CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Endocrine Disorders Kshirod Kumar Mishra, Neena Sawant1, Shobit Garg2 Department of Psychiatry, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, 1Department of Psychiatry, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 2Department of Psychiatry, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India […]

A delightful epistle written by a colleague A Misconstrued Medico Dear Sir, I belong to a profession that Shashi Tharoorji would describe as ‘Somatic decrepitude mender’ and in common parlance… ‘Doctor’. Of late, I had some weird experiences which I would like to share with you sir! Recently I travelled with my family by flight […]

Chapter I. Treatment, rehabilitation and social reintegration for drug use disorders: essential components of drug demand reduction A. Background 1. Concern for the health and welfare of humankind is the cornerstone of the international drug control frame- work. The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol,4 the Convention on […]

Interactions between antiepileptic drugs Review Clinically important drug interactions in epilepsy: general features and interactions between antiepileptic drugs Philip N Patsalos and Emilio Perucca There are two types of interactions between drugs, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic. For antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), pharmacokinetic interactions are the most notable type, but pharmacodynamic interactions involving reciprocal potentiation of pharmacological effects […]

GODS IN THE OPERATION THEATRE‘Can I see one surgery?’ my engineer brother queried when he once came visiting me. He had never been inside an operation theatre. Spending time in any profession except our own is always fascinating but nothing beats the experience of an actual surgery for a layperson. I rubbed my hands in […] NOEL HARPER & ORS. UNION OF INDIA & ANR. VERSUS WITH …PETITIONERS …RESPONDENTS 1 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 566 OF 2021 WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 634 OF 2021 AND WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 751 OF 2021 JUDGMENT A.M. KHANWILKAR, J. 1. These petitions under Article […]

ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL CONSULTANTS MUMBAI Public Trust Act 1950 Regn. No. F – 7373 Bom Societies Regn. Act Xxlof 1860 Regn. No. Bom-454/81 GBBSD 302, The Summit Business Park Premises Chsl, Opp. PVR Cinema, Andheri (East), Mumbai – 40093 Tel: 022 2683 6019 2682 1109 2684 1109 98674 50066 Managing Trustee DR. KISHORE ADYANTHAYA 9867122776 […]

CAN BRAIN SCANS REVEALassociations between MRI scans and various cognitive, behavioural and demographic traits, in samples ranging from 25 people to more than 32,000.In simulated studies involving thousands of people, the researchers identified reliable correlations that linked brain structure and activity in particular regions with behavioural traits — associations that they could replicate in different […]

8 fights worth picking with your kids:Parenting is hard. We’re all figuring it out as we go. One of the most difficult things to sort through is when to take a stand, And when to let up. There’s no magic formula for figuring this out, But these are a few things I’ve found worth squaring […]

To summarise the lessons learnt…..From 38 yrs of private practice in Hisar town with then population of less than one lac now Medical Hub of Northern India Never ever fear the judicial process. If there are unhappy moments during any part of treatment process, try that the matter goes in legal process rather than any […]

Basic mechanisms of antiepileptic drugs and their pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic interactions: an updateW3adys3aw Lasoñ1,2, Monika Dudra-Jastrzêbska3,5, Konrad Rejdak4, Stanis3aw J. Czuczwar3,5􏰀Department of Experimental Neuroendocrinology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Smêtna 12, PL 31-343 Kraków, PolandDepartment of Drug Management, Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University, Medical College, Grzegórzecka 20, PL 31-351 Kraków, Poland!Department of Pathophysiology, “Department of Neurology, Medical […]

Am I taking a break from pandemic-related news? Is the pandemic over? No, then why in the midst of the pandemic, I’m doing this long thread on something different? Will disclose the reason in the end…..but I think this fascinating tale needed to be told to my twitter family 1/Most of my close associates are […]

VIEWPOINTList of essential psychotherapeutic medicines 2019 of India: When science was left behindArpit Parmar, Santanu Nath1, Susanta Kumar PadhyDepartment of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 1Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Deoghar, Jharkhand, IndiaINTRODUCTIONThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has recently come up with […]

Presented by Dr. S.M.Kantikar National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission New Delhi [] 26 March 2022 at Jabalpur (MP) 1 Doctor’s liability Criminal liability Civil liability Contractual CPA,2019 PRB 2 To succeed to claim, the C/o has to prove 1. Duty towards patient 2. Deficiency in duty (breach) 3. Directly results- injury (causa causans ) 4. […]

“The God is Dead.” This is the headline which is passing through the minds of scores of patients who were treated by Dr. Archana Sharma. A Gynaecologist par excellence, a Gold medalist, always scoring above 90% in academics, brilliant orator etc is no more with us. It’s not just a loss to the family but […]

Doctors of India, never make the mistake of going to villages. Everywhere Vikas Dubey or Ballya Joshi gang gang’s gang are sitting to hunt you. 🥵💥!! ️ 20 August 2020, 11 PM – My name is Dr. Sunit Upadhyay. I was Associate Professor and Department President in Psychiatry Department in Govt Medical College Gujarat. More […]

We , at FOGSI, are extremely pained at what happenned at Anand hospital in Rajasthan .A patient died at the hospital of complications of delivery . We understand that the family gets devastated at the loss of a pregnant woman who leaves behind a new born . We also understand the need for the police […]

INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION UTTARANCHAL STATE BRANCH (Registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1860)Affiliated to IMA Hqrs., New Delhi47, Ballupur Road, Dehradun – 248001President ElectDr. C. S. Joshi jmhjoshi@gmail.comVice President, Zone-IDr. Dinesh Singh neelkanthnetralaya@gmail.comVice President, Zone-II Dr. D. M. Gahlot drdmgahlot@gmail.comHony. TreasurerDr. Sanjay Upreti drsanjayupreti@gmail.comHony. Jt. SecretaryDr. Amit Singh dramitsingh@hotmail.comHony.Jt. SecretaryDr. Rahul Singh, IMA […]

INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION UTTARANCHAL STATE BRANCH (Registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1860) Affiliated to IMA Hqrs., New Delhi 47, Ballupur Road, Dehradun – 248001 President Elect Dr. C. S. Joshi Vice President, Zone-I Dr. Dinesh Singh Vice President, Zone-II Dr. D. M. Gahlot Hony. Treasurer Dr. Sanjay Upreti Hony. […]

Gene expression profiling in practitioners of Sudarshan Kriya Author links open overlay panelHimaniSharmaaNeetaSinghaShow moreShareCite rights and contentAbstract BackgroundThe rapid pace of life, eating habits, and environmental pollution have increased stress levels and its related disorders. The complex molecular response to stress is mediated by stress genes and a variety of regulatory pathways. Oxidative stress is […]

Antidepressant efficacy of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) in melancholia: a randomized comparison with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and imipramine Author links open overlay panelN.JanakiramaiahA.VedamurthacharcShow moreOutlineShareCite rights and contentAbstractBackground: Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) is a procedure that involves essentially rhythmic hyperventilation at different rates of breathing. The antidepressant efficacy of SKY was demonstrated in dysthymia in a […]

The earliest written reference to Cannabis sativa in India is believed to have been recorded in the Atharvaveda, dating to about 1500 BCE. HighlightsFrom being consumed at weddings or festivals, or as an offering at temples on Maha Shivaratri, the consumption of bhang in India has traditionally been defined by religious undertones.These ritualistic concessions may […]

Logo 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Indian Medico- Legal & Ethics Association Professional Assistance / Welfare Scheme The scheme shall be known as PAS “Professional Assistance Scheme”. ONLY the life member of IMLEA & IAP shall be the beneficiary of this scheme on yearly basis. The member can renew to remain continuous beneficiary of this […]

A N O S O G N O S I A Anosognosia, a temporary forgetfulness, by French Professor, Bruno Dor, of the Institute of Memory and Alzheimer’s Disease (IMMA),La Pitié-Salpêtrière, Hospital, Paris. He addresses the subject in a rather reassuring way: “If anyone is aware of his memory problems, he does not have Alzheimer’s.” I […]

Woke’ psychiatrists have lost sight of the biological causes of mental illness THOMAS UNGARCONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAILPUBLISHED OCTOBER 9, 2021Email to friendShare on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsAppThomas Ungar is an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a research consultant with the Mental Health Commission of Canada. […]

Summary: People who suffer from a neurological or mental health condition are at increased risk of developing another disorder later in life. Parkinson’s disease patients are four times more likely to develop dementia, and those with mental health disorders were also at greater risk of developing dementia later in life. Source: University of Waterloo People […]

MANUAL ON MENTAL HEALTH CARE OF TRANSGENDERED PERSONS IN INDIA FOR PRACTISING PSYCHIATRISTS FIRST EDITION 2021 Naveen Manohar Pai Shalini S Naik C. Naveen Kumar Suresh Bada Math National Institute of Mental Health and NeuroSciences (Institute of National Importance) Bengaluru-560029 NIMHANS Publication No. 205 EDITORS Dr. Naveen Manohar Pai, DPM, MD, (PGDMLE) Senior Resident, Department […]

।।श्रीगणेशाय नमः।। आजकल कुछ लोग कहते हैं ,जब मानव सभ्यता 7,000 वर्ष प्राचीन है फिर रामायण-महाभारत प्रामाणिक कैसे हो सकते हैं ? होमोसेपियंस की उत्पत्ति 40,000 वर्ष पहले हुई तब वह जंगली शिकारी था जो बिना कपड़ों के रहता था। जानवरों की खाल और वृक्षों की छाल पहनता था। पत्थरों के औजारों का प्रयोग करता […]

वंश व गोत्र का रहस्य: हमारे धार्मिक ग्रंथ और हमारी सनातन हिन्दू परंपरा के अनुसार पुत्र (बेटा) को कुलदीपक अथवा वंश को आगे बढ़ाने वाला माना जाता है….. उसे गोत्र का वाहक माना जाता है.आखिर क्यों सिर्फ पुत्र को ही वंश का वाहक माना जाता है ? असल में इसका कारण…. पुरुष प्रधान समाज अथवा […]

इंग्लैंड के रॉयल कॉलेज ओफ़ मिड वाइव्ज़ की प्रमुख ने आज उन परिवारों से माफ़ी माँगी है जो उनकी उस ग़लत नीति एवं कैम्पेन का शिकार हुए जिसमें कहा गया था की प्रसूता के लिए सीजेरियन अंतिम विकल्प होना चाहिए ।रॉयल कॉलेज की इस मुहिम में सामान्य प्रसव के लिए अंतिम समय तक प्रयास के […] The “Supreme Judgment” with manifold reliefs to Doctors and Hospital : Perhaps the year end gift for Doctors. Adv. ROHiT ERANDE.©️ a. Non availability of Operation Theatre is not a valid ground to hold Hospital Negligent : b. Non functioning of Machines and Equipments cannot be said to be Negligence. c. It is an […]

The answer is practical No. The Indian medical degree may be qualified to sit for the licencing examination of countries like USA/UK/Australia but it does not automatically confer the right to practice. This is the hard fact which I realized even after acquiring a specialist medical degree from a premier medical institute of India (CMC […]

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House in the sun and ‘she’(On the occasion of International Women’s Day) (C) Dr. Rajas DeshpandeNeurologistPune / Mumbai “My elder brother is very angry sir- even mother can’t say anything in front of him. He raises his hand on us a lot of times. Drunk mom, beats me with kicks. He has a friend, they […]

SC enforces a landmark ruling on death penalty A bench headed by Justice Uday U Lalit has made psychological evaluation of the condemned prisoner mandatory, as well as a report on the inmate’s conduct at the time of examining whether the gallows remains the only fitting punishment.The Supreme Court. (HT PHOTO.)The Supreme Court. (HT PHOTO.)Updated […]

शायद कोई बड़े दृष्टिकोण से इस क्षेत्र में आएगा तब निश्चय ही भारत जैसे बड़े देश से फीस कम होने के कारण बच्चों को बाहर नहीं जाना पड़ेगा ।अभी सरकार की भी बड़ी योजनाएं हैं मेडिकल कॉलेज को खोलने की और प्राइवेट मेडिकल कॉलेज यदि इस उद्देश्य से खोले जाएं की उन में फीस कम […]

Govt doctors can now form start-ups, hold adjunct positions in firmsThis provision is a part of a new policy push by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)/ Department of Health Research (DHR), which was released on Thursday by the Union Health Ministry. Govt doctors can now form start-ups, hold adjunct positions in firmsGovt doctors […]

आत्महत्या और मानसिकता आत्महत्या एक बहुत ही जटिल और अद्भुत प्रक्रिया है। अनादि काल से, इस विषय ने दार्शनिकों, समाजशास्त्रियों, कलाकारों और चिकित्सकों का ध्यान आकर्षित किया है, जो इस विषय पर अपने विचार व्यक्त करते रहे हैं। आत्महत्या को लेकर कई भ्रांतियां हैं। तथ्य यह हैं कि इस विषय पर अभी भी कोई विशेष […]

3rd edition Edited by George M Hall How to Write a Paper Third edition How to Write a Paper Third edition Edited by George M Hall Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London © BMJ Publishing Group 2003 BMJ Books is an imprint of the BMJ Publishing Group All […]

Writing in Science & Medicine: The Investigator’s Guide to Writing for Clarity and Style Writing in Science and Medicine: The Investigator’s Guide to Writing For Clarity and Style Principal Investigators Association | 2 A Note from the Publisher Dear Professional: Thank you for ordering the “Writing in Science and Medicine: The Investigator’s Guide to […]

ALGORITHMS IN MEDICINE Edition – 2018 Medical Division Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore ALGORITHMS IN MEDICINE Editor – in – chief Air Cmde DS Chadha Editors Gp Capt Kishore Kumar Surg Lt Cdr RN Hiremath Published by Command Hospital (Air Force) Bangalore Edition 2018 Disclaimer The endeavour of editors and authors is provide the readers […]

A patient is examined on a table. A medical provider listens to the patient’s stomach with a stethoscope.A patient with long-lasting symptoms of COVID-19, a condition known as long COVID, gets an exam at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel. Researchers are wor…Read MorePHOTOGRAPH BY AMIR COHEN, REUTERSSCIENCECORONAVIRUS COVERAGEAs long COVID cases grow, clues emerge […]

रजजस्ट्री स.ं डी.एल.- 33004/99 REGD. No. D. L.-33004/99 स.ं 103] No. 103] CG-DL-E-23022022-233681 असाधारण EXTRAORDINARY भाग III—खण्ड 4 PART III—Section 4 प्राजधकार से प्रकाजित PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY नई ददल्ली, मगं लिार, फरिरी 22, 2022/फाल्गनु 3, 1943 NEW DELHI, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2022/PHALGUNA 3, 1943 राष्ट्रीय आयर्वु िज्ञान आयोग (स्नातकोत्तर आयर्वु िज्ञान जिक्षा बोड)ड अजधसचू ना […]

Career options for MBBS India produces 87000 MBBS every year, 20000 Foreign Medical Graduates come to India every year. Even if only 16% clear the Foreign Medical Graduates exam that still makes the number of qualified and licensed MBBS doctors produced yearly at 70200. Government which is the largest employer has 1750 vacancies every year […]

How to Beat Stress, Fear and Lack of Concentration? 7 Tips For Students Appearing For Board Exams Without being in the classrooms for the last two years students are suddenly appearing for their 10th and 12th standard exams. (Representative image) Many students are anxious about the future and lack concentration. Without being in classrooms for […]

‍ 🧩 Medical Mnemonics ✍ Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) refers to a condition of pathologically enlarged ventricular size with normal opening pressures on lumbar puncture. NPH is a form of communicating hydrocephalus and is distinguished from obstructive or noncommunicating hydrocephalus, in which there is a structural blockage of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulation within the […]

Psychoneuroimmunology is a multidisciplinary field spanning immunology, psychology and neuro-endocrinology.Developing an understanding of the relationship between psychosocial factors, behaviour, immunity and health is a central focus in psychoneuroimmunology (PNI). A broader point of focus in behavioural medicine (mind-body medicine) is the wellness and ongoing development of the individual on all levels – physical, emotional, mental […]

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)GUIDELINES FOR PARENTSSuspecting Autism and Care of Children with AutismConvener: Aparajita Gupta Members: Sharmila B Mukherjee,Samir H Dalwai, Devendra GabaAcknowledgment: Neurodevelopment and Disability Chapter, IAPfor Detection ChartsFAQs on SUSPECTING AUTISM AND CARE OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM My son is 11 months old. He sometimes does not respond to his name when […]

How To Take Care of My Child 1. Guidelines for Healthy Eating and Junk Food 2. Guidelines for Normal Sleep and Physical Activity 3. Guideline for Dental Care, Diapers, and Clothing 4. Guidelines for Prevention of Accidents and Injuries 5. Screentime Guidelines for Parents 6. Guideline for School and My Child: Parental Concerns Regarding Schooling […]

Indian J Med Res 154, September 2021, pp **-** DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_930_19 Survey of autism spectrum disorder in Chandigarh, India Priti Arun & Bir Singh Chavan Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India Received May 23, 2019 Quick Response Code: Background & objectives: Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been reportedly on […]