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Madras HC had earlier restrained the publication.
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They are also opposing online pharmacy.
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"The worst kind of assault that a patient’s family can do to a doctor."
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'India will treat anyone with HIV and AIDS.'
This could help do away with biopsies.
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You have to stay ahead of the curve to survive.
Would Ranbir’s character change Anushka’s diaper once she became incontinent? Would he sit by her side as she faded?
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The general practitioner (GP) has been relegated to a position at the bottom of the medical ladder, with the higher rungs occupied by specialists. The diverse skillset needed to run a successful family practice, and the fact that a general grasp of different specialties makes a worthy specialty in itself, has never been appreciated. The rampant specialty cult in the country has thus stripped family practice of its prestige and allure.
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After years of debate and legal battles, India will soon decide whether or not to pass a law to legalize “passive euthanasia”. The Union government has released a draft Bill on it and has invited publ...
It was when I started studying in a university abroad that I realised the full extent of damage done by my schooling. For instance, in my first year I could not turn in an English literature essay of substance. My university education became the beginning of my un-schooling. But how many of us have this opportunity to undergo this un-schooling? I did three years of BA, followed by a year of postgraduation studies, and I still feel the effects of this schooling on me. So what of others?
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Unsurprisingly, even the strongest antibiotics don't appear to work. In the story of co-evolution and natural selection, bacteria have evolved to resist the threat posed by these drugs. We have now entered, as several experts point out, a post-antibiotic world.
Recent data shows that levels of immunisations are stagnating or decreasing across many Indian states. Even in states that often do well in standard socioeconomic indicators such as Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Punjab, there is a decline in immunization coverage in comparison to previous years. We need to find out urgently why?
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Suniti Solomon, the doctor credited with documenting the first evidence of HIV infection in India, in 1986, passed away at her residence in Chennai on Tuesday. She was 74 and diagnosed with cancer thr...
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LONDON - A Nobel Prize Medal for medicine awarded to German Jewish refugee Hans Krebs is to be auctioned by Sotheby's to raise money to train scientists, the auction house said on Thursday. Krebs won...
NEW DELHI—Jokes about illegible scribbles of doctors that made patients scratch their heads may soon become a thing of past. The Union Health Ministry will soon come out with a gazette notification as...
Morphine is a key narcotic drug that serves the fundamental purpose of treating moderate to severe pain. It minimises the suffering of millions of patients worldwide. Yet, in other parts of the world - including India -- many patients end up in needless pain because they are denied adequate relief.
When I was twenty-three years old my mother died. I had spent most of my college years dreading that moment, as the weekend I started classes at university she was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer.