Yearly Archives: 2012

Homeopathy in HIV – double-blind placebo controlled study

Homeopathy in HIV infection: a trial report of double-blind placebo controlled study. Rastogi DP, Singh VP, Singh V, Dey SK, Rao K. Central Council for Research...

Homeopathy in water and electrolyte imbalance

Prof (Dr) Krishnendu Maity**, Ms. Ajaya Sharma*, Ms. Poonam Sharma*, Mr. Chandrakant Pandey* The Homœopathic system has curative medicine, though certain medicines have applied and...

Questions on Infectious Diseases

Write in brief about fever, its pathogenesis, clinical manifestations or types of fever and its treatment. Write about 4 fever drug indications Write in brief...

Guidance on using Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) assessment

Decisions about the use of MCQs are always a matter of judgment as to whether their properties suit the assessment circumstances and purposes. Two main...

Faculty Development Programme by Medical Council of India

The Medical Council of India, by the MCI Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997, made it mandatory for all medical colleges to establish Medical...

Twelve tips for teaching reflection at medical education

Louise Aronson Background: Review of studies published in medical education journals over the last decade reveals a diversity of pedagogical approaches and educational goals related...

Compositae Family drugs in Homoeopathy

Dr Vivek N Patil It is one of the biggest family in our materia medica. There are 60 remedies mentioned in our MM. They are...

Google Health service will be discontinued in 2013

This is an important Google Health service announcement. As announced in June, 2011, the Google Health service will be discontinued as of January 1, 2013....

Key note prescribing in Homoeopathy – relevance & features

Dr  Smitha Brahmachari Dept. of Repertory, National Institute of Homoeopathy. “I keep six honest serving men; they taught me all I know, Their names are what,...

Questions from Kerala MD Homoeopathy Entrance 2011-‘12

Paper 1 & 2 Total questions: 150   Correct answer: +3  Marks     Wrong answer: -1 PAPER I: 1. Medial border of axilla is formed by? a. Pectoralis...

Govt to reform homoeopathy in Pakistan

Federal Minister for National Regulation and Services Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said the federal government will soon reform the 1965 Homoeopath Act and...

How to make Homoeopathy more popular and acceptable

Dr V Krishnamurthy Of late, there has been repeated hue and cry from homoeopaths against governments and others for not giving due recognition to homoeopathy....

Health Related Courses by Apollo Hospital Group

Health Related Courses by Apollo Hospital Group Medvarsity is the 1st Medical online portal in India which is backed by Apollo Hospitals group. Apollo Hospitals is...

Quarter Model: In-training Assessment of Undergraduate Students

The Quarter Model: A Proposed Approach for In-training Assessment of Undergraduate Students in Indian Medical Schools In-training Assessment (ITA) has the potential to test a...

Interpretation of rubrics in Boericke’s repertory

Dr.Sr. Temy Thomas M D (Hom) 1.Coma Vigil Extreme dementia with cortical white matter degeneration which may accompany apparently uncomplicated head injuries 2.Coma A state of unconsciousness...

Liliacae family Homoeopathy remedies

Only one family in the materia medica belonging to class monocotyledon. The peculiar modification is seen in the stems which are are rhizomes, corns...

Magnesium in Homoeopathy

Dr. Vivek N. Patil Magnesium is a silver-white metal best known for its lightness. Magnesium is the lightest metal that is strong enough for use...

Last moment revision in Anatomy to Practice of Medicine

Dr Sajeev V Medical Officer, Department of Homoeopathy Govt. of Kerala Cranial Nerves 12 pairs of Cranial Nerves Part of Peripheral Nervous System All cranial Nerves Except  1&2 arise...

The use of Hering's Law Assessment Tool in clinical trials

In this edition, Hugh Harrison describes how the Hering's Law Assessment Tool (HELAT) was developed during  a randomised controlled trial of individualised homeopathy in...

Fungi medicines in Homoeopathy

Dr Vivek N Patil Fungi are a very large group of Thallophytes without chlorophyll. They reproduce by means of spores. They may occur in water,...