Monthly Archives: October 2012

Medicines should be within reach of common man: Supreme Court

The judges observed that the prices of the drugs were so high that it left the patient with the option of either to die...

Government to introduce new food standardisation norms

New Delhi: The government will further strengthen food safety in the country by introducing standards regulations to bring quality of Indian food items at...

Health screening for 22cr School kids in 15 states by AYUSH

The teams will be headed by AYUSH doctors along with three other paramedics. Every block will have to have at least one team. NEW DELHI:...

Now, MUHS to have additional convocation every year

PUNE: Medical graduates from the state, who are bound for higher studies or jobs in foreign countries, will no more have to wait till...

Indian students scored very low in international PISA Exam

Why Indian students scored very low in the international PISA Exam. Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) ranks the Quality of Indian Education It was shocking...

Seven steps to find out if you have the mindset of a doctor

Thousands of young students dream of wearing that crisp, white lab coat, sporting a stethoscope, busily bustling about in hospital wards. Few, however, realise the...

New Guidelines for Doctors treating Low Back Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) - Experts have developed evidence-based guidelines to help doctors manage patients with acute low back pain. Low back pain is...

HIV drug efavirenz cause severe memory declines

Dr Norman Haughey Washington: The way the body metabolizes a commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug that is used long term by patients infected with HIV may...

Rajasthan’s free medicine scheme benefits 2 lakh people daily

“Two lakh (200,000) people take advantage of this scheme every day. Some patients have benefitted more than once. They are being given free essential...

Private hospitals will have to display treatment costs

NEW DELHI: In a major move aimed at checking unnecessary medical tests and procedures, the health ministry on Sunday said it was working on...

Nanoparticles -an Integrative framework for Homeopathy

Nanoparticles, Adaptation, and Network Medicine:  An Integrative Theoretical Framework for Homeopathy The manufacturing process of homeopathic remedies involves trituration (mechanical grinding) and/or succussion (vigorous  pounding...

Peremptory need for Disease wise Homeopathy medicines

Dr. Shiv Dua   The difference between allopathy and homoeopathy is that you need not believe in allopathy and still it succeeds. On the other...

AIIMS international meet against unwanted prescriptions

NEW DELHI: Here's a warning from a medical expert you won't get too often: Do not follow your doctor's prescriptions blindly and question whether...

Govt urged to open hospital under AYUSH in Bhaderwah

BHADERWAH, :Former minister and sitting MLA Bhaderwah Mohammed Sharief Niaz has appealed to the state government to open a new hospital under centrally sponsored...

Rs 650 crores AYUSH Department scam unearthed: Mahajan

Lack of Accountability and transparency in procurement and services has led to big scams in the country, alleged Dr Virender Mahajan president of Federation...

No Value in Influenza Vaccine: Cochrane Collaboration Study

This study is damning of the entire pharmaceutical industry and its minions, the drug testing industry and the medical system that relies on and...

The modus operandi of Differentiating Homeopathic Medicines

Dr.Devendra Kumar Munta MD (Homeo) The modus operandi of Differentiating Homeopathic Medicines by Measuring physiological variability in Human Body temperature --“Research work Ready for open Challenge” Abstract:  Homeopathic...