Take Home Messages for Rural Surgeons from Indian Health Policy 2017

The National Health Policy 2017 comes 15 years after the previous national health policy [http://www.mohfw.nic.in/]. It spells out the Sustainable Development Goals. There are several areas that are of interest to the rural surgeons. THE KEY PRINCIPLES THE PRO – POOR POLICIES: The key policy principles talk about the poor… 

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The Psychology of Alternative Medicine: An Interesting Observation – Guest Blogger Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani

I am sure we all see this day in and day out as doctors. The society is full of socio-medical advisors; I at times will call them Super doctors. For any chronic conditions like diabetes, hypertension, heart problems, obesity etc. whenever you prescribe something the patients and relatives read it… 

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In The News: National Doctor’s Day: Let’s Wish Our Well-Wishers!

July 1 is celebrated all across India as National Doctors’ Day in memory of the legendary physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, a Bharat Ratna awardee and to pay honor to the entire medical profession. “The role of a doctor is to remove the miseries and save the life of a… 

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Increasing risk of cataract in HCV patients receiving anti-HCV therapy

Cataract, which has an estimated prevalence of 33% in the general population, is the second leading cause of visual impairment and vision loss worldwide. Cataract is associated with increasing

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In The News: YOGA Benefits Increasingly Endorsed by Biomedical Research

June 21 is the International Day of Yoga and the whole world is now geared up for celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga. The day is very special for India as Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin over 6,000 years ago in India and… 

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Hand Surgery – Instructional Course

After successful hand surgery instructional courses over last several years, we are ready to welcome you again this year. Several new topics have been added for your benefit. Trauma is common in our country. Delayed presentation of trauma is probably more common. Both require equal attention… An experienced panel will… 

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Diabetes and Depression – a Deadly Mix, Needs a Fix!

Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or…

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