Monthly Archives: July 2017

Vitamin-D deficiency predicts infections in young north Indian children: A secondary data analysis

Vitamin D deficiency is considered to be the most common nutritional deficiency and often one of the most commonly undiagnosed medical conditions in the world. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in young children is around 50–90% in the Indian subcontinent. Vitamin D is primarily produced in the skin after…

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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 []. 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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