Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Prevalence, its complications and prevention

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Chronic kidney disease is a worldwide public health problem with an increasing incidence, prevalence, and high cost. The results of chronic kidney disease may include kidney failure, decreased kidney function and cardiovascular disease. Current evidence suggests that some of these adverse results can be prevented or delayed by early detection and treatment. Unfortunately, chronic kidney… Read more »

Service Doctors up in arms against Central Government on NPA issue

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Call 7th CPC recommendations death knell for Govt Health Institutions      New Delhi: Service doctors in the country are up in arms against central government for delinking of Non Practising allowance (NPA) from basic pay. On July 16, service doctors organizations’ joint council JACSDO in its GBM alleged that the government is out to… Read more »

AICDF pushes NPPA to increase the range of the medicines under NLEM

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New Delhi : Recent surveys and high demands of thyroxine sodium clearly states that in India there are number of patients suffering from different levels and types of thyroid disease. Indian government claiming that GST implementation will definitely reduce the prices of the essential drugs, but government covers only insulin, critical-care products for kidney ailments,… Read more »

After 14yrs of aborted hope, Stem Cells made her Mother

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In treating infertile women, stem cells are Eureka moment New Delhi: For 42 years old Kanpur woman, it was a veritable ‘Eureka’ moment, thanks to injection of her own stem cells. She found her bundle of joy after 14 years of a wild goose chase. The infertile lady Kiran (name changed) tried almost all options… Read more »

Quack in Hospitals ? Ayush Doctors in Hospitals

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CAN PRACTISE AYURVEDA, UNANI AND HOMEOPATHY There is quack in your hospital/healthcare It should not surprise you when your near and dear admitted in city hospital ICU suddenly becomes critical and after sometime pronounced dead. You, when regain consciousness ponder how it has happened so suddenly, almost in a jiffy. The patient who was stable… Read more »

American Food Supplement Company launches itself big time in India

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Unicity International claims its products reverse metabolic syndromes to normal New Delhi/ Bangalore: The American food supplement company, Unicity International, which launched itself in India big time on 12 July, calls its products Genomeceuticals because they act on the genome level of health. Unicity’s products are unique in the sense that they are world’s first… Read more »

Pharma Business, A Game of Profits

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New Delhi : Despite the efforts and rules of Indian government to make medical facilities affordable for the end users, there seems no benefits to the consumers. Like govt made compulsory to write generic medicines for the doctors, so that patients can get same composition but at lower prices. In actual, the situation is totally… Read more »

Hard to control Internet drug business: NCB

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New Delhi : The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has cleared that India becomes a prime supplier to supply psychotropic drugs to other countries like USA, Europe etc. through online channels. Psychotropic drugs used to control the mind, emotions, and behaviour and its very bad for health. The trend of using psychotropic medication is common among… Read more »

Aadhar card made mandatory for Registration as a Pharmacist

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New Delhi : To bring transparency in the pharma sector, Government all set to work on all aspects to check fraudulent activities. Like in India, there are many pharmacists who make more than one registration will be duped. Government gave instructions to all the pharmacists to link their pharmacist’s base number in their license within… Read more »

Nailed with 150 pins, Spooky man baffled surgeons

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It took a marathon surgery to save bizarre ‘pin’ man New Delhi/Faridabad: It was as if he was bombarded with pins and needles. About 150 of them had got perilously planted in the different vital places of the body. It took surgeons of almost all specialities of Asian Institute of Medical Sciences to pick them… Read more »