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Dr. A K Dutta

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Dr A K Dutta is a practising general physician with clinical care experience of 13 years. He is based in Delhi and attached to a premier private hospital in South Delhi. He can be reached at: ashokdutta2011@gmail.com
The test looks at gene expression to diagnose the disease A new blood test to diagnose Kawasaki disease on the basis of gene expression is on the anvil, according to a study by researchers at University of California San Diego...
Study finds better treatment outcomes in hypertensives with combination pill People who are prescribed a combination pill to manage their high blood pressure are more likely to take their medicine as instructed. Their health outcomes too are better than those...
Celebrities have come out and spoken about their own battles, yet depression remains poorly understood Two back to back celebrity suicides have shone the spotlight once again on depression. Days after designer Kate Spade was found dead, American chef Anthony Bourdain...
Women who are metabolically healthy but obese have higher risk of cardiovascular diseases compared to normal weight metabolically healthy women Obesity alone can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases in women - including those who are otherwise fit. A new study...
An artificial pancreas measures blood sugar and transmits that information to an insulin pump If your pancreas is acting up and cannot control your blood sugar any more, why not get a machine to do that for you? Why not,...
Current methods are subjective, the evaluators' biases tend to creep inResearchers at the Johns Hopkins University have devised a method in which a smartphone application may be used to determine the severity of Parkinson's Disease (PD). In an article in...
The drug when given to humans can kill mosquitoes that bite them upto 28 days after treatment A drug commonly used to treat parasitic diseases could have use in malaria control too. A randomised trial published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases...
Of particular concern is the possibility of "moral hazard" procedures like elective C-secs bleeding the exchequerThird party clinical audits, pre-authorisation of non-emergency procedures and reimbursement of possible "moral hazard" procedures like Caesarean sections and hysterectomies only if they are...
Government reply in the Lok Sabha highlights the massive manpower shortage plaguing mental healthcare even though as per the law it is the patient's right to get treated India is grappling with a crippling shortage of mental health professionals, the...
Health cover plan is important but in the battle against non-communicable diseases, prevention may hold the key for India's huge rural population with scant access to tertiary careIn the noise over whether the National Health Protection Scheme is financially...

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