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Dr O P Choudhury

Dr O P Choudhury
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Dr O P Choudhury is a founding member and the editor of MediBulletin.com. A practising doctor for the last 16 years, he has been working in the neurology department of Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals for more than ten years. You can contact him at: dr.opchoudhury@medibulletin.com
The new scanner EXPLORER can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once The world's first medical imaging scanner, EXPLORER that can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once, has been unveiled. EXPLORER combines...
Last year the US state department announced the decision to withdraw funding to the UN Population agency The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is struggling with a funding gap of $350 million over the next three years; had the United...
Study by Public Health Foundation of India, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine etc uses diabetes and hypertension and demonstrate effectiveness Equipping a trained health worker with a tablet and appropriate applications can work wonders in India's fight against...
The 5th International Conference on Family Planning kicked off at the capital of Rwanda on Monday The world may miss the Family Planning 2020 target of providing contraception access to 120 million more women by 2020. As policymakers, governments and researchers...
Coronary calcium level is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack Testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack, claims a new...
Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis or SSPE is a gradually progressive degenerative disease of the brain caused by infection with measles virus A 13 year old boy was brought to a private hospital in Delhi with complaints of forgetfulness. Parents noticed that...
In his piece for The Lancet, WHO DG talks of inadequate political leadership Forty years after the Alma Ata declaration that resolved to make primary health care accessible to everybody, half of the world's population still do not have access...
A common over-the-counter painkiller, paracetamol or acetaminophen causes acute liver failure at high doses The every day paracetamol hides a sinister secret. Your go to drug from fever and body ache is also the leading cause of acute liver failure...
A longstanding sufferer of hair loss experienced significant hair regrowth while being treated for eczema A 13-year-old patient, who has alopecia totalis - a total lack of scalp hair - along with eczema, experienced significant hair regrowth while being treated...
Nail polishes with 'n-free' labels still contain toxic compounds harmful to human health Consumer awareness and potential health effects of nail polish has compelled manufacturers to  remove potentially toxic ingredients and label their products as being free of those substances....

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