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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
New drug called Givosiran reduced the number of acute attacks in porphyria patients by up to 79 percent Acute porphyria is a group of uncommon diseases that can cause severe, potentially life-threatening attacks of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and paralysis....
Clot removal beyond the initial 6hrs improves quality of life after stroke Clot removal beyond the initial 6 hrs improved overall quality of life including mobility when compare to those treated with drugs alone, finds a new study. Stroke survivors have...
Names of four politicians including one BJP MP and one Uttar Pradesh minister have been removed from the PMJAY beneficiary list Exposing loopholes in the beneficiary list of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), the National Health Agency last week...
Measles outbreak reported in Clark County, Washington with 22 confirmed cases and 3 suspected cases The news of outbreak of measles in the US comes in the backdrop of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releasing data for...
Dr Martin Gore was with the Royal Marsden Hospital; died after routine yellow fever vaccination Professor Martin Gore, 67, one of the leading cancer experts of United Kingdom died suddenly after routine yellow fever vaccination, the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation...
As actor-director Rakesh Roshan undergoes surgery for throat cancer, Medibulletin takes you through the disease The cancer spectre has returned to Bollywood, this time with actor director Rakesh Roshan. His star son Hrithik posted a photo on social media on...
Earlier this year a Parliamentary committee had told the Govt expansion pointless without filling vacancies The fact that the Union cabinet continues to approve new AIIMS without plugging gaps in the existing ones, though understandable in an election year, belies...
Long term therapy with lenalidomide improves outcome, survival in multiple myelomaPatients with multiple myeloma treated with long term lenalidomide therapy have improved survival, primarily following stem-cell transplantation. Multiple myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells of bone marrow that...
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...

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