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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
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....
The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the coverage of HPV vaccine to include men and women aged 27 to 45 years The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded the recommended coverage of HPV vaccine, to include men and...
Genome sequencing could completely replace time consuming standard resistance testing in drug-resistant tuberculosisA new study published in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown that genome sequencing can improve tuberculosis treatment. It can replace...
American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their groundbreaking research...
Diphtheria death toll in Delhi rises to 26 after two more children died of the infectious disease on Sunday Two more children died on Sunday due to diphtheria at Corporation run Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Diseases Hospital in Kingsway Camp, taking...
Targeted plasticity therapy doubles rate of movement recovery in stroke patients A new rehabilitation technique called targeted plasticity therapy (TPT) could double movement recovery in stroke patients. The novel technique invented by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas has...
In India's most backward district, village with unusual number of cancer patients wonders if it will pay for treatment trips to Delhi and Jaipur Nasru thinks he is seeing a doctor in Alwar for an inflammed jawbone. His family did...

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