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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 world's largest government insurance scheme is now up and running Prime minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana at a massive public rally in Jharkhand on Sunday. Kicking off the scheme Manju Devi Hembram,...
The report says despite progress India and China unlikely to meet the 2030 target even by 2040India miss UN targets to reduce premature deaths because of non communicable diseases by a substantial margin; may not achieve the goals for...
Almost half of resident doctors reported burnout symptoms and 14 percent reported regret over their career choice in this new study In a study of nearly 3,600 second-year residents who were followed-up with questionnaires since medical school, 45 percent reported...
Social media, radio and television messages to create buzz about the low hemoglobin disease that plagues the entire country but women are the worst hit Anemia cards, whatsapp messages and radio jockeys talking anemia - these are just some of...
India's under five mortality now equals global child death rate The total number of under five child deaths have fallen below the one million mark for the first time in history, as per UN estimates. India's share of global child mortality...
A medical assessment of the ECG, atrial fibrillation (AF) detection features of the new Apple WatchApple watch 4 has got FDA approval as an over-the-counter product in US for Electrocardiogram (ECG) readings/recordings and another feature that detects Atrial fibrillation...
Last year NHS England adopted a protocol for recording sexual orientation information. India should follow suitThursday's Supreme Court ruling making it legal in India to be gay or lesbian has opened floodgates of celebration and emotion. The realists though...
Neurologists may eventually be able to use a simple eye scan to detect Parkinson's disease in its earliest stages People with Parkinson’s disease gradually lose brain cells that produce dopamine, a substance that helps control movement. A new study has...
The scheme will be launched on September 25, birthday of Deen Dayal Upadhyay From September 25, 50 crore Indians will no longer face the sword of impoverishment because of catastrophic medical expenses, prime minister Narendra Modi announced from the ramparts...
The new test can be administered in emergency rooms A new high sensitivity blood test for cardiac troponin rules out heart attack in emergency room patients faster than a conventional method. According to new research in the American Heart Association's journal...

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