Lead Articles

August 29, 2015

Should Doctors save themselves or their patients?

A pup wagged his tail, looking forward to being loved by the boy. In turn the boy picked up a stone to attack the ‘bad’ dog. Others […]
August 23, 2015

India’s Health Care is deficient! Cuba shows the way!!

India squanders much of its scarce health funds on over-treatment, exposure to contagion through over-hospitalization, creation of illnesses through un-necessary investigations, disease-focused instead of prevention-focused interventions, […]
August 23, 2015

Medicalization a big Menace

It is well known that clinical medicines have side effects and reactions and many a time these lead to a situation worse than the original. It […]
August 23, 2015

Ethics only way out of crisis in medical practice

There are three basic principles of medical ethics: autonomy; beneficence; and non-malfeasance. Being ethical simply means respecting your patient’s ability to make his own decisions for […]
August 23, 2015

Empathy is the basic tool in good medical practice!

While empathy is key to all professions medical practitioners need to apply it in the first instance. Compassion, sympathy, care, kindness, pity et al come much […]
July 21, 2015

Ailments on the rise due to faulty Life style: Can Vitamin D help?

Vitamin D has been relatively obscure member of the vitamins family and its application in the past has been limited to rickets i e soft and […]