Lead Articles

September 15, 2015

Palliative Healthcare

There is a need to have a paradigm shift in approach to patients who are terminally ill with incurable ailments. They are in terrible pain and […]
August 29, 2015

Improving critical healthcare

India’s emergency healthcare system is in tatters. The moment there’s an accident it’s the police who are called first rather than getting the attention and help […]
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 […]