Lead Articles

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 […]
July 16, 2015

Why should doctors strike? Delhi doctors are aggrieved lot indeed!!

The Trade Union Act 1926 provided limited right to strike by legalizing certain activities of a registered trade union in furtherance of a trade dispute. But […]
July 15, 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, […]
June 13, 2015

Doctors live in melancholy and despair, why?

Only 6 percent of doctors are happy with their jobs, they commit suicide at twice the rate of the general population. Most would not recommend the […]
May 27, 2015

Health Insurance

Diseases are inevitable in the life of each one of us and can lead to financial distress and indebtedness, besides physical pain, emotional stress, and loss […]