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Change ahead. Are we ready?

When the whole world witnessed the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009-10, India was significantly affected too. When we are in the midst of another pandemic, of COVID-19, is there something that we can learn...

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Doctor-Patient Relationship

“The doctor didn’t even look at me before writing out a prescription!” “That patient’s relatives threatened me about the consequences if she doesn’t recover.” “The doctor was very critical and judgmental about me.” “That...

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Why is it hard to lose weight?

“I can’t lose weight! I am doing everything I can!” Inability to lose weight is a very common grievance. Weight loss is unquestionably difficult. An important reason for this difficulty is the misconception regarding...


Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a non-specific test for inflammation. It is easy to perform, widely available and inexpensive, making it a widely used screening test. It is also used as a monitoring tool for...