Relative risk, absolute risk reduction and number needed to treat.

In medical practice comparison is important, because there are many ways to treat a disease and better one has to be delivered to patient, further better one has to be measured in terms amount of benefit it gives, if amount … Read the rest

How to prevent law suits against doctors when doctor is at fault.

Today I was reading an article from heart-wire “Patients Who Won’t Sue Their Doctors — Even When They Could” I found it interesting; I thought I should share my views on this. All of us know, we humans can make

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Construction of hospital in residential area

These days for doctors it has become problem for building a hospital, people around the site give complaint to municipality or corporation when you start constructing your hospital. 

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How to read Cath lab quotation (KV and Kev , Ma, MHU)

For cardiologist who wishes to venture a cathlab an expensive machine without understanding terminology mentioned in quotation of manufacture is not sensible. A typical cathlab quotation is filled with terminology which is related to physics and technology. This technical terms

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Chloroquine for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Autophagy is cellular survival mechanism during starvation, by Autophagy cells get their energy from lysosomal degradation of its own cellular components. This mechanism is seen more commonly seen in cancer cells. In pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle

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Eldest kid has higher risk of hypertension and diabetes

Eldest kid has increased risk of developing hypertension and also diabetes as per study published in January 30, 2013 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.  In this trial 85 healthy kids aged between 4 to 11 years
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Calcium supplementation but not Vitamin D increases heart attack:

Serum level of Calcium (Ca) is tightly regulated in body. Decrease in levels of Ca increases absorption of Ca from gut and decrease excretion from kidney, and increases absorption from bone, leading osteoporosis and fracture. To prevent fracture in elderly
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