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Severity Of Malaria In Seniors On Dialysis

The octogenarians and the septuagenarians have a higher chance of being infected with renal diseases that may require frequent dialysis. Dialysis helps in removing waste, extra water and salt to prevent the body from accumulating them. This maintains a safe level of the required chemicals in the blood such as potassium, sodium and bicarbonate. This […]

A Great Physician Not Just Treats Diseases But Beyond

It is very important for a doctor to treat and understand beyond the disease to properly get the context and guide them better. Sir William Osler, a famous physician once said, “The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” This changed the way of medicine and inspired […]

DGCI agrees for conducting a study on mixing Covaxin & Covishield – My take on the matter

The Drugs Controller General of India or DCGI grants permission for conducting a study (Phase-4 clinical trial) based on the mixing of Covaxin and Covishield – the two primary Covid-19 vaccines in India. The study is said to be conducted by CMC or Christian Medical College in Vellore and will involve around 300 healthy volunteers.   […]

Dengue vs Malaria: Understanding The Difference

At a time when the news about covid-19 is spreading like wildfire, it is quite easy to forget about the other diseases that are plaguing the human population. Diseases like dengue and malaria are continuing to grow and having a worse impact than one can imagine! Unfortunately, diseases like these aren’t going to just fade […]