The ear-buds of my 9 year old was changed about an year ago and they’ve been really painful ever since. Though the auscultating power of the stethoscope was not compromised after the change, I found it more and more uncomfortable
The Central Government of India demands every doctor in India to prescribe only the generic name of the medicine and not to write the brand names. Many states in India, including Kerala have already adopted this guideline into their system.
The use of nebulisers at home is on the rise and more people are looking to buy one for themselves. That is simply because of the ease with which one can use a nebulizer safely at home, practically removing the
A doctor was humiliated by the by-standers of a patient because they believed that the injection prescribed by the doctor was the reason for the patient’s body weakness! This article is the first one of it’s kind at BeingTheDoctor where
In the past few years, I had to face many persons questioning the safety of vaccines. The vast majority of them are concerned about the mercury content in vaccines. Why use Thiomersal in vaccines? Isn’t it a mercury containing harmful
Diabetes, also called as Diabetes Mellitus is a non communicable disease which is now being considered as a group of diseases rather than a single disease entity. There is a normal range of blood glucose or sugar in our body.
Being the Medical Officer at a primary health centre (PHC) implementation of national level health programmes is not just a part of my job, it is something much more than that. In this article, I’d like to give you my