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Happy New Year- 2019

Happy New Year- 2019

January 2, 2019

We have welcomed yet another New Year. It brings with it a new beginning, newer opportunities and a host of resolutions


The Beat Goes On

December 11, 2018

It was a normal busy OPD day for us, when I got a call for consultation. There was a middle aged man with his wife waiting at the reception. They walked into the


Hyperthyroidism and its Manifestations

Hyperthyroidism and its Manifestations

November 22, 2018

Ms. S. aged 36 years came with complaints of loss of weight and mild fever. She had consulted many doctors who were unable to understand the cause and finally,


Assisted Living - A new lease of life

Assisted Living - A new lease of life

July 30, 2018

It was my first time in a senior citizen home and it was indeed a revelation. I was invited to conduct a talk on healthy living and it gave me a new insight on how traditions and trends are changing fast. There were 64 couples and six individuals living in this Senior citizen home. Each of them had a story to tell. The Parents were forced to stay in a new environment either because of lack of support or because their children were away in a different country. Many had heart-rending stories of neglect. Only four of them were there since they opted for it.


National Doctors’ Day 2018: Getting into the shoes of the doctors

National Doctors’ Day 2018: Getting into the shoes of the doctors

July 2, 2018

Vijay, a sixteen-year-old, was off to Nandi hills with his friends on a new bike gifted by his mother. Unfortunately, on the way, he was hit by a bus. Lying unconscious for almost an hour on the road


Palliative care – improving quality of existence…

Palliative care – improving quality of existence…

June 28, 2018

Ms. Asha was a staff nurse in our hospital. Always cheerful with a smile, she was a sincere, dedicated and a compassionate person. Her interaction with patients, residents or faculty was exemplary. In my hospital rounds, one day, I found her a little down.