The Homoeopathic Compendium by David Little is published

David Little – when this name comes to my mind, I do recollect my first few communications with him when I was working on ‘The Phoenix Repertory’ with Dr. JPS Bakshi and David Warkentin nearly 20 years before. During my MD course also, I had couples of emails from him. I followed his all enlightening … Read more

Third Line Treatment of HIV/AIDS

The first line and second line antiretroviral therapy (ART) is given to HIV/AIDS patients free of cost in all ART Centres across the country presently. The Technical Resource Group on ART on 27th December, 2013 recommended providing third line antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS patients through 10 centres of excellence across the country. The process for … Read more

National AIDS Control Programme Phase IV launched in India

The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad launched the National AIDS Control Programme Phase IV (NACP IV). NACP-IV aims to accelerate the process of epidemic reversal and further strengthen the epidemic response in India through a cautious and well defined integration process over the five-year period, 2012- 2017. It consolidates the … Read more

Pilots Evacuate ALH MK I Helicopter to Safety at Gauchar Uttarakhand

Frantic sound of warning whistles woke up the pilots resting in ITBP mess at Gauchar in Uttarakhand last night. It was a landslide warning. Everyone was asked to vacate the area. Sound of stones rolling down the hill created a scary rumble. Pilots, who were on DG ITBP commitment realised that their helicopter a ALH … Read more

H1N1 cases of Seasonal Influenza in Delhi

Various sub types of Seasonal Influenza virus are circulating and causing the present spurt in cases in the States of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab. Notable among them is Influenza A H1N1 virus that caused the Pandemic in 2009. Following reports appearing in certain sections of the media, it is reiterated that Seasonal Influenza is … Read more

Health in India – Review 2012

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare implements several national level programmes /schemes to control Communicable and Non-communicable diseases. The National Rural Health Mission is the flagship programme of the Ministry. It focuses on the challenge of strengthening poor public health systems in the country. Department of Health & Family Welfare Since the launch of the … Read more

Understanding the Noble Gases

The Noble gases (Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon and Radon) are some of the least prescribed homeopathic medicines in the materia medica. Jeremy Sherr has been researching and writing about the Noble Gases since 1993, when he first published his proving of Neon. He will be publishing his first book in a series on these remedies, Helium, in 2012.

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Smoking :: Smokers remain unaware of the health effects of smoking

Despite major efforts to educate the public on the dangers of smoking over the past 40 years, a new national survey conducted by the American Legacy Foundation and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, an industry leader in smoking cessation, indicates major knowledge gaps exist in what smokers believe to be true about the risks associated with smoking compared the actual realities of tobacco-related disease and death. Experts believe these misperceptions may prevent smokers from trying to quit and successfully utilizing proven smoking cessation treatments.

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