Karnataka Private Doctors strike called off

Private doctors in Karnataka have called off their protests against amendments in the KPME or Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Bill following a meeting with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in the north Karnataka town of Belagavi where the legislature session is on. Dr Sudarshan Ballal of the Manipal Group of Hospitals, told NDTV, "We are hopeful that our concerns will be addressed and we have called off the protest." The protest had crippled

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Surgery : NABICON 2018 – 26th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns, India.

NABICON 2018 - 26th Annual Conference of National Academy of Burns, India. Date : 19th - 21st January 2018. Venue : Greenwood Resorts, Guwahati. & Guwahati Medical college - Guwahati. Contact : +91-9435090162, +91-97065-83063. E mail : nabicon2018@gmail.com Web : www.nabicon2018.com

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Vascular Surgery : VAICON 2018 – 11th Annual Conference of Venous Association of India.

VAICON 2018 - 11th Annual Conference of Venous Association of India. Date : 18th - 19th January 2018 Venue : Grand Merure Hotel, Vadodara. Gujarat.  INDIA. Contact : http://vaicon2018.com    

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Orthopedics : POSICON 2018 – 24th Annual Conference of Pediatric Orthopedic Society of India

POSICON 2018 - 24th Annual Conference of Pediatric Orthopedic Society of India & 7th POSI - POSNA Workshop. Date : 17th - 20th January 2018 Venue : Christian Medical college, Vellore. INDIA. Contact : +91 416 2286201, +91 9952871373 Email : posicon2018@gmail.com Web : www.posicon.posi.in  

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Orthopedics – ASSICON 2018 – 31st Annual Conference of The Association of Spine Surgeons of India

ASSICON 2018 - 31st Annual Conference of The Association of Spine Surgeons of India. Date : 18th - 21st January 2018 Venue : ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. INDIA Contact : assicon2018@gmail.com Web : www.assicon2018.in

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Hepato Biliary – MCLD 2018 – Master Class in Liver Disease 2018

MCLD 2018 - Master Class in Liver Disease 2018 Date : 26th - 27th January 2018 Venue : ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. INDIA Contact : +91 90030 98860, +91 98403 73659, +91 95000 82814 Email : mcldindia@gmail.com Web : www.mcldindia.com

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Urgent need to address the doctor patients ratio in India.

 Delhi, 12 November 2017: As per a recent study, the average time that primary care consultants in India spend with patients is only about two minutes. This is in contrast with first-world countries where the consultation crosses a duration of 20 minutes.A short consultation time not only affects patient care adversely but also increases the workload and stress of the consulting physician. The IMA says the results show up in the form of spending

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FDA Approves Vyzulta (latanoprostene bunod) Ophthalmic Solution for Open-Angle Glaucoma, Ocular Hypertension

Following topical administration, Vyzulta, a once daily monotherapy with a dual mechanism of action, works by metabolizing into two moieties, latanoprost acid, which primarily works within the uveoscleral pathway to increase aqueous humor outflow, and butanediol mononitrate, which releases NO to increase outflow through the trabecular meshwork and Schlemm's canal. The most common ocular adverse events include conjunctival hyperemia, eye irritation,

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Azilsartan for BP reduction: Meta-analysis of RCTs

A meta analysis of randomized controlled trials of azilsartan for the reduction of blood pressure BP in patients with hypertension was published in the journal Hypertension Research. Researchers searched MEDLINE EMBASE and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials right from the outset of the records up to March 2013 using web based search engines PubMed and OVID . Prospective randomized controlled trials of azilsartan including azilsartan

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Effects of cilnidipine on fibrinolysis in hypertensive patients

Fibrinolysis has an important role to play in atherogenesis. A study published in Clinical Drug Investigation explored the effects of cilnidipine on fibrinolysis in hypertensive patients. This was an open label paired trial including 43 patients with mild to moderate hypertension. Following a 2 week placebo washout period patients were given cilnidipine 5mg daily for 8 weeks. After treatment with cilnidipine plasma tissue plasminogen activator tPA

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