ISSPCON 2014

Pre Conference Workshop: 6th Feb 2014 Conference: 7th to 9 Feb 2014 Venue: DY PATIL MEDICAL COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY, Nerul Navi Mumbai Contact:  +91- 9320027500, Email: isspcon2014@gmail.com Website: isspcon2014.org

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Tentative Schedule for TNPG Entrance Examination 2014-15

The TNPG Entrance Examination for PG Degree / Diploma / 6 Year M.Ch., (NS) / MDS Courses for 2014 – 2015 session is tentatively scheduled on 16-02-2014 (Sunday). TNPGE Notification Document

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Preventing the major cause of mortality; a real lacuna of the research

As per WHO health statistics, 63% of the global mortality was due to non-communicable diseases. Out of this 48% was due to cardiovascular diseases where 80% of these occurred in the low and middle income countries. Of the available 440 Cochrane reviews under the health topic of heart and circulation, only 27 were found to be related to heart disease prevention. Is it either the preventive research were not in full extent or they were neglected in

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Ivabradine – the first selective sinus node If channel inhibitor in the treatment of chronic stable angina with normal sinus rhythm.

Ivabradine is currently the only agent shown to clinically lower heart rate with no negative inotropism or effects on conduction and contractility. Lowering heart rate is therefore one of the most important therapeutic approaches in the treatment of stable angina pectoris, which reduces myocardial oxygen demand, simultaneously improving oxygen supply. Mechanism of action: Ivabradine acts on the If  ion current, which is highly expressed in the SA

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Dr. D. Shantharam named VC of Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University

The new vice chancellor of Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University was announced as Dr. D. Shantharam on Monday. He has taken charge from today (13th December 2012) as the eighth V-C of the university. Dr. Shantharam, born in 1960, commenced his MBBS at the Madras Medical College in 1978. He completed the course in 1984 and did his post graduate diploma in diabetology from MMC in 1989. During the same year, he joined the State government medical service.

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Christian Medical College – Vellore PG Admissions – 2013

ADMISSION TIME TABLE 2013: 08 Nov 2012 Last date for access of online application form till 12 midnight 10 Nov 2012 Last date for receipt of completed application till 12 noon 17 Nov 2012 Last date for receipt of completed sponsorship forms 08 Dec 2012 Step 1: Written test 14 Dec 2012 Announcement of list of candidates called for Step 2 07 Jan 2013 Registration for Step 2 and Medical Checkup 08 Jan 2013 Step 2: Assessment of Skills & Knowledge

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NIMHANS, BANGALORE – PG / Super Speciality / Post Doctoral Fellowship – Notification

PG Medical, Non Medical and Diploma Courses: Advertisement regarding admission 31st October 2012 Applications available online from 15th November 2012 Applications available online for final submission up to 14th December 2012 Last date for receipt of Application abstract by post/courier 19th December 2012 Date of ONLINE entrance test 24th February 2013 Date of counseling & Interview           11th & 12th March 2013 Commencement

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World Immunization Day – 10th November

Every year we celebrate world immunization day to spread awareness among public about various vaccines that protect our children from various deadly diseases. Everyone would have vaccinated their children according to schedule advised by their family doctors. Has anything changed in the current scenario? Do I need to give any newer vaccines which were not available previously? Suppose I missed few doses of vaccines, what should I do? This article

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VACCINES – THE WAXY TRUTH

Vaccines are undoubtedly one of the best investments in health. Immunisation programmes have contributed enormously to reducing the burden of infectious diseases, and are responsible for much of the falling rates of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The evidence unequivocally supports that immunization is an absolutely fundamental component of global efforts aimed at efficient and cost-effective improvement of public health. There is lot of confusion

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Complete NEET PG Guide

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) shall be conducting NEET–PG as a Computer Based Test (CBT) from 23 November 2012 to 6 December 2012 at test centres located in 33 cities across the country. Out of these, 25th, 28th November and 2nd December 2012 are non-testing days i.e. no exam will be conducted on these days. Note: 24th Nov, 2012 was also included in the test taking window. Here is the detailed schedule/ pattern of NEET PG (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance

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