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We are really happy to be connected with each one of you every month.

The 1st of July is a very special day for us as this day is celebrated as National Doctors’ Day, in the fond remembrance of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

He was many eminent personalities rolled into one- an astute physician who was a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He was also the former Chief Minister of West Bengal and was honoured with the highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna! [Read More…]

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All Work and No Play, Makes Jack a Dull Boy!

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Thanks to COVID-19 and the resultant lockdown, children have been confined to their homes for the last 2 years. I often come across kids who are addicted to smart phones, video games and YouTube videos. They show poor interest in initiating conversations or even maintaining eye contact. Moreover, lack of space in residential apartments and increased academic pressure in schools have made children miss out on their daily dose of physical exercise.

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Autobiography of Vitamin D

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I, Vitamin D:

Hello everyone. After giving it a lot of thought, I have decided to write about myself considering the recently increasing curiosity and buzz about me among you, humans. I belong to the fat-soluble group of a big family of vitamins. Although we have been present for ages, only in the 20th century did your scientists discover us. My brother vitamin A, was the first one to be discovered in 1913 and soon the rest of us followed. Many consider my origin a mystery, with some believing me to be a hormone and some a vitamin. Wait! I will take all your questions at the end.

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Glutathione and Skin

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The Age-Defying and Skin Lightening Agent

Most of us always want and yearn for a bright, glowing and clear skin, and we have tried various products that are available in the market, but in vain. However, there is a solution to all this.

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Neurosurgery - Where Are We Headed?

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The human brain with all its infinite potential and complex structure is the ultimate crown jewel of evolution. It is our most prized possession and ultimately defines who we are. Diagnosing and managing brain pathology has always been a challenge but we are well-equipped to handle them now than at any other time in recent history.

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Safety of Blood Thinners in Elderly

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As our seniors age, their bodies change. This natural change can alter the way their prescription drugs are absorbed and utilized. This could affect how quickly the drugs enter our seniors’ blood, break down, get absorbed and exert their influence.

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Poetry Corner

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National Doctors’ Day!

நான் கடவுளும் அல்ல
மாயம் மந்திரம்
என்னிடம் இல்ல ….
காயம் செய்யும் கயவனும் அல்ல
காலனிடம் போர் செய்யும் மருத்துவன் நானே ….

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குறளும் மருத்துவமும் - 2

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Patient Experience

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“Good hospital neet and clean place. Good patients service with great health care also great top class doctor and caring nurses also great housekeeping services.”
– A.S

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Recipe of the Month

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Rich and delicious mushroom soup is wonderfully satisfying to enjoy any time of the year.

Mushrooms are fat-free, low in sodium and low in calories. They are a great source of fibre, protein and antioxidants. Mushrooms provide ergothioneine, a naturally occurring antioxidant that may help protect the body’s cells.

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