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November-December 2016

Vol 29 | Issue 6


The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016: Exotic in nature, quixotic in scope … but let's take the plunge, shall we?

The initial draft of the Mental Healthcare Bill (MHCB) was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 19 August 2013, and was passed with many amendments by that house on 8 August 2016. [1] It is awaiting appro...

Original Article

Effectiveness of symptom screening and incidence of tuberculosis among adults and children living with HIV infection in India

Background. WHO recommends the use of a simplified symptom-based algorithm for screening for tuberculosis (TB) among people living with HIV (PLHIV). We assessed the feasibility and effectivenes...

Original Article

Finger printing of counterfeit bevacizumab and identifying it before clinical use

Background. Bevacizumab is widely used for ophthalmic purposes. Recently, counterfeit bevacizumab has become a matter of concern. We analysed samples of suspected counterfeit formulations of be...

Review Article

Pharmacotherapy of patients with stable bronchial asthma

Several reliever and controller medications are available for managing patients with stable asthma. Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the mainstay of treatment, and can be combined with long-acting be...

Selected Summaries

Exercise or surgery for meniscal tears: Do we have an answer?

Kise NJ, Risberg MA, Stensrud S, Ranstam J, Engebretsen L, Roos EM. (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Martina Hansens Hospital, Sandvika, Norway; Norwegian Research Centre for Active Rehabilitation,...

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Online Course on Medical Certification of Cause of Death

The Division of Epidemiology and Population Health, St. John's Research Institute, Bangalore is running an online course on Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD).