Treatments that depressed doctors seek

 DR ANUNEET SABHARWAL  According to a survey conducted with 200 physicians who experienced depression in their careers, they were asked what treatment they pursued. 33% of doctors chose professional guidance, while 27% took self-care. About 14% agreed about their self-destructive behaviours, 6% switched their jobs, 5% medicated themselves…

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Third-hand smoke can damage one's respiratory system

Washington Jul 1:  The hazards of second-hand smoke are well-known. Now, scientists have found even third-hand smoke (THS) could do harm to one’s respiratory health by changing gene expressions.

The study published in the latest edition of JAMA Network Open this week showed that the third…

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IMA to organise prog on ending violence against doctors

New Delhi Jun 29 PTI :  The Indian Medical Association will organise a mass awareness program on the need to end violence against doctors on the occasion of ‘National Doctors’ Day’ celebrated on July 1.

The step assumes significance as a recent nationwide strike by medical practitioners against assault on doctors…

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Frequent vacations good for your heart

New York Jun 23: Take out time for travelling amid your busy schedule as frequent vacations not only help de-stress but also reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, reveals a new study.

The study, published in Psychology and Health journal, found that a vacation can help people reduce their…

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