Vegetarian Diet: A Boon or Bane for Health?

by Dr. Varshil Mehta, published in JMRI In recent times, there have been many scientific evidences which suggest that wholesome vegetarian diets offer significant advantages compared to diets containing meat and other foods of animal origin. The benefits ranges from lower intakes of cholesterol, saturated fats, animal proteins and higher intakes of dietary fiber, vitamin Continue Reading

Cannabidiol and Tetrahydrocannabinol will now be produced in India as well for cancer patients

Cannabidiol and Tetrahydrocannabinol are currently in use in the North America and European countries. However, it was still not used in Inida. These drugs are by far superior in potency as compared to the current drugs for cancer pain management (i.e. Morphine). Recently, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has begun the advance stage Continue Reading

Sugars-sweetened beverages can lead to diabetes?

A new systemic review and meta-analysis published in the BMJ suggest that sugar-sweetened beverages has a potential of causing more harm as compared to any other sugar containing foot item. Sugar plays a key role in the development of diabetes and other cardiovascular diseases, which attracts widespread debate and increasing evidence suggests that fructose could be Continue Reading

JMRI Merchandise

Good news to every one We have partnered with a merchandise company and JMRI Merchandise shall be made available through them. Merchandise includes sweat suite, T-shirts, stationeries etc. Some of the images are as follows:           To order, do email us on publications@jmri.org.in

Patient satisfaction level in inpatient spine department of a tertiary care multi-speciality hospital: A new article published in JMRI

A new article published in JMRI by our deputy editor and his colleague, puts forward the level of satisfaction in patients with spinal deformity. The abstract is as follows: Background: Patient satisfaction at spine surgery centers is a matter of concern. In specialized surgeries like spine, the satisfaction of a patient is not merely because of Continue Reading

Made in India Cardiac Stents are as good as foreign ones

Indian made coronary stents are as good as those manufactured in developed countries, according to a recent scientific study. “At the scientific session of the American Heart Association held in Chicago, cardiologists from Germany presented the results of an extended follow up of 2,603 patients who were randomised to treatment with two new generation stents — everolimus Continue Reading