Monthly Archives: November 2018

India’s Tryst with Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine as a discipline and a medical practice has been developing in India for over 64 years. I could locate a reference to  radioisotopes in medicine in India in a lecture Dr Subodh Mitra, former Director Chittaranjan Cancer Hospital … Continue reading

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Radio-iodine treatment of low risk thyroid cancer ; lower dose is enough

I am very happy to report that many news outlets and dailies reprinted this special news article of mine, published by the Press Trust of India .    The good news is that researchers in the UK have shown that … Continue reading

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Tributes to Dr K A Dishaw, an Eminent Specialist

Dr K A Dinshaw, an eminent radiation oncologist died on August 26, 2011 .She was 67. I  had  opportunity to work with her while we were together in an exploratory mission in the field of medical radiology to Italy organized … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Halloween

On December 31, 2018, I wrote an article titled “Pumpkins and Halloween” in  Eurasia Review. I am reproducing the link and the article below https://www.eurasiareview.com/31102018-pumpkins-and-halloween-oped/   Pumpkins And Halloween – OpEd  October 31, 2018 Dr. K S Parthasarathy  0 Comments By Dr. K … Continue reading

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Heavy metals in Ayurvedic medicines

On January 9, 2005, I wrote a PTI feature titled “Heavy metals in Ayurvedic Medicines.”  Some dailies reprinted it. Unfortunately I could not get a copy of my article on line. The topic is still alive. I did some follow … Continue reading

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