The Medical Council of India (MCI) has run into a turf war with some
state governments. Its plan to introduce a new National
Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) from next year for admission to all
Counseling for re-allotting seats in government and self-financing
medical colleges in Tamil Nadu commences on 28 July. The counseling will
take place in the auditorium of Kilapuk Medical College up to 4 Aug
Dates for All India Pre Medical / Pre Dental Entrance Examination (AIPMT) 2011
have been announced. AIPMT conducted by the Central Board of Secondary
Education, Delhi for admission to 15% of the total
Neurology is a specialized branch of
medicine which studies the ailments of the nervous system such as brain,
spinal cord, central nervous system as well as related tissues and
muscles of a human body. Neurology is considered as the most complex
branch of medicine. It can be further classified into three groups
namely, Clinical Neurophysiology, Child Neurology, and Pain Medicine.
Psychiatry is a branch of medical science which deals with the cause and treatment of mental diseases. The primary objective of psychiatry is to understand the human mind for diagnosing and treating emotional, behavioral and mental disorders found in a patient. Psychiatry generally follows biomedical approach and narrative approach to evaluate mental diseases. During the treatment, a psychiatri...
Medicine is one of the most respectable
careers in India. For students with an inclination towards science
subjects and passion for healing sick people, medicine is one of the
most rewarding careers. The medicine field has undergone several
development stages and has become very vast. As a result, the number of
specializations in the field of medicine are increasing at a rapid rate.
Medicine as a...
E.N.T (Ear, Nose and Throat) is a specialization in the field of medical science which deals with problems related to ear, nose, throat, head and neck. Primarily, E.N.T deals with infections and disorders related to allergies, ear, nose and throat.
The specialists in E.N.T can also diagnose thyroid cancer, throat cancer and laryngomalacia. The duration of MD (ENT) is th...
In India, medical science has made
tremendous development over the past few decades. Various
specializations have been developed over the period of time and the
scope of medical profession has certainly expanded.
medical profession is considered to be one of the noblest professions.
The job of a doctor requires dedication, hard work, patience and above
all, willingness to cur...
Nursing is an integral part of medical care system. This domain of work is generally women specific. At the initial level, nurses are required for the bedside care of patients. At the senior level they are required to manage special group of people like psychiatric, pediatric, intensive care patients etc which require specialized skills.
Besides these they are also involved in dispensing medication, k...
Over the Years, Medicine as a career has undergone various stages of development and has become so vast that specializations within are increasing rapidly. Medicine is one of the sought after and gratifying professions the world over. In India, Medical Science has made tremendous development, over the past few decades....
Hospital Management as a career has taken a front seat for many professionals. A hospital managerís job is challenging and replete with responsibilities.The
past account advocates that a senior doctor was generally assigned the
role of a hospital manager. But with time a new career dimension has
evolved in this field....
A simple MBBS degree is however not enough for making a successful career in medicine. There are now areas of specialty and super specialty within medicine and its various branches like surgery, cardiology, neurology etc. Other than
specializing in a particular branch a doctor may also have to acquire IT
skills necessary to operate and use sophisticat...
Pediatrics is a division of medical science, which deals with the health care of newborns, children and adolescents. Pediatrics mainly focus on children up to 12 years of age. He advises parents on how to take care of their children, administers their immunization and treats illness which mainly affects children.The demand for talented and proficient paediatricians is growing day by day. Governme...
Pharmacy is a division of science that deals with chemical and health sciences and ensures the effective and safe use of pharmaceutical drugs. Professionals who specialize in pharmacy are known as pharmacists. Pharmacists are concerned with manufacturing and quality control of pharmaceutical products.
The job of
pharmacists involves preparation or dispenses drugs and medicines such
as ointments, t...
Neuroscience is a division of science which deals with
the study of nervous system. Neuroscience involves various disciplines
such as physics, mathematics, psychology, computer science, philosophy
and medicine. Neuroscience is also known as neurobiology. Though,
neurobiology is categorically associated to the biolog...
is a division of medicine that deals with injuries, diseases and
conditions of the musculoskeletal system connecting to the body's
skeleton, muscles, nerves, ligaments, joints and tendons. The general
practitioner who specializes in this field is known as orthopedic
surgeons. The orthopedic surgeon works with other healthcare experts and
Podiatry is a part of medical science that deals with the analysis and treatment of the lower leg, foot and ankle. A graduate who specializes in this field is known as a podiatrist. Podiatrists mostly advice patients to utilize appropriate curative devices, medicines and treatments for foot connected problems. They make people aware of many foot care practices and t...
Veterinary science involves diagnosis, treatment and cure of various types of diseases related to birds and animals. The major responsibility of a veterinarian involves taking care of animals as well as treating and preventing diseases among animals. Apart from providing treatment, veterinarians also carry out surgeries which help in preventing spreading of diseases in animals by giving timely vaccinat...
Radiology is a field within medicine which utilizes the use of imaging for both diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the human body. Radiologists use a variety of imaging technologies for example magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography, x-ray radiography, computed tomography to identify and treat diseases related to patients. Mainly radiologists are ...
is a part of medical science. Health care is one of the rapidly growing
career sectors in India as well as all over the world. Professionals
who are working under this field play a vital role in the medical
science. It includes prescribing or providing various medicines, drugs
and healthcare equipment to patients.
is a division of alternative medicine. Homeopaths take care of patients
by motivating the bodyís self healing power with natural remedies.
Homeopaths believe that body, emotions and mind are all inter-linked.
Based on this analysis, homeopaths search for natural remedies which
fits patient's physical and psychological symptoms.
Preventive and Social Medicine (PSM) is a division of medical science. PSM is concerned with the measures taken to prevent diseases and promote health. Preventive and social medicine is also known as community medicine or public health.
Preventive and social medicine offers medical services ranging from
curative to rehabilitative. health services. PSM has expanded during
the last few de...