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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 03 August 2012
Tree-hugging can cure. Is it unscientific nonsense? “All the darkness of the world cannot put out the light of one small candle.”— Anon Does anyone in the medical establishment know what causes chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)? It is the same as the Indian elephant story— five blind...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 30 July 2012
Conventional treatments have brought no relief to a girl suffering from apparent recurrent epithelial erosion. Alternative therapies have a better chance of  working in these situations, though modern medicine seems to be blind to it   It was yesterday that I got the first email...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 24 July 2012
When one has a free mind, diseases will only be exceptions Political independence from the British is not the real swarajya that I have in mind, as the change of guard from the British to our political netas was only a change of ‘managers’. The common man, the genuinely poor man, remains...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 10 July 2012
New tests, devices and drugs obviously make for very good business Man has been on this planet for well over 900,000 years in 50,000 generations. Modern medicine, in its present avatar, has been here only for about 50 years, although it started as mumbo-jumbo and witchcraft nearly 5,000...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 02 July 2012
There are hundreds of anecdotes and data to show that we are often taken for an expensive and life-threatening ride by the business complex of research, doctors, hospitals, medicines and medical equipment "The business of healthcare delivery in the US has the same potential for graft and...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 30 June 2012
 We must produce humane doctors who will understand the pain and suffering of another human being “In the sick room, ten cents’ worth of human understanding equals ten dollars’ worth of medical science” — Martin H Fischer The medical profession is not for making money, as in a...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 12 June 2012
One cannot blame the doctors; they are also tempted. Unfortunately, the black sheep outnumber the good ones. But the bigger issue is the spurious basis of so-called modern medicine "I have not observed men's honesty to increase with their riches"-Thomas Jefferson  The problem of...

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The strongest bridge of all could be built with human love to withstand all distress. We need this message now more than ever before in history “Fear not, life still Leaves human effort scope, But, since life teems with ill, Nurse no extravagant hope”—Mathew Arnold, Empedocles on...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 05 April 2012
There are Godly doctors even today and patients need not lose faith in doctors. The silent majority do their good work unsung, unwept and unnoticed. Let us bring them out to the world to be known. May their tribe increase for the good of human kind  “If everyone were clothed with...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 16 March 2012
“Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your teacher” — William Wordsworth Doctors do not have anything to do with healthcare. We administer medical care—trying to mend the broken glass with some glue that we think would make it work again. Based on this false assumption, WHO...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 07 March 2012
Our primary effort should be to strengthen the immune system to keep the population healthy. Many of the infectious diseases give life-long immunity after the first attack. This should be harnessed in children instead of trying to vaccinate a child for every mild childhood infection that...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 26 January 2012
We need urgent research to try and scientifically authenticate many of those inexpensive methods in other systems of medicine to put together a future system incorporating the best in all the systems together “The establishment defends itself by complicating everything to the point of...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 25 January 2012
There is so much controversy in the whole science of vaccination. It will not be a good idea to promote the idea of asking mothers not to breast feed their babies around vaccinations. In essence, if the mother is breast feeding for only a few months this policy will deny the child the best...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 24 January 2012
Ever since the germ theory came into existence mankind has been under attack by all kinds of reductionist chemicals to kill those germs inside us. The war against germs, far from being won has just begun—thanks to antibiotics! “The physician should not treat the disease but the patient...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 17 January 2012
The irony of it all is that the whole world knows and worries about AIDS whose total universal load is only about 30 to 33 million in all in contrast to the Indian load alone of NIDS of 67 million—it is on the rise! “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 04 January 2012
Homeopathy is as scientific as is modern medicine. If a sensible doctor that knows both the systems well tries for a good combination many present day incurable diseases could be managed to the extent possible I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 03 January 2012
The conventional Ayurvedic doctor should have a reasonably good knowledge of the modern medical methods to be able to give proper advice to patients. A judicious combination of modern medicine and Ayurveda would be an ideal training for a family doctor Ayurveda, the science of life,...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 16 November 2011
 The ghost of Adverse Drug Reactions staring at our face as the biggest cause of death in modern medicine, could be avoided if we follow the holistic management of illnesses to bring man back to his/her state of wellness “The secret of getting things done is to act!”— Dante...

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