medical ethics

Clinical Trial and Error

Madhavankutty Pillai

Why a Rs 100 crore lawsuit against a vaccine volunteer makes for terrible optics

Medical and Social Drama

Kannada author Guruprasad Kaginele's novel shows the many challenges of Indian doctors in an all-white town

Emotional Closure

What’s best for a terminally ill patient’s loved ones?

A Private Matter

There’s still a long way to go in improving End of Life Care

Life is Beautiful, So Should Death Be

The legalisation of living wills and passive euthanasia by the Supreme Court gives Indians the right to a dignified end


Amit Shah's edict, a journalist with ‘connections’ and the medical college scam

Doctor No

A couple of activist doctors expose the rot in Indian healthcare

Confessions of a Dentist

“I try not to judge potential suitors by the incredible amount of tartar, chipped tooth or stained filling they display”

Confessions of a Male Gynaecologist

“The constant presence of women in my life is an issue. Fortunately, my wife doesn’t know that many of her friends are my patients.”


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