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by kannanvaidyanathan
Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Aadhaar Registration
Replies: 1
Views: 4645

Aadhaar Registration

Hi All, Following Siby's comment I am posting; let us see if there is any response. I don't know if our overseas friends are aware of Aadhaar card. This serves as a unique ID card, which will incorporate details of ration card, passsport number, driving licence, etc (at least theoritically). All 10 ...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:30 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Bill Gates and Sardar
Replies: 1
Views: 4630

Bill Gates and Sardar

Mr. Bill Gates resigned from his job as the chairman of Microsoft after receiving a letter from a Sardar – “Sir, I have some questions to ask. 1. Keyboard alphabets are not in order, when will you release the corrected version? 2. There is START button, but no button to STOP? 3. I’ve learnt MS word,...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shifting
Replies: 0
Views: 4080

Shifting

Dear All,

Happy to let you know that I have shifted to a new apartment in Tripunithara. All are invited. The address is - Flat 2E, Kanya, Asset Vilangadan Residency, Market Road, Tripunithara. So hoping to see you all in the near future.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Retirement Age
Replies: 1
Views: 3241

Retirement Age

MCI has increased retirement age of medical teachers to 70 years as per notification dated 17th September, 2010.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: DNB degree-holders can now teach medicine
Replies: 0
Views: 3729

DNB degree-holders can now teach medicine

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/DNB-degree-holders-can-now-teach-medicine/articleshow/6818949.cms NEW DELHI: Doctors with a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examinations (DNB) degree can now teach in medical colleges. In a major decision, the Union health ministry has approved the...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:11 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where is Kannan R?
Replies: 1
Views: 2044

Re: Where is Kannan R?

Hi Shihab, Kannan has recently joined Dept of Urology at AIMS.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: TC Medical council registration renewal
Replies: 4
Views: 13933

Re: TC Medical council registration renewal

This is what the notice says about late re-registration - "If any registered medical practitioner fails to furnish the necessary details for updating the registers and for obtaining the new certificate with photographs and security features within the period specified above, it will be presumed that...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preparation for Grand alumni 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 8915

Re: Preparation for Grand alumni 2011

Hi All. Dates are fine with me as of now. Likely to attend. Probably as with others at home, it will be very difficult to confirm dates so early. Would like to hear from friends abroad.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Mon May 17, 2010 11:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Medical council president arrested on bribery charges
Replies: 3
Views: 3119

Re: Medical council president arrested on bribery charges

MCI has been dissolved by the President of India, a temporary 6 member committee is looking after all activities now.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Medical council president arrested on bribery charges
Replies: 3
Views: 3119

Medical council president arrested on bribery charges

CBI has arrested President of Medical Council of India Ketan Desai and two others for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs two crore to grant recognition to a medical college in Punjab. Desai was arrested late last night after the CBI conducted searches at his office here following information that he ...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Medicine, healthcare and allied technology
Topic: Metformin and gestational diabetes
Replies: 3
Views: 4787

Re: Metformin and gestational diabetes

What is the current treatment approach for metabolic syndrome. I am aware that the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome has changed, IDF says any three of the 5 parameters, viz., raised BP, raised TG, raised waist circumference, low HDL and raised glucose is sufficient for diagnosis. Raised wa...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Overseas friends
Replies: 2
Views: 2542

Overseas friends

Anybody has ideas of where some of our original overseas friends are currently, Ali Abdullah Latif, Jamel Abdullah and Anupama Adhikari to name a few...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HAPPY XMAS
Replies: 1
Views: 2013

HAPPY XMAS

I recently met some of our old teachers at KTM during one exam at MCK, they were asking about our batch get together. Some batches have had sessions called guru vandanam where teachers were given token of appreciation (i didnt ask how). Shouldnt we have something of the same sort. already some teach...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: How old are these oak trees?
Replies: 3
Views: 2558

Re: How old are these oak trees?

I understood - a+b-c x d - c + b - a / c x abcd = answer. second option -Take the next oak tree hit it in the middle and count the rings to get the answer. that s what mbbs did to me.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can any one suggest an expert Deramtologist in Kerala
Replies: 5
Views: 2827

Re: Can any one suggest an expert Deramtologist in Kerala

Dr Faizal in AIMS has quite a reputation. He mainly specializes on allergy, but he has a knack for making unusual diagnosis. He is the best in AIMS at least.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:11 am
Forum: Medicine, healthcare and allied technology
Topic: health care funding
Replies: 14
Views: 6076

Re: health care funding

The problem in the Indian context is a complete lack of planning. In India if anything is done, it is only as an imitation, without studying as things would apply to our context. If taken seriously and executed properly with proper vision and committment, there is no reason why insurance programs or...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: World order of corruption 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2243

Re: World order of corruption 2009

True Biju. I think not only in 2005, some reports followed last year as well, which said Kerala is most corrupt. That was what made me a bit surprised that India is only somewhere in the middle. Maybe there are lots of things which have still not come out.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: World order of corruption 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2243

Re: World order of corruption 2009

Better than one would have thought !!! Plenty of room at the bottom for our politicians.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Get-together in January 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2773

Re: Get-together in January 2010

Great idea, i shall keep myself free. Would love to meet all.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: ICMR
Replies: 8
Views: 4030

Re: ICMR

All fine Biju, just finished a mammoth conference...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: renewal of MBBS registration- last date nearby
Replies: 12
Views: 11087

Re: renewal of MBBS registration- last date nearby

hi friends. i heard it is essential for practising doctors. binoy & others around, we are holding a big conference in clinical biochemistry in aims from 3rd - 7th november with 9 MCI credit hours in all. there are 1200 delegates already and about 75 lectures with 30 overseas speakers. the session on...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: nisha
Replies: 6
Views: 3564

Re: nisha

Nisha, nice to note that you are doing well. There is a grammar mistake; it is not everyone at home "are" fine it should be everyone at home "is" fine !!! Was it delibrate, i mean deliberate?

By the way siby, collectively we have crossed 1000 posts.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: ICMR
Replies: 8
Views: 4030

ICMR

Dear friends. I am really glad to inform of a major professional success i had recently. ICMR has accepted my lab as a national referral center for the molecular diagnosis of organic acidurias ( a metabolic disorders occurring in children which can lead to mental retardation and death) if untreated....
by kannanvaidyanathan
Mon Apr 20, 2009 2:55 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: NEW ARRIVAL....
Replies: 13
Views: 4904

Re: NEW ARRIVAL....

Good to hear sunil. Congrats to both of you.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Sun Apr 12, 2009 5:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Thomaskutty vittodaa....
Replies: 0
Views: 3170

Thomaskutty vittodaa....

Wishing all a very "Happy Easter and Vishu". the biggest news this vishu is the release of the sequel of harihar nagar "To Harihar Nagar". The same 4 (appukuttan, thomaskutty, mahadevan and govindankutty) are back to entertain us. some feel jagadeesh has overdone a bit, but still a very likeable mov...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Wed Apr 01, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: Medicine, healthcare and allied technology
Topic: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!
Replies: 91
Views: 30338

Re: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!

Hi biju. Unfortunately they are huge files and cannot be sent by mail. harri is 166mb and williams is 21 mb. some of the books are obviously obtained thru "right sources", contacts, friends etc, others ... i did mention sometime back about a website called medical heaven (www.medicalheaven.com), its...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: Medicine, healthcare and allied technology
Topic: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!
Replies: 91
Views: 30338

Re: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!

Hi guys. I missed out on the post on the ebooks, i have quite a good collection, in fact if you add all the genomics and laboratory ebooks it will come to 12 GB!!! (Not including any scientific articles, that is). Well about clinical subjects, i have harrsions 16th and 17th, Devita oncology, William...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Mar 20, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Computing, mobiles and technology
Topic: PDA POLL
Replies: 32
Views: 9662

Re: PDA POLL

Hi Siby. Its HTC Touch Flo Model T2223 (2nd generation Touch Flo).
by kannanvaidyanathan
Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Computing, mobiles and technology
Topic: PDA POLL
Replies: 32
Views: 9662

Re: PDA POLL

Wow!!! That sounds great, as i own an htc now (just 5 days old baby). Thanks siby!!! What are you guys waiting for then???
by kannanvaidyanathan
Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Medicine, healthcare and allied technology
Topic: stem cell research
Replies: 2
Views: 1855

Re: stem cell research

hi reena. i havent exactly heard of sunshine hospital, it might be one of those centers offering stem cell research in chennai, i am not sure whether it has been legitimately conducted. i e not heard of any cure reports in any kind of media. i talked to dr Rajendiran at SRMC, Porur. He suggested the...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 25000 not out
Replies: 4
Views: 3250

Re: 25000 not out

hi siby. its biochemistry only. 3 day conf and two days workshop. will cover a lot of topics inclduing clinical biochemistry, automation, clinical genetics and proteomics, basic research etc. we have a number of international speakers as well. the biggest event in biochemistry in india.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Wed Jan 21, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 25000 not out
Replies: 4
Views: 3250

25000 not out

hi all. i just hit the 25, 000 mark. congrats all, esp. siby. everything fine here. we are just busy organizing a national conference in amrita.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: seasons greetings
Replies: 3
Views: 2534

Re: seasons greetings

Wishing all a happy xmas and happy new year 2009 - kannan & sandhya
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Some more pics of the same
Replies: 7
Views: 4013

Re: Some more pics of the same

I guess so, sunil. Even today i think the same sight was visible around 630PM (IST). As a child and during college i used to star gaze a lot, its just wonderful. meanwhile, i had the fortune to meet our lekshmi couple of days back. she had come to aims for some visa medical checkup. anil mathew brou...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:18 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Some more pics of the same
Replies: 7
Views: 4013

Re: Some more pics of the same

Very simple answer, siby. It was supposed to have occurred that evening!!! It was reported in media, including newspapers. Manorama also gave a nice picture today. I dont know whether there s some way to differentiate star from planet ? it was also very nicely observed from our housing colony using ...
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:12 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Some more pics of the same
Replies: 7
Views: 4013

Some more pics of the same

A few more pics
by kannanvaidyanathan
Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Moon forming triangle with Venus and Jupiter - Pictures
Replies: 1
Views: 2536

Moon forming triangle with Venus and Jupiter - Pictures

Hi This is a rare celestial phenomenon where Moon forms a triangle with Venus and Jupiter. It was observed on 1st December 2008 and was visible from sunset till about 830 PM. I have taken these pics around 8 PM using my Nikon Coolpix. Have a look!!
by kannanvaidyanathan
Sat Nov 15, 2008 3:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: cricket
Replies: 9
Views: 3054

Re: cricket

hi solo, nice to hear from you after a pretty long time. yes, its really amazing the way some of our guys (sunil, siby, biju, bibu etc) can deal with IT related things. i get a complex sometimes, have you guys did Btech also sometime in between?!!!
by kannanvaidyanathan
Sat Oct 18, 2008 3:30 am
Forum: Medicine, healthcare and allied technology
Topic: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!
Replies: 91
Views: 30338

Re: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!

that s interesting (not my age). maybe i was wrong !!! i ll check out your link.
by kannanvaidyanathan
Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: Medicine, healthcare and allied technology
Topic: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!
Replies: 91
Views: 30338

Re: LOOK WHO IS TALKIN!

at the moment i am not interested in these stuff. that s what i meant, sunil. if you tell me about some latest book or music, i may even go to some other place to get hold of the stuff. it s just a matter of personal preferences. again some technology related to lab equipments i would be terribly in...