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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:DoctorNDTV
Web address:http://www.doctorndtv.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct263454
Date of initial review: 21 Feb 2001
Validity of certificate13 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit28 Jul 2011

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

HONcode status
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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.


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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Editorial Team
* Dr Samiran Nundy (Editor-in-Chief) is a Consultant Gastrointestinal Surgeon at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. He is interested in organ transplantation in India, medical journals and health websites.
* Dr Anurag Krishna (MS, MCh, MNAMS) (Associate Editor) is the Director of Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery at the Max Healthcare Institute, New Delhi. Besides his clinical practice, he has published several papers and has vast editorial experience.
* Dr Shirish Kumar [MD] (Associate Editor) is a Technical Officer with the World Health Organization, W...
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2. Presentation of the site
This site will, we hope, provide them with information that they can trust, be appropriate to their social and economic circumstances and, most importantly, be of an ‘international’ quality.
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Indian audience
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Purpose of the website
The content is not intended in any way to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or any other qualified health practitioner for any questions that you may have regarding a medical condition. Neither the content nor any other service offered by or through DoctorNDTV.com or the DoctorNDTV.com website is intended to be a substitute for medical diagnosis or treatment. Never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the DoctorNDTV.com website.

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3. Confidentiality
DoctorNDTV.com does not collect personally identifiable information about Members or other DoctorNDTV.com users (Users) except when such individuals specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. A Member's or User's access to and use of the DoctorNDTV.com Website or services constitutes information voluntarily given by the Member or User.

Use of Registration Information: Personally identifiable information of individual Members and Users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the Member's or User's prior consent. DoctorNDTV.c...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
American Journal of Epidemiology,
June 2011

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Monday, 11 July 2011

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5. Justification of claims
It should never be taken by men who are using nitrate drugs, like nitroglycerine that is used for the treatment of chest pains due to heart disease. This could lead to a sudden drop in the blood pressure to unsafe levels. This includes the use of nitroglycerines in any form such as sprays, ointments and chewable tablets.
There are additional warnings about the use of the drug by individuals with cardiovascular disease. Caution is specifically advised for men who have had a stroke or heart attack or life-threatening arrhythmia in the past 6 months, those with low or high blood pressure o...
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6. User support and adequation
Archana Complex
Greater Kailash-1
New Delhi 110048
Ph.:+ 91 11 26446666

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
DoctorNDTV.com is being supported by one of India’s major media companies, as a kind of pro bono gesture. It is an entirely not-for-profit venture; however, we are going to try and make it self-supporting in two years through ‘ethical’ advertising and sponsorships which do not, in any way, conflict with our site’s intellectual integrity. Profits, if they occur, will be used to improve the site.
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8. Advertising policy

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our editorial content is free of any commercial influence
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Our website hosts advertisement banners.
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Advertisements are distinguished by the word 'Advertisement'.

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