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Editorial
Triggers and treatment approaches to acute heart failure differ worldwide
Dr KK Aggarwal, 28 May 2018
#Multispeciality

The first analysis of data from the International REPORT-HF show that triggers of acute heart failure and treatment approaches differ in different geographical regions of the world as also the drugs used as treatment.While, ischemia/acute coronary syndrome (ACS)/infarction constituted 25.6% of cases of HF in the Southeast Asian region, nonadherence to diet and medications (19.2%) were the main cau ...more

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Clinical News
WHO and World Bank Group jointly constitute a Global Preparedness Monitoring Board
eMediNexus, 26 May 2018
#Emergency Medicine #Multispeciality
WHO and World Bank Group have jointly launched a new mechanism to strengthen global health security through stringent independent monitoring and regular reporting of preparedness to tackle outbreaks, pandemics, and other emergencies with health consequences.WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and World Bank Group President Dr Jim Yong Kim co-led the creation of the Global Preparedne ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
FSSAI notifies standards for 8 new categories under food additive
eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
#Multispeciality #Public Health
The Food Safety & Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued standards for eight new categories under the food additive category. The regulations will b ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal
Dr KK Aggarwal, 27 May 2018
#Multispeciality
In December 2015 WHO had included Nipah as a disease likely to cause serious outbreaksNipah Breaking NewsWay back on 10 December 2015:  A panel of scientis ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 26th May 2018
Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 May 2018
#Multispeciality
Bats UpdateBats are natural reservoirs of rabies and Hendra virus. Other diseases carried by bats include histoplasmosis, leptospirosis, Salmonella.Bats are nat ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal
Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 May 2018
#Multispeciality
New protocol for ventricular tachycardia in electrical stormMorning MedTalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 27th May 2018Nipah Breaking News: Tests have ruled out bats bei ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
BMD:BMI ratio may help calculate fracture risk in the obese
eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Orthopedics #Public Health
Risk of fracture in obese persons may be reliably assessed by calculating the ratio of bone mineral density (BMD) to body mass index (BMI), suggests a study pre ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Many patients with mild traumatic brain injury do not receive adequate follow-up care
eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
#Neurology
Results from the Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) study show that around 41% of patients with mild traumatic b ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Exposure to ozone increases risk of allergies in children
eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Pediatrics
Findings of a new study presented May 20, 2018 at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference in San Diego show that ozone exposure in early li ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Arnuity Ellipta Asthma Inhaler can now be used even in children aged 5 years, says FDA
eMedinexus, 27 May 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Pediatrics
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the use of the inhaled corticosteroid fluticasone furoate (Arnuity Ellipta, GlaxoSmithKline) as a once-da ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study shows association of sleep duration and mortality risk
eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry #Public Health
A short (≤5 hours), but not long (7 hours), weekend sleep was found to be associated with an increased mortality in individuals younger than 65 years, accord ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Lack of microbial exposure earlier in life may increase leukemia risk
eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
#Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
A review article published May 21, 2018 in Nature Reviews Cancer says that childhood ALL may be preventable. It suggests that if microbial exposures earlier in ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Pruritus during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pruritus affects nearly 20% of pregnant women. Pruritus can be severe enough to affect sleep and quality of life, and might also lead to, or worsen, depression. ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Aloe vera for stretch marks during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Striae gravidarum (SG), or stretch marks, are common during pregnancy, and are experienced by nearly 90% of the women.1 These are atrophic linear scars that ini ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Tolerability, safety, and efficacy of PEG 3350 as a 1-day bowel preparation in children.
eMediNexus, 23 May 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
The purpose of a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition was to evaluate the tolerability, safety, and efficacy of polyethyle ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Therapeutic massage during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 18 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Complementary and alternative therapy interventions are gaining significance for pregnant women and women in labor.1 A study conducted among 84 depressed pregna ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Ectopic Pregnancy Presenting as True Gestational Epilepsy
Shyamal G, Vijayalakshmi, Sunil Kumar N, Anudeep Reddy, 25 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABSTRACT: Ectopic pregnancy refers to implantation of fertilized egg in a location outside of uterine cavity including fallopian tube, cervix, ovary, cornual r ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Chromosome 3p Duplication: A Rare Chromosomal Anomaly
Braja Kishore Behera, Rishav Raj, Sailabala Shaw, Mitali Mahapatra, 23 May 2018
#Pediatrics
ABSTRACT: Partial trisomy 3p results from either unbalanced translocation or de novo duplication. Common clinical features consist of dysmorphic facial features ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Prolapsed huge cervical fibroid with acute red degeneration mimicking uterine inversion- a case report
Dr. Neerja Varshney, Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, Dr. Vandana Jain, 18 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Acute red degeneration in a large prolapsed cervical haemorrhage can mimick uterine inversion and presents as emergency where an emergency hysterectom ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Intralesional sclerotherapy cure unusual presentation of hemangioma in a child.
Dr. Bimal Kumar Mandal, 16 May 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Hemangioma of retropharyngeal space is a rare entity. It usually regresses spontaneously within 9 years of age. History, digital palpation, computed ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
#Gastroenterology
All are precancerous for carcinoma colon except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 26 May 2018
#Pharmacist
What is a healthy blood pressure level? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#ENT
Ptosis is a feature of all the following except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 24 May 2018
#Pathology and Lab Medicine
The cells belonging to the following type of epithelium are provided with extra reserve of cell membrane: ...MORE
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 SURVEYS

SURVEYS
PHYSICIANS ON AWARENESS OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES IN INDIA
eMediNexus, 05 May 2018
#Gastroenterology
Background: A collaborative group of gastroenterologists from the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has worked on this survey questionnaire. The questionnaire is part of a research survey about the awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). This questionnaire is sent to you in your role as a physician. A high response rate increases the validity of the study. Answering the survey is estimated to take about 5 minutes. Voluntary participation: It is voluntary to participate in the study and you can refrain from participation at any time without having to explain why. There is no reimbursement for participation. Confidentiality: The data will be handled anonymously and w ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Give one example when the council rejected a complaint on the basis of time barred application?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 27 May 2018
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What do you mean by condoning on case to case basis?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 26 May 2018
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How should you deal with a frivolous complaint?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 25 May 2018
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What is the code of conduct for violation of doctor-pharma relationship?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 24 May 2018
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 Laugh a little

I understand

eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
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Threatening Letters

eMediNexus, 26 May 2018
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Tick Tock, Tick Tock

eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
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Jogging Shoes

eMediNexus, 24 May 2018
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 Lighter Reads

Inspirational: The Bird Feeder

eMediNexus, 27 May 2018
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eWellness: Fever in children

Dr KK Aggarwal, 27 May 2018
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eWellness: Some tips from HCFI on maintaining a healthy weight

Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 May 2018
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