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Editorial
Straight from the Heart: IMA-FOMA Resolutions
Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 December 2017
#Multispeciality

IMA will be the mother NGO for FOMA (Federation of Medical Associations). All Major-Medical Associations in India will be invited to become Hony. Member of FOMA through their President/Secretary or their nominee. ...more

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Clinical News
India now free of infective trachoma, says Health Minister
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Infectious Diseases #Ophthalmology #Pediatrics #Public Health
Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Trachoma Survey Report (2014-17) on Friday.  He declared that India is now free from ‘infective trachoma’, and termed this as a momentous achievement. The survey findings indicate that the active trachoma infection has been eliminated among children in all the survey districts with overall prevalence ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Differential pharmacology and benefit/risk profile of azilsartan in comparison with other sartans
eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Azilsartan is an angiotensin II type 1 (AT(1)) receptor blocker (ARB) approved by regulatory authorities for the treatment of hypertension. An article, publishe ...more
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News and Updates
Impact of cilnidipine and amlodipine on proteinuria in hypertensive patients with renal disease
eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Cilnidipine exercises an N-type calcium-channel-blocking activity and reduces sympathetic hyperactivity. A study, published in Hypertension Research, compared t ...more
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News and Updates
Delhi Medical Association - Withdraw autocratic order cancelling Max Hospital licence
Indian Express, 11 December 2017
#Multispeciality
The Delhi Medical Association (DMA) wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today seeking the withdrawal of its “irrational and autocratic” order ca ...more
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News and Updates
Synergy between 5-HT4 receptor stimulation and phosphodiesterase-4 inhibition.
eMediNexus, 09 December 2017
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Neurology
A recent study published in Neurogastroenterology and Motility investigated the phosphodiesterase (PDE)-mediated control of these 5-HT4 receptors in human ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Behavioral consequences of mild traumatic brain injury in preschoolers.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Neurology #Pediatrics #Psychiatry
A new study published in Psychological Medicine aimed to investigate the presence of internalizing and externalizing behavioral impairments 6 months after presc ...MORE
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Journal Updates
MicroRNA expression changes in in autism spectrum disorders.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Neurology #Pediatrics #Psychiatry
A new study published in the Journal of Neuroinflammation examined whether changes in microRNA (miRNA) expression by peripheral blood monocytes (PBMo) are assoc ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Impact of adenotonsillectomy on pediatric quality of life.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#General Surgery #Pediatrics
The goal of a new study published in the Italian Journal of Pediatrics was to highlight the wide variety of tools currently used to evaluate patients quality of ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Group family-based cognitive behavioral therapy for pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Pediatrics #Psychiatry
A new study published in Psychiatry Research examined the efficacy of a group family-based cognitive behavioral therapy (GF-CBT) protocol in treating pedia ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Electroencephalographic findings in anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis in children.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Neurology #Pediatrics
A new study published in Epilepsy & Behavior examined electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings of patients with anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Physical activity reduces risk of cancer in heart patients
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Cardiology #Oncology #Public Health #Radiology
Heart disease patients are less likely to die of cancer if they are fit, suggests an observational study in more than 12 000 patients presented December 9, ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Implementation of the 2014 ESPGHAN/NASPGHAN Guideline for Childhood Functional Constipation.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition assessed whether physicians approach children with functional constipat ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Small Round Cell Tumor of the Lung in Children
Dr Sameer Raniga, Dr Pranav Sharma, Dr Salil Sharma, Dr Chintan Shah, Dr Prakash A Vohra, Dr Vijay Vaidya, 12 December 2017
#Pediatrics
ABSTRACT: Large malignant thoracic tumors in children may arise from the chest wall, pleura, lung parenchyma or mediastinum. The majority of mediastinal and c ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Acute Kidney Injury- A Rarity in Methemoglobinemia
Dr Umarani.R , Dr Baburaj.K, Dr Jino Vincent, Dr Saravanan.M, 11 December 2017
#Nephrology
ABSTRACT: Methemoglobinemia can be due to some drugs, poisoning or congenital metabolic errors. Methylene blue is used as anti-dote for symptomatic methemoglob ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An Unusual Case of Massive Splenomegaly in Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension
Dr Monika Maheshwari, Dr Rajendra Kumar Verma, Dr Ravi, 09 December 2017
#Gastroenterology
Abstract Splenomegaly is a common finding in a wide-spectrum of diseases. It is usually reported in myeloproliferative disorders, lymphoma, leukemia, viscera ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Hemoperitoneum Complicating Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
Dr Shivang Sharma, Dr MN Mehta, Dr HK Acharya, Dr AC Tanna, Dr Jemima Bhaskar, 09 December 2017
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABSTRACT Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) is a rare complication of full-term pregnancy and presents with jaundice and hepatic encephalopathy in the third ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Pediatrics
A 2-year-old boy exhibited a distinct asymmetry of the right hemibody with respect to his left, after birth, which appeared to progressively increase with age. ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
#Nephrology
Which chemotherapy agents can cause solitary hypophosphatemia? ...MORE
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Quizzes
Emediquiz
eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
#Emergency Medicine #Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases #Public Health
The signs and symptoms of H1N1 flu and seasonal human flu are same although gastrointestinal manifestations are more common with H1N1 flu. True or false? ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 09 December 2017
#Gastroenterology
A 5-month-old infant was hospitalized with a 3 days history of constipation, presenting acutely with abdominal pain, lethargy, and dehydration. His parents ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 12 December 2017
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 11 December 2017
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LEGAL QUOTE

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 10 December 2017
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LEGAL QUOTE

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 09 December 2017
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 Laugh a little

Overloaded

eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
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A civilized fight between husband & wife

eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
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Baseball

eMediNexus, 10 December 2017
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Funny definitions

eMediNexus, 09 December 2017
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Can blood pressure be higher in one arm?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 12 December 2017
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eSpiritual: Understanding Yamraja

Dr KK Aggarwal, 12 December 2017
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Inspirational Story: It pays to be patient

eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
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eWellness: Tips to prevent type 2 diabetes

Dr KK Aggarwal, 11 December 2017
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