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We need azadi from doctor-patient disputes on this Independence Day: Dr KK Aggarwal on TEDx Talks
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 August 2018
#Multispeciality

The doctor-patient relationship is facing turbulent times these days. Trust forms the foundation of the doctor-patient relationship and determines the outcome. However, this trust has corroded over the last few years and must be restored urgently, as it is crucial to the survival of this very important relationship.This is how I began my talk that I gave at TEDxMansarovarPark in Rohtak.TEDxMansaro ...more

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Clinical News
World must scale-up soil health to beat hunger and combat climate change
eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
#Multispeciality
Healthy soils are essential to achieve ‘Zero Hunger’ and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – peace and prosperity, the United Nations agriculture agency chief underscored in Brazil at the World Congress of Soil Science.On Sunday, more than 2,000 scientists gathered in Rio de Janeiro under the theme “Soil Science: Beyond food and fuel,” for a week of exploring ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Pumping heart attack vs electrical cardiac arrest, Two days walking, 2 days strengthening exercise and 2 days aerobics
Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 August 2018
#Multispeciality
 Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 14th August 2018 Pumping Heart Attack vs Electrical Cardiac ArrestThe most common confusion is the dif ...more
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News and Updates
Dr KK Aggarwal on TEDx Talks, Dr Bawa Garba Update, Omega-3 fatty acids in depression, Quantum Poem
Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 August 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 15th August 2018 We need ‘azadi’ from doctor-patient disputes on this Independence Day: Dr KK Aggarwa ...more
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News and Updates
New anti malaria bed net, 3rd dose of MMR, 50 reasons to meditate
Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 August 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 13th August 2018New bed net to prevent malaria: LancetNow a new bed net with a specific combination of an insecticide and i ...more
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News and Updates
FDA: Misuse of Rupture-of-Membranes Tests and Fetal Deaths
eMediNexus, 13 August 2018
#Multispeciality
The FDA is reminding clinicians that improper use of rupture-of-membranes (ROM) tests in pregnant women can lead to severe adverse events. The warning follows m ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
New WPSI guidelines recommend screening women annually for urinary incontinence
eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Urology
The Womens Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) has recommended “screening women for urinary incontinence annually beginning in adolescence and continuin ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Low normalized grip strength may be indicative of cardiometabolic risk
eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
#Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics #Public Health
A study published online July 30, 2018 in the Journal of Pediatrics has suggested low normalized grip strength as a prognostic indicator of cardiometabolic risk ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Regular exercise for 45 min 3-4 times in a week benefits mental health
eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
#Psychiatry #Public Health
A study of 1.2 million US adults found that regularly exercising for 45 minutes three to five times a week is associated with superior mental health compared to ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Notification of patient overdose deaths reduces clinician opioid prescriptions
eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
#Pharmacist #Public Health
Clinicians were more likely to reduce the number and dose of opioid drugs they prescribed after learning that one of their patients had died from an overdose fr ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy does not benefit fetal or infant growth
eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
In women with prenatal vitamin D deficiency and fetal and infant growth restriction, maternal vitamin D supplementation from midpregnancy until birth or until 6 ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Risankizumab increases clinical response and remission rates in moderate to severe Crohns disease
eMediNexus, 13 August 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Gastroenterology
Extended induction treatment with open-label intravenous risankizumab was effective in increasing clinical response and remission rates at week 26 in patients w ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Pruritic rashes during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 10 August 2018
#Dermatology #Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common skin conditions encountered during pregnancy include hormone-related, preexisting, and pregnancy-specific. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause be ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Healthy eating habits during pregnancy and breastfeeding
eMediNexus, 10 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
The food choices that a woman makes all through pregnancy and breastfeeding can affect her own health as well as the health of her baby. Pregnancy and lactation ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Role of Polyethylene Glycol in the Treatment of Functional Constipation in Children.
eMediNexus, 09 August 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A recent article published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition reported that according to international guidelines, polyethylene glycol ( ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Cost-effectiveness of rifaximin-α for the management of patients with hepatic encephalopathy.
eMediNexus, 07 August 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist
Rifaximin-α 550 mg twice daily plus lactulose has demonstrated efficacy in reducing recurrence of episodes of overt HE (OHE) and the risk of HE-rel ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Bilateral Pregnancy Luteoma: A Case Report
P Thulasi, Shanthi M, 10 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Luteoma of pregnancy is a benign, hyperplastic tumor-like lesion of the ovary. It has been postulated that the pregnancy luteoma arises from pre-exist ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Severe anemia and hypothyroidsm- case report
Dr Suprabha Shukla, Dr Dillip kumar Das, Dr Jnanindra Nath Behera, 09 August 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Thyroid hormone plays an important role in different metabolism in the body. Hematopoietic system is the primary one among the affected systems and an ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
A Case of Gastric Diverticulum (Solitary Fundal Diverticulum)
Praveen Kumar, Kalpana Chandra, 07 August 2018
#Gastroenterology
Abstract: Gastric diverticula are uncommon form of diverticular disease. Akerlund classified gastric diverticula as congenital and acquired. The congenital gast ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Pelvic Hematoma Mimicking Ovarian Malignancy
Shreyasi Bid, Sambhu Nath Bandyopadhyay, Chandan Sasmal, 04 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Warfarin is a very useful drug for thrombotic disorders, but sometimes its use is associated with over anticoagulation. We present herein an interesti ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
#Pharmacist
The cells belonging to the following type of epithelium are provided with extra reserve of cell membrane: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 13 August 2018
#Public Health
Counseling and health and occupational screening require which of the following teledermatology tools? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 12 August 2018
#Multispeciality
The extent to which ionization of a drug takes place is dependent upon pKa of the drug and the pH of the solution in which the drug is dissolved. Which of the following statements is not correct? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 11 August 2018
#Cardiology
Heart rate is stimulated by all of the following except: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 14 August 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 13 August 2018
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What is informed refusal?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 12 August 2018
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What is res ipsa loquitur?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 11 August 2018
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 Laugh a little

Rice Preference

eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
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Medical terms

eMediNexus, 13 August 2018
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Science Lesson

eMediNexus, 12 August 2018
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21st Century Marriage

eMediNexus, 11 August 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Tips to prevent type 2 diabetes

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 August 2018
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eSpiritual: Science behind Training and Development

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 August 2018
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Inspirational: Remember the Small Things

eMediNexus, 14 August 2018
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eWellness: Seven Common Causes of Forgetfulness

Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 August 2018
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