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Repeated eye rubbing is a risk factor for keratoconus
Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 November 2019
#Multispeciality

Keratoconus (KC) is a progressive degenerative condition of the eye in which the cornea becomes progressively thinner and cone-like. If left untreated, it can lead to significant visual impairment.The word keratoconus originates from the Greek words kerato-idis (cornea) and konos (cone).  The condition was first described by John Nottingham.Key points about keratoconu ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Clinical News
U.S. records one new case in measles outbreak
eMediNexus, 12 November 2019
#Business And Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics #Pharmacist
One new case of measles was reported in the United States, with the country suffering its worst outbreak of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease in close-to three decades.The measles case was confirmed on Saturday in an unvaccinated resident of the southeastern U.S. state of Georgia, according to the state’s health department. The measles outbreak, which began in New York in Oc ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
108 ambulance used to buy drugs by a pharmacist, got arrested
108 ambulance used to buy drugs by a pharmacist, got arrested
TNN, 12 November 2019
#Multispeciality
On Sunday afternoon, a pharmacist of Punjab government’s ‘108 Ambulance’ service was allegedly caught with drugs and intoxicating pills by the ...more
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Delhi HC states that all private hospitals charges cannot be same
Delhi HC states that all private hospitals charges cannot be same
TNN, 12 November 2019
#Multispeciality
Delhi high court has rejectedthe direct authorities to fix even rates to be charged by private nursing homes and hospitals as the amount would depend upon the n ...more
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Medical Voice 12th November 2019
Medical Voice 12th November 2019
Dr KK Aggarwal, 12 November 2019
#Multispeciality
Rapid HIV testing saves lives – It’s time to make the switch, says WHO (WHO Europe, Nov. 11, 2019): The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a ...more
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Memo charged against government docs who joined the strike
Memo charged against government docs who joined the strike
TNN, 11 November 2019
#Multispeciality
The Madras high court has continued the charge memos issued to 70 government doctors who had joined in the recent week-long strike for a salary hike.On Friday, ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Smoking May Raise Psychosis, Depression Risk
Smoking May Raise Psychosis, Depression Risk
eMediNexus, 12 November 2019
#Pharmacist #Psychiatry #Public Health
Traditionally, its been widely assumed that patients with mental illness start smoking to self-medicate, but a novel study suggest ...MORE
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Middle-Aged Muscle Mass Tied to Future CVD Risk in Men
Middle-Aged Muscle Mass Tied to Future CVD Risk in Men
eMediNexus, 12 November 2019
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pharmacist #Public Health
Higher levels of lean muscle mass in middle age may be linked to lower 10-year CVD risk, regardless of traditional risk factors su ...MORE
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Left Atrial Implant Appears to Curb Stroke Risk in Some With Atrial Fibrillation
Left Atrial Implant Appears to Curb Stroke Risk in Some With Atrial Fi
eMediNexus, 11 November 2019
#Cardiology #Emergency Medicine #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist
Older patients with atrial fibrillation show a reduced risk of stroke following left-atrial-appendage closure (LAAC) with an impla ...MORE
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Biologics Offer Hope as Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy
Biologics Offer Hope as Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy
eMediNexus, 11 November 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health
The experimental agent etokimab appeared to boost the tolerance to oral peanut challenge among peanut-allergic adults, according t ...MORE
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Acute Kidney Injury Common With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Acute Kidney Injury Common With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
eMediNexus, 10 November 2019
#Internal Medicine #Nephrology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist
About one in six cancer patients treated with immune-checkpoint inhibitors develops at least transient acute kidney injury (AKI), ...MORE
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Copper ICU Beds Mostly Untarnished by Bacteria
Copper ICU Beds Mostly Untarnished by Bacteria
eMediNexus, 10 November 2019
#Critical Care #Hospital Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Hospital beds with copper surfaces in an intensive care unit had significantly fewer bacteria than hospital beds with plastic surf ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Step-Up Therapy in Black Children and Adults with Poorly Controlled Asthma.
Step-Up Therapy in Black Children and Adults with Poorly Controlled Asthma.
eMediNexus, 31 October 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Internal Medicine
The objective of a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine was to ascertain whether black p ...MORE
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Anti-inflammatory effects of Cissus quadrangularis
Anti-inflammatory effects of Cissus quadrangularis
eMediNexus, 29 October 2019
#Orthopedics
Cissus quadrangularisis a traditional herbal medicine commonly used for bone healing.1 The herb has analgesic ...MORE
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Management of Colle's Fracture with Cissus quadrangularis Linn
Management of Colle's Fracture with Cissus quadrangularis Linn
eMediNexus, 29 October 2019
#Orthopedics
Cissus quadrangularis is a medicinal plant that has been used in India to expedite fracture healing.1Itis comm ...MORE
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Azithromycin in pediatric respiratory medicine
Azithromycin in pediatric respiratory medicine
eMediNexus, 24 October 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Infectious Diseases #Pediatrics
A recent article published in Paediatric Respiratory Reviews stated that the first clinical indication of non- ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
An Interesting Case of Psoriasiform Dermatosis
An Interesting Case of Psoriasiform Dermatosis
Dr Nandakishore B, Dr Samatha M Swamy, 12 November 2019
#Dermatology
Dermatophytic infections are common in adults. Tinea incognito is one such infection which has lost its characteristic features due to the use of topical and sy ...MORE
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Persistent Nodular Contact Dermatitis to Gold: Case Report of Two Cases
Persistent Nodular Contact Dermatitis to Gold: Case Report of Two Cases
Dr Vandana Mehta, Dr C Balachandran, 31 October 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Metallic gold has long been regarded as a relatively safe and inert material when in contact with the skin and mucosal membranes, with only sporadic reports of ...MORE
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Bilateral Dupuytren's Contracture
Bilateral Dupuytren's Contracture
Neelam Redkar, Sunil Pawar, Meenakshi Patil, Sameer Mahajan, Ajay Keur, 29 October 2019
#Orthopedics
ProfessorSenior ResidentAssistant ProfessorJunior ResidentDept. of Medicine, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, MaharashtraAddress for correspond ...MORE
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Erythrodermic Mycosis Fungoides with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: A Rare Presentation
Erythrodermic Mycosis Fungoides with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: A Rare Presentation
Dr Savita Chaudhary, Dr Cherry Bansal, Dr Upasna Ranga, Dr KK Singh, 24 October 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common variant of primary cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). It is generally associated with an indolent clinical course and c ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 12 November 2019
#Ophthalmology
A 20-year-old man complains of difficulty in reading the newspaper with his right eye three weeks after sustaining a gunshot injury to his left eye. The most likely diagnosis is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 12 November 2019
#Ophthalmology
A 20-year-old man complains of difficulty in reading the newspaper with his right eye three weeks after sustaining a gunshot injury to his left eye. The most likely diagnosis is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 11 November 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estrogen replacement for postmenopausal symptoms causes a decrease in ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 09 November 2019
#Internal Medicine
Olflecks phenomenon is seen due to which component ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner
Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration nu

Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration nu

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 12 November 2019
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What is res ipsa loquitur?

What is res ipsa loquitur?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 11 November 2019
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Can a doctor print self-photograph?

Can a doctor print self-photograph?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 10 November 2019
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Does contributing articles to the press amount to advertising?

Does contributing articles to the press amount to advertising?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 09 November 2019
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 Laugh a little
Wedding rings

Wedding rings

eMediNexus, 12 November 2019
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Trouble on the Roof

Trouble on the Roof

eMediNexus, 11 November 2019
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At Ninety-Nine

At Ninety-Nine

eMediNexus, 10 November 2019
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Working fine

Working fine

eMediNexus, 09 November 2019
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Smoking makes you 5 years older

Dr KK Aggarwal, 12 November 2019
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eSpiritual: Why do we apply holy ash?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 12 November 2019
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Inspirational: Four Burning Candles

eMediNexus, 12 November 2019
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eWellness: Tips to prevent pneumonia

Dr KK Aggarwal, 11 November 2019
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