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 EDITORIAL
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Editorial
Study shows enhanced immunity with booster shot of six vaccines
Dr Veena Aggarwal, Consultant Womens’ Health, CMD and Editor-in-Chief, IJCP Group & Medtalks Trustee, Dr KK’s Heart Care Foundation of India, 06 December 2021
#Multispeciality

Results of the COV-BOOST multicenter phase II trial show that the booster dose of six vaccines generated a strong immune response in persons who had completed their primary vaccination with either the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine or the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. The vaccines studied included Oxford-AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax, Janssen, Moderna, Valneva and Curevac. The side effects with all ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Clinical News
GERD Update: Impact of ranitidine on gastric juice acidity and volume in patients undergoing laparotomy
eMediNexus, 06 December 2021
#Gastroenterology

Hendolin and colleagues evaluated the effects of an oral proton pump inhibitor (PPI) and oral ranitidine on gastric fluid volume and pH in 95 patients undergoing elective surgery.The patients received either a PPI or 300 mg of ranitidine orally at 6.00 am on the morning of surgery. One third of the patients were not given any antacid treatment.Following induction, a no. 18 nasogastric tube was pas ...more

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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Liver Update: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Obesity
Liver Update: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Obesity
eMediNexus, 06 December 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
Obesity has obtained an epidemic dimension in India in the 21st century, with 5% of the country’s population suffering from morbid obesity. NAFLD is now w ...more
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Liver Update: Obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: From pathophysiology to therapeutics
Liver Update: Obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: From pathophysiology to therapeutics
eMediNexus, 05 December 2021
#Multispeciality
The sudden emergence of the epidemic of obesity has also increased the prevalence and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Obesity is associate ...more
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Liver Update: Intestinal gluconeogenesis prevents obesity-linked liver steatosis and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Liver Update: Intestinal gluconeogenesis prevents obesity-linked liver steatosis and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
eMediNexus, 04 December 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
Hepatic steatosis with obesity may lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and associated complications like cirrhosis or cancer. Intestinal gluconeog ...more
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BMC suspends two doctors, a nurse from Nair hospital for negligence leading to the death of a four-month-old boy
BMC suspends two doctors, a nurse from Nair hospital for negligence leading to the death of a four-month-old boy
Express News Service, 04 December 2021
#Multispeciality
Two doctors and a nurse from Nair Hospital were suspended by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for alleged negligence in treating four persons includ ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Anger or emotional upset may trigger stroke: Study
Anger or emotional upset may trigger stroke: Study
eMediNexus, 05 December 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Cardiology #Neurology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
A global study looking into the causes of stroke has shown that 1 in 11 survivors experienced a period of anger or upset in the one hour prior to having a strok ...more
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Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in COVID-19 related acute respiratory distress syndrome
Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in COVID-19 related acute respiratory distress syndrome
eMediNexus, 04 December 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine
Aim: A study investigated the efficacy and safety of IVIG in COVID-19 pneumonia patients needing invasive mechanical ventilation for moderate-to-severe ARDS.Stu ...more
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Trends in incidence and mortality of Tuberculosis in India over past three decades
Trends in incidence and mortality of Tuberculosis in India over past three decades
eMediNexus, 04 December 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine
Aim: A study described the recent TB incidence and mortality trends in India from 1990 to 2019.Study design and methodsAn observational study utilized the most ...more
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Interleukin 6 in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Interleukin 6 in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
eMediNexus, 04 December 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine
Aim- A study investigated the role of IL-6 in patients with COPD over nine years.Study design and methods:  133 COPD patients underwent assessment at basel ...more
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Anti-inflammatory effects of ivy leaves' dry extract
Anti-inflammatory effects of ivy leaves' dry extract
eMediNexus, 04 December 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine
Aim- A study investigated if the anti-inflammatory effect of EA 575® is due to an impact on the NFκB pathway.Study Design and Method-Immunofluorescenc ...more
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Effect of Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM-I 3799 and Bacillus subtilis CU-1 on Acute Watery Diarrhea: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study in Indian Children
Effect of Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM-I 3799 and Bacillus subtilis CU-1 on Acute Watery Diarrhea: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study in Indian Children
eMediNexus, 07 October 2021
#Pediatrics
A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study assessed the effect of combination probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM-I 3799 and Bacillus subtilis CU-1 i ...more
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Newborn bath
Newborn bath
eMediNexus, 23 September 2021
#Pediatrics
A new article discussed that orientation of the first bath must be rendered to patients, preferably in the prenatal period, in a step-by-step manner. This can h ...more
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 Efficacy and safety of ivy leaves dry extract in acute cough
Efficacy and safety of ivy leaves dry extract in acute cough
eMediNexus, 07 September 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine
Aim-A study assessed the efficacy and safety of ivy leaves’extract cough formulation in the treatmentMethod-This randomized, placebo-controlled, double-bl ...more
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 INTERESTING CASES
Treatment of acanthosis nigricans in a middle aged man with emollients
Treatment of acanthosis nigricans in a middle aged man with emollients
, 03 December 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractAcanthosis nigricans is a velvety, darkening of the skin that usually occurs in intertriginous areas.  This hyperpigmentation has poorly defined bo ...more
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Juvenile Dermatomyositis with Calcinosis Cutis
Juvenile Dermatomyositis with Calcinosis Cutis
Sibabratta Patnaik, Manas Ranjan Behera, Nirmal Kumar Mahakud, Ashwini Kumar Mohanty, 27 November 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractA case of juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) with calcinosis cutis in a 6-year-old girl. She presented with irregular fever for last two months and ...more
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Erythroderma as an indicator of hypereosinophilic syndrome
Erythroderma as an indicator of hypereosinophilic syndrome
eMediNexus, 19 November 2021
#Dermatology
The commonest type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is Mycosis fungoides (MF).1,2 MF, an archetype of CTCLs, is a peripheral epidermotropic non-Hodgkin lymph ...more
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Management of Severe Recalcitrant Dermatophytosis, Resistant to Systemic Antifungal Agents, in an Infant
Management of Severe Recalcitrant Dermatophytosis, Resistant to Systemic Antifungal Agents, in an Infant
, 12 November 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractThis case study relates a six-month-old-infant with severe dermatophytosis of the back, buttocks, chest and groins. Mycological examination revealed a z ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 03 December 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine
The following compound/s has shown potential in counteracting the symptoms and complications of COVID-19- ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 02 December 2021
#Dermatology
Tineaungium effects ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 26 November 2021
#Dermatology
Vitamin D analogue calcitriol is useful in the treatment of: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 November 2021
#Dermatology
A 25-year old presents with recurrent episodes of flexural eczema, contact urticaria, recurrent skin infections and severe abdominal cramps and diarrhea upon taking sea foods. He is suffering from: ...MORE
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 LAUGH A LITTLE

                Jealousy
Jealousy
eMediNexus, 15 June 2021
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                Tell him I cant see him
Tell him I cant see him
eMediNexus, 14 June 2021
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                Seen on a famous beauty parlor in Bombay
Seen on a famous beauty parlor in Bombay
eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
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                Funny definitions
Funny definitions
eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
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 LIGHTER READS

                ESpiritual: Why do We Burn Camphor in Any Pooja?
ESpiritual: Why do We Burn Camphor in Any Pooja?
eMediNexus, 15 June 2021
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                Inspirational: Hitting Unseen Target
Inspirational: Hitting Unseen Target
eMediNexus, 15 June 2021
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