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Low diagnostic accuracy of confocal laser endomicroscopy in detecting wheat sensitivity in non-celiac IBS patients
Dr Philip Abraham, Consultant Gastroenterologist, P. D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, 26 September 2021
#Multispeciality

Confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) is used as a diagnostic aid to detect food allergies or intolerances in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It produces real-time high-resolution images of the gastrointestinal tract after intravenous injection of fluorescein during endoscopy. However, according to a recent study, CLE failed to meet the mark in accurately diagnosing wheat sensitiv ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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More Severe Congenital Heart Disease Associated with Lower IQ in Children
eMediNexus, 26 September 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Cardiology #Pediatrics #Public Health

Congenital heart disease (CHD) has a known association with cognitive impairment in children. A meta-analysis involving 74 studies has shown that more severe CHD can lead to worse neurocognitive outcomes.Among 3,645 children with CHD, the overall estimate of total IQ was 96.03. Children having hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and univentricular heart disease (UVH) were noted to have signific ...more

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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Liver Update: Propitious role of Liv.52 in the management of Indian childhood cirrhosis
Liver Update: Propitious role of Liv.52 in the management of Indian childhood cirrhosis
eMediNexus, 26 September 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
The etiology of Indian childhood cirrhosis (ICC) is cirrhosis and is considered as difficult to treat. However, formulation known as Liv. 52, combination of cap ...more
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FDA approves Korsuva for chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus
FDA approves Korsuva for chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus
eMediNexus, 25 September 2021
#Nephrology
The Food and Drug Administration has approved KorsuvaTM, a difelikefalin injection, to treat moderate to severe pruritus linked with chronic kidney disease in a ...more
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SCORED trial results show sotagliflozin's role in T2D patients with kidney disease
SCORED trial results show sotagliflozin's role in T2D patients with kidney disease
eMediNexus, 25 September 2021
#Nephrology
The dual SGLT1/2* inhibitor considerably reduced the risk of the composite outcome of cardiovascular deaths, hospital admission for heart failure, and emergency ...more
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A rare group of T cells and kidney disease
A rare group of T cells and kidney disease
eMediNexus, 25 September 2021
#Nephrology
Unconventional T cells are a wide range and not a well-known group of comparatively rare lymphocytes different from traditional CD4+ and CD8+T cells, which prim ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
High levels of antibodies passed from vaccinated pregnant women to babies
High levels of antibodies passed from vaccinated pregnant women to babies
eMediNexus, 26 September 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics #Public Health
A new study suggests that pregnant women who receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine pass high levels of protective antibodies to their babies.Investigators assessed u ...more
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Impact of BMI fluctuations on chronic kidney disease outcomes
Impact of BMI fluctuations on chronic kidney disease outcomes
eMediNexus, 25 September 2021
#Nephrology
Patients with chronic kidney disease and high body mass index (BMI) fluctuations are at an increased risk of death, myocardial infarction, stroke, and increased ...more
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FDA Approves Evolocumab Add-On for Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Children Aged 10 and Older
FDA Approves Evolocumab Add-On for Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Children Aged 10 and Older
eMediNexus, 25 September 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Cardiology #Public Health #Internal Medicine
Evolocumab has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as add-on treatment to diet alone or with other therapies among children aged 10 years ...more
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Joint AAD-NPF Guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with topical therapy and alternative medicine modalities for psoriasis severity measures
Joint AAD-NPF Guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with topical therapy and alternative medicine modalities for psoriasis severity measures
eMediNexus, 24 September 2021
#Dermatology
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disease. A guideline provides recommendations for its treatment based on the available evidence. Topical ...more
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
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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Fluid Response Evaluation in Sepsis Hypotension and Shock
Fluid Response Evaluation in Sepsis Hypotension and Shock
eMediNexus, 02 September 2021
#Pediatrics #Internal Medicine #Hospital Medicine
A new study published in Chest evaluated the efficacy of dynamic measures – stroke volume change during passive leg-raise – to guide resuscitation a ...more
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Principles of fluid management for pediatric patients
Principles of fluid management for pediatric patients
eMediNexus, 31 August 2021
#Pediatrics
The preferred mode of rehydration for children should be enteral—using oral rehydration fluids containing replacement electrolytes. Intravenous (IV) repla ...more
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 INTERESTING CASES
Atopic Dermatitis in a 9-year child
Atopic Dermatitis in a 9-year child
, 24 September 2021
#Dermatology
A 9-year old boy with a history of chronic atopic dermatitis & recurrent skin infections had extensive eczematous dermatitis clinically, with a history of s ...more
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Gaucher's Disease: A Case Report
Gaucher's Disease: A Case Report
Dr Preeti Bajaj, Dept. of Pathology, Dr Vasantrao Pawar Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Nashik - 422013, 23 September 2021
#Pediatrics
AbstractGaucher’s disease (GD) is an autosomal recessive systemic lysosomal storage disorder which is characterized by glucocerebroside deposition in cell ...more
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Bullous pemphigoid rash in a woman with COVID-19
Bullous pemphigoid rash in a woman with COVID-19
, 17 September 2021
#Dermatology
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a single-stranded RNA virus that suppers through aerosolized droplets and enters host cells thro ...more
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Treatment of Acute Perioral Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation in a Teenager
Treatment of Acute Perioral Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation in a Teenager
, 11 September 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractPostinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) – an acquired hypermelanosis occurring after cutaneous inflammation or injury, can affect all skin types, ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 23 September 2021
#Dermatology
The drawback/s of the available drugs for leishmaniasis- ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 22 September 2021
#Pediatrics
My child has a very high serum IgE level. I should be concerned that he or she may have hyper-IgE syndrome if he or she also has which of the following? ...MORE
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eMediNexus, 22 September 2021
#Pediatrics
Which of the following statements are false? ...MORE
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eMediNexus, 21 September 2021
#Hospital Medicine
Mulmina®, an immunity-boosting nutritional supplementation is available as- ...MORE
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eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
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eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
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