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Editorial
Kerala battles its worst floods in 100 years: Acute health effects of floods
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 August 2018
#Multispeciality

Floods waters not only take a toll of human life, they also leave an aftermath of illnesses. The health effects of floods can be immediate as well as long-term.  Today we discuss the immediate or acute health effects of flood.Drowning Floods create an immediate risk of drowning for everyone. It has been postulated that two thirds of flood-related deaths worldwide are from drowning and on ...more

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Clinical News
Today is World Humanitarian Day: #NotATarget
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Multispeciality
World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.This World Humanitarian Day continues to bring attention to the millions of civilians affected by armed conflict every day. People in cities and towns struggle to find food, water, and safe shelt ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Low-calorie sweeteners may be useful in adults,
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 August 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 18th August 2018AHA advises low-calorie sweeteners may be useful in adults"On the basis of the available evidence, the ...more
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News and Updates
AHA/ACC: Updated Management Guidelines for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Brandon May, 18 August 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology #Neurology
In a report by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (AHA/ACC), writing committee members provided an evidence-based update on the evalu ...more
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News and Updates
Autism linked to DDT, Have NAFLD? No alcohol please
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 August 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 19th August 2018First biomarker evidence autism is linked to insecticide DDTA study published online August 16 in the ...more
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News and Updates
Td replaces TT by year end, Doctor charged with sexual battery in US cannot practice in Delhi
Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 August 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 17th August 2018Former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away One should learn to fight illness lik ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Effect of a herbal vaginal suppository on bacterial vaginitis
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
A study published recently in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology enrolled 127 women aged 18-50 years with bacterial vaginosis and compared the vag ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Unintended pregnancy, prenatal care, newborn outcomes, and breastfeeding in women with epilepsy.
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Neurology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
A new article published in Neurology compared proportions of unintended pregnancies, prenatal vitamin or folic acid (PNVF) use, adequate prenatal care visits, a ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Cervicovaginal microbiota, womens health, and reproductive outcomes.
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology
A new article published in Fertility and Sterility reported that the vaginal microbiota, in many instances, is dominated by the Lactobacillus species. Some wome ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Changes in antifungal susceptibilities caused by the phenotypic switching of Candida species.
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
   A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis aimed to explore the changes in antifungal susceptibilities due to phenotypic ...MORE
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Journal Updates
IV alteplase shown to benefit patients with stroke with an unknown time of onset
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Cardiology #Emergency Medicine #Neurology
In patients with acute stroke with an unknown time of onset, intravenous alteplase guided by a mismatch between diffusion-weighted imaging and FLAIR in the regi ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study identifies five symptoms in young girls tied to long-term anxiety
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Family Medicine #Psychiatry #Public Health
Five symptoms in young girls - solitary, often cries, irritable, blames others, not liked - were strongly associated with future anxiety disorders developing at ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Therapeutic massage during pregnancy and postpartum
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
Massage therapy is known to benefit people in varying medical as well as stressful conditions.1 Pregnancy and postpartum are among those. Pregnancy and postpart ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Mineral oil-based skin care products - Potential harmful effects
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oil-based products are commonly used not only in industries but also in medical practice.1 Mineral oils are used in a wide range of cosmetic products like skin ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Treatment of Constipation in Elderly Diabetic Patients.
eMediNexus, 17 August 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine
Constipation is a common condition which impacts the quality of life of elderly diabetic patients. A new study published in the Journal of Alternative and Compl ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Predictors of patient reluctance to wake early in the morning for bowel preparation for colonoscopy.
eMediNexus, 17 August 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A new study published in Endoscopy International Open assessed patients opinions about waking early for split-dose bowel preparation (SDBP). During this study, ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
A Rare Case of Primary Ovarian Ectopic Pregnancy After Interval Tubal Ligation
Dr. Tamal Kumar Mandal, Dr. Pratima Gorain, Dr. Debjani Deb, Dr. Kanak Lata, 18 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: We report a case of a woman presenting with symptoms of ruptured ectopic pregnancy. She had a history of tubal ligation done three years back. ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An Unusual Case of Massive Splenomegaly in Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension
Monika Maheshwari, Rajendra Kumar Verma, Ravi, 17 August 2018
#Cardiology #Gastroenterology
Abstract: Splenomegaly is a common finding in a wide-spectrum of diseases. It is usually reported in myeloproliferative disorders, lymphoma ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Constriction Band Syndrome
Sudivya Sharma, Pradnya Sawant, 17 August 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Constriction band syndrome (CBS) or amniotic band syndrome is a group of congenital birth defects believed to be caused by entrapment of fetal parts ( ...MORE
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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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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
#Nursing
The nurse enters the room of a client with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The clients nasal cannula oxygen is running at a rate of 6 L per minute, the skin color is pink, and the respirations are 9 per minute and shallow. What is the nurses best initial action? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 August 2018
#Gastroenterology
A 74-year-old male presents with recurrent episodes of dull abdominal pain. What would be your guess? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 August 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can a woman in vegetative state still get pregnant? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 15 August 2018
#Infectious Diseases
The estimated median incubation period for H1N1 flu is ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Is there a limitation for filing of a complaint?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 18 August 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 17 August 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 16 August 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 15 August 2018
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 Laugh a little

Diet Rules for Cheaters

eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
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A mathematician, a physicist, and an engineer

eMediNexus, 17 August 2018
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Spring Fever

eMediNexus, 16 August 2018
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Seen on a famous beauty parlor

eMediNexus, 15 August 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Top 10 ways to keep the kidneys healthy

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 August 2018
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eSpiritual: How long can one fast?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 August 2018
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Inspirational: No regrets about today

eMediNexus, 18 August 2018
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eWellness: Reduce liquids to reduce weight

Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 August 2018
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