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Editorial
Straight from the Heart: GST Update
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 December 2017
#Multispeciality

Healthcare sector has been exempted from GST as the government has accorded healthcare the due importance and impetus that this sector needs to accelerate progress towards achieving the national goals in our endeavour towards achieving health for all as per the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to which India is committed. ...more

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Clinical News
Half the world lacks access to essential health services
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Public Health
At least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services, according to a new report “Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2017 Global Monitoring Report” from the World Bank and WHO. And each year, large numbers of households are being pushed into poverty because they must pay for health care out of their own pockets.Currently, 800 million people spend at lea ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Gurugram Fortis hospital stares at license cancellation
Ajay Kumar, 13 December 2017
#Multispeciality
Following the death of seven-year-old Adya Singh, Haryana government has recommended license cancellation for Fortis hospital in Gurugram. The Haryana governme ...more
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News and Updates
Maha doctors submit suggestions to state govt over cut practice bill
TOI, 13 December 2017
#Multispeciality
The Maharashtra doctors have submitted a list of 21 suggestions to the state government over cut practice bill. The bill is against the cut which doctors get as ...more
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News and Updates
1.56 crore abortions estimated in India in 2015; 81% through medication: Study
Nandini Rathi, 13 December 2017
#Internal Medicine #Obstetrics and Gynecology
#GenderAnd Development: Most abortions take place without prescriptions and outside of facilities via chemists and informal vendors. ...more
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News and Updates
Differential pharmacology and benefit/risk profile of azilsartan in comparison with other sartans
eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Azilsartan is an angiotensin II type 1 (AT(1)) receptor blocker (ARB) approved by regulatory authorities for the treatment of hypertension. An article, publishe ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Exposure to terror may increase risk of headaches including migraine
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Neurology
According to a study published online December 13, 2017 in the journal Neurology, people who survive a terror attack are at an increased risk of frequent migrai ...MORE
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Journal Updates
New ACC Guidelines for management of bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulants
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has published an expert consensus decision pathway on management of bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulants in the ...MORE
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Journal Updates
A new tool to get updates on antibiotics
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Infectious Diseases
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a new website to get critical updates regarding antibiotics and antifungal drugs to health care professi ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Ketamine reduces suicidal ideation in depressed patients
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Pathology and Lab Medicine #Psychiatry
Administration of adjunctive subanesthetic intravenous ketamine in patients on antidepressants reduced clinically significant suicidal ideation in patients with ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Noninvasive cardiac radioablation effectively ablates VT, says study
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Cardiology #Public Health
In five high-risk patients with refractory ventricular tachycardia, noninvasive treatment with electrophysiology-guided cardiac radioablation markedly reduced t ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Breathing exercises help asthma patients improve QOL
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Pulmonary Medicine
According to a study published in the journal The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, teaching breathing exercises to patients with incompletely controlled asthma ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Sex Differences and Role of Estradiol in Hypoglycemia-Associated Counter-Regulation.
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine #Obstetrics and Gynecology
A recent article published in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology stated that clinical hypoglycemia rarely occurs in nondiabetic individuals but is fr ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Implementation of the 2014 ESPGHAN/NASPGHAN Guideline for Childhood Functional Constipation.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition assessed whether physicians approach children with functional constipat ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction with a Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor, Vildagliptin, in Type-2 Diabetes.
eMediNexus, 30 November 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
A new article published in Diabetes Therapy aimed to identify patient characteristics and on treatment effects that may have contributed to the different outcom ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Primary Amenorrhea in a Young Female - Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome: A Rare Cause
Dr RAJESH RAJPUT, Dr DEEPAK JAIN, Dr LAXMINARAYAN YADAV, Dr TEKCHAND YADAV, 13 December 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
ABSTRACT: Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) is a rare X-linked recessive disorder that occurs in phenotypically normal woman with male karyotype (46,XY), w ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Small Round Cell Tumor of the Lung in Children
Dr Sameer Raniga, Dr Pranav Sharma, Dr Salil Sharma, Dr Chintan Shah, Dr Prakash A Vohra, Dr Vijay Vaidya, 12 December 2017
#Pediatrics
ABSTRACT: Large malignant thoracic tumors in children may arise from the chest wall, pleura, lung parenchyma or mediastinum. The majority of mediastinal and c ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Acute Kidney Injury- A Rarity in Methemoglobinemia
Dr Umarani.R , Dr Baburaj.K, Dr Jino Vincent, Dr Saravanan.M, 11 December 2017
#Nephrology
ABSTRACT: Methemoglobinemia can be due to some drugs, poisoning or congenital metabolic errors. Methylene blue is used as anti-dote for symptomatic methemoglob ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An Unusual Case of Massive Splenomegaly in Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension
Dr Monika Maheshwari, Dr Rajendra Kumar Verma, Dr Ravi, 09 December 2017
#Gastroenterology
Abstract Splenomegaly is a common finding in a wide-spectrum of diseases. It is usually reported in myeloproliferative disorders, lymphoma, leukemia, viscera ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
A 9-year old girl presented with new onset type-1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, cerebral edema, multifocal vasogenic brain lesions and lower limbs perip ...MORE
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Quizzes
EMediquiz
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#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 l ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Pediatrics
A 2-year-old boy exhibited a distinct asymmetry of the right hemibody with respect to his left, after birth, which appeared to progressively increase with age. ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
#Nephrology
Which chemotherapy agents can cause solitary hypophosphatemia? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 14 December 2017
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 13 December 2017
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 12 December 2017
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 11 December 2017
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 Laugh a little

Student who obtained 0% on an exam

eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
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High blood pressure

eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
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Overloaded

eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
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A civilized fight between husband & wife

eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Tips to prevent spreading of seasonal flu.

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 December 2017
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eSpiritual: Types of Memory

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 December 2017
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Inspirational Story: Points on how to improve your life

eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
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eWellness: Sodium phosphate enemas in the elderly should be avoided

Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 December 2017
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