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Editorial
Understanding harm reduction as a public health strategy
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 October 2018
#Multispeciality

Harm reduction is a public health strategy, which aims to mitigate the dangers or harms associated with an action or condition. A criticism of harm reduction as a concept has been that it allows individuals to pursue harmful behaviour. But, this is not so. According to the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (2010),“harm reduction is not at odds with abstinence; instead it includes ...more

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Clinical News
Doctors are prescribing nature to patients in the UKs Shetland Islands
eMediNexus, 13 October 2018
#Business And Medicine #Nursing #Public Health #Residents
Long walks, bird-watching and making daisy chains are being prescribed by doctors to patients in Scotlands Shetland Islands as part of treatment for chronic illnesses. A partnership project between National Health Service Shetland and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland, which is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK, has been extended following a successful pilot ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Weather and marathon
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 October 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 15th October 2018 Harm reduction refers to ways that people try to mitigate the dangers or harms associated with a par ...more
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News and Updates
National Campaign on Hands-only CPR 10 to be launched on 23rd October
Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 October 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 14th October 2018Renal nerve denervation reduces BP in uncontrolled hypertension: Preliminary findings from the S ...more
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News and Updates
Today is Global Handwashing Day:
eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
#Multispeciality
Global Handwashing Day is observed annually on October 15, to increase awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as a simple, ea ...more
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News and Updates
Intermittent fasting can reverse diabetes
Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 October 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 13th October 2018 FDA has issued a warning letter to HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. Ltd for various violation ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Prolactin levels within the normal range protect against type 2 diabetes
eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
A normal but high circulating levels of total prolactin was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes within 9-10 years of follow-up, according to a study ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Eating a Mediterranean diet reduces risk of development of ARMD
eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
#Ophthalmology
A study published Sept. 30, 2018 in the journal Ophthalmology has shown that people who adhered to a Mediterranean diet cut their risk of developing late-stage ...MORE
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Journal Updates
A novel vaccine for rabies and Lassa fever shows promising results
eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Public Health
The novel investigational LASSARAB vaccine designed to protect people from both Lassa fever and rabies showed promise in preclinical testing, according to new r ...MORE
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Journal Updates
High blood levels of sTNFR-1linked with kidney function decline in healthy adults
eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
#Internal Medicine #Nephrology
In a multi-ethnic study of individuals without kidney disease, high blood levels of an inflammatory marker, soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor-1 (sTNFR-1), ...MORE
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Journal Updates
New guidelines for treatment of early-stage prostate cancer using external beam radiation therapy
eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
#Oncology #Radiology #Urology
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and American Urological Association (AUA) have released new gu ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Diet quality influences outcomes in patients with bipolar disorder
eMediNexus, 13 October 2018
#Pharmacist #Psychiatry #Public Health
Results of a randomized controlled clinical trial presented at the 31st European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress in Barcelona, Spain showed t ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Benefits of using essential oils during pregnancy and postpartum
eMediNexus, 12 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy and postpartum periods are associated with significant physical and emotional stress for a woman. A woman usually feels emotional and exhausted during ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Nirgundi - A potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic herb
eMediNexus, 12 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vitex negundo, commonly known as Nirgundi, is a member of the Verbenaceae family.1 It is also known as five-leaved chaste tree and Monk`s pepper.2 It’s im ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Safety and Efficacy of Rifaximin in Prophylaxis of SBP.
eMediNexus, 08 October 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine
A new study published in Current Drug Targets evaluated the role of rifaximin in the prevention of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). This study entailed ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Causes and prevention of stretch marks during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 06 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Striae gravidarum (SG), or stretch marks, are commonly seen among women during pregnancy. They may be experienced by nearly 90% of the women.1 Stretch marks are ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Bilateral Single System Ectopic Ureters with Secondary Calculi in an Adult: Case Report
Gopi Kishore M, Suhasini G, Prasad Pvgs, Sainadh Av, 12 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Bilateral single system ectopic ureter (BSSEU) is a rare entity in urology presenting typically in the pediatric age group with urinary incontinence, ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Ulcerative Colitis with Thromboembolic Disease
Dr Mukul Rastogi, 08 October 2018
#Gastroenterology
Abstract: In patients with UC, thromboembolic events manifest asdeep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. Renal artery thrombosis, cerebrovascular accidents ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An Unusual Case of Uterine Anomaly, Surgically Corrected with a Fruitful Pregnancy At Last
Sumitra Yadav,Anita Singh, Niyati Jain, 06 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABSTRACT : Fusion anomalies of uterus results in a variety of uterine shapes which cause increased incidence of miscarriage, poor fetal growth, malpresentation ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Constriction Band Syndrome
Sudivya Sharma, Pradnya Sawant, 04 October 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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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
#Nursing
The nurse monitors the patient receiving spironolactone for which electrolyte imbalance? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 13 October 2018
#Nephrology
A female client with chronic renal failure (CRF) is receiving a hemodialysis treatment. After hemodialysis, the nurse knows that the client is most likely to experience: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 12 October 2018
#Nursing
The nurse on duty is aware that most oral pediatric medications are administered ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 11 October 2018
#Nursing
The nurse applies mafenide acetate to the patient, who has second and third degree burns on the right upper and lower extremities, as ordered by the physician. This medication will: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

What is the meaning of consent for medical treatment?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 14 October 2018
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Is the doctor required to obtain consent of the patient in case of accident?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 13 October 2018
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In which situations consent is not necessary to be obtained by the doctor or hospital?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 12 October 2018
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When is consent not necessary to be obtained by the doctor or hospital?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 11 October 2018
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 Laugh a little

Railroad accident

eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
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Bill and Bob

eMediNexus, 13 October 2018
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Swim with the tide

eMediNexus, 12 October 2018
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Preachers Wish from God

eMediNexus, 11 October 2018
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 Lighter Reads

Inspirational: The story of an ant

eMediNexus, 14 October 2018
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eSpiritual: Why do we close our eyes for meditation?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 October 2018
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eWellness: Tips to clinically differentiate between different types of fever

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 October 2018
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eWellness: Do not ignore breakfast

Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 October 2018
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