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 EDITORIAL
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Practice-Changing Studies from American College of Gastroenterology
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 January 2020
#Multispeciality

 Oral budesonide suspension 2 mg for 12 weeks shows striking efficacy for eosinophilic esophagitis. Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is increasingly being emphasized in adult gastroenterology. This is a diagnosis thats established by restriction or avoidance of food intake that is associated with weight loss, nutritional deficiencies, dependence on tube feedings or oral ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Clinical News
FDA approves first targeted therapy to treat a rare mutation in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors
eMediNexus, 12 January 2020
#Gastroenterology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Ayvakit (avapritinib) for the treatment of adults with unresectable or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) – a type of tumor that occurs in the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly in the stomach or small intestine – harboring a platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRA) exon 18 mutation. This approval include ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
What we thought to be the normal body temperature has changed, claims study
What we thought to be the normal body temperature has changed, claims study
eMediNexus, 19 January 2020
#Business And Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health
We know the normal body temperature to be 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius). The number was determined by German doctor Carl Reinhold August Wunderli ...more
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CDC Maps America's High Levels of Inactivity
CDC Maps America's High Levels of Inactivity
eMediNexus, 18 January 2020
#Business And Medicine #Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
All states and territories had more than 15% of adults who were physically inactive and this estimate ranged from 17.3 to 47.7%, according to new state maps of ...more
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2019 second hottest year on record, UN confirms
2019 second hottest year on record, UN confirms
eMediNexus, 17 January 2020
#Business And Medicine #Public Health
Last year was the second warmest year on record, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed on Wednesday.“The average global temperature has ri ...more
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Medical Voice 17thJanuary 2020
Medical Voice 17thJanuary 2020
Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 January 2020
#Multispeciality
Scientists breach the brain fortress to cure tumorsThe brain is a sort of fortress, equipped with the blood-brain barrier that is designed to keep out dangerous ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Repair of Proximal Humerus Fracture Linked to Worse Outcomes in Elderly
Repair of Proximal Humerus Fracture Linked to Worse Outcomes in Elderl
eMediNexus, 19 January 2020
#General Surgery #Orthopedics #Pharmacist
Higher rates of surgery for proximal humerus fracture among Medicare beneficiaries are associated with increased costs, adverse ev ...MORE
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Alcohol Consumption Among Binge Drinkers on the Rise
Alcohol Consumption Among Binge Drinkers on the Rise
eMediNexus, 19 January 2020
#Pharmacist #Psychiatry #Public Health
Among adults classified as binge drinkers, their bingeing appears to have intensified over time, federal survey data indicated.The ...MORE
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New Head Injury Data Reinforce Restricted Antipsychotic Use in Dementia
New Head Injury Data Reinforce Restricted Antipsychotic Use in Dementi
eMediNexus, 19 January 2020
#Emergency Medicine #Neurology #Pharmacist #Psychiatry
Antipsychotic medications raise the risk of head injury and traumatic brain injury (TBI) in people with Alzheimers disease (AD), n ...MORE
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Dasatinib Superior to Imatinib in Pediatric ALL
Dasatinib Superior to Imatinib in Pediatric ALL
eMediNexus, 18 January 2020
#Hematology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics #Pharmacist
In a head-to-head phase III trial out of China, dasatinib (Sprycel) outperformed imatinib (Gleevec) for survival in kids with Phil ...MORE
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Less Tongue Fat From Weight Loss May Help Sleep Apnea
Less Tongue Fat From Weight Loss May Help Sleep Apnea
eMediNexus, 18 January 2020
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Neurology #Pharmacist #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine
Reduced tongue fat may be the reason that losing weight is linked to improved function among obese people with obstructive sleep a ...MORE
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Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide, says study
Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide, says study
eMediNexus, 18 January 2020
#Business And Medicine #Critical Care #Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Sepsis played a direct role in the deaths of 11 million people in 2017, almost twice as many as previously estimated, according to ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Whey Protein Supplementation Pre- or Post-Resistance Training - Impact on Muscle Mass, Muscular Strength, and Functional Capacity in Pre-Conditioned Older Women
Whey Protein Supplementation Pre- or Post-Resistance Training - Impact on Muscle Mass, Muscular Strength, and Functional Capacity in Pre-Conditioned Older Women
eMediNexus, 16 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Resistance training (RT) and increased protein intake can potentially improve health in older adults. Nabuco e ...MORE
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Effect of vitamin D and leucine-enriched whey protein supplement checks chronic low-grade inflammation in older adults with sarcopenia
Effect of vitamin D and leucine-enriched whey protein supplement checks chronic low-grade inflammation in older adults with sarcopenia
eMediNexus, 16 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Increasing age is associated with chronic low-grade inflammatory profile (CLIP). CLIP has known association wi ...MORE
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 Fracture healing potential of Cissus quadrangularis
Fracture healing potential of Cissus quadrangularis
eMediNexus, 11 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Cissus quadrangularis (Linn) has long been used to promote fracture healing. The herb is well known as “ ...MORE
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Cissus quadrangularis effectively inhibits bone loss
Cissus quadrangularis effectively inhibits bone loss
eMediNexus, 11 January 2020
#Orthopedics
As the balance in bone remodeling is disturbed, increased bone resorption alone, or in combination with decrea ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
Tumoral Calcinosis of Hand: A Rare Location with Unusual Presentation
Tumoral Calcinosis of Hand: A Rare Location with Unusual Presentation
B Jagannath Kamath, Deepak Pinto, Chetna Sharma Praveen Bhardwaj, Venkatdass, 16 January 2020
#Orthopedics
AbstractSurgical excision is the mainstay of treatment. It should be undertaken early as it is difficult to remove a larger lesion and will necessitate more ext ...MORE
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Arthrodesis for Osteoarthritis of the Manubriosternal Joint
Arthrodesis for Osteoarthritis of the Manubriosternal Joint
Prashant Patare, Bibek K Rai, Arun K Gupta , 11 January 2020
#Orthopedics
AbstractOsteoarthritis of the manubriosternal joint is a rare cause of chest pain. The diagnosis is difficult, and other serious causes of chest pain have to be ...MORE
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Multiple, Lichenified, Itchy Plaques on Face
Multiple, Lichenified, Itchy Plaques on Face
Dr Rashmi Sarkar, Dr Vivek Nair, Dr Vijay Kumar Garg, 07 January 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Case HistoryA 65-year-old man presented with a 6-year history of itchy, oozy and scaly lesions associated with thickening and darkening of the skin over the for ...MORE
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Bilateral Knee Septic Arthritis with Streptococcus G: A Rare Case Presentation
Bilateral Knee Septic Arthritis with Streptococcus G: A Rare Case Presentation
Neilesh C Talwalkar, David Pemberton, 04 January 2020
#Orthopedics
AbstractA rare case of bilateral septic arthritis of knees with streptococcus G with rapid joint destruction is reported. Case description: A 57-year-old female ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 January 2020
#Public Health
A 60-year-old male presented to the emergency with breathlessness, facial swelling and dilated veins on the chest wall. The most common cause is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 January 2020
#Pharmacist
The extent to which ionization of a drug takes place is dependent upon pKa of the drug and the pH of the solution in which the drug is dissolved. Which of the following statements is not correct? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 January 2020
#Dermatology
Formation of antibody against acetylcholine receptor in pemphigus can be explained by ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Which of the following is false about Osteogenesis Imperfecta? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner
What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 January 2020
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Can the consent for stenting be taken from the non-spouse relatives of

Can the consent for stenting be taken from the non-spouse relatives of

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 January 2020
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Is it obligatory for hospitals to provide copy of the case record to p

Is it obligatory for hospitals to provide copy of the case record to p

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 January 2020
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Can a doctor disclose his patient's information to the relatives?

Can a doctor disclose his patient's information to the relatives?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 January 2020
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 Laugh a little
Masterpiece

Masterpiece

eMediNexus, 19 January 2020
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A traffic slogan

A traffic slogan

eMediNexus, 18 January 2020
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Computer power

Computer power

eMediNexus, 17 January 2020
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How do you start a flood?

How do you start a flood?

eMediNexus, 16 January 2020
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Tips to avert the risk of heart diseases

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2020
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eSpiritual: Spiritual Prescriptions: Prefer Meditation and Not Medication

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2020
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Inspirational: Always remember those who serve

eMediNexus, 19 January 2020
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eWellness: Slowly add fiber to diet

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 January 2020
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