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 EDITORIAL
Editorial
Clinical Practice Guidelines 2019
Dr KK Aggarwal, 25 May 2019
#Multispeciality

Treatment of diabetes in older adults: 10 Key Takeaways This year, the Endocrine Society released clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of diabetes and its comorbidities in older adults aged 65 years and above published May 1 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Here are 10 key takeaways from the guidelines.Screen for diabetes and prediabetes (fast ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
Clinical News
Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women globally
eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
#Internal Medicine #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Public Health
Marking the International Day to end Fistula on Thursday, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) cited UN data in pointing out that although the injury has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still suffer from the painful and disfiguring condition.Hundreds of thousands of women and girls across the globe continue to “face devastating social stigma&rd ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
FDA Clears First Zika Blood Test for Routine Use
eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
#Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of a diagnostic test to detect Zika virus immunoglobulin (IgM) antibodies in human blood. The ZIKV De ...more
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DR Congo: 'No time to lose' says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator
eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
#Business And Medicine #Critical Care #Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine
With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengt ...more
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World Health Assembly's Stand on Antimicrobial resistance
eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
#Business And Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Member States at the World Health Assembly agreed a resolution calling for continued high-level commitments to implement and adequately resource multisectoral N ...more
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Medical Voice 25th May 2019
Dr KK Aggarwal, 24 May 2019
#Multispeciality
 500 Children HIV positive in a Single Pakistani City LarkanaTime dot com: Nearly 500 children in Larkana Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV the A ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Antiplatelets After ICH: Start or Avoid?
eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist
Antiplatelet therapy did not appear to raise the risk for recurrent spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), noted the open-lab ...MORE
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Nintedanib Slows FVC Decline in Systemic Sclerosis-Related ILD
eMediNexus, 22 May 2019
#Internal Medicine #Pharmacist #Pulmonary Medicine
The tyrosine kinase inhibitor nintedanib (Ofev) appeared to slow the progression of systemic sclerosis–associated interstiti ...MORE
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CBD effective in treating heroin addiction, says study
eMediNexus, 22 May 2019
#Pharmacist #Psychiatry #Public Health
Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, suggests a new study. Given to p ...MORE
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FDA Approves Midazolam Nasal Spray for Seizure Clusters
eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
#Neurology #Pharmacist #Public Health
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved midazolam nasal spray for the acute treatment of intermittent, stereotypic ...MORE
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Shorter Combo Treatment OK in Stage III CRC
eMediNexus, 20 May 2019
#Gastroenterology #Hematology #Oncology #Pharmacist #Radiology
While a shorter duration of adjuvant chemotherapy does not appear to increase the risk of death in stage III colon cancer patients ...MORE
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High Juice Consumption Could Increase Mortality Risk
eMediNexus, 20 May 2019
#Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health
Several studies have shown that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), such as soda and iced tea, have a deleterious effect on human he ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
European Commission Approves Dupilumab for Severe Asthma
eMediNexus, 11 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Orthopedics #Pediatrics #Pharmacist
The European Commission (EC) has approved dupilumab (Dupixent) as add-on maintenance therapy for patients 12 y ...MORE
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Impact of whole grain-based evening meals on mood and cardiometabolic risk factors.
eMediNexus, 08 May 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Public Health
Whole grain (WG) intake is known to be associated with reduced risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and card ...MORE
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Incidence of pituitary autoantibodies in idiopathic diabetes insipidus
eMediNexus, 30 April 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
A new article published in the Central European Journal of Immunology evaluated the occurrence of autoantibodi ...MORE
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Serum Levels of Meteorin-Like (Metrnl) are elevated in Patients with Newly Diagnosed T2DM.
eMediNexus, 02 April 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
A new study published in dinvestigated the association between serum levels of Meteorin-like (Metrnl) – ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
Use of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-based antiretroviral therapy in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus following unilateral nephrectomy
, 23 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
Case presentationA 48-year-old male presented with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness.HistoryThe patient suffered from human immunodeficiency virus for wh ...MORE
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Treatment outcomes with sequential use of pegylated interferon alpha-2a and tenofovir in a patient with hepatitis B virus infection
, 15 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
Case presentationA 46-year old man presented with abdominal pain from the past 4-5 months. He also mentioned loss of appetite since a long time.HistoryThe pain ...MORE
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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis without asthma complicating pulmonary tuberculosis
M Gupta, R Roshan, SK Chhabra, , 09 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
AbstractAllergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is typically associated with asthma. Presence of asthma is one of the minimal essential diagnostic criter ...MORE
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Relapsing Transient Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus due to ABCC8 Mutation
Poovazhagi V, Thangavelu S, 08 May 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
AbstractNeonatal diabetes mellitus with onset in the first six months of life is predominantly monogenic. Genetic evaluation of such infants is mandatory irresp ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
#Pediatrics
Thirty-eight children consumed eatables procured from a single source at a picnic party. Twenty children developed abdominal cramps followed by vomiting and watery diarrhea 6-10 hours after the party. The most likely etiology for the outbreak is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 23 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
Which among the following is a canine influenza? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 23 May 2019
#Urology
The substances present in the gall bladder stones or the kidney stones can be best identified by the following technique: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 22 May 2019
#Cardiology
In patients with stable cardiovascular disease at very high risk for CVD events (expected 10-year event rate of greater than 25 percent), such as those in the proposed NCEP guidelines, start high-intensity statin therapy plus a ………………rather than targeting a goal LDL-C. ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Give one example when the council rejected a complaint on the basis of

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 24 May 2019
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Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 23 May 2019
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Can drugs be supplied by the registered practitioner to his patient?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 22 May 2019
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Will a doctor be held criminally liable if he abides by an advance dir

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 21 May 2019
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 Laugh a little

Don't get too comfortable

eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
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Who Would Know?

eMediNexus, 23 May 2019
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What happened?

eMediNexus, 22 May 2019
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Tomatoes

eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Some tips to keep obesity under check

Dr KK Aggarwal, 24 May 2019
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eSpirirtual: Do not tell others, it's a Secret

Dr KK Aggarwal, 24 May 2019
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Inspirational: The Touchstone

eMediNexus, 24 May 2019
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eWellness: Reasons men die earlier than women

Dr KK Aggarwal, 23 May 2019
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