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Editorial
Time of measurement of BP: TIPS
Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 January 2018
#Cardiology #Multispeciality

BP should optimally be measured at about the same time of day and before medications are taken to estimate the trough or nadir effect.Smoking transiently raises the BP; thus, the office BP may underestimatethe usual BP in a heavy smoker who has not smoked for more than 30 minutes before the measurement is made. Caffeine intake can raise the BP acutely, primarily in non-habitual coffee dr ...more

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Clinical News
Govt plans to track TB patients through records with state chemists
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Public Health
In a first of-its-kind initiative, the Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will work with the public health department to identify and maintain records of all TB patients that buy medication from chemists across the state. The FDA has given instructions to all chemists that refusal to cooperate with the public health department in this regard will lead to them facing action, and the FDA ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
HPV for girls likely to take off at National level
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Multispeciality
The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) endorsed the  Standing Technical Sub-Committee (STSC) recommendation for introducti ...more
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News and Updates
NEET PG under scanner
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Multispeciality
Abstracted from Telegraph: East Singhbhum deputy commissioner on Friday ordered a probe into dubious phone calls asking local NEET candidates, who appeared for ...more
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News and Updates
Dr BD Athani takes over as new DGHS
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Multispeciality
Dr BD Athani has taken over as the new Director General Health services (DGHS). An orthopedic surgeon, Dr Athani was earlier Spl DGHS and medical superintendent ...more
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News and Updates
AIIMS doctors invite Nadda for open debate on NMC bill
IANS, 15 January 2018
#Multispeciality
Continuing its opposition to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, the Resident Doctors Association of AIIMS on Monday invited Union Health Mini ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Risk Factors for Invasive Fungal Infection among Thai Oncologic Patients with Febrile Neutropenia.
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Dermatology #Oncology
The aim of a new study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention assessed cutaneous lesions and their etiologies in a Thai group of febrile ne ...MORE
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Journal Updates
P38 mitogen-activated protein kinase critically regulates human keratinocyte inflammasome activation.
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
A new article published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology reported that Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) is involved in inflammasome activation in myeloid ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Diagnosis and management of peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum.
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology #General Surgery #Infectious Diseases
The goal of a new study published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology was to identify important clinical features of peristomal pyoderma gangrenos ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Comparison of Alexandrite 755 nm Picosecond Laser vs. Alexandrite 755 nm Nanosecond Laser.
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Dermatology #General Surgery
A new study published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology compared the efficacy and safety of a picosecond alexandrite laser (PSAL) and a Q-switch ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Rapid Onset Noted for Apremilast in PsA
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Rheumatology
Monotherapy with apremilast among biologic-naive patients with psoriatic arthritis was significantly more effective than placebo as early as week 2, reported a ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Teen Pot Use Linked to Increased Risk for Psychotic Episodes
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Psychiatry
Teens using marijuana or those who smoke cigarettes are at increased risk of having a psychotic experience by age 18, suggested a new study published online in ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of urticaria.
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology #Internal Medicine
An article published in the Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology reported on guidelines developed for the diagnosis and treatment of rhinitis and& ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Effects of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors on bone fracture among patients with type-2 diabetes.
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine #Orthopedics
A new study published in PLoS One aimed to evaluate the effects of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (DPP-4is) on bone fracture in type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2D ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Can canagliflozin decrease epicardial fat in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus?
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology
A study was performed to determine whether canagliflozin can reduce the thickness of epicardial adipose tissue, that is associated with insulin resistance and i ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Assessing the impact of canagliflozin therapy on HbA1c, body weight, and systolic blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A study published in the Current Medical Research and Opinion journal assessed the achievement of composite endpoints of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), body weigh ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Systemic Amyloidosis Presented as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: An Unusual Presentation
Dr Tarachand Saini, Dr Kanchan Kumawat, Dr Banshi Lal Kumawat, Dr Chandramohan Sharma, 20 January 2018
#Dermatology
ABSTRACT: Systemic amyloidoses are multisystem disorders caused by abnormal proliferation and deposition of insoluble amyloid proteins in various body organs a ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Tuberous Xanthoma in Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Report
Dr Sonia Jain, Dr AP Jain, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Abstract: Xanthoma is a deposition of cholesterol in the soft tissues. It is an uncommon presentation of hypercholesterolemia and/or diabetes mellitus (DM). We ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Postural 2:1 Heart Block in a Elderly Male: A Case Report
Dr Ankesh Gupta, Dr Ajit Gupta, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology
ABSTRACT: Syncope or dizziness is defined as a transient, self-limited loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone that is followed by sp ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An Unusual Presentation of Churg-Strauss Disease (Allergic Angiitis and Granulomatosis)
Dr A Bhatt, Dr J Jain, Dr Op Gupta, Dr N Gangane, 15 January 2018
#Nephrology
Abstract: We present a case of a 45-year-old female with history of four days of fever and rash with swelling over both limbs diagnose don postmortem autopsy a ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
#Dermatology
A 42-year-old female presented with a sudden onset facial edema, dyspnea, and urticaria. A detailed history revealed that she had ingested half a teaspoon ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A 58-year-old man was admitted to the hospital for a heart failure (HF) exacerbation with suspected community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). He had a medical history ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive session
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology
A 56-year-old female presented with a 10-year history of repeated paroxysmal palpitations. A 12-lead electrocardiogram was performed which helped in establishin ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 15 January 2018
#Nephrology
Can metabolic or respiratory alkalosis lead to an anion gap metabolic acidosis? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 20 January 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 18 January 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 17 January 2018
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 Laugh a little

A traffic slogan

eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
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Computer power

eMediNexus, 19 January 2018
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How do you start a flood?

eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
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Identity

eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Even children can have acidity

Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 January 2018
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eSpiritual: The very purpose of life is to face sufferings

Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 January 2018
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Inspirational: A True friend

eMediNexus, 20 January 2018
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eWellness: Tips to take care of your teeth and prevent tooth decay.

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2018
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