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Editorial
Awareness needs to be created to dispel fears about Nipah virus
Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 May 2018
#Multispeciality

Another aspect of the Nipah outbreak is coming to light, and a rather unfortunate one at that.Yesterday, the TOI Kozhikode edition reported that health workers are facing social ostracism with reports of nurses being ostracized and staff at a crematorium allegedly showing reluctance to cremate the body of a victim who fell prey to the deadly virus.Doctors and nurses work tirelessly and with devoti ...more

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Clinical News
Nipah virus disease is only a local occurrence, not a major outbreak, says Central High-level Team
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Multispeciality #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Following directions of the Union Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda, a multi-disciplinary Central Team led by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is presently in Kerala constantly reviewing the situation of the Nipah Virus Disease.After reviewing the cases of all the patients who have lost their lives, the Central High-level Team is of the view that the Nipah virus disease is not a major ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 25th May 2018
Dr KK Aggarwal, 25 May 2018
#Multispeciality
CMAAOThe World Medical Association has echoed the call from the World Health Organisation for a vigorous response to the latest Ebola outbreak in the Congo, whi ...more
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News and Updates
Drinking too much water can cause complications, say doctors
Bindu Shajan Perappadan, 25 May 2018
#Multispeciality
Leads to low sodium levels or brain swelling; usual intake per day should be eight to 10 glasses; overhydration can lead to water intoxicationWith mercury level ...more
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News and Updates
Govt to Relax Clinical Establishment Act
, 25 May 2018
#Multispeciality
In a major relief to the private nursing homes and clinics, the State administration is planning to incorporate some changes in the provisions of Clinical Estab ...more
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News and Updates
Kannur on Nipah alert
, 25 May 2018
#Multispeciality
Collector chairs meet to review preparedness of hospitals, names nodal officersThe district administration on Wednesday directed hospitals to take necessary arr ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
South Asian Americans are at high risk for heart disease and stroke
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Cardiology #Emergency Medicine #Internal Medicine
South Asians are more likely to die of heart disease, such as heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites livin ...MORE
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Journal Updates
A Modified Inverted Nipple Correction Technique That Preserves Breastfeeding.
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
A new study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal proposed a minimally invasive and reliable method that preserves breastfeeding and corrects Grade I and I ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Defining Tip-Frenulum Length for Ankyloglossia and Its Impact on Breastfeeding.
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
A new study published in Breastfeeding Medicine investigated the normal lingual frenulum anatomy in newborns and analyzed tip-frenulum distance as an objective ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Adherence to a specified diet during pregnancy and subsequent maternal weight development.
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition investigated the associations between maternal adherence to the New Nordic diet (NND), which encourage ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Group B streptococci vaginal colonization and drug susceptibility pattern among pregnant women.
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
A new study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth aimed to determine the prevalence of group B Streptococcus (GBS) colonization, antimicrobial susceptibilit ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study finds high prevalence of postendoscopic infections
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
According to a study published online May 18, 2018 in the journal Gut, postendoscopic infections are more common than thought to be, though the risk is lower wi ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Pruritus during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pruritus affects nearly 20% of pregnant women. Pruritus can be severe enough to affect sleep and quality of life, and might also lead to, or worsen, depression. ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Aloe vera for stretch marks during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Striae gravidarum (SG), or stretch marks, are common during pregnancy, and are experienced by nearly 90% of the women.1 These are atrophic linear scars that ini ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Tolerability, safety, and efficacy of PEG 3350 as a 1-day bowel preparation in children.
eMediNexus, 23 May 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
The purpose of a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition was to evaluate the tolerability, safety, and efficacy of polyethyle ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Therapeutic massage during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 18 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Complementary and alternative therapy interventions are gaining significance for pregnant women and women in labor.1 A study conducted among 84 depressed pregna ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Ectopic Pregnancy Presenting as True Gestational Epilepsy
Shyamal G, Vijayalakshmi, Sunil Kumar N, Anudeep Reddy, 25 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABSTRACT: Ectopic pregnancy refers to implantation of fertilized egg in a location outside of uterine cavity including fallopian tube, cervix, ovary, cornual r ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Chromosome 3p Duplication: A Rare Chromosomal Anomaly
Braja Kishore Behera, Rishav Raj, Sailabala Shaw, Mitali Mahapatra, 23 May 2018
#Pediatrics
ABSTRACT: Partial trisomy 3p results from either unbalanced translocation or de novo duplication. Common clinical features consist of dysmorphic facial features ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Prolapsed huge cervical fibroid with acute red degeneration mimicking uterine inversion- a case report
Dr. Neerja Varshney, Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, Dr. Vandana Jain, 18 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Acute red degeneration in a large prolapsed cervical haemorrhage can mimick uterine inversion and presents as emergency where an emergency hysterectom ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Intralesional sclerotherapy cure unusual presentation of hemangioma in a child.
Dr. Bimal Kumar Mandal, 16 May 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Hemangioma of retropharyngeal space is a rare entity. It usually regresses spontaneously within 9 years of age. History, digital palpation, computed ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
#ENT
Ptosis is a feature of all the following except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 24 May 2018
#Pathology and Lab Medicine
The cells belonging to the following type of epithelium are provided with extra reserve of cell membrane: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 23 May 2018
#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, 22 May 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
IRIS commonly occurs after how many weeks of ART initiation ...MORE
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 SURVEYS

SURVEYS
PHYSICIANS ON AWARENESS OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES IN INDIA
eMediNexus, 05 May 2018
#Gastroenterology
Background: A collaborative group of gastroenterologists from the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has worked on this survey questionnaire. The questionnaire is part of a research survey about the awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). This questionnaire is sent to you in your role as a physician. A high response rate increases the validity of the study. Answering the survey is estimated to take about 5 minutes. Voluntary participation: It is voluntary to participate in the study and you can refrain from participation at any time without having to explain why. There is no reimbursement for participation. Confidentiality: The data will be handled anonymously and w ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

How should you deal with a frivolous complaint?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 25 May 2018
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What is the code of conduct for violation of doctor-pharma relationship?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 24 May 2018
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Can a doctor endorse a drug of a pharmaceutical company?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 23 May 2018
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Have you violated the MCI Act Clause 6.8.1?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 22 May 2018
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 Laugh a little

Tick Tock, Tick Tock

eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
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Jogging Shoes

eMediNexus, 24 May 2018
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The CEO

eMediNexus, 23 May 2018
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It disappears

eMediNexus, 22 May 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: How to answer and make calls on mobile phones

Dr KK Aggarwal, 25 May 2018
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Inspirational: Steps to Happiness

eMediNexus, 25 May 2018
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eWellness: Air pollution can raise blood pressure

Dr KK Aggarwal, 24 May 2018
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