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Editorial
Court has a duty to strike down law if it violates fundamental right: SC
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 July 2018
#Multispeciality

“Courts cannot wait for a "majoritarian government" to decide on enacting, amending or striking down a law if it violates fundamental rights”, state the Supreme Court of India while reserving the verdict on the petitions challenging the validity of section 377 of the IPC and seeking decriminalisation of homosexuality.The five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra ...more

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Clinical News
Record number of infants vaccinated in 2017
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Business And Medicine #Multispeciality #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics #Pharmacist
A record 123 million infants were immunized globally in 2017 with at least one dose of the diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, according to data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. The data shows that:9 out of every 10 infants received at least one dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccine in 2017.An additional 4.6 million infants were vaccinated globally in 2017 ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Supreme Court: Aborting a healthy foetus is akin to murder
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 July 2018
#Multispeciality
The Hon’ble Supreme Court has on 16.07.2018 flatly denied a 20-year-old woman permission to terminate her 25-week-old pregnancy, observing that aborting a ...more
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News and Updates
Oxycotin Ban
Dr Dinesh Baswal, 19 July 2018
#Multispeciality
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has restricted the manufacture of oxytocin formulations for domestic use from 1st July, 2018 to public sector only vide Ga ...more
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News and Updates
Predicting a dengue outbreak
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 July 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr K K Aggarwal 20th July 2018Predicting a dengue outbreakA global consortium of researchers has developed an early warning system to aler ...more
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News and Updates
Revisiting Metastatic Endometrial Cancer
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 July 2018
#Multispeciality
For women with newly-diagnosed, metastatic endometrial cancer that are felt to have operable disease, one should go for surgical cytoreductionFor those who unde ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Biopsychosocial factors associated with childhood urinary incontinence.
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A new study published in European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry examined the association between biopsychosocial factors and developmental trajectories of c ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Appropriate use of Abdominal Radiographs in the Management of Pediatric Constipation.
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
The purpose of a recent study published in The Journal of Pediatrics was to identify the reasons why pediatric gastroenterologists obtain abdominal radiographs ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Diagnosis and management of functional constipation in children over 6 months of age.
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A new study published in the World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics assessed the knowledge of general pediatricians about the diagnosis and treatment of childhood ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Characteristics of Children Needing Inpatient Treatment after Failed Outpatient Treatment for Fecal Impaction.
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A new study published in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition compared the characteristics of the children who failed outpatient treatment and ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Updated USPSTF statement on using nontraditional risk factors in CVD risk assessment
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
In a newly released statement published July 17, 2018 in JAMA, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that the current evidence is insuffi ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Avoid acid-suppression for extraesophageal symptoms in the absence of typical reflux symptoms
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics #Pulmonary Medicine
As per new guideline on pediatric gastroesophageal reflux, acid-suppression therapy in patients with typical reflux symptoms should be limited to 4-8 weeks. Aci ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Comparison of acupuncture and other drugs for chronic constipation.
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A new study published in PLoS One compared the efficacy and side effects of acupuncture, sham acupuncture and drugs in the treatment of chronic constipation. He ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Efficacy of different drugs in the treatment of minimal hepatic encephalopathy.
eMediNexus, 17 July 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine
A recent study published in the Journal of Cellular Biochemistry compared efficacies of five drugs including lactulose, probiotics, rifaximin, acetyl-L-carnitin ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Mandibular indexes and fractal properties on panoramic radiographs of patients using aromatase inhibitors.
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Radiology
A new study published in The British Journal of Radiology aimed to determine the mandibular cortical and trabecular bone changes in females with breast cancer u ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Antibacterial property of Pongamia oil
eMediNexus, 14 July 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre (Fabaceae) is a tree found throughout India. Different parts of this plant have been used for various ailments, including various i ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Larva Migrains - A Case Report
Dr Mangla Sood, 19 July 2018
#Pediatrics
IntroductionAn interesting case of pruritis whose cause turned out to be Cutaneous Larva Migrains is submitted for the knowledge of the readers.CaseA 12-year-ol ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Ulcerative Colitis with Associated Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Dr. Deepak Govil, 17 July 2018
#Gastroenterology
Dr. Deepak GovilSenior Consultant, Dept. of Gastrointestinal SurgeryIndraprastha Apollo Hospital, New DelhiA 55-year-old male presented with 4-5 loose stools/da ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
A Rare Case of Cor Triloculare Biventriculare Detected in a Postpartum Female
Parneet Kaur, Khushpreet Kaur, Rama Garg, Isha Gupta, 14 July 2018
#Cardiology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Maternal heart disease complicates at least 1% of pregnancies and is one of the most important cause of maternal death. This is a case report of po ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Interesting Case of Fibrolipoma
eMediNexus, 13 July 2018
#ENT
A 41-year-old Asian woman visited an ENT clinic complaining of a slowly progressive swelling of the left subclavicular region since the past 10 years. She also ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
#Infectious Diseases
Commonest cause of sporadic encephalitis is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 July 2018
#Orthopedics
A lesion of ventrolateral part of spinal cord will lead to loss (below the level of lesion) of: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 July 2018
#Ophthalmology
A 20-year-old man complains of difficulty in reading the newspaper with his right eye. Three weeks after sustaining a gunshot injury to his left eye. The most likely diagnosis is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
#Gastroenterology
Which of the following statements is true about ulcerative colitis with malignancy? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

How should informed consent be documented?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 19 July 2018
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Consent taken should be explicit

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 18 July 2018
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There can be a common consent for diagnostic and operative procedures

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 17 July 2018
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There can be a common consent for diagnostic and operative procedures

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 16 July 2018
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 Laugh a little

Good Treatment

eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
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What It Means

eMediNexus, 18 July 2018
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Price you pay for being Good

eMediNexus, 17 July 2018
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Bite my eye

eMediNexus, 16 July 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: UIP Vaccination Schedule

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 July 2018
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eSpiritual: You are the Temple of God and the Spirit of the God Dwells in You

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 July 2018
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Inspirational: The Legacy of Health

eMediNexus, 19 July 2018
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eWellness: Some tips from HCFI

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 July 2018
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