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Voluntary work is incomplete without meaningful engagement and mindful participation
Dr KK Aggarwal, 25 February 2018
#Multispeciality

Dr KK AggarwalRecipient of Padma ShriThe English dictionary gives the meaning of the word ‘voluntary’ as something “done or undertaken of ones own free will” or something “done willingly and without constraint or expectation of reward”.A voluntary act forms the foundation of social welfare. Whenever we talk of voluntary work, National Cadet Corps (NCC), National ...more

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Clinical News
DTAB to review 344 banned FDC drugs
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
The Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) has constituted an expert committee to review 344 fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs banned in 2015 as asked by the Supreme Court of India last year in December, reported Live Mint, February 15, 2018. The committee headed by Nilima Shirsagar, retired dean of Mumbai’s KEM Hospital will review the safety, efficacy and therapeutic justification of these ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal
Dr KK Aggarwal, 23 February 2018
#Multispeciality
According to Centre’s Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme released on February 11, Rajasthan reported 871 cases of flu, the highest in the country; ...more
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News and Updates
Florida declares pornography a public health risk
eMediNexus, 22 February 2018
#Multispeciality #Neurology #Public Health
Lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives has declared pornography a public health risk. The resolution, “recognizes the public health risk create ...more
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News and Updates
Medical Board of California accuses gastroenterologist of gross negligence
eMediNexus, 21 February 2018
#Multispeciality
Dr. Dhaliwal is a gastroenterologist at Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Hospital. As per the board Dr. Dhaliwal repeatedly performed negligent acts, faile ...more
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News and Updates
FDA Warns Against Women Using Domperidone, to Increase Milk Production
eMediNexus, 21 February 2018
#Multispeciality
Women may be using an unapproved drug, domperidone, to increase milk production the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning breastfeeding women not to ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Malignant left ventricular hypertrophy helps in identifying individuals at high risk for progression to heart failure, asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction, and death
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Cardiology
A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association aimed to determine whether malignant left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) identified community& ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Efficacy and safety of bioresorbable vascular scaffold over a period of 3 years
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Cardiology
It is known that the Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) completely resorbs within 3 years after coronary artery implantation. An individual-patient-da ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Use of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin to stratify risk of patients with renal impairment suspected of acute coronary syndrome
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Cardiology
A prospective multicenter study published in the Circulation journal assessed the performance of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I in patients with suspected ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Association of myocardial infarction survivors with risk of vascular dementia
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Cardiology
A nationwide population based cohort study published in the Circulation journal evaluated the risk of dementia in 1-year survivors of myocardial infarction. The ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Patent ductus arteriosus stent and modified Blalock-Taussig shunt as palliation for infants with ductal-dependent pulmonary blood flow
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Cardiology
Infants with ductal-dependent pulmonary blood flow may require palliation with either a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) stent or a modified Blalock-Taussig (BT) ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Patients with long-standing diabetes are at risk of cataract
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Ophthalmology
Patients with diabetes have a twofold increased risk of developing cataracts compared with the general population. The risk is even higher among younger diabete ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Analyzing the effects of canagliflozin on hepatic function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Cardiology
According to a study published in the Journal of Gastroenterology, canagliflozin may improve liver function, reduce glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and body wei ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
A network meta-analysis for efficacy and safety of regimens in the treatment of type-2 diabetes.
eMediNexus, 23 February 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
A recent study published in Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy compared the efficacy and safety of regimens based on metformin in type-2 diabetes (T2D) ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Pharmacological interventions on early functional gastrointestinal disorders.
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
The goal of a study published in the Italian Journal of Pediatrics was to update and critically review the current literature, in order to assess the effects an ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Study on Clinical and Biochemical Parameters in Amlodipine and Cilnidipine Treated Hypertensive Patients
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A study, published in the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, explored the clinical and biochemical profile in amlodipine and cilnidipine treated patie ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Emergency PCI Using Ticagrelor as a Reversible Antiplatelet Agent in the Treatment of STEMI in High-risk Patient: A Case Report
Pasupati Rajoria, Yang Ke Ping, Zhang Yunfeng, Xu Chenghong, Yang Hua, Yang Jiawei, 24 February 2018
#Cardiology
ABSTRACT: ST elevation myocardial infarction is one of the acute coronary syndromes, which are leading cause of mortality and one of the main reason for hospit ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Atypical Presentation of Diabetes in an 82-year-old Female as Abnormal Body Movements
Dr Ibraheem Khan, Dr Chandra Kant, Dr Anil Samria, 23 February 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Abstract: Chorea, hemichorea-hemiballismus (HC-HB) and severe partial seizures may be the presenting features of nonketotic hyperglycemia (NKH) in older adults ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 Treated With Vitamin C
Dr Shital Bhattad Gondhali, Dr Suresh H. Bhattad, Dr Girish Nanoti, Dr Himanshu Dua, Dr. Bhupendra Asudani, 20 February 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), formerly Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Causalgia, is a chronic progressive disease characterized by severe p ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Kidney and Its Prognosis: A Case Report
Dr Tapan Kumar Sahoo, Dr Saroj Kumar Das, Dr Chandraprava Mishra, Dr Ipsita Dhal, Dr Rohani Nayak, Dr Iftekhar Ali, Dr Debashis Panda, 19 February 2018
#Nephrology
Abstract: Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the renal parenchyma is an extremely rare entity. The diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis is u ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
#Urology
Which client action indicates an accurate understanding of this information? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 23 February 2018
#Gastroenterology
The nerve commonly damaged during McBurneys incision is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 22 February 2018
#Neurology
Preservation is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Critical Care
Which medication is the best choice to treat breakthrough pain for a patient who is currently receiving methadone, 10 mg, every 8 hours? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

How to defend the charge of doing unnecessary treadmill test in a patient with atypical chest pain?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 24 February 2018
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Can deviation from medical practice be termed medical negligence?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 23 February 2018
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NOTE ON ACTION AGAINST FALSE ASSUMPTIONS OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS

eMediNexus, 22 February 2018
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What is res ipsa loquitur?

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

Hope you said Hello to them

eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
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Getting Dressed

eMediNexus, 23 February 2018
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21st Century Marriage

eMediNexus, 22 February 2018
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So, I took her to the kitchen

eMediNexus, 21 February 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Vitamin A rich diet

Dr KK Aggarwal, 24 February 2018
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eSpiritual: The inseparable pairs in Vedanta

Dr KK Aggarwal, 24 February 2018
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Inspirational: The Tattooed Homeless Man

eMediNexus, 24 February 2018
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eWellness: Blood pressure measurement may detect vulnerability to heart attack

Dr KK Aggarwal, 23 February 2018
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