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Breaking Trial: Medications as effective as stents or bypass for stable heart blockages
Dr KK Aggarwal, 12 December 2019
#Multispeciality

The ISCHEMIA trial, a new study reported at November’s American Heart Association meeting, suggests that for most, managing heart blockages with optimal drugs alone is as safe and effective as putting a stent or doing a bypass surgery.The trial followed over 5,000 patients with significant narrowing in one or more heart arteries. Half of the patients were randomly selected to receive optimal ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
Clinical News
Clinical News
Prenatal Opioid Use Linked to Increased Mortality for Moms
eMediNexus, 01 December 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
Women with prenatal opioid use are over 10 times more likely to die during the 10 years after giving birth than women who do not use opioids, a study has found. Most of those deaths are avoidable, the researchers say.Investigators studied data on more than 4 million mothers in England and almost 1 million in Ontario. Using neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) as a marker for opioid use during pregna ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Kolkata woman undresses doctor forcefully, takes his pictures and blackmails him
Kolkata woman undresses doctor forcefully, takes his pictures and blackmails him
, 11 December 2019
#Multispeciality
On Monday, four persons have been arrested here for allegedly trying to blackmail and extort money from a Kashmiri doctor who is practicing in Kolkata. A senior ...more
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Illegal clinic in Sion running for 3 years, four fake doctors arrested
Illegal clinic in Sion running for 3 years, four fake doctors arrested
, 11 December 2019
#Multispeciality
The Mumbai crime branch has conducted a crackdown on quacks and arrested four frauds from Sion area who were practicing allopathy. The accused persons are class ...more
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Today is International Universal Health Coverage Day
Today is International Universal Health Coverage Day
eMediNexus, 11 December 2019
#Business And Medicine #Public Health
On December 12, 2012, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed a resolution urging countries to accelerate progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) & ...more
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Medical Voice 11th December 2019
Medical Voice 11th December 2019
Dr KK Aggarwal, 11 December 2019
#Multispeciality
Respiratory Health Improves Quickly With Better Air QualityImprovements in environmental air quality result in quick and dramatic health benefits, according to ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Risk Factors for Sudden Infant Death: It's All in the Timing
Risk Factors for Sudden Infant Death: It's All in the Timing
eMediNexus, 11 December 2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics #Public Health
Sudden unexpected early neonatal deaths within the first week of life are associated with distinct features that diverge from sudd ...MORE
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Aspirin Key to Expanding Access to Effective Migraine Treatment?
Aspirin Key to Expanding Access to Effective Migraine Treatment?
eMediNexus, 11 December 2019
#Internal Medicine #Neurology #Pharmacist
Aspirin is an effective option for acute treatment and prevention of recurrent migraine attacks, particularly among patients who c ...MORE
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Poor Sleep Worsens Recovery from Chronic Low Back Pain
Poor Sleep Worsens Recovery from Chronic Low Back Pain
eMediNexus, 10 December 2019
#Neurology #Orthopedics #Pharmacist #Rheumatology
Sleep problems may decrease the likelihood of recovery from chronic low back pain (LBP) over the long-term and those who have musc ...MORE
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Canagliflozin Helps Heart, Kidneys Even in 'Well-Controlled' Diabetes
Canagliflozin Helps Heart, Kidneys Even in 'Well-Controlled' Diabetes
eMediNexus, 10 December 2019
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine #Nephrology #Pharmacist
The SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin reduced the risk of cardiovascular (CV) and renal events in patients with type 2 diabetes and ch ...MORE
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Long-Duration Vancomyc in Linked to Lower Rates of C. Diff Recurrence in IBD
Long-Duration Vancomyc in Linked to Lower Rates of C. Diff Recurrence
eMediNexus, 09 December 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Critical Care #Emergency Medicine #Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
In patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a long course of oral vancomycin is associated with lower odds of Clostridioide ...MORE
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Respiratory Health Improves Quickly With Better Air Quality
Respiratory Health Improves Quickly With Better Air Quality
eMediNexus, 09 December 2019
#Cardiology #Family Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Improvements in environmental air quality result in quick and dramatic health benefits, according to a new literature review publi ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Protein supplementation for burns patients
Protein supplementation for burns patients
eMediNexus, 07 December 2019
#Orthopedics
Burns are associated with significant metabolic derangements that necessitate nutritional support for burns pa ...MORE
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Effects of a high whey protein, vitamin D and E supplement on muscle mass, strength, and quality of life in older adults with sarcopenia
Effects of a high whey protein, vitamin D and E supplement on muscle mass, strength, and quality of life in older adults with sarcopenia
eMediNexus, 07 December 2019
#Orthopedics
In a recent randomized double-blind controlled trial, investigators assessed the effect of a nutritional suppl ...MORE
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Biologicals for severe asthma.
Biologicals for severe asthma.
eMediNexus, 05 December 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Internal Medicine
Evidence suggests that the use of biological antibodies is safe in the management of asthma. A new article pub ...MORE
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Bone healing potential of Cissus quadrangularis
Bone healing potential of Cissus quadrangularis
eMediNexus, 29 November 2019
#Orthopedics
Cissus quadrangularis L., a succulent plant of family Vitaceae, is known to have medicinal properties. The pla ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
Spondyloepimetaphyseal Dysplasia with Laxity of Joint
Spondyloepimetaphyseal Dysplasia with Laxity of Joint
Sanjay Gupta, 07 December 2019
#Orthopedics
AbstractSpondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia with joint laxity (SEMDJL) is a distinctive form of skeletal dysplasia characterized by severe dwarfism, generalized ar ...MORE
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Atopic Dermatitis in an Adult: A Case Report
Atopic Dermatitis in an Adult: A Case Report
Dr DA Satish, Dr VK Radhika, 05 December 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
A 44-year-old male presented with atopic dermatitis (AD) with onset from the age of 10 years. The dermatitis was severe, generalized and persistent from childho ...MORE
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Five-year Follow-up of a Case of Recurrent Desmoplastic Fibroma of the Forearm in a 13-year-old Boy
Five-year Follow-up of a Case of Recurrent Desmoplastic Fibroma of the Forearm in a 13-year-old Boy
JS Arora, 29 November 2019
#Orthopedics
AbstractDesmoplastic fibromas are fibrous tissue tumors and can be called the bony analogs of the abdominal desmoid. They have been described as slow-growing, h ...MORE
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Stasis Dermatitis Complicated by Allergic Contact Dermatitis: A Case Report
Stasis Dermatitis Complicated by Allergic Contact Dermatitis: A Case Report
Dr Rajyalaxmi Konathan, Dr AS Kumar, 28 November 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Stasis dermatitis is a common component of the clinical spectrum of chronic venous insufficiency of the lower extremities. It may arise as an early sign of chro ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 11 December 2019
#Neurology
In all of the following conditions neuraxial blockade is absolutely contraindicated, except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 10 December 2019
#Dermatology
What condition is associated with this presentation? - A pink pearly nodule with telangiectasias, ulceration and rolled borders on the upper lip. ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 10 December 2019
#Orthopedics
Which one of the following is a recognized X-ray feature of rheumatoid arthritis? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 09 December 2019
#Neurology
Which vitamin deficiency is most commonly seen in a pregnant mother who is on phenytoin therapy for epilepsy? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner
Can a punishment be both penal erasure as well as a criminal prosecuti

Can a punishment be both penal erasure as well as a criminal prosecuti

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 11 December 2019
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When is it a case of negligence?

When is it a case of negligence?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 10 December 2019
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What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 09 December 2019
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What procedure and safeguard is to be followed if there is no advance

What procedure and safeguard is to be followed if there is no advance

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 08 December 2019
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 Laugh a little
Outstanding

Outstanding

eMediNexus, 11 December 2019
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Get me a battleship

Get me a battleship

eMediNexus, 10 December 2019
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Activate your phone lines

Activate your phone lines

eMediNexus, 09 December 2019
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Old age secret

Old age secret

eMediNexus, 08 December 2019
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Honey excellent for cough

Dr KK Aggarwal, 11 December 2019
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eSpiritual: Facts about Soul and the Spirit

Dr KK Aggarwal, 11 December 2019
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Inspirational: Going the Extra Mile

eMediNexus, 11 December 2019
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Inspirational: Be Positive

eMediNexus, 10 December 2019
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