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Editorial
The science of addiction
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 October 2018
#Multispeciality

Addiction is commonly associated with substance abuse such as alcohol, tobacco and drugs. National Institute on Drug Abuse has listed different reasons (as below) for why people take drugs.To feel good: Feeling of pleasure, “high”To feel better: To relieve stressTo do better: Improve performanceCuriosityPeer pressureNot just drugs, some behaviors too can be categorized as addictive. Ad ...more

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Clinical News
Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact
eMediNexus, 18 October 2018
#Business And Medicine #Public Health
Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations signed a landmark commitment on Tuesday to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the initiative unites the work of 11 organizations, with others set to join in the next ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Zika cases rise to 106 in Rajasthan
eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
#Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases
New Delhi, Oct 18 (PTI)The number of people infected with Zika virus rose to 106 in Rajasthan on Thursday. Of the total affected people, 25 are pregnant women, ...more
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News and Updates
Today is World Osteoporosis Day: "Love your Bones"
eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
#Orthopedics #Rheumatology
World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on October 20 to raise global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone ...more
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News and Updates
Better Data, Better Lives
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 October 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 20thOctober 2018Florida reports first pediatric flu fatality.Several patients including one child have died from influenza ...more
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News and Updates
Using improper technique is one of the major exercise errors
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 October 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 18th October 2018 One drink is 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine, or 1.5 ounces of hard liquor. And it means having ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Adult-onset type 1 diabetes is frequently misdiagnosed
eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
According to new research presented October 4, 2018 at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2018 Annual Meeting in Berlin, onset of type 1 ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Children with inflammatory bowel disease have higher risk of mortality
eMediNExus, 19 October 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohns disease) have an increased risk of death, both in childhood and later in life, say ...MORE
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Journal Updates
People who commute through natural environments daily report better mental health
eMediNExus, 19 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Results from the PHENOTYPE project show that people commuting through natural environments on a daily basis had on average a 2.74 point higher mental health sco ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study identifies risk factors for fulminant C. difficile infection after cardiac surgery
eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
#Cardiology #Infectious Diseases
A single-center, retrospective cohort study published online Sept. 27, 2018 in BMC Anesthesiology has identified type 2 diabetes mellitus, pre-operative ventila ...MORE
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Journal Updates
A simple test may help predict long-term outcome after stroke
eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
A simple test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will have recovered up to three years later, according to a study published in th ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Patients with early-stage breast cancer still undergo routine imaging despite guidelines recommending
eMediNexus, 18 October 2018
#Hematology #Oncology #Pharmacist #Radiology
Patients with early-stage breast cancer still undergo routine imaging despite guidelines recommending otherwiseGuidelines recommend against routine imaging ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Efficacy and tolerance of PEG plus electrolytes for the treatment of functional constipation in children.
eMediNexus, 17 October 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
The aim of a study published in the Anales de Pediatria was to assess the renal safety of treatment with polyethylene glycol (PEG) with electrolytes at 1, 3 and ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Effectiveness of polyethylene glycol with and without electrolytes in constipation.
eMediNexus, 16 October 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine
The purpose of a study published in BMC Gastroenterology was to assess the relative effectiveness of polyethylene glycol with electrolytes (PEG + E) or without ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Benefits of using essential oils during pregnancy and postpartum
eMediNexus, 12 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy and postpartum periods are associated with significant physical and emotional stress for a woman. A woman usually feels emotional and exhausted during ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Nirgundi - A potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic herb
eMediNexus, 12 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vitex negundo, commonly known as Nirgundi, is a member of the Verbenaceae family.1 It is also known as five-leaved chaste tree and Monk`s pepper.2 It’s im ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Small Round Cell Tumor of the Lung in Children
Sameer Raniga, Pranav Sharma, Salil Sharma, Chintan Shah, PrAkash A Vohra, Vijay Vaidya, 17 October 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Large malignant thoracic tumors in children may arise from the chest wall, pleura, lung parenchyma or mediastinum. The majority of mediastinal and ch ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
A Case of Ulcerative Colitis with Superadded E. histolytica Infection
Dr. Ajay Kumar, 16 October 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Senior Consultant, Dept. of Gastroenterology and HepatologyIndraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New DelhiA 35-year-old female, diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Bilateral Single System Ectopic Ureters with Secondary Calculi in an Adult: Case Report
Gopi Kishore M, Suhasini G, Prasad Pvgs, Sainadh Av, 12 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Bilateral single system ectopic ureter (BSSEU) is a rare entity in urology presenting typically in the pediatric age group with urinary incontinence, ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Ulcerative Colitis with Thromboembolic Disease
Dr Mukul Rastogi, 08 October 2018
#Gastroenterology
Abstract: In patients with UC, thromboembolic events manifest asdeep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. Renal artery thrombosis, cerebrovascular accidents ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
#Nursing
A vitreous aspirate has been collected in an emergency at 9 pm what advice you like to give to the staff on duty regarding the overnight storage of the sample. ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 October 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
IRIS commonly occurs after how many weeks of ART initiation ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 October 2018
#General Surgery
A 64-year-old hypertensive obese female was undergoing surgery for fracture femur under general anaesthesia. Intra operatively her end-tidal carbon-dioxide decreased to 20 from 40mm of Hg. followed by hypotension and oxygen saturation of 85%. What could be the most probable cause? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 October 2018
#Anesthesiology
At the end of a balanced anaesthesia technique with non-depolarizing muscle relaxant, a patient recovered spontaneously from the effect of muscle relaxant without any reversal. Which is the most probable relaxant the patient had received? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Are life-saving machines, devices and equipments like CPAP machine covered under insurance policy?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 October 2018
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The patient was not getting cured. Can this be termed as medical negligence?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 October 2018
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What is Bolams test?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 17 October 2018
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Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner.

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 16 October 2018
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 Laugh a little

Repairs

eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
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One day Paddy

eMediNexus, 18 October 2018
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The phone bill

eMediNexus, 17 October 2018
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Railroad Engineer

eMediNexus, 16 October 2018
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 Lighter Reads

Inspirational Story: Follow your dream

eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
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eSpiritual: Why do we put on Tilak on the forehead?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 October 2018
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eWellness: Sodium phosphate enemas in the elderly should be avoided

eMediNexus, 19 October 2018
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eWellness: Add fiber to the diet only slowly

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 October 2018
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