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Diphtheria Update Diphtheria kills 12 children in 13 days in two Delhi govt hospitals
Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 September 2018
#Multispeciality

 At least 12 children have died of diphtheria in 13 days, between September 6 and 19, in two government hospitals in Delhi, as reported in HT, Sept. 21, 2018. Eleven children have died in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Diseases Hospital and one child died in the Delhi government-run Lok Nayak Hospital. Of the 300 cases reported so far this year, 85 peop ...more

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Clinical News
Globally, youth are the largest poverty-stricken group, says new UN report
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
#Multispeciality
Half of all people living in poverty are younger than 18 years old, according to estimates from a new report “2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)” released on Thursday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners.In 104 primarily low- and middle-income countries, 662 million children are considered poor according to multiple different indicators. In 35 o ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Loneliness, an epidemic of the modern age
Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 September 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 21st September 2018What is FDC? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGv6BRIG8UATEDx Video: Doctor-patient relati ...more
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News and Updates
Surgeon admits to mistakenly removing woman’s kidney, but denies negligence
Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 September 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 22nd September 2018Dear ColleagueHere are two links for videos to watch. Share them with your colleagues and ...more
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News and Updates
Depression is prevalent globally and now resistance exercises have been advised, if you have depression.
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 September 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 20th September 2018Dear ColleagueHere are two links for videos to watch. Share them with your colleagues and friends.& ...more
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News and Updates
Health quiz for a healthier heart
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 September 2018
#Multispeciality
Morning MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 19th September 2018 Video to watch: What is FDC?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGv6BRIG8UA TEDx Video:  ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Filtered sunlight phototherapy is a safe and effective treatment for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
#Internal Medicine #Pediatrics #Pharmacist
Filtered-sunlight phototherapy (FSPT) is safe and non inferior in efficacy to intensive electric phototherapy (IEPT) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe neo ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Children with congenital anomalies of kidney less likely to regain kidney function following dialysis
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
#Nephrology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics
Among children on dialysis for end-stage kidney failure, patients with vasculitis, ischemic kidney failure and hemolytic uremic syndrome were most likely to reg ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study launched to investigate combination antibody treatment for HIV infection
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
#HIV AIDS #Pharmacist #Public Health
A phase 1 clinical trial testing infusions of combination antibodies in people living with HIV has begun at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The trial w ...MORE
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Journal Updates
A Mediterranean-style diet lowers risk of stroke in women
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Public Health
Following a Mediterranean-style diet (high in fish, fruits and nuts, vegetables and beans and lower in meat and dairy) reduced stroke risk by 17% in all adults, ...MORE
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Journal Updates
A new form of latanoprost approved for glaucoma
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
#Ophthalmology #Pharmacist
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved latanoprost ophthalmic emulsion 0.005% (Xelpros, Sun Pharmaceuticals) to reduce the high intraocular pres ...MORE
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Journal Updates
ASCO guidelines for treatment of C. difficile infection in children with cancer
eMediNexus, 20 September 2018
#Critical Care #Hematology #Oncology #Pediatrics
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has published a guideline for the prevention and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in childre ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guideline.
eMediNexus, 18 September 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine
Guidelines of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons published in Diseases of the Colon and Rectum state that the use of osmotic laxatives, such as p ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Therapeutic massages to relieve stress and discomfort during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 15 September 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Therapeutic massage exerts beneficial effects in several medical conditions and stressful experiences.1 Women, during pregnancy and in labor, are increasingly u ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Rashes during pregnancy - Moisturizers come to the rescue
eMediNexus, 15 September 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy is associated with complex skin changes on account of endocrinological, immunological, metabolic, and vascular alterations. More than 90% women experi ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Comparison and analysis of statins drug use in the treatment of diastolic dysfunction in patients.
eMediNexus, 13 September 2018
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine
A new article published in the Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences stated that statins have multiple antilipidemic effects, such as anti-inflammatory, a ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
An Unusual Case of Massive Splenomegaly in Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension
Monika Maheshwari, Rajendra Kumar Verma , Ravi, 18 September 2018
#Cardiology #Gastroenterology
Abstract: Splenomegaly is a common finding in a wide-spectrum of diseases. It is usually reported in myeloproliferative disorders, lymphoma ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Lower Segment Large Fibroid in a Unicornuate Uterus with 34 weeks Pregnancy
Urvashi Singh, Panchpal Shivangi, 15 September 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
About the AuthorsSingh Urvashi1, Panchpal Shivangi2Lecturer, department of obstetrics and gynaecology, Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad.3rd year reside ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Superficial Brachial Artery: Its Embryological and Clinical Significance
M Khullar, Meenakshi Khullar, 13 September 2018
#Cardiology
Abstract: Axillary artery (AA) is a continuation of the subclavian artery from the outer border of the first rib. It ends at the inferior border of the teres ma ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Severe anemia and hypothyroidsm- case report
Dr Suprabha Shukla, Dr Dillip kumar Das, Dr Jnanindra Nath Behera, 12 September 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Thyroid hormone plays an important role in different metabolism in the body. Hematopoietic system is the primary one among the affected systems and an ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
#Multispeciality
Presence of food might be expected to interfere with drug absorption by slowing gastric emptying, or by altering the degree of ionization of the drug in the stomach. Which of the following statements is not a correct example: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 September 2018
#Rheumatology
Which is the most serious complication of the supracondylar fracture of the humerus? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 September 2018
#Pathology and Lab Medicine
Which of the following is not a post transcriptional modification of RNA? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 September 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
A 55-year-old lady presenting to OPD with postmenopausal bleeding for 3 months has a 1x1 cm nodule on the anterior lip of cervix. The most appropriate investigation to be done subsequently is: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Can an MBBS doctor treat a patient who is admitted under him & has a specific complaint?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 21 September 2018
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Are life-saving machines, devices and equipments like CPAP machine covered under insurance policy?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 20 September 2018
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Is it necessary for the doctor to mention his & her Registration Number issued to him & her?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 September 2018
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Can a patient dictate as to what all a doctor should write instead of following the protocol?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 September 2018
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 Laugh a little

Medical terms

eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
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Looking down at the defendant

eMediNexus, 20 September 2018
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Never be rude to anyone

eMediNexus, 19 September 2018
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Dream of a necklace

eMediNexus, 18 September 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Walk 2000 extra steps to lower your risk of heart disease

Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 September 2018
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eSpiritual: What is the importance of silence?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 September 2018
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Inspirational: Do not be jealous

eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
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Inspirational: Two types of people

eMediNexus, 20 September 2018
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