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Editorial
Sick leave for flu should be made paid sick leave
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2018
#Multispeciality

It is the flu season and many parts of the world, including India, are reporting flu cases, both as an outbreak or an epidemic.The flu virus is highly contagious and one infected person spreads the flu virus to around four more people.A person with flu is most contagious one day before the onset of symptoms and 5-7 days after becoming sick. After exposure to the virus, symptoms appear within 1 to ...more

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Clinical News
Most doctors in US feel depressed or burned out, says Medscape Report
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Psychiatry
The 2018 Medscape National Report on Physician Burnout and Depression involving more than 15,000 practicing physicians responding across 29 specialties has found that almost two-thirds of physicians in the US are either depressed (severe or feeling down) (15%), feel burned out (42%) or both (14%). Burnout was defined as experiencing feelings of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion, frustration ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Dr BD Athani takes over as new DGHS
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Multispeciality
Dr BD Athani has taken over as the new Director General Health services (DGHS). An orthopedic surgeon, Dr Athani was earlier Spl DGHS and medical superintendent ...more
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News and Updates
AIIMS doctors invite Nadda for open debate on NMC bill
IANS, 15 January 2018
#Multispeciality
Continuing its opposition to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, the Resident Doctors Association of AIIMS on Monday invited Union Health Mini ...more
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News and Updates
Birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine may not be necessary: Study
Aditi Jain, 15 January 2018
#Multispeciality
A new study by a group of Indian Pediatricians shows that many newborns are protected from Hepatitis B infection by antibodies they receive from the mother and ...more
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News and Updates
H3N2, influenza A, Aussies flu epidemic in USA and Large cases in UK
eMediNexus, 14 January 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared H3N2 flu as an epidemic in US ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Increased leisure-time physical activity associated with lower onset of diabetes in adults.
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine evaluated the effects of habitual leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) on incident type-2  ...MORE
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Journal Updates
The Role of Affect and Coping in Diabetes Self-Management in Rural Adults.
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Psychiatry
A number of diabetic patients have poorly controlled blood sugar levels and remain at risk for serious diabetes complications, despite access to ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Combined creatinine-cystatin C CKD-EPI underestimates measured glomerular filtration rate.
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
A new study published in Clinical Biochemistry evaluated the accuracy of creatinine and cystatin C (cysC) equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Clinical benefits of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in type-1 diabetes patients.
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Transplantation
The purpose of a new study published in Diabetes & Metabolism was to evaluate the safety and clinical efficacy of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transpl ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Pemafibrate improves dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Pemafibrate, a novel selective PPARα modulator, significantly improved insulin resistance and lipid abnormalities in patients with type 2 diabetes with hi ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy need follow up to detect multiple myeloma
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are at risk of progressing to multiple myeloma or a related cancer even after three decades of ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Effects of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors on bone fracture among patients with type-2 diabetes.
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine #Orthopedics
A new study published in PLoS One aimed to evaluate the effects of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (DPP-4is) on bone fracture in type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2D ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Can canagliflozin decrease epicardial fat in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus?
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology
A study was performed to determine whether canagliflozin can reduce the thickness of epicardial adipose tissue, that is associated with insulin resistance and i ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Assessing the impact of canagliflozin therapy on HbA1c, body weight, and systolic blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A study published in the Current Medical Research and Opinion journal assessed the achievement of composite endpoints of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), body weigh ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Azilsartan associated with increased circulating angiotensin-(1-7) levels and reduced renovascular 20-HETE levels
eMediNexus, 15 January 2018
#Nephrology
Activation of angiotensin (ANG) II type 1 receptors (AT1R) tends to stimulate vasoconstriction, inflammation, and renal dysfunction. A study assessed the abilit ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Tuberous Xanthoma in Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Report
Dr Sonia Jain, Dr AP Jain, 18 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Abstract: Xanthoma is a deposition of cholesterol in the soft tissues. It is an uncommon presentation of hypercholesterolemia and/or diabetes mellitus (DM). We ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Postural 2:1 Heart Block in a Elderly Male: A Case Report
Dr Ankesh Gupta, Dr Ajit Gupta, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology
ABSTRACT: Syncope or dizziness is defined as a transient, self-limited loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone that is followed by sp ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
An Unusual Presentation of Churg-Strauss Disease (Allergic Angiitis and Granulomatosis)
Dr A Bhatt, Dr J Jain, Dr Op Gupta, Dr N Gangane, 15 January 2018
#Nephrology
Abstract: We present a case of a 45-year-old female with history of four days of fever and rash with swelling over both limbs diagnose don postmortem autopsy a ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Mimicking Pyoderma Gangrenosum
Dr Patrick Yesudian, Dr S Murugusundram, 12 January 2018
#Dermatology
ABSTRACT: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is caused by leishmania, a single-called parasite and is transmitted the bite of sand fly. It characterized by ulcers, w ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A 58-year-old man was admitted to the hospital for a heart failure (HF) exacerbation with suspected community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). He had a medical history ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive session
eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
#Cardiology
A 56-year-old female presented with a 10-year history of repeated paroxysmal palpitations. A 12-lead electrocardiogram was performed which helped in establishin ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 15 January 2018
#Nephrology
Can metabolic or respiratory alkalosis lead to an anion gap metabolic acidosis? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediquiz - Can a woman in vegetative state still get pregnant?
eMediNexus, 14 January 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
YesNoCan’t say ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 18 January 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 17 January 2018
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 16 January 2018
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When can a doctor make a formal announcement in the press?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 15 January 2018
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 Laugh a little

How do you start a flood?

eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
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Identity

eMediNexus, 17 January 2018
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A mathematician, a physicist, and an engineer

eMediNexus, 16 January 2018
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The best time

eMediNexus, 15 January 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Shoe Hygiene

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 January 2018
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eSpiritual: How to remove negative thoughts

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 January 2018
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Inspirational: The stone soup story

eMediNexus, 18 January 2018
458 Views
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eWellness: What type of a vegetarian are you?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 January 2018
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