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 EDITORIAL
Editorial
Steroids not superior to placebo in patients with mild persistent asthma and low sputum eosinophils
Dr KK Aggarwal, 22 May 2019
#Multispeciality

NIH: Inhaled steroids are often used to treat people with mild persistent asthma, but now a new study suggests that mild persistent asthma can be managed safely without daily steroid use.The study of patients with mild persistent asthma found that inhaled steroids were no more effective than placebo in nearly three-fourths of the study patients, all older than age 12. Inhaled steroids were better ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
Clinical News
Even Moderate Exercise May Reduce Risk for Liver-Related Death
eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
#Gastroenterology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health
Engaging in mild physical active may lower the risk of liver-related mortality, revealed researchers at the annual Digestive Disease Week.Across two 26-year prospective studies, patients with the highest quintile of physical activity had a 51% lower risk of dying from liver disease compared with sedentary adults after adjusting for age, BMI, diabetes, and hypertension, among other factors (hazard ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Delhi resident doctors goes on strike, seeks President's permission for suicide
, 21 May 2019
#Multispeciality
Resident doctors of North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run Hindu Rao hospital have gone on an indefinite strike from Monday over the "recurring problem" of non-p ...more
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NIMS doctor attacked by drunk attendants of the patient
, 21 May 2019
#Multispeciality
A senior casualty medical officer working at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) was allegedly attacked by four attendants of a patient on Mo ...more
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Liposuction rise linked to gym wear trend
eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
#Dermatology #General Surgery #Plastic Surgery #Public Health
An increasing number of women are seeking liposuction, possibly to get a body that looks good in trendy gym clothing, suggested a leading cosmetic surgeon.Rajiv ...more
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WHO announces four new goodwill ambassadors for promoting global health
eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
#Business And Medicine #Psychiatry #Public Health
WHO, on May 20, announced the appointment of four new goodwill ambassadors from the fields of sports, politics and community mobilization to promote healthier l ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
FDA Approves Midazolam Nasal Spray for Seizure Clusters
eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
#Neurology #Pharmacist #Public Health
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved midazolam nasal spray for the acute treatment of intermittent, stereotypic ...MORE
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Shorter Combo Treatment OK in Stage III CRC
eMediNexus, 20 May 2019
#Gastroenterology #Hematology #Oncology #Pharmacist #Radiology
While a shorter duration of adjuvant chemotherapy does not appear to increase the risk of death in stage III colon cancer patients ...MORE
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High Juice Consumption Could Increase Mortality Risk
eMediNexus, 20 May 2019
#Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health
Several studies have shown that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), such as soda and iced tea, have a deleterious effect on human he ...MORE
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New App Boosts Kids' Asthma Management
eMediNexus, 18 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Pediatrics #Public Health
An app called e-AT (for e-Asthma Tracker) helps physicians and families manage childrens asthma, reducing severe attacks and keepi ...MORE
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Pool Chemical Injuries Lead to Over 4,000 ED Visits Each Year: CDC
eMediNexus, 17 May 2019
#Emergency Medicine #Hospital Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics #Public Health
Pool chemical injuries led to 4,535 U.S. emergency department visits annually during 2008-2017, revealed a report published in CDC ...MORE
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New AHA, ACC, AACVPR Statement on Home-based Cardiac Rehab
eMediNexus, 16 May 2019
#Business And Medicine #Cardiology #Internal Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
For patients who need cardiac rehabilitation (CR) but find it difficult to go to a clinic that offers it, home-based, medically su ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Impact of whole grain-based evening meals on mood and cardiometabolic risk factors.
eMediNexus, 08 May 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Public Health
Whole grain (WG) intake is known to be associated with reduced risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and card ...MORE
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Incidence of pituitary autoantibodies in idiopathic diabetes insipidus
eMediNexus, 30 April 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
A new article published in the Central European Journal of Immunology evaluated the occurrence of autoantibodi ...MORE
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Serum Levels of Meteorin-Like (Metrnl) are elevated in Patients with Newly Diagnosed T2DM.
eMediNexus, 02 April 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
A new study published in dinvestigated the association between serum levels of Meteorin-like (Metrnl) – ...MORE
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Differentiating Basal Insulin Preparations.
eMediNexus, 02 April 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
A new article published in Advances in Therapy discussed that prandial insulins are designed to have quick tim ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
Treatment outcomes with sequential use of pegylated interferon alpha-2a and tenofovir in a patient with hepatitis B virus infection
, 15 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
Case presentationA 46-year old man presented with abdominal pain from the past 4-5 months. He also mentioned loss of appetite since a long time.HistoryThe pain ...MORE
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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis without asthma complicating pulmonary tuberculosis
M Gupta, R Roshan, SK Chhabra, , 09 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
AbstractAllergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is typically associated with asthma. Presence of asthma is one of the minimal essential diagnostic criter ...MORE
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Relapsing Transient Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus due to ABCC8 Mutation
Poovazhagi V, Thangavelu S, 08 May 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
AbstractNeonatal diabetes mellitus with onset in the first six months of life is predominantly monogenic. Genetic evaluation of such infants is mandatory irresp ...MORE
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Atopic Dermatitis in an adult - A case report
Satish DA, Radhika VK, 02 May 2019
#Allergy and Immunology
Satish DA, Radhika VKSkin, Cosmetic & ENT Care Centre, Bangalore.AbstractA 44 year old male presented with Atopic dermatitis (AD) with onset from the age of ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
#Pathology and Lab Medicine
The exaggerated lepromin test seen in cases of Lucio phenomenon is known as: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 May 2019
#Pharmacist
Biofeedback is a therapy used to: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 May 2019
#Pharmacist
The extent to which ionization of a drug takes place is dependent upon pKa of the drug and the pH of the solution in which the drug is dissolved. Which of the following statements is not correct? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 May 2019
#Cardiology
Heart rate is stimulated by all of the following except: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Will a doctor be held criminally liable if he abides by an advance dir

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 21 May 2019
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What information can a doctor put on his sign board?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 20 May 2019
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Can a punishment be both penal erasure as well as a criminal prosecuti

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 19 May 2019
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What are the duties of a doctor in respect of signing professional cer

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 18 May 2019
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 Laugh a little

Tomatoes

eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
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I get the circle around it

eMediNexus, 20 May 2019
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A traffic slogan

eMediNexus, 19 May 2019
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This man just ordered our last bunch

eMediNexus, 18 May 2019
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: 12 Steps to tackle heartburn

Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 May 2019
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eSpiritual: You look at people the same way as you are

Dr KK Aggarwal, 21 May 2019
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Inspirational: The most important lesson

eMediNexus, 21 May 2019
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eWellness: Heart risks detected by age 7 in overweight kids

Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 May 2019
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