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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts And Myth Buster - New strain may dominate by March in US; Increased sales of blue light glasses
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2021
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With input from Dr Monica Vasudev1317: The US CDC has cautioned that the new UK strain of coronavirus will predominate across the US by March. As of January 13, the B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2 was identified in 76 cases across 10 states in the US, reported researchers in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Modeling predicts rapid growth of B.1.1.7 in early 2021. Increased ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Medical Voice 19th January 2021
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2021
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Covid-19: India records lowest fatalities in eight monthsThe daily coronavirus infections fell below 14,000 for the second time this month taking Indias Covid-19 caseload to 1,05,71,773, while 145 new fatalities were recorded, the lowest in around eight months, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. A total of 13,788 infections have been reported in a day. The countrys deat ...more

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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Alloveda Liver Update: Importance of Nutrition in child with liver disease
Alloveda Liver Update: Importance of Nutrition in child with liver disease
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
The type of liver disease dictates the nutritional management of the infant and child with liver disease. Although no specific nutritional therapy is needed for ...more
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Mumbai doctor suffers adverse event after COVID-19 vaccine shot
Mumbai doctor suffers adverse event after COVID-19 vaccine shot
Express News Service, 19 January 2021
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On Sunday, a Mumbai doctor was admitted in the intensive care unit of the V N Desai Hospital following the vaccination against COVID-19. He suffered dizziness, ...more
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Doctors apprehensive regarding vaccine, wants choice of vaccine
Doctors apprehensive regarding vaccine, wants choice of vaccine
Iffath Fathima, 19 January 2021
#Multispeciality
Few doctors from Bengaluru are worried for receiving Covaxin vaccine and have demanded that the government should give them the option to take Covishield vaccin ...more
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Seropositivity for COVID-19 lesser in smokers, vegetarians
Seropositivity for COVID-19 lesser in smokers, vegetarians
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine #Hospital Medicine #Infectious Diseases
A pan-India serosurvey carried out by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research across its close to 40 institutes has found that the seropositivity for ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Cough Update: Evaluation of antitussive efficacy of dextromethorphan in smokers cough
Cough Update: Evaluation of antitussive efficacy of dextromethorphan in smokers cough
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
Dextromethorphan is commonly used as a cough suppressant in over-the-counter medications. The efficacy of dextromethorphan in fluctuating cough reflex sensitivi ...more
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Repeated Ketamine Infusions Associated with Rapid Relief of PTSD
Repeated Ketamine Infusions Associated with Rapid Relief of PTSD
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
#Psychiatry #Public Health #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist
A new study, published online in the American Journal of Psychiatry, has revealed that repeated intravenous infusions of ketamine yielded rapid relief among pat ...more
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Cough Update: Therapeutic options for acute cough due to upper respiratory infections in children
Cough Update: Therapeutic options for acute cough due to upper respiratory infections in children
eMediNexus, 18 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
An article published in Lung discussed that cough due to upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) is one of the most frequent complaints encountered by pediatr ...more
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Cough Update: Safety and Tolerability of Extended-Release Guaifenesin in Patients with Cough, Thickened Mucus and Chest Congestion Associated with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Cough Update: Safety and Tolerability of Extended-Release Guaifenesin in Patients with Cough, Thickened Mucus and Chest Congestion Associated with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
eMediNexus, 17 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
An extended-release (ER) formulation of the expectorant guaifenesin has recently been launched in India for the treatment of productive cough accompanied by muc ...more
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Periorbital hyperpigmentation
Periorbital hyperpigmentation
eMediNexus, 15 January 2021
#Dermatology
An article published in Pigment International discussed that periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH) is a common dermatologic condition with an enigmatous pathogene ...more
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Managing acute gastroenteritis among children: oral rehydration, maintenance and nutritional therapy
Managing acute gastroenteritis among children: oral rehydration, maintenance and nutritional therapy
eMediNexus, 12 January 2021
#Pediatrics
An article published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports discussed that acute gastroenteritis remains a common illness in infants and children throughout ...more
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Improved appearance of facial hyperpigmentation with use of a cosmetic moisturizer containing N-acetyl glucosamine and niacinamide
Improved appearance of facial hyperpigmentation with use of a cosmetic moisturizer containing N-acetyl glucosamine and niacinamide
eMediNexus, 08 January 2021
#Dermatology
Both, Topical niacinamide and N‚Äźacetyl glucosamine (NAG), individually inhibit epidermal pigmentation in cell culture. In small clinical studies, niacinamide‚ ...more
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Virucidal activity of Povidone-Iodine against SARS-CoV-2
Virucidal activity of Povidone-Iodine against SARS-CoV-2
eMediNexus, 07 January 2021
#General Surgery
It is now well known that the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-coronavirus (CoV)-2 is transmitted through respiratory droplets and physical contact from ...more
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 INTERESTING CASES
Recalcitrant lichen planus pigmentosus in a female, treated by oral isotretinoin
Recalcitrant lichen planus pigmentosus in a female, treated by oral isotretinoin
, 15 January 2021
#Dermatology
IntroductionLichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) is a rare dermatologic variant of lichen planus that creates substantial cosmetic distress to patients and r ...more
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Tubercular Osteomyelitis of Talus in a Child: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Tubercular Osteomyelitis of Talus in a Child: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Ritesh Runu, Mantu Jain, Vidya Sagar, Arnab Sinha, Saurav Kumar, Santosh Kumar, 12 January 2021
#Pediatrics
Associate ProfessorDept. of Orthopedics, IGIMS, Patna, BiharAssistant ProfessorDept. of Orthopedics, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, OdishaSenior ResidentAdditional Profess ...more
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Appreciating the role of kojic acid in a case of exogenous ochronosis following melasma
Appreciating the role of kojic acid in a case of exogenous ochronosis following melasma
, 08 January 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractExogenous ochronosis presents as a persistent grayish blue speckled hyperpigmentation on the sun exposed areas and bony prominences in the early stages. ...more
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A case of suprachoroideal haemorrhage in postoperative period of antiglaucoma surgery
A case of suprachoroideal haemorrhage in postoperative period of antiglaucoma surgery
, 07 January 2021
#General Surgery
An 82-year-old myop and chronic glaucomatic treated intensively both topically and systematically underwent trabeculectomy on his left eye due to unsatisfactory ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
#Public Health
Following prostate surgery, the retention catheter is secured to the clients leg causing slight traction of the inflatable balloon against the prostatic fossa. This is done to: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
#Pediatrics
Which of the following statements are false? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 January 2021
#Neurology
Which of the following is not a good approach to managing stress? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 January 2021
#Anesthesiology
Interscalene approach to brachial plexus block does not provide optimal surgical anesthesia in the area of distribution of which of the following nerves: ...MORE
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 LAUGH A LITTLE

                The reluctant spender
The reluctant spender
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
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                Bank name
Bank name
eMediNexus, 18 January 2021
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                Is there another keyboard?
Is there another keyboard?
eMediNexus, 17 January 2021
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                Good Treatment
Good Treatment
eMediNexus, 16 January 2021
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 LIGHTER READS

                eWellness: Nosebleeds
eWellness: Nosebleeds
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2021
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                ESpiritual: How to Be Happy and Healthy
ESpiritual: How to Be Happy and Healthy
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 January 2021
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                Inspirational: The Tale of Two Pebbles
Inspirational: The Tale of Two Pebbles
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
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