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2-DG, a new indigenous anti-COVID drug to boost fight against COVID-19

Dr KK Aggarwal,  18 May 2021

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2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), an indigenously developed anti-COVID drug was officially launched yesterday by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. The first batch comprising of more than 10,000 doses of the drug was released.2-DG has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)’s Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) and Dr R ...more
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 CLINICAL NEWS
Medical Voice 25th January 2021
Clinical News
Medical Voice 25th January 2021

Dr KK Aggarwal,  25 January 2021

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Differences in sugar levels drive breast cancer invasion: IISc studyBENGALURU: A recent study by researchers at Indian Institute of Science shows that a specific sugar called 2,6-linked sialic acid (2,6-Sial) is expressed at different levels on the surface of different breast cancer cells. “Malignant tumors are i ...more
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 Columnist
Medical voice 28th September 2020
Medical voice 28th September 2020
Dr KK Aggarwal, 28 September 2020
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A cheaper, faster Covid-19 testStockholm: A method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for Covid-19 infection has been developed by a team of researchers. The ...more
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The polio situation in Philippines
The polio situation in Philippines
Dr Pankaj Bhatnagar, WHO, 21 September 2019
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The polio situation in Philippines is summarized in the report below:The situation On 19 September 2019, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the re-emergen ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Liver Update: Role of Intestinal permeability in the pathogenesis of liver damage
Liver Update: Role of Intestinal permeability in the pathogenesis of liver damage
eMediNexus, 18 May 2021
#Gastroenterology #Hepatology #Multispeciality
Gut-liver axis is defined as a functional entity that establishes the intimate connection and the strict cooperation between the gut and the liver. It has been ...more
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Dr KK Aggarwal, Former President of Indian Medical Association, Succumbs to COVID-19
Dr KK Aggarwal, Former President of Indian Medical Association, Succumbs to COVID-19
eMediNexus, 18 May 2021
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Padma Shri Dr KK Aggarwal, past national president of the Indian Medical Association and a renowned name in the medical fraternity, passed away last night after ...more
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ICMR latest guidelines drops plasma therapy from COVID-19 treatment protocol
ICMR latest guidelines drops plasma therapy from COVID-19 treatment protocol
ANI, 18 May 2021
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According to the latest guidelines the use of convalescent plasma therapyis dropped from the recommended treatment protocols for COVID-19. These guidelines were ...more
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Liver Update: Correlation of Intestinal inflammation and dysbiosis in gut barrier dysfunction during liver disease
Liver Update: Correlation of Intestinal inflammation and dysbiosis in gut barrier dysfunction during liver disease
eMediNexus, 17 May 2021
#Gastroenterology #Hepatology #Multispeciality
Changes in the intestinal microbiota composition play an important role in the pathogenesis of many disorders including gastrointestinal and liver diseases. Evi ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Using PVP-I mouthwash against COVID-19
Using PVP-I mouthwash against COVID-19
eMediNexus, 12 December 2020
#Infectious Diseases #Multispeciality
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more than 56 million cases and has taken over 1 million lives across the globe as of date (November 19, 2020).1 This highly con ...more
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Povidone-iodine to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection
Povidone-iodine to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection
eMediNexus, 21 August 2020
#ENT #Infectious Diseases #Multispeciality
SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus, known to cause Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), surfaced in Wuhan, China towards the end of the year 2019. The World Health ...more
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Zinc Update: Zinc plays a role of a gatekeeper of immune function
Zinc Update: Zinc plays a role of a gatekeeper of immune function
eMediNexus, 18 August 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Multispeciality
Earlier zinc deficiency was very rare but nowadays, it is considered to be very common in developing countries. In developing countries, zinc deficiency is the ...more
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Zinc Update:  Oral zinc might be a prophylactic treatment for people at risk for COVID-19
Zinc Update: Oral zinc might be a prophylactic treatment for people at risk for COVID-19
eMediNexus, 17 August 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Multispeciality
The novel coronavirus disease of 2019, also known as COVID-19, is caused by a severe respiratory syndrome virus (SARS-CoV-2 virus) in humans. There are limited ...more
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Zinc Update: Optimal zinc is necessary for prevention of COVID-19
Zinc Update: Optimal zinc is necessary for prevention of COVID-19
eMediNexus, 16 August 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Multispeciality
The Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-coronavirus (SARS-CoV) replication ...more
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Zinc Update: Zinc has an important role in antiviral immunity
Zinc Update: Zinc has an important role in antiviral immunity
eMediNexus, 15 August 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Multispeciality
Zinc deficiency is recognized in a malnourished group of people who presents with hepatosplenomegaly, hypogonadism, dwarfism and an increased risk of infection. ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 09 October 2018
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An increase in which of the following parameters will shift the oxygen dissociation curve to the left. ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 21 September 2018
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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, 02 September 2018
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The following separation technique depends on the molecular size of the protein: ...MORE
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eMediNexus, 20 August 2018
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Burtonian line is seen with poisoning of ...MORE
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Knock on wood
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Science Lesson
Science Lesson
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Murphy's Laws for Humor
Murphy's Laws for Humor
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
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 Lighter Reads
eWellness: Beware of fatty liver
eWellness: Beware of fatty liver
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 May 2021
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eSpiritual: The spiritual meaning of the word 'Artha'
eSpiritual: The spiritual meaning of the word 'Artha'
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 May 2021
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Inspirational: Too good not to share
Inspirational: Too good not to share
eMediNexus, 18 May 2021
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eWellness: Prevention strategy relies on lifestyle
eWellness: Prevention strategy relies on lifestyle
Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 May 2021
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