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 EDITORIAL
Editorial
COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are 94% effective in reducing symptomatic illness

Dr KK Aggarwal,  17 May 2021

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The mRNA vaccines are highly effective in protecting against symptomatic COVID-19 among the healthcare personnel (HCPs), according to interim results from the largest COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness study conducted by the CDC. Among fully vaccinated HCPs, the two FDA-approved mRNA vaccines - Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna - reduced the risk of becoming sick with COVID-19 by 94%.Data for this assessment come from a networ ...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: 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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Liver Update: Beneficial effects of antimicrobial proteins in prevention of liver disease
Liver Update: Beneficial effects of antimicrobial proteins in prevention of liver disease
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
#Gastroenterology #Hepatology #Multispeciality
Modification of gut microbes play a crucial role in the pathogenesis and progression of many disorders including liver and gastrointestinal diseases and both qu ...more
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 Liver Update: Significance of gut microbiota in management of hepatitis-B-virus-induced chronic liver disease
Liver Update: Significance of gut microbiota in management of hepatitis-B-virus-induced chronic liver disease
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
#Gastroenterology #Hepatology #Multispeciality
Hepatitis B is one of the most frequently encountered infectious diseases globally. Epidemiological surveys suggest that there are 350 million chronic hepatitis ...more
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Delhi tops in COVID recoveries at 92.8%, Maharashtra at 88.3%
Delhi tops in COVID recoveries at 92.8%, Maharashtra at 88.3%
TNN, 15 May 2021
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The states with the lowest COVID-19 recovery ratio (number of recoveries per 100 cases) are Rajasthan, Kerala, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttarakhand. ...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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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 20 August 2018
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Burtonian line is seen with poisoning of ...MORE
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 Laugh a little
Science Lesson
Science Lesson
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
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Murphy's Laws for Humor
Murphy's Laws for Humor
eMediNexus, 15 May 2021
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At Ninety-Nine
At Ninety-Nine
eMediNexus, 14 May 2021
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Price you pay for being Good
Price you pay for being Good
eMediNexus, 13 May 2021
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 Lighter Reads
eWellness: Chocolate, not tea, good for the heart
eWellness: Chocolate, not tea, good for the heart
Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 May 2021
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eSpiritual: Think Differently
eSpiritual: Think Differently
Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 May 2021
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Inspirational: A Pillow and a Blanket
Inspirational: A Pillow and a Blanket
eMediNexus, 16 May 2021
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eWellness: Hepatitis A, E and typhoid are the hygiene markers of a city
eWellness: Hepatitis A, E and typhoid are the hygiene markers of a city
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 May 2021
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