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World Osteoporosis Day: “Take Action for Bone Health”

Prof Dr S. Ramakrishnan, (Emeritus Prof.) The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University; Senior Consultant Rheumatologist, Apollo Hospitals Chennai,  20 October 2021

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Use trabecular bone score also to evaluate bone health in all IBD patientsA European study has suggested trabecular bone score (TBS) helps to assess bone quality in patients with active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and provides more useful information about bone health.A cross-sectional study was conducted in 81 patients with inflammatory bowel disease to evaluate bone quality as well as bone quantity. A similar ...more
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 CLINICAL NEWS
The role of antirheumatics
Clinical News
The role of antirheumatics

eMediNexus,  29 June 2021

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The COVID-19 disease is generally categorised in an initial viral stage and a subsequent immune response phase. The later stage is characterized by hyper inflammation associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome. This warrants the use of many immune modulators and immunosuppressive drugs, which are widely used 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: Viral Hepatitis in the Elderly
Liver Update: Viral Hepatitis in the Elderly
eMediNexus, 20 October 2021
#Gastroenterology #Hepatology #Multispeciality
Viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver, is caused by six viruses and is known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G. The main features of these infections in ...more
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Liver Update: Influence of Age on Critically Ill Patients with Cirrhosis.
Liver Update: Influence of Age on Critically Ill Patients with Cirrhosis.
eMediNexus, 19 October 2021
#Gastroenterology #Hepatology #Multispeciality
Critically ill patients with cirrhosis show a poorer prognosis. A retrospective cohort study investigated the influence of age (< 65 years, 65-74 years, and ...more
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Kidney removed instead of stone, patient dies
Kidney removed instead of stone, patient dies
TNN, 19 October 2021
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Ahmedabad: KMG General Hospital in Balasinor has been directed by the Gujarat State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission to pay a compensation of Rs 11.2 lakh ...more
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Doctors mess up operation, call it death due to COVID
Doctors mess up operation, call it death due to COVID
Umesh K Parida, 19 October 2021
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Navi Mumbai: Six doctors from Panvel have been charged following the death of a pregnant advocate after a failed abortion, which the doctors tried to pass off a ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Vitamin C in prophylaxis and adjunctive treatment of COVID 19
Vitamin C in prophylaxis and adjunctive treatment of COVID 19
eMediNexus, 29 June 2021
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is known to cause respiratory infection, which can be followed by severe systemic illness. Early use of Low dose ...more
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Fungal super infection in COVID 19 patients and role of antifungal stewardship
Fungal super infection in COVID 19 patients and role of antifungal stewardship
eMediNexus, 23 June 2021
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The presence of fungal super infection, specifically invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA), in patients with COVID-19, has become a cause of great concern. Alt ...more
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IL6 and other biomarkers associated with poor prognosis in hospitalized COVID 19 patients
IL6 and other biomarkers associated with poor prognosis in hospitalized COVID 19 patients
eMediNexus, 18 June 2021
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A recently published study described the association of a wide series of biomarkers with admission to intensive care and death in a hospital, arranging IL-6 owi ...more
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 COVID 19 induced Miller Fisher syndrome
COVID 19 induced Miller Fisher syndrome
eMediNexus, 18 June 2021
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COVID-19 has shown its association with numerous neurological manifestations since its arrival. A case reports a 55-year-old, female infected with SARS-CoV-2, a ...more
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Antifungal and antidepressant drugs can inhibit COVID 19 virus
Antifungal and antidepressant drugs can inhibit COVID 19 virus
eMediNexus, 15 June 2021
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A research study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology showed that antifungal drugs and antidepressant drugs might effectively inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 ...more
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High dose Vitamin C in COVID 19 patients
High dose Vitamin C in COVID 19 patients
eMediNexus, 08 June 2021
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Acute respiratory distress syndrome and multiple organ failure in patients with Coronavirus disease 2019 (severe and critical illness) are primarily due to wide ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 June 2021
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Mild Symptoms of Novel coronavirus are: ...MORE
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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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 Lighter Reads
eWellness: Clinicians should aggressively treat unhealthy lifestyles
eWellness: Clinicians should aggressively treat unhealthy lifestyles
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eMediNexus, 15 June 2021
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