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Editorial
Mandatory public health CMEs
Dr KK Aggarwal, 27 April 2018
#Multispeciality

Recently, the government of India has proposed mandatory MDR TB centers in all medical colleges. Why focus only on MDR TB? Ideally all colleges should have a mandatory Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), which also incorporates MDR TB.Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General ICMR has also said that every medical college should have a tobacco cessation clinic along the same lines. I will again go a st ...more

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Clinical News
Health Minister chairs high level review meeting on control of vector borne diseases
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Business And Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri JP Nadda, reviewed the preparedness of the Ministry for prevention and control of vector-borne diseases like kala azar, dengue, malaria and chikungunya in the country in a high level meeting. He directed the officials for mounting aggressive IEC campaigns to enhance awareness on prevention and control of vectors before the season starts. At th ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Gorakhpur Tragedy: Dr Kafeel Khan Granted Bail
, 26 April 2018
#Multispeciality
Less than a week ago, Khan had penned a letter from inside the jail, appealing for justice which had allegedly been denied to him by the state government.The Al ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 27th April
Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 April 2018
Mandatory tobacco cessation clinics in every medical college?Public HealthA report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has traced an outbre ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 26th April
Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 April 2018
#Multispeciality
Always start Allopurinol with 100 mg dose Public HealthThe US Centers for Disease Control has launched its latest round of ads designed to discourage smoki ...more
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News and Updates
Kejriwal backs IMA, says he disagrees with PM Modis remarks about doctor-pharma nexus
, 26 April 2018
#Multispeciality
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Mumbai Association of Medical Consultant (AMC) has expressed disappointment over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s s ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Antisense therapy shows promise in Huntingtons disease
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Neurology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Psychiatry #Public Health
Results from the first human trial of IONIS-HTTRx, an antisense oligonucleotide (ASO), for Huntingtons disease were presented at the American Academy of Neurolo ...MORE
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Journal Updates
SCAI updates consensus on length of stay for PCI
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Business And Medicine #Cardiology #Internal Medicine #Public Health
Updated guidelines on the length of stay for patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) published April 25, 2018 in the journal Cathe ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Girls with type 2 diabetes at high risk of menstrual irregularities
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Secondary analysis of data from the Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Youth (TODAY) study shows that girls diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have a high fre ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Brain structure linked to symptoms of restless legs syndrome
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Neurology #Orthopedics #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Rheumatology
People with restless legs syndrome had a 7.5% decrease in the average thickness of brain tissue in the somatosensory cortex that processes sensory information, ...MORE
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Journal Updates
More than half of patients with heart disease continue smoking after hospitalization
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine #Public Health
Results of the EUROASPIRE V survey presented April 20, 2018 at EuroPrevent 2018, a European Society of Cardiology congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia show that more ...MORE
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Journal Updates
US FDA approves expanded indication for Trelegy Ellipta in COPD
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Internal Medicine #Pharmacist #Pulmonary Medicine
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for GlaxoSmithKlines single inhaler triple therapy Trelegy Ellipta (fluticasone fu ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
A Retrospective Study of Polyethylene Glycol-Electrolyte Solution for Treatment of Fecal Disimpaction.
eMediNexus, 25 April 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A new article published in Gastroenterology Nursing evaluated the efficiency of the disimpaction therapies – nasogastric polyethylene glycol-electrolyte s ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Tea tree oil for managing vaginal infections
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Urology
Pregnancy is associated with changes in the lower genital tract, such as hypertrophy of the vaginal walls, increase in blood flow and temperature, increase in n ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Coconut oil for sore and cracked nipples
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sore, painful and cracked nipples are a common problem during pregnancy. Nipple pain or infection during breastfeeding can often lead to cessation of exclusive ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Stretch marks during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 21 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Striae gravidarum (SG), or stretch marks commonly develop during pregnancy, and affect up to 90% of women. SG can be disfiguring, and often cause emotional and ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
Mesenteric Cystic Teratoma in an 1-year-old Child: A Case Report
Sana Aboosalih, Leena Dennis Joseph, Prakash A, CN Sai Shalini, Rajendiran S, 25 April 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Extragonadal, intraperitoneal teratomas especially those arising from the mesentery and the mesocolon, are very rare in infants and children. Mesente ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Secondary Abdominal Pregnancy Following Rupture of Rudimentary Horn: A Rare Case Report
Kshama Vishwakarma, P Shukla, K Yadav, 21 April 2018
#Gastroenterology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy in the rudimentary horn of the uterus is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy; most of the cases were being diagnosed at laparotomy for hemorrhagic shock ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Larva Migrains - A Case Report
Dr. Mangla Sood, 18 April 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: An interesting case of pruritis whose cause turned out to be Cutaneous Larva Migrains is submitted for the knowledge of the readers. ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
A Rare Case of Cor Triloculare Biventriculare Detected in a Postpartum Female
Parneet Kaur, Khushpreet Kaur, Rama Garg, Isha Gupta, 13 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract: Maternal heart disease complicates at least 1% of pregnancies and is one of the most important cause of maternal death. This is a case report of postp ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
#Nephrology
Renal artery stenosis may occur in all of the following except ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 25 April 2018
#Orthopedics
Injury to radial nerve in lower part of spiral groove: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 24 April 2018
#Pharmacist
In a patient with a tumor in superior mediastinum compressing the superior vena cava, all the following veins would serve as alternate pathways for the blood to return to the right atrium, except: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 23 April 2018
#General Surgery
A 40-year-old male had undergone splenectomy 20 years ago. Peripheral blood smear examination would show the presence of: ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Can the hospital management decide the type of stent to be put in a patient?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 26 April 2018
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Can the consent for stenting be taken from the nonspouse relatives of the patient?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 25 April 2018
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What is negligent nondisclosure?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 24 April 2018
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What is Bolams test?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 23 April 2018
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 Laugh a little

A traffic slogan

eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
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Vote for the Devil

eMediNexus, 25 April 2018
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My Grades

eMediNexus, 24 April 2018
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Masterpiece

eMediNexus, 23 April 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: How to keep your memory sharp?

Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 April 2018
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eSpiritual: Spiritual prescriptions learnt from patients

Dr KK Aggarwal, 26 April 2018
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Inspirational: Sometimes ignorance is bliss

eMediNexus, 26 April 2018
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eWellness: Some tips to reduce noise pollution from HCFI.

Dr KK Aggarwal, 25 April 2018
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