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Editorial
Straight from the Heart: GST Update
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 December 2017
#Multispeciality

Healthcare sector has been exempted from GST as the government has accorded healthcare the due importance and impetus that this sector needs to accelerate progress towards achieving the national goals in our endeavour towards achieving health for all as per the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to which India is committed. ...more

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Clinical News
Ten points every doctor should know about TB
Dr K K Aggarwal, 15 December 2017
#Multispeciality
1.†††††Resistant TB can be MDR TB (2% of new TB cases) or XDR TB (Resistance to 2 groups of drugs) 2.†††††GTN:†GeneXpert test for primary diagnosis of Rifampicin resistance,†notify†( suspect or confirmed, sputum positive or negative) all TB cases at Nikshay and†Trace ( near exposed ones) and†Treat ( daily regimen, 4 drugs 2 months and 3 drugs 4 months) all contacts. 3.†††††Donít ignore fever and ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Private hospitals working towards more transparency: Trehan
TOI, 15 December 2017
#Multispeciality
Private hospitals are working towards more transparency in terms of cost and procedures, some of the leading players said today. Their stand comes against the ...more
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News and Updates
Max case: probe reports sent to DMC
Bindu Shajan Perappadan, 15 December 2017
#Multispeciality
Delhi police, Max hospital submit investigation reports over alleged negligence The Delhi Police and Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, submitted to the Delhi Medical ...more
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News and Updates
Gurugram Fortis hospital stares at license cancellation
Ajay Kumar, 13 December 2017
#Multispeciality
Following the death of seven-year-old Adya Singh, Haryana government has recommended license cancellation for Fortis hospital in Gurugram. The Haryana governme ...more
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News and Updates
Maha doctors submit suggestions to state govt over cut practice bill
TOI, 13 December 2017
#Multispeciality
The Maharashtra doctors have submitted a list of 21 suggestions to the state government over cut practice bill. The bill is against the cut which doctors get as ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Children with both congestion and low cardiac output display the highest risk of mortality or clinical deterioration
eMediNexus, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology
A study that determined the link between hemodynamic profiles and symptoms, end-organ function and outcome in children listed for heart transplantation showed t ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Link between serum potassium levels and mortality among patients with chronic heart failure
eMediNexus, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology
According to a study published in the European Heart Journal that evaluated the link between different levels of serum potassium and mortality among patients wi ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Value of blood telomere length and vascular telomere length as biomarkers of systemic / vascular oxidative stress
eMediNexus, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology
The researchers performed a study published in the European Heart Journal with an aim of assessing the value of blood telomere length and vascular telomere leng ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Safety of mechanical chest compression devices in cardiac arrest: AutoPulse versus LUCAS
eMediNexus, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology
A randomized non-inferiority safety study evaluated the safety of mechanical chest compression (CC) and also determined possible excess damage compared with man ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Potential of cumulative ECG risk score in improving identification of individuals at high risk of sudden cardiac death
eMediNexus, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology
In a study printed in the European Heart Journal, the investigators assessed whether a cumulative electrocardiogram (ECG) risk score would improve identificatio ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Exposure to terror may increase risk of headaches including migraine
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Neurology
According to a study published online December 13, 2017 in the journal Neurology, people who survive a terror attack are at an increased risk of frequent migrai ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Rosuvastatin provides cardiovascular benefits in dyslipidemic patients with type 2 diabetes
eMediNexus, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A study published in the Circulation Journal analysed the effect of rosuvastatin on cholesterol efflux (CE) for high-density lipoprotein (HDL) functio ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Sex Differences and Role of Estradiol in Hypoglycemia-Associated Counter-Regulation.
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine #Obstetrics and Gynecology
A recent article published in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology stated that clinical hypoglycemia rarely occurs in nondiabetic individuals but is fr ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Implementation of the 2014 ESPGHAN/NASPGHAN Guideline for Childhood Functional Constipation.
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition assessed whether physicians approach children with functional constipat ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction with a Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor, Vildagliptin, in Type-2 Diabetes.
eMediNexus, 30 November 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
A new article published in Diabetes Therapy aimed to identify patient characteristics and on treatment effects that may have contributed to the different outcom ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

Interesting Cases
A Case of Cardiac Tamponade Due to Hypothyroidism
Dr MallikarJunreddy M, Dr Venugopal K, Dr Bharath Raj My, Dr Manjunath Ganiger, Dr Kadappa Jaligidad, Dr Mahesh Sreenivas Prasad, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology
ABSTRACT: Hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrine dysfunction encountered in clinical practice. It can be either primary or secondary, the latter be ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Primary Amenorrhea in a Young Female - Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome: A Rare Cause
Dr RAJESH RAJPUT, Dr DEEPAK JAIN, Dr LAXMINARAYAN YADAV, Dr TEKCHAND YADAV, 13 December 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
ABSTRACT: Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) is a rare X-linked recessive disorder that occurs in phenotypically normal woman with male karyotype (46,XY), w ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Small Round Cell Tumor of the Lung in Children
Dr Sameer Raniga, Dr Pranav Sharma, Dr Salil Sharma, Dr Chintan Shah, Dr Prakash A Vohra, Dr Vijay Vaidya, 12 December 2017
#Pediatrics
ABSTRACT: Large malignant thoracic tumors in children may arise from the chest wall, pleura, lung parenchyma or mediastinum. The majority of mediastinal and c ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Acute Kidney Injury- A Rarity in Methemoglobinemia
Dr Umarani.R , Dr Baburaj.K, Dr Jino Vincent, Dr Saravanan.M, 11 December 2017
#Nephrology
ABSTRACT: Methemoglobinemia can be due to some drugs, poisoning or congenital metabolic errors. Methylene blue is used as anti-dote for symptomatic methemoglob ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
Interactive session
eMediNexus, 15 December 2017
#Cardiology
In a 62-year-old female with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, echocardiography (transthoracic and transesophageal, using 2D and 3D techniques) reve ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
A 9-year old girl presented with new onset type-1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, cerebral edema, multifocal vasogenic brain lesions and lower limbs perip ...MORE
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Quizzes
EMediquiz
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#Ophthalmology
A 20-year-old man complains of difficulty in reading the newspaper with his right eye. Three weeks after sustaining a gunshot injury to his left eye. The most l ...MORE
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Quizzes
Interactive Session
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Pediatrics
A 2-year-old boy exhibited a distinct asymmetry of the right hemibody with respect to his left, after birth, which appeared to progressively increase with age. ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 14 December 2017
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 13 December 2017
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 12 December 2017
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Legal Quote

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ira Gupta, 11 December 2017
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 Laugh a little

Student who obtained 0% on an exam

eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
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High blood pressure

eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
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Overloaded

eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
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A civilized fight between husband & wife

eMediNexus, 11 December 2017
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Tips to prevent spreading of seasonal flu.

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 December 2017
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eSpiritual: Types of Memory

Dr KK Aggarwal, 14 December 2017
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Inspirational Story: Points on how to improve your life

eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
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eWellness: Sodium phosphate enemas in the elderly should be avoided

Dr KK Aggarwal, 13 December 2017
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