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Decriminalization of section 377: Much more needs to be done
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 September 2018
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In a historic and unanimous judgment delivered this month on 7th Sept the Supreme Court of India decriminalized section 377 of the Indian Penal Code IPC as per which homosexuality is ...MORE
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Thanking IMA
Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 September 2018
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Dear Friends A new team of CMAAO leaders took office at the 33rd Assembly of CMAAO held in Penang Malaysia from 12th-14th September Dr Ravindran Naidu President Malaysia Medical Association was elected ...MORE
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FDCs in type 2 diabetes can still be used
Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 September 2018
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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India has recently prohibited the manufacture for sale sale or distribution for human use of 328 fixed dose combinations FDCs with immediate effect includin ...MORE
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Identify and correct medication nonadherence before labeling
Dr KK Aggarwal, 17 September 2018
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The American Heart Association AHA has published a new updated scientific statement on the detection evaluation and management of resistant hypertension HT in its journal Hypertension online Sept 13 2018 Here ...MORE
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Think before you prescribe - Add another anti-HT drug, ins
Dr KK Aggarwal, 16 September 2018
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Most patients with hypertension require combination antihypertensive therapy to control their BP Monotherapy has been the usual practice followed by step wise titration of the dose of the first drug prescribed to its ...MORE
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Think before you prescribe - Knowledge of drug interactions
Dr KK Aggarwal, 15 September 2018
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Drug interactions occur when two drugs are taken at the same time and one drug affects the activity of the other drug resulting in an undesired clinical outcome in the form of either adverse effects or treatment failu ...MORE
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