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Wear N95 mask to beat Meeruts severe air pollution, say doctors
MEERUT: As Air Quality Index in Meerut registered ‘severe’ on Thursday, health authorities at Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial (LLRM) Medical College started gearing up to receive patients with breathing issues and eye allergies. Doctors have been advised to maintain social distancing and wear N95 masks. Dr Dheeraj Baliyan, superintendent-in-chief, LLRM Medical College, said, “While a few patients with complaints of breathing problem and allergy in eyes have started coming in, the number will u increase in the coming days. As Diwali approaches and people burst crackers, air pollution will further increase, pushing up breathing issues and irritation in the eyes.” ....read more
All About The Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Join us today at 7:00 PM on Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal for an informative discussion on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.Just click on www.facebook.com/drkkaggarwal or https://perfecthealthmela.com/vevent2/hall1a.php
Reopening of Restaurants and Luxury Retail
Restaurants are opening around the world amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us today at 7 PM on MEDtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal as he discusses with his guests the reopening of restaurants and luxury retail in India.Just click on www.facebook.com/drkkaggarwal or https://perfecthealthmela.com/vevent2/hall1a.php
CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: Fertility and COVID-19
With input from Dr Monica Vasudev 1131: IMA-CMAAO Webinar on “Fertility and ART Practice during COVID-19”31st October, 2020, 4-5pm ,Participants: Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, Dr RV Asokan, Hony Secretary General IMA, Dr Jayakrishnan Alapet, Dr S Sharma ,Faculty: Dr Hrishikesh Pai, Director Bloom IVF Key points from the discussion:There is no evidence of viremia or presence of the virus in ovary, uterus, testes or semen. The COVID-19 virus is not present in follicular fluid or seminal plasma. It is also not associated with gametes or embryo. ....read more
World COVID Meter 5th November: Acute manageable immunogenic thrombogenic inflammatory viral disease pandemic
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7, 8M June 15, 9M June 22, 10M June 29th, 11M July 4, 12M July 8, 13M July 13, 14M July 17, 15M July 23, 16M July 25, 17M July 29, 18M August 1, 19M August 6, 20M August 10, 21M August 16, 22M August 19, 23M August 21, 24M August 27, 25M August 30, 26M September 3, 27M September 7, 28M September 10, 29M September 14, 30M September 18, 31M September 21, 32M September 23, 33M September 28, 34M October 1, 35M October 4, 36M October 8, 37M October 11, 38M October 14, 39M October 17, 40M October 19, 41M October 22, 42M October 24, 43M October 26, 44M October 28, 45M October 30, 46M November 2, 47M November 4 Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity After months of testing some repurposed drugs, researchers in the largest scientific study for potential COVID-19 treatments have noted that many of the drugs were ineffective against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The WHO’s Solidarity trial is the world’s largest ongoing randomized control trial of potential COVID-19 therapeutics. WHO recently released an interim report of patients responses to repurposed drugs, including remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir and interferon, for COVID-19 treatment. [FIRST POST] ....read more
The Allopathic Ramayana
Navratras to Diwali is the season of revisiting the messages from Ramayana, the largest epic of our country which was once classified as one of the Puranas. One can understand the story of Ramayana as the story of mind, body and soul and the story of causation and prevention of a disease, where the soul is represented as Rama and the physical body as Sita. Body is made up of five elements with earth being the predominant. Sita was the daughter of earth (prithvi). Soul and body can only unite in presence of a determined mind holding them together. Determination means “aim” and in Hindi it is called “lakshya”. The mind with a defined aim, therefore, represents “Lakshmana”. ....read more
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Have you ever thought how will travel look like in a post-Covid world? The lockdown and Covid-related restrictions might have put a ban on travelling across India, but couldnt curb peoples desire to explore new places. While we thought that travellers will be more conscious when it comes to planning a trip post coronavirus, a recent survey conducted by FICCI and Thrillophilia across the country, revealed that over 50% plan to travel in the next 2 months alone, 33% are making plans to travel twice of what they did in 2019 as the next year rolls in.
BEIJING: Brucellosis, a bacterial disease with flu-like symptoms, has infected more than 6,000 people in a single outbreak in northwestern China. Usually caused by contact with animals, the outbreak in Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu province, was due to a leak at a vaccine plant, according to Lanzhous health commission. People are still being treated at hospitals even though the outbreak happened a year ago.
While the lockdown put a ban on travelling across India, it could not however curb people’s desire to explore new places. A recent survey conducted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry( FICCI) and Thrillophilia across India, revealed that while more than 50 per cent plan on travelling in the next 2 months alone, 33 per cent are making plans to travel twice of what they did in 2019 as the next year rolls in. Conducted in October 2020 with most respondents belonging to major metropolitan cities in India, this survey was aimed towards understanding the post-Covid preferences of Indian travellers and covered aspects like safety measures, accommodations, modes of transport, etc. “It is interesting to know that 65 per cent of respondents said they are comfortable travelling outside their states in flights or personal vehicles, and around 90 per cent comfortable in exploring offbeat places in the mountains, beaches, smaller villages or towns, and alike. This can help the stakeholders of the travel industry to redesign their services in line with inclinations of the travellers, thus opening up opportunities for both new and old business avenues,” Abhishek Daga, the co-founder of Thrillophilia quoted.
Scientists have shown that there are seven "forms of disease" in mild Covid-19, and that the novel coronavirus infection leaves behind significant changes in the immune system even after 10 weeks, findings which may aid in the treatment of patients, and in the development of a potent vaccine. The study, published in the journal Allergy, involving 109 recovered Covid-19 patients and 98 healthy individuals in the control group, showed that various symptoms related to Covid-19 occur in groups. In the research, scientists, including those from the Medical University of Vienna in Austria, identified seven groups of symptoms including "flu-like symptoms" with fever, chills, fatigue and cough, "common cold-like symptoms" with rhinitis, sneezing, dry throat and nasal congestion, and "joint and muscle pain".