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Editorial
Think of innovative conference gifts
Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 April 2018
#Multispeciality

Flowers, shawls, mementos are generally presented to distinguished faculty and eminent speakers during conferences or other meetings. I personally have a collection of more than 800 of such gifts, which I have kept in my office. However, most people dispose of the gifts after a period of time. Flowers, anyways, last only for few days, depending on the season.When I was National President Indian Me ...more

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Clinical News
Union Health Minister chairs high level review meeting on Leprosy and TB
eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
#Business And Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri JP Nadda has directed for a comprehensive strategy for addressing incidence, prevalence and surveillance aspects to eliminate leprosy at the district level. Chairing a high level review meeting on Leprosy and TB, the Health Minister also asked the officials to take up new interventions in areas where the prevalence is high and mount aggressive IEC ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES

News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal
Dr k k Aggarwal, 19 April 2018
#Multispeciality
Sedentary behavior is  predictor of medial temporal lobe thinningMorning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 20th April Using MRI, doctors have found sedentary be ...more
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News and Updates
ICMR surveillance data from January 2017 to December 2017
eMediNexus, 18 April 2018
#Multispeciality
ICMR surveillance data from January 2017 to December 2017: Among the diarrheal pathogens, Aeromonas spp is one of the most isolated species among diarrheal path ...more
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News and Updates
Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal
Dr K K Aggarwal, 18 April 2018
#Multispeciality
Red line should remind one of antibiotics resistanceICMR surveillance data from January 2017 to December 2017 has shown that among the diarrheal pathogens, Aero ...more
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News and Updates
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Notification dated 16.04.2018
eMediNexus, 17 April 2018
#Multispeciality
S.O. 1522(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to sub-section (1) of Section 112 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988) and in su ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES

Journal Updates
Screen all patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis for uveitis
eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
#Business And Medicine #Ophthalmology #Orthopedics #Pediatrics #Rheumatology
All patients diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) should be screened for uveitis with a current audited protocol, according to consensus-based rec ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Patients with HIV infection at risk of PAD
eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
#Cardiology #HIV AIDS #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Patients with HIV infection have a 19% increased risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD). These results from the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) published Ma ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Study suggests tumor mutational burden as a new biomarker for lung cancer
eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
#Hematology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Pulmonary Medicine
The results of a trial published online April 16, 2018 in the New England Journal of Medicine show that in patients with advanced non– small-cell lung can ...MORE
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Journal Updates
New ASCO guidelines for metastatic prostate cancer
eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
#Business And Medicine #Hematology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Radiology
According to new clinical practice guideline from American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) administered along with docet ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Evening people at greater risk of all-cause mortality
eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Gastroenterology #Neurology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Psychiatry
All-cause mortality is 10% higher in people who prefer evenings over mornings ‘evening chronotypes’, says a study published online April 11, 2018 in ...MORE
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Journal Updates
Treatment of Functional Abdominal Pain with Antidepressants.
eMediNexus, 18 April 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
The objective of a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition was to investigate treatment efficacy, correlation of response to ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES

Molecule Updates
Efficacy of polyethylene glycol 3350 plus electrolytes for treating functional constipation in children.
eMediNexus, 18 April 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pediatrics
A study published in the Anales de Pediatria aimed to evaluate the safety – renal, malabsorption or excessive production of gas, and efficacy of PEG+E tre ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Pruritic skin conditions during pregnancy
eMediNexus, 13 April 2018
#Dermatology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common skin conditions during pregnancy can be classified into: hormone-related, preexisting, and pregnancy-specific. Hormonal changes during pregnancy may caus ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Massage therapy during and after pregnancy
eMediNexus, 13 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prenatal massage therapy could play a major role in women’s prenatal care. Massage therapy has been shown to be effective during pregnancy.1 Massage thera ...MORE
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Molecule Updates
Intimate care during pregnancy and post-childbirth
eMediNexus, 13 April 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics
The vaginal pH is ≤4.5 during the reproductive years.1 Several factors have been found to be associated with elevated vaginal pH during pregnancy. These may ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES

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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Interesting Cases
Congenital Facial Palsy with Bilateral Anotia
Dr Geeta Gathwala, Dr. Jagjit Singh, Dr Poonam Dalal, Dr B.D. Sharma, 10 April 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Congenital facial palsy is generally considered developmental or acquired. Most of the cases are related to birth trauma. Herein we report a case of c ...MORE
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Interesting Cases
Carmi Syndrome with a favourable outcome: A Case Report
Dr Sindhu Desabandhu, Dr Aditya Kumar Bubna, Dr MahalakshmiVeeraraghavan, Dr SudhaRangarajan, 04 April 2018
#Pediatrics
Abstract: Carmi syndrome is a rare but serious condition that comprises the association of junctional epidermolysis bullosa with pyloric atresia. Early detecti ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
#Pharmacist
Hurler syndrome is also known as: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 April 2018
#Dermatology
The exaggerated lepromin test seen in cases of Lucios phenomenon is called as: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 17 April 2018
#Dermatology
Acantholysis is characteristic of: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 16 April 2018
#Pharmacist
Which among the following is not used in Quadruple test? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner

Is there a need to take consent for doing echo on a female patient?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 19 April 2018
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How is consent documented?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 18 April 2018
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Can the consent be taken a few days before the procedure?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 17 April 2018
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Is extended consent not implied?

Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta, 16 April 2018
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 Laugh a little

Cheer nuts

eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
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A man was just waking

eMediNexus, 18 April 2018
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2 naughty boys

eMediNexus, 17 April 2018
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Dont look down

eMediNexus, 16 April 2018
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Follow a healthy diet for a healthy heart

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 April 2018
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eSpiritual: Music as a Drug

Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 April 2018
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Inspirational: Two Traveling Angels

eMediNexus, 19 April 2018
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eWellness: Tips for getting vitamin D from food

Dr KK Aggarwal, 18 April 2018
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