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 EDITORIAL
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Obese is also a risk factor for long Covid
Dr Sanjay Kalra, DM, Bharti Hospital, Karnal Immediate Past President, Endocrine Society of India, 13 June 2021
#Multispeciality

Obesity is an established risk factor for severity of Covid-19 infection as well as mortality. Now, a new Cleveland Clinic study has suggested that patients with obesity are also at greater risk for post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC), commonly referred to as “long COVID-19”.The study published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism involved 2839 Covid-19 p ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Clinical News
High Seroconversion Rates after COVID Vaccination in Cancer Patients
eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine #Emergency Medicine #Hospital Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Business And Medicine #Pharmacist #Hematology

A study published in Cancer Cell suggests that cancer patients who were vaccinated against COVID-19 attained high seroconversion rates.The rate of seroconversion was found to be particularly high among patients who had solid tumors (98%). Patients with hematological malignancies had lower rates of seroconversion (85%), especially those who had undergone highly immunosuppressive therapies. Patients ...more

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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Hypertension Update: Amlodipine and Atenolol: Combination Therapy Versus Monotherapy for blood pressure Management
Hypertension Update: Amlodipine and Atenolol: Combination Therapy Versus Monotherapy for blood pressure Management
eMediNexus, 14 June 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
Cardiovascular diseases remain a serious public health challenge that affects an unlimited majority of the population across the world. Among the numerous risk ...more
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Liver Update: Recommendations by WGO for patients with COVID-19 and liver disease
Liver Update: Recommendations by WGO for patients with COVID-19 and liver disease
eMediNexus, 14 June 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global pandemic of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) on March 11, 2020. Due to rap ...more
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Daughter accuses hospital doctors and staff in Lucknow for raping her mother
Daughter accuses hospital doctors and staff in Lucknow for raping her mother
PTI, 14 June 2021
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Adaughter has alleged that her 40-year-old mother was beaten up by doctors and medical staff and they also raped her at a Lucknow hospital. She was discharged f ...more
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Liver Update: Assessing the association of COVID-19 and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Liver Update: Assessing the association of COVID-19 and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
Mounting evidences suggest that maximum susceptibility to get infected with COVID-19 is seen in individuals with pre-existing illness, including metabolic abnor ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Cough Update: Physiology of cough in elderly women with non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung infections
Cough Update: Physiology of cough in elderly women with non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung infections
eMediNexus, 14 June 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
Women who are elderly white, thin and non-smoking seem to be more vulnerable to lung infections with Mycobacterium avium complex and few other non-tuberculous m ...more
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Cough Update: A population-based study for assessing the incidence of cough throughout childhood
Cough Update: A population-based study for assessing the incidence of cough throughout childhood
eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
A common reason for medical consultations for children is cough and it also affects quality of life. There are a few population-based evidence on the epidemiolo ...more
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Two doses of COVID vaccine offer 77% protection against hospitalization: CMC Vellore study
Two doses of COVID vaccine offer 77% protection against hospitalization: CMC Vellore study
eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Public Health #Infectious Diseases #Pharmacist
Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine are highly protective against infection and hospitalization even among healthcare workers who have a high risk of infection, sugge ...more
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Cough Update: Evaluation of chronic cough in childhood is necessary
Cough Update: Evaluation of chronic cough in childhood is necessary
eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
Many times, chronic cough is difficult to resolve with any diagnostic tool, though less frequent than the viral induced recurrent cough.Many authors have estima ...more
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Using Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) in the Community
Using Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) in the Community
eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
#Pediatrics
A new article published in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease stated that for ORT to have a maximum impact on public health it should be used in the commu ...more
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Periorbital Hyperpigmentation
Periorbital Hyperpigmentation
eMediNexus, 11 June 2021
#Dermatology
A recent article published in Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology reported that periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH) is a commonly encountered condition. However, ...more
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Issues and Controversies in the Evolution of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT)
Issues and Controversies in the Evolution of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT)
eMediNexus, 05 June 2021
#Pediatrics #Internal Medicine #Hospital Medicine
A new article published in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease reported that the initial studies demonstrating the efficacy of oral glucose-electrolytes so ...more
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Polyherbal combination for wound healing
Polyherbal combination for wound healing
eMediNexus, 03 June 2021
#Dermatology
Punicagranatum L. (pomegranate) and Matricariachamomilla L. (chamomile) are used as natural remedies for various skin disorders, including wound healing.A new s ...more
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 INTERESTING CASES
A case of juvenile dermatomyositis
A case of juvenile dermatomyositis
Dr Sibabratta Patnaik, 12 June 2021
#Pediatrics
AbstractA case of juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) with calcinosis cutis in a 6-year-old girl. She presented with irregular fever for last two months and difficul ...more
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A Rare case of Dermatitis artefacta
A Rare case of Dermatitis artefacta
, 11 June 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractDermatitis artefacta (DA) is a psychocutaneous condition where the skin lesions are self-induced to gratify an unconscious psychological or emotional ne ...more
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Acute Encephalitis Syndrome: A Rare Presentation of Scrub Typhus in Adults
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome: A Rare Presentation of Scrub Typhus in Adults
Virendra Kr Goyal, Jitesh Aggarwal, Manan Dave, Rootik Patel, 05 June 2021
#Pediatrics #Internal Medicine #Hospital Medicine
ABSTRACTScrub typhus or bush typhus or tsutsugamushi disease is a mite-borne acute febrile illness caused by Gram-negative intracellular organism Orientiatsutsu ...more
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A case report on adult onset acne
A case report on adult onset acne
, 03 June 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractAdult onset acne (AOA) is known as the, “a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous units, occurring at the age over 25 years.” &nb ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 14 June 2021
#Infectious Diseases
From where corona virus got its name? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
#Infectious Diseases
The estimated median incubation period for H1N1 flu is: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
#Nephrology
A female patient is admitted for treatment of chronic renal failure (CRF). The nurse knows that this disorder increases the risk of: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 11 June 2021
#Gastroenterology
Which of the following is true about ulcerative colitis with malignancy? ...MORE
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 LAUGH A LITTLE

                Seen on a famous beauty parlor in Bombay
Seen on a famous beauty parlor in Bombay
eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
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                Funny definitions
Funny definitions
eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
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                Smelling and Hearing
Smelling and Hearing
eMediNexus, 11 June 2021
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                Jealousy
Jealousy
eMediNexus, 10 June 2021
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                Inspirational Story: Emotional management
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