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MRI evidence of brain injury due to repeated head trauma
Prof. V Nagarajan, Chairman & Head Neurosciences Research & Translational Task Force, ICMR, New Delhi; Chairman, IEC, Govt. Madurai Medical College; Director, VN Neuro Care Centre, Madurai, 01 December 2021
#Multispeciality

White matter hyperintensities are associated with neuropathological changes, according to a new study which compared antemortem brain MRI scans of deceased athletes with postmortem changes in their brains. These athletes had played contact sports and had been exposed to repetitive head impacts.The study group involved 67 football players (professional / semi professional) and 8 non-football athlet ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
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Lockdowns, Cleaner Air Linked to Reduced MIs
eMediNexus, 30 November 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Cardiology #Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine

When air pollution had decreased during lockdowns in the United States at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were fewer ST-elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMI), revealed a new study presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2021 Scientific Sessions.Investigators assessed the link between air pollution and STEMI across 29 U.S. states between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020. Th ...more

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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Liver Update: Non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases and Obesity
Liver Update: Non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases and Obesity
eMediNexus, 01 December 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
The wide-ranging obesity has hurled nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) into a noteworthy public health problem in India as in other parts of the world.The ...more
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Today is World AIDS Day
Today is World AIDS Day
eMediNexus, 30 November 2021
#Public Health #Business And Medicine #HIV AIDS
HIV continues to be a leading public health problem globally, affecting millions of people. Despite the progress made in recent years in tackling this global he ...more
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Liver Update: Dietary consumption of sweet snacks positively associated with HTGC
Liver Update: Dietary consumption of sweet snacks positively associated with HTGC
eMediNexus, 30 November 2021
#Gastroenterology #Multispeciality #Hepatology
Hepatic triglyceride content (HTGC) and Visceral adipose tissue (VAT) are decisive risk factors for cardiometabolic diseases.A study was conducted between middl ...more
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WHO warns Covid-19 variant Omicron risk 'very high'
WHO warns Covid-19 variant Omicron risk 'very high'
AFP, 30 November 2021
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The World Health Organization said that the new Covid-19 Omicron variant may pose a very high risk globally and spread much faster, despite the uncertainties ab ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
HT Update: Management of Hypertension Using Combination Therapy
HT Update: Management of Hypertension Using Combination Therapy
eMediNexus, 29 November 2021
#Cardiology
The clinical data have shown that over 70% of adults with primary hypertension require a minimum of two antihypertensive agents, either starting initially as co ...more
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Adding baricitinib to standard-of-care in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 tied to survival benefit
Adding baricitinib to standard-of-care in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 tied to survival benefit
eMediNexus, 29 November 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine
A real-life study suggests that the addition of baricitinib to standard-of-care (SOC) among hospitalized COVID-19 patients with severe disease was tied to decre ...more
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Nadolol Found to be Noninferior to Propranolol for Infantile Hemangioma
Nadolol Found to be Noninferior to Propranolol for Infantile Hemangioma
eMediNexus, 28 November 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics
A study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that nadolol can be considered as a noninferior and probably an even better alternative to the standard propranolo ...more
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Nailfold video capillaroscopy recognises microvascular pathologies in psoriasis vulgaris: A prospective controlled study
Nailfold video capillaroscopy recognises microvascular pathologies in psoriasis vulgaris: A prospective controlled study
eMediNexus, 27 November 2021
#Dermatology
Psoriasis remains an independent cardiovascular risk factor, leading to atherosclerosis but changes in the microvasculature of non-lesional skin in psoriasis pa ...more
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Effect of Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM-I 3799 and Bacillus subtilis CU-1 on Acute Watery Diarrhea: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study in Indian Children
Effect of Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM-I 3799 and Bacillus subtilis CU-1 on Acute Watery Diarrhea: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study in Indian Children
eMediNexus, 07 October 2021
#Pediatrics
A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study assessed the effect of combination probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM-I 3799 and Bacillus subtilis CU-1 i ...more
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Newborn bath
Newborn bath
eMediNexus, 23 September 2021
#Pediatrics
A new article discussed that orientation of the first bath must be rendered to patients, preferably in the prenatal period, in a step-by-step manner. This can h ...more
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 Efficacy and safety of ivy leaves dry extract in acute cough
Efficacy and safety of ivy leaves dry extract in acute cough
eMediNexus, 07 September 2021
#Pulmonary Medicine
Aim-A study assessed the efficacy and safety of ivy leaves’extract cough formulation in the treatmentMethod-This randomized, placebo-controlled, double-bl ...more
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Fluid Response Evaluation in Sepsis Hypotension and Shock
Fluid Response Evaluation in Sepsis Hypotension and Shock
eMediNexus, 02 September 2021
#Pediatrics #Internal Medicine #Hospital Medicine
A new study published in Chest evaluated the efficacy of dynamic measures – stroke volume change during passive leg-raise – to guide resuscitation a ...more
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 INTERESTING CASES
Juvenile Dermatomyositis with Calcinosis Cutis
Juvenile Dermatomyositis with Calcinosis Cutis
Sibabratta Patnaik, Manas Ranjan Behera, Nirmal Kumar Mahakud, Ashwini Kumar Mohanty, 27 November 2021
#Dermatology
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 ...more
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Erythroderma as an indicator of hypereosinophilic syndrome
Erythroderma as an indicator of hypereosinophilic syndrome
eMediNexus, 19 November 2021
#Dermatology
The commonest type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is Mycosis fungoides (MF).1,2 MF, an archetype of CTCLs, is a peripheral epidermotropic non-Hodgkin lymph ...more
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Management of Severe Recalcitrant Dermatophytosis, Resistant to Systemic Antifungal Agents, in an Infant
Management of Severe Recalcitrant Dermatophytosis, Resistant to Systemic Antifungal Agents, in an Infant
, 12 November 2021
#Dermatology
AbstractThis case study relates a six-month-old-infant with severe dermatophytosis of the back, buttocks, chest and groins. Mycological examination revealed a z ...more
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Sudden-Onset Blistering Rash
Sudden-Onset Blistering Rash
, 04 November 2021
#Dermatology
A 42-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a worsening rash. She had a medical history of type II diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and clas ...more
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 26 November 2021
#Dermatology
Vitamin D analogue calcitriol is useful in the treatment of: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 18 November 2021
#Dermatology
A 25-year old presents with recurrent episodes of flexural eczema, contact urticaria, recurrent skin infections and severe abdominal cramps and diarrhea upon taking sea foods. He is suffering from: ...MORE
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eMediNexus, 11 November 2021
#Dermatology
Which of the following statements are false? ...MORE
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eMediNexus, 03 November 2021
#Dermatology
Photochemotherapy is used in: ...MORE
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Jealousy
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eMediNexus, 13 June 2021
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eMediNexus, 12 June 2021
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                Inspirational: Hitting Unseen Target
Inspirational: Hitting Unseen Target
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