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USA, Japan and India to evacuate their citizens from virus-affected areas in China, Air India jet on standby
Dr KK Aggarwal, 30 January 2020
#Multispeciality

 As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, Air India awaits a government decision on whether to move the jet to evacuate Indians in China An Air India Boeing 747 jet, 423 seater, double decker jumbo aircraft with 12 crew members, has been put on standby for the evacuation of Indians (including medical students) from Chinas Wuhan city where the coronavirus outbreak has already clai ...more

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 CLINICAL NEWS
Clinical News
Clinical News
FDA approves first targeted therapy to treat a rare mutation in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors
eMediNexus, 12 January 2020
#Gastroenterology #Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Ayvakit (avapritinib) for the treatment of adults with unresectable or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) – a type of tumor that occurs in the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly in the stomach or small intestine – harboring a platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRA) exon 18 mutation. This approval include ...more
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 NEWS AND UPDATES
Bengaluru doctors get ready to tackle coronavirus
Bengaluru doctors get ready to tackle coronavirus
Express News Service, 29 January 2020
#Multispeciality
The coronavirus has created a state of panic and confusion in private hospitals in Bengaluru. Considering the situation, the State Health and Family Welfare Dep ...more
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First Indian coronavirus patient in China on the road to recovery
First Indian coronavirus patient in China on the road to recovery
IANS, 29 January 2020
#Multispeciality
41 year-old Preeti Maheshwari shifted to China in 2017 for better career opportunity. She is the first Indian to have diagnosed with novel coronavirus by a hosp ...more
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WHO, China discuss next steps to fight coronavirus outbreak
WHO, China discuss next steps to fight coronavirus outbreak
eMediNexus, 29 January 2020
#Business And Medicine #Emergency Medicine #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pulmonary Medicine
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, met President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China in ...more
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Medical Voice 29th January 2020
Medical Voice 29th January 2020
Dr KK Aggarwal, 29 January 2020
#Multispeciality
WHO corrects China virus global risk level to highGeneva, Jan 27 (AFP) The World Health Organisation on Monday admitted an error in its assessment of the global ...more
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 JOURNAL UPDATES
Respiratory Changes after Weight Loss Surgery: Study
Respiratory Changes after Weight Loss Surgery: Study
eMediNexus, 29 January 2020
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine
Within six months of undergoing weight loss surgery, obese patients exhibited structural changes on airway imaging that correlated ...MORE
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'Micro-Strategies' May Help Maintain Weight Loss Long-Term
'Micro-Strategies' May Help Maintain Weight Loss Long-Term
eMediNexus, 28 January 2020
#Pharmacist #Psychiatry #Public Health
Behavioral and psychological strategies such as setting daily goals, maintaining a positive mindset, and thinking about past succe ...MORE
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Anterior subcutaneous internal fixation combined with posterior percutaneous iliosacral screw for unstable pelvic fractures.
Anterior subcutaneous internal fixation combined with posterior percut
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
A new study published in the Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery assessed the effectiveness of anterior subcu ...MORE
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Emerging role of GIP and related gut hormones in fertility and PCOS.
Emerging role of GIP and related gut hormones in fertility and PCOS.
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
A new article published in Peptides discussed that gastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP) – an incretin hormone released by en ...MORE
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Fragility fractures and bone mineral density in males affected by type 1 and type 2 myotonic dystrophy.
Fragility fractures and bone mineral density in males affected by type
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Myotonic dystrophy is a multisystemic disorder affecting the skeletal muscle. Male patients have an increased risk of fractures an ...MORE
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Sarcopenia Is a Risk Factor for Infection After Abdominoperineal Resection and Flap-based Reconstruction.
Sarcopenia Is a Risk Factor for Infection After Abdominoperineal Resec
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
The purpose of a new study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was to examine the impact of sarcopenia (low lean muscl ...MORE
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 MOLECULE UPDATES
Antiosteoporotic activity of petroleum-ether extract of Cissus quadrangularis
Antiosteoporotic activity of petroleum-ether extract of Cissus quadrangularis
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Postmenopausal osteoporosis is marked by a rapid loss of mineralized bone tissue. Although hormone replacement ...MORE
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Cissus quadrangularis Enhances Osteoblast Differentiation and Mineralization
Cissus quadrangularis Enhances Osteoblast Differentiation and Mineralization
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Cissus quadrangularis (CQ) is a known anti-osteoporotic agent and is used for the treatment of fractures. This ...MORE
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Minocycline-Containing Bismuth Quadruple Therapies in First-Line for Treating Helicobacter pylori.
Minocycline-Containing Bismuth Quadruple Therapies in First-Line for Treating Helicobacter pylori.
eMediNexus, 23 January 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Infectious Diseases #Internal Medicine
A new study published in the Gastroenterology Research and Practice evaluated the eradication rate, safety and ...MORE
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Whey Protein Supplementation Pre- or Post-Resistance Training - Impact on Muscle Mass, Muscular Strength, and Functional Capacity in Pre-Conditioned Older Women
Whey Protein Supplementation Pre- or Post-Resistance Training - Impact on Muscle Mass, Muscular Strength, and Functional Capacity in Pre-Conditioned Older Women
eMediNexus, 16 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Resistance training (RT) and increased protein intake can potentially improve health in older adults. Nabuco e ...MORE
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 INTERESTING CASES
Pseudoaneurysm of the Profunda Femoris Artery Following Internal Fixation of an Intertrochanteric Fracture
Pseudoaneurysm of the Profunda Femoris Artery Following Internal Fixation of an Intertrochanteric Fracture
Neilesh C Talwalkar, Sumedh C Talwalkar, CA Talwalkar, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
AbstractBackground: Arterial injury caused by hip fracture is not commonly encountered. We report acase of pseudoaneurysm of the profundafemor is artery that pr ...MORE
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An Interesting Case of Psoriasiform Dermatosis
An Interesting Case of Psoriasiform Dermatosis
Dr Nandakishore B, Dr Samatha M Swamy, 23 January 2020
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology
Dermatophytic infections are common in adults. Tinea incognito is one such infection which has lost its characteristic features due to the use of topical and sy ...MORE
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Tumoral Calcinosis of Hand: A Rare Location with Unusual Presentation
Tumoral Calcinosis of Hand: A Rare Location with Unusual Presentation
B Jagannath Kamath, Deepak Pinto, Chetna Sharma Praveen Bhardwaj, Venkatdass, 16 January 2020
#Orthopedics
AbstractSurgical excision is the mainstay of treatment. It should be undertaken early as it is difficult to remove a larger lesion and will necessitate more ext ...MORE
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Arthrodesis for Osteoarthritis of the Manubriosternal Joint
Arthrodesis for Osteoarthritis of the Manubriosternal Joint
Prashant Patare, Bibek K Rai, Arun K Gupta , 11 January 2020
#Orthopedics
AbstractOsteoarthritis of the manubriosternal joint is a rare cause of chest pain. The diagnosis is difficult, and other serious causes of chest pain have to be ...MORE
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 QUIZZES

Quizzes
eMediNexus, 29 January 2020
#Infectious Diseases
Which of the following has been associated with Zika virus infection? ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 28 January 2020
#Cardiology
Artery of epistaxis is the name given to: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Cardiology
A 48-year-old woman presents with shortness of breath and a non-productive cough which has been worsening over the last 6 months. The most likely cause of her chest x-ray would be: ...MORE
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Quizzes
eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
#Orthopedics
Which of the following statements are True about Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD)? ...MORE
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 Medico Legal Corner
Are doctors supposed to administer medicine as per the instructions on

Are doctors supposed to administer medicine as per the instructions on

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 29 January 2020
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Is the consent given for a diagnostic procedure also valid as consent

Is the consent given for a diagnostic procedure also valid as consent

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 28 January 2020
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Does contributing articles to the press amount to advertising?

Does contributing articles to the press amount to advertising?

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 27 January 2020
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Is there any restriction on the use of loud speakers or public address

Is there any restriction on the use of loud speakers or public address

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 26 January 2020
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 Laugh a little
HUMOR - Burglary

HUMOR - Burglary

eMediNexus, 29 January 2020
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Latest growth and development milestones

Latest growth and development milestones

eMediNexus, 28 January 2020
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Spring Fever

Spring Fever

eMediNexus, 27 January 2020
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A Large family

A Large family

eMediNexus, 26 January 2020
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 Lighter Reads

eWellness: Use painkillers with caution in the elderly

Dr KK Aggarwal, 29 January 2020
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eSpiritual: Who am I? Know Your Soul Profile

Dr KK Aggarwal, 29 January 2020
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Inspirational: Creative food art portraits

eMediNexus, 29 January 2020
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eWellness: Pain management

Dr KK Aggarwal, 28 January 2020
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