Clinical News

Clinical News

Europe observes a 400% increase in measles cases in 2017 com
eMediNexus, 20 February 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pediatrics #Public Health

Measles has rebounded in the WHO European Region. The disease affected 21 315 people and caused 35 deaths in 2017, following a record low of 5273 cases in 2016. The WHO Regional Office for Europe has released new data ...MORE

FSSAI color codes school food
eMediNexus, 19 February 2018
#Pediatrics #Public Health

The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Indias food-safety regulator has proposed color-coded rules to discourage certain "red" food, including samosas, French fries, ready-to-eat noodles and burgers, fr ...MORE

WHO recommendations to establish global care standards for h
eMediNexus, 17 February 2018
#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics

WHO has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women throughout labour and immediately after childbirth aimed at reducing the use of needless and potentially harmful routine ...MORE

First human case of H7N4 bird flu reported in China
eMediNexus, 16 February 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health

China has reported the first human case of the H7N4 strain of bird flu in a woman in an eastern coastal province, though she has since recovered. The winter is traditionally the high seas ...MORE

Health Ministry approves MCI proposal to amend the Screening
eMediNexus, 15 February 2018

A common National Entrance Exam viz. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test has been made mandatory for admission to all medical courses in the country. Indian students can also pursue medical education abroad and hav ...MORE

WMA appeals for immediate release of jailed physician
eMediNexus, 14 February 2018
#Public Health

The World Medical Association has again appealed to the Iranian authorities to release immediately and unconditionally an Iranian-born Swedish resident specialist in emergency medicine, D ...MORE