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10th November 2016
A new risk assessment tool for heart disease​
 
A special report from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) published November 4, 2016 in the journal Circulation and in the November 2016 issue of the Journal of American College of Cardiology describes a new risk assessment tool for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) - The Million Hearts Longitudinal ASCVD Risk Assessment Tool.
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500/1000 Note Ban Impact on Doctors and Healthcare
 
The Prime Minister has announced the banning of all notes with denominations of 500 & 1000 Rs effective Midnight. Here are some of the cases where it will affect doctors and healthcare
1) Medical Education Costs will come down due to the cash component involved in admissions
2) Cut practice will reduce between diagnostic centers, hospitals etc and doctors
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WHO new recommendations for antenatal care: increase the number of antenatal visits
 
WHO has issued a new series of 49 recommendations to improve the quality of antenatal care to reduce the risk of stillbirths and pregnancy complications and give women a positive pregnancy experience.
 
New Delhi, Nov 9, 2016: The new antenatal care model proposed by the WHO aims to increase the contacts between a pregnant mother and healthcare providers. This is especially important considering the global deficit of antenatal care, particularly in developing countries.
 
Last year 2.6 million stillbirths were recorded. It is estimated that 66% of stillbirths globally occur in 10 countries in which India occupies the top slot with 5,92,000 still births in 2015.
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