Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
7th November 2019

Two gynecologists in Germany on trial for manslaughter

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

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You need to be not only scientifically correct in your clinical practice, but also legally, ethically and morally correct. Being scientifically correct alone may not be enough to save a doctor from an action. Always seek legal counsel from the hospital lawyer/s, when in doubt.

In an identical twin birth in Berlin, which happened in July 2010 to a 27-year-old female, two gynecologists are said to have killed the second child suffering from severe brain damage with potassium chloride, after delivery of the healthy child...read more

Make your own air purifier at home

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The air quality in Delhi continues to be “very unhealthy” with Shahdra (Jhilmil Industrial area) recording AQI of 287 at 1pm yesterday and Anand Vihar 299. And, in neighboring Ghaziabad and Noida, the air quality was hazardous with AQI crossing 350 (https://aqicn.org/city/delhi).

Under these situations, it is best to stay avoid going outdoors as much as possible. Use anti-pollution mask, if you need to venture out...read more

Practice Updates

Increase in child and adolescent mental disorders spurs new push for action by UNICEF, WHO

In a joint push to put child and adolescent mental disorders higher up on the global health agenda, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday addressed the alarming high rates of self-harm, suicide and anxiety among the world’s youth... read more

FDA authorizes marketing of first next-generation sequencing test for detecting HIV-1 drug resistance mutations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of a test to detect human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Type-1 drug resistance mutations using next generation sequencing (NGS) technology... read more

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to improve health

A first-ever CDC analysis provides comprehensive estimates of the potential to improve Americans’ health by preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). At least five of the top 10 leading causes of death are associated with ACEs. Preventing ACEs could potentially reduce chronic diseases,... read more

Long-term Safety of Artificial Sweeteners in Kids Unclear, Says AAP

A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says there is insufficient evidence about the long-term safety of artificial sweeteners in children and adolescents and calls on food manufacturers to be more transparent about the presence of these substances on food labels... read more

Proton Beam RT Doubled OS in Unresectable Liver Cancer

Ablative radiotherapy using proton beam technology more than doubled overall survival (OS) in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) compared with standard photon beam radiotherapy in a small group of patients treated at a single institution, revealed a retrospective study... read more

Medical Voice

A new open access journal on integrated care from BMJ

Leading healthcare knowledge provider BMJ has added a new title to its expanding portfolio of more than 70 specialist journals, with the launch of the Integrated Healthcare Journal. Integrated Healthcare Journalis a new online only Open Access journal co-owned by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and edited by Dr Paresh Dawda,...read more

IDEJ Update

Indian Diabetes Educator Journal (IDEJ), 1st of its kind in India aims to keep the members of diabetes care team abreast with concepts of DSME (Diabetes self-management education) and DSMS (Diabetes self-management support). IDEJ has set a new benchmark in educating the diabetes educators about evolving the concept of DSME- reaching to more than 25000 through Digital and Print Medium..... read more

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