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Dr k k Aggarwal

#DelhiFireTragedy: Home Safety

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
10th December 2019
Multispeciality
1. Keep a working fire extinguisher in the home.
2. Install and maintain smoke alarms. Change batteries twice a year.
3. Install and maintain sprinkler systems.... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

Like Supreme Court we are the last answer in many patient situations

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
10th December 2019
Multispeciality
Once a Supreme Court judge has written a judgment, under article 141 of the constitution it becomes a binding. Most of us seeing a patient with terminal illness or a serious medical disorder are in a similar situation. Our medical or surgical interventions is the final word for the life of that patient at that moment.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

WHO Global Meeting to Accelerate Progress on SDG target 3.4 on NCDs and Mental Health

10th December 2019 Business and Medicine, Public Health
The World Health Organization (WHO) is organizing the Global Meeting to Accelerate Progress on SDG Target 3.4 on Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health. The Meeting is being hosted by the Government ... Read more »
Practice Updates

Malaysia reports first case of polio since 1992

10th December 2019 Pediatrics,Business and Medicine
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday. The baby boy from Tuaran in Malaysia’s Sabah state on Borneo... Read more »
Practice Updates

Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile

10th December 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
The vaccine alliance GAVI announced it would invest USD 178 million to create a global stockpile of about 500,000 Ebola vaccines, a move health officials say could help prevent future outbreaks from spiraling out of control.... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

Respiratory Health Improves Quickly With Better Air Quality

10th December 2019 Internal Medicine, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Improvements in environmental air quality result in quick and dramatic health benefits, according to a new literature review published December 6 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Researchers with the Forum...Read more »
 

Long-Duration Vancomycin Linked to Lower Rates of C. Diff Recurrence in IBD

10th December 2019 Pharmacists, Critical Care
In patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a long course of oral vancomycin is associated with lower odds of Clostridioides difficile infection recurrence than a short course, a retrospective chart review suggests.... Read more »
 

Medicolegal Corner

What action can be taken if patient threatens filing an FIR?

10th December 2019
Threatening any person i.e. criminal intimidation is a criminal offence under Section 503 of Indian Penal Code and the same is punishable under Section 506 of the Indian Penal Code. If any person threatens the doctor,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Activate your phone lines

10th December 2019
A young businessman had just started his own firm. He had just rented a beautiful office and had it furnished with antiques. He saw a man come into the outer office. Wishing to appear the hot shot, the businessman picked up the phone...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Which vitamin deficiency is most commonly seen in a pregnant mother who is on phenytoin therapy for epilepsy?

10th December 2019
A. Vitamin B6
B. Vitamin B12...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: How to keep your memory sharp?

10th December 2019
• Manage your stress, especially deadline pressure and petty arguments.
• The biggest stress is ongoing sense of extreme anxiety. The stress can be managed by deep breathing, meditation, yoga and by mindful approach to living.... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: Why do we place our hands over the flame?

10th December 2019
Flame is the “flame” of true knowledge. At the end of any aarti, we place our hands over the flame and then touch our eyes and the top of the head. It means “May the light that illuminated the Lord light up my vision;...Read more »

Inspirational: Addiction to Worry

10th December 2019
Carole started counseling with me because she was depressed. She had been ill with chronic fatigue syndrome for a long time and believed her depression was due to this. In the course of our work together,... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

India in advanced stage of developing vaccine for dengue: Harsh Vardhan

The minister said that dengue is a very typical and fatal condition and it is caused by the bite of Aedes mosquito. New Delhi: India is in an advanced stage of development of a vaccine for dengue,...Read more »
 

Medbytes

From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Effects of Withania somnifera supplementation on muscle strength and recovery

Withania somnifera or Ashwagandha, also known as Indian Ginseng, is known for its analgesic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti-stress, anti-diabetic, neuroprotective, immunoprotective and cardioprotective effects.... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

Real world assessment of asthma control and severity in children, adolescents and adults.

A new study published in TheJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. In Practice aimed toexamine the rates and relative contributions of co-morbidities and care settings in terms of asthma...Read more »

Dermatology

Staphylococcus epidermidis: A Potential New Player in the Physiopathology of Acne

Research seems to confirm the beneficial role of S. epidermidis in acne by limiting Cutibacterium acnes over colonisation and inflammation. C. acnes has been identified as one of the main triggers of acne. However,... Read more »
 

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