Dr k k Aggarwal

COVID-19 unlikely to behave like 1918 Spanish flu

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
11th March 2020
COVID-19 is more lethal than the seasonal flu. But there are no signs it will be as catastrophic as the worst pandemic the 1918 Spanish flu. The 1918 flu is the quintessential pandemic, estimated to have killed 50 million people worldwide. Although it occurred in an era before international air travel, its movement around... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO Message to all National Medical Associations as COVID-19 surpassing 100 000

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO
11th March 2020
The world-wide number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has exceeded 100 000. ACMAAO reminds all NMAs that the spread of this virus can be significantly slowed or even reversed through the implementation of robust containment and control activities. 1. China and other countries are representing that spread of the virus... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

Drinking alcohol CAN NOT protect you from coronavirus?

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
11th March 2020
Alcohol drinking can neither protect a person from coronavirus nor it can kill the deadly virus. Spraying alcohol or chlorine on your body will not kill viruses that have entered your body already. On the contrary spraying such substances can be harmful to clothes or eyes and mouth... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Today is No Smoking Day

11th March 2020 Business and Medicine Public Health
No Smoking Day is observed every year on the second Wednesday of March. This day is aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking. No Smoking Day, 2020 is being celebrated on March 11, but you can quit smoking on any day of the year.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Italy locks down millions as coronavirus deaths surge

11th March 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pharmacists
Italy has imposed a virtual lockdown across much of its north region, including the financial capital Milan, in a bid to contain the outbreak of coronavirus, with a steep rise in the number of deaths on Sunday. The unprecedented restrictions aim to limit gatherings and curb movement...Read more »
Practice Updates

Indian Government issues fresh travel advisory

11th March 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
NEW DELHI: The government on Saturday issued a fresh travel advisory for citizens in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 in the country. The ministry of health and family welfare has advised Indian citizens to defer traveling to China, Iran, Republic of Korea,... Read more »

Hypogonadism Tied to Higher Long-Term Opioid Doses

11th March 2020Urology Pharmacists
Chronic opioid use may have a dose-response relationship with hypogonadism, suggests a retrospective case-control study. For men on long-term opioids, the likelihood of developing hypogonadism increased 44% for every 100 units in maximum morphine equivalent daily dose...Read more »

Regular Fish Oil Linked to Benefits

11th March 2020Cardiology Pharmacists
In a large prospective cohort study, Britons who took fish oil supplements, and not the prescription pharmaceutical-grade types, lived longer on average and had lesser odds of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). U.K. Biobank participants reporting habitual supplementation with store-bought omega-3... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can an institution run by a physician be advertised? Should you advertise your medical practice?

11th March 2020
Regulation 7.12 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations has laid down guidelines in this regard as follows: “An institution run by a physician for a particular purpose such as a maternity home, nursing home, private hospital,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Different Phases of a man

11th March 2020
After engagement: Superman
After Marriage: Gentleman
After 10 years: Watchman ...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Strong correlation with colorectal cancer is seen in:

11th March 2020
1. Peutz-Jegher's polyp.
2. Familial polyposis coli.
3. Juvenile polyposis...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Nail Hygiene

11th March 2020
• Nails can harbor dirt and germs and can contribute to the spread of many infections.
• Keep nails short.
• Trim nails often... Read more »

eSpiritual: The Vedic meaning of Mahamritunjaya Mantra and the Gayatri Mantra

11th March 2020
Any activity should always engage the 3 H model of the Heart, the Head, and the Hand. The same has been advocated by the western scholars of today. The concept involves that while doing any work, one should ask the head for choices and then refer these choices to the heart to choose one and finally order the hands to carry out that action...Read more »

Inspirational Story: Believe in Yourself

11th March 2020
Believe in yourself and you can achieve, things you never thought possible, Believe in yourself and you can discover talents new, that lie away hidden Believe in yourself and you can reach, new heights that you thought unscalable, Believe in yourself and you can solve, problems that defy any solution ... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Airports AC systems could be promoting rapid coronavirus spread?

Opinion: All cases in India are linked to International air travel. All were asymptomatic before in the country of origin, during air travel and at the time of landing. All developed fever and cough after a few days of reaching India. One of the possibilities is that they acquired infections not in the country but the airport...Read more »  


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Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
How to modernize clinic
Growing your digitize you clinic and practice...Read more »  
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How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »  


From Other Newsletter



Protective effects of resveratrol in osteoporosis

Resveratrol is a stilbene found in red grapes. It has often been shown to have a protective role in osteoporosis. Several studies have shown the beneficial effects of resveratrol. An in vivo study demonstrated that resveratrol significantly increased bone mineral density (BMD) and femoral porosity in osteoporotic experimental models... Read more »


Age-specific incidence of allergic and non-allergic asthma.

Onset of allergic asthma has a strong association with childhood, but only a few studies have analyzed the relationship between the incidence of asthma from childhood to late adulthood and allergy. A new study published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine assessed....Read more »


Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk: Study

Intake of vitamin A may be associated with a lower risk of a common type of skin cancer, a study claims. The study of about 125,000 Americans found that people with the highest intake of vitamin A lowered their risk of squamous cell skin cancer by around 15 per cent.... Read more »

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