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The Young Bravehearts

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI, Past National President IMA, Chief Editor Medtalks
11th May 2020
Reproduced from: https://www.indialegallive.com/special/the-young-bravehearts-98521; May 8, 2020
In a move that gives hope to those waiting for organs, the Delhi High Court has said that minors can donate in rare cases. But the consent should be supported by parents or guardians to prevent any exploitation. All people should consider themselves as potential organ and tissue donors regardless of age, health, race or ethnicity... Read more »
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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 92 Living with Corona 1.0 is the answer

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
11th May 2020
(With inputs from Dr Viraj Suvarna)
829: Extending Lockdown not the answer: Living with Corona 1.0 is the answer : How long can we continue lockdown? 54 days are enough to learn and get prepared. We all know that prevention with physical distancing and hand hygiene is the only vaccine... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

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Anorexia risk factors in pediatric population

11th May 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
Liu and colleagues conducted a study to determine the risk factors for anorexia in children and the factors to reduce the prevalence of anorexia in children. They made use of a questionnaire survey and a case-control study... Read more »

News From All Specialities

5-year old died from rare COVID-related complications, says New York Governor

11th May 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
A 5-year old boy has died in New York from a rare inflammatory syndrome which is being linked to the novel coronavirus, thus underscoring a potential new risk for children in the pandemic, Governor Andrew Cuomo said... Read more »
Practice Updates

Italy becomes 3rd nation to record 30,000+ coronavirus deaths

11th May 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
ROME: The number of people in Italy who've died with COVID-19 infections has risen to over 30,000. The Health Ministry recorder 243 deaths on Friday, taking the toll to 30,201. Italy was the first country in Europe that suffered a major outbreak of the coronavirus... Read more »
Practice Updates

Coffee Drinking Tied to Fewer Arrhythmias

11th May 2020 Pharmacists Cardiology
Moderate, daily coffee consumption appeared to have no apparent adverse effect for triggering incident heart arrhythmias, and was even associated with a small but statistically significant decline in arrhythmias, suggested an analysis of prospectively collected data from around 300,000 U.K. residents...Read more »

Three Drug Combo Better Than One in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

11th May 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who were administered a combination therapy with three antivirals, including protease inhibitor lopinavir-ritonavir, nucleoside analogue ribavirin, and injectable interferon beta-1b, exhibited a significantly shorter median time to a negative SARS-CoV-2...Read more »
Practice Updates

Botulinum Toxin Reduces Chronic Pelvic Pain in Endometriosis

11th May 2020 Pharmacists Orthopedics
An injection of botulinum toxin A may help women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP) associated with endometriosis, without causing significant adverse events, suggests a new study being presented on AAN.com as part of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2020 Science Highlights...Read more »

Derma Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

The link between prenatal depressive symptoms in mothers and eczema in infants

11th May 2020 Dermatology
Eczema possesses an increasing danger in infant’s health and the role of maternal depression with the early onset is not very clear. A study was conducted to observe the associations of different exposure of prenatal depressive symptoms of mothers... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can a patient seek redressal for grievances regarding treatment received?

11th May 2020
Yes, a patient who has suffered the negligent act of the doctors can seek remedy under several laws:
1. Compensatory action - Complaint against doctors, staff or hospital, be it private or government hospitals, who committed negligence,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

What is lucid interval?

11th May 2020
Lucid interval is the period during which the mentally unsound person behaves very much like a normal person. During this period all the signs and symptoms of insanity are absent. The person is responsible for all his acts performed during the period of lucid interval...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Which factors may increase your risk of having a stroke?

11th May 2020
A. Hypertension and aging.
B. Being female and Caucasian.
C. Being female and African-American...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Donating blood reduces chances of heart attack

11th May 2020
One should donate blood at least once in a year. Donating blood regularly has been shown in many reports to reduce chances of future heart attacks. Blood donation is also one of the best charities that one can do as it can save multiple lives through various components taken out of a single blood... Read more »

eSpiritual: Why do we not offer Vanaspati Ghee at the time of cremation or worship?

11th May 2020
Vanaspati Ghee is never offered to God at the time of Aarti in the Diya or to the dead body at the time of cremation. Only pure ghee is offered. It is considered a bad omen to offer Vanaspati ghee at the time of the last cremation ritual even though the consciousness has left the body. ...Read more »

Inspirational: All Good Things

11th May 2020
He was in the first third grade class I taught at Saint Mary’s School in Morris, Minn. All 34 of my students were dear to me, but Mark Eklund was one in a million. Very neat in appearance, but had that happy-to-be-alive attitude that made even his occasional mischievousness delightful...Read more »


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People with sarcopenic obesity (SO) have both low muscle mass, i.e., sarcopenia, and high body fat, i.e., obesity. These individuals are at a greater risk of metabolic diseases and physical disability when compared with people with sarcopenia or obesity alone... Read more »


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

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Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk: Study

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