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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 123: Corona Prediction Models

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO
11th June 2020
943: Round Table Expert Zoom Meeting on “Corona prediction models”
Formulas in relation to COVID-19 pandemic for better understanding of data and risk stratification, 6th June, 2020, 11am-12pm
Participants: Dr KK Aggarwal, Dr DR Rai, Dr Suneela Garg, Dr Girdhar Gyani, Dr Narottam Puri, Prof Mahesh Verma, Dr Ashok Gupta, Dr JA Jayalal, Mrs Upasana Arora, Dr Jayakrishnan... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

World COVID Meter 10th June - 213 Countries affected: Wear mask at home

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
11th June 2020
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7. Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity. Doubling time India 15 days, USA 33 days, Brazil 13 days, Russia 18 days, Spain 47 days, UK 35 days, Italy 55 days, France 49... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Impact of Type 2 Diabetes on Oncologic Outcomes of Hepatocellular Carcinomas in Non-Cirrhotic, Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis

11th June 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) associated hepatocellular carcinomas (NASH-HCC) are on the rise... Read more »

Derma Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Young people at risk of getting allergic diseases due to work-related factors

11th June 2020 Dermatology
The National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI) and the hospital departments for occupational medicine started a shared and anonymous patient register in 2009. The report defines the diagnoses,... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Widespread mask use could prevent COVID-19 second waves, says study

11th June 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Population-wide facemask use could take COVID-19 transmission down to controllable levels for national epidemics and could also prevent further waves of the pandemic, in combination with lockdowns, suggests a UK study published Wednesday. The research by scientists at the Britain’s Cambridge and Greenwich Universities... Read more »
Practice Updates

Coronavirus in India came from EU, Middle East, says IISc study

11th June 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
BENGALURU: SARS-CoV2, in all probability, came into India from Europe, Middle East, Oceania and South Asia regions rather than China, thus strongly suggesting that it spread through countries most travelled, revealed a report from researchers at Indian Institute of Science (IISc)... Read more »
Practice Updates

GI Issues in Kids with COVID-19 MIS-C May Confound Diagnosis

11th June 2020 PharmacistsPathology & Lab Medicine
Children and adolescents with COVID-19 who developed multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) often demonstrated noticeable gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations, which sometimes confounded diagnosis by mimicking GI infections or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), suggested a recent case series...Read more »

Anxiety Screening Recommended for All Women

11th June 2020 Business and Medicine Psychiatry
Young women aged 13 and above, including those who are pregnant or have just given birth, should be screened for anxiety at routine visits, highlight a Women's Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) recommendation released Monday. There was sufficient evidence to support the accuracy...Read more »
Practice Updates

Excess Risks of Hypertension Greatest in Those with Younger Age at Onset

11th June 2020 Nephrology Pharmacists
The earlier hypertension begins, the higher the risk for later cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death, reports a large Chinese study. Investigators noted that those aged < 45 years at the time of hypertension onset had more than double the adjusted risks for CVD...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Are doctors supposed to administer medicine as per the instructions only?

11th June 2020
A doctor is expected to administer the medicines to his patients as per the instructions including the maximum dosage given on the package of the medicine. A doctor cannot depart from the instructions as given on the package of the medicine or any medical equipment...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Coffee Dilemma

11th June 2020
A man and his wife were having an argument about who should brew the coffee each morning. The wife said, "You should do it, because you get up first, and then we don’t have to wait as long to get our coffee". The husband said, "You are in charge of the cooking around here and you should do it,...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

The parameters of sensitivity and specificity are used for assessing:

11th June 2020
1. Criterion validity.
2. Construct validity.
3. Discriminant validity...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Nine modifiable risk factors for heart attack

11th June 2020
The majority of known risk factors for heart attack are modifiable by specific preventive measures. The nine potentially modifiable factors include smoking, dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, abdominal obesity, psychosocial factors,... Read more »

eSpiritual: Significance of Lighting a Lamp in Any Worship

11th June 2020
Deepajyothi parabrahma
Deepa Jyotir Janaardanah
Deepo harati paapaani...Read more »

Inspirational: The Little Wave

11th June 2020
Once there was a little wave, bobbing along in the ocean, having a wonderful time. While he was enjoying the wind and the fresh air, he noticed the other waves in front of him crashing against the shore. The little wave felt terrible. He was worried what was going to happen to him...Read more »

Medical Voice

Lancet study finds no benefit for hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients

11th June 2020
BOSTON: Treatment for Covid-19 with the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, either with or without the antibiotic azithromycin, offers no benefit for Covid-19 patients, according to a large observational study. The research, published in the journal The Lancet, analysed data from nearly 15,000 patients...Read more »


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Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
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Effect of ethanol extract of Cissus quadrangularis Salisb on growth of lumbar bone in ovariectomized models

Cissus quadrangularis Salisb is a medicinal herb used to cure bone fractures. A study evaluated the impact of administration of C. quadrangularis Salisb extract (CQSE) on the histology of lumbar bone in ovariectomized experimental models... Read more »



Efficacy and Safety of Azilsartan and Olmesartan in Patients with Essential Hypertension

Several patients continue to have high blood pressure (BP) even after treatment with angiotensin II type 1 (AT1) receptor blockers (ARBs). The present study, published in the International Heart Journal, compared the efficacy and safety of azilsartan with olmesartan... Read more »


Knowledge and attitude of mothers about oral rehydration solution

Scientific basis of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) has revolutionized the concept and management of diarrhea. The purpose of a study published in Health and Population – Perspectives and issues was to determine the use of oral rehydration solution (ORS) in women living... Read more »

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