Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
11th September 2019

Look for the positive in every moment in life: Chandrayan-2 is not a failure

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently" said Henry Ford.

There is no failure in life; it is either success or an experience, which acts as a stepping stone towards success.

According to Yoga Vasistha, we are all living in a world of opposites. When we think of day, we automatically think of night. Similarly, for hatred, the word that immediately comes to mind is love; for wellness - disease, for sukh (happiness) - dukh (sorrow) and so on. ...read more

Mera Asia Mahan 2: No surgery unless life-threatening

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The Hippocratic Oath says: "I will not use the knife, not even verily, on sufferers from stone, but I will give place to such as are craftsmen therein."

Probably the description was for kidney, bladder or gall bladder stones. We know that kidney stones have been identified in Egyptian mummies....read more

Video Of The Day : Who is a Teacher
Practice Updates

Malaria eradication top priority for govt: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Pune: Malaria eradication is one of the top priorities of the government, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday, and reaffirmed the Centre's resolve to also eliminate diseases like tuberculosis, encephalitis and 'kala azar'... read more

WHO South-East Asia Region sets 2023 target to eliminate measles, rubella

Member Countries of WHO South-East Asia Region resolved to eliminate measles and rubella by 2023, to prevent deaths and disabilities caused by these highly infectious childhood killer diseases. “The new target to eliminate both the diseases will leverage the existing momentum and strong political commitment which is being demonstrated through unprecedented efforts,... read more

Summer heat killed nearly 1,500 in France, officials say

Record heatwaves in June and July caused the deaths of 1,435 people in France this year, according to the country's health minister. Speaking on French radio, Agnès Buzyn said half of those who died were aged over 75.... read more

Metformin Repurposed: Boosts Survival in TKI-Treated Lung Cancer

Adding metformin to standard inhibitors of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) significantly improved both progression-free and overall survival in advanced lung adenocarcinoma – with no significant increase in adverse events, a randomized phase II study found.... read more

New GABA Modulator Promising in Depression

SAGE-217, a novel modulator of γ-aminobutyric acid–A (GABAA), reduced depressive symptoms in patients with major depression in a new study. Investigators compared patients who had major depression and were treated with SAGE-217 to patients ... read more

Medical Voice

Government sanctions cannabis research for industrial and horticulture purposes

The narcotics department within the revenue wing of the Union finance ministry has sanctioned a research and development (R&D) project on cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - two unique natural compounds found in cannabis. Now, cannabis, commonly known as ganja,...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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