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Mission Delhi now will cover 78 sq kms area: Call 14430

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
12th January 2020
Multispeciality
Easy way to remember the number: do not gather around (Section 144 of IPC) any victim of more than 30 years with suspected heart attack (call 14430)
Mission Delhi is a successful ICMR-AIIMS pilot to provide care to acute STEMI Heart Attack patients. It was launched on 25th April 2019 and now covers 78 sq kms area around AIIMS covering a population of 20-25 lakhs... Read more »

News From All Specialities

A new type of coronavirus held responsible for pneumonia outbreak in China

12th January 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization (WHO) stated that over 50 pneumonia cases in China’s central city of Wuhan may have occurred due to a newly emerging member of the family of viruses that caused the deadly SARS and MERS outbreaks.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Joint platform launched to streamline information about agricultural biotechnology products

12th January 2020 Business and MedicinePharmacists
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency have announced a unified website for biotechnology regulation. This website streamlines information about the three regulatory agencies charged with overseeing agriculture...Read more »
Practice Updates

Genetic links to anxiety identified

12th January 2020 Pharmacists Pathology & Lab Medicine
A massive genetic study in approximately 2,00,000 veterans with anxiety showed the association of 6 genetic variants with anxiety. One of the important findings was a connection between anxiety and a gene named MAD1L1. This gene had indicated vulnerability to other psychiatric conditions,... Read more »
Important

Current outbreak of dengue in Singapore appears to be quite severe

12th January 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Public Health
Twenty-two new dengue clusters have been reported over a period of 2 days, resulting the figure to reach 108 as of Wednesday. A 25% increase over the 86 clusters were reported on Monday. The infections seem to be spread island wide,...Read more »  

Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are at a higher risk of sarcopenia

12th January 2020 Pharmacists Diabetes and Endocrinology
A study published in the Medicine journal demonstrated that sarcopenia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with increased age, increased trunk fat mass and increased free thyroxine level. On the other hand, regular exercise, female gender, metformin intake,... Read more »
 

Medicolegal Corner

Does contributing articles to the press amount to advertising?

12th January 2020
7.11: A physician should not contribute to the lay press articles and give interviews regarding diseases and treatments which may have the effect of advertising himself or soliciting practices; but is open to write to the lay press under his own name on matters of public health,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

The Anesthesiologist

12th January 2020
Jill received a bill from the hospital for her recent surgery, and was astonished to see a $900 fee for the anesthesiologist. She called his office to demand an explanation. "Is this some kind of mistake?" Jill asked when she got the doctor on the phone. "No, not at all," the doctor said calmly...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Which of the following is not a post transcriptional modification of RNA?

12th January 2020
1. Splicing.
2. 5' Capping.
3. 3' polyadenylation...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Beware of Synthetic Milk

12th January 2020
• It is not milk and is made up of urea, caustic soda, refined oil (cheap cooking oil) and common detergents.
• Detergents are used as they emulsify and dissolve the oil in water giving the frothy solution, the characteristic white colour of milk.... Read more »
Spiritual

ESpiritual: You look at people the same way as you are

12th January 2020
Honest people look at everybody as honest and dishonest people regard everybody as dishonest. It all depends on the type of people you interact with. If you do not take bribe, nobody will come and offer bribe to you and you will feel everybody is honest. ...Read more »

Inspirational: The Falcon & the Branch

12th January 2020
Once there was a king who received a gift of two magnificent falcons. They were peregrine falcons, the most beautiful birds he had ever seen. He gave the precious birds to his head falconer to be trained. Months passed, and one day the head falconer informed the king... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

New study claims to have found root of fatal malaria infection

The common fact about the disease is that the parasites carried and spread by Anopheles mosquito bites are behind the infectious disease. Washington D.C: The origin of Malaria infection has finally been revealed....Read more »
 

Medbytes

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Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Exercises to increase bone density in osteoporotic patients

Physical exercise is known to stimulate bone osteogenesis in patients with osteoporosis. However, all types of exercise do not have the same beneficial effect on bone mineral density (BMD). Two types of exercises have emerged as being appropriate for patients with osteoporosis.... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

Individual Characteristics and Blood Eosinophil Counts in Adults with Asthma or COPD.

Elevated blood eosinophil (bEOS) counts are markers of inflammation associated with poorer outcomes in individuals with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology aimed to determine the association...Read more »

Dermatology

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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