Dr k k Aggarwal

Interim "Supreme Relief”

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
13th February 2020
Mandatory 6 months training for MBBS Doctors for performing Ultrasound: No Penal action to be taken against Doctors having minimum 15 years of Experience The legal aspect of 6 months training for MBBS Doctors for performing ultrasound came for arguments under lordships of Hon. Supreme Court in a Petition filed... Read more »

Possible Scenarios: Coronavirus

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
13th February 2020
1. Hit and run virus and will disappear in six months 2. Join the flu on the listing of the world’s winter illnesses —that will be routinely vaccinated against. 3. Might take the form of a global pandemic, killing millions of people. Hit and run virus : Travel restrictions and quarantine imposed in Hubei province and elsewhere over millions... Read more »

Round Table Experts from HCFI and MAMC 1st Draft Document

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
13th February 2020
Dear Colleague, HCFI and MAMC are making a white paper on current status of coronavirus. Mentioned below are some of the deliberations discussed. Inputs are invited before a final document is made. The names of the persons adding inputs will be added to the round table expert’s group... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Vaccine for new coronavirus 'COVID-19' could be ready in 18 months, says WHO

13th February 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
The first vaccine targeting China’s coronavirus could be available in 18 months, “so we have to do everything today using available weapons”, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday.... Read more »
Practice Updates

$683 million appeal to deliver reproductive health services where they’re most needed

13th February 2020 Business and Medicine Public Health
With more than half of all maternal deaths occurring in countries affected by humanitarian crises and fragility, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has called for greater international support to provide life-saving reproductive health and protection services in these locations....Read more »
Practice Updates

WHO warns of ‘Very Grave’ global threat as virus toll passes 1,000

13th February 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
BEIJING: The death toll from novel coronavirus outbreak rose past 1,000 in China on Tuesday. The World Health Organization has warned that the epidemic poses a “very grave” global threat. The WHO is holding a conference in Geneva on fighting the virus... Read more »

Is Postmenopausal Low Back Pain Associated with Lack of Vitamin D?

13th February 2020 Pharmacists Orthopedics
Vitamin D deficiency could mean back pain for some postmenopausal women, reports a study published in Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society. In a retrospective analysis, postmenopausal women with severe vitamin D deficiency (serum levels < 10 ng/mL)...Read more »  

Tramadol Linked to Increased Hip Fracture Risk in Older Adults

13th February 2020Pharmacists Orthopedics
Older patients treated with tramadol show significant increases in the risk of hip fracture compared to those using codeine or commonly used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), suggests new research.... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Is membership in a medical society/association mandatory for a doctor?

13th February 2020
“1.2.2 Membership in Medical Society: For the advancement of his profession, a physician should affiliate with associations and societies of allopathic medical professions and involve actively in the functioning of such bodies. 1.2.3 A physician should participate in professional meetings...Read more »

eMedi Humor

While I'm driving

13th February 2020
Traffic policeman: "Didn’t you hear my whistle, madam?"
Woman driver: "Yes, but I don’t like flirting while I'm driving."...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

How often should you have a Pap smear?

13th February 2020
A. Once a year after puberty.
B. Once a year after either turning 21 or having sexual intercourse for the first time.
C. Once a year after age 21 and every two years after 30....Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: All About Calcium Carbide

13th February 2020
• Under PFA Section 44AA, the use of calcium carbide for artificial ripening of mangoes, apple, plum, banana is prohibited and can attract both imprisonment and fine. • Calcium carbide powder is usually kept wrapped in paper between the fruits (unripe mangoes) in a basket or box.... Read more »

eSpiritual: Panchamrit body wash

13th February 2020
Panchamrit is taken as a Prasadam and is also used to wash the deity. In Vedic language, anything which is offered to God can also be done to the human body. Panchamrit bath, therefore, is the original, and traditionally, full bath prescribed in Vedic literature...Read more »

Inspirational: The power of encouragement

13th February 2020
A really nice story reminding us not to give up too early… Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the famous 19th-century poet and artist, was once approached by an elderly man. The old fellow had some sketches and drawings that he wanted Rossetti to look at and tell him ... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

New technique to improve melanoma detection, treatment

Cancer spreads around the body when circulating tumour cells (CTCs) shed from the primary tumour and travel through the blood to form secondary tumours (metastases) in other organs. WashingNew technique to improve melanoma detection, treatment ton D.C....Read more »


Medical voice

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



Bone healing effects of the flavonoid kaempferol

Several therapeutic agents have shown promising results for fracture healing, including estrogen hormone, growth factors (bone morphogenetic proteins, BMPs) and osteoporosis drugs (parathyroid hormone, bisphosphates). However, most agents are associated with some limitations.... 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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