Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
14th September 2019

Also carry your medical documents along with the necessary vehicle documents
Compulsory documents: Registration, Insurance, Fitness and Permit, Driving licence, Certificate for pollution under check

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The Indian law mandates that you must have four documents with you when you drive: Your original Driving license, Original valid pollution under control (PUC) certificate and photocopies of vehicle Registration Certificate and vehicle Insurance Certificate

The same should be interpolated to human health also. Besides the mandatory documents, the drivers of vehicles should also carry health related documents such as medical insurance papers, blood group, latest update about any disease and drugs (like diabetes, seizure medicines)....read more

Mera Asia Mahan 4: Charity is an integral part of humanity

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

All religions advocate charity and donation as a part of one's duty. It is also the fourth pillar of dharma (truthfulness, tapas, positive thoughts and daan). Accumulating things (parigraha) is considered bad. The festival of Diwali is observed as a festival of cleaning; we customarily clean our houses during the festival of Diwali. This also means donating or giving away what we have accumulated and do not need....read more

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Practice Updates

European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels on September 12. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide.... read more

New CDC Obesity Prevalence Maps: Nine states report adult obesity at or above 35 percent

In 2018, nine states reported an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35 percent: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and West Virginia. This comes from the new obesity prevalence maps released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.... read more

Hepatitis B Core-Related Antigen Levels Linked to Liver Cancer Risk

Hepatitis B core-related antigen (HBcrAg) levels are an independent risk factor for liver cancer in patients with chronic HBV infection, a retrospective analysis reveals. Researchers collected data on 2,666 adults (61% men) who were positive for hepatitis B surface antigen,... read more

Sleeping on Back May Not Lead to Worse Pregnancy Outcomes

Although doctors often tell pregnant women it's safest to sleep on their left side, a new study suggests sleeping in other positions may not be a problem. Researchers examined data on outcomes for 8,709 pregnant women who completed at least one sleep questionnaire before they reached 30 weeks' gestation.... read more

Updated AAN guideline recommends regular vaccines for multiple sclerosis patients

A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has recommended that people with multiple sclerosis (MS) receive recommended vaccinations, including yearly flu shots. The guideline also advises patients to ensure that their doctor or care team knows what MS medications they are using... read more

Medical Voice

365 days of simple thinking, healthy eating and sustainable living

(FSSAI): Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare kick-started POSHAN Maah 2019 last week with a year-long social and mass media campaign on the Eat Right India movement. Leading with1 tweet-a-day focusing on a weekly theme of eating right for the next 365 days,...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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