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Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation: Easing Death

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
15th December 2019
Reproduced from: https://www.indialegallive.com/viewpoint/cardio-pulmonary-resuscitation-easing-death-77719 published December 8, 2019 The Indian Council of Medical Research will soon have guidelines for doctors on whether to perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation on patients with low survival chances.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

WHO commemorates the 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication

15th December 2019 Business and Medicine, Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization commemorated the 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication, recognizing the historic moment on December 9, 1979 when smallpox was confirmed to have been eradicated. Five months later, in May 1980,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Projects in Colombia and Peru win Social Innovation in Health prizes

15th December 2019 Pathology & Lab Medicine, Public Health
Projects to identify infants exposed to Zika virus in Colombia, to improve maternal health in rural communities of the Peruvian Amazon, and to increase nutrition in rural Colombian communities were among the winners of 2019...Read more »
Practice Updates

Social media use linked to teen disordered eating behaviors

15th December 2019Business and Medicine,Pediatrics
Adolescents who are active on social media may be more likely to exercise excessively, skip meals or develop other forms of disordered eating, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers surveyed 996 seventh- and eighth-graders, age 13 on average, about their use of social... Read more »

New Data on Menopausal Hormone Therapy

15th December 2019 Pharmacists, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Two different types of menopausal hormone therapy — estrogen alone and estrogen plus progestin — have opposite effects on breast cancer incidence that persist long after stopping treatment, according to over 19 years of follow-up of the landmark...Read more »

Breakfast Like a King: Three-Meal Diet Improves Type 2 Diabetes

15th December 2019 Pharmacists, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Eating a carbohydrate-rich breakfast followed by a substantial lunch and a small dinner — the so-called "three-meal diet" (3Mdiet) — promotes weight loss and significantly improves glucose control in type 2 diabetes, a randomized, controlled trial suggests.... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Check list in case of a dispute regarding consent

15th December 2019
1. Medical consent
2. High-risk medical consent
3. Surgical consent...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Successful Marriage

15th December 2019
A couple had been married for 45 years and had raised a brood of 11 children and were blessed with 22 grandchildren. When asked the secret for staying together all that time, the wife replies, "Many years ago we made a promise to each other:...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Referred pain from ureteric colic is felt in the groin due to involvement of the following nerve:

15th December 2019
1. Subcostal.
2. Iliohypogastric.
3. Ilioinguinal....Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: First aid for poisonous bites and stings

15th December 2019
People often panic if they have been bitten or stung. You should tell the patient that many snakes, spiders, insects and sea creatures are harmless and that even the bites and stings of dangerous animals often do not cause poisoning.... Read more »

eSpiritual: Think positive and think different

15th December 2019
The Mantra to acquire spiritual health is to think positive and differently. Positive thinking produces positive hormones and takes you from sympathetic mode to parasympathetic mode. When you think different, it gives you several opportunities...Read more »

Inspirational: Blessings not packaged as we expected

15th December 2019
A young man was getting ready to graduate college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer's showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted.... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Health system can be strengthened by comprehensive changes to its building blocks: India at UN

India's Deputy Permanent Representative Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu stressed that there was a need to be cautious about commercialisation of health services, saying a strong public health system is needed to act as a guarantor....Read more »


From Other Newsletter



Fruit and vegetable intake and bone health

Fruits and vegetables are potential sources of micronutrients including calcium, vitamin K, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, to name a few, and bioactive compounds. There is increasing evidence of a positive... Read more »


Subjective social status in adolescents with asthma: Psychosocial and physical health outcomes.

Asthma prevalence and morbidity are disproportionately higher among youth with lower socioeconomic status (SES). A new study published in Health Psychology examined the subjective social status (SSS) of pediatric populations,...Read more »


Predicting skin barrier dysfunction and atopic dermatitis in early infancy.

The purpose of a new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology was to identify parental, prenatal and perinatal predictive factors of dry skin, high transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and atopic dermatitis (AD) at 3 months of age,... Read more »

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