Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
15th September 2019

US FDA finds salmonella bacteria in MDH Sambhar Masala

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Three batches of MDH Sambhar Masala were taken off the shelves earlier this week in the US. US FDA found salmonella bacteria in them. The batches were produced by R Pure Agro Specialities and distributed by the House of Spices.

It's not typhoid bacteria

Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi. Other Salmonella serotypes are collectively known as nontyphoidal salmonellae and are frequently isolated from the stool of patients with gastroenteritis. ...read more

Mera Asia Mahan 5: Stay connected with your consciousness

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

All the three sacred books, the Bhagavad Gita, Quran and the Bible, talk about consciousness (soul) as the source of origin and destruction of every cell in the creation.

We are our body connected to the soul through the mind. But this mind is attracted on its way to the desires and attachments. It is the consciousness which decides our faith. If we stay connected and take consciousness-based decisions, we experience inner happiness. ...read more

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WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in health care

Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone. Most of these deaths are avoidable. The World Health Organization is focusing global attention on the issue... read more

'Landmark' malaria vaccine launches in Kenya

In Kenya, trials began on the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday. Welcoming the initiative, which follows a recent surge in malaria infections and deaths, the UN health agency said that the vaccine will “significantly reduce” the disease in children. ... read more

FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration's Allergenic Products Advisory Committee on Friday voted in favor of approving a treatment for peanut allergies in children. The drug Palforzia is designed to minimize the incidence and severity of allergic reactions in people aged 4 to 17 with peanut allergies.... read more

Intensive blood pressure goals pose no risk for orthostatic hypotension

For patients with prior stroke, a lower systolic blood pressure (SBP) goal actually reduced the occurrence of orthostatic hypotension and did not lead to more dizziness or lightheadedness compared to standard goals, an analysis of 3000 patients shows.... read more

Cancer incidence, mortality decrease with H. pylori treatment

Researchers from the randomized Shandong Intervention Trial found a durable and statistically significant decrease in gastric cancer incidence and mortality with two weeks of Helicobacter pylori treatment. The protective effect of H. pylori treatment on gastric cancer incidence was durable, persisting for 22.3 years,... read more

Medical Voice

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

(SEAR/PR/1719): Member Countries of WHO South-East Asia Region have resolved to eliminate measles and rubella by 2023, to prevent deaths and disabilities caused by these highly infectious childhood killer diseases. The Member countries adopted a “Strategic Plan for Measles and Rubella...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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