Dr k k Aggarwal

Acts as applicable to COVID-19

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
16th March 2020
The legislative section is divided into three lists: Union List, State List and Concurrent List. It is true that public health is a state subject. The Concurrent List or List-III (Seventh Schedule) is a list of 52 items given in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India. It includes the power to be considered by both the central and state government.
The State list (6) includes Public health and sanitation; hospitals and dispensaries... Read more »

News From All Specialities

New Roche coronavirus test wins emergency U.S. approval

16th March 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued emergency authorization for a faster coronavirus test made by Swiss diagnostics maker Roche (ROG.S). The move aims to boost the screening capacity to help curb the growing epidemic of coronavirus infection. The new tests provide results in 3.5 hours and can generate up to 4,128 results daily,... Read more »
Practice Updates

'Prolonged, unprotected contact' behind first known person-to-person coronavirus transmission in US: Study

16th March 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pharmacists
A woman who traveled from China to Illinois in mid-January likely transmitted the novel coronavirus to her husband through prolonged, unprotected contact, reported research published in The Lancet. None of over 300 people who came into contact with the two patients after they showed symptoms,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Heat stress may impact over 1.2 billion people annually by 2100, says study

16th March 2020 Pathology & Lab MedicinePharmacists
Stress from extreme heat and humidity will annually affect areas with about 1.2 billion people, on a global level, by 2100, reported a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. This reflects over four times the number of people affected today, and more than 12 times...Read more »

Vision Problems Common in Parkinson's Patients

16th March 2020Neurology Pharmacists
Visual problems are significantly more common in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and have an adverse impact on quality of life by interfering with normal daily activities, suggests new research. In a study of over 1000 participants, more than 82% of the patients with PD reported having at least one ophthalmologic symptom,...Read more »

Bariatric surgery may reduce colorectal cancer risk

16th March 2020 Diabetes and Endocrinology Pharmacists
A new study from France suggests that among people with obesity, bariatric surgery may help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). In a nationwide cohort of obese individuals, at about 6 years of follow-up, new CRC cases were evident in 0.6% of patients who opted for bariatric surgery... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Some situations of negligence as defined by the Supreme Court of India

16th March 2020
In Martin F. D’Souza vs Mohd. Ishfaq, 3541 of 2002, dated 17.02.2009, the Supreme Court has defined some situations of negligence as follows: 1. Failing to strictly observe current practices, infrastructure, paramedical and other staff, hygiene and sterility...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Rice Preference

16th March 2020
The young woman really thought she'd been very patient, through a protracted period of dating with no talk of marriage. One night her steady boyfriend took her to a Chinese restaurant. As he perused the menu, he casually asked her, "So . . . how do you like your rice? Boiled? Steamed? ...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

The cells belonging to the following type of epithelium are provided with extra reserve of cell membrane:

16th March 2020
1. Transitional
2. Stratified squamous
3. Stratified cuboidal...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Tips to prevent type 2 diabetes

16th March 2020
• Do not eat white refined carbohydrates.
• Eat less at a time.
• Work out at least 30 minutes a day.... Read more »

eSpiritual: Science behind Training and Development

16th March 2020
Training in any field requires gaining knowledge, skills and positive mental attitude towards the object of learning. Knowledge is everything about what and why. In Yoga, it correlates with the Gyan (Gnana) Marg. The skill is all about how to do it and correlates with Karma Marg...Read more »

Inspirational: Remember the Small Things

16th March 2020
Some of my sisters work in Australia. On a reservation, among the Aborigines, there was an elderly man. I can assure you that you have never seen a situation as difficult as that poor old man's. He was completely ignored by everyone. His home was disordered and dirty. I told him, "Please, let me clean your house,... Read more »


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Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
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How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
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Protective effects of resveratrol in osteoporosis

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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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