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16th April 2018
Unqualified and untrained quacks are posing a great risk to the entire society

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

A number of unqualified, untrained quacks are posing a great risk to the entire society and playing with the lives of people without having the requisite training and education in the science from approved institutions.

In the matter titled as Kerala Ayurveda Paramparya Vaidya Forum Versus State of Kerala and Others, Civil Appeal 897/2009 the Hon'ble Supreme Court comprising of bench of Hon'ble Mr. Justice R. K. Aggarwal and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar vide judgment dated 13.04.2018 has dealt with the issue whether the persons who do not fulfill the prescribed qualification and are not duly registered under the relevant Statute, be permitted to practice .... read more

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Brisbane strain named the most dangerous flu strain

Brisbane flu strain has been named the most dangerous in the world after it claimed more than 1,100 lives last year reported the Daily Mail UK on April 11, 2018. The virus has been included in the latest flu vaccine by the WHO. This year, the Michigan A, Singapore A, Phuket B and Brisbane B viruses have been recommended by the..... read more

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Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 16th April 2018

A bench of Justice R.K. Agrawal and Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar in Supreme Court expressed concern that "A number of unqualified, untrained quacks are posing a great risk to the entire society and playing with the lives of people," .... read more

Practice Updates

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation have no added benefits in dry eye disease

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation do not offer any added beneficial effects in improving signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, according to results from a randomized controlled trial published April 13, 2018 in the New England Journal of Medicine..... read more


Secukinumab improves signs and symptoms of active psoriatic arthritis

Treatment with secukinumab improves signs and symptoms of active psoriatic arthritis and also inhibits radiographic disease progression, according to results from the phase III FUTURE 5 study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, online March 22, 2018..... read more


Lack of sleep may be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease

Losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published April 13, 2018 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.... read more


Hepatitis C symptoms may still persist despite sustained virologic response

According to a study presented at the International Liver Congress in Paris, despite having achieved a sustained virologic response to direct acting antiviral therapy, 10% of symptomatic cryoglobulinemic vasculitis still had relapses of symptoms of their disease .... read more


Low serum bicarbonate levels predict CKD progression

Low serum bicarbonate (TCO2) was an independent predictor for progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD), says a study presented at the National Kidney Foundation's Spring Clinical Meeting in Austin, Texas. Every 1 mEq/l decrease in bicarbonate level was associated with a 7% increase in the risk of kidney failure..... read more

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Leprosy raises its head yet again in the country
Imperative to detect cases on time and provide treatment
 
New Delhi, 15th April 2018: Recent WHO statistics indicate that India accounts for 60% of the world’s new leprosy cases. Apart from this, New Delhi is among regions that recorded an increased prevalence of the curable disease which often attracts social ostracism because of ignorance. There is a need to create awareness that this condition is completely curable using multi-drug therapy available free in public hospitals and treatment in early stages prevents disability.

Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by ‘mycobacterium leprae’ that mainly affects the skin, peripheral nerves, eyes and the mucous membrane of the windpipe. Also known as Hansen’s disease, it was regarded as incurable in the past, and patients often became social outcasts.

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