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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 54

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
16th April 2020
FDA clears N95 decontamination process that could clean up to 4 million masks per day : The USFDA has granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a decontamination process by a company named Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) that could sterilize as many as 4 million N95 respirators per day... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 53

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
16th April 2020
Should clinic be closed if a COVID-positive patient comes
CMAAO Advisory: If you are taking all standard precautions, continue the clinic. If you are not sure about the 100% safety standard precautions: fumigate the clinic for 24 hours with standard gas fumigation process Continue next day... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

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Clinical epidemiology and disease burden of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

16th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
An article published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology stated that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is defined as the presence of hepatic fat accumulation, after the exclusion of other causes of ... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Now is ‘not the time’ to reduce funding for the WHO in COVID-19 fight, urges UN Secretary-General

16th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
UN chief António Guterres said on Tuesday that currently it is time to show unity in the global battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, not a time to cut the resources of the World Health Organization (WHO), which is leading and coordinating the global... Read more »
Practice Updates

COVID-19 isolation threatens life-saving vaccinations for millions of children

16th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
As countries around the world fight the COVID-19 pandemic, over 117 million children risk missing out on measles vaccines, two UN agencies warned in Geneva on Tuesday. Measles immunization campaigns have been delayed in 24 countries and are going to be cancelled in 13 others... Read more »
Practice Updates

Povidone-Iodine in the COVID-19 Era

16th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
What is Povidone-Iodine?
Povidone-iodine also referred to as iodine with the water-soluble polymer polyvinylpyrrolidine, PVP-I) was initially developed as an antimicrobial iodine complex that was less toxic than tincture of iodine, which caused burns....Read more »

ICMR study finds presence of 'bat coronavirus' in two Indian bat species

16th April 2020 Pulmonary MedicinePathology & Lab Medicine
Researchers have noted the presence of a different kind of coronavirus, bat coronavirus (BtCoV), in two bat species from Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, suggests a first of its kind study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)...Read more »

U.S. coronavirus deaths show record daily increase, Spain and Austria ease restrictions

16th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
U.S. coronavirus deaths set a single-day record on Tuesday, as the country struggled on how to reopen its economy. Meanwhile, Spain and Austria have allowed partial returns to work but the UK, France and India have extended lockdowns...Read more »

First 72 Hours After Acute Kidney Injury Important

16th April 2020 Nephrology Pharmacists
Acute kidney injury (AKI), even if it resolved quickly, was associated with poorer long-term renal outcomes in a prospective cohort study. People experiencing non-resolving AKI had more than a two-fold higher risk for a major adverse kidney event...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration number while issuing a payment receipt?

16th April 2020
Yes, it is mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to mention his registration number issued to him by Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on the payment receipt / money receipt issued by him to his/her patients. As per the provisions of Clause 1.4.1 of Indian Medical Council...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Funny definitions

16th April 2020
Inflation: Cutting money in half without damaging the paper...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

A female patient is admitted for treatment of chronic renal failure (CRF). The nurse knows that this disorder increases the risk of:

16th April 2020
a. Water and sodium retention secondary to a severe decrease in the glomerular filtration rate.
b. A decreased serum phosphate level secondary to kidney failure...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Tips to relieve heartburn

16th April 2020
• Avoid foods that seem to trigger your symptoms.
• Eat small portions and don't overeat; chew food slowly and completely.
• Avoid smoking, eating quickly, chewing gum, and drinking carbonated beverages as they lead to swallowing excess air... Read more »

eSpiritual: The science behind observing Shradhs

16th April 2020
Shradhs are observed every year in Dakshinayana during Chaturmas in the Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month. Many rituals are performed to satisfy the unfulfilled desires of three generations of our ancestors. According to the Vedas,...Read more »

Inspirational: A simple gesture

16th April 2020
A little boy selling magazines for school walked up to a house that people rarely visited. The house was very old and run down and the owner hardly ever came out. When he did come out, he would not say hello to neighbors or passers-by but simply just glare at them...Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

WHO does not recommend BCG vaccination for Covid-19

Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday played down studies suggesting that the Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine may be effective in the prevention of the highly contagious coronavirus infection. BCG vaccination prevents severe forms of tuberculosis in children and diversion of local supplies...Read more »  


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Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
How to modernize clinic
Growing your digitize you clinic and practice...Read more »  
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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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Emblica officinalis and Cissus quadrangularis prevent against bone loss in osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone degenerating disorder marked by decreased bone strength. While hormone replacement therapy is often resorted to for the treatment of osteoporosis, it is associated with serious side effects... Read more »


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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