Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
17th October 2019

Health check-ups at the 26th Perfect Health Mela

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Everybody needs a health check-up. The question then arises, which tests should be done as part of a health check-up? The 26th Perfect Health Mela, which begins on Friday, 18th October at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, gives you the answer to this question.

The A1c or glycosylated haemoglobin is recommended as a diagnostic test for type 2 diabetes. It gives the average level of blood sugar over the last 3 months....read more

Traumatic microbleeds predict worse outcomes after head injury

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

(NIH): Using advanced imaging, researchers have uncovered new information regarding traumatic microbleeds, which appear as small, dark lesions on MRI scans after head injury but are typically too small to be detected on CT scans. The findings published in Brain suggest that traumatic microbleeds are a form of injury to brain blood vessels and may predict worse outcomes...read more

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Today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

In a world characterized by an unprecedented level of economic development, technological means and financial resources, that millions of persons are living in extreme poverty is a moral outrage. Persons living in poverty experience many interrelated and mutually reinforcing deprivations that prevent them from realizing their rights and perpetuate their poverty,... read more

Today is World Trauma Day

Every year, 17th October is observed as World Trauma Day. This day highlights the increasing rate of accidents and injuries causing death and disability across the world and the need to prevent them. According to the WHO,... read more

More than 18 million children in Uganda to be immunized against measles, rubella and polio in mass campaign

Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43% of the country's population. Among them, 8.2 million children younger than 9 months,... read more

Poor diets damaging children's health worldwide, warns UNICEF

An alarmingly high number of children are suffering the consequences of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, UNICEF warned in a new report on children, food and nutrition.

The State of the World's Children 2019: Children, food and nutrition finds that at least 1 in 3 children... read more

New Pneumonia Guidance: Testing, Treating, and Follow-up

An updated clinical guideline on pneumonia emphasizes antimicrobial stewardship with recommendations for increased microscopic studies of respiratory tract specimens in certain patients and revised recommendations... read more

Durable Glycemic Benefits with Islet Transplantation in T1D

Islet transplantation helped some patients with type 1 diabetes achieve long-lasting glycemic control, revealed a French study. Ten-year outcomes for 28 patients who underwent allogeneic islet transplantation with the Edmonton protocol showed... read more

Medical Voice

Dr Harsh Vardhan presides over draw of lots for selection of NMC members

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare presided over the proceedings of draw of lots for selection of part-time members of NMC, in the presence of Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of Health and Family Welfare. This was conducted in the presence of senior officers from the Ministry and mediapersons...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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