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Duke Doctors Successfully Transplant Heart after Cardiac Death

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
18th December 2019
Multispeciality
A potential organ donor is typically a mechanically ventilated patient in an ICU with brain death (donation after brain death or DBD) or cardiac death (donation after cardiac death or DCD). Nearly all heart donations are DBD and there has been very limited experience with DCD.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

New autism guidelines aim to help diagnose at-risk children

18th December 2019 Business and Medicine, Neurology
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday issued its first new autism treatment guidelines in 12 years aimed at helping doctors identify at-risk children and getting them the care they need as early as possible.... Read more »
Practice Updates

FDA authorizes interoperable, automated insulin dosing controller

18th December 2019 Business and Medicine, Pharmacists
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ Technology, an interoperable automated glycemic controller device that automatically adjusts insulin delivery to a person...Read more »
Practice Updates

Eating chilies cuts risk of death from heart attack and stroke, says study

18th December 2019Neurology, Pharmacists
For many years, chili has been hailed for its therapeutic properties, and now researchers have found that eating chili peppers regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke. Carried out in Italy, a study compared the risk of death among 23,000 people,... Read more »
Important

Having Influenza May Keep the Common Cold Away

18th December 2019 Pharmacists, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Interaction between cold and influenza viruses can actually diminish the prevalence of the common cold during peak flu season, thanks to adaptive immunity, according to a study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....Read more »
 

Consuming More Ultraprocessed Foods Tied to Higher T2D Risk

18th December 2019 Pharmacists, Public Health
A higher proportion of ultraprocessed foods in a diet was linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D), researchers reported. In an analysis of daily nutritional data of French adults, consuming more ultraprocessed foods... Read more »
 

Medicolegal Corner

What are the violations in advertising in Indian Penal Code?

18th December 2019
Sec. 292(2) (d) of Indian Penal Code, 1860, makes it a punishable offence to publish, distribute, sell, hire or circulate any obscene advertisement. Section 292 in The Indian Penal Code...Read more »

eMedi Humor

On Trial

18th December 2019
After a trial had been going on for three days, Finley, the man accused of committing the crimes, stood up and approached the judge’s bench. "Your Honor, I would like to change my plea from ‘innocent’ to ‘guilty’ of the charges."...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

All of the following infections are often associated with acute intravascular hemolysis except:

18th December 2019
1. Clostridium tetani.
2. Bartonella bacilliformis.
3. Plasmodium falciparum....Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: The Science of Hygiene

18th December 2019
All of us are taught about hygienic living and this subject should be included as a chapter in the curriculum of every school. There are many different kinds of hygiene - Respiratory hygiene: This is important to prevent cross infection, specifically, from flu and related... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: Why are most temples located in faraway places?

18th December 2019
Most temples represent God or the spirit or the deity located in the temple or mandir situated in an area at the outskirts of the city. A spiritual atmosphere is one that is devoid of pollution and which promotes rajasik or tamasik behavior....Read more »

Inspirational: The Here and Now

18th December 2019
The critical time for accomplishing anything is in the here and now. Every day is a day to dare to do my best. Each day provides opportunity for self-improvement/self-renewal. Today's accomplishments, not yesterday's or tomorrows,... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Facebook ads spreading 'misinformation' about anti-HIV drugs

Using Facebook's and Instagram's targeted advertising programs, various law firms are attempting to recruit gay and bisexual men who use Truvada PrEP as an HIV preventative to join a lawsuit,...Read more »
 

Medbytes

From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Fruit and vegetable intake and bone health

Fruits and vegetables are potential sources of micronutrients including calcium, vitamin K, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, to name a few, and bioactive compounds. There is increasing evidence of a positive... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

Subjective social status in adolescents with asthma: Psychosocial and physical health outcomes.

Asthma prevalence and morbidity are disproportionately higher among youth with lower socioeconomic status (SES). A new study published in Health Psychology examined the subjective social status (SSS) of pediatric populations,...Read more »

Dermatology

Predicting skin barrier dysfunction and atopic dermatitis in early infancy.

The purpose of a new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology was to identify parental, prenatal and perinatal predictive factors of dry skin, high transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and atopic dermatitis (AD) at 3 months of age,... Read more »
 

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