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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts And Myth Buster 64: Mental Health (Part two)

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
19th April 2020
Multispeciality
Can psychiatry wards spread COVID infections
Placing no hand sanitizer on the hospital's psychiatric ward fearing that the patients would drink it; making them sleep together in communal rooms with the windows sealed shut to prevent suicide attempts, are all conditions that can be a perfect environment for the rapid spread of a potentially deadly virus... Read more »
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Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 62

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
19th April 2020
Multispeciality
Coranxiety the Next Pandemic
An article published online April 10 in JAMA Internal Medicine on the mental health consequences of COVID-19, warns of a “pandemic” of behavioral problems and mental illness... Read more »
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Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Health benefits of Mediterranean diet in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

19th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
An article published in Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology discussed that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease worldwide. The authors reported that insulin resistance and obesity-related inflammatory... Read more »

News From All Specialities

ICMR to study BCG vaccine efficacy in preventing coronavirus

19th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
NEW DELHI: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is set to start a new trial to study the efficacy of BCG vaccine in preventing COVID-19. The results from the trial are expected to help the government take a decision on whether to recommend the vaccine to frontline healthcare workers involved in taking care of patients... Read more »
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Practice Updates

27 new coronavirus cases in China, death toll at 4,632 following data revisions

19th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
China’s National Health Commission reported 27 new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 17, up from 26 the day earlier. Seventeen of these cases were imported, up from 15 the previous day. New asymptomatic cases stood at 54, down from 66 the previous day. Three of the new cases were imported,... Read more »
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Practice Updates

COVID-19: Testing is Key to Reopening, say Infectious Disease Experts

19th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The key to opening up the American economy lies in the ability to carry out mass testing, suggests the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). IDSA, along with its HIV Medicine Association, has issued a set of recommendations that outline the steps required to begin easing physical distancing measures...Read more »

Sanitizing N95 Masks for Reuse: NIH Study

19th April 2020 Pulmonary MedicinePathology & Lab Medicine
Exposing contaminated N95 respirators to vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) or ultraviolet (UV) light was found to eliminate the SARS-CoV-2 virus from the material and preserve the integrity of the masks' fit for up to three uses, reported a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study...Read more »
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Practice Updates

Guillain-Barre Linked to COVID-19

19th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) was found to be associated with COVID-19 in five patients in Italy during the first 3 weeks of March. Three Italian hospitals reported the cases out of an estimated 1,000 to 1,200 patients with COVID-19,...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Are life-saving machines, devices and equipments like CPAP machine covered under insurance policy?

19th April 2020
Life-saving machines and devices such as pacemaker, CPAP, BiPAP, orthopedic implants, intracardiac valve replacements, vascular stents, relevant laboratory diagnostic tests, X-ray and such similar implants and machines are often prescribed by registered medical practitioners to their patients...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Stop Following Me!

19th April 2020
A man was walking home alone one night when he heard a "BUMP....BUMP....BUMP..." behind him. Walking faster, he looked back, making out an image of an upright coffin banging its way down the middle of the street towards him...."BUMP...BUMP...BUMP..."Read more »

eMedi Quiz

The blood vessel related to the paraduodenal fossa is:

19th April 2020
1. Gonadal Vein.
2. Superior mesenteric artery.
3. Portal vein...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Some facts on healthy eating

19th April 2020
• Natural fast food is good for health.
• Examples of natural fast foods are milk, dry fruits and fruits.
• Artificial fast food or junk food is bad for health... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: You look at people the same way as you are

19th April 2020
Honest people regard everybody as honest and dishonest people regard everybody as dishonest. It all depends on the type of people you interact with. If you do not take bribe, nobody will come and offer bribe to you and you will feel everybody is honest. If you take bribe then everybody will come to you...Read more »

Inspirational: Let go of your Stresses!

19th April 2020
A psychologist was once teaching stress management to an audience. She raised a glass of water, to which everyone expected she would the "half empty or half full” question. Instead, the psychologist asked, "How heavy is this glass of water?" Answers ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz. She then replied that the absolute weight didn’t matter...Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

32 more testing labs can come up with AIIMS as mentor

Number of infected people may rise if more tests done: Pharma industry experts NEW DELHI: India may not be testing enough for Covid-19 and once more tests are conducted the novel coronavirus infection numbers could rise, said pharma industry experts at a webinar hosted by Bennett University on Thursday...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 »  
Medical voice

How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »  

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Orthopedic

Orthopedics

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 »

Allergy-and-Immunology

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 »

Dermatology

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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