Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
19th August 2019

Mera Bharat Mahan 3 : A person has pure consciousness state at birth and at death

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

A person has pure consciousness state at birth and at death. Even the law says that children and a dying person do not speak a lie and that is because their state of mind is pure consciousness.

Also, those who believe in rebirth, the human soul takes three births. From the Upanishad point of view: firstly as semen, then at birth and lastly at death.

The three phases

1. The semen is the vigour. The man holds this essence of his Self in his own body. When he pours the semen into a woman, he procreates himself. This, indeed, is the first birth of the embodied soul...read more

AAN-AHA updated pediatric migraine guidelines: Treat as soon as the child becomes aware of an impending migraine attack

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Headache Society (AHS) have published updated recommendations for preventing and treating migraine in children and adolescents

The guidelines focused on two areas: one, acute treatments to reduce pain and other symptoms that accompany the headache and secondly, treatments to prevent migraine attacks and reduce the associated morbidity. Some key recommendations are:...read more

Practice Updates

Today is World Humanitarian Day: #WomenHumanitarians

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on August 19 to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. This World Humanitarian Day honors the work of women in crises throughout the world. The focus is on the unsung heroes who have long been working on the front lines... read more

WHO statement urging governments to ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship at international expositions

As called for in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Governments must comprehensively enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (Article 13) at international expos and conferences, in order to ensure their events and programmes are tobacco free and that their activities and participants are not sponsored by tobacco companies.... read more

Govt not to allow knee implants cost rise beyond 10% in a year

New Delhi: The government has said that the ceiling price of orthopedic knee implants will be monitored to ensure that the cost does not increase beyond 10 per cent in a given year. "Though the industry has requested for a 20 per cent (10 per cent for the year 2018 and 10 per cent for the year 2019) increase in the price of knee implants, it was decided to further monitor the price increase of knee implants as per para 20 of the DPCO,.. read more

Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed in Adults and Children

Type 1 diabetes is frequently misdiagnosed in both children and adults, and misdiagnosis increases the risk for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children, new research suggests. Results of a survey of 2526 participants recruited from the T1D Exchange clinic and online communities were published in Clinical Diabetes. Overall, the survey revealed 25% of respondents... read more

Estrogen Patch a Boon for Schizophrenia in Women?

Adjunctive estrogen patches significantly improve positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia in premenopausal women, suggests new research. The study, a randomized controlled trial, replicates previous research but also extends it. The beneficial effect of the patch was especially evident in women older than 38 years.... 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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