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

Heart Care Foundation of India empanelled by Delhi Red Cross Society for cardiac life support training program

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) has been empanelled by Delhi Red Cross Society for cardiac life support training program.

HCFI has been actively engaged in teaching the life-saving skill of hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR 10) to the public since 2012 via weekly camps at schools, colleges including government sectors like MCD, NDMC. HCFI trained all operational PCR vans constables in hands-only CPR in 2015 as they are usually the first responders....read more


Mera Asia Mahan 9: Why do we say Om Shanti Shanti Shanti thrice and its relevance to wellness?

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The Vedic shanti mantras or "peace mantras" are prayers for peace (shanti) found in the Upanishads. Generally, they are recited at the beginning and end of religious rituals and discourses.

Peace is the fundamental parameter of happiness and mental cum social wellness.

The mantras are supposed to calm the mind of the person who recites them and also the environment around....read more

Video Of The Day : Indoor Pollution
Practice Updates

WMA Annual General Assembly 2019

The World Medical Association's Annual General Assembly will be held at the Sheraton Tbilisi Metechi Palace Hotel, Georgia from October 23-26. The theme of the Scientific Session is Palliative Care. At the Ceremonial Session, Dr. Miguel Roberto Jorge will be installed as President... read more


Brazil and Paraguay launch campaign to intensify vaccination in border areas

Brazil and Paraguay have launched a campaign to intensify vaccination in the border areas to increase coverage against measles, yellow fever and other diseases in the border cities of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay... read more


World at risk of pandemics that could kill millions, panel warns

The world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics that could kill millions and wreak havoc on the global economy, an international expert panel has warned, and governments should work to prepare for and mitigate that risk.... read more


USPSTF Finds Evidence Insufficient for Routine MCI Screening

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released a draft recommendation in which it concludes that the "current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for cognitive impairment in older adults."... read more


Vegan Diet Alters Microbiome and Insulin Sensitivity, Drops Weight

A low-fat vegan diet induces changes in gut microbiota that are related to altered body composition and insulin sensitivity, and result in weight loss, according to results of a randomized controlled trial in overweight/obese adults.... read more

Medical Voice

Health Ministry guidelines for sputum samples potentially containing TB bacteria (Contd)

Steps to be taken in case of accidental damage or spillage
1.Do not accept if the outer packaging is found wet, soiled or broken. 2.In case of damage /leakage during transport, the transporter must inform sender/ receiver whoever is nearer. ...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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Medicolegal Corner
eMedi Quiz
A. Use of stool softeners.
B. Enema administration
C. Gagging while toothbrushing.
D. Lifting heavy objects
Lifestyle Updates
 
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