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Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
1st December 2019
Having an undetectable viral load when on HIV treatment (ART) also stops HIV transmission
For > 20 years it is known that ART reduces HIV transmission but now it is clear that the risk is not just reduced but stopped completely.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Today is World AIDS Day

1st December 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
The commemoration of World AIDS Day, on December 1, 2019, is an important opportunity to recognize the essential role that communities have played and continue to play in the AIDS response at the international, national and local levels.... Read more »
Practice Updates

WHO is spilling #TheTeaOnHIV for at least one million young Africans

1st December 2019 Business and Medicine, Public Health
As the 31st World AIDS Day is observed on December 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office in Africa launched a social media campaign, #TheTeaOnHIV, that aims to better inform at least one million adolescents and young people... Read more »
Practice Updates

Smartphone 'addiction': Young people 'panicky' when denied mobiles

1st December 2019Business and Medicine, Pediatrics
Almost a quarter of young people are so dependent on their smartphones that it becomes like an addiction, suggests research by psychiatrists. The study, from King's College London, says such addictive behavior means that people become... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

Two Ebola Biologics Lower Death Rates

1st December 2019 Public Health, Critical Care
Two monoclonal antibody treatments for Ebola were associated with a significantly lower mortality rate among patients with the virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a randomized trial found. The single monoclonal antibody...Read more »

Three Drugs Equally Effective in Refractory Status Epilepticus

1st December 2019 Pharmacists, Neurology
Three drugs commonly used in the emergency department to treat patients with refractory status epilepticus were equally effective and safe, revealed the ESETT trial. Each of the three medications... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can the consent be taken a few days before the procedure?

1st December 2019
Recall of informed consent is not affected by the timing of obtaining informed consent before any procedure.
Evidence: Sixty patients scheduled for colonoscopy or esophagogastroduodenoscopy were enrolled...Read more »

eMedi Humor


1st December 2019
As an instructor in driver education at the local area High School, I’ve learned that even the brightest students can become flustered behind the wheel. One day, I had three beginners in the car,...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

All of the following conditions may predispose to pulmonary embolism except:

1st December 2019
1. Protein S deficiency.
2. Malignancy...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: WHO 12 Tips to be healthy

1st December 2019
1. Eat a healthy diet.
2. Be physically active, every day, your way.... Read more »

eSpiritual: Never hurt the ego of a person

1st December 2019
It is a well-known Vedic fact that if you hurt the ego of a person, he will never forgive you, especially, if you have insulted or implicated him in character assassination, or have cast implications about financial embezzlement or you call a woman...Read more »

Inspirational Story: It‘s All Good

1st December 2019
I heard the story told recently about a king in Africa who had a close friend that he grew up with. The friend had a habit of looking at every situation that ever occurred in his life (positive or negative) and remarking,... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Innovative WHO HIV testing recommendations aim to expand treatment coverage

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new recommendations to help countries reach the 8.1 million people living with HIV who are yet to be diagnosed, and who are therefore unable to obtain lifesaving treatment....Read more »


From Other Newsletter



Herbal remedies in the management of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is one of the commonest metabolic bone disorders that is associated with decreased bone strength. This progressive systemic skeletal disorder increases the susceptibility to fractures.... Read more »


Race disparity in blood sphingolipidomics associated with lupus cardiovascular comorbidity.

Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) is a chronic multi-organ autoimmune disease. Genetic and environmental factors contribute to the disease onset and severity. Sphingolipids are signaling molecules involved in regulating cell...Read more »


Fracture Risk Increased Among Those with Atopic Dermatitis

A large population-based study reports a definitive increase in risk for hip, pelvis, spine, and wrist fractures among adults with atopic dermatitis. The risk was even higher for patients with severe disease.... Read more »

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