Dr k k Aggarwal

World COVID-19 Meter 31st March

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
1st April 2020
31st March COVID-19 Update: Deaths will cross 45,000 in 200 Countries, Minimum expected deaths 42,213
1st one lac were infected in 67 days, 2nd in 11 days, 3rd in 4 days, 4th in 3 days, 5th in 2.5 days, 6th in 2 days, 7th in 2 days... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO IMA HCFI Corona Myth Buster 26

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
1st April 2020
COVID-19 cannot occur in animals. The infectious dose of SARSCoV-2, which causes coronavirus disease (COVID-19), for humans is currently unknown via all exposure routes. Animal data are used as surrogates. Rhesus macaques are infected with SARS-CoV-2 through the ocular conjunctival and intratracheal route at... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Burden of liver diseases across the globe

1st April 2020Gastroenterology
Liver disease is responsible for nearly 2 million deaths in a year on a global level. One million of these deaths are due to complications of cirrhosis while the other 1 million occur from viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma... Read more »

News From All Specialities

WHO guidelines to assist countries maintain essential health services amid COVID-19 pandemic

1st April 2020 Pulmonary MedicinePathology & Lab Medicine
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting considerable strain on the healthcare systems globally. The World Health Organization (WHO), in order to assist countries steer through these challenges, has updated operational planning guidelines in balancing... Read more »
Practice Updates

COVID-19: $2.5 trillion rescue package needed for world’s emerging economies

1st April 2020 Pulmonary MedicinePathology & Lab Medicine
The economic fallout due to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to get much worse before it gets better for nearly six billion people in developing economies, the UN said on Monday, as it appealed for a $2.5 trillion rescue package to boost their... Read more »
Practice Updates

100-year-old TB vaccine being tested to fight coronavirus

1st April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
MELBOURNE: A vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis is being given to healthcare workers in Melbourne to see if it will protect them against the coronavirus. The bacillus Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, shot has been in use for about 100 years, with a growing appreciation for its off-target benefits...Read more »

U.S. coronavirus death toll goes past 3,000

1st April 2020 Pharmacists Pulmonary Medicine
The death toll in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic rose past 3,000 on Monday, making it the deadliest day yet in the country’s fight against the pandemic. Meanwhile, New York welcomed the arrival of a 1,000-bed U.S. Navy hospital ship as a sign of hope in the city’s fight against COVID-19...Read more »

Add-On Colchicine Cost-Effective After MI

1st April 2020 Cardiology Pharmacists
Low-dose colchicine decreased the risk of ischemic cardiovascular (CV) events after MI, and was cost-effective, suggested the Canadian COLCOT trial. The primary efficacy outcome, i.e., CV death (CVD), MI, stroke, resuscitated cardiac arrest, or urgent hospitalization for unstable angina leading to revascularization,...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

When can a doctor make a formal announcement in the press?

1st April 2020
“Advertising to solicit patients directly or indirectly, by a physician, by a group of physicians or by institutions or organizations” is considered an unethical act as per regulation 6.1.1 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations, 2002. Regulation 6.1.1 has also defined the situations...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Blonde Stop

1st April 2020
A police car pulled alongside a speeding car on the motorway. Glancing at the car he was astonished to see that the woman behind the wheel was knitting! Realizing that she was oblivious to his flashing lights and siren, the cop rolled down his window and shouted "Pullover!"...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Which of the following is true about restless leg syndrome?

1st April 2020
1. RLS also occurs at rest
2. RLS occurs predominantly in the evening or at night
3. RLS is sometimes painful...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Prevention strategy relies on lifestyle

1st April 2020
Stenting may not be the answer every time for treating heart disease with stable coronary artery disease (CAD). A German study has shown that patients with stable CAD who were subjected to an exercise regimen had significantly higher rates of event-free survival compared... Read more »

eSpiritual: Signs of Spiritual Awakening

1st April 2020
• More experiences of telepathy.
• More experiences of reverse telepathy.
• More spontaneous fulfilment of desires...Read more »

Inspirational: Live and Work

1st April 2020
Once there was a hardworking man who delivered bread as a living to support his family. He spent all his evenings after work attending classes, in a hope to improve himself and one day, find a better paying job. Except for Sundays, he hardly ate a meal together with his family...Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

COVID-19 linked to cardiac injury even in patients without heart conditions: Study

Houston: COVID-19 can cause cardiac injury even in patients without underlying heart conditions, and have fatal consequences for people with cardiovascular disease, according to a review of studies. Experts have known that viral illnesses such as COVID-19 can cause respiratory infections that may lead to lung damage and even death in severe cases...Read more »  


Medical voice

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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Early phase-2 trial of TAS-205 in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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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 »


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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