New drugs for heart failure

Board Of Governors In Supersession Of The Medical Council Of India

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
25th November 2019
Subject:- Fee Fixation in Private Medical Colleges – Reg.
Attention of all concerned is invited that some media reports suggest that the Board of Governors ... Read more »

News From All Specialities

New DRC Ebola virus transmission chain risks reversing major gains: WHO

25th November 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
Amid multiple deadly attacks on civilians by armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), an Ebola death "unlinked to any chain of transmission", risks reversing major gains against the epidemic, a top UN medic said on Friday... Read more »
Practice Updates

Orange the World: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

25th November 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
The international campaign "16 days of Activism against Gender-based Violence" starts on November 25, 2019, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and will continue until December 10, 2019, Human Rights Day.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Passive Measles Immunity Wanes Quickly in Infants

25th November 2019 Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Public Health
It has long been thought that the transference of antibodies from the mother across the placenta during pregnancy confers passive immunity to measles for newborns and infants, but new research suggests... Read more »

Could Building a Better Mosquito Cut Incidence of Dengue?

25th November 2019Business and Medicine,Public Health
In various parts of the world where Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were bred with the naturally occurring bacteria Wolbachia and then released into the wild, there was a reduced incidence of dengue infection,...Read more »

New drug to fight migraine shows promise

ISNCON 2019 Update: Diagnosis and Management of HRS

25th November 2019Nephrology,Pathology & Lab Medicine
Renal dysfunction is a common complication in patients with cirrhosis, ACLF, and ALF. New definition and overall a new classification for HRS that expands on the recent ICA consensus... Read more »

ISNCON 2019 Update: Extracorporeal therapy in chronic liver disease

25th November 2019 Nephrology, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Both renal replacement and extracorporeal albumin/cell based treatment can be used for support in liver failure.
In patients with CLD support therapy is only a bridge to liver transplant...Read more »

ESICON 2019 Update: DPP-4 Inhibitors: Effects Beyond Glycemic Control

25th November 2019 Diabetes and Endocrinology, Internal Medicine
Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors play a role in simplifying diabetes management and are featured in international guidelines.
DPP-4 inhibitors are associated...Read more »

ESICON 2019 Update: Osteoporosis and CKD – What is New?

25th November 2019 Pathology & Lab Medicine Diabetes and Endocrinology,
Fracture risk and fracture-related complications and costs are higher in type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.
DXA T score does classify...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

What are the duties of a doctor in respect of signing professional certificates, reports and other documents?

25th November 2019
Regulation 7.7 elaborates on the issue of signing professional certificates, reports and other documents.
It states as follows: "Registered medical practitioners..Read more »

eMedi Humor

Latest growth and development milestones

25th November 2019
4 years: Can hit 'like'
5 years: Write no-meaning words in comment box
6 years: Can post comments...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Artery of epistaxis is the name given to:

25th November 2019
a. Sphenopalatine artery
b. Superior labial artery...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Pain management

25th November 2019
• Pain is a common occurrence in day-to-day life and should be managed well.
• Remember the word 'ICE', where 'I' means putting ice pack on the injured painful area,... Read more »

eSpiritual: Understanding helping others

25th November 2019
When you help others, your action should not end up in harming or hurting somebody else even though your help has been unconditional. If you have promoted a junior...Read more »

Inspirational Story: Weakness or strength?

25th November 2019
Sometimes our biggest weakness can become our biggest strength. Take, for example, the story of one 10-year-old boy who decided to study Judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a devastating car accident... Read more »


From Other Newsletter



Natural products and medicinal plants for fracture healing

The approach to fracture healing is not restricted just to surgery, slings braces, or any other device but it also requires proper nutrition, since broken bones have the ability to repair themselves naturally.... Read more »


Perfluoroalkyl substances, airways infections, allergy and asthma related health outcomes.

Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) – compounds widely used in industrial applications and consumer products, has been inconsistently associated with asthma,..Read more »


Diverse Diet in Pregnancy May Protect Baby From Eczema

Children born to women who ate a diverse, healthy diet while pregnant had a lower risk for eczema and food allergy... Read more »

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