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Coronavirus - First Death Outside Wuhan Epicentre Reported

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
25th January 2020
Multispeciality
WHO Decision: Coronavirus is spreading, but the organization says it is not a global emergency.
1. At least 25 people have died and more than 800 have been sickened by the mysterious illness. The death toll increased by more than a half-dozen in 24 hours, while the number of confirmed cases jumped by more than 200.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Coronavirus: ‘An emergency in China, but not yet a global health emergency’

25th January 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The head of the UN health agency, WHO, declared on Thursday that the respiratory disease Novel Coronavirus, is not yet an official Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), but warned that is an emergency in China.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Mental Health Awareness Program 2020

25th January 2020 Psychiatry Neurology
No Health without Mental Health Lets Walk Together, Lets Work Together The Mental Health Awareness Program 2020 was organized at the Science City Auditorium, Kolkata. It was inaugurated by four eminent personalities – Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay (Author),...Read more »
Important
Practice Updates

Treatment of Bipolar Disorders

25th January 2020 Neurology Pharmacists
• Challenges of bipolar disorder – Complexity of the clinical presentation (heterogeneous symptom picture, comorbid psychiatric disorders and difficulty obtaining accurate history); Recognition of bipolar depression (hypersomnia and rapid onset);... Read more »

The Impact of Technology on Human Behavior: How to Evaluate in Clinical Practice?

25th January 2020 Neurology Psychiatry
• Over the past decade, there have been massive developments in web-based and Internet technologies, with the introduction of smartphones.
• The rapid growth in the use of smartphones has opened...Read more »  

Recent Advances in Treatment-resistant Depression

25th January 2020 Neurology Psychiatry
• Not all so-called depression is treatable with medications or other biological treatments. • L-methylfolate – It is very important because it is the only form that enters the brain and it indirectly regulates the rate-limiting... Read more »
 

Medicolegal Corner

What is res ipsa loquitur?

25th January 2020
Res ipsa loquitur translates as ‘the thing speaks for itself.’ In a case where negligence is evident, the principle of res ipsa loquitur operates and the complainant does not have to prove anything as the thing (res) proves itself. In such cases, it is for the respondent to prove that he has taken care and done his duty...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Bribery

25th January 2020
A thriving baseball club is one of the features of a boy’s organization connected with a prominent church. The team was recently challenged by a rival club. The pastor gave a special contribution of five dollars to the captain,...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Which of the following is recommended in pregnant women with a history of travel to an area with an ongoing Zika virus outbreak?

25th January 2020
a. Agglutination testing of maternal serum
b. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) screening...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: A mix of exercise protocol is better

25th January 2020
A combination of weight training and aerobic exercise is the best prescription for overweight patients at risk for diabetes and heart disease. Only aerobic exercise is also good as it reduces weight and inches off the waistline.... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: Types of Memory

25th January 2020
The easiest way to remember types of memory is by understanding the concept of Suno, Samjho, Jano and Karo (hearing, understanding, knowledge and wisdom). Hearing is the shortest lasting memory. We hear and we forget is the rule....Read more »

Inspirational: Do not interfere in others’ business unless asked

25th January 2020
Most of us create our own problems by interfering too often in others’ affairs. We do so because somehow we have convinced ourselves that our way is the best way, our logic is the perfect logic and those who do not conform to our thinking... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

'Drug for arthritis in dogs can fight cancer in people'

Drugs for diabetes, inflammation, alcoholism -- and even for treating arthritis in dogs -- can also kill cancer cells in the lab, according to a new study. New York: Drugs for diabetes, inflammation, alcoholism, and even for treating arthritis in dogs can also kill cancer cells in the lab,...Read more »
 

Medbytes

From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Yoga and Ayurveda for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a genetic X chromosome-linked disorder, is marked by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. Presently, no cure exists for this condition. Medical and rehabilitative therapy for genetic defects may help maintain function and provide some comfort.... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

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 »

Dermatology

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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