Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
25th August 2019

Shri Arun Jaitley achieved Nirvana today

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Shri Arun Jaitley, Former Finance Minister of India achieved Nirvana today.

A lawyer by profession, he reached the pinnacle of success as a professional and became a stalwart national political leader.

Arun Jaitley was a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India. He had been active in politics since his university days and became a Cabinet minister in the governments headed by Former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Shri Narendra Modi. He held important cabinet portfolios like Finance, Defence, Corporate Affairs, Commerce and Industry and Law and Justice.

He always worked for the good of the medical and legal community and the public at large. He was an icon to many....read more

Mera Bharat Mahan 10: Neti Neti (Not This, Not This)
The main principle of knowing the truth

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Sage Yajnavalkya, the greatest of Upanishadic philosophers, taught the great doctrine of "neti-neti", the view that truth can be found only through the negation of all thoughts about it (Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 2.3.6).

तस्य हैतस्य पुरुषस्य रूपम्।यथा माहारजनं वासः, यथा पाण्ड्वाविकम्, यथेन्द्रगोपः, यथाग्न्यर्चिः, यथापुण्डरीकम्, यथा सकृद्विद्युत्तम्; सकृद्विद्युत्तेव ह वा अस्य श्रीर्भवति य एवं वेद; अथात आदेशः—नेति नेति, न ह्येतस्मादिति नेत्यन्यत्परमस्ति; अथ नामधेयम्—सत्यस्य सत्यमिति; प्राणा वै सत्यम्, तेषामेष सत्यम्॥...read more

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Practice Updates

Rising to the challenge of malaria eradication

The World Health Organization (WHO) says accelerated research and development (R&D) in new tools for malaria prevention and treatment is key if the world is to eradicate malaria in the foreseeable future: today less than 1% of funding for health R&D investment goes to developing tools to tackle malaria.... read more

An estimated 92% of cancers caused by HPV could be prevented by vaccine

During 2012-2016, an average of 43,999 HPV-associated cancers were reported each year, according to a new study published in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Among the estimated 34,800 cancers probably caused by HPV, 92 percent are attributable to the HPV types that are included in the HPV vaccine and could be prevented if HPV vaccine recommendations were followed, according to the report.... read more

Want to avoid an early death? Get moving, says study

The medical journal BMJ published a report recently that links higher levels of physical activity at any intensity to a lower risk of early death in middle-age and older people. The risk of death for participants was approximately five times higher for those who were inactive compared to those who were the most active, according to the researchers.... read more

Flu Vaccine Recommendations Updated by CDC

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) continues to recommend routine yearly influenza vaccination for everyone aged 6 months or older who has no contraindications, according to updated recommendations for the 2019–2020 influenza season. The recommendations were published online in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Clinicians should offer vaccination by the end of October, according to the authors,... read more

Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery Linked to Adverse Perinatal Outcomes

Pregnancy after bariatric surgery is associated with increases in some adverse perinatal outcomes, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis. The pooled odds of perinatal mortality or stillbirth were 38% higher (P=0.031) and the odds of congenital anomalies were... read more

Medical Voice

WHO calls for more research into microplastics and a crackdown on plastic pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the release of an analysis of current research related to microplastics in drinking-water. The Organization also calls for a reduction in plastic pollution to benefit the environment and reduce human exposure. ...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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