Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
26th September 2019

My answer is yes, now tell me how can I help you?

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

"My answer is yes, now tell me how can I help you? This is the best mantra as it shifts one to treat every problem as an opportunity. There is nothing like right and wrong. It is right or different.

As per Yoga Vasistha (6.80.54, 6.80.59, 6.80.60), if 5% of the society starts following this statement, this could change the happiness index of any country.

We should solve problems and not find mistakes...read more

Annually screen all adults older than 65 for cognitive impairment

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

People aged 65 years and older should be screened every year for thinking and memory problems, as per new metrics for quality improvement recommended by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and published in the journal Neurology. Early diagnosis can help detect the reversible forms of mild cognitive impairment such as due to sleep problems, depression or medications followed by timely intervention...read more

Practice Updates

Health alert on ranitidine

(ET Healthworld-IANS): The Drugs Controller of India on Tuesday sounded a public health alert on ranitidine, a old, cheaply-priced medicine used commonly to counter stomach acidity, as some drug regulators in other countries have found it to contain a chemical compound which can cause cancer. ... read more

AYUSH Ministry proposes to include 19 treatment packages in PM-JAY

The Ayush Ministry has proposed the inclusion of 19 Ayurvedic, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) treatment packages in the cashless health insurance scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), Union Minister Shripad Naik said on Tuesday. The proposal to treat neurological diseases, arthritis among others has been submitted to the National Health Authority, AYUSH Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said.... read more

Multilateral agencies launch a joint plan to boost global health goals

At the United Nations General Assembly, 12 multilateral agencies launched a joint plan to better support countries over the next 10 years to accelerate progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).... read more

Tanzania urged to provide more information on suspected Ebola case

Authorities in Tanzania have been urged by the UN to supply further information about the death of an individual from suspected Ebola Virus Disease earlier this month in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. The development comes as neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to... read more

FDA approves first live, non-replicating vaccine to prevent smallpox and monkeypox

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Jynneos Smallpox and Monkeypox Vaccine, Live, Non-Replicating, for the prevention of smallpox and monkeypox disease in adults 18 years of age and older determined to be at high risk for smallpox or monkeypox infection... read more

IVF Associated with Higher Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Mothers who undergo assisted reproduction are more likely to develop gestational diabetes than those who conceive naturally, shows a new meta-analysis presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2019 Annual Meeting.... read more

Deep Brain Stimulation Offers New Hope for Severe Tinnitus

Bilateral deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the caudate nucleus appears safe and effective for patients with severe refractory tinnitus, early research suggests. Results of a small open-label study showed a 60% to 80% response rate for efficacy outcomes.... read more

Medical Voice

How can I prevent acne breakouts?

Never go to bed with makeup on.
Check labels: when purchasing cosmetic and skincare products, always look for the terms "non-comedogenic," "oil-free," or "won’t clog pores." ...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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