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Dr KK Aggarwal

Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee
Dr KK Aggarwal
President, Heart Care Foundation of India; Sr Consultant Physician, Cardiologist and Dean Medical Education Moolchand Medcity; Chairman Ethical Committee Delhi Medical Council; Chairman (Delhi Chapter) International Medical Sciences Academy; Hony Director IMA AKN Sinha Institute (08–09); Hony Finance Secretary National IMA (07–08); Chairman IMA Academy of Medical Specialties (06–07); President Delhi Medical Association (05–06), President IMA New Delhi Branch (94–95, 02–04); Editor in Chief IJCP Group of Publications & Hony. Visiting Professor (Clinical Research) DIPSAR

 

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Photos and Videos of 3rd eMedinewS – RevisitinG 2011 on 22nd January 2012

Photos of Doctor’s Day Celebration

 
    Health Videos …

Nobility of medical profession: Aamir Khan Controversy (Video 1 to Video 9)
Health and Religion: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and Heart Care Foundation of India(Video 1 to Video 7)
Take Care Holistically, DD India health series, Anchor Dr KK Aggarwal (Video 1–2)
Chat with Dr KK On life Style Disorders

Health Update (Video 1 to 15)

 
  Editorial …

27th July 2012, Friday

Echo can differentiate old vs fresh LV clots

Advanced strain rate echo can differentiate between old and fresh left ventricular clots after a myocardial infarction according to a pilot study reported in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging by Frank Weidemann, MD, from the University of Wuerzburg in Germany.

Strain rate echo measures the tissue pliability in time. After 6 months of treatment with the oral anticoagulant phenprocoumon, most with fresh thrombi strain pattern will disappear.

Most embolic events after MI occur within the first 4 months and echo is currently used to detect the presence of thrombi. But this new technique may be used to identify thrombus that will positively respond to therapy.

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Stay Tuned with Padma Shri and Dr BC Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal

Do not give citalopram more than 40mg

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    Photo Feature (From HCFI Photo Gallery)

Seminar on the Role of God Particle in health

Heart Care Foundation of India in association with International Centre for Spirituality and eMedinewS organized the first ever seminar on “Higgs Boson Science and Health”.Dr HK Chopra was being presented with memento in the occasion

 
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    National News

To fight against malaria, health department to ‘ACT’ properly

JAIPUR: With the number of plasmodium falciparum (PF) malaria cases have increased in the state, the medical health and family welfare department has decided to give artemisinin–based combination therapy (ACT) to each and every case of malaria PF from this year. As the risk of malaria spread has increased during monsoon, the department has made ACT available at every block level in the state. The department has directed all the government doctors to give ACT to each and every case of PF malaria. The department has recommended full dose of ACTs to prevent the development of drug resistance. Health director Dr BR Meena said, "The ACT minimizes the chance of recurrence of malaria PF. So, we have directed all the chief medical health officers to give ACT to all PF cases." The malaria PF cases have increased in the recent past in the state. Last year, among the total 51,000 malaria cases there were 2,000 PF malaria cases. But, in 2011 the PF cases increased to more than 2,900. The total malaria cases registered in 2011 were more than 53,000, sources said. Meena said that the ACT will be given only after the patient is diagnosed with PF malaria. It is a radical treatment with 3–day doses of medicines. Earlier, ACT was introduced in the state for a limited area but now it has been made available in the entire state. Besides, the department would begin second round of DDT (dichloro diphenyl trichloroethane) spray in areas which are quite vulnerable to malaria in the entire state. The department had identified the areas which are vulnerable to PF malaria in the beginning of the year 2012. (Source: TOI, Jul 25, 2012)

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My Profession My Concern

Rs 50,000 fine for attacking duty bound doctors

Assembly passes bill on hospital protection act in Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Any attack against a duty bound doctor, a hospital or its staff would invite an imprisonment of up to three years and a fine of Rs 50,000. The law for the protection of patients, doctors, hospitals and its staff was passed by the state Assembly on Friday. In addition to the punishment, the offender will be liable to pay to the healthcare service institution a compensation of twice the amount of the purchase price of medical equipment damaged and loss caused to the property as determined by the court trying the offender. If a person fails to pay the compensation then the government could go for a revenue recovery against the assaulter. The major highlight of the act is that "any offence committed under the section shall be cognisable and non–bailable." (TOI)

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Medical mistakes in Indian movies

Dear all, eMedinewS is starting a special series on ‘Medical mistakes in Indian movies’. We invite all our readers to share with us the following information:

  1. Scene/s where the image of the medical profession has been maligned in an unrealistic manner, or
  2. Scene/s where medical care and approach has been depicted incorrectly, or
  3. Scenes where the medical profession has been portrayed correctly.

Send us the clippings or description of the scenes. This would be a start to a special campaign to rebuild the image of the medical profession.

Certificate courses in 2D and 3D Echocardiography/Fellowship Diploma in non invasive cardiology Contact Dr KK Aggarwal, Moolchand Medcity, email: emedinews@gmail.com

 
    International News

(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

NHS and Health Sector News (Vivek Chhabra)

The Times reports that physiotherapists and podiatrists will be able to prescribe painkillers and anti–inflammatory drugs under plans to be announced today. The Daily Telegraph reports that patients approaching the end of their lives are being issued with cards informing doctors that they do not want to be placed on a controversial "death pathway", as concerns are rising over the practice becoming routine. The Daily Mirror reports that the NHS is set for a third year of cuts. Spending will fall from £106billion this year to £105.9billion in 2013–14, Treasury data revealed. But international aid will soar from £8billion to £10.5billion – despite every other Government department facing cuts.

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WHO issues guidance on prevention of HBV, HCV infection

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new guidelines for countries to prevent the spread of viral hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) among people who inject drugs. In its "Guidance on Prevention of Hepatitis B and C Among People Who Inject Drugs," the WHO recommends 4 actions for countries to take: (Source: Medscape)

  • offer people who inject drugs the rapid HBV vaccination regimen, which takes 3 weeks to administer the 3 doses, instead of 6 months;
  • offer people who inject drugs incentives to increase uptake and completion of the HBV vaccination schedule;
  • implement needle and syringe programs to provide low–dead–space syringes that retain less blood after use; and
  • offer peer interventions to people who inject drugs in an effort to reduce incidence of viral hepatitis.

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Hepatitis could kill 5 mn in Southeast Asia: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday said that over five million people are likely to lose life over the next decade due to viral hepatitis in Southeast Asia region. The inflammatory disease of the liver affects 100 million with chronic hepatitis B infection in the region, WHO said ahead of the World Hepatitis Day July 28. "WHO estimates that more than five million people in the Southeast Asia region will die from the consequences of viral hepatitis in the next 10 years. There are an estimated 30 million people with chronic hepatitis C infection in the region," WHO said. While the UN health agency is focusing on increasing awareness about the disease, it is also aiming at increasing surveillance and resources. "Viral hepatitis must be given greater priority in terms of both resources and effort. Good surveillance is essential," said Samlee Plianbangchang, WHO’s regional director for Southeast Asia. "Infant immunisation coverage for hepatitis B must reach levels greater than 95 percent. It should be mandatory for all blood and blood products to be screened for hepatitis B and C," Plianbangchang added. The most common causes of the viral infection are hepatitis virus A, B, C and E. The infection can cause acute illness with symptoms such as nausea, dark urine, vomiting and abdominal pain. "About 65 per cent of those with hepatitis B and 75 per cent of those with hepatitis C do not know they are infected. An effective vaccine has been available to prevent hepatitis B since 1982," the WHO said. The UN health agency added that it is developing a strategy to prevent and control viral hepatitis in the region. (Source: TOI, Jul 25, 2012)

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Six cycles of adjuvant chemo no better than four for low–risk breast cancer

Relapse–free survival after resection for early–stage breast cancer was not improved by adding two extra cycles of chemotherapy in a recent multicenter study. This was true whether the extra two courses of adjuvant chemo included doxorubicin/cyclophosphamide or paclitaxel, according to a report online Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. (Source: Medscape)

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   Twitter of the Day

@DrKKAggarwal: Stress management programs for heart patients a must

@DeepakChopra: If someone irritates you, ask yourself what you really feel beneath the anger and don’t stop paying attention until the anger is gone.

 
    Spiritual Update

(Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor in Chief, IJCP Group of Publications and eMedinews)

LESHYAS

In Jainism importance is given to the leshya. It refers to the state of mind. Our actions reflect the state of our mind.

Illustration
A: Six friends went for a trip and got lost on the way. Being hungry they found a fruit tree. His is

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    4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course (APVIC)

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    Infertility Update

(Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

What do understand by ectopic pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy is an early embryo (fertilized egg) that has implanted outside of the uterus, the normal site for implantation. In normal conception, the egg is fertilized by the sperm in the fallopian tube. The resulting embryo travels through the tube and reaches the uterus three to four days later. However, if the fallopian tube is blocked or damaged and unable to transport the embryo to the uterus, the embryo may implant in the lining of the tube, resulting in an ectopic pregnancy. The fallopian tube cannot support the growing embryo. After several weeks the tube may rupture and bleed, resulting in a potentially serious situation.

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    Tat Tvam Asi………and the Life Continues……

(Dr N K Bhatia, Medical Director, Mission Jan Jagriti Blood Bank)

Blood Grouping systems & Principles, Blood Group Discrepancies & their possible solutions

Blood group antibodies

  • Plasma proteins, which are produced by the body as defense mechanism in response to exposure to a foreign antigen.
  • Primary response
    • The first time a person is exposed to a red cell antigen
    • Slow response which takes 2 – 6 month
  • Secondary response
    • The second time a person is exposed to a red cell antigen
    • Rapid response with large amount of antibody
    • Binds to the corresponding antigens on red blood cells, which may cause destruction of the red blood cells.
    • Can only be recognized by their interaction with antigens
    • Appear "naturally" e.g. anti–A and anti–B.
    • Appear after exposure to incompatible blood e.g. anti–D and anti–K
  • Auto–antibody
    • Atypical antibody in the serum of an individual that agglutinates or sensitizes his own red blood cells
  • Allo–antibody
    • A typical antibody in the serum of an individual that agglutinates or sensitizes foreign red blood cells

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   An Inspirational Story

(Ms Ritu Sinha)

All good things

He was in the first third grade class I taught at Saint Mary’s School in Morris, Minn. All 34 of my students were dear to me, but Mark Eklund was one in a million. Very neat in appearance, but had that happy–to–be–alive attitude that made even his occasional mischievousness delightful.

Mark talked incessantly. I had to remind him again and again that talking without permission was not acceptable. What impressed me so much, though, was his sincere response every time I had to correct him for misbehaving. "Thank you for correcting me, Sister!" I didn’t know what to make of it at first, but before long I became accustomed to hearing it many times a day.

One morning my patience was growing thin when Mark talked once too often, and then I made a novice–teacher’s mistake. I looked at Mark and said, "If you say one more word, I am going to tape your mouth shut!" It wasn’t ten seconds later when Chuck blurted out, "Mark is talking again." I hadn’t asked any of the students to help me watch Mark, but since I had stated the punishment in front of the class, I had to act on it.

I remember the scene as if it had occurred this morning. I walked to my desk, very deliberately opened by drawer and took out a roll of masking tape. Without saying a word, I proceeded to Mark’s desk, tore off two pieces of tape and made a big X with them over his mouth. I then returned to the front of the room. As I glanced at Mark to see how he was doing, he winked at me. That did it!! I started laughing.

The class cheered as I walked back to Mark’s desk, removed the tape, and shrugged my shoulders. His first words were, "Thank you for correcting me, Sister." At the end of the year, I was asked to teach junior–high math.

The years flew by, and before I knew it Mark was in my classroom again. He was more handsome than ever and just as polite. Since he had to listen carefully to my instruction in the "new math," he did not talk as much in ninth grade as he had in third. One Friday, things just didn’t feel right. We had worked hard on a new concept all week and I sensed that the students were frowning, frustrated with themselves – and edgy with one another.

I had to stop this crankiness before it got out of hand. So I asked them to list the names of the other students in the room on two sheets of paper, leaving a space between each name. Then I told them to think of the nicest thing they could say about each of their classmates and write it down. It took the remainder of the class period to finish their assignment, and as the students left the room, each one handed me the papers. Charlie smiled. Mark said, "Thank you for teaching me, Sister. Have a good weekend." That Saturday, I wrote down the name of each student on a separate sheet of paper, and I listed what everyone else had said about that individual.

On Monday I gave each student his or her list. Before long, the entire class was smiling. "Really?" I heard whispered. "I never knew that meant anything to anyone!" "I didn’t know others liked me so much." No one ever mentioned those papers in class again. I never knew if they discussed them after class or with their parents, but it didn’t matter. The exercise had accomplished its purpose. The students were happy with themselves and one another again.

That group of students moved on. Several years later, after I returned from a vacation, my parents met me at the airport. As we were driving home, mother asked me the usual questions about the trip – the weather, my experiences in general. There was a lull in the conversation. Mother gave Dad a side–ways glance and simply says, "Dad?" My father cleared his throat as he usually did before something important.

"The Eklunds called last night," he began. "Really?" I said. "I haven’t heard from them in years. I wonder how Mark is." Dad responded quietly. "Mark was killed in Vietnam," he said. "The funeral is tomorrow, and his parents would like it if you could attend."

To this day I can still point to the exact spot on I–494 where Dad told me about Mark. I had never seen a serviceman in a military coffin before. Mark looked so handsome, so mature. All I could think at that moment was, Mark I would give all the masking tape in the world if only you would talk to me. The church was packed with Mark's friends. Chuck’s sister sang "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Why did it have to rain on the day of the funeral? It was difficult enough at the graveside.

The pastor said the usual prayers, and the bugler played taps. One by one those who loved Mark took a last walk by the coffin and sprinkled it with holy water. I was the last one to bless the coffin. As I stood there, one of the soldiers who acted as pallbearer came up to me. "Were you Mark’s math teacher?" he asked. I nodded as I continued to stare at the coffin. "Mark talked about you a lot," he said.

After the funeral, most of Mark’s former classmates headed to Chuck’s farmhouse for lunch. Mark’s mother and father were there, obviously waiting for me. "We want to show you something," his father said, taking a wallet out of his pocket. "They found this on Mark when he was killed. We thought you might recognize it."

Opening the billfold, he carefully removed two worn pieces of notebook paper that had obviously been taped, folded and refolded many times. I knew without looking that the papers were the ones on which I had listed all the good things each of Mark’s classmates had said about him.

"Thank you so much for doing that," Mark’s mother said. "As you can see, Mark treasured it." Mark’s classmates started to gather around us. Charlie smiled rather sheepishly and said, "I still have my list. It’s in the top drawer of my desk at home." Chuck’s wife said, "Chuck asked me to put his in our wedding album." "I have mine too," Marilyn said. "It’s in my diary."

Then Vicki, another classmate, reached into her pocketbook, took out her wallet and showed her worn and frazzled list to the group. "I carry this with me at all times," Vicki said without batting an eyelash. "I think we all saved our lists." That’s when I finally sat down and cried. I cried for Mark and for all his friends who would never see him again.

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Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: A patient with Mediclaim was advised MRI post discharge.
Dr. Bad: It will not be covered.
Dr. Good: It will be covered.
Lesson: Post hospitalization related medical expenses incurred during period up to 60 days after hospitalization of disease/illness/injury sustained are covered as part of claim.

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Make Sure

Situation: A 60–year–old male developed acute heart attack after consuming Viagra.
Reaction: Oh my God! Why was cardiac clearance not taken before?
Lesson: Make sure that all older patients get a cardiac clearance before they are given Viagra group of drugs.

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    Legal Question of the Day

(Dr MC Gupta)

Q. Who can legally perform an MTP?

Ans.

  • MTP can be performed only by a registered medical practitioner in terms of the Act.
  • The term "registered medical practitioner" as used in the Act is defined in section 2(d) as follows:

    "(d) "registered medical practitioner" means a medical practitioner who possesses any recognized medical qualification as defined in clause (h) of section 2 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, (102 of 1956), whose name has been entered in a State Medical Register and who has such experience or training in gynaecology and obstetrics as may be prescribed by rules made under this Act."
  • The required experience or training in gynaecology and obstetrics referred in section 2(d) of the MTP Act, 1971, is defined in Rule 4 of the MTP Rules, 2003, reproduced below:

    "4. Experience and training under clause (d) of Section 2:–

    For the purpose of clause (d) of section (2), a registered medical practitioner shall have one or more of the following experience or training in gynaecology and obstetrics, namely;
    • In the case of a medical practitioner, who was registered in a State Medical Register immediately before the commencement of the Act, experience in the practice of gynaecology and obstetrics for a period of not less than three years:
    • In the case of a medical practitioner, who is registered in a State Medical Register:–
      • If he has completed six months of house surgency in gynaecology and obstetrics; or
      • Unless the following facilities are provided therein, if he had experience at any hospital for a period of not less than one year in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology; or
    • If he has assisted a registered medical practitioner in the performance of twenty–five cases of medical termination of pregnancy of which at least five have been performed independently, in a hospital established or maintained or a training institute approved for this purpose by the government.
      • This training would enable the Registered Medical Practitioner (RMP) to do only 1st Trimester terminations (up to 12 weeks of gestation).
      • For terminations up to twenty weeks the experience or training as prescribed under sub rules (a), (b) and (d) shall apply.
    • In case of a medical practitioner who has been registered in a State Medical Register and who holds a post–graduate degree or diploma in gynaecology and obstetrics, the experience or training gained during the course of such degree or diploma.”
  • The above definitions etc. need to be kept in mind when answering the question––
    "When pregnancies may be terminated by registered medical practitioners?"
    This question is answered in section 3(2) of the MTP Act, 1971, which is reproduced below:
    "3. When pregnancies may be terminated by registered medical practitioners –
    • xxxxxxxxxx
    • Subject to the provisions of sub–section (4), a pregnancy may be terminated by a registered medical practitioner,
      • Where the length of the pregnancy does not exceed twelve weeks if such medical practitioner is, or
      • Where the length of the pregnancy exceeds twelve weeks but does not exceed twenty weeks, if not less than two registered medical practitioner are, of opinion, formed in good faith, that –
        • the continuance of the pregnancy would involve a risk to the life of the pregnant woman or of grave injury to her physical or mental health; or
        • there is a substantial risk that if the child were born, it would suffer from such physical or mental abnormalities to be seriously handicapped."

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  Quote of the Day

(Dr GM Singh)

Life is just like a sea, we are moving without an end. Nothing stays with us, what remains is just the memories of some people who touched us as waves.

 
    Lab Update

(Dr Navin Dang and Dr Arpan Gandhi)

Non HDL Cholesterol = Total Cholesterol – HDL Cholesterol
Non HDL cholesterol is a strong predictor of cardiovascular risk.

 
    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

The nurse is attending a bridal shower for a friend when another guest, who happens to be a diabetic, starts to tremble and complains of dizziness. The next best action for the nurse to take is to:

A. Encourage the guest to eat some baked macaroni
B. Call the guest’s personal physician
C. Offer the guest a cup of coffee
D. Give the guest a glass of orange juice

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Which statement by the client indicates understanding of the possible side effects of Prednisone therapy?

A. "I should limit my potassium intake because hyperkalemia is a side–effect of this drug."
B. "I must take this medicine exactly as my doctor ordered it. I shouldn’t skip doses."
C. "This medicine will protect me from getting any colds or infection."
D. "My incision will heal much faster because of this drug."

Answer for yesterday’s Mind Teaser: B. "I must take this medicine exactly as my doctor ordered it. I shouldn’t skip doses."

Correct answers received from: Dr BB Aggarwal, Dr PC Das, Deepesh Agarwal, Dr (Maj. Gen.) Anil Bairaria, Raju Kuppusamy, Dr Kanta jain, Dr Chandresh Jardosh, Muthumperumal Thirumalpillai, Dr LC Dhoka, Dr Avtar Krishan, Dr Thakor Hitendrsinh G.

Answer for 25th July Mind Teaser: D. posterior neck fat pad and thin extremities
Correct answers received from: Dr Gopal M Shinde.

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    Laugh a While

(Dr GM Singh)

Loan Arithmetic

Little Johnny was being questioned by the teacher during an arithmetic lesson. ‘If you had ten dollars,’ said the teacher, ‘and I asked you for a loan of eight dollars, how much would you have left?’

‘Ten,’ said Little Johnny firmly.

‘Ten?’ the teacher said ‘How do you make it ten?’

‘Well,’ replied Little Johnny ‘You may ask for a loan of eight dollars, but that doesn’t mean you’ll get it!’

 
    Medicolegal Update

(Dr Sudhir Gupta, Additional Prof, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, AIIMS)

Medicolegal importance of age up to 15 to 21 years

  • 15 years of age: Even if a wife, a girl of age below 15 years cannot give valid consent for sexual intercourse.
  • 16 years of age: Any girl below 16 years of age cannot give valid consent for sexual intercourse. It will amount to rape even sexual intercourse done with consent.
  • Age 18–21 years:
    • In accordance with Indian Majority Act 1875, a person attains majority on completion of 18 years.
    • In accordance with Child marriage Resistance Act, a female under 18 years and male under 21 years cannot contract marriage.
    • In accordance with Section 366 B of IPC, importation of any girl from Jammu & Kashmir or a foreign country under the age of 21 years for illicit intercourse is a criminal offence.

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    Public Forum

(Press Release for use by the newspapers)

A mix of exercise protocol is better

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 as good as it reduces weight and takes inches off the waistlines. Just weight lifting alone has very little benefit, said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India.

According to a study published in the American Journal of Cardiology, people in the weight–training group gained about 1.5 pounds and those in the aerobic group lost an average of 3 pounds and half an inch from their waists.

Those who did both weight and aerobic training dropped about 4 pounds and 1 waistline inch. This group also saw a decrease in diastolic lower blood pressure and in a metabolic syndrome score.

Both the aerobic–only group and the combined-exercise group also lowered their levels of bad triglycerides.

 
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  1. Dear Dr. KK Aggarwal, Regarding Legal Q of the day, Dr MC Gupta has given completely correct legal reply. I think principles of treatment of both therapies are different. Dr. AK Kela
 
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IYCNCON 2012

All are cordially invited for the 2nd National Conference of IYCF Chapter of IAP. This conference is organized by: IYCF Chapter, MOH&FW GOI, MOWCD GOI, WHO, UNICEF, IMLEA, SDHE Trust.
The theme of the conference is: "Proper Nutrition: Defeat Malnutrition – Investing in the Future"
Venue: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003.
Date: 5th Aug 2012
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