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Language Barriers

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
27th November 2019
Reproduced from: https://www.indialegallive.com/viewpoint/language-barriers-76210, published November 24, 2019
With doctors at the receiving end of violence, their skills should also extend to knowing three languages so that there is no miscommunication about their diagnosis... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Climate change: Another year of record gas emissions, warns UN meteorological agency

27th November 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
Levels of the three main heat-trapping gases emitted into the atmosphere – carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, and nitrous oxide – have reached yet another high, the UN meteorological agency, WMO, said on Monday.... Read more »
Practice Updates

FDA approves system for the delivery of ear tubes under local anesthesia to treat ear infection

27th November 2019 Business and Medicine,Pathology & Lab Medicine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new system for the delivery of tympanostomy tubes, commonly referred to as ear tubes, that can be inserted into the eardrum to treat recurrent ear infections.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Cannabis tied to severe heart attack risk in younger adults

27th November 2019 Pediatrics, Public Health, Cardiology
Teens and young adults who use cocaine, amphetamines and cannabis are more likely to be hospitalized for heart attacks by early adulthood than their counterparts who don’t use these drugs, a recent study suggests.... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

Device-linked Infections More Likely to Be Antibiotic-resistant

27th November 2019 Public Health, Internal Medicine
A higher portion of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) associated with bacteria found on medical devices were resistant to antibiotics compared to HAIs due to bacteria in surgical site infections, noted researchers...Read more »

Hormonal Used in Place of Chemotherapy for Ectopic Pregnancy

27th November 2019Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Family Medicine
Ectopic pregnancy can be ended just as effectively with letrozole, an aromatase inhibitor, as with methotrexate, a chemotherapeutic agent, according to a small study presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2019 Scientific Congress.... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

What to do if we find a non pharmacist dispensing a drug in a pharmacy?

27th November 2019
A: As per Pharmacy act 1948; [42.] Dispensing by unregistered persons:- (1) On or after such date as the State Government may by notification in the Official Gazette appoint in this behalf, no person other than a registered pharmacist shall compound,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

What’s for Dinner?

27th November 2019
I have my changed my system for labeling homemade freezer meals. I used to carefully note in large clear letters, "Meatloaf" or "Pot Roast" or "Steak and Vegetables or "Chicken and Dumplings" or "Beef Pot Pie...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

A 25-year-old male is undergoing incision and drainage of abscess under general anesthesia with spontaneous respiration. The most efficient anesthetic circuit is:

27th November 2019
1. Mapleson A.
2. Mapleson B....Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Wet vs Dry winter

27th November 2019
The whole universe is made up of five elements, i.e. Air, Space, Fire, Water and Earth. These five elements are also responsible for formation of the human body as per Vedic principles. In our body, Air and Space components... Read more »

eSpiritual: Win Relationships and Not Arguments

27th November 2019
It is a well-known saying that when you are arguing with a wrong boss, you may win the argument but you may invariably lose the relationship and not argument. Lord Krishna was born after Lord Rama and Krishna taught us...Read more »

Inspirational Story: The Chinese Farmer

27th November 2019
There is a Chinese story of an old farmer who had an old horse for tilling his fields. One day the horse escaped into the hills and, when all the farmer’s neighbors sympathized with the old man over his bad luck,... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Could Building a Better Mosquito Cut Incidence of Dengue?

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, a researcher said at the annual meeting of the American Society....Read more »


From Other Newsletter



Natural products and medicinal plants for fracture healing

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

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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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