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Dr k k Aggarwal Special

CMAAO Coronavirus Facts And Myth Buster: W Pattern Mortality

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO
27th November 2020
With input from Dr Monica Vasudev
1169: Minutes of Virtual Meeting of CMAAO NMAs on “COVID-19 and winter” 21st November, 2020, Saturday, 9.30am-10.30am. Participants: Member NMAs: Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, Dr Yeh Woei Chong, Singapore Chair CMAAO, Dr Marthanda Pillai, India, Member World Medical Council, Dr Md Jamaluddin Chowdhury, Bangladesh, Dr Marie Uzawa Urabe, Japan. Invitees Dr Russell D’Souza, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, Australia, Dr S Sharma, Editor IJCP Group. Key points from the discussion • Overall, the global mortality is showing a ‘W’ pattern, which is not seen in any country. The mortality is increasing worldwide and is proportionate to the rising number of cases...Read more »
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World COVID Meter 26th November: Acute manageable immunogenic thrombogenic inflammatory viral disease pandemic

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
27th November 2020
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M April 27, 4M May 8, 5M May 20, 6M May 30, 7M June 7, 8M June 15, 9M June 22, 10M June 29th, 11M July 4, 12M July 8, 13M July 13, 14M July 17, 15M July 23, 16M July 25, 17M July 29, 18M August 1, 19M August 6, 20M August 10, 21M August 16, 22M August 19, 23M August 21, 24M August 27, 25M August 30, 26M September 3, 27M September 7, 28M September 10, 29M September 14, 30M September 18, 31M September 21, 32M September 23, 33M September 28, 34M October 1, 35M October 4, 36M October 8, 37M October 11, 38M October 14, 39M October 17,... Read more »
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Mechanisms and treatment options: From NASH to diabetes and from diabetes to NASH

27th November 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is prevalent in obese individuals, but may also affect non-obese insulin-resistant individuals. Several studies have now shown that individuals with NAFLD/non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D)... Read more »

Hypertension Update

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BPLTTC – Antihypertensive agents as risk modifiers for prevention of incident/recurrent CV events irrespective of baseline criteria: Placing amlodipine in context

27th November 2020 Hypertension
Hypertension, a prominent cause of premature mortality, affects 1.13 billion people worldwide, though blood pressure (BP)... Read more »
Zinc Update

Oral zinc supplementation in eutrophic children

27th November 2020Allergy & Immunology Multispeciality
Bioelectrical impedance (BIA) is extensively used in clinical practice to assess the body composition of adults and children. The BIA is based on the principle that body tissues act as an electric circuit in steady state equilibrium and offers opposition to the electric current when applied to the circuit. The parameters that are derived from bioelectrical impedance,... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Every move counts towards better health: WHO

27th November 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Close to 5 million deaths could be prevented per year if only the global population was more active. Currently, when several people are at home due to COVID-19, new WHO Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior stress that everyone, irrespective of age, and of all abilities, can be physically active... Read more »

A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds: UN report

27th November 2020 Pathology & Lab MedicinePediatrics
Approximately once every 100 seconds, a child or a young person aged below 20 was infected with HIV last year, reported the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), urging governments to protect, sustain and ramp-up the efforts to fight childhood HIV... Read more »

COVID-19 cases cross 60 million globally, WHO experts would like to visit Wuhan

27th November 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
Geneva: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 60 million on Wednesday, as per a Reuters tally. It took merely 17 days to go from 50 million cases to 60 million, compared to 21 days to go from 40 million to 50 million. Nearly 5,80,000 cases have been reported a day over the past week and around half of all cases... Read more »

Young people's anxiety levels almost doubled during first COVID-19 lockdown: University of Bristol study

27th November 2020 Emergency MedicinePharmacists
The early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic and the first lockdown led to almost doubling of the number of young people with anxiety, reported a study from the University of Bristol. The study noted that the number of people with anxiety rose from 13% to 24% among young individuals aged 27 to 29,... Read more »

USPSTF Endorses Behavioral Counseling for Heart Health

27th November 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pharmacists
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends lifestyle counseling for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults with certain risk factors, irrespective of their weight. Behavioral counseling interventions that promote healthy diet and exercise appear to have a moderate net CVD benefit in adults... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can an institution run by a physician be advertised? Should you advertise your medical practice?

27th November 2020
Regulation 7.12 of the MCI Code of Ethics Regulations has laid down guidelines in this regard as follows: “An institution run by a physician for a particular purpose, such as a maternity home, nursing home, private hospital, rehabilitation centre or any type of training institution, etc., may be advertised in the lay press,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

As a matter of fact

27th November 2020
A Psychiatrist was testing the mental status of a patient.
"Do you ever hear voices without being able to tell who is speaking or where the voices are coming from?" asked the Psychiatrist.
"As a matter of fact, I do," said the patient...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

A plane crash victim undergoes endotracheal intubation and positive pressure ventilation. The most immediate nursing intervention for him at this time would be to:

27th November 2020
A. Facilitate his verbal communication
B. Maintain sterility of the ventilation system
C. Assess his response to the equipment ...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Harvard Medical School’s 4 exercising tips for people with diabetes

27th November 2020
Get a preflight check
1. Talk to your doctor before starting or changing a fitness routine, especially if you are overweight or have a history of heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, or diabetic neuropathy. ... Read more »

eSpiritual: Confession

27th November 2020
Confession is one of the many ways of detoxifying the mind. It has its roots in Hindu mythology but today, it is mainly practiced in Christian religion as a hardcore ritual. Among Christians, one usually goes to a Church and confesses to the Bishop without disclosing his or her identity...Read more »

Inspirational: An interesting story

27th November 2020
One, there was a king who admired art. He encouraged artists from all over his country and gave them valuable gifts. One day an artist came and requested the king to give him a blank wall in the palace and let him paint a picture on it. He promised that it will be more beautiful than anything the king had ever seen before...Read more »

Medical Voice

Nagpur: NMC continues to count retest cases as fresh ones

27th November 2020
Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has continued to count Covid-19 positive patients multiple times if they test positive in retest. At the same time, names of some positive patients were not registered. These have led to wrong number of positive patients in the district and setback in contact tracing...Read more »


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