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Game Changers - CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 73

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
27th April 2020
(With regular inputs from Dr Monica Vasudev)
Game Changers in COVID-19
Early suspicion : • Not feeling well • Dry Cough • Feverish like feeling • Loss of taste or smell • Diarrhea despite all hand wash precautions... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

NAFLD/NASH in patients with type 2 diabetes and related treatment options

27th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
An article published in the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation discussed that T2D may reduce life expectancy and patients’ quality of life due to its micro- and macrovascular complications and higher risk of several types of cancer.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

PAHO urges nations to maintain vaccination during COVID-19 pandemic

27th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) have urged countries to strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to prevent respiratory illness and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more »
Practice Updates

More imported coronavirus cases in China despite restrictions

27th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
China’s northwestern province of Shaanxi reported seven new imported cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, all in citizens returning from Russia. Domestic cases in the country have largely been curbed. China is conducting stringent checks at its ports and border points,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Over a month of lockdown COVID growth falls from 22% to 8% in India

27th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Modi announced a total lockdown in the country a month ago when there were some 500 COVID-19 cases in India. The average daily growth in cases was estimated at 21.6% on March 24, which has since come down to 8.1%...Read more »

Hormone Levels Linked with Future Breast Cancer Risk

27th April 2020 Oncology Pharmacists
Circulating levels of progesterone may have a role in predicting future breast cancer incidence in older women, suggests new research published in JAMA Network Open. Over a 12-year follow-up period, postmenopausal women had a modest 16% higher risk for breast cancer with each standard...Read more »
Practice Updates

1 in 5 Kids in Wuhan Area Report Depression, Anxiety Amidst Lockdown

27th April 2020 Pharmacists Pathology & Lab Medicine
Chinese children confined to their homes during the COVID-19 outbreak have reported increased mental health problems, according to a study conducted in Hubei province. Among 1,784 children in second through sixth grade, 22.6% reported symptoms of depression and 18.9% reported anxiety symptoms...Read more »

Derma Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Events in Normal Skin Promote Early-life Atopic Dermatitis

27th April 2020 Dermatology
Non-lesional skin in atopic dermatitis (AD) is abnormal; however, the pathobiology of lesional and non-lesional skin and the definition of endotypes are not clearly understood. A study was therefore conducted to define lesional and non-lesional endotypes... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration number while issuing a payment receipt?

27th April 2020
Yes, it is mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to mention his registration number issued to him by Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on the payment receipt/money receipt issued by him to his/her patients...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Eye Surgery

27th April 2020
While my friend was working as a receptionist for an eye surgeon, a very angry woman stormed up to her desk. "Someone stole my wig while I was having surgery yesterday," she complained. The doctor came out and tried to calm her down...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

What is the number one cancer killer of women?

27th April 2020
A. Colon cancer.
B. Breast cancer.
C. Lung cancer...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Do Not Ignore Breakfast

27th April 2020
A good breakfast consisting of carbohydrates and lean protein can help reduce cravings and hunger during the rest of the day, which can lead to significant weight loss. A research by Dr. Daniela Jakubowicz, a clinical professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and an endocrinologist... Read more »

eSpiritual: Types of Memory

27th April 2020
The easiest way to remember types of memory is by understanding the concept of Suno, Samjho, Jano and Karo (hearing, listening, knowledge and wisdom). Hearing is the shortest lasting memory. We hear and we forget is the rule...Read more »

Inspirational: Emotional management

27th April 2020
When someone is doing something or is about to do something, in a way we don’t want it to be done and when we are not able to accept it, we become angry. However, when someone is doing something or is about to do something,...Read more »


Medical voice

Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
How to modernize clinic
Growing your digitize you clinic and practice...Read more »  
Medical voice

How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »  


From Other Newsletter



How does sleep duration affect the development of osteoporosis prevent against bone loss in osteoporosis

The American National Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours of sleep per day for adults 18 years of age and older. There has been increasing amount of research into the association between osteoporosis and sleep... Read more »


Age-specific incidence of allergic and non-allergic asthma.

Onset of allergic asthma has a strong association with childhood, but only a few studies have analyzed the relationship between the incidence of asthma from childhood to late adulthood and allergy. A new study published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine assessed....Read more »


Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk: Study

Intake of vitamin A may be associated with a lower risk of a common type of skin cancer, a study claims. The study of about 125,000 Americans found that people with the highest intake of vitamin A lowered their risk of squamous cell skin cancer by around 15 per cent.... Read more »

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