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Dr k k Aggarwal

Do not panic, time to fight out

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
29th January 2020
Multispeciality
The case fatality rate of coronavirus so far has been the lowest
Comparison with deadly viruses... Read more »

Dr k k Aggarwal

Opinion: Time for Homoeopaths to join fight against coronavirus to show that Nosodes work

Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India
29th January 2020
Multispeciality
It’s the time for Homoeopaths across the world to join the fight against coronavirus and show that the concept of nosodes works. Modern medicine uses vaccines for prevention and it has none for the current coronavirus infection.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

UN health agency team in China to strengthen coronavirus response through partnership

29th January 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) is in China to discuss the novel coronavirus outbreak with senior Government officials. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and colleagues arrived in Beijing on Monday,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Beer, wine, spirit makers pledge age-restriction labels on drinks

29th January 2020 Business and MedicinePharmacists
BRUSSELS - Twelve leading beer, wine and spirits companies have pledged to put clear age-restriction labels on their drinks and set tighter controls on access to their online content in a bid to reduce underage drinking....Read more »
Important
Practice Updates

India to take steps for possible evacuation of Indians from Coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China

29th January 2020 Business and Medicine Public Health
The Center on Monday decided to take steps for possible evacuation of over 250 Indians from Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, and announced a raft of precautionary measures to deal with suspected cases.... Read more »

Two Biologics on Par for Controlling Arthralgias in IBD

29th January 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pharmacists
Vedolizumab was just as effective as infliximab in controlling arthralgias among patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a head-to-head comparison presented at the annual Crohn's & Colitis Congress (CCC)....Read more »  

'Micro-Strategies' May Help Maintain Weight Loss Long-Term

29th January 2020 PsychiatryPharmacists
Behavioral and psychological strategies such as setting daily goals, maintaining a positive mindset, and thinking about past successes may be the key to maintaining weight loss long-term among participants of commercial weight management programs, suggests a new US study.... Read more »
 

Medicolegal Corner

Is the consent given for a diagnostic procedure also valid as consent for therapeutic treatment?

29th January 2020
No. The two procedures are different and require a separate consent for each.
In the Samira Kohli vs. Dr. Prabha Manchanda and Ors. I (2008) CPJ 56 (SC), the Hon’ble Supreme Court summarized the principles relating...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Latest growth and development milestones

29th January 2020
4 years: Can hit 'like'
5 years: Write no-meaning words in comment box
6 years: Can post comments...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Artery of epistaxis is the name given to:

29th January 2020
a. Sphenopalatine artery
b. Superior labial artery
c. Anterior ethmoidal artery...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Pain management

29th January 2020
• Pain is a common occurrence in day-to-day life and should be managed well. • Remember the word ‘ICE’, where ‘I’ means putting ice pack on the injured painful area, ‘C’ stands for compression and ‘E’ stands for elevation... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: Vasant Panchami

29th January 2020
Vasant or Basant or Shree Panchami is a Hindu festival celebrating Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge (wisdom, learning), music and art and is celebrated every year on the fifth day (Panchami) of the Indian month Magh (January-February...Read more »

Inspirational: Weakness or strength?

29th January 2020
Sometimes our biggest weakness can become our biggest strength. Take, for example, the story of one 10-year-old boy who decided to study Judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a devastating car accident.... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Coronavirus: 99 more people under surveillance in Kerala

"Today, 99 new passengers arrived in the state.This makes a total of 179 persons under surveillance.Only seven people have any kind of symptoms. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ninety-nine more people who returned to Kerala from China on Saturday have been kept under surveillance...Read more »
 

Medbytes

From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Natural remedies for bone healing

Several drugs of plant origin have been described in the literature on Indian medical practice and have been used since long in Ayurveda medicine for fracture repair. Bone healing using plant extracts is a common practice in traditional medicine.... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

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 »

Dermatology

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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