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HCFI Round Table Suggestions for Amendments in Delhi Health Bill

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
3rd December 2019
Dear Sir,
Heart Care Foundation of India Round Table on Health and Wellness: Building Consensus on 21st November, 2019 passed the following suggestions for amendments in draft Delhi Health Bill:... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

Bhopal gas victims update

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
3rd December 2019
Ahead of the 35th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy, organizations representing survivors have accused the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) of suppressing a crucial study depicting comparatively higher rate of birth... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities

3rd December 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of their situation... Read more »
Practice Updates

5 Key Actions for COP25 to Bolster Global Health

3rd December 2019 Business and Medicine, Public Health
The 25th UN Climate Conference (COP25) is a key moment to finalize the rulebook for the Paris Agreement on climate change. The World Health Organization and the global health community call on governments, businesses,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Samoa measles deaths rise above 50, mostly small children

3rd December 2019Business and Medicine, Pediatrics
The death toll from a measles outbreak in Samoa climbed to 53, the government said on Monday, as the number of people infected in the small Pacific nation grows by more than a hundred a day. The vast majority of deaths were of children,... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

Mixed Results with Mammo plus MRI Screening

3rd December 2019 Pharmacists, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Supplementing mammography with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for patients with dense breast tissue reduced the rate of interval cancers by half, but with a "concerning" rate of recall for additional imaging or interventions,...Read more »

Link Found Between Gender Dysphoria and Type 1 Diabetes

3rd December 2019 Pharmacists, Public Health
Youth with gender dysphoria may be at increased risk for developing type 1 diabetes, new observational research suggests. The study of more than 2000 individuals aged 10 to 21 years at a single institution was published... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can license to practice be revoked pending inquiry by the criminal court?

3rd December 2019
Yes. In its order, MCI-211(2)/2011-Ethics/ 10th May, 2011, Complaint against Dr. RV, F No 396/2009, the MCI stated "The Ethics Committee considered the complaint against RV and after hearing both the parties...Read more »

HCFI Survey

In 2020 I would like the new healthy policy to

3rd December 2019
1. Add degenerative and immunological diseases to be added in insurance
2. Duty hours of employees should be strictly followed like the ones for airplane pilots...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Leave application by a student

3rd December 2019
As my headache is paining please grant me leave for the day...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Estrogen administration in a post-menopausal woman increases the?

3rd December 2019
a) Gonadotropin secretion
b) LDL-cholesterol
c) Bone mass...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Winter smoking may be dangerous

3rd December 2019
Winter smoking can precipitate heart attack, paralysis and acute rise in blood pressure. Smoking in winter can also increase the risk of erectile dysfunction in men. Men who smoke 20 cigarettes a day are 40% more likely to struggle... Read more »

eSpiritual: Why do we light a lamp during pooja?

3rd December 2019
Prayer "Deepajyothi parabrahma, Deepa Jyotir Janaardanah, Deepo harati paapaani, Sandhyaa deepa namostute"
"I prostrate to the dawn/dusk lamp; whose light is the Knowledge Principle...Read more »

Inspirational: Short test of how you think

3rd December 2019
This is a test
You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus:... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Remember the CMAAO - UU Campaign

Having an undetectable viral load when on HIV treatment (ART) also stops HIV transmission
For > 20 years it is known that ART reduces HIV transmission...Read more »


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Herbal remedies in the management of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is one of the commonest metabolic bone disorders that is associated with decreased bone strength. This progressive systemic skeletal disorder increases the susceptibility to fractures.... Read more »


Race disparity in blood sphingolipidomics associated with lupus cardiovascular comorbidity.

Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) is a chronic multi-organ autoimmune disease. Genetic and environmental factors contribute to the disease onset and severity. Sphingolipids are signaling molecules involved in regulating cell...Read more »


Fracture Risk Increased Among Those with Atopic Dermatitis

A large population-based study reports a definitive increase in risk for hip, pelvis, spine, and wrist fractures among adults with atopic dermatitis. The risk was even higher for patients with severe disease.... Read more »

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