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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster: Unusual Manifestations

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
2nd July 2020
960: Round Table Expert Zoom Meeting on “Unusual manifestations of Covid-19” 27th June, 2020, 11am-12noon. Participants: Dr KK Aggarwal, Dr AK Agarwal, Dr Shashank Joshi, Dr Ashok Gupta, Dr Suneela Garg, Dr JA Jayalal, Dr Jayakrishnan Alapet, Dr Atul Pandya, Dr TS Jain, Mrs Upasana Arora, Dr K Kalra, Ms Ira Gupta, Dr Sanchita Sharma... Read more »
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World Covid Meter 1st July - 213 Countries Affected

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
2nd July 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 29. Ground Zero: Wuhan - in live animal market or cafeteria for animal pathogens: 10th January; Total cases are based on RT PCR, 67% sensitivity. Doubling time India 20 days, USA 33 days, Brazil 13 days, Russia 18 days, Spain 47 days, UK 35 days, Italy 55 days, France 49 days, Turkey 37 days... Read more »
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Novel, Etiology Specific Prognostic Model in Hepatitis A Induced Pediatric Acute Liver Failure

2nd July 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
The most frequent cause of pediatric acute liver failure (PALF) in developing countries is hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection. By means of the present study, Lal and colleagues sought to develop and validate a HAV-etiology specific prognostic model in PALF... Read more »

Derma Update

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The accuracy of diagnostic biomarkers for psoriasis vulgaris can be improved using multicomponent biomarker method

2nd July 2020 Dermatology
The accurate biomarker for diagnosing psoriasis vulgaris has always remained a challenge as no reliable disease-specific biomarkers have been identified yet... Read more »

News From All Specialities

COVID-19: India records 4 lakh cases, 12k deaths in June

2nd July 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
NEW DELHI: India recorded over 4 lakh COVID-19 cases and more than 12,000 deaths from the virus in the month of June, which was by far the worst month of the outbreak in the country. The number of cases was 2.7-fold higher than that reported during May, while the number of deaths ... Read more »
Practice Updates

CDC adds 3 new symptoms of COVID-19 to existing list

2nd July 2020Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added three new symptoms of the coronavirus disease to the existing list. Congestion or runny nose, nausea and diarrhea have been added to the list of 12 symptoms now. Symptoms that are already there in CDC’s list include fever or chills,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Fauci Warns of 100K COVID-19 Cases a Day

2nd July 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Emergency Medicine
Anthony Fauci, MD, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned US senators in a committee hearing that the country was probably headed towards 100,000 new COVID-19 cases a day if the rising number of infections is not checked. Fauci said that it is worrisome that people continue to assemble,...Read more »

No Link Found Between MS Treatment and COVID-19 Severity

2nd July 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
There seems to be no correlation between disease-modifying therapy (DMT) exposure and COVID-19 severity in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, suggested registry data in France. High scores on the Expanded Disability Severity Scale (EDSS), age, and obesity;...Read more »
Practice Updates

Risk Factors for Depression in Postmenopausal Women

2nd July 2020 PsychiatryPharmacists
A considerable proportion of postmenopausal women experience depression, and the risk is increased by factors including physical disabilities and having many children, suggests new research. In a cross-sectional study of 485 postmenopausal women surveyed with questionnaires,...Read more »

Hypertension Update

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Combination Therapy Achieves BP Goal, Reduces CV Risk

2nd July 2020 Hypertension
Adequate BP control is the most important factor in the fight against hypertension. Guidelines recommend target BP goals to maximize protection, yet a majority of the patients do not achieve the target goal... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Are doctors supposed to share the pictures or video recording of surgery or any case notes other than the discharge summary with the patient or his relative?

2nd July 2020
Yes, it is obligatory for doctors, hospitals to provide the copy of the case record or medical record and also share the pictures or video recording of surgery or any case notes other than the discharge summary...Read more »

eMedi Humor

And the man said

2nd July 2020
There was this man driving along in his car when he suddenly got a flat tire. When he pulled over, he was at the fence of a mental hospital. When he got out of the car one of the patients came to the fence and asked "Can I help you?" And the man said "No, I need to figure out how to make it home with...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Strong correlation with colorectal cancer is seen in:

2nd July 2020
1. Peutz-Jeghers polyp.
2. Familial polyposis coli.
3. Juvenile polyposis...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Even children can have acidity

2nd July 2020
Children with continuing recurrence of cough and croup could probably be suffering from stomach acid reflux problems. Croup, or ‘Kali Khansi’ as it is called in local parlance, is recognized by a loud cough that often sounds like the barking of a seal. It can cause rapid or difficult breathing,... Read more »

The Buddha Description of a Disease: Desire, Hatred and Ignorance

2nd July 2020
According to Buddhism, three negative emotions cause a disease and they are “ignorance, hatred and desire”. According to the Buddhist philosophy, physical sicknesses are classified into three main types -
1. Disorders of the desire (Ayurvedic equivalent Vata Imbalance): These are disharmony of the wind or energy. ...Read more »

Inspirational: You can rise above reality

2nd July 2020
Courage refers to the power to face difficulties. It originates from the reserves of your mind that are more powerful than any of the external circumstances. When you understand that you are bigger than your problems, you gain the courage to overcome anything...Read more »

Medical Voice

Antiviral hyped as potential Covid treatment "ineffective", finds major study

2nd July 2020
An antiviral drug used to treat HIV and earmarked as a potential Covid-19 treatment is “ineffective” in treating Covid-19, a major study has indicated. Lopinavir-ritonavir showed “no beneficial effect” in hospitalised patients not on ventilators, according to the University of Oxford’s Recovery trial...Read more »


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