Dr k k Aggarwal

ICU Facilities in Private Hospitals Referred by Delhi Government

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
30th November 2019
The medical treatment in government hospitals is free. As per article 47 it is the duty of the state government to provide free treatment for all emergency situations and medical conditions under the National or State health Programs.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Over 300 children and adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes

30th November 2019 Pediatrics,Public Health
Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a global snapshot on children, HIV and AIDS released by UNICEF. Low access to antiretroviral treatment, in addition to limited... Read more »
Practice Updates

Americans weigh more this decade, but fewer adults want to lose weight

30th November 2019 Business and Medicine, Public Health
Americans weigh more this decade than they did last decade, but fewer adults say they want to lose weight. 28% of Americans said they weighed 200 pounds or more between 2010 and 2019... Read more »
Practice Updates

Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies

30th November 2019Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Public Health
Researchers have found that early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants. "The current evidence comes from observational studies and highlights the strong link between early... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

Ongoing PPI Use Ups Risk of Viral Gastroenteritis

30th November 2019 Public Health, Internal Medicine
Ongoing use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) appears to increase the risk of acute viral gastroenteritis (AGE) during high-circulation periods of enteric viruses, a large French cohort study suggested....Read more »

Fracture Risk Higher With Warfarin Vs DOACs

30th November 2019Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Warfarin is associated with an increased risk of fractures compared with a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC), a large real-world analysis has found. The study, published online November 25 in JAMA Internal Medicine,... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can a patient seek redressal for grievances regarding treatment received?

30th November 2019
Yes. The National Board for Accreditation of Healthcare (NABH) Patient Charter has provisions for this.
5. Right to redress...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Stop Following Me!

30th November 2019
A man was walking home alone one night when he heard a "BUMP…BUMP…BUMP…" behind him. Walking faster, he looked back, making out an image of an upright coffin banging its way down the middle of the street towards him...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

The following separation technique depends on the molecular size of the protein:

30th November 2019
1. Chromatography on a carboxymethyl (CM) cellulose column.
2. Iso-electric focusing...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: 5 Steps to Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s disease

30th November 2019
1. Maintain a healthy weight.
2. Check your waistline.... Read more »

eSpiritual: Spiritual Prescriptions: Satsang

30th November 2019
Satsang is a common household word and is often held in many residential colonies. Traditionally, Satsang means the regular meeting of a group of elderly or women of an area with a common intention of attaining inner happiness...Read more »

Inspirational Story: Hiding their weaknesses and highlighting their strength

30th November 2019
There was a King who had only one eye and one leg. He asked all the painters to draw a beautiful portrait of him. But none of them could, because how could they paint him beautifully with the defects in 1 eye and 1 leg... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

World AIDS Day 2019 report: Power to the people

A new report by UNAIDS, Power to the people, released ahead of World AIDS Day, shows that where people and communities living with and affected by HIV are engaged in decision-making and HIV service delivery,...Read more »


From Other Newsletter



Natural products and medicinal plants for fracture healing

The approach to fracture healing is not restricted just to surgery, slings braces, or any other device but it also requires proper nutrition, since broken bones have the ability to repair themselves naturally.... Read more »


Perfluoroalkyl substances, airways infections, allergy and asthma related health outcomes.

Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) – compounds widely used in industrial applications and consumer products, has been inconsistently associated with asthma,..Read more »


Diverse Diet in Pregnancy May Protect Baby From Eczema

Children born to women who ate a diverse, healthy diet while pregnant had a lower risk for eczema and food allergy... Read more »

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