Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
31st October 2019

Understanding crime test, criminal test and comparative proportionality test

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Three tests form the basic principles when sentencing for crimes has to be analysed. These tests are: crime test, criminal test and comparative proportionality test.

In a recent decision in the matter of State of Madhya Pradesh vs Udham and Others, Criminal Appeal No. 690 of 2014, Supreme Court of India, October 22, 2019, Justice NV Ramana, Justice Mohan M. Shanthanagoudar and Justice Ajay Rastogi briefly explained the three tests to be applied while sentencing in a criminal case...read more

Air pollution is man-made and does not affect the soul

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The Bhagavad Gita, in shlokas 2.23 and 2.24, has defined the characteristics of soul as omnipresent, omniscient and omnipotent. Fire cannot burn it, air cannot dry it, water cannot wet it and weapons cannot cut it. The same also implies to the air pollution levels. Pollution cannot affect the soul status. It can only affect the physical and subtle body and not the causal body.

Bhagavad Gita 3.14 shloka further says "All living bodies subsist on food grains, which are produced from rain. Rains are produced by performance of yajna (sacrifice), and yajna is born of prescribed duties."...read more

Practice Updates

Ghaziabad country's most polluted city as AQI plummets to 459 on Tuesday

GHAZIABAD: The Ghaziabad air quality on Tuesday plummeted to 'severe' category from 'very poor' a day before with AQI recorded at 459, making it country's most polluted city. UP Pollution Control Board officials attributed prevailing weather condition along with local factors for dip in air... read more

Rehabilitating stroke survivors

Most stroke survivors reach a plateau after about three months, say doctors, but don't be discouraged by that Reproduced from: http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/health/2019/oct/29/rehabilitating-stroke-survivors-2054104.html, published Oct. 29, 2019 ... read more

Physicians Demand Accelerated Action on Climate Change

Physicians across the world are being urged to raise their voices to support accelerated action on climate change. At their annual Assembly in Georgia, World Medical Association delegates supported a climate emergency resolution,... read more

El Salvador's 'double burden' of malnutrition and obesity is equivalent to 10 per cent of GDP – WFP report

Researchers in El Salvador have found that undernutrition and obesity cost the country 10 per cent of its economic output. In the first of a series of studies into countries in the region to highlight the cost of poor nutrition, the World Food Programme and partners said that in 2017,... read more

Bulimia Tied to Increased CVD, Early Death Risk

Women with bulimia serious enough to require hospitalization have about a fourfold increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and premature death, new research shows. Investigators compared cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality between women with bulimia... read more

FDA Watch List Adds Drugs with Anaphylaxis, Herpes, Fetal Death Risk

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its quarterly watch list with four dozen drugs and drug classes because it has received new safety information or identified possible signs of serious risk — including serious risks from conditions such as anaphylaxis, herpes zoster, and fetal death... read more

Medical Voice

World Medical Association reaffirms opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide

The World Medical Association has reaffirmed its long-standing policy of opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. After an intensive process of consultation with physicians and non physicians around the world, the WMA at its annual Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia, adopted a revised Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide...read more

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