Dr k k Aggarwal

Coronavirus Life on Surfaces

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
31st March 2020
It is always better to wait. I was compiling this data, asked by one of the journalists and WEBMD posted it today. I am sharing the same with all of you... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO IMA HCFI Corona Myth Buster 25

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
31st March 2020
COVID-19 recovered patient can donate blood : No. There are no guidelines available. Some centers say three months. But if he/she wants to donate plasma for serious COVID-infected cases, it can be done right away.
Avoid blood donation in COVID-19 situation :... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

CMAAO IMA HCFI Corona Myth Buster 24

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
31st March 2020
You can drink sanitizer alcohol: Isopropyl alcohol is commonly ingested intentionally, either as an ethanol substitute or as a means to cause self-harm, or in accidental exposures. It is commonly used as a disinfectant, antifreeze, and solvent, and typically comprises 70 percent rubbing alcohol... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Coronavirus: India's packed prisons raise COVID-19 alarm

31st March 2020 Pulmonary MedicinePathology & Lab Medicine
Tanushree Pandey, New Delhi, UPDATED: March 30, 2020 03:52 IST
Source:: https://www.indiatoday.in/mail-today/story/india-packed-prisons-raise-coronavirus-alarm-1661136-2020-03-30
On March 23, the Apex Court suggested that prisoners convicted of, or charged with, offences involving jail terms of seven years or less could be considered for parole or interim bail... Read more »
Practice Updates

UN donates 250,000 face masks to NYC health workers

31st March 2020 Pulmonary MedicinePathology & Lab Medicine
On behalf of the city, the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, received 250,000 face masks donated by the UN on Saturday, meant for health workers in the metropolis. The UN chief appreciated the medical professionals in New York City. He said that they have been working “courageously,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Decline in new coronavirus cases in China, none in Hubei for sixth straight day

31st March 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Mainland China reported a fall in new coronavirus cases for the fourth straight day on Sunday, as Beijing attempts to eliminate the risk of a second wave of infections by closing its borders to foreign travelers and cutting international flights...Read more »

India to buy PPEs from China

31st March 2020 Pharmacists Pulmonary Medicine
New Delhi: The government will soon place an order to procure personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators from China. The list of procurement will not include testing kits that have been found erroneous by some nations. The move comes after a proposal by China, as part of an initiative to extend assistance globally,...Read more »

Inclisiran Treatment Leads to Considerable Reduction in LDL

31st March 2020 Cardiology Pulmonary Medicine
Treatment with an investigational PCSK9 inhibitor reduced LDL cholesterol by more than half in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), suggested a pooled analysis of three trials. An analysis of the ORION 9, ORION 10,...Read more »

FDA Allows Emergency Use of Convalescent Plasma for Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients

31st March 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pharmacists
With the number of COVID-19 cases rising continuously in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration is expediting access to COVID-19 convalescent plasma for use in patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can I participate as a speaker in a scientific meeting organized by a pharmaceutical company?

31st March 2020
Regulation 6.8 of MCI Code of Ethics Regulations has laid down a Code of conduct for doctors in their relationship with pharmaceutical and allied health sector industry, which the medical practitioner is required to follow and adhere to the stipulations therein. It states as follows:...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Think about ME

31st March 2020
Think big, Think smart,
Think positive, Think beautiful,
Think great, I know this is too much for you, so here is a shortcut...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

How many fat cells does the average adult have?

31st March 2020
A: Between 40 and 50 billion.
B: Between 30 and 40 billion.
C: Between 20 and 30 billion...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Treatment of acute leg cramps

31st March 2020
Patients with an acute leg cramp should forcefully stretch the affected muscle, as an example by active dorsiflexion of the foot with the knee extended, when the cramp is in the calf. Some patients may also find relief from passive stretching by getting out of bed and standing with the foot flat on the floor then pressing downward firmly,... Read more »

eSpiritual: Why do we not offer onions to God?

31st March 2020
Anything that grows under the ground is not offered to God. According to Vedic science, anything which is grown under the ground is Tamasik in nature and produces sluggishness, heaviness and extreme aggressiveness. Not only onion, all food products grown under the ground are not offered to God and are not supposed...Read more »

Inspirational: Weakness or Strength?

31st March 2020
Once there was a 10-year-old boy who wished to study Judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a car accident. The boy began lessons with an old Japanese Judo master. The boy was doing well. But he couldn’t understand the reason as to why, even after three months of training, the master had taught him only one move...Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Loss of smell, taste early symptom of Covid-19: Report

HOUSTON: A loss of smell and taste may be the early symptom of Covid-19 infection, according to a latest report by a leading American professional association of medical specialists. Currently, there have been reports of taste and smell disorders related to Covid-19 from multiple countries around the world as well as within the US,...Read more »  


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Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
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How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
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Age-specific incidence of allergic and non-allergic asthma.

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