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World COVID Meter 30th May - 213 Countries affected

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
31st May 2020
Cases: 1M April 2, 2M April 15, 3M: April 27, 4M May 8; 5M May 20; 6M May 30
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 14 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 »

Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Resting state fMRI reveals differential effects of glucose administration on central appetite signaling in young and old adults

31st May 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
Healthy aging has often been linked with reduced appetite and lower energy intake, possibly resulting in loss of... Read more »

Derma Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Case report: Atopic dermatitis could be the first manifestation in acute myeloid leukemia

31st May 2020 Dermatology
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic recurrent dermatitis with intense itching. AD could be the first manifestation of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). A Chinese man, aged 53 years had a 6-month history of systemic... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Today is World No Tobacco Day

31st May 2020 Business and Medicine Public Health
The tobacco industry has employed strategic and aggressive tactics to attract youth to tobacco and nicotine products for decades now. This World No Tobacco Day global campaign will serve to debunk myths, equip young people with knowledge, and empower influencers to protect and defend the youth... Read more »
Practice Updates

Sun Pharma receives DCGI approval for clinical trial with Nafamostat in COVID-19 patients

31st May 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
MUMBAI: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has received approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to start a clinical trial with Nafamostat mesilate in COVID-19 patients. The drug is approved in Japan for improvement of acute symptoms of pancreatitis and... Read more »
Practice Updates

Testing Laboring Women for SARS-Cov-2

31st May 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
Labor and delivery units may need to consider regional prevalence of COVID-19 while deciding whether to test asymptomatic pregnant women for SARS-CoV-2 infection at admission, suggests new research published online in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Torri D. Metz, MD, of University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City, said in an editorial...Read more »

COVID-19 a Killer in Thoracic Cancer Patients

31st May 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
COVID-19 and cancers of the chest cavity are a deadly combination, suggested researchers at the virtual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Leora Horn, MD, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, reported...Read more »
Practice Updates

Patients with Obesity and ESRD Have Survival Benefit from Bariatric Surgery

31st May 2020 Diabetes and Endocrinology Pharmacists
Even among people with obesity and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), bariatric surgery may help reduce mortality risk, suggest researchers in JAMA Surgery. A retrospective cohort study of more than 6,000 individuals with obesity and ESRD ...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Is it necessary for the doctor to mention his/her Registration Number issued by MCI or any SMC on the prescription made by him/her to the patient?

31st May 2020
Yes, the doctor should mention his registration number issued to him by Medical Council of India (MCI) or any State Medical Council (SMC) on the prescription made by him to his patients. It is mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to mention his registration number issued to...Read more »

eMedi Humor

A traffic slogan

31st May 2020
Don’t let your kids drive if they are not old enough – or else they never will be...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Which of the following may cause your hair to fall out by the fistful?

31st May 2020
A. A medical condition like lupus, a thyroid disorder, or a recent high fever or case of the flu.
B. A fungal infection on the scalp.
C. Tight hairstyles (braids, extensions, cornrows, ponytails)...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Ten ways to ease neck pain

31st May 2020
1. Don’t stay in one position for too long
2. Keep the computer monitor at eye level.
3. Use the hands-free function of the phone or a headset... Read more »

eSpiritual: Mindful meditation

31st May 2020
• Sit on a straight-backed chair or you may sit cross-legged on the floor.
• Focus on a single aspect of your breathing, such as the sensation of air flowing into your nostrils and out of your mouth, or your belly rising and falling with inhalation and exhalation...Read more »

Inspirational: The Three Races

31st May 2020
In old times, a fable retells the story of the young athletic boy hungry for success, for whom winning was everything and success was measured by such a result. One day, the boy was preparing himself for a running competition in his small native village, himself and two other young boys to compete...Read more »

Medical Voice

CCMB taps green monkey to culture virus, make Covid vaccine

31st May 2020
HYDERABAD: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) researchers have isolated coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and the lab’s ability to culture it will enable the scientists to work on vaccine development and test potential drugs to fight Covid-19. In the past one-and-half month, CCMB researchers have established stable cultures of SARS-CoV-2, the virus...Read more »


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Exercise and Nutritional Intervention for Adults with Sarcopenic Obesitys

People with sarcopenic obesity (SO) have both low muscle mass, i.e., sarcopenia, and high body fat, i.e., obesity. These individuals are at a greater risk of metabolic diseases and physical disability when compared with people with sarcopenia or obesity alone... Read more »


Age-specific incidence of allergic and non-allergic asthma.

Onset of allergic asthma has a strong association with childhood, but only a few studies have analyzed the relationship between the incidence of asthma from childhood to late adulthood and allergy. A new study published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine assessed....Read more »


Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk: Study

Intake of vitamin A may be associated with a lower risk of a common type of skin cancer, a study claims. The study of about 125,000 Americans found that people with the highest intake of vitamin A lowered their risk of squamous cell skin cancer by around 15 per cent.... Read more »

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