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Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
Editor-in-Chief eIMANews - Dr Ravi Wankhedkar
3rd March, 2018
What Members of Parliament should know about NMC

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

National Medical Commission Bill (NMC) has been tabled in the Lok Sabha. IMA opposes NMC in its present form. As the representatives of all the modern medicine doctors of India, we appeal to you to consider the following points and raise them in Parliament.

Private Medical Colleges

  • NMC is a pro private management bill paving the way for widespread corruption.
  • It removes all the regulations before starting a medical college.
  • No one needs any permission.
  • Any private medical college can raise its UG/PG seats by itself.
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If US can do it why can’t we?

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Practice Updates

Football associated with heart changes and increased cardiovascular risk

Football players show structural changes in the heart and face an elevated risk of heart rhythm disorders later in life, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session. ... read more


Eyes can predict who will develop memory loss

People whose eyes show signs of small changes in blood vessels at age 60 may be more likely to develop thinking and memory problems by the time they are 80 than people with healthy eyes, according to a study published in the February 28, 2018, online issue of Neurology.... read more


Lithium treatment reduces risk of rehospitalization in bipolar disorder

Patients with bipolar disorder have the lowest risk of rehospitalisation if treated with lithium, according to a study published online February 28, 2018 in JAMA Psychiatry. .... read more


AAP/ACEP/ENA recommendations to reduce medication errors for children in the emergency department

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) have jointly published a policy statement, "Pediatric Medication Safety in the Emergency Department" in the March 2018 issue of Pediatrics and the March 2018 ..... read more


Regular walking may protect postmenopausal women from heart failure

Walking for at least 40 minutes several times per week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25% drop in the risk of heart failure among postmenopausal women, according to new research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session. .... read more


Varicose veins increase DVT risk

Findings from large retrospective cohort study published in the February 27, 2018 issue of JAMA show that adults with varicose veins are five times more likely to develop incident deep venous thrombosis (DVT). .... read more

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Wishing all our readers a very Happy and Healthy Holi
Health is a state of physical, mental, spiritual, social, and environmental wellbeing; burn away all negativity and usher in good health this Holi
 
At the outset, we wish one and all a very happy and 'healthy' Holi. According to the WHO, 'health' is not the mere absence of disease but a state of physical, mental, spiritual, social, and environmental wellbeing. Holi, therefore, is a classic example of a custom that is celebrated to ensure ‘social health’ in the general society.
 
The practice of burning Holi a day before the festival of color (called Holika Dahan) signifies burning of all negative thoughts or emotions embedded in the mind. Once this negativity is removed, the spiritual vision opens up or knowledge of consciousness is attained. This further ensures that only positive thoughts remain, which is celebrated as sharing and loving each other, the next day, with colors.
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