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Two more cases of COVID-19 in India

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
3rd March 2020
Multispeciality
One in Delhi and one in Telangana. Both had a history of travel in corona affected area. We hope none of them is a super spreader and the infection will die out like earlier three cases in Kerala.
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Dr k k Aggarwal

March 1 COVID-19 Update

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
3rd March 2020
Multispeciality
ASIA : • 4 new cases, 2 new discharges in Singapore • 1 new death in Thailand • 4 new cases in Malaysia: a nurse infected • 26 new cases, 1 new death in Japan: a man in his 70s in the Kushiro district, Hokkaido • 1 new case, 3 new discharges in Taiwan • 586 new cases, 3 new deaths in South Korea • 573 new cases, 35 new deaths ... Read more »
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Dr k k Aggarwal

Why WHO is not declaring COVID-19 a pandemic?

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI AND Past National President IMA
3rd March 2020
Multispeciality
2nd March: CMAAO Update on COVID-19. Breaking News: A 36-year-old Kerala man, who returned from coronavirus-hit Malaysia, died with pneumonia and diabetic ketoacidosis in Ernakulam government hospital in Kochi, a day after he tested negative for the deadly coronavirus... Read more »

News From All Specialities

UN releases US$15 million to assist vulnerable countries fight coronavirus spread

3rd March 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
UN Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock has announced the release of US$15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to assist global efforts to curb the novel coronavirus. The announcement came as the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the global risk of the outbreak to "very high".... Read more »
Practice Updates

WHO warns against COVID-19 criminal scams

3rd March 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that criminals are using the current situation of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus to their advantage, to steal money or sensitive information. Criminal elements are posing as WHO representatives. The WHO therefore recommends that if anyone is contacted by a person...Read more »
Important
Practice Updates

Washington state reports second U.S. coronavirus death

3rd March 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
Health officials in the state of Washington reported on Sunday that a second person infected with the COVID-19 virus had died there. Meanwhile, New York’s governor stated that his state has confirmed its first case of the illness. The Washington death was reported from the Seattle area. On Saturday,... Read more »

Brief Cognitive Therapy Promising for Chronic Pain

3rd March 2020Pharmacists Neurology
A brief cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program showed promising results in treating chronic pain among Veteran Affairs (VA) patients, revealed a clinical demonstration project. By mid-treatment, patients with chronic pain had significant improvements in pain interference and pain self-efficacy,...Read more »

ACR Guideline on Reproductive Health in Rheumatic Diseases

3rd March 2020Business and Medicine Orthopedics
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has issued guidelines for the management of reproductive health in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMD). The guidelines address concerns such as contraception,... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can a patient seek redressal for grievances regarding treatment received?

3rd March 2020
Yes, a patient who suffers from the negligent act of the doctors can seek remedy under several laws: 1. Compensatory action - Complaint against doctors, staff or hospital, whether private or government, who committed negligence, to seek monetary compensation before - ...Read more »

eMedi Humor

The reluctant spender

3rd March 2020
After being away on business, Tim thought it would be nice to bring his wife a little gift. "How about some perfume?" he asked the cosmetics clerk. She showed him a Rs 50.00 bottle. "That’s a bit much," said Tim, so she returned with a smaller bottle for Rs 30.00...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Following prostate surgery, the retention catheter is secured to the client’s leg causing slight traction of the inflatable balloon against the prostatic fossa. This is done to:

3rd March 2020
A. Limit discomfort
B. Provide hemostasis...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Nosebleeds

3rd March 2020
Nosebleed, or epistaxis, is a common problem, occurring in up to 60% of the general population and often occurs as a result of a respiratory illness or dry conditions. Nasal drying is common during the hot summer months because of the extreme temperature and dry air due to use of air conditioners.... Read more »
Spiritual

ESpiritual: How to Be Happy and Healthy

3rd March 2020
Somebody once asked Lord Buddha, “After meditating for years, I have not been able to gain anything.” Then Lord Buddha asked, “Did you lose anything?” The disciple said, “Yes, I lost my anger, desires, expectations and ego.” Buddha smiled and said, “That is what your gain is by meditating.”...Read more »

Inspirational: The Tale of Two Pebbles

3rd March 2020
Long ago in a small village, a farmer owed a large sum of money to a moneylender. The moneylender, an old and ugly man, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So, he proposed a bargain. He said that he would waive off the farmer’s debt if he let him marry his daughter.... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

Coronavirus enters unknown phase, fear spikes after new US case

With virtually no continent left untouched by the virus, the race is on to trace and stop further spread of the illness and also find a cure for it. India, especially, appears to be at high risk because of its dense population, deficient healthcare mechanism and high rate of migration...Read more »  

Survey

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Doctors Survey

Question 1 : Which of these courses would you pay for - You can select multiple options
How to modernize clinic
Growing your digitize you clinic and practice...Read more »  
Medical voice

How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »  

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Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Astaxanthin builds strength, endurance, and enhances mobility in the elderly

Increasing age is associated with a progressive loss of mobility. Exercise training is important to delay or reverse sarcopenia. Resistance training (RT) is highly beneficial to treat muscle wasting, while endurance training is beneficial for exercise intolerance... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

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 »

Dermatology

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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