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CMAAO CORONAVIRUS Facts and Myth Buster 115: Treatment Protocols

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO
3rd June 2020
935: Minutes of Virtual Meeting of CMAAO NMAs
Treatment protocols in different countries and their experience with remdesivir. 30th May, 2020, Saturday, 9.30 am-10.30 am Participants: Member NMAs: Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO; Dr Yeh Woei Chong, Singapore Chair CMAAO; Dr Ravi Naidu, Past President CMAAO, Malaysia; Dr N Gnanabaskaran,... Read more »
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World COVID Meter 2nd June - 213 Countries affected: Wear mask at home

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
3rd June 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 15.4 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

Women have Lower Risk of NAFLD, Higher Risk of Progression vs. Men

3rd June 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
A systematic review and meta-analysis, published recently in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, evaluated the relationship between sex and NAFLD, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH),... Read more »

Derma Update

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Predictors for atopic diseases: family history and cord blood eosinophil count

3rd June 2020 Dermatology
The objective of this study was to examine the association between numerous clinical parameters and the appearance of atopic manifestations such as atopic eczema, wheezing bronchitis, food allergy, and allergic rhino-conjunctivitis ... Read more »

News From All Specialities

COVID-19 significantly impacts health services for NCDs

3rd June 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to severe disruption of prevention and treatment services for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), stated a WHO survey released June 1. The survey, done in 155 countries over a 3-week period in May, confirmed that while the impact is global,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Ebola resurfaces in DRC

3rd June 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has confirmed the death of five people, including a 15-year-old girl, from Ebola in Mbandaka, the capital of Équateur Province in the north-western part of the country... Read more »
Practice Updates

Distancing and masks decrease COVID-19 risk: Largest review of evidence

3rd June 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Keeping at least one meter apart and wearing face masks and eye protection appear to be the best ways to diminish the risk of COVID-19 infection, suggests the largest review to date of studies on coronavirus disease transmission...Read more »

10% with Diabetes Hospitalized for COVID-19 Die within a Week

3rd June 2020 Pharmacists Pathology & Lab Medicine
Over 1 in 10 people with diabetes hospitalized for COVID-19 were reported to die within a week, and nearly one-third require mechanical ventilation, suggested a new research. Data from the French Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and Diabetes Outcomes (CORONADO) study also stated that body mass index...Read more »
Practice Updates

FDA Approves First-Line Immunotherapy in Liver Cancer

3rd June 2020 Oncology Pharmacists
The FDA has granted approval to the PD-L1 immune checkpoint inhibitor atezolizumab for the first-line treatment of unresectable or metastatic liver cancer, in combination with bevacizumab, a VEGF receptor inhibitor. The approval was based on findings from IMbrave150 phase...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can a Doctor give 100% guarantee that the treatment and/or surgery would be beneficial to the patient?

3rd June 2020
No doctor can give 100% guarantee that the treatment or surgery would be beneficial for the patient. For that matter, no guarantee is given by any doctor or surgeon that the patient would be cured. The only assurance which a doctor can give...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Military Medical Clinic

3rd June 2020
During a visit to a military medical clinic, I was sent to the lab to have blood drawn. The technician there was friendly and mentioned that his mood improved every day because he was due to leave the service in two months. As he applied the tourniquet on my arm,...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

The cells belonging to the following type of epithelium are provided with extra reserve of cell membrane:

3rd June 2020
1. Transitional
2. Stratified squamous
3. Stratified cuboidal...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: A mix of exercise protocol is better

3rd June 2020
A combination of weight training and aerobic exercise is the best for overweight patients who are at risk for diabetes and heart disease. Only aerobic exercise is also good as it reduces weight and inches off the waistlines. Just weight lifting alone has very little benefit... Read more »

eSpiritual: Ganesha, the Stress Management Guru

3rd June 2020
If Lord Krishna was the first counselor who taught the principles of counseling, Lord Ganesha taught us the principles of stress management. We should worship Lord Ganesha and become like him whenever we face any difficulty or are stressed out...Read more »

Inspirational: Benefits of struggling

3rd June 2020
A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared, he sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress...Read more »

Medical Voice

Over 50% donors ready, Ghaziabad plans plasma trials

3rd June 2020
GHAZIABAD: The health Department in Ghaziabad is planning to start plasma therapy trials in the district after over 50% of recovered patients have shown willingness to donate plasma, said officials. The facility could be started at Santosh Hospital, which is an L3 Covid-19 hospital in the district...Read more »


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