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Incubation period: Evidences on SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO
4th April 2020
We present to you a series of daily questions related to various aspects of COVID-19, which summarizes what is known and what additional information is needed.
Incubation Period (Part 4) How long after the infection do symptoms appear? Are people infectious during this time?... Read more »
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CMAAO Corona Facts and Myth Buster 32

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO
4th April 2020
Only testing can decide that I have recovered.
Myth: No. , Re-testing method: The CDC has advised that all confirmed and suspected patients should be symptom-free and test negative twice within at least 24 hours to be considered as having recovered ... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

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Activities and Programs by the Government of India for prevention and control of viral hepatitis

4th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
The Government of India has long been committed to the task of prevention and control of viral hepatitis in the country. For this purpose, several activities are currently being undertaken by several divisions of the... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Global physician leaders call for urgent action to protect health professionals and carers

4th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Medical Association has described the state that even in the world’s most prosperous countries, healthcare professionals have to deal with insufficient personal protection in fighting the coronavirus pandemic as ‘deplorable’... Read more »
Practice Updates

Global coronavirus cases move beyond one million

4th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The number of coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52,000 deaths as the pandemic spread further in the United States and the death toll rose in Spain and Italy. Italy reported the most deaths - over 13,900 - followed by Spain. The United States reported the most confirmed cases of any country,... Read more »
Practice Updates

COVID-19 in India: Over 400 more test positive, PM hints at ‘staggered’ exit from 21-day lockdown

4th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
New Delhi: Putting up efforts on a war footing to identify and isolate COVID-19 hotspots, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hinted at a ‘staggered’ exit from the ongoing 21-day lockdown that ends on April 14. The nationwide tally of...Read more »

FDA updates blood donation guidelines amid urgent need for blood during COVID-19 pandemic

4th April 2020 Pharmacists Pulmonary Medicine
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued new blood donation eligibility guidance as US faces diminished blood supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic. The changes will be implemented immediately and are expected to remain in place after...Read more »

Metformin May Be Beneficial, Even in Advancing Kidney Disease

4th April 2020 NephrologyPharmacists
Metformin use among people with type 2 diabetes who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with a reduced risk of death and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), without an increase in the risk of lactic acidosis, suggests a new observational study from South Korea...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Is it legally necessary for a physician to display his registration number while issuing a payment receipt?

4th April 2020
Yes, it is mandatory for the registered medical practitioner to mention his registration number issued to him by Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on the payment receipt/money receipt issued by him to his/her patients...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Top Secret Communications Center

4th April 2020
When my son was in the Air Force, my wife and I visited quite often. On our first visit, we were allowed inside this top secret Communications Center, but everything in sight was covered up so we could look around everywhere –– Heck, even the toilet paper in the Men’s room was disguised...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Dietary gluten intake is postulated to be a possible etiologic factor in all the following dermatologic diseases except

4th April 2020
A. Acne vulgaris
B. Psoriasis...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Do not heat leafy vegetables twice

4th April 2020
Nitrates in foods such as spinach, beet root and lettuce stimulate the production of nitric oxide in the body. Nitric oxide relaxes blood vessels. Ingested nitrate is reduced by oral, commensal bacteria to nitrite, which can further be reduced to nitric oxide.... Read more »

eSpiritual: Spiritual prescriptions learnt from patients

4th April 2020
As doctors, we are witnesses to human suffering. When we were young in medical college, we were quite disturbed seeing the sufferings of the people. But, in our practice, we have learnt many spiritual prescriptions from our patients. These have not only helped us to heal our patients but also changed our perception to health and...Read more »

Inspirational: No regrets about today

4th April 2020
If I knew it would be the last time that I'd see you fall asleep, I would tuck you in more tightly, and pray the Lord, your soul to keep. If I knew it would be the last time that I see you walk out the door, I would give you a hug and kiss, and call you back for one more...Read more »

Medical Voice

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Two Mumbai companies step up work on COVID-19 drug helping in recovery

Mumbai: Two Indian drug makers are stepping up efforts to develop antiviral molecule Favipiravir, a drug that has shown to help in the recovery of Covid-19 patients in a trial conducted in China. Mumbai-based BDR Pharma, which makes anti-HIV and Hepatitis C medication,...Read more »  


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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 »  
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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?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »  


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Early phase-2 trial of TAS-205 in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a progressive muscular disease characterized by chronic cycles of inflammatory and necrotic processes. Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) is produced by hematopoietic PGD synthase (HPGDS), which is pathologically implicated in muscle necrosis... Read more »


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

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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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