Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
4th September 2019

The Healthcare Service Personnel And Clinical Establishments (Prohibition Of Violence And Damage To Property) Bill, 2019

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Cases of violence against doctors show no signs of abating. About 4 days back, resident doctors of Safdarjung Hospital went on strike after two residents were assaulted by the attendants of a patient, who died during treatment.

But, the limit was reached when Dr Deben Dutta aged 73 years was brutally attacked by workers of Teok Tea Estate in Assam's Jorhat district on Saturday. Dr Dutta later succumbed to his injuries at the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital.

The medical fraternity has for long been demanding a stringent central act for violence against doctors and to make acts of violence against doctors as non bailable offences....read more

Mera Bharat Mahan 20: Pragyapradh: The mistake of the intellect

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Ninety percent of my happiness lies with me; 45% is based on the past and the remaining 45% is based on my present choices. Only 10% of my happiness is due to my unavoidable external environment.

So, I have a choice to decide at every step.

Any thought is analyzed by the intellect and the ego. If it is directed towards the ego you may get unhappiness but if it directed towards the soul (soul-based decisions) it will always lead to inner happiness....read more

Practice Updates

Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates WHO Regional Committee of South-East Asia meet

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated on Monday a week-long meeting of WHO Regional Committee of South-East Asia, being attended by his counterparts and experts from member nations to deliberate on public health issues and work towards elimination of diseases. He called for a 'mission-mode approach' for creating and spreading public health success stories from the region... read more

WHO updates Cardiovascular Risk Charts

WHO has updated the cardiovascular risk charts through the WHO Cardiovascular disease risk chart working group. Updated charts are published in the Lancet Global Health. Widespread use of these charts could enhance the accuracy, practicability and sustainability to reduce the burden of cardiovascular diseases... read more

Microplastics turning up in human stool

Tiny bits of plastic may be getting into our bodies via the air we breathe and the food we eat, a new study suggests. Researchers who examined stool samples from eight people from diverse geographic locations found that all contained bits of plastic, according to a report in Annals of Internal Medicine. "This small prospective case series showed that various microplastics were present in human stool, and no sample... read more

ESC Diabetes and CVD Guideline: 'Unprecedented' New Evidence

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) has released new guidelines for the management and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with diabetes or prediabetes. Recommendations in the document reflect recent positive findings from large cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs) of new classes of diabetes drugs and other new developments.... read more

Weight Loss Cuts Hospital Stays for Obese TKA Patients

Morbidly obese patients who lost 20 lbs before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) cut their hospital stays by about 1 day, and were 76% less likely to have an extended hospital stay, research showed. However, morbidly obese patients who lost between 5 and 10 lbs before the surgical procedure did not have shorter hospital stays, according to David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA,... read more

Medical Voice

CGHS services to be made available in 100 cities by 2022: Union health minister

New Delhi, Sep 1 (PTI) New Delhi, Sep 1 (PTI) Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) services will be made available in 100 cities by 2022, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday. CGHS services, which started in 1954 from Gol Market in Delhi, reached only 25 cities till 2014. But, in the last five years of the NDA government, services under the scheme have been extended to as many as 71 cities, he said after inaugurating a state-of-the-art CGHS Bhawan at Sector 13 in R K Puram here....read more

IDEJ Update

Indian Diabetes Educator Journal (IDEJ), 1st of its kind in India aims to keep the members of diabetes care team abreast with concepts of DSME (Diabetes self-management education) and DSMS (Diabetes self-management support). IDEJ has set a new benchmark in educating the diabetes educators about evolving the concept of DSME- reaching to more than 25000 through Digital and Print Medium..... read more

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