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CMAAO condemns criminal provisions in medical practice

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
5th December 2019
International Press Release: The confederation of Medical Associations of Asia and Oceania strongly condemn the amendments to Poisons Act 1952 in Malaysia and support the Malaysian Medical Association's (MMA) concern in this respect. CMAAO urges the Malaysia Government to withdraw... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

Green Asia
Harvard study links short-term exposure to PM2.5 with risks of hospital admissions

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
5th December 2019
In an NIH funded study, the study results showed that hospitalizations for septicemia, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, kidney failure, urinary tract infections, and skin & tissue infections are linked for the first time with short-term exposure... Read more »

News From All Specialities

More pregnant women and children protected from malaria, but accelerated efforts and funding needed to reinvigorate global response - WHO report

5th December 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
The number of pregnant women and children in sub-Saharan Africa sleeping under insecticide-treated bed nets and benefiting from preventive medicine for malaria has increased significantly in recent years,... Read more »
Practice Updates

Only one in five countries has a healthcare strategy to deal with climate change

5th December 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
Protecting people’s health from climate change dangers such as heat stress, storms and tsunamis has never been more important, yet most countries are doing too little about it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.... Read more »
Practice Updates

New York City hits HIV/AIDS target two years ahead of schedule

5th December 2019 Business and Medicine, Pathology & Lab Medicine
New York City has surpassed a major goal against HIV/AIDS two years ahead of schedule, city officials announced Monday. The target, originally set for 2020 by UNAIDS and known as 90-90-90, represents the percentage of... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

Prenatal Asthma Attacks Up Complications for Mom and Baby

5th December 2019 Pharmacists, Pediatrics
Asthma attacks during pregnancy may increase the risk for complications for both the mother and child, according to a study published online November 26 in the European Respiratory Journal. The study included more than 100,000 pregnancies...Read more »

Revisiting Chemo in EGFR-Mutant NSCLC

5th December 2019 Pharmacists, Oncology, Radiology
Adding chemotherapy to a targeted agent doubled progression-free survival (PFS) for patients with advanced EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to two randomized trials. A phase III trial from India showed that median PFS... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

A specialist gives an opinion to a physician on phone regarding a patient (not seen by him). Is he/she liable for any mishap?

5th December 2019
No legal liability will fall upon the doctor for giving an opinion on phone for cases not seen by him as there is no contract between him and the patient. For negligence to be proved there has to be a duty, breach of that duty and resultant damage....Read more »

HCFI Survey

In 2020 I would like the new healthy policy to

5th December 2019
1. Add degenerative and immunological diseases to be added in insurance
2. Duty hours of employees should be strictly followed like the ones for airplane pilots...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Graduate Degrees in Action

5th December 2019
What does a graduate student with a science degree ask?
"Why does it work?"...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Carbon monoxide poisoning is type of

5th December 2019
A. Anemic hypoxia
B. Histotoxic hypoxia
C. Hypoxemic hypoxia...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Normal Aging Changes

5th December 2019
1. Heart rate shows less variability.
2. The circadian pattern (24-hour cycle of the body) is altered.... Read more »

eSpiritual: How long can one fast?

5th December 2019
As per allopathy, one cannot live without air or oxygen for more than 3 minutes, without water for more than three days and without food for more than 3 weeks. As per Chandogya Upanishad, food is responsible for the making of...Read more »

Inspirational: Knowing Yourself

5th December 2019
Control, fear, doubt and anger; these are the real deadly killers of the human race. We hurt ourselves by feeling these emotions and we hurt others by directing these emotions at them. But what if we could direct unconditional love to whomever we meet?... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

HCFI Round Table Suggestions for Amendments in Delhi Health Bill

Dear Sir,
Heart Care Foundation of India Round Table on Health and Wellness: Building Consensus on 21st November, 2019 passed the following suggestions for amendments in draft Delhi Health Bill:...Read more »


From Other Newsletter



Herbal remedies in the management of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is one of the commonest metabolic bone disorders that is associated with decreased bone strength. This progressive systemic skeletal disorder increases the susceptibility to fractures.... Read more »


Race disparity in blood sphingolipidomics associated with lupus cardiovascular comorbidity.

Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) is a chronic multi-organ autoimmune disease. Genetic and environmental factors contribute to the disease onset and severity. Sphingolipids are signaling molecules involved in regulating cell...Read more »


Fracture Risk Increased Among Those with Atopic Dermatitis

A large population-based study reports a definitive increase in risk for hip, pelvis, spine, and wrist fractures among adults with atopic dermatitis. The risk was even higher for patients with severe disease.... Read more »

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