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Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO
5th April 2020
Clinical presentation (Part 5).
What are the signs and symptoms of an infected person?

What is known? • The majority of COVID-19 cases are mild (81%, N = 44,000 cases).1 • Initial symptoms include fever (87.9% overall, but only 43.8% present... Read more »
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CMAAO Corona Facts and Myth Buster 34

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO
5th April 2020
CDC recommends people wear cloth masks to block the spread of COVID-19 Fact. Yes. Surgical masks and N95 respirators should be set aside for healthcare workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines to recommend that US people should wear homemade face coverings... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

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Poor Performance Status: Predictor of Mortality Following Living Donor Liver Transplantation

5th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
Performance status seems to have an adverse impact on living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) outcomes. In a recent study by Choudhary et al, published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology,... Read more »

News From All Specialities

WHO and UNICEF to partner on pandemic response through COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

5th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
WHO and UNICEF have announced an agreement to work together on COVID-19 response, by means of the historic COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund powered by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation... Read more »
Practice Updates

WHO calls for broader use of masks to limit spread of coronavirus

5th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization has stated that medical masks should be used for health workers, as it urged for increased public use of homemade masks or other mouth coverings in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. “We must preserve medical surgical respirator masks for our frontline workers... Read more »
Practice Updates

Around 50 doctors, medical staff test positive for COVID-19 in India

5th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
In India, nearly 50 doctors and medical staff have tested positive for COVID-19. The Health Ministry is evaluating the situation and will determine whether these healthcare workers have contracted the infection from COVID-19 positive patients. It has been noted that due to shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE)...Read more »

IV Esketamine, Ketamine Equally Effective for Resistant Depression

5th April 2020 Pharmacists Psychiatry
Intravenous (IV) esketamine has been found to be as safe and effective as IV ketamine for patients with treatment-resistant depression in a new research that was scheduled to be presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Conference 2020. The randomized, double-blind noninferiority...Read more »

Pediatric-onset IBD May Double Cancer Risk in Later Life

5th April 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pharmacists
Pediatric-onset of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) could lead to a two-fold increase in the risk of developing cancer in adulthood, suggests a Canadian study. The population-based case-control study revealed that 1.7% of patients with childhood-onset IBD developed cancer,...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Does contributing articles to the press amount to advertising?

5th April 2020
The Indian Medical Council (Professional conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002: 7.11: A physician should not contribute to the lay press articles and give interviews regarding diseases and treatments which may have the effect of advertising himself or soliciting practices;...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Good point

5th April 2020
A woman customer called the Canon help desk with a problem with her printer. Tech support: Are you running it under windows?
Customer: "No, my desk is next to the door, but that is a good point. The man sitting in the cubicle...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Immediately after cholecystectomy, the nursing action that should assume the highest priority is:

5th April 2020
A. Encouraging the client to take adequate deep breaths by mouth
B. Encouraging the client to cough and deep breathe
C. Changing the dressing at least BID...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Follow a healthy diet for a healthy heart

5th April 2020
• Your diet should be low in sodium and no person should consume more than 6 gm of sodium chloride in a day. • Consumption of trans fats, which is found in hydrogenated oils or vanaspati ghee, should be minimal as they are bad for the heart and reduce the HDL cholesterol and increase the LDL cholesterol... Read more »

eSpiritual: Never hurt the ego of a person

5th April 2020
It is a well-known Vedic fact that if you hurt the ego of a person, he will never forgive you, especially, if you have insulted or implicated him in character assassination, or have cast implications about financial embezzlement or you call a woman as old or a man as impotent in public. For example,...Read more »

Inspirational: It’s All Good

5th April 2020
Once there was a king who had a close friend. The friend would always look at every situation that ever occurred in his life (positive or negative) and remark, "This is good!" One day, the king and his friend went on a hunting expedition. The friend loaded and prepared the guns for the king...Read more »

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Bengaluru-based Bione launches India's first at-home testing kit for Covid-19

ET: With the world putting forward all measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic, genetic and microbiome testing firm Bione, on Thursday, launched India's first Rapid Covid-19 at-home screening test kit. Experts around the world have emphasised on the need for increased testing in order to control the spread of the disease...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?
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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.

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 »


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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