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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 117: Thrombo-Inflammation

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO
5th June 2020
(With inputs from Dr Monica Vasudev)
937: IMA-CMAAO Webinar on Thromboinflammation 30th May, 2020, 4-5pm. Participants : Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO; Dr Ramesh K Dutta; Dr K Kalra; Dr Sanchita Sharm. Faculty: Dr VP Choudhary, Consultant Hematologist, Fortis Escorts
• The virus has different presentations in different patients... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

World Covid Meter 4th June 213 Countries: Wear mask at home

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
5th 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 14.5 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

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Impact of Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular risk factors in NAFLD

5th June 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
In a systematic review and meta-analysis, Asbaghi et al explored the impact of the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) on cardiovascular risk factors in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)... Read more »

Derma Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Transient pruritic erythema as an atypical manifestation of solar urticarial

5th June 2020 Dermatology
Solar urticaria (SU) is a rare and very disabling photodermatosis and generally demonstrates as urticarial wheals and erythema which appears soon after sun exposure. Often, ... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Today is World Environment Day

5th June 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
World Environment Day, celebrated every year on June 5 since 1974, engages governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a critical environmental issue. Being hosted by Colombia in 2020, the theme this year is ‘biodiversity’... Read more »
Practice Updates

Maintaining essential health services: New operational guidance from WHO

5th June 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization has released new guidance to help countries keep essential health services running while taking measures to keep people safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance, “Maintaining essential health services: operational guidance for the... Read more »
Practice Updates

India far away from COVID-19 peak, says ICMR

5th June 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
Timely and effective interventions have helped India keep the number of coronavirus cases and fatalities low and is far away from the peak of COVID-19 spread, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), stressing that the country had positioned itself better than other nations...Read more »

HCQ Fails to Prevent COVID-19 in Randomized Trial

5th June 2020 Pharmacists Pathology & Lab Medicine
Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) does not seem to reduce the risk for infection in people exposed to patients with confirmed COVID-19, revealed a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled prevention trial. Investigators enrolled 821 asymptomatic participants from multiple...Read more »
Practice Updates

Anti-Anxiety Medications before Conception Linked with Ectopic Pregnancy

5th June 2020 Psychiatry Pharmacists
In a cohort study, published in Human Reproduction, ectopic pregnancy was associated with benzodiazepine use before conceiving a child. The risk of ectopic pregnancy was about 50% higher among women taking benzodiazepines in the 90 days before conception...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can license to practice be revoked pending inquiry by the criminal court?

5th June 2020
Yes. In its order, MCI-211(2)/2011-Ethics/10th May, 2011, Complaint against Dr. RV, F No 396/2009, the MCI stated “The Ethics Committee considered the complaint against RV and after hearing both the parties and perusing the records and FIR,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Talking to an envelope

5th June 2020
This baby was talking in to an envelope.
I asked her what she was doing, she said ‘sending voice mail’...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Tetracycline is used for the prophylaxis of?

5th June 2020
A. Brucellosis
B. Leptospirosis
C. Cholera ...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Facts about exercise

5th June 2020
• Exercise for 80 minutes a day and brisk exercise 80 minutes a week.
• The speed of walking should be at least 80 steps per minute.
• Do resistance or weight-bearing exercises twice in a week... Read more »

eSpiritual: Vedic Fasting

5th June 2020
Fasting and starvation are two different terms commonly confused with each other. Starvation means not eating or drinking altogether, while fasting means control and restrain of five sensory and five motor senses. During fasting, one may continue eating or drinking but under discipline...Read more »

Inspirational: Is your hut burning?

5th June 2020
The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him...Read more »


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