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Dr k k Aggarwal

Ohio bill orders doctors to 're-implant ectopic pregnancy' or face 'abortion murder' charges

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
6th December 2019
Multispeciality
I read an article published in the-guardian and got confused how can this US Ohio story or the law be possible. Either the guardian interpretation of the law is wrong, or the law makers have no sense in making a law which can risk the life... Read more »
Dr k k Aggarwal

Install AEDS at all public places and in all PCR vans

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
6th December 2019
Multispeciality
An automated external defibrillator (AED) must be installed in all public places, such as temples, schools, community centers, transportation hubs, tourist attractions, high schools, universities, assembly sites, leisure areas that attract at least 3,000 people a day, large shopping malls, hotels and hot spring areas.... Read more »

News From All Specialities

No Criminalization of Medical Practice, Says WMA

6th December 2019 Business and Medicine,Public Health
The World Medical Association has expressed its deep concern over a law being proposed by the Malaysian Government to imprison or fine physicians if they refuse to provide prescriptions being requested by patients.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Malaria on the decline in WHO South-East Asia Region; efforts must continue as risks persist: WHO

6th December 2019 Business and Medicine, Pathology & Lab Medicine
As WHO South-East Asia Region continues to register a steep decline in malaria incidence, the World Health Organization has reiterated accelerated concerted efforts by member countries to achieve zero malaria by 2030.... Read more »
Practice Updates

HIV Testing, Treatment, Prevention Not Reaching Enough Americans

6th December 2019 Business and Medicine, Pathology & Lab Medicine
Far too many Americans with HIV are unaware that they have it. Far too few have the virus under control through effective treatment. And far too few Americans are taking the daily pill that prevents HIV.... Read more »
New drug to fight migraine shows promise

FDA Expands Tecentriq Approval in Non-Squamous NSCLC

6th December 2019 Pharmacists, Radiology
The FDA has expanded indications for atezolizumab (Tecentriq) to include its use along with chemotherapy for metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the frontline setting, Genentech announced....Read more »
 

Comorbidities in Family History May Add to Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

6th December 2019 Pharmacists,Public Health
A person's risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was increased given a family history of rheumatologic autoimmune disease and even under certain non-autoimmune conditions, a large case-control study found.... Read more »
 

Medicolegal Corner

In an action for negligence/battery for performance of an unauthorized surgical procedure, can the doctor defend himself by stating that consent was given for a particular..

6th December 2019
Certain international case laws explain the situation....Read more »

HCFI Survey

In 2020 I would like the new healthy policy to

6th 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

Hotel Security

6th December 2019
A friend and I stayed at a Chicago hotel while attending a convention. Since we weren’t used to the big city, we were overly concerned about security. The first night we placed a chair against the door and stacked our luggage on it. ...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

At the end of a balanced anesthesia technique with non-depolarizing muscle relaxant, a patient recovered spontaneously from the effect of muscle relaxant without any reversal...

6th December 2019
1. Pancuronium....Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Lifestyle can prevent 50% of common cancers

6th December 2019
More than 50% of cancers could be prevented if people simply change lifestyles according to Graham Colditz, PD, DrPH, from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: The Main Principle of Knowing the Truth

6th December 2019
The main figure in the Upanishads is sage Yajnavalkya, known as one of the greatest philosophers. Most of the great teachings of later Hindu or Buddhist philosophy are derived from him. He taught the great doctrine of neti–neti,...Read more »

Inspirational: A man must constantly exceed his level!

6th December 2019
This inspiring story is about Bruce Lee, a legendary martial art master. "Bruce had me run up to three miles a day, really at a good pace. We’d run the three miles in 21 or 22 minutes. Just under eight minutes a mile (Note: when running on his own in 1968,... Read more »

Medical Voice

Medical voice

ICMR drafts guidelines for doctors to perform CPR on cardiac patients

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has drafted a guide for doctors to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on a patient with cardiac arrest. The apex medical research body has drafted a position paper...Read more »
 

Medbytes

From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

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 »

Allergy-and-Immunology

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 »

Dermatology

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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