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PNDT Rules 2014: Geneticist may not be required to take the test

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past national President IMA
9th February 2020
Multispeciality
Order: The matter is listed before this Court pursuant to the request made by the learned counsel for the Appellants with reference to the Competency Based Test, 2019 scheduled to be held on 9th of this month to continue to practice which is subject matter of this writ appeal. The learned counsel for the... Read more »

News From All Specialities

WHO to accelerate research and innovation for new coronavirus

9th February 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
WHO is convening a global research and innovation forum to muster international action in response to the new coronavirus. "Harnessing the power of science is critical for bringing this outbreak under control," said WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Slight fall in coronavirus infections ‘nothing to celebrate’, says UN health agency

9th February 2020 Business and Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
A slight fall overnight in the number of people infected by the new coronavirus is welcome but “nothing to celebrate”, a top UN health official said on Thursday. “Although we are pleased that the numbers from today are the first day in ...Read more »
Important
Practice Updates

Pregnant women with high blood pressure face greater heart disease risk: Study

9th February 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Cardiology
A recent study published in the Journal of Women's Health has revealed that women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular issues. Investigators analyzed cardiovascular disease in 6,360 women, age 18 to 54,... Read more »

Healthy Habits Take a Backseat after Starting Statins, Antihypertensives

9th February 2020 Cardiology Pharmacists
A large Finnish study has found that many patients give up healthy habits after starting a statin or antihypertensive medication. Researchers assessed 41,225 people free of cardiovascular disease at baseline who completed at least two surveys in 4-year intervals from 2000 to 2013...Read more »  

'Cascade' of Disease Identified in Poorer Socioeconomic Groups

9th February 2020 Neurology Psychiatry
Socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals seem to be at an increased risk of developing 18 of 56 conditions compared with more advantaged groups, reported a recent study. In a cohort of 109,246 adults, having one of 16 strongly interconnected diseases was associated with at least a five-fold... Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can a doctor use a sign board?

9th February 2020
Yes, a doctor can use a sign board. However, the MCI Code of Medical Ethics Regulations, 2002 have prescribed criteria for the information to be carried on the sign board in section 7.13 as follows: 7.13 MCI Act: It is improper for a physician to use an unusually large sign board and write on it anything other than his name,...Read more »

eMedi Humor

Knowledge is worth as much as gold

9th February 2020
The next day, TV news reported that 100 million was taken from the bank. The robbers counted and counted and counted, but they could only count 20 million. The robbers were very angry and complained "We risked our lives and only took 20 million;...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

A client has undergone with penile implant. After 24 hours of surgery, the client’s scrotum was edematous and painful. The nurse should:

9th February 2020
a. Assist the client with Seitz bath
b. Apply warm soaks in the scrotum...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Clinicians should aggressively treat unhealthy lifestyles

9th February 2020
Unhealthy behaviors should be managed as aggressively as hypertension, high cholesterol, and other heart disease risk factors, according to an American Heart Association policy statement published in the journal Circulation. Doctors should create "interprofessional practices"... Read more »
Spiritual

eSpiritual: Spiritual Prescriptions – Controlling the Inner Noise

9th February 2020
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali define yoga as restraint of the mental states (Chapter 1.2). In the state of total restraint, the mind is devoid of any external object and is in its true self or the consciousness. To control the mind, many Vedic scholars have given their own formulae...Read more »

Inspirational: Power of Thought: Hitting Unseen Target

9th February 2020
Yogi Raman was a true master of the art of archery. One morning, he invited his favorite disciple to watch a display of his skill. The disciple had seen this more than a hundred times before, but he nevertheless obeyed his teacher. They went into the wood beside the monastery... Read more »

Survey

Medical voice

How Corona Aware Are You

Question 1 : How confident are you that you could recognize and respond to a potential coronavirus case?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »
 

Medbytes

From Other Newsletter

Orthopedic

Orthopedics

Bone healing effects of the flavonoid kaempferol

Several therapeutic agents have shown promising results for fracture healing, including estrogen hormone, growth factors (bone morphogenetic proteins, BMPs) and osteoporosis drugs (parathyroid hormone, bisphosphates). However, most agents are associated with some limitations.... Read more »

Allergy-and-Immunology

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 »

Dermatology

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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