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Special Series Only Covidences On Sars-Cov-2 (Covid-19): Environmental stability (Part 8)

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO
8th April 2020
(Source: DHS Science and Technology, Master Question List for COVID-19 (caused by SARS-CoV-2), Weekly Report, 18 March 2020)
Environmental stability (Part 8). How long does the agent live in the environment?
What is known?
SARS-CoV-2 Data • SARS-CoV-2 can persist on plastic... Read more »
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CMAAO Corona Facts and Myth Buster 37

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO
8th April 2020
What is The National Convalescent Plasma Project
Fact: The project has launched a website for patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and want to donate plasma, and for healthcare providers who are considering this treatment for their patients. Doctors will be able to use the platform to input data on their patients’ response to the plasma treatment... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

Dr k k Aggarwal

Capparis spinosa reduces certain atherogenic indices in NAFLD patients

8th April 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology
Caper, or Capparis spinosa, is known for its antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticancer, and hepatoprotective properties. A study published in the Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal assessed the effect of caper on anthropometric measures... Read more »

News From All Specialities

#BeActive, Remain #HealthyAtHome

8th April 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
FIFA collaborated with the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the #BeActive campaign that was launched on the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to encourage people to be #HealthyAtHome as the world fights against COVID-19 in solidarity.... Read more »
Practice Updates

Global event to boost healthcare workers on coronavirus front line

8th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined hands with international advocacy organization Global Citizen, to launch ‘One World Together At Home”. This global television and streaming special, curated by singer-songwriter Lady Gaga, will celebrate frontline healthcare workers across the globe in their relentless fight... Read more »
Practice Updates

ICMR braces for the worst, plans to test 1 lakh cases a day

8th April 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
NEW DELHI: India’s top health research body has prepared a ‘worst-case scenario’ roadmap for COVID-19 testing as it prepares to add 200 additional labs for round-the-clock testing as the number of cases surge in the country. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday said it is considering some interventions...Read more »

U.S. enters 'peak death week' for coronavirus, British PM in intensive care

8th April 2020 PharmacistsPulmonary Medicine
The United States was preparing on Monday for what an official described as the “peak death week” of the coronavirus. The United States, so far, has the most confirmed cases at more than 355,000 by Monday, with over 10,000 deaths. Meanwhile, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to intensive care...Read more »

Warfarin Not Protective in Afib with ESRD

8th April 2020 Cardiology Pharmacists
Evidence indicates harm when atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) take warfarin, suggests a meta-analysis. Patients taking warfarin had no significantly lower risk of ischemic stroke, major bleeding, or overall mortality compared to those taking no anticoagulation,...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

What is negligent nondisclosure?

8th April 2020
Negligent nondisclosure cases are typical negligence cases. There are four elements that must be shown:1 1. Duty: The duty is the requirement that a physician act as a minimally competent, similarly trained, reasonable physician in similar circumstances would act when disclosing information...Read more »

eMedi Humor

The Anesthesiologist

8th April 2020
Jill received a bill from the hospital for her recent surgery, and was astonished to see a $900 fee for the anesthesiologist. She called his office to demand an explanation. "Is this some kind of mistake?" Jill asked when she got the doctor on the phone. "No, not at all," the doctor said calmly...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

All of the following are the electrocardiographic features of severe hyperkalemia except:

8th April 2020
1. Peaked T waves.
2. Presence of U waves.
3. Sine wave pattern...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: Preventing malaria

8th April 2020
• Malaria is transmitted by the bite of a female Anopheles mosquito.
• Malaria fever presents with chills, especially during afternoon.
• The malaria mosquito bites mainly between dusk and dawn while the dengue mosquito bites during the day... Read more »

eSpiritual: Relieve stress by changing the interpretation

8th April 2020
Stress is the reaction of the body or the mind to the interpretation of a known situation. Stress management, therefore, involves either changing the situation, changing the interpretation or taming the body the yogic way in such a way that stress does not affect the body. Every situation has two sides...Read more »

Inspirational: Look Fear in the Face

8th April 2020
Look fear in the face. Be brave and bold. Don’t be scared of the unknown. Accept your own wrong doings as an opportunity to search deep within your soul. This way, you can't blame others for your problems. Be strong, admit defeat and always stand tall with dignity and pride...Read more »

Medical Voice

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‘Home test kit’ sold online, regulator says not approved

The Central Drug Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) told TOI on Sunday that no home test kits for Covid-19 have been approved. The regulator also issued a public notice clarifying that it had not licensed a home test kit being sold online by Bione Ventures Pvt Ltd. The notice followed a complaint by All India Drug Action Network...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?
Very confident
Moderately confident...Read more »  


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Osteoporosis is a bone degenerating disorder marked by decreased bone strength. While hormone replacement therapy is often resorted to for the treatment of osteoporosis, it is associated with serious side effects... 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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