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CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster 120: IMA Position

Dr K K Aggarwal, President CMAAO
8th June 2020
940: Position of IMA on COVID related issues.
1. One Nation: One set of guidelines. There are multiple orders and actions at the state and district levels which do not conform to the National Guidelines. This is proving to be disastrous to the doctors, nurses and healthcare workers as well as the containment of the epidemic.
2. Doctors, irrespective of the sector and workplace, should take the lead during this still ascending phase of the epidemic. Take charge of your institution and area... Read more »

Alloveda Liver Update

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Fibrosis Stage and Outcomes of Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

8th June 2020Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
Biopsy-confirmed liver fibrosis plays a major role in the prognosis of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). A systematic review was conducted to determine the prognostic value of fibrosis stage in patients with NAFLD... Read more »

Derma Update

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Acupuncture treatment is effective for chronic urticaria – A meta-analysis

8th June 2020 Dermatology
The effectiveness of acupuncture treatment in the management of chronic urticaria has been evaluated from database of randomized controlled trials. Databases of CNKI, VIP, Wanfang, CBM, PubMed, Embase and Cochrane Library were searched... Read more »

News From All Specialities

Today is World Oceans Day

8th June 2020 Business and Medicine Public Health
The health of the ocean is closely linked to our health. The World Oceans Day is celebrated on June 8 to remind everyone of the key role the oceans play in everyday life. Oceans are the lungs of our planet and provide most of the oxygen we breathe in. This Day is celebrated to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean,... Read more »
Practice Updates

COVID-19 epidemic in India, South Asia growing but not exploding, says WHO

8th June 2020 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
The number of COVID-19 cases in India has been doubling every three weeks but the growth is not exponential in the country and South Asia region, stated the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday. Dr. Mike Ryan, WHO’s top emergency expert, said that in South Asia, not just in India,... Read more »
Practice Updates

WHO includes HCQ in solidarity trial again

8th June 2020 Pulmonary Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
New Delhi: The World Health Organization has stated that the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) will again be a part of the solidarity trial for the potential treatment of coronavirus disease. WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said,...Read more »

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Relieves Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms

8th June 2020 Psychiatry Neurology
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) led to considerable reduction in multiple symptoms of persistent postconcussion syndrome (PPCS) following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), suggests a randomized controlled crossover study. In civilians and military veterans with mTBI/PPCS, HBOT yielded...Read more »
Practice Updates

Most Hospitalized COVID Patients Have Neurologic Symptoms

8th June 2020 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pharmacists
Wearing a mask at home, even if everyone is feeling fine, might decrease the risk of frontline healthcare workers transmitting SARS-CoV-2 infection to their families, suggests a recent study from China. This suggested benefit of home use of masks follows the research published online in...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

Can the consent for stenting be taken from the non-spouse relatives of the patient?

8th June 2020
No, consent for stenting cannot be taken from the non-spouse accompanying relatives of the patient, unless the patient is minor, mentally challenged or incapacitated. The MCI Code of Ethics Regulation, 2002 state: ...Read more »

eMedi Humor


8th June 2020
One semester when my brother, Peter, attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, an art-student friend of his asked if he could paint Peter's portrait for a class assignment. Peter agreed, and the art student painted and submitted the portrait, only to receive a C minus...Read more »

eMedi Quiz

Which of the following is a basic teledermatology tool?

8th June 2020
a. Videoconference
b. Hybrid teledermatology
c. Store-and-forward teledermatology...Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

eWellness: WHO Five Keys to Safer Food

8th June 2020
Key 1: Keep clean
• Wash hands before handling food and frequently during food preparation.
• Wash hands after using the toilet... Read more »

eSpiritual: Relieve Stress by Changing the Interpretation

8th June 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...Read more »

Inspirational: Love in action

8th June 2020
One night a man came to our house and told me, "There is a family with eight children. They have not eaten for days." I took some food and I went. When I finally came to the family, I saw the faces of those little children disfigured by hunger. There was no sorrow or sadness on their faces,...Read more »


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