Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
9th September 2019

Heart Care Foundation of India will hold its annual Perfect Health Mela from October 18-20

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

This year, the Perfect Health Mela, the annual flagship event of Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) will be held from 18th to 20th October at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

The Mela is being jointly organized with the Dept of Health and Family Welfare, GNCT Delhi, DST and other central and Delhi government departments....read more

Mera Bharat Mahan 25: Why Food is Brahman

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Motor organs, sensory organs, Prana, (the life force) are all formed by the food we consume.

When Ghee, oil or Tejas in the food gets digested, it is divided into three parts: The "crude" part makes bone, the middle part makes bone marrow and the subtle part makes the Karmendriyas (vak)....read more

Video Of The Day : All about Dengue
Practice Updates

WHO and partners to help boost health facility defences against Ebola in the DRC

To strengthen health practitioners’ proficiency in preventing the spread of Ebola virus disease in health facilities, the Commission for Prevention and Biosecurity of the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) launched on 5 September a guideline and training package... read more

Dire funding crisis in Yemen could close lifesaving health facilities

In Yemen, lifesaving reproductive healthcare services for more than one million women are threatened, thanks to severe funding shortages, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Friday. According to the agency, although donors made humanitarian pledges... read more

FDA approves first treatment for patients with rare type of lung disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ofev (nintedanib) capsules to slow the rate of decline in pulmonary function in adults with interstitial lung disease associated with systemic sclerosis or scleroderma,... read more

9/11 attack tied to cardiovascular risk in firefighters, says study

Exposure to the enormous cloud of toxins, dust and debris that resulted from the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 2001 has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease among first-responder firefighters, according to a new study.... read more

HOPE 4: Hypertension Screening in Community Reduces CV Risk

A community-based initiative, in which nonphysician healthcare workers screened individuals for hypertension in their own homes and community centers in two middle-income countries, resulted in a substantial reduction in cardiovascular disease risk,... read more

Study Gives Boost to Psychotherapy for Refractory IBS

Benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered remotely for refractory irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) lasted two years, follow-up of participants in the British randomized ACTIB trial revealed.... read more

Meta-Analysis: SGLT-2 Inhibitors Cut Kidney Failure Risk

People with type 2 diabetes (T2D) on sodium-glucose cotransporter (SGLT)-2 inhibitors saw far less progression to kidney failure than T2D patients who didn't receive the agents, according to a meta-analysis.... read more

IDEJ Update

Indian Diabetes Educator Journal (IDEJ), 1st of its kind in India aims to keep the members of diabetes care team abreast with concepts of DSME (Diabetes self-management education) and DSMS (Diabetes self-management support). IDEJ has set a new benchmark in educating the diabetes educators about evolving the concept of DSME- reaching to more than 25000 through Digital and Print Medium..... read more

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