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 CMAAO Coronavirus Facts and Myth Buster - Whole virus is more thrombogenic than the spike part

Dr KK Aggarwal President CMAAO, HCFI
17th April 2021
Multispeciality
With input from Dr Monica Vasudev
1. The risk of developing cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) from COVID-19 appears to be several times higher than that from administration of the AstraZeneca/Oxford or the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines. 2. A University of Oxford study has noted that from a dataset of more than 500,000 COVID-19 patients, CVT would have developed in 39 per million individuals. 3. CVT has been reported in about 5 per million people after a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine...Read more »
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World COVID Meter 16th April 2021: Acute manageable immunogenic thrombogenic inflammatory contagious novel viral disease pandemic

Dr KK Aggarwal, President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
17th April 2021
Multispeciality
CMAAO: In susceptible high-risk (pro-inflammatory and/or pro-coagulative) individuals, reactogenic vaccines can trigger transient thrombo-inflammation lasting first few (up to four) days....Read more »
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A review of abnormal liver function tests

17th April 2021 Gastroenterology Hepatology Multispeciality
Most clinicians face a common problem of interpreting abnormalities in liver function tests. This problem has been enhanced with the introduction of automated routine laboratory testing. Commonly available tests are alanine transaminase (ALT),... Read more »
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Cough Update

Chronic Cough- A guide to correct diagnosis of the condition

17th April 2021 Allergy & Immunology Multispeciality
Cough is the most common complaint observed in respiratory clinics. A persistent cough may have both physiological morbidity and a psychological burden on the patient. For decades, cough variant asthma (CVA), eosinophilic bronchitis (EB), upper airway cough syndrome...Read more »

News From All Specialities

Today is World Hemophilia Day

17th April 2021 Business and Medicine Pathology & Lab Medicine
World Hemophilia Day, an initiative of the World Federation of Hemophilia, is celebrated every year on April 17. It aims to raise awareness about hemophilia as well as other inherited bleeding disorders...Read more »
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Shortage of innovative antibiotics across the globe fuels drug-resistance

17th April 2021 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pharmacists
The world continues to fail to develop the much needed antibacterial drugs despite increasing awareness about the threat of antibiotic resistance, stated a report by the World Health Organization... Read more »
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Haffkine Institute to produce Covaxin

17th April 2021 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
The Central government has allowed Maharashtra government to produce Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin at the Haffkine Institute in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The State government had sought the Central government’s approval... Read more »
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Rare Blood Clot Risk Higher from COVID-19 than Vaccine: Study

17th April 2021 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
A University of Oxford study published recently has revealed that the risk of rare blood clots following the COVID-19 infection is nearly 100-fold higher than normal, and several-fold higher than it is following vaccination...Read more »
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Blocking Middle Airline Seats Could Decrease COVID-19 Spread: CDC

17th April 2021 Pathology & Lab Medicine Pulmonary Medicine
As Americans have started traveling and airlines have started filling their planes to capacity, the CDC suggests that blocking the middle seats on commercial airliners could potentially decrease...Read more »

Medicolegal Corner

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Can a PCI be done after taking consent only for angiography?

17th April 2021
A percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) cannot be done after taking consent only for angiography, unless it is a life-saving procedure. In a case decided by Supreme Court of India, SCI, Civil Appeal No. 1949 of 2004, 16.01.2008,...Read more »
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eMedi Humor

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Tech support

17th April 2021
Tech support: "Okay Colin, let’s press the control and escape keys at the same time. That brings up a task list in the middle of the screen. Now type the letter "P" to bring up the Program Manager."...Read more »
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eMedi Quiz

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Which of the following statements regarding tamoxifen is correct?

17th April 2021
1. Compared with AIs, tamoxifen has been associated with a decreased risk of venous thromboembolic events.
2. Similar to AIs in postmenopausal women,... Read more »

Lifestyle Updates

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eWellness: Some tips to take care of your teeth and prevent tooth decay

17th April 2021
• Brushing helps prevent plaque formation and build-up of bacteria which can cause tooth decay and periodontal diseases.
• Floss every day as it can help clean the crevices where...Read more »
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eSpiritual: Shiksha and sabhyata

17th April 2021
• Suno, Samjho, Jaano and Karo is the mantra for education and involves not only hearing but listening and understanding and then converting the understanding into wisdom and practically putting... Read more »
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Inspirational: God's Hands!

17th April 2021
Friends love you, but they are not your lover. They care for you, but they are not one of your family. They share your pain, but they are not your blood relation. They are FRIENDS! A True friend is one who... Read more »

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WHO launches 10-year plan to tackle neglected tropical diseases

Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The organization put forth ambitious targets and innovative approaches to tackle 20 diseases... Read more »

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Aquatic Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare disorder known to cause progressive loss of motor abilities, for instance walking. Standard treatment for DMD includes physiotherapy... 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...Read more »

Pediatrics

Understanding how skin barrier evolves and reacts during the first few years of life

The structure of the stratum corneum (SC) and corresponding skin barrier develops from before birth up to about 4 years of age. Understanding the evolution of skin barrier structure during the first few years... Read more »

Surgery

Bariatric surgery prevents severe CKD and ESRD

Patients that underwent weight-loss surgery lowered their risk of developing severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD) when compared to conventionally treated patients, according to a study published in International Journal of Obesity... Read more »
 

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