October 2019
From the Desk of Group Editor in Chief
KK Aggarwal

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancers are increasing at an alarming pace worldwide, including in India. What is more worrying is the fact that these diseases are now .... READ MORE


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Melasma: A Challenging Journey

Dr Rashmi Sarkar, New Delhi

  • Melasma is more common in women; in India, m.... READ MORE

AROUND THE GLOBE

Countries Agree Plans to Increase Organ Donation and Transplant, Promote Health and Improve Health Information Systems at 57th Directing Council of PAHO

Ministers a.... READ MORE


Spiritual Update
KK Aggarwal

Offering help is the best service to the humanity. As per Sikhism, Sewa (unconditional service), Simran (meditation) and Satsang (company of good people) is the trio for acquiring happiness and spiritual health.

In Sikhism, Sewa is the mai.... READ MORE


Lighter reading

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As an English professor, my father would often write little notes on student essays. Often, he worked late, and as the hours passed, his handwriting deteriorated. One day a student came to him after cla.... READ MORE


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Inspirational Story

At a restaurant, a cockroach suddenly flew from somewhere and sat on a lady.

She started screaming out of fear.

With a panic-stricken face and t.... READ MORE


MEDICAL VOICE FOR POLICY CHANGE
Dr KK Aggarwal

10 Things to Know About Coping with Stressors Following a Disaster

  1. Strong reactions and feelings - such as loss of interest in daily life, sadness, irritabi.... READ MORE

GUEST EDITORIAL
Ketan Desai

“Taro Takemi Memorial Oration” 34th CMAAO General Assembly

Ketan Desai

Dr Ketan Desai Delivered the “Taro Takemi Memorial Oration” at the 34th CMAAO General Assembly in Goa. Here are excerpts fro.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
B Rajesh

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This study was aimed to assess the influence of study habits on stress among adolescents in selected junior colleges of Badrachalam. Non-experimental resea.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Mrunalini R Kanvinde, Vivek V Nalgirkar

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The main goal of this study was to show how maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) affects left ventricular function when an athlete does moderate to ma.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Sandeep Aharwar, Arif Mohammed A

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Introduction: Hypertension remains a central pathophysiologic contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. In its earliest stage.... READ MORE


Clinical Study
Avinash Shankar, Shubham, Amresh Shankar, Anuradha Shankar

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Introduction: Cerebral edema is a common cause of unconsciousness and a manifestation in cerebrovascular accident, head injury, convulsive.... READ MORE


Case Report
Prakhar Shukla, Sindil Kumar Sahu, Vineeta Goyal, Rajat Agarwal

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Poison look-alikes are harmful substances that can be mistaken for safe foods, drinks or other products. This could be attributed to the similar look of th.... READ MORE


Case Report

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A wide array of involuntary movements is encountered in the intensive care unit (ICU), ranging from posturing movements in comatose patients and spinal ref.... READ MORE


Review Article
Mahendra Kumar Verma, Madhavi J, Kumar Ponnusamy, Sireeshabala A, Sateesh Arja, Mv Raghavendra Rao

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Immunity is an inherent phenomenon in higher animals, comprising of two major components - innate and adaptive immunity. The preponderance of research work.... READ MORE


Review Article
Kasthuri P

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Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare blood disorder. In this condition, the bone marrow does not make enough red blood cells to carry oxygen to the body. DBA may be passed down in families. Treatment of DBA inv.... READ MORE


Public Health
KK Aggarwal, Sanchita Sharma, Ira Gupta, Pooja S Banerjee

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Dengue is a major public health problem globally, especially in India. It has been listed among the top 10 health threats for 2019 by the World Health Orga.... READ MORE


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Research article
Harish GV, Rajashekar Reddy Tupalli

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Background: Capillary leak in dengue presents as ascites, pleural effusion and pericardial effusion. Among the cases of dengue admitted to.... READ MORE


Short communication
Amit Agrawal, Bv Subrahmanyam

Plastic has changed the world with considerable benefits; however, the way it is being produced and used is a point of concern for human health, wildlife and nature at large. It was estimated that in the year 2015, 322.... READ MORE


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