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18th MTNL Perfect Health Mela

18th MTNL Perfect Health Mela

Date: 14th-18th October

Different locations in Delhi

19th-23rd October

Venue: NDMC Ground, Opp. Indira Nari Niketan Working Girls Hostel

Near Philanji Village, Laxmibai Nagar, New Delhi… 335 more words

Dr B C Roy National Awardee

More exercise is recommended for MS patients

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC, http://www.isfdistribution.com)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the brain and spinal cord. 165 more words

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What is the importance of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine?

Infertility Update: (Dr Kaberi Banerjee, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Infertility and IVF Specialist, Max Hospital)

MMR vaccine contains live attenuated virus. Vaccination therefore should be administered before pregnancy to avoid the possibility of intrauterine infection, and pregnancy should be avoided for one month after vaccination. 14 more words

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When does one suspect croup?

Pediatric Update: (Dr. Neelam Mohan, Director Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Medanta – The Medicity)

Croup is a viral illness and the diagnosis is usually clinical. 58 more words

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Healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of sudden cardiac death

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC, http://www.isfdistribution.com)

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) accounts for more than half of all cardiac deaths in the United States, an estimated 300,000 cases each year according to the Heart Rhythm Society. 130 more words

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Hemoglobin electrophoresis

Lab Update: (Dr Arpan Gandhi and Dr Navin Dang)

  • Find each type of hemoglobin in the blood. This can be used to diagnose certain types of…
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Use of Bisphosphonates and incidence of esophageal cancer

Gyne Update: (Dr Maninder Ahuja, Secretary General IMS)

Conflicting studies are coming up regarding use of bisphosphonates and incidence of esophageal cancer. The FDA is looking into all these studies and till the issue is resolved following care should be taken by the physicians prescribing these drugs for osteoporosis treatment and prevention: “While the FDA continues its investigation, the agency is advising physicians to instruct patients to carefully follow the directions for taking oral bisphosphonates, as esophagitis and other esophageal events have been reported for patients using the drugs incorrectly. 66 more words

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