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6th January 2017
GPs are the backbone of the society: Wake up 
  • General Practitioners are the backbone of medical practice.
  • General Practitioners are mini multi-specialists.
  • Family Physicians are first contact and all-purpose doctors.
  • General practitioners are the most complete and comprehensive doctors.
  • GPs are the foundation stone of Medical practice.
  • GPs, wake up now and hoist the flag of affordable medical practice.
  • GPs are most relevant in today's India.
  • Family Physicians only can lead India's health delivery system.
  • GPs are primary health deliverers.
  • GPs are the most economical Practitioners, yet the most neglected ones.
  • GPs are the most complete and abundant subset of doctors.
Dr KK Aggarwal
National President IMA and HCFI
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Practice Updates
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Importance of surface proteins of dendritic cells: study
Alleviation in vaccine associated pain by application of an anaesthetic cream
Association between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis
Repeated flare-ups of atopic dermatitis triggers the irreversible and long-term immune system overreaction
Parental obesity associated with increased risk of children's developmental delay
Exposure to zika virus can also result in glaucoma in newborn
Maternal pyrroloquinoline quinine supplementation protects offspring from obesity induced-non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Hispanic children with congenital cytomegalovirus more susceptible to developing acute lymphocytic leukaemia
Life saving "aggressive" nutrition for extremely low birth weight infants
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Press Release
IMA Advisory: In every unexplained death give an option to conduct a virtual autopsy

New Delhi, Jan 05, 2017: IMA is for establishing virtual autopsies at the clinical level for non-medicolegal cases. Virtual autopsies can be facilitated by currently available techniques like whole body CT, whole body MRI, post mortem angiography and molecular autopsy.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr. K.K Aggarwal - National President Indian Medical Association (IMA) and President Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI), and Dr RN Tandon - Honorary Secretary General IMA in a joint statement said, "Virtopsy or virtual autopsy is an alternative to traditional autopsy, conducted with scanning and imaging technology.
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