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7th May 2018
Sanyam or self-restraint is key to acquiring spiritual health

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Yesterday was Upacharya Sadhvi Sarla ji Maharaj's 75th Sanyam Diwas.

Jainism subscribes to the philosophy of "Uttam Sanyam Dharma" for self-purification. It propagates "Uttama Sanyam" as one of the ten universal virtues to be practiced in daily life to counteract the four passions (Kashayas) i.e. anger, pride, deceit and greed.

As per ancient Indian literature, we have 10 Indriyas - five motor Indriyas or the Karamindriya and five sensory indriyas or the Gnanaindriya..... read more

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The A-Z of Practice Management Tools

Practice management tools are the software designed to perform specific activities related to your day-to-day practices. It is, therefore, important to choose the right management tools and software to meet practice requirements and efficiently manage clinical operations..... read more

Top News

Midwives ‘lead the way with quality care’, says WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer

Midwives are vital to driving sustainable development and key to helping mothers, and expectant-mothers, make informed, healthy choices, said the WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer, Elizabeth Iro. Ahead of the International Day of the Midwife, she further said that communities everywhere were best served by letting midwives work together with mothers and their newborns, to provide continuity of care, as children develop.... read more

Morning Medtalks

Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 7th May 2018

·       The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention experts say a new report shows diseases transmitted through ticks, mosquitoes and fleas have more than tripled. Deer tick bites cause Lyme disease.  
·       Adults and children should consume a maximum of 10 percent of their daily calories in the form of saturated fat such as meat and butter and one percent from trans fats to reduce the risk of heart disease, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The recommendations complement other WHO guidelines including limiting intake of free sugars and sodium.  .... read more

Practice Updates

More than 50% of obese adults with arthritis get no weight-loss counseling from their doctor

A study published May 4, 2018 in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report suggests that from 2002 to 2014, the prevalence of health care provider counseling for weight loss among adults with arthritis and overweight or obesity increased from 35.1% to 45.5% showing an increase of 10.4%. .... read more

FDA panel recommends Plazomicin for cUTI but not BSI

The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee has recommended plazomicin by 15 votes to one for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs) but not for bloodstream infections (BSIs) in adults with limited or no treatment options. .... read more

Sleep duration associated with low health-related quality of life

Short or long duration of sleep is independently associated with low health-related quality of life in adults with predialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) says a study published in the May 2018 issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology..... read more

Diabetic retinopathy is in type 1 diabetes indicates risk for carotid atherosclerotic disease.

In patients with type 1 diabetes without previous cardiovascular disease or established chronic kidney disease (CKD), the presence of advanced stages of diabetic retinopathy is associated with a higher atherosclerotic burden in the carotid arteries. .... read more

Celecoxib has better overall GI safety than ibuprofen or naproxen

Data from the PRECISION trial show a better gastrointestinal safety profile for celecoxib in patients with arthritis compared to ibuprofen or naproxen when taken together with esomeprazole as reported in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, online April 17, 2018..... read more

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Music can benefit those with Alzheimer’s and Anxiety
The number of Alzheimer’s patients in India will triple by 2050
New Delhi, 6th May 2018: A study conducted by researchers at the University of Utah Health have come up with the theory that music-based treatments could be used to alleviate anxiety in patients with dementia. Music may help tap into the salience network of the brain that is still relatively functioning. The need of the hour is to create awareness on alternative treatment for Alzheimer’s.

Music activates the brain, causing whole regions to communicate. By listening to the personal soundtrack, the visual network, the salience network, the executive network and the cerebellar and corticocerebellar network pairs all showed significantly higher functional connectivity.

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