Editorial
Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
 
29th March 2019
Hon'ble Delhi High Court directs social restaurant to provide wholesome meals and sanitary napkins to children of 10 orphanages and 10 foster care homes

Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta

In a yet another exemplary move, on 27th March, 2019 the Hon'ble Delhi High Court has directed Impresario Entertainment and Hospitality, owner of the 'SOCIAL' restaurant chain, to provide wholesome meals to children in ten orphanages and ten foster care homes in Delhi for two years.

The restaurant chain will continue providing one meal per day to the children lodged in these centres until the expenditure incurred by it becomes equal to the punitive costs of Rs 20 lakh imposed on it by the Court....read more


Adolescent psychotic experiences linked to air pollution

Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee

The adverse impact of air pollution on heart and lungs are well established. Air pollution has now emerged as a major environmental risk factor for health.

Here is another adverse impact of air pollution.

A study of more than 2000 UK-born children says that adolescents exposed to high levels of outdoor air pollution were more likely to report psychotic experiences; though, this is not a cause and effect association. ...read more

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New York county takes 'extremely unusual' step to ban unvaccinated minors from public places amid measles outbreak

CNN reported on Wednesday that unvaccinated people under age 18 are banned from public places in Rockland County, New York, as of midnight Wednesday, according to John Lyon, director of strategic communications for County Executive Ed Day..... read more


FDA advances landmark policy changes to modernize mammography services and improve their quality

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced important new steps to modernize breast cancer screening and help empower patients with more information when they are considering important decisions regarding their breast health care. Among the proposed amendments to improve communication.... read more


Parents and children interact with print and electronic books differently

According to a study published online March 25, 2019 in the journal Pediatrics, parents and toddlers verbalized more when reading print books and when using electronic books, parents tended to talk less about the story... read more


ACOG updated guidance on the role of ob-gyns in supporting sexual assault survivors

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released updated guidance focusing on ob-gyns' role in supporting sexual assault survivors. The Committee Opinion No. 777 emphasizes the importance of screening all individuals for a history of sexual assault....read more


A new drug for multiple sclerosis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved siponimod (Mayzent, Novartis) to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis, including clinically isolated syndrome, .... read more


Weight loss can decrease headaches in obese patients with migraine

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, according to a meta-analysis of studies presented at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting.... read more

Medical Voice

1. Building on the ACA to Achieve Universal Coverage: U.S. universal coverage can be achieved by expanding Medicaid in all states, increasing assistance for buying coverage in the marketplace, ensuring that people enroll in affordable coverage for which they're eligible, and addressing coverage for undocumented immigrants..... read more

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No need to be alarmed by the rise in influenza cases
Precautionary measures and prevention can ensure there are no complications
 
New Delhi, 28th March 2019: The number of influenza A (H1N1) cases and deaths in India has risen sharply by about 6,200 and over 225, respectively, in a matter of three weeks. From 14,803 cases and 448 deaths till February 24 this year, the number of cases and deaths till March 17 has touched 20,977 and 677, respectively. Rajasthan continues to report the maximum number of cases and deaths, followed by Gujarat. Delhi falls third in the number of cases.

According to WHO, 98.3% flu infections are caused by influenza A,

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