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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Risk Lowered with Energy-Matched High and Moderate Intensity Exercise

Energy-matched high intensity and moderate intensity exercise was linked to reduction in intrahepatic lipid (IHL) levels and also lowered the non-...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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Antibiotic Treatment Spikes up the Risk of Wheezing and Infantile Colic in Neonates

Antibiotic treatment during the first week of life burdens the infant with an increased risk of wheezing and infantile colics, according to a recent...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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High Risk of Hearing Loss in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased risk of developing hearing loss (HL), reported a recent retrospective study. It was noted...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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Sunscreen Reapplication Intervals Can Be Longer than Currently Recommended, States Study

Researchers from a recent randomized controlled trial, studied the durability of 2 sunscreens with different SPF protection over an 8-hour period...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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Root Canal Irrigation and Intracanal Medicaments

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Jayshree Hegde
MDS - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Clinical Director, Ridgetop Dental International, Bangalore, India
Medical Treatment Algorithms for OAB

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Speaker(s):
Prof Christopher R. Chapple
BSc MBBS MD FRCS (Urol) FEBU DHC
Department of Urology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2JF, United Kingdom
Expert Views on GINA Guidelines - Step Wise Approach on Pediatric Asthma

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Speaker(s):
Dr. N C Gowrishankar
MD DCH DNB FIAP
Pediatric Pulmonologist & Bronchoscopist Head- Pediatrics- Operations & Quality Mehta Children's Hospital, Chennai Editor in Chief, Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics Secretary, Indian Academy of Pediatrics National Respiratory Chapter Chennai, India
Dr. Somu Sivabalan
MD DNB MNAMS FCCP FIPA (USA)
Consultant pediatrician and Pulmonologist Kanchi Kamakoti Child trust Hospital Chennai, India

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Long-term Alendronate Therapy Demonstrated Sustained Therapeutic Effects in Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women

In this long-term study, alendronate 10 mg treatment for over 10 years demonstrated sustained clinical efficacy and safety in postmenopausal women ...

Efficacy and Safety of Moxifloxacin and Gatifloxacin as Initial TB Treatment

This study demonstrated that shortening the treatment duration during initial therapy for drug-sensitive tuberculosis can be achieved with ...

Long Term Testosterone Therapy Clinically Beneficial in Hypogonadal Men

Long term treatment with testosterone undecanoate improved the metabolic syndrome components in hypogonadal men. 

Higher Live Births and Ovulation Rates with Letrozole than Clomiphene Citrate in Women with PCOS

Letrozole was found to be superior to clomiphene citrate (CC) for the treatment of anovulatory infertility in PCOS women. Letrozole was associated...

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Stress Management

Stress is a common problem in everyday life. The slide set discusses about signs and symptoms of stress, effective stress management strategies, and...

 
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Understanding Depression

The slide set encompasses basic understanding of depression and its symptoms, treatment and support, common myths and facts, and healthy lifestyle...

 
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Celiac Disease: An Overview

Celiac disease is one of the most prevalent digestive conditions. Diagnosis requires strict criteria with a life-long gluten-free diet that needs to...

 
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Pain Management in Chronic Pancreatitis

This slide set describes the various options for managing severe abdominal pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis.

 
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Air Pollution: Should We Care About the Air We Breathe?

Air pollution is becoming a major risk factor for health problems and is also responsible for increased rates of cardiovascular and respiratory...

Comprehensive Guide on the Use of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasovac-S)

Influenza, one of the most common infectious diseases, is an acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. A country like India, apart from...

Inhalation Devices: Guide for Paramedics

Asthma and COPD patients have many myths regarding the treatment and the inhaler use. Role of paramedic is very important to counsel and solve all...

Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disease which encompasses a wide range of symptoms for the patient. The diagnosis of GERD is often based...

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks body’s own tissues. This leaflet gives an...

Food Rich in Calcium and Vitamin D

Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamin D may help prevent bones from becoming weak and less likely to fracture.  This article gives a list of food...

Calcium – Vitamin D Recommended Dietary Allowance

Calcium and vitamin D are two essential nutrients long known for their roles in maintaining bone health. This article gives comprehensive...

Stress Management

Stress is a common problem in everyday life. The slide set discusses about signs and symptoms of stress, effective stress management strategies, and...

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