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Impact of Air Pollution on Mortality, Disease Burden and Life Expectancy in Different States of India

The current report highlighted the serious adverse health impact of air pollution, large variations in the exposure to air pollution and disease...

14 Dec, 2018

 
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Prevalence and Susceptibility of Uropathogens in Patients with Urinary Tract Infection in Kerala, India

A study evaluated the prevalence of uropathogens, their changing susceptibility to antibiotics and pattern of antibiotic utilization in patients...

14 Dec, 2018

 
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Significant Improvements in Clinical and Functional Outcomes with Omalizumab in Severe Allergic Asthma

A real-life study conducted at a single center in Italy concluded that omalizumab improved the symptom control and pulmonary function in patients...

21 Nov, 2018

 
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Symptom Relief with Sublingual Immunotherapy in Adults with Allergic Rhinitis

A systematic review and meta-analysis confirmed the efficacy and safety of sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) in reducing the rhinitis symptoms in...

15 Nov, 2018

 
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Key Trials

Budesonide–Formoterol More Effective than SABA Alone in Mild Asthmatic Patients

This 52 –week trial presents the efficacy and safety results of budesonide-formoterol used as needed in comparison with short-acting β2-agonists (...

As-Needed Budesonide–Formoterol Non-inferior to Maintenance Budesonide in Patients with Mild Asthma

The SYGMA-2 trial demonstrated the non-inferiority of as-needed budesonide-formoterol vs. maintenance budesonide in patients with mild asthma.

Evaluation of the Demographics, Diagnosis and Monitoring, Management, Device Usage and Adherence Among COPD Patients: A Survey of Doctors in Nepal

A recent survey determined that there was a high burden of COPD among females as-well-as non-smokers in Nepal. Doctors in Nepal were following GOLD...

Doctors’ Perception of Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in Malaysia: A Survey of Doctors

This survey of doctors in Malaysia revealed that spirometry and peak flow meter use could be increased. Budesonide, Salmeterol/fluticasone,...

Slide Library

Probiotics-Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG

This slide set covers basic understanding of probiotics and mechanism of action focussing on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG strain.  

 
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Prucalopride (PRUCAPLA)

Treatment for chronic constipation has evolved with the advent of newer targeted therapies. Prucalopride is the first, selective and specific...

 
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Mental Health in Old Age

This slide set contains basic understanding of common mental health problems in old age, early warning signs and tips for better mental health care...

 
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Substance Abuse

This slide set discusses the issue of substance abuse in India with the risk factors, common reasons, early signs, and treatment of substance abuse...

 
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Our Publications

Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

Intranasal Steroids for Allergic Rhinitis: A Guide for Practitioners

The booklet addresses common queries on the role of intranasal steroids (INCS) in management of allergic rhinitis.

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...

Patient Education

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

The article consists of basic information on Parkinson’s disease, its common features, management and tips to cope with the disease.  

Mental Health in Old Age

This slide set contains basic understanding of common mental health problems in old age, early warning signs and tips for better mental health care...

Substance Abuse

This slide set discusses the issue of substance abuse in India with the risk factors, common reasons, early signs, and treatment of substance abuse...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This slide set contains general understanding of principal features, risk factors, and treatment for ADHD in children and adults.  

Poll

Taking drugs through inhalers is the best way to treat asthma.
Strongly agree
75% (38 votes)
Agree
20% (10 votes)
Disagree
6% (3 votes)
Strongly disagree
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Total votes: 51