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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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Evaluate Carefully Before Prescribing PPIs to Patients at High Risk of Pyogenic Liver Abscess

The risk of mortality was high in patients treated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for pyogenic liver abscess, states a new study. The...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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Minocycline plus Colistin Therapy Lowers the Rates of Acute Renal Failure in Critically Ill Patients

A recent retrospective study demonstrated that co-administration of minocycline (MIN) with colistin (CST) was effective in reducing the incidence of...

10 Jan, 2018

 
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Immunotherapy Effective against Multidrug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

A recent study supported the vital role of immunotherapy that works well in case of highly resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections. This antibody...

19 Dec, 2017

 
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Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 4: Role Plays & Conclusion

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 3: Approaches Towards Communication

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication: Module - 2: Styles of Communication & Listening

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane

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Approach to Hepatitis B in Pregnancy

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in pregnancy is an important global health problem. Over 50% of the estimated 240–350 million chronic...

HCV Management Series: Management of Treatment-naïve and Treatment-experienced HCV Patients

Treatment for hepatitis C is rapidly evolving from injectable interferons to the revolutionizing all oral direct-acting antivirals. The advent of...

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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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HIV - HCV Coinfection

This slide set covers the epidemiology, disease progression and management of HIV-HCV coinfection in the era of directly acting antivirals available...

 
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Basics of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects liver of 170 million people across the globe. It is one of the largest causes of liver cirrhosis and...

 
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Daclatasvir (Hepcdac)

Treatment for chronic hepatitis C has evolved rapidly from an interferon based regimen of modest efficacy with significant adverse events to a well-...

 
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Key Trials

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 ...

Sofosbuvir - Velpatasvir FDC for HCV Genotypes 1 to 6 Infection – Integrated Analyses of ASTRAL Studies

The analysis of three Phase III trials was conducted to assess the efficacy and safety of the recently introduced pangenotypic sofosbuvir-...

Efficacy of Tenofovir Alone in Hepatitis B Patients with Suboptimal Virologic Response to Adefovir

Tenofovir(TDF) monotherapy was effective in patients with suboptimal response to adefovir (ADV).  However, TDF needs to be combined with a...

Tenofovir Benefits Patients with Severe Reactivation of Hepatitis B

Tenofovir was associated with significant reduction in HBV DNA levels and mortality in patients with spontaneous reactivation of HBV presenting as...

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Know about Influenza to Protect Your Child from It

Influenza, commonly known as "the flu," is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract causing mild to severe illness. It affects...

Know about Influenza to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Influenza (flu), is an acute respiratory viral illness that occurs as seasonal epidemic with higher attack rates in children. Also, children are the...

How to Protect Yourself from Diarrhoea ?

Diarrhoea is a leading cause of death in India usually during the rainy season. Ignoring it may prove hazardous to life. A person can be protected...

Know the Facts about UTI

This patient education leaflet provides a brief overview on the incidence, causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract...

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