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Higher Asthma Control Associated with Better Health and Economic Outcomes

The health and economic outcomes of combined inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and long-acting beta-agonists (LABA) therapy on patients with asthma and...

22 Feb, 2018

 
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Diabetic Retinopathy Affects more than Half Type-2 Diabetes Patients, Reports an Indian Study

Nearly 65% of the type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients are also affected with diabetic retinopathy (DR), reported a recent Indian study....

22 Feb, 2018

 
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Tackling Medication-Resistant Epilepsy with Behavioral Interventions

Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) as well as focused-attention activities diminish the frequency of seizures in patients with medication-resistant...

22 Feb, 2018

 
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Deep Neck Space Infection More Severe among Diabetes Patients, Reports an Indian Study

Results of recent one-year prospective study conducted in department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati India...

21 Feb, 2018

 
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From Sneeze to Wheeze – A Case Guided Discussion

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Speaker: Dr. Indu Khosla
MD (Paediatrics), DCH, RCPCH Fellow
(Paediatric Pulmonology, UK) Consultant Paediatrician, Director, Dr. Indu’s New Born and Childcare Centre; Head, Department of Paediatrics, Cloud Nine Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Speaker: Dr. Prakash V. Vaidya
MD (Paediatrics), DCH Consultant
Paediatrician, Fortis Hospital; Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Moderator: Dr. Ajit Gajendragadkare
MD DCH
Consultant pediatrician, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, India
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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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

Key Trials

CARDIA Study: Lactation Duration Inversely Associated with Diabetes Progression in Women across the Childbearing Years

The CARDIA study with a 30-year follow-up demonstrated an inverse association between lactation duration and progression of diabetes in women.

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. 

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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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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.

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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...

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Eye Ergonomics

Visual discomfort is a frequent complaint of computer workers. Eyestrain, headaches and blurred vision are the most common problems reported. This...

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...

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