Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun
30

100 ways to improve patient doctor relationship

Happy Doctors Day Dr KK Aggarwal In India doctors has always been considered and given the status of God but with the inclusion of medical services under consumer protection act consumer relationship has started between a patient and a doctor. In the US and UK the patient is considered God and in Japan a King. …

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Jun
29

Do what you say to improve Doctor-Patient relationship – Dr. K K Aggarwal

  New Delhi, 29th June, 2013, Saturday: Delivering the key note address on Doctor’s Day, Padma Shri and Dr. B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Chief Patron IMA New Delhi Branch said that an analysis of complaints of over 1000 patients has shown that major …

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Jun
22

Preschool eating behaviors predict non-HDL cholesterol

Poor eating behaviors in preschool-aged children are associated with higher non–high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels, according to the results of a cross-sectional study published online June 17 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The data suggest that interventions targeted at this young age group may reduce cardiovascular risk later in life. (Source: Medscape)

Jun
22

Hand, foot, and mouth disease: CVA6 diagnostic clues found

The unusual characteristics of hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) caused by coxsackievirus A6 (CVA6) are easily confused with several other diseases, but the authors of an analysis of the 2011 to 2012 outbreak have characterized distinctive morphologies of this more severe enterovirus in a study published online June 17 in Pediatrics. (Source: Medscape)

Jun
22

Evidence thin on osteopathic manipulation for kid

There is no clear evidence that osteopathic manipulation helps treat kids and teenagers with a range of ailments from asthma to ear infections, according to a new review of the literature. (Source: Medscape)

Jun
22

Study: Antibody attacks signal T1D risk

Multiple autoantibodies against pancreatic beta cells predict progression to type 1 diabetes within a decade for most high-risk kids, longitudinal cohorts showed. (Source: Medpage Today)

Jun
22

Estrogen Tx may lessen anxiety in anorexia

Putting girls with anorexia on an estrogen patch may relieve the anxiety that is often connected with the condition, researchers reported at the Endocrine Society meeting. (Source: Medpage Today)  

Jun
22

Gout compound linked to high BP in kids

The gout culprit uric acid also appears to be an independent factor in high blood pressure among relatively high-risk children and teens, researchers found. (Source: Medpage Today)  

Jun
20

Bullying by siblings not always harmless

Children report sibling rivalry as emotionally distressing as being bullied by a peer, and adults should not dismiss it as benign, normal, or minor, a study found. (Source: Medpage Today)

Jun
20

Teens’ lack of sleep worsens their mood, emotional control

Too little sleep on school nights can worsen teenagers’ moods and make it hard for them to control their emotions, says a new study presented at SLEEP 2013: Associated Professional Sleep Societies 27th Annual Meeting.  (Source: Medscape)  

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