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Medical News Bulletin - Edition 5

Jan 09, 2023

Medical News Bulletin
As healthcare professionals, it is important to stay informed about the latest research and trends in order to provide the best possible care for the patients. In this blog, we will share with you some of the most interesting and relevant news stories from the medical field. From breakthroughs in treatments and therapies, to new guidelines and recommendations, we will cover a wide range of topics that are sure to be of interest to you. Read further to know what’s making headlines in the medical news.
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Covid-19 Affects Semen Quality

A study conducted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences shows, although SARS-CoV-2 was not present in the semen, the semen quality of men, under Covid-19 treatment, was poor. The findings suggest that COVID-19 infection adversely impacts the semen parameters, including sperm DNA fragmentation index. And, even after a gap of two and a half months, it failed to reach its optimum level. News Source

A New Anti-cancer Agent With Promising Results

Scientists from Mumbai's TIFR, ARI in Pune, and IIT Hyderabad have discovered an alternative drug molecule — Ruthenium-Ferrocene Bimetallic, which shows potential to curb primary tumor growth through antiproliferation (use for inhibiting cell growth) and checking metastasis (growth) through antiangiogenesis.  News Source

Stringent Rules For Medical Students

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) medical counseling committee (MCC) has decided to debar students from appearing for NEET PG-2023 if they do not join the allotted seats in the upcoming all-India special stray vacancy round for 2,444 seats. News Source

Standardizing Medical Education in PG Courses

The Union health ministry has proposed merging the existing National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBES) as an autonomous board under the National Medical Commission (NMC) which will also be in charge of conducting the NExT exam. News Source

4th Booster Dose For Medical Fraternity

The Indian Medical Association wants the government to consider allowing a fourth booster shot for doctors and other frontline health workers to protect them from any impending Covid surge in the country. News Source

Women Created History

Dr Chandra Mohini becomes the new president of Patiala unit of Indian Medical Association, making this unit an all women members unit. News Source

Covid Virus in the Brain?

The SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads throughout the body, including the brain, and lingers there for 8 months. This was concluded after an analysis of tissue samples from the autopsies of people who died due to COVID-19. News Source We hope that this blog served as a useful resource for staying up-to-date on the latest medical news and developments. Stay tuned as we look forward to sharing with you all of the exciting updates from the world of medicine.
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