Some definitions as provided in the Surrogacy Bill 2018

Some definitions as provided in the Surrogacy Bill 2018

Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2018 was recently passed by the Lok Sabha. The proposed Bill has defined various terms in relation to surrogacy for reference.

Here are some definitions as included in the Surrogacy Bill 2018.

(a) “abandoned child” means a child born out of surrogacy procedure, deserted by his intended parents or guardians and who has been declared as abandoned by the appropriate authority after due enquiry….read more


New ASH guidelines on management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has released a new guideline on the diagnosis and management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), published online Nov. 27, 2018 in the journal Blood Advances.

The guideline covers various aspects of the condition including screening of asymptomatic patients for HIT, diagnosis and initial management of patients with suspected HIT, treatment of acute HIT. It incorporates the use of direct oral anticoagulants as additional options for non-heparin anticoagulants. …read more

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