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Feb08
One of the most dreaded diseases of all times, Cancer has often been presumed to be incurable by a lot of people. Unfortunately Cancer driven deaths have grown in number, significantly over the past few years. Despite the fact that medical science has made substantive progress in the realm of cancer research, the mortality rate continues to be fairly high. Consequently, a lot of people have been s..


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Feb08
What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a common skin disease characterized by thickened patches of inflamed, red skin covered with thick, silvery scales. The elbows and knees are the most common areas affected by psoriasis. It will often appear in the same place on both sides of the body. The patches can range in size from smaller than a dime to larger than a hand. Description of Psoriasis- Normally..


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Feb08
Hyperpigmentation is a medical condition which occurs when an area of the skin becomes much darker in comparison to the rest of the skin tone. This happens due to an excess of a pigment called melanin. Hyper-pigmentation is fairly common and many people have reported this condition at some point in their lives. Types of Hyperpigmentation 1. Lentigines or Freckled Skin: They are mainly freckles w..


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Sep11
What are the different types of schizophrenia? There are five types of schizophrenia, each based on the kind of symptoms the person has at the time of assessment: · Paranoid schizophrenia: The individual is preoccupied with one or more delusions or many auditory hallucinations but does not have symptoms of disorganized schizophrenia. · Disorganized schizophrenia:..


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Apr19
During the last weeks of pregnancy : Helionas 30 : sos basis for abdominal discomfort ( last 2 weeks ) Cimicifuga 30 : for inducing contractions. Weekly twice to induce contractions. Calophyllum 30 : daily one dose for last 2 week of labour to strenthe the uterus, and preparation for labour. 1st stage of labour : Gelsemium 30 : for accelerating dilation from 5 cms to 10 cms. Calophyl..


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Feb06
CALCIUM (serum) Increased in: -Hyperparathyroidism, primary (due to hyperplasia or adenoma of parathyroids) or secondary -Hyperparathyroidism due to parathormone-secreting cancer -Hematologicmalignancies (e.g., myeloma, lymphoma, leukemia) -Excess vitamin D intake -Bone tumor (Metastatic carcinoma (10% of patients)) -Acute osteoporosis (e.g., immobilization of young patients or in Paget's ..


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Feb06
URIC ACID (serum) Elevated in: Renal failure, gout, excessive cell Iysis (chemotherapeuticagents,radiation therapy, leukemia, Iymphoma, hemolytic anemia), hereditaryenzyme deficiency(hypoxanthine-guanine-phosphoribosyl transferase) acidosis, myeloproliferative disorders, diet high in purines or protein drugs (diuretics, low doses of ASA, ethambutol, nicotinic acid), lead poisoning, hypothyroi..


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Feb06
- ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE (ALT, SGPT) Elevated in: Liver disease (hepatitis, cirrhosis, Reye's syndrome), hepatic congestion, infectious mononucleosis, Ml, myocarditis, severe muscle trauma, dermatomyositis/polymyositis, muscular dystrophy, drugs(antibiotics, narcotics, antihypertensive agents, heparin, labetalol,lovastatin, NSAIDs, amiodarone, chlorpromazine, phenytoin), malignancy,renal ..


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Dec21
Posted by Dr. Rajashekar Bogadi on Wednesday, 21st December 2011 The mere smell of coffee may reduce stress and produce antioxidants, researchers say. In fact, "the stress caused by sleep loss via caffeine may be alleviated through smelling the coffee aroma." Learn more about caffeine, antioxidantsand stress management.


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Dec21
10: Kill the ClutterEven a layman can figure out that remaining surrounded by clutter only adds to the stress. Lesser the clutter in house, workspace etc., lesser the clutter in your mind. So make sure you thrive in clean, hygienic surroundings.9: A Daily PlannerOnce you have got rid of the clutter, it's time to organise and manage the essential stuff. We all harbour a thought in our mind that we'..


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