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3 Conditions You Might Mistake for Cancer

3 Conditions You Might Mistake for Cancer

Someone rightly said, “People live with cancer than they die from it”.  Cancer is one of those conditions which are often associated with fear and even stigma.  The good thing about increased expansion of online medical information in recent years is it has made people aware of their health and diseased conditions. But on the other hand its tendency to …

Media blunders and Medical journalism- A human-frog?

Media blunders and Medical journalism- A human-frog?

The face of the journalism has been repeatedly spitted upon by some of the weightless, baseless and evidenceless news that seemed to be one of those chitchat cheap news , merely meant for publicity. We have seen lot of such news in News channels but the papers themselves have been an issue of shame and embarrasment to the entire society. …

Witch’s (Bokshi’s) bite – Medically Explained

Witch’s (Bokshi’s) bite – Medically Explained

Have you heard of females, waking up with bluish-blackish spots on arms or thighs without a known history of trauma? These unexplained skin marks are often attributed to Witch’s or “Bokshi’s” bite by old people, here in Nepal. As vampires are to Western culture, witches are to South Asian culture for both have a questionable existence and are thought to …

Gullian Barre Syndrome – Post-infectious demyelinating polyneuropathy

Gullian Barre Syndrome – Post-infectious demyelinating polyneuropathy

Definition
Guillain-Barre syndrome is a postinfectious polyneuropathy involving mainly motor but sometimes also sensory and autonomic nerves. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an acute demyelinating disorder of the peripheral nervous system that results from an aberrant immune response directed at peripheral nervesThe pathogenesis of GBS is believed to be an abnormal immune response to an antecedent event, most commonly an infection. (Nelson Textbook of …


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