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Vitamin D deficiency and Chronic muscle pain

Introduction: Chronic widespread muscle pain is very prevalent in general population. Many studies have been done to identify its reason and hypovitaminosis d is one of the major cause of chronic muscle pain. Deficiency of…


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Cataract: A Brief Overview

The word ‘cataract’ dates from the middle Ages and has been derived from the Greek word ‘katarraktes’ which means ‘waterfall’. This term has been coined assuming that an ‘abnormal humor’ developed and flowed in front…



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Thalidomide induced Teratogenecity: Phocomelia

Thalidomide taken during Pregnancy, in 1960s caused a horror outbreak  of a birth defects of limbs called Phocomelia Labeled as pregnancy category X,  the teratogenicity of  thalidomide is  most severe. Lipid soluble and readily crosses…


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3 Fortuitous Medical Discoveries

Insulin Frederick Grant Banting and Professor John James Rickard MacLeod shared a Nobel Prize in 1923 for isolation and clinical use of insulin against diabetes in 1923 for isolation and clinical use of insulin against…


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Changes in Healthcare

In his Time Magazine article, Steven Brill takes an in-depth look at how medical bills are killing Americans. Health care costs in the United States are very high and most families are struggling with keeping up…


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Common Back Problems in Parenting

Being a parent brings joy, builds character, and offers a whole new meaning to life. While parenting is a life of teaching, growing and pure love, raising children can also be physically grueling. Even though…