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A Case of Poncet’s Disease

A Case of Poncet’s Disease

A 15 year old girl was admitted with history of moderate grade fever of one month duration. One week after onset of fever she noticed onset of swellings in pre-auricular and post-auricular regions bilaterally, which were painless.
One week prior to entry she developed pain and swelling in both knee and ankle joints, associated with morning stiffness, and significant restriction of …

How to Recover from Prescription Drug Abuse

How to Recover from Prescription Drug Abuse

Addiction to prescription drugs is an issue faced by millions of Americans each and every day. And if you’re one of those affected, you know the toll repeated substance abuse can take on your body and mind. Indeed, with life-threatening complications and a severe impact to overall well-being, prescription drug abuse a serious illness.
However, effective treatment is available. Keep reading …

New Procedures That Are Revolutionizing Medicine

New Procedures That Are Revolutionizing Medicine

Medical science is progressively making rapid technological advancements aimed at revolutionizing and streamlining existing medical procedures. Previously unheralded medication, treatments and procedures are being developed and introduced at a very expeditious rate.
Stakeholders in the industry are working harder than ever to come up with procedures and medications aimed at providing cheaper, faster and more effective patient care. New procedures introduced …

Symptoms of Pregnancy : Early symptoms

Symptoms of Pregnancy : Early symptoms

Symptomatic Diagnosis of Pregnancy- General readers section : Simplified
 
 
 
Diagnosis of pregnancy can be made by some presumptive symptoms seen during early pregnancy . These subjective symptoms are common complaint of the pregnant women.
Missed Period , Absence of Menses or Amenorrhea ( Medical term) – In a women with normal reproductive health,  when period is missed , pregnancy should first come to …

How to become a Doctor in Nepal: Steps

How to become a Doctor in Nepal: Steps

After completing the School leaving certificate level, students have a decision to take- to enroll in a Science faculty or Commerce. Its a decision which will decide the future lifestyle, profession and sector the student will get into.
In the Intermediate level- 10+2 or I Sc
You should Enter the Biology Group, as Physics leads to Engineering and other technical sectors.
If you …

Proteus Syndrome or Giant Head: A Pakistani man’s Story

Proteus Syndrome or Giant Head: A Pakistani man’s Story

How many of you have heard about the Elephant man? and How many have you that what defect might have caused such a problem? How common is the problem in the world population?
The Historical Elephant man was Joseph Merrick who suffered from a congenital Defect- Proteus syndrome. But he is not the only one.
The story of few people suffering from …

The Unique Health Issues of the Homeless  

The Unique Health Issues of the Homeless   

Most people are aware that being homeless is difficult, but they might not realize exactly how difficult it can be. There are a lot of things that people with homes take for granted, especially when it comes to health and personal hygiene.

For example, people might understand that the homeless don’t always have access to bathroom facilities, but they don’t really …

Cancer medicine in the era of Next Generation Sequencing: Solving the Puzzle

Cancer medicine in the era of Next Generation Sequencing: Solving the Puzzle

Cancer as a disease still remains one of the most complex human illness with high degree of morbidity and mortality across the globe. The involvement of multiple risk factors (genetics, hereditary, environmental etc) further adds a huge challenge in understanding the cancer puzzle even with numerous intensive research on this deadly disease. This year marks over six decades since James …


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