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Research on circadian clocks: 3 American doctors win Nobel prize 2017

Three scientists, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young  have been awarded the most reputed Nobel Prize 2017, in physiology or medicine on Monday.   The US biology trio’s discoveries “explain how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronized with the Earth’s revolutions,” according to the Nobel Assembly. Hall, 72, […]

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How to establish your own clinic in Nepal?

1. Find a place/flat for rent. At least 5 rooms. Do an agreement/contract paper with the landlord for minimum 5 to 10 years. 2. Take 4 people with you in Woda Karyalaya. Those people must sign that they have got no problem in establishing your business. This is called “Sarjamin Muchulka”. 3. Collect all photocopied […]

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HIV/AIDS situation in Nepal

The National Center for AIDS and STD control has updated its national data on HIV AIDS epidemiology and prevalence till year 2016 AD. Here is the picture depicting, the number of positive cases, people living with HIV. Also the data on PMTCT services in Nepal is shown.   Other Useful links Preventing mother to child […]

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Threats to Human race – Disease, Nature or Mankind?

    Since long people have feared Human extinction. We are all scared of a catastrophe that could wipe out human race on earth or endanger our species. Many times human race have been endangered, in real or in the minds. The real dark days when, the small pox inflicted heavy casualties on the society, causing deaths […]

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    HIV and PMTCT factsheet Nepal : High yield

      Epidemiology First reported human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in Nepal in 1988 Individuals infected with HIV-16,262 ((NCASC; August 2010 data). The most recent population based estimates (NCASC, 2009) – 63,528 adults and children Estimated prevalence of 0.39% in the adult population. During 2009, an estimated 4,701 adults and children died from Acquired Immune Deficiency (AIDS) related causes. Almost […]

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      Nepal Data fact-sheet for IOM MD/MS Entrance

        Data factsheet from Annual report of Nepal 2068/69- Children Data o Malnutrition and under‐nutrition diminishes cognitive and economic growth of the affected population which in turn reduces GDP by at least 3 percent. o The NDHS 2011 has also estimated low birth weight (i.e. “very small” or “smaller than average”) at 12 percent o Neonatal […]

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        Compounding Medicine & The Bigger Picture

           Compounded medicine used to be a quaint stock in hospitals and pharmacies 2 decades ago, but the increase in prices of drugs and external treatment cost along with excess demand have brought back personalized medicine into patient care scenario.  Compound drugs are no longer being used just for patients with unusual conditions or premature infants. […]

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          How Current Technologies Are Improving Patient Knowledge

            In today’s world, many people attempt to diagnose their own problems based on the symptoms they are having while referring to Google. In many cases, the diagnosis has been as accurate as what many doctor’s would provide. This doesn’t mean that patients should be encouraged to determine their own treatment. Nor does this knowledge entitle anyone to perform […]

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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 the placenta, so it should never be taken by pregnant women or those who could become pregnant. Thalidomide was released […]

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