Patient

For all Patients and General people.

Living with Disease and Disability

Celebrity With Disease: Michael Berryman has Ectodermal Dysplasia

Michael John Berryman (born September 4, 1948) is an American actor. He is famous for having a distinctive physical appearance, the result of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare genetic condition which prevents him from developing hair, sweat glands or fingernails. By his own admission, in an interview for the DVD release of The Hills Have […]

Read More
Living with Disease and Disability

Celebrity with disease: Marty Feldman had Graves’ Disease

Martin Alan “Marty” Feldman was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor. He starred in a series of British television comedy shows, including At Last the 1948 Show, and Marty which won two BAFTA awards. He also starred in several films including Young Frankenstein. His face was notable for his bulging eyes, a condition caused […]

Read More
Patient

Hiccups or Singultus : Causes and Treatment

Hiccups or Singultus Hiccups most of the time are only benign phenomena and only last for a transient period. Seldom there may a serious disorder underlying the cause of hiccups. It may range from, Idiopathic cause to AMI and acute pancreatitis. Several differential diagnoses of cause of Hiccup are: Common Causes: Idiopathic Excessive smoking Excess […]

Read More
Music Patient

Medical Music Therapy: Medicine without side effects

Overall health can be  achieved only through the combination of physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. Music affects us in ways that are more direct and substantial than just about any other stimuli. It posses a profound effect on our body and psyche. “There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that […]

Read More
Joint problems Womens health

Osteoporosis: Causes, Features, Prevention and Treatment

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by increased porosity of the skeleton resulting from reduced bone mass – resulting in fractures. Throughout life, bones are continuously remodeled. While a child is growing, the rate of bone formation is greater than the rate of bone breakdown. The skeletal mass continues to increase until ages 20 to 30. […]

Read More
Joint problems Patient

Rheumatoid Arthritis: A joint problem

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) also known as “Baath rog” in Nepali language is a type of rheumatic disease with predominant effect on the joints. RA is a destructive disease which can cause damage and deformities of the affected joints. The major brunt of the disease falls in females of 25 to 50 […]

Read More
Patient

Swine Flu Pandemic : It’s Influenza again

Swine flu: Swine Influenza also known as H1N1 flu, Swine flu, Pig and Hog flu is a virus commonly found in pigs throughout the world. Causative agent:- Most commonly, swine influenza is of the H1N1 influenza subtype. other types:- H1N2, H3N1, and H3N2. Its official name or scientific name is H1N1 influenza A. The H […]

Read More