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  • White Coat Syndrome

      White coat syndrome also called white coat hypertension is a phenomenon in which patients exhibit elevated blood pressure in a clinical setting such as a doctor's office only.  The blood pressure reading of the patients may be normal in the home but when they ...

    Posted at October 14, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Vitamins

      Vitamins are a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism, found in minute amounts in natural foodstuffs or sometimes produced synthetically.   The human body needs about 13 vitamins which are A, C, D, E, K and B vitamins (1, 2, 3, 5,6,7,9 and 12). Vitamins started with the ancient Egyptians. The Egyptians discovered that night blindness ...

    Posted at October 10, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Medical Tourism

    Medical tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) is simply the process of traveling abroad to a specific destination to obtain certain medical procedures. Every year more and more medical tourists are visiting various destinations for receiving top quality treatment at affordable prices. Medical tourism is actually thousands of years old. In ancient Greece, pilgrims ...

    Posted at October 7, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic systemic disease leading to symmetrical inflammatory polyarthritis affecting mainly peripheral joints with progressive joint damage; also it is associated with extra-articular manifestations. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common inflammatory arthritis ...

    Posted at October 6, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Patient Rights

    The right to be treated with courtesy and respect The right to informed consent The right to feel secure The right to privacy The ...

    Posted at October 5, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Causes of Acne Vulgaris

    Hormonal Activity: Acne development can be enhanced by increased hormonal levels as in puberty period or menstrual cycle. Psychological Factors: Increased stress level may contribute in acne formation according to recent studies. Genetic Factors: Family history of acne is a risk factor for acne formation especially in adolescent.

    Posted at October 1, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Medical Writing

      Written by Dr.Nilanjan Das  Ever thought about medical writing as a career? If you want to get away from scientificresearch, but still use your scientific knowledge and skills, ...

    Posted at September 28, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Health benefits of exercise

    Decreases blood pressure Decreases body fat Decreases LDL cholesterol level Increases HDL cholesterol level Decreases risk factors for heart diseases Decreases risk factors for cancer Prevents Osteoporosis Increases energy level Improves general well-being and self-esteem Eases anxiety, stress and depression

    Posted at September 25, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Smoking Cessation

    Introduction:- According to WHO each year tobacco causes 5 million premature deaths. Current trends show that by the year 2020 tobacco is likely to be the world's leading cause of death and disability killing more than 10 million people annually. Cigarettes contain more than 4000 hazardous substances which ...

    Posted at September 23, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Medical Student Syndrome

    Medical student syndrome "MSS" also named medical student disorder, medical student disease and hypochondriasis of medical students is a condition frequently reported in medical students nowadays. MSS is a constellation of psychiatric symptoms that affect the mood ...

    Posted at September 21, 2010 | By : | Categories : Articles | 3 Comments
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