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20 Minute Whole Blood Clotting Test (WBCT20)

Sometimes, it becomes difficult on the part of the clinician to effectively distinguish between a poisonous snake bite from a non-poisonous snake bite in the early hours; whether to start treatment with Anti-Snake Venin (ASV) or not. Read more; Clinician On Net: Role of 20 Minute Whole Blood Clotting Test (WBCT20) in Snake Bite.

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,100 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]

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Newer Treatments Options for Rosacea, Ivermectin Cream

Rosacea typically first appears after 30 years of age as a sustained flush, blush or redness on the cheeks, nose, forehead or chin that may come and go. Over time, the redness becomes ruddier and more persistent, and telangiectasia (visible blood vessels) may appear. Some cases, red domed papules (small bumps) and pustules, red gritty […]

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Three Screening Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Tests through Lifetime may be Sufficient in Half of the Men.

According to the recommendation, all men with a reasonable life expectancy could be invited for PSA screening in their mid to late 40s. Men with a PSA concentration <1.0 µg/L would be advised to return for screening in their early 50s and then again at age 60, whereas men with PSA ≥1.0 µg/L would return […]


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Apples may be more Susceptible to Kidney Disease than the Pears ~ From A Clinician’s Bioscope

Apple or pear?  The body shape determines predisposition to certain disease. When the belly is protuberant and a lot of fat deposit is around the waist line, it resembles the shape of apple; called as “android” type or “central obesity. In contrast to the apple shape, if fat accumulates around the hip, it is called […]

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