Posts Tagged Conditions and Diseases
Alexion, Soliris® (eculizumab) useful in treating paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), sometimes referred to as Marchiafava-Micheli syndrome; a haemolytic anaemia is now being used to prevent Haemolytic Uraemia Syndrome (HUS) associated with the deadly E. Coli infection of the strain O104. http://amplify.com/u/a14q1v Related articles German E. coli outbreak leads to drug trial (nature.com)
Measurements of waist circumference (WC), waist to hip ratio (WHR) and Body mass index (BMI) are some of predictors of risk of heart attack. Waist circumference >32 inches in female and >37 inches in male have the risk of heart attack. Persons having WHR > 0.7 and BMI >30 are at the risk of developing atherosclerosis.
The disease can very nicely be diagnosed by an endoscopy.This can be treated by newer proton pump inhibitor drugs.This drug has left the surgical option for this disease limited to the complications only.If drug treatment fails nice surgical options are available.
Flexible Endoscope. One patient came to me in great distress with hiccup,pain in the abdomen and inability to stand. Apart from this ,patients present to a doctor with complains of vomiting of stale food some hours or days of taking food.There is loss of appetite ,weakness,malnutrition,hiccup and desire to induce vomiting to get relief from […]
Image by harold.lloyd (won’t somebody think of the bokeh?) via Flickr My friend in PeerPower.com has sent this message to me requesting for wide circulation.I would like to add a few things a few here.As regards the mask and precautions he is right.But using a mask is better to no use.What I called something is […]