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Thoughts Regarding Autism Spectrum Neurodevelopmental Disorders   Of these rare neurological dysfunctions, Autism is the most common of these passive developmental disorders.  Autism is a disability caused by a brain development disorder of unknown cause, yet some suspect the cause is some sort of neurological dysfunction- possibly with a genetic predisposition.  Usually, symptoms of the disease present themselves before the toddler reaches the age of three.  Before Autism was more understood, others inaccurately labeled autistics...
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More now than in the past, generic medications have been encouraged and selected by prescribers at a much higher rate due to the problem of the high cost of branded meds that many find unfair and unreasonable.  Presently, it is believed that over 60 percent of prescriptions written in the United States are now for generic medications.  Branded meds are still prescribed often, though, mainly due to samples of such meds provided at a doctor’s...
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The list of those being conferred with the Padma Awards-2009 was announced on Sunday. Out of total of 133 awardees 19 are from field of medicine. Padma Vibhushan 1) Prof. Jasbir Singh Bajaj (Punjab) 2) Dr. Purshotam Lal (Uttar Pradesh) Padma Bhushan 1) Dr. Brijendra Kumar Rao (Delhi) 2) Vaidya Devendra Triguna (Delhi) 3) Dr. Khalid Hameed (NRI/ PIO) Padma Shri 1) Dr. A. K. Gupta (Maharashtra) 2) Dr. Alampur Saibaba Goud (Andhra Pradesh) 3)...
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Pune: In a move aimed at ensuring greater transparency, the state government has decided to release the model answer key for the MHT-CET 2009 within a few days of holding the combined entrance exam for engineering, pharmacy and health science courses.    The move, which is a partial replication of the system followed by the Karnataka government in conducting the CET exam there, would enable students to make a fair assessment of how they performed...
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New Delhi: It’s like a guided missile with beneficial spinoffs for cancer patients. A relatively new radiation treatment, Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), can now pinpoint the exact location of cancer and direct radiation towards it, improving survival rates. Most tumours move, either due to digestion, elimination or breathing, leading to radiation getting diffused and damaging surrounding tissues. IGRT was introduced in India in 2007 and is used for cancers where movement is expected: lung, breast...
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What Is Believed To Be Qualities Of All Statin Medications:   Statins are a class of medications specifically prescribed to lower LDL- one of five lipid parameters of a person’s lipid profile, which is alto the name of the blood test to measure these parameters.  They are known as statins, as all of these types of medications end with the letters, statin. There are about 6 available statins to choose for lipid management as needed-...
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Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder (manic-depressive illness) has been defined as a major affective mood disorder in which one alternates between the mental states of deep and brutal depression and embellished elation.  These cyclical episodes are a catalyst for noticeable psychosocial impairment  Bipolar Disorder also affect’s one’s cognition, emotions, perceptions, and behavior- along with psychosomatic presentations (such as pain with depressive episodes, for example).  It is thought to be due to a physiological dysfunctional brain in...
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Influenza is the virus responsible for the disease that has its name, and it is contageous.  This virus can be deadly to a greater degree when the virus creates a pandemic, which occured in the United States and other parts of the world less than 100 years ago.  Other influenza pandemics primarily have occurred in countries in Asia.   That pandemic caused around a half a million deaths in the United States alone.  This event...
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Steps for managing diarrhoea Always give plain water only after half an hour of antivomiting medicine Start with plain water and add semisolids and solids later Rice, Bananas, Khitchdi, Dahi are well tolerated Give small frequent meals Avoid or withhold milf products Never give uncooked raw veggies Avoid butter/greasy/junk foods Give sips ofora, glucose solution, water, coconut water, lassi, nimboo pani Add potatoes and cereals later Child may show reduced appetitie, so don't force feed...
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2 days after death, woman gives birth London: A British ice-skater gave birth to a baby two days after dying of brain haemorrhage. Ice-skating coach Jayne Soliman collapsed and died from a brain haemorrhage but doctors at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading managed to keep her heart beating long enough to deliver Aya Jayne by Caesarean section. Jayne was given big doses of steroids to help the child’s lungs develop and within 48 hours she...
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