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Category: DERMATOLOGY

Progeria: Ageing in childhood ?

09/29/2020 Hello readers! Today, we’ll tell you about an extremely rare yet interesting disease that goes by the name of Progeria or Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome(HGPS). Actually, progeria is a broad category that includes multiple progeroid syndromes. Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria is the typical progeroid syndrome. Have you ever thought, even in the wildest of your dreams, what […]

ANTI-AGING DRUG : RAPAMYCIN

  INTRODUCTION   Humans are plagued with diseases that are strongly related to ageing : Atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetic complications, cancer, Alzheimer, Dementia and Parkinson diseases, age-related macular degeneration, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis to name a few. They all have ageing at the core of their pathology in some way or the other. Hence, suppression of aging […]

BODY SCIENCE: Skin pigmentation tells so much about HEALTH!!!

In our day to day lives, most of us experience about something called “skin pigmentation”.We try cosmetic remedies, home remedies, curse the sun and the think of it to be dust and dirt debris. But, did we ever think that skin pigmetation may have a relevance with our health status??     Acanthosis nigricans (AN) […]

Worms in the heart!!

05/27/2020 Yes, you read that right. In medicine, it is termed as ‘Cardiac Cysticercosis’. Its really disgusting to think of, right? It might be but yes it exists. We will introduce you to this disgusting yet interesting condition in medicine- worms that can seek asylum in your heart. Let us introduce you to the terms […]

SanMen: The Frontline Warriors of all Time

“Once I had an accident at work. A slab caught my finger, and I had to treat the wound for 11 months. In total, the care cost me about 60,000 CFA francs (Rs 7580). But I must say that I continued to work while caring for the injury. In the meantime, my mother told me […]

10 CONDITIONS/SYNDROMES YOU NEVER KNEW EXISTED

05/19/2020 So, here we are again. Let us help you dive into an ocean of knowledge. Be sure to swim to the surface, there’s no end to the depth to this ocean. Let us introduce you to the 10 conditions/syndromes you never knew existed. You are sure to be left with your mouths wide open […]

SUN SAFETY : SKIN CANCER AWARENESS

  Indians, blessed with brown skins, have a lower chance of developing skin cancers than the Caucasians due to a higher concentration of melanin that protects us from the harmful effects of the sun rays. The bad news is that topical countries like India are exposed to greater levels of UV radiations increasing the risk. […]

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