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Category: INTERNAL MEDICINE

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 […]

Can we sing our way out of the disease ?

 “ Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton john   Music has been used as healer innumerable times metaphorically from a very long time. Since the 1800s, music has formed a very crucial part of various treatments. The rhythms can not only […]

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) […]

SPIRITUALITY – Treating Mental Health Disorders

“Create a life that feels good on the inside and not just one that looks on outside” Are you Believer or an atheist?  Well the answer doesn’t matter if you know the true meaning of spirituality and how it helps one sail the boat of life in all sorts of life conditions. The increasing rate […]

FOP: Human Body Turning into Stone

06/25/2020 FOP, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, is the rarest of rare diseases with about 800 cases reported (as of 2017) worldwide. The incidence rate of this rare disease is about 0.5 per million.  It is the only disease known so far that causes one organ system to change to another. Yes, you read that right. In […]

Joints for the weekend: should you pass them on or let them PASS?

“The most obvious important realities are often the ones that are the hardest to see and talk about” – David Foster Wallace That kick, that high, those oohs and aahs. When the world around you becomes 7-D and slows down, when you can hear colours and see sounds. When you crave that feeling over and […]

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