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Difference Between CBD and THC

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 02-Jun-2023 11:41:10
CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) are two of the most well-known cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. While they are both derived from the same plant, they have different effects on the body and mind, and therefore, are often used for different purposes. What is CBD? CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of the most abundant compounds found in cannabis. It is a non-psychoactive compound, which means it does not produce the "high" associated with cannabis use. CBD is extracted from the hemp plant and is used to treat a wide range of health conditions. Some of the most common ... Read More

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Dr. Durgesh Kumar Sinha
Updated on 18-May-2023 14:54:24
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder that is characterized by abnormal connections between the vessels. It is a familial disorder that runs in families affecting all generations. The condition presents with abnormal vascular structures causing bleeding from the nose and gastrointestinal tract. It is characterized by telangiectatic lesions of the nose, lips, and visceral organs including the liver, spleen, gastrointestinal tract, lungs, brain, and spinal cord. The condition occurs due to mutation occurring in various genes. The 2 important genes are responsible for the condition are located on chromosome 9 and chromosome. A deficiency of endoglin or ... Read More

Inguinal Hernia

Dr. Durgesh Kumar Sinha
Updated on 18-May-2023 14:55:31
When tissue, such as a portion of the intestine, pushes through a weak area in the abdominal muscles, it develops into an inguinal hernia. When you cough, lean over, or lift anything heavy, the ensuing bulge may hurt. Many hernias, nevertheless, are painless. An inguinal hernia need not be harmful. However, it doesn't go better on its own and can develop fatal problems. Inguinal hernia surgery may be advised by your doctor if it is painful or expanding. A frequent surgical treatment is the correction of inguinal hernias. Inguinal Hernia: Causes The following are the important causes of developing ... Read More


Dr. Durgesh Kumar Sinha
Updated on 18-May-2023 14:56:40
Gallstones are stones or pebbles formed in the gallbladder of a person. The gallbladder is a very small pear-shaped organ that is placed just beneath the liver. The stones formed in the gallbladder can be very small to the size of a grain and can be big as a golf ball. Before looking into the problem caused by the gallbladder it is important to know the function of the gallbladder. Gallbladder is a small organ that is beneath the liver and stores and releases a fluid named bile. This bile plays a significant role in the digestive system of ... Read More


Dr. Durgesh Kumar Sinha
Updated on 18-May-2023 14:57:51
Galactorrhea or lactorrhea is the condition in which there is leakage of milk from the breast of a person both male and female and even an infant. The reason for the same can be due to medicines, hormone disorders, or stimulation. The discharge of milk can happen at any time when you touch your nipples or even when it is not touched. Galactorrhea can be a symptom of some abnormality with the body or hormone imbalance, also, it can be because of prolactin. Condition milk leakage is very common and it can be seen in around 20 percent of the ... Read More

Difference Between Flu and Sepsis

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 12-May-2023 15:26:15
Influenza, commonly known as the flu, and sepsis are two distinct medical conditions that affect the human body in different ways. While the flu is a viral infection that primarily affects the respiratory system, sepsis is a life-threatening medical emergency that occurs when the body's response to an infection causes widespread inflammation throughout the body. In this essay, we will explore the differences between these two conditions, including their causes, symptoms, and treatments. What is Flu? The flu is also known as influenza and is an upper respiratory infection that is caused by a virus that can occur in different ... Read More

Difference Between Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 12-May-2023 14:50:01
Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are two conditions that fall under the umbrella term of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Both chronic bronchitis and emphysema are caused by damage to the lungs and airways, which can lead to breathing difficulties and other symptoms. Despite some similarities, there are distinct differences between the two conditions. What is Chronic Bronchitis? Chronic bronchitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the bronchi. It is characterized by prolonged cough and mucus formation in the respiratory tract. Bronchitis is considered chronic if the symptoms occur most days of the month, three months a year for two consecutive ... Read More

Difference between Cast and Splint

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 12-May-2023 11:39:16
A cast and a splint are both used in orthopedic medicine to immobilize an injured or broken bone. They serve the same purpose, but they differ in their construction, application, and durability. This essay will explore the differences between casts and splints, including their uses, advantages, disadvantages, and potential complications. What is a Cast? A cast is a rigid, supportive device made of plaster or fiberglass. It is typically applied by a healthcare professional, who first covers the affected area with a layer of cotton or synthetic padding. The padding serves as a barrier between the skin and the cast, ... Read More


Dr. Durgesh Kumar Sinha
Updated on 11-May-2023 16:30:08
Lipoma is a benign soft tissue tumor or swelling consisting of adipose tissue (body fat) enclosed in a capsule of fiber-like tissue (connective tissue). It is seen in 2 % of the general population. It is the most common benign form of soft tissue swelling. Multiple lipomas can also be present. Mostly seen in adults from 40 to 60 years of age but can also occur in adults and children too. Lipoma can undergo secondary infection which is painful and secondary changes such as a cancerous condition like a liposarcoma. Lipoma: Causes The following are the important ... Read More

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Dr. Durgesh Kumar Sinha
Updated on 11-May-2023 16:29:36
Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a malignant condition of the lymphocytes that particularly occurs in the lymph nodes it is characterized by the presence of Reed Sternberg cells on Histology and it spreads in a fashion to affect the lymph nodes. The condition has bimodal age distribution that is one peak is present during the 20s of age and another peak during the 60s of age. Meals are more commonly affected than females. The Pathogenesis of HD is still largely unknown. The condition nearly always arises and disseminates in lymph nodes. Hodgkin's lymphoma with distinct histology, biological behavior, and clinical characteristics. ... Read More
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