Found 86 Articles for Medical Research & Studies

Why do people get a hunch back in old age?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 16:17:26
What we call a hunchback is a spinal deformity causing forward curved posture mostly seen in people above 40 years of age. This is called Hyperkyphosis in medical terminology and is believed that 20 to 40% of men and women will develop this excessive curvature of the back with advancing age.This spinal deformity usually results due to thinning of bones or osteoporosis, poor posture, degenerative disc disease, muscle weakness and hereditary factors.Hunchback or Hyperkyphosis will be initially assessed by a visual inspection of your back. The spinal curve may be measured using a flexible ruler or x-ray. If the curve ... Read More

What is Keratin and where do we find?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 25-Apr-2022 08:01:45
Keratin is the fibrous protein that acts as a structural building block for hair, skin, nails, horns, and claws. Keratin is found in a wide range of species ranging from soft flexible skin to hooves and claws. This proves that keratin can be both strong and delicate based on the requirements of the body.Keratin is the protein that protects epithelial cells from damage or stress. Damaging the outer layer of keratin can affect the new cells, as there is no protective layer above them.Most commonly, keratin is associated with hair. People who are beauty conscious and care about their hair ... Read More

Why did Michael Jackson's skin turn white as he got older?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 12:19:11
Michael Jackson, the American singer was the heartthrob for millions of music lovers all over the world and ruled the music world for almost three decades. Apart from his great singing and unique dancing style, Jackson had some rare characteristics to make him unforgettable.One of the notable things is cosmetic surgeries to his nose. Later in mid-1980s people started noticing his skin colour changing dramatically. He was born as a dark-skinned person in the US and by mid-90s he has turned milky white.There are many assumptions and some truths how and why did he turn fairer as he got older.Michael ... Read More

What are the causes and symptoms of Proteinuria?

Manoj Rawat
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 12:53:04
Protein is a standout amongst the most vital parts of the human body. Truth be told, after water, protein is the biggest constituent of the body and records for 16.6% of the body by weight.Everything in our body aside from the skeletal framework is a type of protein, and without protein, we would not exist. It is because of this reason the body reuses protein. At the point when blood goes through the kidneys, the filtration framework in them expels all the waste issue, however, leaves the constituents of blood, which incorporate protein, behind.CausesDiabetes is the greatest cause of proteinuria. ... Read More

What is Natural Therapy? How is it different from other forms of medicines?

Manoj Rawat
Updated on 10-May-2022 07:52:14
Natural therapy is a therapy which is associated with natural processes and can be classified as a natural therapy based on the following points mentioned below:Mode of TherapyIf a therapy’s mode of action exists in the physical realm of existence then it is a natural therapy.A natural therapy Includes processed developed to control the human body alone or the connection of mind-body together.The connection of Mind-Body is treated as considerable evidence which exists to support an association between immune functions and your psychological states.Natural Therapy Is MeasurableYou can easily measure or detect a natural therapy physicallyYour normal senses can easily ... Read More

How do you get the purest form of Cocaine?

Manoj Rawat
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 13:04:43
Before understanding the purest form of Cocaine, you should know a little about Cocaine. Cocaine is also referred to as coke, which is the strongest stimulant commonly used as a drug to attain pleasure and relaxation. Many people commonly used it by snorting, inhaling as smoke, or can also inject it into the vein in the form of a solution.Effects of CocaineThe mental effects of cocaine may include losing contact with reality.An extreme feeling of happiness, or amusement.Its physical symptoms result in having a faster heart rate, more sweat, and broader pupils.You may gain high blood pressure or body temperature ... Read More

What are the major benefits of Ayurveda?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 12-May-2022 13:04:15
Ayurveda is a combination of the two words 'Ayu' and 'Veda' which literally means the knowledge of life. Ayurveda is one of the Upavedas which flourish to promote health and well-being among the people. Due to the rising number of health issues and the problems with modern medicines, many have now taken the path of Ayurvedic treatment for the following benefits.Promotes the health of the bodyWhile the modern branches of medicine and health care are mostly concerned about treating the disease of the body, Ayurveda promotes a healthy lifestyle which will not cause diseases to the body.Ayurveda promotes the concepts ... Read More

What is the Transplantation of human organs act, 1994?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
IntroductionOrgan transplantation can be defined as a medical procedure that involves the replacement of a missing or damaged organ by a medically intact organ. The organ can be removed from the body of one person and then placed into another, the recipient. In recent times, organ transplants have become a relatively common incident, with many doctors choosing to transplant the damaged organs of a patient with fresh, intact organs. Numerous human organs have been already transplanted successfully by medical experts, which include the heart, liver, kidneys, lungs, intestine, pancreas, and thymus.A Historical Account of Organ TransplantationHowever, it has to be ... Read More

To Put Diabetic Patients on Insulin is a big push by Medical Industry - says Fiona Godlee

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 11-May-2022 07:50:03
The first ever woman editor of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Fiona Godlee is known for her fearless talks against corruption in medical science and blasting the governments for being lax in health matters of people. She has always campaigned for patient-centric healthcare.She was recently in India for BMJ South Asia Awards 2016. While she was talking to the press after the awards she observed that"Most of the diabetics in India are Insulin-dependent, which is costing a lot of money. Insulin is very expensive and because patients are forced to think that it is the best drug for them, they ... Read More

What are the situations people sell even their organs?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 13:44:55
Human beings are the most blessed living beings when it comes to anatomy. We are gifted with the organs that do their functions effectively and different systems in our body keep their work independent yet complement each other in maintaining our health.While we consider organs to be a gift of nature to us, there are circumstances when people even sell their organs mainly kidneys. God have given us two kidneys and many people survive with one kidney functioning well. People take this as an advantage and this is the reason why human beings are considered one of the most complex ... Read More