Zika Virus Outbreak | Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Zika Virus Outbreak | Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention. After Ebola Virus Zika Virus outbreak has created a panic throughout the world. On 1st February 2016 The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that the outbreak of Zika Virus is an emergency. What is Zika Virus? Zika Virus was first isolated  from the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947. …

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ECG Interpretation | How to Interpret An ECG in 30 Seconds

ECG Interpretation | How to Interpret An ECG in 30 Seconds. ECG is the graphical representation of electrical potentials produced when the electric current passes through the heart. Before interpreting an ECG one must know details about the ECG paper, standardization and different waves in ECG. It is a matter of experience and pattern  interpretation. …

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LASIK Eye Surgery | Procedure, Cost and Risks

LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK or Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis referred to as laser surgery of eye or for the correction of different refractive errors-myopia, hypermetropia, and astigmatism. Refractive errors are caused due to the difference between the shape of the cornea (curvature) and the length of the eye. Lasik Eye Surgery involves reshaping the dome-shaped transparent cornea which …

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Breast Cancer | Treatment of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the commonest cause of death in middle-aged women in Western countries. In england and Wales one in 12 women will develop the disease during their lifetime. Early awareness should be taken to prevent carcinoma of the breast. Investigation for staging of Breast Cancer  1) Chest X-ray 2) Serum alkaline phosphatase 3) Gamma glutamine …

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Prostate Cancer | Aetiology, Symptoms and Treatment

In adult males, prostate cancer is the most  common neoplasm (after skin cancer ) and the second most common cause of death due to cancer over the age of 65 years. In most of these older men, the disease is not clinically apparent, only 10 % of men over  65 yr develop clinical evidence of …

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Chest X-Ray | How to Interpret A Chest X-Ray

Chest X-Ray | A Short Review on X-Ray Chest. The chest X-Ray (CXR) is performed to evaluate the lungs, heart and chest wall. Normal CXR is taken with the patient in an upright position. Routine Chest X-Ray is taken in a frontal view which is referred to as posterior-anterior or PA view. The other views of …

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Transplant Surgery | Organ Transplantation

Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another, or from a donor site on the patient’s own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient’s damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of Regenerative medicine is allowing scientists and engineers to create organs to be re‐grown from the patient s …

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Atrial Fibrillation ECG Interpretation | ECG of Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation ECG Interpretation | ECG of Atrial Fibrillation. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the most common cause of cardiac arrhythmias. AF is a complex arrhythmia characterised by both abnormal automatic firing and the presence of multiple interacting re-entry circuits looping around the atria. Episodes of atrial fibrillation are usually initiated by rapid bursts of ectopic beats …

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Top 10 Health Quotes | Inspirational Health Quotes

Top 10 Health  Quotes | Inspirational Health Quotes. Health is the root of all happiness. A sound health is the most precious wealth of human being. Health is closely related to mind. If health doesn’t remain well, mind will be unwell also. With unfresh mind a man you can not reach his destination. So the most …

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What Is Health Care | Concept of Health Care

Health Care is an expression of concern for fellow human being. Health care is a large term which includes medical care or private health care, family health care. Medical care is a subset of a health care system which ranges from domiciliary care to resident hospital care. In many countries, health care is completely or …

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