Fast-moving lifestyles, unearthly hours at work, stress, addiction to alcohol and unhealthy meals are making more and more Indians fall prey to high blood pressure at a very young age. High blood pressure (BP) is a major public health problem in India and its prevalence is rapidly increasing among both urban and rural populations. In [...]
Dr. Gaurav Verma is a homeopathic physician in Ghaziabad. He is BHMS graduate from Bakson Homoeopathic Medical College, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Kashmeere gate, Delhi. Working in cheritable clinic as a Doctor in Ghaziabad from 18 may 2011to till now. Additional Details Language known: English and Hindi languages Personal Details Father’s Name : [...]
Setting up of National Institutes of Aging at New Delhi and Chennai India has been included in the 12th Five Year with a specific objective of health care for elderly people, including promotion of research in the field of geriatrics. Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a sub-specialty of internal medicine and family medicine that focuses [...]
The Hamamelidae is one of the most important families in the Plant Kingdom and yet often not well known. Including diverse remedies such as Birch, Beech, Walnut, Oak, Elm, Witch Hazel, Stinging Nettle and Hemp (Cannabis sativa).
This 20th November was the 11th death anniversary of Dr. M. L. Agrawal, a distinguished homoeopath and a man of ethics, after 32 years of relentless work for homoeopathy, left for heavenly abode on 20/11/2000. In the memory of Dr. M. L. Agrawal, this year Delhi Government named a road “Dr. M. L. Agarwal Marg” [...]
Novel H1N1 (referred to as “swine flu” early on) is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This new virus was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009. Other countries, including Mexico and Canada, have reported people sick with this new virus. This virus is spreading from person-to-person, probably in much the same way that regular seasonal influenza viruses spread.
Recently, scientists demonstrated the anti-cancer effects of silibinin, a major biologically active compound of milk thistle. Being widely used as a folk remedy for liver diseases, milk thistle is safe and well-tolerated, and it protects the liver from drug or alcohol-related injury. Silibinin is highly purified from milk thistle, with a defined chemical structure and molecular weight (C25H22O10, MW: 482.44).
Surgical confusions—for instance, operations involving the wrong site, the wrong patient or the wrong procedure—occur infrequently in eye surgery procedures, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Although most surgical confusions cause little or no permanent injury, they may involve serious consequences for the patient, physician and profession, yet could often be prevented.
A comparison of illness and death rates for 13 vaccine-preventable diseases in the U.S., before and after use of the vaccine, indicates there have been significant decreases in the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths for each of the diseases examined, according to a study in the November 14 issue of JAMA.
Despite the availability of life-saving antiretroviral treatment, people infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) continue to die and suffer from complications of AIDS, mainly due to delayed diagnosis and initiation of treatment. A researcher at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and colleagues at Yale University have shed light on why this problem persists. They report their findings in the November issue of the journal Medical Care.