Thursday, 28 July 2016

MR.GRAHAM- THE MAN WHO CAN SURVIVE ANY TYPE OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

This is Mr.Graham. This man can survive any type of road traffic accident without any serious injuries. But the fact is he is not really a human being!

Monday, 25 July 2016

A 2 YEAR OLD BOY'S HEART & BRAIN SHUT DOWN FOR 40 MINS TO REMOVE A TUMOUR

Aadhi Thoppil Fabeer, a two year old boy underwent a surgery in kochi to successfully remove a 200 gm cancerous tumour that had grown inside and outside his heart . It was an intracardiac yolk sac germ cell tumour, an extremely rare condition.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

LOK SABHA APPROVED BILL ON NEET

A significant bill aimed at putting in place a single common examination for medical and dental courses was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with the government saying even private colleges will be under its ambit.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

NAIL BITING AND THUMB SUCKING CHILDREN HAVE MINIMAL CHANCE OF DEVELOPING ALLERGIES AS THEY GROW UP

Children who bite their nails and suck their thumbs , the habits that are often discouraged by us may be less likely to develop allergies as they grow up.

The study found people who had sucked their thumbs or bit their nails in childhood were less likely to show a positive reaction in a skin-prick test for common allergies.
This is a new study from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, that is due to be published in the August issue of the journal Pediatrics.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

NEW ALERT TO HOSPITALS ALL OVER THE WORLD- A DEADLY DRUG RESISTANT YEAST INFECTION

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Public Health England are warning clinicians to be on the lookout for an emerging, infectious yeast called Candida auris.

Healthcare facility-associated outbreaks around the world have revealed that the invasive yeast is resistant to typical concentrations of the three major classes of available antifungal drugs. Representative drugs include fluconazole, amphotericin B and caspofungin.

Sunday, 3 July 2016

OBESE FATHER MAY RAISE THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER IN THEIR DAUGHTERS

Previously a number of studies  have suggested that a mother's diet and weight in pregnancy affects the breast cancer risk of offspring. Now, new research suggests the same may ring true for fathers; being obese alters the gene expression of sperm, which may raise the risk of breast cancer for their daughters.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

AMOUNT OF SLEEP YOUR CHILDREN NEED- RECOMMENDATION BY AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE

-Infants- 4 months to 12 months- should sleep 12 to 16 hours per 24 hours (including naps)

-Children-1 to 2 years of age -should sleep 11 to 14 hours per 24 hours (including naps)

-Children -3 to 5 years of age- should sleep 10 to 13 hours per 24 hours (including naps)

Thursday, 16 June 2016

POLIO AGAIN IN INDIA- FOUND IN TELANGANA

A global emergency was sounded by the Telangana government following the finding of an active strain of wild polio virus(P2 strain) in water that was collected from a drain. This prompted the government to lift two lakh vaccines from Geneva so that over 3 lakh children in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy district could be inoculated from Wednesday as a preventive measure.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

FIRST HARLEQUIN BABY BORN IN INDIA

 India’s first Harlequin baby passed away on Monday afternoon after a 48-hour struggle by the medical experts at Lata Mangeshkar Hospital. The baby girl, suffering from an extremely rare genetic disorder known as Harlequin-type ichthyosis, was born without external bodily skin and undeveloped eyes.

The baby, born to a farmer couple from Wadi, was their first child. Born at the Nagpur Hospital, the baby weighed 1.8 kg and was born prematurely by a C-section delivery. The medical experts of the hospital, who immediately recognised the condition of the child, moved the baby to NICU.

Saturday, 7 May 2016

VAGINOPLASTY

Sex reassignment surgery (male-to-female)

Sex reassignment surgery for male-to-female involves reshaping the male genitals into a form with the appearance of, and, as far as possible, the function of female genitalia.
Prior to any surgeries, patients usually undergo hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and, depending on the age at which HRT begins, facial hair removal.
There are associated surgeries patients may elect to, including
facial feminization surgery,
breast augmentation, and various other procedures.