Facts About Gynaecologic Cancers

Gynaecologic and breast cancers account for almost 60% of all cancers in women. Cervical cancer is still the commonest cancer in India Over 1.5 lakh new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed and 75000 deaths occur every year in India Every 8 minutes a woman dies of cervical cancer in India Uterine and ovarian cancers…
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7 Things You Should Know If Your Child Has Epilepsy

Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder. It is a chronic condition in which the nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed. This causes seizures, which is the most common symptom of the condition. Seizures can be defined as events of altered brain function, resulting from an abnormal or excessive electrical discharge from…
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How Eltrombopag Can Change Thrombocytopenia Treatment

On November 20, 2008, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved eltrombopag tablets (Promacta ®, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.) for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) who have had an insufficient response to corticosteroids, immunoglobulins, or splenectomy. Eltrombopag is an orally-administered thrombopoietin receptor agonist that stimulates bone marrow…
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Everything You Need to Know About Premature Birth

Preterm or premature birth is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a birth that occurs before 37 completed weeks of gestation. Having a preterm baby can be an extremely difficult time for a parent. This article aims to educate parents and help them deal with the rollercoaster of emotions. Risk Factors for Premature…
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