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All You Need To Know About Reclast

What  Is Reclast? Reclast is a brand name of a medication, Zoledronic Acid. This is a commonly used medication for treating Osteoporotic conditions. Another common brand of Zoledronic acid available in the market is Zometa. This medication is usually a 15 to 20 minute slow infusion, given intravenous, once a year to slow down bone […]

Hypothyroidism Numbness And Weakness In Limbs

Hypothyroidism Has A Link With Peripheral Neuropathy Case Study: A 52 year old women complains of the following- I suffer from hypothyroidism and over the last few months my left arm has become increasingly weak. The process accelerated recently (last 6 weeks) during the period when I moved house and was without thyroxine (T4) for […]

Dry Cuticle And Hangnials

What Is a Hangnail? it’s common to notice a tiny piece of skin growing somewhere around the base of the nail. It’s rugged in appearance and looks like a worn off skin from the side of the nail margins. Such growths are called hangnails. They are common over our hands. However, a rare one may […]

FAQs On AIDS And HIV Infection

What Is The Difference Between HIV And AIDS? HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a deadly virus, which infects humans. It makes you ill and, if left untreated, may finally lead to a condition called AIDS. So, AIDS is the advanced condition of the illness caused by this virus. How Does One Get Infected By […]

How To Test Bone Density, Detecting Osteoporosis

What Do We Mean By Bone Density? In common terms, bone density is used as a synonym for bone strength. We generally imply that bones that are denser are stronger. Bone density is actually bone mineral density. It is defined as the density of minerals per unit volume of the bone. Bones richer in minerals, […]

High Fever With Cough May Be Typhoid

Is Cough a Symptom Of Typhoid Illness? Cough is not a ‘must be‘ symptom in typhoid illness. However, many patients suffering from typhoid may show cough. Hallmark Symptoms Of Typhoid Typhoid, caused by a bacteria named Salmonella Typhi, is basically an illness affecting your Gut. So, symptoms are mostly related to the gastrointestinal tract. You […]

Life Support System In Hospital

What is Life Support? The functioning of some organs of our body is vital for life. These organs are termed as vital organs. These chiefly include the heart, lungs and kidney. If any of these stop functioning, the patient is likely to collapse very soon. Apart from this, it’s important that the patient receives some […]

How To Manage Bony Spurs?

What Are Bony Spurs? Bony spurs, medically called Osteophytes, are small, irregular, abnormal growths coming out of  a bone from foci of inflammations. These commonly occur in joints, where two or more bones meet. There are articular cartilages, ligaments and the structures are subjected to permitted range of movements. These areas are prone to wear […]

IUD- Types And Understanding How They Work

Intra Uterine Device IUDs are still very popular and the first choice of contraception, as they are very effective and carry negligible side effects. Most of the doctor would use IUDs as a choice of contraception, because they know they are avoiding the serious side effects other common contraceptive pills may give. Pills, being the […]

Causes of Breast Soreness

Soreness in Breast- Causes in Different Age Groups Every woman may experience this symptom in some time of her reproductive life. Soreness may be described has a discomfort or pain that may be sharp or stabbing to dull or aching. There are different causes why your breast tissue may feel sore. Let’s have an insight […]