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New mental health bill to ban electric shocks

New Delhi: The right of mentally-ill patients to decide their mode of treatment, decriminalising suicide for them and a ban on electric shock treatment without…

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Medical Inventions and Discoveries

Banting—Insulin Barnard, Christian—Replacing the human heart. Brahmchari, U.M.—Cure of Kala-a-zar fever. Davy—Isolation of metals by electricity; studied properties of chlorine. Domagk—Sulpha drugs as bactericides. Eijkman—Cause…

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Congo Virus-Congo hemorrhagic fever

Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a widespread tick-borne viral disease, a zoonosis of domestic animals and wild animals, that may affect humans. The pathogenic  virus,…

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Lipid Profile

Lipid profile means testing of blood to determine the amount of various lipids present in the blood. The lipid profile has five components 1. Total…

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Thyroid-one of largest endocrine gland in the body

What is Thyroid? Its one of largest endocrine gland in the body , located below thyroid carliage or Adam’s apple. The primary function of the…

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