Monthly Archives: November 2013

Disorders of speech and language

Disorders of speech and language from Balasubramanian Thiagarajan Dr. Balasubramanian Thiagarajan, is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He has authored a number of journal articles and case reports on otolaryngology and related topics, as well as three books. Presentation used with… 

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Applied anatomy of throat

Applied anatomy of throat from Balasubramanian Thiagarajan Dr. Balasubramanian Thiagarajan, is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He has authored a number of journal articles and case reports on otolaryngology and related topics, as well as three books. Presentation used with permission… 

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Dynamic patterns of circulating seasonal and pandemic A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza viruses

Influenza is a widespread viral infection and a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide [1], [2]. The WHO Global Influenza Surveillance Network has greatly contributed to the knowledge about circulating influenza viruses, including emergence of novel strains [3], [4]. Improved understanding of temporal and geographic circulation of influenza viruses and the impact of…

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In silico and in vivo anti-malarial studies of 18β glycyrrhetinic acid from Glycyrrhiza glabra

Malaria is an endemic infection caused by the protozoan parasites belonging to the genus Plasmodium [1]. The disease has positioned about 3.3 billion people at risk. The recommended preventive drugs are a combination of sulfadoxine, pyramethamine and amodiaquine, while the therapeutic strategy includes use of artemisinin combinations in areas where P. falciparum is endemic and chloroquine (CQ) in the areas where it is still efficacious such as some American regions.

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MIS in rural areas: Solutions to problems for minimally invasive surgery in remote regions

In rural India, 40% of surgical patients have to borrow money or sell their assets to have treatment, and three fourths of them are impoverished by it [1]. The advantages, such as less pain, quick recovery, short hospital stay and less blood loss make minimally invasive surgeries like laparoscopic surgeries… 

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Characterization In Vitro and In Vivo of a pandemic H1N1 Influenza virus from a fatal case

Influenza A viruses are endemic in many wild avian species and can produce infections in mammals with varying morbidity and mortality rates. In humans they cause annual epidemics and occasional pandemics of respiratory disease with potentially fatal outcome. Since 1997, highly pathogenic avian H5N1 viruses have sporadically produced infections in humans but although this emerging…

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Quick Case: Young patient with anterior wall myocardial infarction

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani
A 40-year-old male patient presented with retrosternal pain and perspiration that was occurring for the past hour. He had mild chest pain a couple days prior. An ECG was done, and results were normal…

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