Monthly Archives: August 2015

Non-Invasive Hemoglobin Measurement: A Great Blessing to the Rural Community

India has a very high prevalence of anemia, and some estimates suggest that 20-40% of maternal deaths in India are caused by anemia. About half of the maternal deaths due to…

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Investigating impact of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Polymorphisms in Epithelial Ovarian Cancers

Ovarian cancer, the leading cause of death from gynaecological malignancies is the fifth most common cause of mortality in women of the Caucasian race. Survival is directly related to stage with a 5 year survival of 93% for those diagnosed with localized disease, but only 31% for those with…

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Spine Surgery’s Gen-NEXT ACMISST-2015 Conference

ACMISST is a platform for spine surgeons to know the various developments in spine surgery and advancement in spine health technologies. The conference is jointly hosted by…

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Uterine Fibroids: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Uterine fibroids are swellings in the uterus. They are formed by excess normal uterine muscle tissue and hence are not cancers. Although they are not cancers, they can be symptomatic, depending on the location of …

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What Explains Child Malnutrition of Indigenous People of Northeast India?

Globally 52 million children under 5 years are wasted and 70 percent of them are in Asia. Worldwide, 5 million children die every year due to malnutrition, of which 2 million are from India. This is despite the fact that improvement in…

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: Suggestions for Following NABH Guidelines for Registration and Out Patients

The NABH guidelines help healthcare organizations to establish objective systems aimed at patient safety and quality of care (1). We describe a system that is applicable to rural and remote hospitals that would improve the quality of care with the limited resources that they have. References to the NABH accreditation… 

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A New Cost-Effective Method

Carpal tunnel syndrome, also called “entrapment idiopathic median neuropathy,” is due to compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, in the wrist. It is becoming more common these days and often requires surgical treatment. The increasing incidence is probably related to typing, sewing and use of vibratory tools…. 

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