What is HIV and how it progresses to AIDS?

HIV is a virus that causes damage to the immune system by destroying the white blood cells in the body. First identified in the year 1981, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) interferes with the body’s ability to fight against disease-causing microorganisms. It destroys CD4 cells (a type of T-helper cells that move around the body & detect anomalies & infections), makes copies of itself and weakens an individual’s immune system.
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Iron in Pregnant Woman: Deficiency & Causes

Iron deficiency is the leading nutritional deficiency around the world, with a huge impact on global health. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), it is estimated that 41.8% of pregnant women worldwide are anemic. At least half of this anemia burden is assumed to be due to iron deficiency. Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) is now a raging issue in developing nations, that needs to be acted upon immediately.
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Bandages : Short-Stretch vs Long-Stretch

We all are aware that wound healing is more complicated than just wound assessment and treatment. To select the most appropriate bandaging system, one must understand the concepts of extensibility, recoil, and working and resting pressures. Till date, little research has been done to investigate the best combinations of bandages or different bandage application techniques. We totally rely on clinical experience and tradition.

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