Venous leg ulcers (VLU) are one of the most common types of skin ulcers which occur above the ankle area and typically impact elderly people.
These ulcers are chronic in nature and affect approximately 3 million people worldwide. VLUs impact the quality of life of the patients and impose an extra financial burden on them.
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Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders are described by abnormal respiration while sleeping. There are many variations like Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Central Sleep Apnea, Sleep-Related Hypoventilation, and Sleep-Related Hypoxemia Disorder. The most common variant being the Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
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Thyroid dysfunction doesn’t cause Diabetes and Diabetes doesn’t cause a Thyroid dysfunction. But both have an intersecting underlying pathology. The pathophysiological association between the two conditions has been attributed to the complex intertwining biochemical, genetic, and hormonal functions.
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Silver has been used as an antimicrobial since the 1800s. But since the discovery of systemic antibiotics in the early 20th century, the use of silver had declined. In the last two decades, interest in silver for wound treatment has resurged. However, there are very few quantitative data available on the systemic absorption of silver and the associated clinical risk.
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Research studies** done by experts have shown that thousands of people across the globe die due to germ infections transferred through hands. In our daily life, hands come in contact with lots of environmental factors leading to transmission from one to another.
Hence, hand hygiene is the prime factor to prevent the spread of diseases from germs. It should be the first step to good health, protecting the body against infections.
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