Autism: An Overview
Autism is a developmental disorder which affects a person’s ability to socialize, communicate and behave. Traditionally, autism was thought to be a psychological or a behavioural disorder but today there is a lot of evidence validating it to be primarily a “neuro-biological” disorder”.
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Tuberculosis is an airborne disease which is caused by bacillus and usually affects the lungs. Although Tuberculosis is treatable in the absence of proper treatment, it can be fatal too.
Taking medications in an inappropriate manner or without a doctor’s consultation may also lead to resistance to Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs (ATD).
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Sleep is an inevitable part of our lives. Nobody can live without sleep like we can’t live without food and water. Its an important part of our lives and we spend almost one-third of our time in sleep. A sound quality sleep is important to create new memories, concentrate and respond quickly.
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What is Climate Change?
Climate change refers to the change in the average surface temperature on Earth. The average temp. on our planet has been 15˚C, but the past few years have seen drastic variations in the same, both up and down. Scientists say that temperatures are rising at a faster pace than ever.
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Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are one of the most prevailing adverse events among hospitalized patients. These nosocomial infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among critically ill hospitalized patients, especially in intensive care units (ICUs).
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Organ Donation is the practice of recovering healthy organs from either living or a deceased human being, referred to as a Donor, with the purpose of transplanting into a recipient. The process of recovering the organs from a donor is called retrieval.
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“Superbugs” refers to those strains of bacteria which have become resistant to most of the antibiotics, available at present. Merriam Webster dictionary defines a Superbug as “a pathogenic microorganism and especially a bacterium that has developed resistance to the medications normally used against it”.
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The possibility of injury goes hand in hand with sports and exercises. RICE treatment is a central component for sports trainers, athletes, and athletic health personnel.
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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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Wound dressings are an inevitable part of the wound care industry. There are a large number of wound dressings that need to be secured in position, either with the help of retention bandaging or with adhesive systems.
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