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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What is Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a waxy fatty-substance that circulates in the blood and performs important functions like making hormones and digesting fatty foods. Cholesterol in the blood is essential for maintaining good health.
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Patent No.: US 10,293,075 B2
Date of the Patent Granted: May 21, 2019
Title of the Patent: Ready-to-use, Hydrophilic, Self-Dispersive, Fragmentable, and Biodegradable Porous Sponge Matrix and a Method of Manufacturing Thereof
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“First Aid” attributes to any immediate treatment procedure or technique, used to save the life of an injured person.
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Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease which occurs when plaques containing beta-amyloid develop in the brain. The healthy neurons (brain cells) thus stop functioning, their connection with other neurons are lost and they die.
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The healthcare industry has seen a lot of progress and innovation within its field because of advances in technology. The marriage between technology and medicine has enhanced the quality of care and treatment for patients.
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An introduction to Digital Health
Digital Health is a concept of using technology to help improve health and wellness. It refers to the conjunction of information technologies and various communication tools with health and society, in order to enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery by providing more precise and personalized services.
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Importance of Breastfeeding for Infants
Breast milk is the natural first food for infants. It is protective and provides all the necessary nutrients and energy that infants need for the first months of life. Breastmilk serves the nutritional needs of a child until the second year of life.
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Both malaria and dengue are mosquito-borne diseases and are a cause of high mortality and morbidity in many countries mainly tropical. Both these conditions have an ability to cause acute febrile illness (an illness related to fever), but still, they are fundamentally different.
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Substance abuse refers to the harmful or hazardous use of illegal substances or abuse of legal substances by consuming over the advised amount this may include alcohol and illicit drugs.
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