Author: Mohd Sufyan
Mohd is driven through passion for innovation in healthcare and medical research. He holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and has spent about one and a half decade in medical research particularly on medical and surgical implants. He is associated with Inventit Inc, a Boston-based technology intelligence company as Director of Innovation and Research Division. Mohd is the primary inventor on three patents in the domain of medical implants for the treatment of urinary incontinence. He is associated with DiseaseFix as a content and research guide. Patents: Implantable medical system Stress urinary incontinence treatment medical implant Medical implants and fabrication of medical implants
The brain is a wonderful three-pound organ that controls all the functions of human body and interprets information from around the world. It is one of the most complex organs in our body. It is made up of more than 100 billion nerves that communicate in trillions of connections called synapses.
Amyloidosis is a rare disease that occurs when a substance called amyloid builds up in the body. It can affect your heart, kidneys, spleen, liver, nervous system, digestive system. There is no cure for amyloidosis. The treatment depends on the type of amyloidosis and the organs involved.
An echocardiogram (echo test) is a test that uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of the chambers and other regions of your heart. A probe called a transducer is passed over your chest into the heart. The probe produces sound waves that goes to the heart and echo back.
An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that measures the electrical activity of your heart. The heart’s electrical activity can be measured by electrodes placed on the skin. The electrocardiogram can measure the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat, and provide an evidence of blood flow to the heart muscle.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neuro-degenerative disorder that affects dopamine-producing neurons in the brain called substantia nigra. Generally people with Parkinson’s disease are diagnosed in old age (60 or older), but sometimes early-onset of the disease may also happen. Recent advances in the medical field have improved quality of life of people with the disease.
Tumors in the eye are generally secondary tumors caused by cancers that have spread from other parts of the body, such as the breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, bowel cancer etc. There are two types of primary cancers that develop within the eye – retinoblastoma in children and melanoma in adults.
Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the cells of the inner lining of the uterus (called endometrium). The cells in endometrium begin to grow in an uncontrolled manner with this type of cancer. Endometrial cancer is sometimes called uterine cancer also. But there is a difference between the two.
There are various options for DVT/PE prophylaxis. These may include both mechanical and pharmaceutical methods. The easiest method of prophylaxis is active range of motion of the ankles and the toes. Learn more about various measures of DVT prophylaxis and guidelines for administering the therapy.