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Author: Neha Neha Mittal, MS, Biotechnology
Neha Mittal completed graduation in Biotechnology from Graphics Era University, Dehradun and Masters in Biotechnology from Amity University, Noida. In the past, she worked with Sharon Biomedicine Ltd., DUKES Products Ltd., and Forest Research Institute, Dehradun as researcher in biotechnology. Neha loves singing and dancing in leisure time. She also enjoys traveling and maintains a collection of great novels.
Colon cancer (bowel cancer or colorectal cancer) and hemorrhoids are entirely two different things, but often produce similar symptoms such as blood in the stool in the beginning. Blood in the stool can be alarming, especially if you have never experienced it earlier. It may be an indication of some serious complication.
Diagnosis of the chronic kidney disease starts with understanding your personal and family history. Your doctor will ask questions to identify if any of the major risk factors might have led to the kidney disease. Do you have high blood pressure (hypertension) or had it in the past?
Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness and low vision in the U.S and is caused by an increase in the fluid pressure of the eyes. There is currently no cure for glaucoma and the vision loss is irreversible. It is the second leading cause of blindness after cataract.
Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to your eye’s optic nerve. It generally occurs due to a buildup of pressure inside the eyes. The increased pressure can cause damage to your optic nerve, which is responsible for transmitting images to your brain. It can be inherited in children.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and shows dementia-like conditions such as memory loss and cognitive skill disabilities. This disease is histologically characterized by accumulation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles throughout the brain.
Skin is our outermost protective layer which protects us from heat, injury and many types of infections. It also maintains our body temperature and stores water and fats. It has several layers like Epidermis, Dermis and Hypodermis.
Dyslexia is a learning disorder that is characterized by a difficulty in reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and understanding how these speech sounds relate to letters and words. It is a reading disability and affects areas of the brain that is responsible for language processing.
About 50-60 % of people with ADHD also have some type of learning disability such as dyslexia. ADHD is usually identified the very first day in school. Dyslexia on the other hand remains undiagnosed for a longer period of time. It is recognized when a child reaches fourth or fifth grade and there is a shift from learning to reading.
The severity of symptoms varies greatly in people or children with autism. But all of them show some common symptoms. These are such as problems with non-verbal communication, lack of social interactions, lack of interest in activities of enjoyment, lack of empathy.
It is not easy to know which intervention will work best for your child. Each child with autism is affected in a unique way and may behave in a different way. Some types of treatments may involve intensive work for a long time. The treatment focuses on improving communication and social skills.