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Saima Andrabi is a clinical biochemist and is passionate about driving knowledge platforms for creating health awareness in the general public. She pursued her master’s degree in clinical biochemistry from University of Kashmir, Srinagar followed by an internship from National Institute of pathology, New Delhi. Her areas of interest include molecular biology, immunology, medical physiology and forensic medicine. Saima is very much interested in writing medical content and wants to create awareness in public through this platform. Currently, Saima Andrabi is working at Maxinov Solutions Private LTD as a research associate and is associated with DiseaseFix as a medical content writer.
Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur in diabetics due to the presence of high blood sugar (glucose) levels. The exact cause behind diabetic neuropathy progression is still unknown. Prolonged high blood sugar levels seem to be one of the major causes. The nerve damage caused by diabetes often gets worse over time especially in people with chronic diabetes.
Lump under the chin is a swollen area, also known as bump appears under the chin, either along the jaw line or on the front part of the neck. It may appear as a single bump or more than one lump in a cluster. These lumps under the chin are usually harmless.
COVID-19 exhibits symptoms which may range from mild to severe enough to cause death. Symptoms resemble common flu and may not necessarily indicate that you have contracted the infection.
Thalassemia is a hereditary blood disorder characterized by less hemoglobin and a smaller number of red blood cells in the body than normal. Hemoglobin is a substance in our red blood cells that helps in the transport of oxygen in our body.
The main treatment goals of sinusitis include reducing swelling or inflammation in the sinuses and nasal passages, curing infection, promoting sinus drainage, maintaining open sinuses. Nasal and oral decongestants are commonly used.
The signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s develop progressively over a period of time. Anybody in his or her life can forget names and things but if this incident of dementia and memory loss worsens and affects the daily life of a person and creates clinical manifestations, we can say the person is developing Alzheimer’s disease.The rate of progression of symptoms is different for different people so it is hard to predict how the disease worsens over a period of time in an individual. The causes of memory loss and dementia in any person may vary as it happens because of…
Skin is the first and foremost protective layer of the body. It protects us from sunburn, heat, injury and infections. It helps in storing fat and water and controlling body temperature too. Skin is made up of several layers such as epidermis …
Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It mostly happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye (intra-ocular pressure), damaging the optic nerve. This can cause permanent blindness within a few years, if not treated.
New research found that siblings of autistic children may also face trouble and difficulties in motor skills. They may perform better than non-autistic siblings but worse than controls of the study under consideration.
Countries with reported outbreak of at risk based on serological evidence or molecular detection in Pteropus bats are Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, PNG Taiwan, and Thailand.