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Freezing the Biological clock

Humans have gained immensely from the advancement of science and technology, and now they even have the power to control their fertility. Both the eggs and sperm can be frozen and used when needed. Eggs freezing is a new way of delaying a woman’s pregnancy, it allows a woman to …

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Statins & Aggressive Behavior

Many studies have linked decrease in cholesterol levels to increased aggression, and aggression has been reported in patients taking statins, with the increase higher in women. The risk of violence is different in men and women, with age also being a determining factor. In an intriguing study published on July …

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Encouraging Trend in Healthcare Scenario

This last month, I have had opportunity to know more about what’s happening in some sectors of the healthcare sector in Kathmandu. I visited a Korean aesthetic center, where I was completely bowled over by its ambience. Its interiors were very well designed, but even more impressive was their hospitality. …

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Bullying and Orthodontics: The Effects On School-Aged Children

A global phenomenon, the effects of bullying can be both short- and long-term, resulting in both physiological and psychological symptoms, and it is likely that dental care professionals will encounter children who are subjected to bullying. Clinicians and parents should be aware that children with a malocclusion could be subjected …

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For the Love of Baby

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Currently, tobacco products are estimated to be responsible for 3 million deaths annually worldwide, or about 6% of all deaths. But, by the 2020s or early 2030s, it is expected to cause 10.9% of all deaths in developing countries and 17.7% of those in developed countries, more than any single …

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Managing the Pain

Injury, surgery, and certain medical conditions like arthritis, back problems, and cancer are the most common causes of pain in adults, and headache and back pain, along with pain in the neck, limbs, and shoulders, are the ones that are most commonly reported. Pain is a complex protective mechanism that …

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Tackling NCDs with community-based screening

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have become the leading cause of global deaths, with 41 million deaths (71%) each year mainly due to cardiovascular diseases, cancers, respiratory diseases, and diabetes, according to the World Health Organization. NCDs disproportionately affect people in low- and middle-income countries, with more than three quarters of global …

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Lower Back Pain Myths & Facts

Lower back pain is one of the most common universal disorders. The pain is associated with reduction in quality of life, sometimes leading to major depressive illnesses. Treatment of low back pain is simple. You just need to understand the cause. More than 95% of the low back pain is …

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Breathless: Altitude Sickness in Nepal

Nepal offers some of the most sought-after trekking routes in the world, with thousands of Nepalese nationals and foreigners ascending into the clouds to the north every year. As the growing trend to conquer high altitudes and see some of the most breathtaking views available in Nepal increases, so will …

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Intracerebral Hemorrhage and its Management

  Abstract Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage is the most devastating and debilitating type of stroke. It is defined as bleeding in the brain parenchyma in the absence of trauma. It is the main reason for death and disability in Australia. ICH accounts for 10-20% of all stroke types and has poor …

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