23 Oct, 2010
Down syndrome is a chrosomal disorder due to extraa copy of 21st chromosome.
Described by: John Langdon Down
Features in Down’s Baby:
Microgenia – small chin
Epicanthic fold of the eyelid
Upslanting palpebral fissures
Single transverse palmar crease .. Continue Reading>>
23 Oct, 2010
One of the best texts in neuroanatomy till date authored by Donald Montemurro PhD & J. Edward Bruni (Author).
The first edition of the book was published in 1988. The book has been updated over the years to incorporate recent advances in the understanding of neural mechanisms and the basic anat.. Continue Reading>>
7 Oct, 2010
medical ppt Medicine
Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait with variable penetrance and a prevalence of 1/6,000 people. Spontaneous genetic mutations occur in up to 75% cases. Molecular genetic studies have identified two foci for the TS complex. The TSC1 gene is located on chromosome 9q34,.. Continue Reading>>
Enteric (Typhoid) Fever
Typhoid fever is a systemic disease characterized by fever and abdominal pain and caused by dissemination of S. Typhi or S. Paratyphi. The disease was initially called typhoid fever because of its clinical similarity to typhus. However, in the early 1800s, typhoid fever was c.. Continue Reading>>
4 Oct, 2010
Swine flu vaccination: What you need to know?
Protect yourself and others.
What is swine flu?
About the swine flu vaccine.
What else do I need to know?
What should I do now?
Swine flu is a respiratory disease caused by a new strain of influenza virus. The
seasonal flu vaccines that are alre.. Continue Reading>>
3 Oct, 2010
medical ppt Medicine ppt
AIDS was first recognized in the United States in the summer of 1981, when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the unexplained occurrence of Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly P. carinii) pneumonia in five previously healthy homosexual men in Los Angeles and of KaposiR.. Continue Reading>>