Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman's Profile

MD, DCP, DNB (Path)

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman

Lakshmi is an alumni from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. She has published an Android App 'drexampill' containing study material for First and Second year MBBS students. She is interested in academics, teaching and enjoys writing. Her hobbies include reading, solving cryptic crosswords, cooking and baking, listening to South Indian classical music.

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HIV-AIDS Infection  Novel Therapy Reduces Viral Replication In The Gut

HIV-AIDS Infection Novel Therapy Reduces Viral Replication In The Gut

Decreasing HIV replication within T-lymphocytes in gut using specific targeted therapy improves quality of life for the patient and increases chances of a cure.

Health In Focus
World Lymphoma Awareness Day  Know Your Nodes

World Lymphoma Awareness Day Know Your Nodes

World lymphoma awareness day (WLAD) observed annually on the 15th September aims to raise awareness and garner support to combat lymphoma globally.

Health Watch
Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure done to relieve a block in the carotid artery and restore blood supply to the brain.

Surgical Procedures
Contact Dermatitis

Contact Dermatitis

Contact Dermatitis is a reaction of the skin in the form of skin rashes on coming into contact with certain irritants or allergens.

Disease & Condition
Novel Tool To Identify Cancerous Tissue During Surgery Developed

Novel Tool To Identify Cancerous Tissue During Surgery Developed

Powerful handheld device to detect cancer rapidly and accurately during surgery developed, helping precise treatment delivery and lesser chances of recurrence.

Health In Focus