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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Test Your Knowledge on Palliative Care

Test Your Knowledge on Palliative Care

Palliative care is a specialized multifaceted care for patients with chronic or terminal illness to improve the quality of life for them, as well as their family.

Health Quiz
New Stem Cell-Based Treatment Accelerates Brain Tissue Healing In Stroke

New Stem Cell-Based Treatment Accelerates Brain Tissue Healing In Stroke

Stem cell-derived extracellular vesicles (EV) found to be effective in healing and repair of brain tissue damaged by stroke, says study.

Health In Focus
Selfie Obsession - A Mental Disorder

Selfie Obsession - A Mental Disorder

Selfie obsession or selfitis, an obsessive, uncontrollable urge to post self-taken photographs on social media may be a mental disorder needing treatment.

Disease & Condition
Paranoia

Paranoia

Paranoia is a false belief where the individual feels unfairly targeted or persecuted by everyone else, leading to irrational suspicion and mistrust of others.

Disease & Condition
Novel Combination Therapy For Advanced Kidney Cancer Effective Yet Tolerable

Novel Combination Therapy For Advanced Kidney Cancer Effective Yet Tolerable

Novel combination treatment consisting of angiogenesis inhibitor and an immunotherapy agent shown to be effective yet tolerable in advanced kidney cancer

Health In Focus