Dr. Meenakshy Varier's Profile

BAMS, Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management

Dr. Meenakshy Varier

A doctor who qualified in complementary medicine but has worked in clinical research area and keeps herself abreast with what is latest in the medical field. Her other interests include reading, writing, cooking and photography.

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Could Saliva Hold Clue to Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Could Saliva Hold Clue to Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Small molecules in saliva are important diagnostic biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.

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100 Year Old 'Flushing Out' Technique Boosts Fertility, Helps Infertile Couples

100 Year Old 'Flushing Out' Technique Boosts Fertility, Helps Infertile Couples

100 year old medical technique, hysterosalpingography (HSG), increases the opportunities for infertile couples to achieve successful pregnancies.

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Age-Related Degeneration and Alzheimer’s Disease Link Discovered

Age-Related Degeneration and Alzheimer’s Disease Link Discovered

Aging causes aggregation of protein which triggers amyloid-β plaque aggregation, that is a characteristic feature of Alzheimer's disease.

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Genetic Test to Predict Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk in Children

Genetic Test to Predict Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk in Children

New genetic test helps in early diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease in children and also predict its severity.

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Encephalitis

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is the inflammation of the brain, mostly caused by viruses. Though rare, it is a serious condition and needs urgent treatment in a hospital.

Disease & Condition