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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A Sound Mind in a Sound Body: Practice Yoga, Meditation to ‘Reverse’ Genetic Effects of Stress

A Sound Mind in a Sound Body: Practice Yoga, Meditation to ‘Reverse’ Genetic Effects of Stress

Mind-body interventions like yoga and meditation found to ‘reverse’ the effects of stress at a genetic level.

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Can Exposure to Aircraft Noise Trigger High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease?

Can Exposure to Aircraft Noise Trigger High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease?

Long-term exposure to aircraft noise is likely to trigger high blood pressure and cardiovascular conditions like arrhythmia and stroke.

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Blood Cancer Treatment Outcome Depends on Genetic Make Up of Proteins

Blood Cancer Treatment Outcome Depends on Genetic Make Up of Proteins

The genetic make-up can impact the activity of the immune system and the body's ability to fight cancer.

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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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