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M.Phil.,Ph.d

Dr. Reeja Tharu

Dr. Reeja Tharu has an M. Phil and a Ph.D in Biomedical Genetics from the University of Madras. She is passionate about health issues and adept at presenting complex health topics in easy to understand language. She contributes both as a writer and an editor on the site.

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Diseases Related to Old Age

Diseases Related to Old Age

Ageing is referred to the accumulation of changes that brings a person closer to death.

Disease & Condition
Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is acquired through the bite of a tick that is infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi.

Disease & Condition
Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy is a procedure wherein the urologist visualizes the lining of the urinary bladder and the urethral tube that carries urine out of the body.

Procedures
Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome is a congenital disorder among children commonly born to older mothers. The condition is also known as ‘Up syndrome’ because of the cheerful persona of the Down children.

Disease & Condition
Undescended Testicles

Undescended Testicles

An undescended testicle / testis is one that has not descended into the scrotal sac before birth. It can occur to just one or both the testicles.

Disease & Condition