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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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Stroke - Top Ten Facts

Stroke - Top Ten Facts

Strokes occur when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off. It is imperitive to detect the signs of a stroke and rush the patient to the hospital at once.

Health Facts
Local Anaesthesia

Local Anaesthesia

Local anaesthesia is a type of anaesthesia generally used to block pain sensation only in a specific area of the body that needs to be anesthestized.

Drug Related Articles
Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia

Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia

Spinal anesthesia and epidural anesthesia are types of regional anesthesia in which when a drug is injected near the spinal cord, it numbs the whole area below the level of injection and thereby provides adequate pain relief for surgeries.

Procedures
General Anesthesia

General Anesthesia

General anesthesia is treatment with medications that induce a state of deep sleep and unconsciousness in the patient in order to be pain free during surgery.

Procedures
Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a cancer that affects the breasts or mammary glands. Early detection and life style changes help in controlling breast cancer.

Cancer