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MD Pharmacology

Dr. Simi Paknikar

Dr. Simi Paknikar is an MD in Pharmacology with professional experience of over a decade, that includes medical writing, teaching and conducting quality audits for medical services companies. Dr Paknikar is passionate about educating consumers about health and keeps abreast of the latest medical research. She contributes by editing and reviewing articles as well as writing on various health topics.

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Fallopian Tube Cancer

Fallopian Tube Cancer

Fallopian tube cancer is a form of gynecologic cancer arising in the fallopian tubes, which are paired tubes that transport the egg from the ovary to the womb.

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Gene-based Score to Predict the Age of Onset of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Gene-based Score to Predict the Age of Onset of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Score based on a personís genetic constitution can predict the age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer and who require prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening.

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Metformin Appears To Be Safe And Effective In Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease

Metformin Appears To Be Safe And Effective In Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease

Metformin at lower doses appears to be safe and effective for type 2 diabetes patients suffering from stages 3, and 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Electronic Capsules Developed to Sense Gases in the Gut

Electronic Capsules Developed to Sense Gases in the Gut

An electronic capsule has been developed that measures the hydrogen, oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the gut, and changes associated with dietary alterations.

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British Society of Rheumatology Publishes Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Treatment Guidelines

British Society of Rheumatology Publishes Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Treatment Guidelines

The British Society of Rheumatology has published guidelines for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), that can be used for patients.

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