Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman's Profile

MD, DCP, DNB (Path)

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman

Lakshmi is an alumni from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. She has published an Android App 'drexampill' containing study material for First and Second year MBBS students. She is interested in academics, teaching and enjoys writing. Her hobbies include reading, solving cryptic crosswords, cooking and baking, listening to South Indian classical music.

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Novel Algorithm can Non-invasively Localize Source of Heart Conditions

Novel Algorithm can Non-invasively Localize Source of Heart Conditions

New imaging algorithm developed recently can diagnose and localize source of atrial fibrillation (a type of rhythm disturbance in the heart) without the need for doing any invasive heart procedures.

Health In Focus
Oxidative Stress / Free Radicals Cell Injury

Oxidative Stress / Free Radicals Cell Injury

Oxidative stress is a form of injury to body tissues due to increase in free radicals. If the injury is sustained it leads to chronic diseases.

Disease & Condition
How to Reduce Postpartum Depression After Delivery?

How to Reduce Postpartum Depression After Delivery?

Better pain management measures following delivery can lower the risk of postpartum depression because poorly controlled pain might increase the risk of postpartum depression and associated complications.

Health In Focus
Test Your Knowledge on Gene Therapy

Test Your Knowledge on Gene Therapy

Gene therapy is a specialized procedure where genetic material is introduced into the cells of a patient to treat or prevent incurable diseases. Test your knowledge and learn interesting facts about gene therapy

Health Quiz
End Arthritis Pain - World Arthritis Day

End Arthritis Pain - World Arthritis Day

World arthritis day (WAD) is observed on the 12th of October worldwide to raise awareness and educate the general population about this crippling condition and better management of pain symptoms

Health Watch