Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman's Profile
MD, DCP, DNB (Path)
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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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.
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.
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.
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
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