Dr. Meenakshy Varier's Profile

BAMS, Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management

Dr. Meenakshy Varier

A doctor who qualified in complementary medicine but has worked in clinical research area and keeps herself abreast with what is latest in the medical field. Her other interests include reading, writing, cooking and photography.

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Broken or Bruised Ribs

Broken or Bruised Ribs

A rib injury also known as rib fracture, is a crack or a break in one or more of the twelve pairs of bones that form the ribcage.

Disease & Condition
A Sound Mind in a Sound Body: Practice Yoga, Meditation to ‘Reverse’ Genetic Effects of Stress

A Sound Mind in a Sound Body: Practice Yoga, Meditation to ‘Reverse’ Genetic Effects of Stress

Mind-body interventions like yoga and meditation found to ‘reverse’ the effects of stress at a genetic level.

Health In Focus
Can Exposure to Aircraft Noise Trigger High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease?

Can Exposure to Aircraft Noise Trigger High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease?

Long-term exposure to aircraft noise is likely to trigger high blood pressure and cardiovascular conditions like arrhythmia and stroke.

Health In Focus
Blood Cancer Treatment Outcome Depends on Genetic Make Up of Proteins

Blood Cancer Treatment Outcome Depends on Genetic Make Up of Proteins

The genetic make-up can impact the activity of the immune system and the body's ability to fight cancer.

Health In Focus
Encephalitis

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is the inflammation of the brain, mostly caused by viruses. Though rare, it is a serious condition and needs urgent treatment in a hospital.

Disease & Condition