Dr. Ramya Ananthakrishnan's Profile

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Dr. Ramya has been involved in several epidemiological studies and projects under Tuberculosis Research Center and the NGO - REACH in tuberculosis. She has experience in research activities, scientific publications, content writing for Medindia.

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Birth Control Pills

Birth Control Pills

Oral contraceptive or birth control pills contain hormones that prevent pregnancy. It is one of the most reliable methods of contraception.

Drug Related Articles
Leprosy

Leprosy

Leprosy, caused by Mycobacterium leprae, affects any organ like skin, eyes, mucosa, periphery nerves or any other organ. It can cause irreversible disfigurement of the extremities and nerve damage.

Disease & Condition
Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes

The condition is not caused by a lack of insulin, but by the action of hormones produced during pregnancy that blocks the action of insulin.

Disease & Condition
Neonatal Jaundice

Neonatal Jaundice

Yellow colouring of skin in newborns, a condition called Neonatal jaundice. , Neonatal jaundice is caused by presence of excessive serum bilirubin.

Disease & Condition
Vaginosis

Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a disorder characterized by an offensive vaginal discharge & it is most common among women of childbearing age.

Disease & Condition