Dr. Ramya Ananthakrishnan's Profile
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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Trigeminal Neuralgia or tic douloureux is one of the most painful nervous system disorders that affect the face
Sleeping sickness or Trypanosomiasis is a vector-borne parasitic disease which can trigger life-threatening complications in the absence of treatment
Asbestosis is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that occurs due to long term exposure to asbestos fibres
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.
Oral contraceptive or birth control pills contain hormones that prevent pregnancy. It is one of the most reliable methods of contraception.