Himabindu Venkatakrishnan's Profile
Her expertise is in the area of speech and hearing and she also holds a certificate in Medical Transcription. She is an activist against 'heavy school bags' that can cause damage to the "backs" of young kids in India.
Written / Edited / Medically Reviewed
Protect your hearing and avoid hazardous noise levels for hearing loss prevention. Sound levels must be monitored for safe listening and preserve good hearing.
Illness anxiety disorder is a health phobia and the person is preoccupied with a belief that he or she is seriously ill.
Motherese, a special speech and language pattern adopted by people when talking to infants and small children, helps the child in language acquisition. Other terms used are child-directed speech, parentese and caregiver speech.
Online hearing tests enable you to test your hearing to check slow or sudden hearing loss right at your home. The results of these hearing tests direct further action.
Fetal heart ultrasound is used to view your unborn baby’s heart, assess fetal heart circulation, flow of blood in the various chambers of heart and fetal heartbeat.