Himabindu Venkatakrishnan's Profile

B.Sc

Himabindu Venkatakrishnan

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.

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BK Virus Infection

BK Virus Infection

BK virus infection remains asymptomatic for a long time. But BK virus infection after kidney transplant can harm the patient due to reduction in immunity with potent immunosuppressive agents.

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Mastoiditis

Mastoiditis

Mastoiditis, infection of mastoid bone, results from spread of middle ear infection like bacterial infections, presenting with redness or swelling behind ear.

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Heart Rate and Heart Rhythm

Heart Rate and Heart Rhythm

Normal heart rate and rhythm can be measured by checking pulse on the wrist and evaluated with an electrocardiogram. Myths about heart rate can lead to anxiety.

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Decipher Test for Prostate Cancer

Decipher Test for Prostate Cancer

Decipher test a genomic test for prostate cancer that determines the aggressiveness of the cancer and helps in planning the treatment course for the cancer.

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Glycosuria

Glycosuria

Glycosuria is an indication of elevated blood glucose levels and a condition in which excess glucose is excreted in the urine.

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