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.
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Illness anxiety disorder is a health phobia and the person is preoccupied with a belief that he or she is seriously ill.
Pseudocyesis, or false pregnancy, is when a woman believes that she is pregnant, experiencing symptoms just like that of a pregnancy such as cessation of the menstrual cycle and morning sickness.
Delusions are firm beliefs by the person of something that is not logically or practically possible. The cause of delusions is believed to be unrealistic expectation and reasoning of a situation.
Different types of drug delivery systems for insulin delivery have been extensively researched recently. Oral route and transdermal drug delivery systems are among the advanced drug delivery systems.
PET scan helps in the diagnosis of conditions like cancer, heart disease and brain disorders. PET images reveal the functioning of the organs like blood and oxygen flow and metabolic changes.