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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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.
Mastoiditis, infection of mastoid bone, results from spread of middle ear infection like bacterial infections, presenting with redness or swelling behind ear.
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.
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.
Glycosuria is an indication of elevated blood glucose levels and a condition in which excess glucose is excreted in the urine.