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Physician Assistant (Neurology), M.Sc. Neuroscience

Karishma Abhishek

Karishma has completed her bachelor's in Physician Assistant (Neurology) from Madras Medical Mission, Chennai. She is currently pursuing her master's in Neuroscience at IBMS, University of Madras, India. Her areas of interest are Neurodegenerative diseases, Cognitive and Molecular aspects of view more..

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Prostate Cancer may Precipitate the Risk of developing Serious Blood Clots

Prostate Cancer may Precipitate the Risk of developing Serious Blood Clots

Men with prostate cancer are found to have a 50% higher risk of developing serious and potentially fatal blood clots during the five years.

Cancer News
Can Dogs (as Pets) Help Reduce the Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases?

Can Dogs (as Pets) Help Reduce the Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases?

Growing up with dogs (but not cats) and a large family may help lower the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases.

Research News
New Study Explores Hospital Bacteria's Ability to Change

New Study Explores Hospital Bacteria's Ability to Change

Rising resistance to ‘last resort’ antibiotics (for treating severe infections) in ‘superbugs’ leaves the patients with an increased risk of fatalities.

Drug News
Asymptomatic Narrowed Artery of Neck may Carry Reduced Stroke Risk

Asymptomatic Narrowed Artery of Neck may Carry Reduced Stroke Risk

For patients with severe asymptomatic carotid stenosis who do not have surgery, medical management alone may reduce stroke risk.

Research News
New Marker for Breast Cancer Aids in Personalized Treatment

New Marker for Breast Cancer Aids in Personalized Treatment

Crown-like structures that surround the breast tumors in overweight and obese patients are found to hinder cancer’s response to therapy.

Cancer News