Karishma Abhishek's Profile
Physician Assistant (Neurology), M.Sc. Neuroscience
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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Men with prostate cancer are found to have a 50% higher risk of developing serious and potentially fatal blood clots during the five years.
Growing up with dogs (but not cats) and a large family may help lower the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases.
Rising resistance to ‘last resort’ antibiotics (for treating severe infections) in ‘superbugs’ leaves the patients with an increased risk of fatalities.
For patients with severe asymptomatic carotid stenosis who do not have surgery, medical management alone may reduce stroke risk.
Crown-like structures that surround the breast tumors in overweight and obese patients are found to hinder cancer’s response to therapy.