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M.Sc.

Sheela Philomena

A postgraduate in Bio-informatics with long teaching experience, works for news section, writes and edits articles for Medindia.

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Air Pollution Linked to Impaired Blood Vessel Function

Air Pollution Linked to Impaired Blood Vessel Function

Air pollution is linked to increased pulmonary vascular tone which makes it more difficult for blood to flow to the lungs.

Health Watch
Tests Help to Identify Obese Pregnant Women at the Risk of Developing Diabetes

Tests Help to Identify Obese Pregnant Women at the Risk of Developing Diabetes

Timely targeted intervention can be offered to obese pregnant women by identifying those at heightened risk of developing diabetes, early in pregnancy.

Health In Focus
HPV Antibodies Signal Better Prognosis for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

HPV Antibodies Signal Better Prognosis for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

The presence of HPV antibodies in head and neck cancer patients is a good prognostic marker that can be used to determine survival rate.

Health In Focus
World Patient Safety Day 2016: “Importance of Patient Safety”

World Patient Safety Day 2016: “Importance of Patient Safety”

The World Safety Day is observed on the 9th of December every year to increase awareness on patients’ safety during treatment.

Health Watch
Insomnia Prevalent in Patients With Asthma, Finds Study

Insomnia Prevalent in Patients With Asthma, Finds Study

Insomnia or inability to sleep is highly prevalent in asthmatic patients, finds new research.

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