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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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Frozen Shoulder / Adhesive Capsulitis

Frozen Shoulder / Adhesive Capsulitis

Frozen shoulder is characterized by stiffness and pain in shoulder that most commonly affects the elderly. It is also termed as adhesive capsulitis.

Disease & Condition
Learn What Your Tongue Says About Your General Health

Learn What Your Tongue Says About Your General Health

The changes in the tongue''s normal appearance are linked to the function of various vital organs, which provide clues about what is going on within our overall health.

Disease & Condition
Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins

Varicose vein is caused by swelling, twisting of vein that may lead to pain. It is commonly seen in calf, ankle and legs.

Disease & Condition
Bigorexia

Bigorexia

Bigorexia or muscle dysmorphia is a mental disorder most commonly seen in the males, wherein the individual is obsessed with his muscle size and has a constant desire to develop very large muscles.

Disease & Condition
Mucormycosis (Black Fungal Disease)

Mucormycosis (Black Fungal Disease)

Mucormycosis is spread by spores from the black fungus, Mycormycetes. It mainly affects people with a weak immune system and attacks the lungs and other organs of the body. It is also known as Black Fungal Disease.