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M.Sc (Bio-Informatics)

Shravanthi Vikram

Shravanthi has completed her post graduate degree in Bio-Informatics at Stella Maris College, Chennai. She has been teaching Biology for school and college students for the past 6 years through online tutoring. She has also completed a course on medical lab technology. Her interests include cooking different cuisines and baking.

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Association Between the 2 Key Proteins of Alzheimer's Explained

Association Between the 2 Key Proteins of Alzheimer's Explained

individuals with Alzheimer's show increased amount of Tau protein. there is a direct correlation between the amount of amyloid in a person's brain and the amount of tau produced in the brain.

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Regular Consumption of Grilled Meat May Increase the Risk of High Blood Pressure

Regular Consumption of Grilled Meat May Increase the Risk of High Blood Pressure

The risk of high blood pressure may increase in people who consume grilled beef, chicken or fish meat regularly. Chemicals called HAAs (heterocyclic aromatic amines) are produced when meat is grilled

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Hypoglycemia can be Detected by a Heart Beat Monitor

Hypoglycemia can be Detected by a Heart Beat Monitor

A wearable heart beat monitor helps in early detection of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes patients. Hypoglycemia if untreated leads to seizures, loss of consciousness or even death

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High Consumption of Red Meat may Cause Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

High Consumption of Red Meat may Cause Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) and insulin resistance may be caused due to high consumption of red and processed meat.

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Benefits of Insulin Pump in Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Benefits of Insulin Pump in Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin pump system is an effective method to manage type I diabetes in young children.The insulin pump increases the percentage of time spent in target glucose range and lowers A1c levels considerably.

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