Thilaka Ravi's Profile
M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil.
Reporter, Writer and Quality Control Overseer for Medindia. Also teaches at the Institute of Distance Education (IDE), University of Madras.
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Unintended pregnancies are very common these days, and so one in about four pregnant women go for abortion. If you're planning to have an abortion, you are not alone. Here are some facts and figures on abortions to make the right decision.
Dizziness is a feeling of being faint or unsteady whereas Vertigo is a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning when there is no actual body movement. Vertigo is mostly caused by inner ear problems.
Measles Immunization Day 2018 is celebrated to urge people to get themselves vaccinated against the highly infectious Measles virus. It can be prevented with MMR vaccine. The vaccine can protect against three diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella.
Adult attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition in adults seen as hyperactivity, impulsiveness and reduced attention. ADHD impairs social, academic, neuropsychological and occupational behavior.
Bladder diverticula are outward bulges of the inner (epithelial) lining of the urinary bladder through a defect in its muscle layer. They may be present since birth or acquired later in life. Most of them do not need any treatment unless they are causing problems