Thilaka Ravi's Profile

M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil.

Thilaka Ravi

Reporter, Writer and Quality Control Overseer for Medindia. Also teaches at the Institute of Distance Education (IDE), University of Madras.

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Pneumonitis

Pneumonitis

Pneumonitis usually refers to inflammation of lung tissue due to various non-infective causes such as allergies, chemicals, and drugs although infection also causes pneumonitis. Treatment depends on the underlying cause

Disease & Condition
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is rare chronic pain disorder usually involving an arm or leg. It may follow injury, less commonly after surgery, stroke or heart attack. The cause is unknown

Disease & Condition
Gardner Syndrome / Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)

Gardner Syndrome / Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)

Gardner or Gardner's syndrome, also known as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), is an autosomal dominant genetic disease. It is characterized by growth of polyps in the colon, which develop into colon tumors.

Disease & Condition
Top 8 Health Benefits of Beetroot Tea - Slideshow

Top 8 Health Benefits of Beetroot Tea - Slideshow

Beetroot tea is a healthy beverage, which is extremely beneficial for high blood pressure, pregnant women, anemia and much more. Read this article to learn about the health benefits of drinking beetroot tea.

Slide Show
Sepsis Deaths Can Be Easily Prevented - World Sepsis Day

Sepsis Deaths Can Be Easily Prevented - World Sepsis Day

World sepsis day (WSD) is observed on the 13th September to raise awareness about sepsis which is the leading cause of death due to infection and can be easily prevented by early diagnosis and treatment.

Health Watch