Category Archives: diseases

Improving understanding of and responsiveness to people’s mental health needs

  Background, target group and rationale Good mental health is fundamental to the well being of peoples, their families, and virtually to the whole population. Conversely the mental health problems are amongst the greatest cause of disability, diminished quality of life, and reduced productivity. According to WHO (2004), there are nearly 450 million people are… Read More »

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) or brittle bone disease is a group of autosomal dominant inherited disorders with abnormality in Type 1 collagen.[1], which usually result in bone fragility[2]. Emedicine  Frequency of OI in USA and worldwide, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, classification and differential diagnosis. The Cleveland Clinic Explains the types and management of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta… Read More »

Conclusion

According to Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (2001). The main reason people were dropping private health insurance is the raising cost of premiums. The introduction of rebate will make private health insurance more easily affordable to both new and existing members and will halt the decline in the participation rate. It will give… Read More »

Epidemiology of Adult Rheumatoid Arthritis

 arthritis.institute  domain is for sale Definition : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease of undetermined aetiology involving primarily the synovial membranes and articular structures of multiple joints. The disease is often progressive and results in pain, stiffness, and swelling of joints. In late stages deformity and ankylosis develop. Incidence and Prevalence: Worldwide… Read More »

Nature of Prader Willi Syndrome:

  Clinical manifestation: There are two clinical phases which characterizes PWS as shown in table 1 (Zellweger, 1988):   The two clinical phases of PWS (1) Phase 1            Moderate to severe neonatal hypotonia Poor suck Difficulty in feeding Hypogonadism Marked delayed in motor milestone   Phase 2            Much less hypotonia Short stature Hyperphagia Increasing obesity… Read More »

Conclusion of Prader Willi Syndrome

  PWS is a complex disorder with variable phenotypic changes according to the age of the patient. There are numbers of Associations and Support groups are working together to give a better management to the PWS individuals e.g. Prader Willi Syndrome Association (UK) and PWSA (USA) etc. Researches are still in progress in all concerned… Read More »

Management of Prader Willi Syndrome

  Care providers of a PWS patient must understand that the intervention means the management of clinical symptoms. Because PWS undergoes different developmental changes they must understand its impact on both patient and their families. Creation of a management strategy should be drown on the condition of disease. Professional experiences and from the knowledge of… Read More »

Animal model of Prader Willi Syndrome

  Over past decade it has been noticed that structural and functional homologies extend across very distantly related species. Now day’s homology to a relevant orthologus gene is a criterion of extracting the candidency of a gene to a disease. Virtually every mouse gene has the exact counterparts as human, and the same probably do… Read More »