Category Archives: diseases

Safety Saves-Beware Doctors

  This research article is intended to be a source of information for those medical professionals who are concerned with health and safety at work and to provide information about the causes of injury and diseases at work so that we may design and implement suitable measures towards prevention. We, doctors spend the prime time… 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 »

Private health insurance in Australia and New Zealand.

  Health expenditure According to Harper (2003) health is a large component of the Australian economy currently involving well over $40 billion of public and private expenditure (or 8.5% of GDP), around 32% of which is privately funded. The cost to Government of the rebate must be seen in this context and reviewed against the… 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 »