Osteoarthritis: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Osteoarthritis: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Osteoarthritis is a very common form of joint disease, which affects millions of people across the world. It occurs when cartilage degenerates from joint bones. Therefore, it is also known as osteoarthrosis or degenerative arthritis. Osteoarthritis is characterized by...
Vasculitis: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Vasculitis: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Vasculitis, a group of diseases, causes inflammation in the blood vessels and results in weakening, thickening, narrowing or scarring of blood vessels. There are various types of vasculitis, and most of the types are rare. The causes of vasculitis are generally...
Scleroderma: Symptoms, Types, Diagnosis and Treatment

Scleroderma: Symptoms, Types, Diagnosis and Treatment

Scleroderma is also known as systemic sclerosis. It is a chronic autoimmune rheumatic disease of connective tissues. In this disease, a protein, collagen, is formed in the excessive amount in the extracellular spaces between the connective tissues. This results in the...
Hernia: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Hernia: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Hernia is a common condition which occurs due to weakness in the muscular wall which holds the part of organ or tissue in place and forms lump or bulge. Hernia may be congenital (present during birth) due to defective development of the abdominal wall or may develop...
An Alzheimer’s Vaccine: Not far From Becoming Reality

An Alzheimer’s Vaccine: Not far From Becoming Reality

Alzheimer’s is a chronic degenerative disease that destroys many important mental functions, such as memory, thinking, behaviour, and learning capability. The prevalence of Alzheimer’s is 50% to 75%, mainly affecting people aged ≥ 65 years. The progression of...
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