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Atrial Septal Defect / Hole in Heart – Things You Should Know

15 February, 2018
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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), commonly known as Hole in Heart, is a congenital disorder of the heart that involves a hole in the wall (septum) that divides the two upper chambers of the heart. The defect causes freshly oxygenated blood in the upper left chamber of the heart (or left atrium) to flow into the …

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Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

15 April, 2017
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Ethyl Alcohol or Ethanol is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor which affects the human body adversely. Excessive alcohol consumption causes deformation of the brain, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, impaired judgment, slow reflexes, lack of coordination, flushed appearance, and blurred vision. Alcohol Abuse is the condition whereby the drinker can set limits on the consumption. …

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Understanding IVF Treatment

12 January, 2017
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Doctors suggest IVF treatment when all other infertility treatments have failed. If you’ve already decided to walk on this path, then be ready to undergo lot of tests, frequent appointments with IVF specialists and lot of emotional ups and downs. It may take more than one try to be successful. So the entire period of IVF …

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Importance of Baby Monitoring During Pregnancy

21 July, 2016
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As exciting as it is, pregnancy also causes immense anxiety among women. Regular visits to the hospital for antenatal checkups is an important routine for all pregnant women for ensuring their health as well as baby monitoring. Antenatal visits are a must even if there are no complications in the pregnancy and the woman feels …

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Congenital Heart Disease – Symptoms Parents Should Look Out for in their Child

29 June, 2016
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<p>Any medical condition or defect in the heart that is developed in the womb (before the birth) that affects the normal working of the heart, is termed as Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). During first 8 to 9 weeks of pregnancy, the heart begins to...

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Synovial Plica Syndrome explained

19 April, 2014
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Synovial Plica Syndrome or simply Plica Syndrome This is a condition relating to irritation, enlargement, or inflammation of the plica in the knee. Plica is a membrane in the lining of the knee-joint or continuation of the protective synovial capsule that divides the knee into separate sections during fetal development. During the second trimester of fetal development, …