CAUSES OF WEIGHT LOSS

CAUSES OF WEIGHT LOSS

Though there are a number causes of weight loss but the following are the main ones which a physician tends to look for particularly in the history and physical examination. In clinical setting and medical exams alike, these cardinal signs should not be missed by a...
HIGH URIC ACID TREATMENT

HIGH URIC ACID TREATMENT

HIGH URIC ACID TREATMENT, When should a high uric acid be treated. I have found that there is a great deal of confusion amongst physicians regarding this topic. In fact, there are consultants writing prescriptions for 2 weeks courses of uric acid lowering drugs citing...
Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a tuberculosis form that does not respond to at least two first line anti tuberculous drugs,  Isoniazid and Rifampicin, these two are the most powerful anti-TB drugs.Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Resistant to both INH...
ICE SKATING INJURIES

ICE SKATING INJURIES

Ice skating is a fun activity specially during the holiday season but it can result in serious injuries if one is not well trained and does not take precautionary measures. According to a survey conducted in 2015 more than 50,000 people suffered from some form of ice...