Aluminium Phosphide poisoning

In my previous article, I explained about organophosphate poisoning. I also wrote that in my experience the most common cases on poisonings I have seen in clinical practice are that of organophosphates, however, this is restricted majorly to south India. In north India, the most common form of poisoning is that of Aluminium Phosphide. Aluminium…

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Insulin

Infectious diseases were the epicenter of the last millennium , metabolic issues are said to be dominant of the present era. First recipient of insulin was a 14 year old boy from Canada, 11th Jan 1922. Isolated in crystalline form by Abel in 1930. Human Insulin is produced by recombinant DNA technology,  structural alterations at…

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Organganophospate Poisoning

Organophosphates are a class of poisonous synthetic compounds originally made for chemical warfare from organic compounds. These were used in chemical warfare, now a days these compounds these are commonly used as pesticides. They work by inhibiting an important enzyme in the body, acetylcholinesterase. Due to their household use their toxicity may often be underestimated,…

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The Art of Wound Healing

The natural process of wound healing is nothing short of a masterpiece. It is like a musical symphony in which multiple players work together for a beautiful final product. The process occurs in multiple phases, through literature for the undergraduate level claims a specific timeline for each phase, in reality, the phases will often overlap…

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Cannabis, a wonder drug?

Introduction Cannabis is one of the most widely used substances for recreational purposes, and also the most controversial substance. The more you keep something restricted, the more curiosity is generated. The stories and myths surrounding cannabis are many so much so that one can get confused with what is real and what is a lie.…

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Use of LMWH (Low molecular Weight Heparins ) in treating Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

The risk of having Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in cancer patients is high due to poor prognosis. VTE as such is an independent risk factor for cancer, and there is an increase in incidence by 7-fold to develop VTE in cancer patients. It is estimated that around 15-20% of patients with Pulmonary Embolism (PE) or Deep-Vein…

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Cancer Chemotherapy

Of the many diseases in existence, cancer is one of the most interesting and most chose by students for research. Though some may consider it to be overrated I still think it is an interesting condition. Despite this, if one looks at the disease superficially there is nothing truely that over the top about the…

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