gall stones

Gall Stones

The gall bladder is a thin walled reservoir situated on the under-surface of the liver. It can store about 40-50ml of bile. The liver secrets about 700ml of bile a day, which when not required for digestions, is concentrated and…

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Stroke

Risk factors associated with Stroke

What is Stroke? It is a condition where in there is either interruption or reduced blood supply to brain that results in local neuro cellular damage or death. There are three main kinds of stroke: ischemic strokes hemorrhagic strokes and…

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Anemia

Anemia

Anemia is a condition in which there is diminished oxygen carrying capacity of the blood, as a result of reduction in total circulating Hb levels and or reduction in red cell mass. The Hb level is below 12g per 100ml…

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Fatty liver

Fatty liver

The normal fat content of liver is about 3%. When this exceeds 5% it is termed as fatty liver. Fatty liver usually occurs in malnourished or semi starved individuals. Causes: In western countries, fatty liver is usually noted in adult…

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