Monthly Archives: November 2013

Why the teachings of Swami Vivekananda even more relevant today

It was on 11th September 1893, while addressing the “World Religious brotherhood”, at Chicago Swami Vivekananda gave the call for “Universal brotherhood”. In that historical speech Swami Vivekananda had expressed apprehensions that the world would witness much bloodshed due to … Continue reading

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MeTaBoLiC AcIdOsIs and AlKaLoSiS

  (1) The pH value of a normal body fluid ranges between pH 7.35 and 7.45. If the pH value of the normal body fluid is less than 7.35, it is a case of acidosis and if the pH value … Continue reading

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NepHriTiC SynDRomE

Accumulation of symptoms (also known as syndromes) related with disorders which affect the kidneys are called as Nephritic Syndrome. The disorders are mainly glomerular disorders. It is identified by the small pores present in the podocytes of the glomerulus, which … Continue reading

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NePhRoTiC SyNdRoMe

  A chronic kidney disease which is characterized by swelling (oedema) and fluid retention, presence of excess amounts of protein in the urine, hypoalbuminemia (high serum levels of albumin) and high cholesterol level, is known as Nephrotic Syndrome. It is … Continue reading

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MEnsTRuaTIon

  The shedding of the lining of the uterine (endometrium) is called menstruation or a period. Menstruation is also called as menses. During the reproductive age, all the female humans and some female mammals have regular menstruation or periods. Periods … Continue reading

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HeArT fAiLuRe

  A condition in which the heart is unable to pump the appropriate quantity of blood to match the body’s requirement is called heart failure. In certain cases the heart cannot fill itself with the appropriate quantity of blood and … Continue reading

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pReGnAnCy

In a woman’s uterus, the fertilization as well as the development of either one or more off-springs called as embryo or foetus is called pregnancy. Pregnancy may also be defined as the fertilization of an egg in the woman’s Fallopian … Continue reading

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