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Understanding COPD

Globally, COPD is the third leading cause of death Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term lung disease and includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Characterized by increasing breathlessness, it continues to be a threat and a challenge because of its high prevalence,...


Advancing Victories In Viral Hepatitis

WHO has now branded viral Hepatitis as the leading killer surpassing epidemics like malaria, HIV and tuberculosis. In 2015, the death toll caused by Hepatitis virus was 1.34 million, worldwide.The number will only keep increasing till there are improvements in diagnosis. Viral Hepatitis...


Hepatitis B Virus Reading Room

Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver. Untreated hepatitis B infection leads to scaring of the liver, cancer and liver failure, in extreme cases. Hepatitis B is dangerous because it is easily transmitted from infected mothers to the infant, prenatally. In 2015, the death toll from...


Diabetic Neuropathy

Approximately 10% to 65% of those with diabetes have some form of neuropathy, but not all with neuropathy have symptoms. Diabetic neuropathy mainly affects peripheral nerves.Despite its high burden, in many cases it remains under-diagnosed and under-treated. Any patient presenting with...


Why take ACCME accredited courses?

The advancement in medicine is so profound that learning never has an end. Continuing medical education is one path where clinicians are updated with medical knowledge and advancements that can be implemented in their practice for better patient care. Now this!sounds great.But how does one...