Archive for June, 2013

Hyperthyroidism – Symptoms, Effects and Treatment

Published on June 26, 2013

Hyperthyroidism is a condition of having over-active thyroid gland resulting in the production and secretion of excessive amount of thyroid hormones namely Triiodothyronine and Tetraiodothyronine or Thyroxine. Thyroid gland is one of the largest glands in human body. It is

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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Women

Published on June 15, 2013

Anemia simply means lack of blood. This is the most common blood disorder. The lack of blood or anemia may be various types, some very common types are given below: Decreased number of RBC (red blood cells) due to some

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Role of Folic Acid in Neural Tube Defects

Published on June 9, 2013

Neural tube defect (NTD) is one of the most common birth defects. NTD develops when during the early development of the fetus, specialized cells on the back of the fetus fail to roll into a neural tube (precursor of spinal cord)

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Vitamin Supplements are good, But not in Excess

Published on June 3, 2013

Vitamins are essential or vital nutrients for our body but in limited amounts. Vitamin cannot be synthesized in our body and so must be obtained from external or dietary sources. Vitamins play an important role in various physiochemical metabolisms, so vitamin deficiency

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