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Non-Invasive Tuberculosis Screening

Docturnal
July 26, 2017

Docturnal has launched a beta version of its flagship product “TimBre” that screens/detects Tuberculosis (TB) primarily focusing on Pulmonary Category TB.

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Drug Adherence – Tuberculosis

Docturnal
November 6, 2013

Treatment of tuberculosis (TB) takes six to nine months and sometimes longer. The tablets you take may cause some side effects such as itchiness or an upset stomach. The bacteria that cause tuberculosis could become resistant to treatment if you do not take your medication regularly. Avoid drinking alcohol while on tuberculosis treatment. Some times […]

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Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) – Blockers/Inhibitors

Docturnal
October 25, 2012

There are a lot of naturally available weeds, fruits, flowers and vegetables that affect the TNF pathways. The most popular ones are curcumin (compound from turmeric), catechins (from green tea), and cannabinoid receptors (cannabis). In simple terms these provide anti-inflammatory effect by inhibiting Tumor Necrosis Factor. By anti-inflammatory effect, what I mean as an example […]

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Autoimmune disorders – One thing leads to another

Docturnal
September 1, 2011

What is an auto immune disorder? Immune System malfunctions and starts troubling a part of the body instead of protecting it. One autoimmune disorder leads to another. While the count is finite, it might still be worth stopping another feather in your cap. Meaning, let’s start with diabetes followed by thyroid malfunction whether it is […]

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Matters of the heart

Docturnal
July 3, 2011

Ten simple steps for a healthy heart: 1) Have oatmeal in the morning for breakfast. Its available in every store 2) Eat one Pear a day 3) Breath easy OR paractise pranayama 4) Egg whites and avoid red meat 5) Set a goal every year for a marathon – 10KM, 21KM and a full marathon […]

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Every Breath You Take

Docturnal
May 26, 2011

Sigmund Freud developed his psychoanalytic theory through his correspondence with an ENT specialist (W Fliess) who together concluded that there are reflexes that exist between nasal lining and reproductive organs and this was termed as ‘nasal reflex neurosis’. Others who continued the research found that menstrual cramps were related to the inflammation and discoloration of […]

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Insulin Glargine (Lantus) and Cancer

Docturnal
March 3, 2011

One of our Docturnal bloggers has reported that Lantus worked for them in maintaining baseline sugar levels but was cynical about its long term side effects associated with Cancer as reported in the year 2007-2008. The blog can be found over here and here is some interesting information in response to the news on the side […]

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EECP – Enhanced External Counter Pulsation

Docturnal

EECP Therapy (Enhanced External Counter Pulsation) is seen as a good alternative to treat coronary artery blockage which otherwise is subjected to Drugs, Angioplasty, Stent and Bypass Surgery. This is the ‘only’ non-invasive and non-pharmaceutical treatment approved by USFDA. During this treatment, BP like cuffs around the legs and buttocks are inflated and deflated at specific […]

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Personalized Oncology?

Docturnal
March 2, 2011

Till today very little has been known as to why cancer occurs in healthy human beings. Ofcourse, external factors such as smoking, radiation etc… increase your risk of cancer but the real internal mechanism of genes and protiens is still under intense research. With each day passing there are new findings. As our findings in […]

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Half of cardiac patients in India are below 40

Docturnal

Here’s a shocker on the World Heart Day — doctors in India say almost half their cardiac patients today are below 40! More than 2 million Indians died of cardiac related problems last year. And 23-year-old Pramod never saw any warning signs. Pramod, who had a heart attack at the age of 23, said: “It […]

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