For more than 50 years, immunization had saved more billions of lives and prevented countless illnesses and disabilities in the whole world. Vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles, mumps, and influenza are still a threat. They continue to infect our children, resulting in hospitalizations and deaths every year. A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease. It typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins. The agent stimulates the body's immune system to recognize the agent as a threat, destroy it, recognize and destroy any of these microorganisms that it later encounters.
In 2007, the World Health Organization estimated that neurological disorders affect up to one billion people worldwide. In fact, neurological diseases make up 11 percent of the world’s disease burden, not including mental health and addiction disorders. Clinical neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience that focuses on the scientific study of fundamental mechanisms that underlie diseases and disorders of the brain and central nervous system. It seeks to develop new ways of diagnosing such disorders and ultimately of developing novel treatments Treated by clinicians including psychiatrists, neurologists, clinical psychologists. Such disorders include Epilepsy, Addiction , Anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, Migraine, Parkinson's disease…read more
CARDIOVASCULAR AND ICU
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease includes coronary artery diseases (CAD) such as angina and myocardial infarction (commonly known as a heart attack). Other CVDs include stroke, heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, heart arrhythmia, congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease, carditis, aortic aneurysms, peripheral artery disease, thromboembolic disease, and venous thrombosis.
In many middle-income and industrialized countries, three other eye conditions have emerged as potential threats to the status of sight of their populations. The increase of diabetes among many population groups has caused diabetic retinopathy to be added to the priority list, while glaucoma, an eye disease known for centuries, remains on the public health agenda due to difficulties in its early diagnosis and frequent necessity of life-long treatment. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) ranks third among the global causes of visual impairment with a blindness prevalence of 8,7%. It is the primary cause of visual deficiency in industrialized countries. An emerging important cause of visual impairment is uncorrected refractive errors. According to WHO prevention of blindness and visual impairment program.
Primary care setting includes family medicine, internal medicine, nursing, nurse practitioners, pharmacy, pediatrics, general ob/gyn, gerontology, behavioral health, community health, and the other people and professions who fulfill the general medical needs of patient populations. Most of the problems that people bring to the health care system are appropriately resolved at the level of primary care.read more
Cancers are often managed through discussion on multi-disciplinary cancer treatment where medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and organ specific oncologists meet to find the best possible management for an individual patient considering the physical, social, psychological, emotional and financial status of the patient. Based on the grade and stage of the cancer, oncologists help plan the therapy that is suitable for each of their patients. This could be by surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other modalities