speech Therapy for adults

Speech Therapy for Adults

Speech can be defined as the sound that humans produce from their vocal cords in order to communicate with one another. For some reasons, there may occur a problem in producing the desired sound or [Read More]

Transesophageal echo basics

Transesophageal Echo Basics

Transesophageal Echo Basics Transesophageal echo or echocardiography is shortly known as  TEE.   This a  procedure  to to get echocardiography via esophageal route. TEE produces higher quality images from  the esophagus which is in close [Read More]



Dolichocephaly, also know as Scaphocephaly is a developmental ‘abnormality’ of the skull shape and size. Scaphocephaly itself means boat shaped head. Babies with dolichocephaly are born with a elongated head than a normal child. The [Read More]


SIGECAPS Explained

SIGECAPS or SIG-E-CAPS is a popular mnemonic used to describe the eight signs of major depressive disorder (MDD). Major depressive disorder is also known as major depression, unipolar depression or clinical depression. It’s persistent low mood [Read More]

poison ivy rash treatment

Poison Ivy Rash Treatment

Poison Ivy, as popularly known is a famous plant causing mild to severe allergic skin reaction. It’s scientific name is Toxicodendron radicans and is a poisonous weed of North America and Asian region. This  flowering plant grows as trailing vine, [Read More]


Mees Lines in Fingernails

Mees Lines are also called as Aldrich-Mees’ lines. Though mees lines in fingernails appear as dermatological sign, it usually indicates underlying medical conditions. Mees lines are true leukonychia, where discoloration of the nail occur without paplpable ridge. [Read More]


X-Ray and Pregnancy

X-rays and Pregnancy related issues are worth discussing here. Due to ignorance and accidental exposure to x-ray happens.  People frequently ask and seek advice on safety of security equipment,  metal detectors, airport security systems and [Read More]


Cushing’s Triad and Cushing’s Reflex

Cushing’s Triad is a clinical triad described with bradycardia, Systolic hypertension and irregular breathing. It is named after Harvey William’s Cushing, who actually demonstrated cushing’s reflex (again him) first. Cushing’s Reflex is the physiological phenomena, in which raised [Read More]