What is CAM?- Cause, Prevention, and Treatment.

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CAM is Covid associate mucormycosis. It is an angioinvasive fungal infection caused by filamentous fungi in the subphylum Mucormycotina. These fungi are also known as black fungus. These fungi have very low virulence and which affects immunocompromised individuals,severely hyperglycemic patients, severe burns, and other debilitating diseases as well as dialysis with the iron chelator deferoxamine. In immunocompetent patients, it may be encountered in patients with severe soft tissue trauma eg crush injury or military trauma. Spores…

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Hepatitis -C Virus discoverers to be awarded – Nobel prize for medicine (2020)

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis-c virus (HCV). The discovery of HCV is a milestone in the fight against bloodborne hepatitis which was previously described as non-A, non-B hepatitis. This disease was a serious problem associated with the transfusion of blood and blood products. Because it was seen that a significant number of those receiving blood transfusions developed…

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Top 10 Medical colleges in India

The NIRF [National Institutional Ranking Framework ] has released rankings of Medical Institutions for 2020 today on 11th of June 2020. All India Institute of Medical Sciences [AIIMS] New Delhi is ranked on top with 90.69 score which is 3.17 more than last year ranking. last year AIIMS New Delhi was on top of the chart with score 87.52.  Alike last year Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research  [PGIMER] Chandigarh ranked 2nd  with score…

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