Posted Sept. 28, 2017
Author personnel experience.
The diverticula are common after the age of 40 years.
Its incidence increases with increasing age.
Presentation in the author:
I had body aches and pains.
There was a low-grade fever.
There was shivering off and on.
When there is gas in the intestine that was causing pain unless passed away.
There was no vomiting or nausea.
The diagnosis was confirmed on the CT abdomen with contrast.
These signs and symptoms are vague and one can miss the diagnosis.
On the basis of low-grade fever, some may give him antibiotics and his symptoms will subside for time being.
The diagnosis can only be confirmed by the CT abdomen.
Posted Sept. 9, 2017
On behalf of Organizing Committee of Annual PAP conference, it gives us pleasure to announce that 40th Annual PAP conference will be held on 14 to 16th December 2017 at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), Karachi, Pakistan.
The program will include pre-conference workshops, state of the art lectures by local and foreign faculty, plenary sessions, orals and poster presentations. Detailed program will follow very soon.
Please join us in making this conference a memorable social and scientific meeting.
Mirza Naqi Zafar,
President, Organizing Committee,
40th Annual PAP conference
Posted May 19, 2017
According to WHO
The cardiovascular diseases are on decline. But deaths due to cancer are increasing. The caners are more common in high income countries.
Mortality is high due to non-communicable diseases in Russia, Ukraine and other Soviet states.
WHO found that 90% of the world population are living below the WHO air quality standards and this leads to death of millions of people. Air quality is very poor in Bulgaria, China and India. In these countries with average of 171 deaths per 100,000 population was due to air pollution in 2012.
Posted May 6, 2017
This Bird flu virus H7 N9 is already present in china.
This mostly cause infection to birds but recently it is seen in humans.
This virus is a killer. recently people infected by this virus 88% got pneumonia and 3/4 were sent to intensive care unit.
These patients has severe respiratory problems and 41% of these died.
In the human when this virus is present, then it may mutate and become more contagious.
In that case it can spread to other part of the world by air traffic.
CDC ranks H7N9 virus as the flu strain with greatest potential to cause a pandemic which may become global disease.
Bill Gate foundation funding to develop the vaccines against these deadly disease e.g. MERS.
The world pandemic flu killed 50 million to 100 million people.
Changing weather also cause changes in the pattern of the infectious diseases. warmer climate expand the range of the disease carrying animals and insects, like the aedes aegypti mosquito that transmitted the Zika virus.
The Ebola virus outbreak exploded in 2014 and killed 11,000 people. This virus still killing people because there is no vaccine or drugs.
(Information summarized from the Times may15, 2017)
Posted March 10, 2017
The nature shows itself in different colors.
This is shown by different type of flowers.
Posted Jan. 17, 2017
Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) is now a days very common problem.
GERD is increasing with the age. It is very common in the older people.
Following foods needs to be avoided.
Posted Oct. 25, 2016
The pain in the body and in the joints increases with increasing age.
This pain may be due to joints (Arthritis), and muscle aches.