CRP; Procedure, Normal Value ,Elevating Causes, Treatment

CRP

CRP (C-reactive protein) is an annular (ring-shaped) pentameric protein found in blood plasma, whose levels rise in response to inflammation. It is an acute-phase protein of hepatic origin that increases following interleukin-6 secretion by macrophages and T cells.C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of inflammation in the body. Therefore, its Read More …

EMG; Types, Indications/Uses, Procedures, Results

EMG

EMG (Electromyography) is an electrodiagnostic medicine technique for evaluating and recording the electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles. EMG is performed using an instrument called an electromyograph to produce a record called an electromyogram. An electromyograph detects the electric potential generated by muscle cells when these cells are electrically or neurologically activated. The Read More …

CT Scan; Types, Indications, Procedures, Side Effects, Results

CT scan

CT scan also known as computed tomography scan, makes use of computer-processed combinations of many X-ray measurements taken from different angles to produce cross-sectional (tomographic) images (virtual “slices”) of specific areas of a scanned object, allowing the user to see inside the object Read More …

MRI; Types, Indications, Patients Safety, Procedure

MRI

MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to form pictures of the anatomy and the physiological processes of the body in both health and disease. MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields, electric field gradients, and radio waves to generate images of the organs in the body. Read More …

Sleeping Position; Best sleeping pisition to cure yours neck pain, Headache,

Sleeping position is associated with a state of muscle relaxation and reduced perception of environmental stimuli. Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with Read More …

Vasculitis; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Vasculitis

Vasculitis is a group of disorders that destroy blood vessels by inflammation.B oth arteries and veins are affected. Lymphangitis is sometimes considered a type of vasculitis. Vasculitis is primarily caused by leukocyte migration and resultant damage. Vasculitis is a complex illness. This spectrum of conditions involving blood vessel inflammation usually has unknown causes — and Read More …

Adalimumab, the raising sun for rheumatoid arthritis patients!

Adalimumab

Adalimumab is a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, chronic psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis. In rheumatoid arthritis, adalimumab has a response rate similar to methotrexate, and in combination, it nearly doubles the response rate of methotrexate alone. Adalimumab is Read More …