Hirschsprung’s Disease

What is Hirschsprung’s Disease? A Congenital disorder which causes the blockage of large Intestine due to contractions or poor muscle movement in the bowel which affects in excretion of fecal matter or passing stool.This is caused due to missing nerve cells in the muscles of part or all of the baby’s colon. Hirschsprung’s Disease is a congenital which means by birth, new borns are more effected by this disease.It occurs one in every 5000 new borns.This Disease is uncommon and tends to run in families(familial),this disease causes 25 to 30%…

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High Cholesterol

High Cholesterol High cholesterol in simpler term called as hyperlipidemia is considered as one of the major harmful phenomena and acts as supportive aid to many heart diseases.Other names of Hyperlipidemia are Hypercholesterolemia,HyperLipoproteinemia, Dyslipidemia, Lipidemia . We need to understand few basic things for better understanding of high cholesterol.Let us have a quick look. What is Lipid? Our blood contains fat-like substances called as lipids(i.e:cholesterol,butter,vegetable oils and many more).Every body requires small amount of lipid to function properly.When lipid levels raises to more than required amount then it will start…

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Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma A cancer of Retina (inner layer at the back of the eye) is called as retinoblastoma.This form of eye cancer mostly affects young children.Affected people may lose their vision permanently or will have squint(i.e:visual defect in which the eyes are misaligned and point in different directions.). It may affect one eye(unilateral ) or both eyes(bilateral). How Eye works: Eye consist of eye ball which is filled with a white jelly material called vitreous humor,front of the eyeball has a clear lens with an iris(allows light entry) Inner layer of…

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