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A look into…Onychomycosis

Onychomycosis refers to a fungal infection of the nail which can occur on the hands or feet, but in most western countries more commonly occurs on the toenail. The infection is mostly found in males and can be caused by fungi known as dermatophytes which feed on the nail tissue,…

A look into…Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic bacterial infection caused by variants in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacterium is normally killed by the immune system within most healthy people, but if infection occurs, can lead to a long, prolonged cough, weight loss, high temperature and fatigue. Tuberculosis is a droplet infection and is…

A look into…Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is an inherited disorder that can cause emphysema even without exposure to tobacco smoke. AATD is considered one of the most common genetic disease in persons of northern European heritage, and its frequency in Europe and North America is comparable to that of Cystic Fibrosis (1…

A look into…Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment (RD) occurs when the retina begins to pull away from the blood vessels at the back of the eye, which supply oxygen and glucose to the cells there. There are three different types of RD: rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, exudative retinal detachment and tractional retinal detachment. Rhegmatogenous RD is…

Portfolio of Global Epidemiology Forecast Reports for Cancer Types

The oncology field has seen significant changes in the last 5-8 years primarily in the launching of several new molecule entities (NME) that provide treatment options for patients in niche or sub-populations for some of the more widely recognised cancer tumour types. This trend is expected to continue in the…