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Jambul

Fri, Dec 19th 2014

Dr. Jonathan D'Souza

Botanical Source: Syzygium cumini Family: Myrtaceae Common Name: Jamun, Jamblang, Java plum Description: Jambul is the fruit of an evergreen tree that grows well in tropical regions; it is native to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, the Philippines...

Black Cohosh

Fri, Dec 19th 2014

Dr. Jonathan D'Souza

Botanical Source: Actaea racemosa Family: Ranunculaceae Common Name: Black snakeroot, Baneberry, Bugbane Description: Black cohosh is a flowering plant that is native to North America. Native American Indians first used it for medicinal purposes to deal with women’s...

Diverticulitis

Fri, Dec 19th 2014

Dr. Jonathan D'Souza

Introduction Diverticulitis refers to the formation of small pouches in the wall of the digestive tract (diverticulosis) and their rupture. These pouches, also called as diverticula, are formed due to bulging in the inner layer of the digestive tract. Rupturing of...

Deviated Septum

Fri, Dec 19th 2014

Dr. Jonathan D'Souza

Introduction Deviated septum is a physical condition that commonly affects the nasal passage. The condition is characterized by the deviation of nasal septum separating the nostrils. Consequently, the one of the two nasal passages becomes narrowed that results in...

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Fri, Dec 19th 2014

Dr. Jonathan D'Souza

Introduction Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) in the deep leg vein. This condition is very serious as it can cause permanent damage to the leg which is known as post-thrombotic syndrome or pulmonary embolism. In DVT, the flow of...