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Partial Knee Joint Replacement Surgery – What’s the Outlook?


Encephalitis – Symptoms and Causes

Encephalitis is a neurological condition that causes inflammation of the brain. Commonly caused by viral infections, in rare cases it can even be caused by bacteria or even fungi. Encephalitis can be categorized into two types, namely: Primary Encephalitis and Secondary Encephalitis. The first type occurs when a virus directly infects the brain or spinal cord. The second one occurs when an infection starts elsewhere in the body and then travels to the brain. Encephalitis is serious and life-threatening disease, although rare.
Symptoms The symptoms of this disease range from mild to severe. These commonly include: Mild Symptoms ·Fever ·Headache ·Vomiting ·Stiff Neck ·Lethargy and exhaustion
Severe Symptoms ·Fever (103°F/39.4°C or higher) ·Confusion ·Drowsiness ·Hallucinations ·Slower Movements ·Coma ·

Are There Alternatives To IVF?

As many as 1 in 6 Indian couples will have difficulties conceiving when they decide to start or extend their family. Pregnancy delay is still a relatively ‘silent’ topic, especially in India, with many couples preferring not to openly discuss their difficulties when trying for a baby. As a result, there is still a lack of knowledge in this area, with many couples maintaining an unrealistic concern that seeing a fertility specialist or IVF doctors will automatically result in them having to go down the IVF route. It should be reassuring to know that there are many effective alternatives to IVF, if you do decide to seek help from a fertility doctor.
The Alternatives Fertility doctors are expert gynaecologists and obstetricians who specialise in fertility. They assess your full medical history and unless there is a good reason for moving straight to IVF, most fertility specialists will recommend a less invasive form of fertility treatment first. For women that don’t ovulate regularly or at…