Anushree Krishnamurthy

Zoonotic Diseases

Mankind currently is riddled with over 10000+ diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 60% of infectious diseases can be spread through animals and 75% of new emerging diseases in people trace their origin to animals. Globally, zoonotic diseases or zoonoses are responsible for an estimated 2.5 billion cases of human …

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Genetic Disorders

When one thinks about diseases, usually infectious diseases come to mind. Especially after the SARS – CoV – 2 pandemic in which a pathogenic virus was responsible for the disease! However, a large portion of human diseases can be categorized as genetic disorders! What are genetic disorders? These are diseases which are inherited and tend …

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The Belly Brain Bridge

Have you ever felt inexplicably sad, depressed for no apparent reason, unnecessarily stressed or uninterested in the things you generally like doing the most? Have you ever wondered why you could be feeling that way? Most people tend to term this “a passing phase” that “you’ll eventually get over”. A few hypochondriacs spiral into a …

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Hidden Hunger

Why solutions to hunger in the past are not perfect?   How many of you count the amount of calories you eat daily? I am sure most of you who workout regularly do that. Modern society is diet conscious. Avoiding fat food, drinking protein shakes after workout (even though you hardly did anything), “I’ll only have some salad” (in ridiculously fake American accent) is …

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Understanding PCOS

This is about a disorder which is quite prevalent among women of reproductive age. Mostly people possess limited information about the same, consequently giving birth to all sorts of stigma and myths surrounding the condition. Yes, I am talking about PCOS, an acronym for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. It is a condition which involves hormonal imbalances …

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