Posts By Lavanya

Living Without Vaccines

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Every little baby when born is treated as a special bundle who is welcomed onto this planet with a gentle pat on its butt, a kiss on the forehead, and about twenty-four vaccine shots. (That&hellip

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Difference between night sweats and hot flashes

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Hot flashes Hot flashes are a feeling of warmth and redness that predominantly occurs during menopause. Around 75% of women experience hot flashes as menopausal symptoms. It causes profuse sweating and at times may even&hellip

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Difference between blood and lymph

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The human body is majorly made up of a lot of fluids. These fluids also called the body fluids perform different functions necessary for efficient functioning of the body. These fluids include bood, lymph and&hellip

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Difference between Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen

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The advancements in microbial studies and drugs that work against them have been exponential for the last 20 years. In recent times, methods of treatment majorly involve administration of drugs in contrast to the age&hellip

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Difference between Doxycycline Monohydrate and Hyclate

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There are a number of drugs that are almost similar in function and are hence used alternatively to treat the same disease. Doxycycline Monohydrate and Doxycycline Hyclate are two such drugs. Though very similar in&hellip

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Difference between crohn’s and colitis

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Science as a subject is an extremely intiguing one for the simple reason that there is no end to new discoveries. Being a broad field of study, it can be narrowed down to its 3&hellip

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Difference between bacteria and virus

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Virus and bacteria are infective agents that have been studied by biologists for many years. Although they are extremely small in size, these microorganisms have various features that differentiate them from other microorganisms that exist&hellip

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Difference between dentist and orthodontist

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Being a doctor is never easy. The only thing that is probably tougher, is studying to be a doctor. The excruciating years of study however, are a complete pay off as towards the end all&hellip

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Difference between STI and STD

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With all the education, public forums and news that have been going around, one can almost be sure that at least 99% of the adult population is aware of Sexually transmitted diseases. It is probably&hellip

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Difference between herpes and cold sores

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The society nowadays has been raising awareness on various topics and issues that for long have been considered a social stigma. The rise in awareness of herpes has almost paralleled the number of times the&hellip

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Why do humans need sleep?

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After a long, hard day at work, the one thing that most of us look forward to is a long, good night’s sleep. Lack of sleep for even a day leaves us feeling irritable and&hellip

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Ways to start labor

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The human body is wonderfully organized system that takes care of every little detail starting from the onset of pregnancy to even after the child is out of the womb. While labor is often a&hellip

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Difference between good carbs and bad carbs

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Most diet plans as advised by doctors, dieticians and nutritionists almost never have much carbohydrate containing foods in them. If by chance carbohydrates are included, one can be almost 100% sure that these are good&hellip

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Difference between oxycodone and hydrocodone

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When I was little and had my usual leg and muscle cramps, my parents used to ask me to grit my teeth and bear the pain and would usually follow it up with their popular&hellip

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Signs of dehydration

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The human body is made up of almost 70% of water. The various statistics that have been presented on the amount of water required per day to survive goes to show the importance of water.&hellip

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