Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pulmonary function test

Dr.Jeena Aslam BHMS,MD(Hom) Introduction:- The patient and the doctor are equally curious to get at the exact diagnosis. When the doctor asks for some tests...

Two New Studies Find Anti-Homeopathy Review Wrong

In August of 2005, the prestigious British medical journal the Lancet published a review comparing clinical trials of homeopathy with trials of conventional medicine....

Venous Drainage of Lower Limbs

Dr  Meera Narendran BHMS,MD(Hom) The lower limbs has superficial and deep veins; the superficial veins are in subcutaneous tissue, and the deep veins are in...

Surface anatomy Anterior abdominal wall

Terminologies in surgical practice Anatomical Directions Anterior (ventral) = toward front of body Posterior (dorsal) = toward back of body Medial = toward midline of body Lateral = toward...

Anatomy and applied anatomy of the breast

The breast or the mammary gland is the most important structure in the pectoral region. Both men and women have breasts; but they are...

Applied anatomy of Mouth

The mouth extends from the lips to the oropharyngeal isthmus which is the junction of the mouth with the pharynx. It is subdivided in...

Anatomy and applied aspects of Pleura & Lungs

Pleura Each lung is enclosed in a serous pleural sac consisting two continuous membrane called visceral and parietal pleura. The two layers are continuous with...

Adrenal glands and homoeopathy

Dr.Sheeba The adrenal glands are two small flattened bodies of a yellowish color, situated at the back part of the abdomen, behind the peritoneum, and...

Role of anatomy in understanding health

Health  is  a   condition  in  which  the   spiritual   Vital   Force   rules  with  unbounded sway and retains all parts of the organism in admirable, harmonious,       ...

Adrenal (suprarenal) Gland – applied anatomy

Dr Sunila BHMS,MD(Hom) The suprarenal (adrenal) glands are two small bodies of a yellowish colour, flattened anteroposteriorly and situated one on each side of the...

Ventricular System of Brain and its applied anatomy

D .Sreekumar.A. Email : hmctirur@gmail.com The central nervous system  consists of the brain and the spinal cord immersed in the cerebrospinal fluid. Weighing about 3 pounds (1.4 kilograms)...

Atalano Axial Joint

Dr Sunila BHMS,MD(Hom) Three separate synovial joints; median and two laterals, connect the atlas and axis. These joints move as one unit and permit rotation...

Uterus and its appendages

Dr. Meera Narendran BHMS,MD(Hom) The uterus is a hollow, thick walled muscular organs - lies in the lesser pelvis normally with its body lying on...

Hip joint – Applied Anatomy

Dr Meera Narendran  BHMS,MD(Hom) Hip joint is a strong and stable multiaxial synovial joint of ball and socket type. femoral head is the ball and...

Adrenal glands – applied aspects

Dr P Muhammed Muneer BHMS,MD(Hom) The two adrenal glands : each of which weighs about 4 grams – lie at the superior poles of the...

Applied Anatomy of Facial Nerve

Dr P Muhammed Muneer BHMS,MD(Hom) Anatomy of Facial Nerve The facial nerve has a motor and sensory root, the latter being the nervus intermedius. The two...

Applied physiology of thyroid gland

Dr Smitha Madavan  BHMS,MD(Hom) It is highly vascular , largest endocrine ductless gland lies deep to the sternothyroid and sternohyoid muscles from the level of...

Wrist joint – applied anatomy

Dr  Jyothi K  BHMS, MD(Hom) Wrist joint This joint is also called radio-carpal joint. It is a synovial joint of ellipsoid type, formed by the articulation...

Applied Anatomy of Inferior Vena Cava

Dr.Anitha MA   BHMS,MD(Hom) Dr Padiyar Homoeopathic Medical College. Kerala The inferior venacava conveys blood to the right atrium from all the structures below the diaphragm....

Pharynx – Applied aspects

Dr Binu K BHMS,MD(Hom) The pharynx is a wide muscular tube situated behind the nose, the mouth, and the larynx. Clinically it is considered as...