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AMAZING WORLD of MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES PART ONE

Monoclonal Antibodies have been the latest addition to our Therapeutic Armamentum to deal with some complex disease conditions. The M-Ab COCKTAIL ( for early COVID infections ) that was a theme in my recent blog is the latest entrant. Many more will be available, after their successful production in Bio-Labs. M-Abs are cool , revolutionary …

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AMAZING WORLD of MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES. PART THREE

The first two editions of this Blog have dealt with the immense scope of M-Abs as a  Novel Therapeutic Modality and  HOW they are actually manufactured in Bio-Labs . We will herewith enlist the specific M-Abs and their designated role in specific disorders.  The first Monoclonal Antibody was approved by FDA ( Muromonab CD3 ) in 1986 …

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CYTOKINE STORM SIMPLIFIED

Cytokine Storm Syndrome is also termed as HYPER-CYTOKINEMIA , meaning a huge excess of CYTOKINES in our body system, which is quite damaging as well as potentially FATAL.  CYTOKINE STORM is not exclusive to the COVID PANDEMIC……it can also occur in :  Macrophage Activation Syndrome in Rheumatological disorders, like Rheumatoid & Lupus Arthritis. HLH Hemophagocytic Lympho-Histiocytosis. CAR …

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NEWER COVID THERAPIES

Finally, a RAY OF HOPE  has fallen on the sordid saga of the COVID PANDEMIC LANDSCAPE… Research on Monoclonal Antibodies has come to our rescue. MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY COCKTAIL is made up of two Monoclonal Antibodies. These are actually LAB MANUFACTURED and offer a form of PASSIVE IMMUNITY to newly diagnosed cases of Covid. This Antibody cocktail came into the …

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NUTRITIONAL ANEMIA

MEGALOBLASTIC ANEMIA – an emerging GLOBAL PROBLEM and it’s noteworthy ELEVEN – TITBITS 1 Megaloblastic Anemia is better viewed as a multi-system disorder with ANEMIA, centrally featured by large Erythrocytes bigger than 100 fL in terms of MCV ( macro-ovalocytes ) as the classic picture. 2 Nutritional Deficiency of Vitamin B 12 ( COBALMIN) is …

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AUTISM AWARENESS

1 . AUTISM seems an inevitable consequence,  of the last few decades, when Indian families have moved from large joint families to smaller nuclear families,  whereby the toddler finds limited  avenues of socialization and human interaction in the form of nonverbal and verbal interactive communication. We can call it the side effects of the Westernization …

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