India’s spectacular growth halts – Malnutrition

Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) program for children below 6 years and pregnant and nursing mothers. This program includes preschool education for children in the 3–6-year-age group, immunization of children and mothers, health checkup by medical officers, referral services for health, and education about importance of nutrition. Summary The children of India are malnourished becauseContinue reading “India’s spectacular growth halts – Malnutrition”

Syndromes associated with Ankyloglossia

Ankyloglossia can be a part of certain syndromes such as X-linked cleft palate (OMIM 303400) and van der Woude syndrome (OMIM 119300), Opitz syndrome and Kindler syndrome. Ankyloglossia is commonly seen as an isolated finding in an otherwise normal child. The incidence of ankyloglossia in various reports ranges from 0.02% to as high as 4.8%Continue reading “Syndromes associated with Ankyloglossia”

Nutrition is required for Healthy Mouth, why? — DrMadhusudhan’s Blog

Nutrition is essential for human development and is the focal point of health and well being. According to the WHO, Nutrition is the science of food and its relationship to health and Malnutrition is the cellular imbalance between the supply of the nutrients and the energy and the body’s demand for them to ensure growth, […]Continue reading “Nutrition is required for Healthy Mouth, why? — DrMadhusudhan’s Blog”

Nutrition is required for Healthy Mouth, why? — DrMadhusudhan’s Blog

Nutrition is essential for human development and is the focal point of health and well being. According to the WHO, Nutrition is the science of food and its relationship to health and Malnutrition is the cellular imbalance between the supply of the nutrients and the energy and the body’s demand for them to ensure growth, […]Continue reading “Nutrition is required for Healthy Mouth, why? — DrMadhusudhan’s Blog”

Saliva-The Versatile fluid

An outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) is emerging and rapidly spreading worldwide. Saliva stands at the entry of respiratory system and was also found COVID-19 nucleic acid positive. Saliva is gaining importance day by day and is functionally equivalent to the serum maintaining a physiological state of the body, including hormonal, emotional, nutritional, and metabolicContinue reading “Saliva-The Versatile fluid”

Ankyloglossia or Tongue tie

Ankyloglossia or tongue tie is a congenital condition that results when the inferior lingual frenulum is too short and is attached to the tip of the tongue, limiting its normal movements. Ankyloglossia can lead to a range of problems such as difficulties in breast feeding, speech impediments, poor oral hygiene, malocclusion, inability in deglutition, thusContinue reading “Ankyloglossia or Tongue tie”

India’s spectacular growth halts – Malnutrition

Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) program for children below 6 years and pregnant and nursing mothers. This program includes preschool education for children in the 3–6-year-age group, immunization of children and mothers, health checkup by medical officers, referral services for health, and education about importance of nutrition. Summary The children of India are malnourished becauseContinue reading “India’s spectacular growth halts – Malnutrition”

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