Human oral microbiome crisis at the end of 18th c.?

Scholars have recently shown a clear increase in the frequency of caries and tooth loss for humans after the end of the 18th c. [1] For the authors, changes in nutrition (more sugar) and dental health (possibly higher frequency of tooth extraction) could be the underlying factors which led to th...

By Philippe Charlier

Tuesday/Thursday shutdowns as a reduced economic impact alternative for epidemic control

Total isolation and quarantine are being deployed in citiesaffected by the COVID-19 infection. These measures, while effective, have devastating socio-economic consequences. An alternative method which could achieve a major reduction in the infection's basic reproduction rate but with less econo...

By Neil Stacey

Epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries among patients in a tertiary care public hospital.

Musculoskeletal disorders are a major cause of morbidity, influence health and quality of life and impose an enormous burden on our healthcare system. Injury is now a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Injuries on roads, at home and in work place have progressively increase...

By Dr Mohit Kumar Patralekh