Causes of lymphadenopathy
By: Zain Arif
Although lymphadenopathy often raises concerns of serious illness, it is in most cases a result of relatively benign infections. The human body has approximately six hundred lymph nodes, of which only those in certain regions are palpable in a healthy individual. Lymphadenopathy is a condition...
By: Fate Tertium
Scattered throughout the bodies are the lymph nodes, fortresses of the body that guard against pathogens or foreign substances that manage to find their way into the body tissue. Within each of these lymph nodes are thousands of lymphocytes, white blood cells which play a...
The role of the immune system in asthma
By: Ann Major
The body's first line of defense against any foreign invader such as germs or bacteria is the immune system (a complex group of cells and organs that fight against infection and other harmful particles). When the immune system is weakened or impaired in any way...
The effects of laminopathy on the human body
By: Blaise Pascal
Lamins play an important role in the function and regulation of cells in the body. There are two types of lamins, the A-type and the B-type. Because of how important they are, problems with these lamins can result in serious and rare genetic disorders called...
The effects of laminopathy on the human body
By: Zain Arif
Laminopathy encompasses a broad range of rare genetic disorders brought about by a mutation in the human genetic structure. The part of the gene affected is responsible for encoding proteins of the nuclear lamina. The primary building blocks of the nuclear lamina are nuclear intermediate...
The role of the immune system in asthma
By: Cyndi Li
If you or someone you know has asthma, you’re well aware of how allergens in the atmosphere and other things can trigger an attack. Did you also know that your immune system may be a culprit as well? This article will explore the role...
The role of acetate in hangovers
By: Zain Arif
Hangovers are caused by drinking too much alcohol, although exactly what constitutes “too much” varies from person to person. The symptoms for a hangover typically start once the blood alcohol level drops significantly and has reached, or is close to, zero. According to a...
The role of acetate in hangovers
By: Michael Carroll
Veisalgi cephalagia sounds like a serious medical condition and, as researchers admit, there are more theories than studies, one with little hope. Nevertheless, it is a commonly experienced condition that can easily be avoided and, although there is no known cure, it doesn’t normally...
Causes and treatment of thrombophilia
By: Dr. Manura Nanayakkara
Thrombophilia is a cluster of congenital and acquired diseases characterized by an increased tendency to form clots inside the blood vessels (thrombosis). Congenital conditions are inborn and acquired diseases which occur in later in life. Usually thrombophilia results in venous thrombosis, and it can result...
By: Jeffrey Graf
Diagnosing heart failure candidates presents a challenge for cardiologists because heart disease may be progressing while the heart is apparently pumping normally. Direct observation of the coronary arteries, those that supply the heart itself, is invasive or requires interpretation of indirect measurements through medical imaging...

 

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