Hashimoto's disease treatment
By: David J. Eloi
The thyroid gland is the largest pure endocrine gland in the human body. The thyroid is butterfly-shaped and located in the anterior of the neck, on the trachea. The thyroid gland is responsible for the production of thyroid hormone (TH), which is chiefly responsible for...
What is Hashimoto's disease?
By: Jennifer Moll - 499984
Hashimoto's disease, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is a disorder that affects your thyroid. Your immune system attacks the thyroid gland, causing inflammation that often leads to an under-active thyroid gland. Most commonly in the United States, this disorder is the cause of hypothyroidism...
What is Hashimoto's disease?
By: Krystal Nguyen
Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid. This means that your body attacks the thyroid as if it were a foreign invader. The cause for this sudden change in your immune system is not known yet, but the affects of this disease are...
Could the AIDS Virus be Viewed as a Natural way to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Barbara Griffin
AIDS is a sexually transmitted disease spread by those who have unnaturaldesires, lack proper hygiene, mingle with more than one partner and performunfaithful acts against their spouse. As far as I know AIDS has been blamedon man. I haven't heard as of yet, that nature...
How Streptococcal species are classified
By: Tami Port MS
Streptococcus is a group of Gram-positive cocci-shaped bacteria that occur in strips, or chains of cells. Understanding the classification of members of this genus can be tricky. There are many different traits used to distinguish one from another, and some of these traits are shared...
Difference between group A and B Streptococcus
By: Tami Port MS
Streptococcus is a genus of Gram-positive cocci (round) shaped bacteria that exist in chains of cells. Classification of members of this genus can be challenging, as there are many different, overlapping classification systems used to distinguish one species of Streptococcus from another. One method of...
By: Karen Struss
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is a condition whereby the prostate gland becomes enlarged. When the prostate is enlarged, it can press on the urethra thereby causing a slower and less forceful flow of urine. The onset of BPH is gradual, and there are several...
By: Hermes Roberts
To be sick is to be unwell, mentally and physically. All of us have been physically unwell at one time or other. It is one of the prerequisites of being alive. This is the reason, medication is a billion dollar industry. Some illnesses can be...
Difference between a tumor and cyst
By: Paul Simms
The major difference between a tumor and a cyst is that a tumor is composed of normal body tissue but a cyst is composed of a gas or fluid filled sac. Both tumors and cysts can be indicative of cancer, but with a tumor, the...
Diseases more prevalent in specific ethnicities
By: Hannah Russell
In the United States’ Declaration of Independence, it states that “all men are created equal.” This may be true in the way that we deal with one another, but unfortunately, health and physiology would beg to differ. Our health and the way that...

 

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