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...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Infections are diseases caused by organisms which enter an animal host and colonize within the host tissues to initiate a pathological process. All human beings are susceptible to infections, though many such infections will resolve without any complications through natural means. Furthermore, once a person...
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...
Types of laminopathy
By: Blaise Pascal
Laminopathies are a group of genetic disorders that are characterized by mutations in the lamins of cells of the human body. Over 250 different mutations have been known to occur in the lamins and these kinds of mutations can lead to the development of over...
By: Dr. Manura Nanayakkara
Diabetes mellitus is a group of common metabolic disorders characterized by increased blood glucose levels. They are caused by a complex interplay of environmental and genetic factors. In diabetes mellitus, increased blood glucose is caused by a decreased insulin (a hormone secreted by the pancreas...
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: Melody St. John
The liver is a vital organ that plays a major role in important body functions. One of its major functions is removing alcohol and other toxic substances in the blood. When the liver loses its capacity to detoxify the blood, brain function deteriorates resulting in...
Types of Staphylococcus bacteria that infect humans
By: Effie Moore Salem
Staphylococcus bacteria are normally found in the mouth and nose and are harmless and cause no infection. Yet, out of the 30 or more varieties known to cause disease, staphylococcus aureus is the villain most blamed. The type of diseases caused by the various stages...
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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