The symptoms and treatment of preeclampsia
By: Maria_Williams
Preeclampsia, also known as Toxemia or Pregnancy-induced Hypertension (PIH), is a condition affecting women in the late part of the second trimester or in the third trimester of a pregnancy, i.e. after the 20th week of pregnancy. The condition is characterized by large amounts...
Diagnosis and treatment of fibrocystic disease
By: Blaise Pascal
Though not an actual disease, fibrocystic disease is an ailment that many women have right before the onset of their menstrual period. The condition is often called fibrocystic change or fibrocystic breasts and is characterized by pain, swelling, tenderness, and lumps in the breasts that...
By: Lynn Robling
Bright’s Disease is a condition of the kidneys. Specifically it affects the blood vessels of the kidneys causing chronic inflammation. An indicator of this condition is the presence of protein (albumin) in the urine. This condition was named for Richard Bright who discovered the...
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys
By: Ann Major
While the body can subsist for many days without food, it can only last a few days without water. Since the body is comprised 75% of water and is the major ingredient for various bodily functions, chronic dehydration can have short and long-term consequences for...
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys
By: Viven Yeo
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys Each person has two kidneys. Each kidney contains millions of specialized structures called nephrons. The nephrons filter blood through the glomerulus in order to excrete waste products in urine and regulate the water and salt balance in...
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys
By: Alice Morris
The Effects of Chronic Dehydration on the Kidneys Chronic dehydration causes severe and some time irreversible damage to the kidneys. It is a condition where a significient volume of fluid is loss over time without replacement. This dehydrated state overwhelmed the kidneys compensenatory systems’ ability...
By: Viven Yeo
The effects of chronic kidney disease on the cardiovascular system Heart disease is the most common cause of death in people with chronic kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease is a disease where the function of the kidneys is poorer than normal. The functions of the...
An overview of fibroinflammatory conditions
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Fibroinflammatory disorders are relatively new designations for rare heterogeneous disease states in which inflammation causes tissue damage and scarring, known as fibrosis. Idiopathic fibroinflammatory disorders have no known cause or mechanism, and those with known causes are secondary to these idiopathic processes. Meaning that the...
By: Prabhu Peiris
There is a lack of a comprehensive article regarding fibroinflammatory conditions. But, the available literature provides a variety of presentations of the condition. This article is prepared by using the case presentations published regarding the disease. Fibroinflammatory Pseudotumors of the Temporal Bone These are a...
The effects of chronic kidney disease on the cardiovascular system
By: Ann Major
The effects of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on the cardiovascular system (CVD) is a critical relationship, as people with severe CKD are the highest risk group for cardiovascular problems: angina, heart attack/failure, stroke. They are more likely to die of these diseases than develop kidney...

 

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