By: shinalyn baldesco
Strawberry gallbladder, commonly known as cholesterolosis and lipoidosis, is a proliferative and degenerative disease most commonly found in females in the fourth and fifth decade of life. This is usually asymptomatic but sometimes may exhibit mild symptoms such as indigestion, gas and distress after meals...
Study: 'Low level' radiation can harm you
By: Terrence Aym
For more than 100 years nuclear most experts believed that low levels of radiation have no negative effect on healthy people.New research sheds great doubt on that previous assumption.A new comprehensive study by scientists published in the peer-reviewed Cambridge Philosophical Society’s journal...
By: Lovelin Paul
A tendon is a strong fibrous tissue that connects the skeletal muscle to the bone. Ossification and calcification of tendon is seldom recognized clinically, and is otherwise known as heterotrophic calcification (that is bone formation outside its normal location). The new bone formed is in...
By: Lovelin Paul
As the name suggests, irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder affecting the large intestine, presenting with symptoms such as bloating gas, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, constipation and abdominal pain. In most cases this is triggered by food allergies and lifestyle changes. Though irritable bowel syndrome may...
By: Poppy Sunderland
Scientific researchers have demonstrated that some carbon nanotubes have the potential to be as dangerous as asbestos: They are similar in shape to asbestos fibers and can cause the same type of damage to the lining of the lung cavity, possibly resulting in future lung...
By: Heather Brennan
Lysosomes are organelles within the cell that contain hydrolytic enzymes which digest waste material within the cell. They occur in almost all eukaryotic cells. There are more than 40 different enzymes in a lysosome, each critical to the removal of specific waste products. Unfortunately, when...
Causes and symptoms of Hurler syndrome
By: Roma Lightsey
Hurler syndrome is one of several storage disorders in which the body lacks a particular enzyme needed to metabolize a substance, such as sugar. The substance builds up in the body and causes harm to organs and tissues. Hurler’s syndrome is also known as...
By: Heather Brennan
Hurler’s disease is one of over 40 different lysosomal storage diseases. These diseases are the result of mutated genes that affect the hydrolytic enzymes found in the lysosomes of cells. This organelle is responsible for the digestion of cellular waste. Malfunctioning or deficient enzymes...
Study: High fructose corn syrup promotes liver damage
By: Terrence Aym
Global health activists have warned about the inherent health dangers from the daily consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) for many years. Numerous studies have linked the artificial derivative from corn to an array of maladies including diabetes and organ damage. The human organ...
By: claire coshan
Anosmia is the medical name for the partial or complete loss of the sense of smell, and whilst this may not seem like a very pressing problem, it can cause a great deal of upset for those that suffer with it. According to the NHS...

 

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