By: Tarek Musslimani
In this article, I will discuss an important disorder of the antidiuretic hormone which is an important hormone for the regulation of water balance in the body as will be discussed later. This hormone has two clinical syndromes that are both involved in the control...
Causes of pituitary gland hypofunction
By: Tarek Musslimani
The pituitary gland is a small endocrine gland that is located at the bottom aspect of the brain, below the hypothalamus. Despite its small size it is of paramount importance due to the hormonal control that it exerts on other endocrine glands in the body...
The functions of human growth hormone
By: Tarek Musslimani
In this article, I will discuss briefly the effect of human growth hormone on the metabolism of biomolecules inside the body, namely, proteins, carbohydrates and lipids. I mentioned the word human because each creature has different growth hormone in structure and function. In humans, deficiency...
Military experiments: Using chemical weapons and drugs on humans
By: Dana Kadir
The 22nd Anniversary of the Bombardment of the City of Halabja by the Former Iraqi Government on the 16th of March 1988! I would like to tell you that what happened to the Kurds 22 years ago in our Homeland (the Iraqi Kurdistan). The city...
Classification of human bones
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
The adult human body consists of 206 bones and the infant body would have about 270. These structures are located in various parts of the body and are involved with different types of functions that play a vital part in the maintenance and every day...
By: Heather Hamel
Inositol, also known as myo-inositol, is considered one part of the B vitamin complex. It combines with choline to produce lecithin, which is needed for healthy development of all your cell membranes. Inositol is necessary for the proper functioning of nerves, brain, and muscles. It...
Types of hormones that regulate gastrointestinal tract function
By: Tarek Musslimani
Function of the various parts of the gastrointestinal tract is tightly regulated by hormones that are secreted into the circulation in an endocrine fasion by specialized cells all over the gastrointestinal system. Secretions other than hormones and which assist in the digestive process occurs in...
The integumentary system explained
By: Krystal Willis
The integumentary system includes the skin, hair, nails, and glands of the body. The skin serves many important purposes including protecting the body against infection, gathering sensory information, maintaining a regular body temperature, and keeps the body from drying out (dehydration). The skin is made...
Anatomy of cardiac muscles
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Human anatomy consist of many types of cells and among them, muscle cells play a pivotal functioning in the macro movements as well as in the movements which are performed at a micro level. Some movements are made voluntarily as in the limb movements whereas...
What happens in the walking gait cycle
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Definition:Gait is the terminology used to describe the way human locomotion takes place, or else to describe the way we walk or run. The walking gait is the specific process which involves the lower limbs at the time of a person walking. The description of...

 

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