Types of brain hemorrhage
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
The term "brain hemorrhage" implies the rupture of a cerebral blood vessel (usually an artery), leakage of blood into the surrounding brain tissue, and the resulting damage, including the sensory and motor deficits characteristic of stroke as well as seizures. A useful way of classifying...
By: D. Vogt
Avian flu or bird flu refers to strains of the influenza virus which circulate among bird populations - in particular, among chickens. In general terms, there is nothing particularly distinctive about bird flu compared to human flu other than its usual victims, and on occasion...
By: Katerina Nikolas
Obesity carries many health risks for men which can be reduced considerably by weight loss. Some men endeavour and lose massive amounts of weight through adopting a healthy diet and exercise routine, whilst others elect to have bariatric surgery. One of the common traits of...
Structure and function of hormones in the body
By: Tarek Musslimani
Hormones are chemical compounds which are synthesized and secreted to the circulation by specialized organs in the body and which are called endocrine glands. Hormones can be secreted to the blood circulation in response to neuronal stimulation or due to hormonal stimulation by an organ...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Overview of prostate cancer: Prostate cancer is a major health issue among elderly men as it become second only to lung cancers in causing the most number of cancer-related deaths in men. It is usually found in one out of six men above the age...
Introduction to the human skeleton
By: Stewart Lamm
Welcome to the human skeleton 101. I will go over some things you may have forgotten from science class about the human skeleton. The human skeleton consists of both fused and individual bones and those are divided into two categories, Axial and Appendicular skeleton. The...
Disorders of the human skeletal system
By: John Louie Ramos
The skeletal system is biological system that serves as the framework of each living organism. The skeletal system has many functions including supporting, allowing and organizing body movements and protecting specific sensitive internal body parts such as the brain. It can also produce blood cells...
Role of lipids in the human body
By: Tarek Musslimani
Lipids can be divided in a simple way to three major classes of chemical compounds. These are: Triglycerides and phospholipids in addition to lipoproteins. Triglycerides are usually ingested in food rich in fat. They are composed of fatty acids that are linked chemically with one...
What is blood pressure?
By: Mario Carini
In today's world of high stress, faulty diets and pollutants, blood pressure is a major concern. While many are aware of the heath problems associated with HBP, many people feel powerless to control this disease that affects and shortens so many lives. In a nutshell...
How intracerebral hemorrhage is diagnosed
By: Dr. Manura Nanayakkara
How to diagnose intra cerebral hemorrhage Intra cerebral hemorrhage, means bleeding inside the brain. Diagnosis is based on clinical features and radiological investigations. Clinical features change depending on the site and the rate of bleeding. To understand the rest of the article one must know...

 

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