Hormonal regulation of proteins metabolism in the human body
By: Tarek Musslimani
In this article, I will discuss hormonal regulation of proteins metabolism in the body which are usually synthesized in the liver. Especially notable here are the immunoglobulins, which are proteins that play a role in the immunology in the body. They usually function as antibodies...
The case for addressing medical errors more seriously
By: Yudi Wibisono
Medical care is one of the most conversed topics, not only in the past, but more so in this century and the future ahead, as we have an increasing number of people who need access to medical care. At some point in their lives, individuals...
By: Lynette Alice
Pearly penile papule treatment is both a safe and effective surgery, but not necessarily permanent in all cases. Pearly penile papules are small raised bumps which ring the head of the rim of the penis. Because they often appear in what looks like organized rows...
What is a neurotransmitter?
By: Tarek Musslimani
A neurotransmitter is a chemical compound that is sythesized and secreted by neurons in the nervous system to the synaptic cleft between adjacent neurons. There the neurotransmitter binds to receptors on the cellular membrane and induces either depolarization or hyperpolarization of the adjacent cell. This...
Overview of thyroid hormone
By: Tarek Musslimani
Thyroid hormone is a derivative of the amino acid tyrosine. It has iodine atoms attached to it. Therefore, its biosynthesis requires iodide ions that must be supplied in the diet in the form of tablets. Otherwise Goiter can result in individuals that are deprived of...
Overview of neurotransmitters in the autonomic nervous system
By: Tarek Musslimani
Neurotransmitters in the autonomic nervous system are divided into cholinergic neurotransmitters with the neurotransmitter acetylcholine being the major neurotransmitter in this group of neurotransmitters. The other type of neurotransmitters in the autonomic nervous system are the adrenergic neurotransmitters and include the two neurotransmitters norepinephrine and...
Overview of the physiology of the human ear
By: Tarek Musslimani
The human ear is a unique structure in the body because of its specialized function of processing sound waves into electrical signals which are eventually perceived by us as voice. The human ear is like the human eye limited by its ability to perceive all...
The different types of organ systems and their functions in humans
By: Steve Christensen
It’s one of those biological hierarchies we all learned in high school science class: Complex molecules aggregate to form cells; cells cooperate to form tissues; tissues organize to form organs; a group of organs comprises an organ system; and an assemblage of organ systems...
Exercising tips for after hip replacement surgery
By: Silva Payne
When you have a hip replaced, or even resurfaced, it is important to exercise as soon as possible after surgery. This does not mean you should try and play tennis straight away or run a marathon. It simply means that gentle exercises that gradually increase...
By: Ft Wells
From time to time, a physician will find a drug that he/she would like to administer to a patient. The problem is that the drug cannot enter the brain. One example is Dopamine. This could help individuals diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease but dopamine is unable...

 

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