The relationship between blood volume and arterial pressure
By: Omar Salvador
Does the volume of blood in our body have anything to do with our body's arterial pressure? It is said that the average adult has approximately five liters of blood in his body. Taking into consideration its variability due to several factors (including body size)...
Discovered: Way to reverse multiple sclerosis damage
By: Terrence Aym
A team of brilliant scientists at the universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh have announced they've successfully identified a radical new treatment for reversing the damage inflicted upon people who suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS).MS is a dreaded neurological disease that afflicts millions."Nature Neuroscience"...
What is endocrinology?
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Endocrinology is a sub-discipline of medicine that specializes in hormones. Medterms defines the specialty as “The study of hormones, their receptors, the intracellular signaling pathways they invoke, and the diseases and conditions associated with them.” The field overlaps with reproductive medicine and the...
What is endocrinology?
By: Ojo Oluwakemi
Our bodies are predestined to experience a sequence of significant changes and processes such as the ability to keep up the internal stability of the body by regulating its physiological processes regardless of the difference in the external state of the body. For instance: when...
By: P. M. Montgomery
Spinal fusion surgery stabilizes the spine by joining or fusing two or more vertebrae together so there is no longer movement between the two bones. Bone is taken from the pelvic area or from a bone bank and placed to help form new bone growth...
The role of connective tissue in the skeletal system
By: Paul Simms
There are many different types of connective tissue, and most play a pivotal role in the skeletal system. The type of materials that are composed of connective tissue range from bone to cartilage and even blood is considered a connective tissue. One of the most...
What is endocrinology?
By: Colette Georgii
Endocrinology is the study of the hormones and glands within the endocrine system and how they help organisms function correctly. From one-celled organisms to many-celled plants and complex animals, hormones are the active communicators that help the organism function correctly according to its species. How...
What is endocrinology?
By: Piper Wilson
Endocrinology is a complicated field of study. The simplest definition for endocrinology is that it is the field of science dedicated to studying hormones. In biology, hormones are secreted inside the body in endocrine glands; the whole of these glands make up the endocrine system...
By: Ann E. Smith
He just needs to sow his wild oats. Or she is somewhat easy on the eyes and with the boys. These types of expressions have existed for generations, all pointing to a certain type of behavior: promiscuity. And while promiscuity dates back thousands of years...
Innervation of the bowel: Anatomy and function
By: Melissa Patterson
First, what is the meaning of innervation? Innervation, as defined by Audio English. net, is defined as: 1. The neural or electrical arousal of an organ, muscle, or gland. 2. The distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region. Innervation of the...

 

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