By: John Atchison
Say the word bisexual to some and they will tell you that it simply does not exist. You will hear statements like, "You are or your not" or possibly, "there is no in between when it comes to sexuality". This misconception has been one that...
By: Amelia Emery
The definition of aneuploidy is when the number of chromosomes found in a cell is either higher or lower than normal. In human cells, the correct number of chromosomes is 46. Anything more or less than this number would be considered to be an aneuploid...
By: Amelia Emery
Aneuploidy is a condition in which the number of chromosomes in a cell is either higher or lower than the normal number. Cells with extra or fewer chromosomes do not function normally due to the imbalance of chromosomes as well as the extra genetic expression...
The causes of color blindness
By: Marsha Bergeron
How many people have seen someone (usually a man) and thought to yourself “Oh my goodness did he get dressed in the dark this morning?” Not everyone you see garishly dressed is doing it for effect or simply has no fashion sense, many...
Vascular damage caused by hypertension
By: Sarah Heller
Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure that does not respond to treatment. Hypertension can cause moderate and severe vascular damage. In order to understand this damage, however, it is first necessary to understand what healthy arteries and veins look like. In general...
By: Sarah Heller
Resistant hypertension is high blood pressure that does not respond to treatment. Specifically, this condition is defined as blood pressure that remains elevated above a specified treatment goal despite administration of a drug regimen consisting of three different drugs. Because some cases of high blood...
Tips on traveling after a knee replacement
By: Susan Jackson
Anyone who has had a total knee replacement knows the pain and physical work that goes into rehabilitating the knee. The physical therapy exercise program is designed to stretch muscles tightened through months and years of poor alignment and incorrect gait due to pain, and...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
Hypertension (HTN), commonly known as high blood pressure, induces pathological changes throughout the cardiovascular system, particularly in the body's arteries. One reason that arteries suffer a disproportionate amount of damage stems from the basic anatomy of the human circulatory system. The left ventricle of the...
Vascular damage caused by hypertension
By: Effie Moore Salem
Normally, blood surges through vessels at a pace non damaging to the vascular system; high blood pressure is not normal as it rushes through at an increased pace. The pressure damages the cells of the interior lining of the blood vessels.They gradually lose their...
By: Amy Schwerdtfeger
DNC stands for dilation and curettage and is often a necessary procedure for a woman. The surgery widens and opens the cervix, while scraping out the contents of the uterus. DNC is used for both treatment and diagnosis of various conditions. First there is a...

 

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