Report: Medical breakthroughs give hope for humans to live to 150
By: Terrence Aym
During the last decade age researchers have made one breakthrough after another and many now see some of the current generation of babies reaching 150 years old.Eradication of some diseases and new understanding of such traditional killers as heart disease, cancer and diabetes has...
By: Lee Caleca
Cognitive therapy and literally making connections is easy using brain games. Making connections is literally about your brain creating new neurons and neural connections throughout your entire life. It was thought at one time that brain cells, once they died off naturally or were otherwise...
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys
By: Ann Major
While the body can subsist for many days without food, it can only last a few days without water. Since the body is comprised 75% of water and is the major ingredient for various bodily functions, chronic dehydration can have short and long-term consequences for...
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys
By: Viven Yeo
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys Each person has two kidneys. Each kidney contains millions of specialized structures called nephrons. The nephrons filter blood through the glomerulus in order to excrete waste products in urine and regulate the water and salt balance in...
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys
By: Alice Morris
The Effects of Chronic Dehydration on the Kidneys Chronic dehydration causes severe and some time irreversible damage to the kidneys. It is a condition where a significient volume of fluid is loss over time without replacement. This dehydrated state overwhelmed the kidneys compensenatory systems’ ability...
By: Viven Yeo
The effects of chronic kidney disease on the cardiovascular system Heart disease is the most common cause of death in people with chronic kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease is a disease where the function of the kidneys is poorer than normal. The functions of the...
An overview of fibroinflammatory conditions
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Fibroinflammatory disorders are relatively new designations for rare heterogeneous disease states in which inflammation causes tissue damage and scarring, known as fibrosis. Idiopathic fibroinflammatory disorders have no known cause or mechanism, and those with known causes are secondary to these idiopathic processes. Meaning that the...
By: Prabhu Peiris
There is a lack of a comprehensive article regarding fibroinflammatory conditions. But, the available literature provides a variety of presentations of the condition. This article is prepared by using the case presentations published regarding the disease. Fibroinflammatory Pseudotumors of the Temporal Bone These are a...
By: Viven Yeo
Brain plasticity: Healing and growth in the adult brain Brain plasticity means that the brain is able to change in order to adapt to new experiences. It does this by changing the number and connections of the cells in the brain. Neurons can grow and...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Brain plasticity refers to the brain's ability to mold itself in response to various environmental stimuli and brain injury. It entails the structural and functional changes that can take place in the brain cells, in relation to its synaptic connections with other brain cells as...

 

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