The effects of chronic kidney disease on the cardiovascular system
By: Ann Major
The effects of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on the cardiovascular system (CVD) is a critical relationship, as people with severe CKD are the highest risk group for cardiovascular problems: angina, heart attack/failure, stroke. They are more likely to die of these diseases than develop kidney...
By: Prabhu Peiris
What is Chemotherapy? Various therapeutic methods are used to treat cancer. They include surgery, radiotherapy, laser treatment and chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is a regimen of drugs used to fight against the cancerous cells. Neoplastic cells are rapidly proliferating cells. The drugs included in chemotherapy are capable...
The relationship between fasting and chemotherapy outcomes
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The association between nutrition and disease has been of interest for a number of conditions, including obesity-related disease, allergies and sensitivities, and immune responses to pathogens and tumor development. The potential beneficial effects of diet have focused primarily on prevention – what to eat, how...
The effect of chronic dehydration on the kidneys
By: Mary Paliescheskey
The kidney's function in the body is to maintain the water balance and remove waste products. According to the National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse at the National Institute of health, the kidneys filter the blood, processing about 200 quarts of blood and removing...
The effects of chronic kidney disease on the cardiovascular system
By: Mary Paliescheskey
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is defined as the slow loss of kidney function over time by the National Library of Medicine. Many factors can affect kidney function including diabetes and high blood pressure. Without treatment, the functioning of the kidneys continues to decrease until end...
The relationship between fasting and chemotherapy outcomes
By: Ann Major
According to latest research, the relationship between fasting and chemotherapy outcomes is a symbiotic one. By using fasting practices, along with sessions of chemotherapy, it is an effective strategy in combating cancer cells. Chemotherapy involves the use of strong drugs to eradicate cancer cells, resulting...
The relationship between fasting and chemotherapy outcomes
By: Mary Paliescheskey
Chemotherapy destroys normal cells and cancer cells at the same time. Medical science is constantly looking for ways to specifically target the cancer cells at a greater rate than normal body cells. One way to do this is to create a differential stress resistance method...
By: J. Lang Wood
Cleft palate is one of the most common birth defects that affect children in North America, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It can cause problems in breathing, feeding and learning to speak. Fortunately, cleft palate repair is done routinely throughout the United...
Structure and genes of the HIV genome
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus (lentivirus family). Its genome is made of RNA, instead of DNA like humans and other animals, or even like most other viruses. Inside each virus molecule are two identical strands of RNA and three enzymes necessary for viral...
By: Loredana Ghitescu
In 2009, a panel of scientists headed by Kevin Weeks of the University of North Carolina managed to decode the full structure of the HIV-1 genome by means of a technique called SHAPE (selective 2'-hydroxyl acylation analyzed by primer extension). A report on the findings...

 

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