Drug treatment in the virologic suppression of HIV
By: Steven J. Wamback
IntroductionAmong the first lines of defense in the prevention of the exacerbation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus to "full-blown" CDC-defined AIDS among HIV infected individuals is the prevention of or the reduction of the virus' ability to replicate its genetic material, RNA. Certain RNA protease inhibitors...
How the liver works
By: Elizabeth Hedger
The liver is located in the upper right of the abdomen, under the diaphragm and above the stomach, right kidney, and intestines. It consists of two lobes, each in turn composed of numerous lobules. All the lobules are connected to a network of ducts that...
Understanding skin, its roles and functions
By: Martha Leonard
The next time you are relaxing on a beautiful beach, enjoying the cool breezes and working on that suntan, remember to take care of the largest and one of the most important organs of your body—your skin. This amazing, complex part of the body...
How the liver works
By: Stephen H
The liver is the largest organ in the human body and has many roles to perform to ensure a healthy body. It plays a crucial role in ensuring the body's metabolism. Three of its main functions are, it makes bile which helps us digest food...
How the liver works
By: Shannyn Hughes
THE LIVERThe liver is one of the largest and most important internal organs. Protected by ribs, the liver is located in the upper right hand side of the abdomen. It has many functions (over 500) and can be likened to a chemical processing factory. Many...
Understanding skin, its roles and functions
By: A.R. Marth
Skin. It's all over you, and you can't see anything else. What it is for? How does it work? And why?Your skin is the biggest organ in (or on) your body. It is huge compared to your other organs. Only your liver comes close...
Explaining different blood types
By: Shukhrat Kholtaev
In Japan it is considered that the type of the blood - indicator of the individuality of man, it is similar to the Western faith in the signs of zodiacal signs (tradition of zodiac also it is used in modern Japan). This tradition, as...
How the liver works
By: A.R. Marth
Put your hand at the base of your ribs, on the front of your body and to the right. This is where the second-largest organ in your body sits, and does its work. Weighing in at around three pounds, your liver is only outsized by...
By: Jenny Corvette
Between the years 1537 and 1543, Andreas Vesalius dissected several human cadavers while a professor of anatomy at Padua. With such research he was able to expose for the first time in history the correct anatomy of the human body. There eventually developed a full...
By: Jenny Corvette
In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a handsome young man who fell in love with his image in a stream and stares at it so long he starves to death. A young woman was foolish enough to fall in love with him. The poor girl wasted...

 

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