Kidneys

The Brain
The Brain
The Brain Your brain has two sides. And each has a distinctly different way of looking at the world. Do you realize that in order for you to read this article, the two sides of your brain must do completely different things? The more we integrate those two sides, the more integrated we become as people. Integration not only increases our ability to solve problems more creatively, but to control physical maladies such as epilepsy and migranes, replace certain damaged brain functions and even lear
THE BUBONIC PLAGUE
THE BUBONIC PLAGUE
THE BUBONIC PLAGUE Rana Kundu Introduction Plague, was a term that was applied in the Middle Ages to all fatal epidemic diseases, but now it is only applied to an acute, infectious, contagious disease of rodents and humans, caused by a short, thin, gram-negative bacillus. In humans, plague occurs in three forms: bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, and septicemic plague. The best known form is the bubonic plague and it is named after buboes, or enlarged, inflamed lymph nodes, which are characterist
HYPERTENSION
HYPERTENSION
HYPERTENSION ************************************************************** Blood pressure Blood pressure is the force with which your heart pumps blood through the body. Occasional increases in blood pressure levels are not unusual. Hypertension Hypertension is high blood pressure. When heart beats (contracts and relaxes) it pumps out a certain volume of blood. The maximum arterial pressure, measured in mm Hg, determines the systolic reading and the lowest reading of this pressure is called t
Obesity
Obesity
Obesity Obesity also called CORPULENCE, or FATNESS, excessive accumulation of body fat, usually caused by the consumption of more calories than the body can use. The excess calories are then stored as fat, or adipose tissue. Overweight, if moderate, is not necessarily obesity, particularly in muscular or large-boned individuals. In general, however, a body weight 20 percent or more over the optimum tends to be associated with obesity. The body's ability to adjust food intake to body needs can be
Medical Testing On Animals
Medical Testing On Animals
Medical Testing on Animals Every year, nearly 100 million animals die in research laboratories at the hands of curious scientists who perform outdated and inaccurate tests that prove no benefit to humans or animals. Before these animals die, they are routinely burned, scalded, poisoned, starved, given electric shocks, addicted to drugs, subjected to near freezing temperatures, dosed with radioactive elements, driven insane, deliberately inflicted with diseases such as cancer, diabetes, oral infe
Dialysis
Dialysis
Dialysis Biology 202A Anatomy & Physiology II Professor Debra Dutton September 27, 2012 Throughout the United States and other countries, there are many people that suffer from renal failure every day. Dialysis is a way of helping with the kidneys. The kidneys are responsible for filtering all of the wastes products from the blood. It restores the proper balance of electrolytes in the body and eliminates extra fluid from the body also. Even though many individual’s kidneys don’t work as properl
Alterations in Renal Function quiz
Alterations in Renal Function quiz
Week 4 : Alterations in Renal Function - Quiz 4 Time Remaining: Page 2 Question 1.1. What is the ratio of coronary capillaries to cardiac muscle cells? (Points : 2) 1:1 (one capillary per one muscle cell) 1:2 (one capillary per two muscle cells) 1:4 (one capillary per four muscle cells) 1:10 (one capillary per ten muscle cells) Question 2.2. Which cytokines initiate the production of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH)? (Points : 2) IL–1 and IL-6 IL-2 and TNF-a IFN and IL-12 TNF-ß and IL-4 Qu
Critical Thinking Scenario
Critical Thinking Scenario
Critical Thinking Scenario Ethics and Social Responsibility/ETH316 After reading the transcript from ABC News regarding the story “Blood Money” I realized that some people will see the story differently, some might find it offensive while others might not find it offensive. The ethical issue concerning this article is the illegal kidneys and other organ sales that are going on in China and the USA. These kidneys and other organs are coming from incarcerated men and women who have been found gui
Amber Mileski
Amber Mileski
Amber Mileski English 111 Compare and Contrast 26 March 2017 Fighting the Battle Against Drugs The use of drugs has increased in recent years, according to numerous articles in medical journals. They threaten communities all over the world because of how affect the organs of the body and their functions. Crack and cocaine are two of these dangerous drugs. Thus, it is important for health care professionals to have knowledge about them in order to deal with any problems related to their use that
Amber Mileski
Amber Mileski
Amber Mileski English 111 Compare and Contrast 26 March 2017 Fighting the Battle Against Drugs The utilization of med ications has expanded , as indicated by various articles in medicinal diaries. They debilitate groups everywhere throughout the world in view of how influence the organs of the body and their capacities. Split and cocaine are two of these risky medications. In this way, it is imperative for social insurance experts to know about them keeping in mind the end goal to manage any is
Blood Pressure The A ffects of Physical Activity o
Blood Pressure The A ffects of Physical Activity o
Blood Pressure The A ffects of Physical Activity on Blood Pressure Introduction The heart is a muscle that pumps blood into the body ' s organs and tissues. Blood is pumped out of the left side of the heart into the arteries - the blood vessels that carry the blood ' s oxygen and nutrients to your body. As the blood pumps out of the heart and into the arteries, it pushes against the artery walls. Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure of the blood in the artery. Blood pressure measure