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Glaucoma - eye disease

Glaucoma - eye disease

Glaucoma is a serious and progressive EYE condition in which the cells at the front of the OPTIC NERVE where it intersects with the RETINA, the retinal ganglia, die, resulting in vision loss. Early diagnosis and treatment can minimize vision loss. Health experts estimate that 5 million Americans have glaucoma, though

Clusters of differentiation

Clusters of differentiation

What is Clusters of differentiation Clusters of differentiation - a system of classifying lymphocytes according to the collections of antigens on the surface of their cell membranes, also called CD markers. Each CD has a specific role in cell signaling and communication, guiding cell function and response. CDs are

Hair - definition and function

Hair - definition and function

Hair are the fibers that grow from the hair follicles. Not far above the root of the hair follicle the cells that form the hair fiber are dead, hardened into their shape through compression within the follicle as new cells emerging from the hair’s root push them upward. A hair fiber is five or six cells in

Pharmacokinetics definition

Pharmacokinetics definition

Pharmacokinetics - The timing of a DRUG’s absorption, METABOLISM, action, and excretion. Pharmacokinetics is an element of DOSAGE determination and the EFFICACY of a drug. Many variables unique to an individual influence the rate of a drug’s entry into, stay within, and passage from the body. Mathematical

Abortion procedure - what is, information and complications

What is Abortion procedure The end of a PREGNANCY before the FETUS is viable (capable of independent life). Abortion may occur spontaneously (commonly called miscarriage) or be induced to end a pregnancy. In the United States, federal law mandates the availability of induced abortion, and state laws regulate the

Carrier and bacterial or viral infection

Carrier and bacterial or viral infection

Carrier is a person who has a bacterial or viral INFECTION but does not show symptoms or become ill because of the infection and yet can pass the infection on to other people. A third of people who have infectious HEPATITIS are carriers, for example. In some circumstances treating the infection eliminates it so the

Aspirin Therapy for heart

Aspirin Therapy for heart

Aspirin Therapy is a form of ANTICOAGULATION THERAPY to help prevent BLOOD clots from developing, which doctors prescribe as a prophylactic measure for HEART ATTACK and STROKE. Aspirin has a moderate anticoagulation effect. It interferes with PLATELET AGGREGATION, the first step in the clotting process. Aspirin blocks