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Diarrhea - causes and treatment

Diarrhea - causes and treatment

Diarrhea - watery or frequent bowel movements. Diarrhea can have serious health consequences for the very young, the very old, and those who have debilitating illnesses. It is important to increase fluid consumption when diarrhea is present as DEHYDRATION can occur very quickly. Diarrhea in an infant under six months

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) - symptoms and treatment

A chronic autoimmune disorder in which the IMMUNE RESPONSE creates antibodies that attack the cells of various organs. SLE is a type III HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTION (immune complex reaction) that most commonly develops between the ages of 15 and 40. Nine times as many women than men have SLE, and SLE is three times more

Digestive Hormones - types and definition

Digestive Hormones - types and definition

Digestive hormones - chemical messengers that stimulate or inhibit gastrointestinal functions. Organs and structures of the gastrointestinal system synthesize and release digestive hormones in response to chemical and physiologic changes that take place with the ingestion of food and its passage through the

Opportunistic infection and HIV / AIDS

What is Opportunistic infection Illness that develops in a person who is IMMUNOCOMPROMISED as a result of exposure to an otherwise benign MICROBE or a PATHOGEN a healthy IMMUNE SYSTEM could contain or eradicate. Opportunistic infections commonly occur in people who have HIV/AIDS, are receiving IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE

Assisted reproductive technology (ART) and pregnancy

What is ART - Assisted reproductive technology Medical interventions to produce PREGNANCY. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has a mandate under federal law to report the success rates of ART at FERTILITY clinics in the United States each year, defines ART as any method that involves

Colonoscopy - Preparation, Procedure, Recovery and Risks

Colonoscopy - Preparation, Procedure, Recovery and Risks

Colonoscopy - an examination of the COLON (also called bowel or large intestine) to detect and remove INTESTINAL POLYPS, fleshy growths that may become cancerous, and to biopsy or remove small adenocarcinomas (cancerous polyps). Conventional colonoscopy is an endoscopic procedure in which the gastroenterologist

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacodynamics - The actions of drugs within the body. Drugs enter and act within the body by binding with cell receptors, specialized fragments of proteins that instruct the cell to take or not take specific actions. This binding process, called selectivity, limits and directs the effects of drugs. Proteins are the