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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

Medications that relieve INFLAMMATION by suppressing the action of PROSTAGLANDINS, which are responsible for the inflammatory response. There are several types of prostaglandins, most of which are biochemical messengers that have numerous roles in routine cellular activity. Other prostaglandins are the agents of

Hemoptysis - definition and causes

Hemoptysis - definition and causes

Hemoptysis definition Hemoptysisis bleeding from the LUNGS, which typically manifests through BLOOD in the SPUTUM. Hemoptysis is typically frothy and bright red, though can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from blood that might originate in the ESOPHAGUS or STOMACH. Hemoptysis that produces a volume of blood

Back pain - lower / upper and acute - causes, symptoms and treatment

Back pain - lower / upper and acute - causes, symptoms and treatment

What is Back Pain Back pain - PAIN that arises from injury to the structures of the spine. Most back pain involves the soft tissue structures muscles, ligaments, tendons, and CARTILAGE. Back pain is very common, affecting nearly every adult at some time in his or her lifetime and is second only to HEADACHE as a

Copper supplement

Copper supplement

Copper is essential for prevention from various cardiovascular diseases, healthy skin and hair, and fertility. Copper is contained in 15 types of proteins. Many people suffer from light insufficiency of this mineral. Even though copper is contained in number of food, its intake is low. Copper –

Embryo - what is, definition, development and stages

Embryo - what is, definition, development and stages

Embryo - The stage of prebirth development from the 15th day after CONCEPTION to 8 weeks of gestational age. The embryo arises from the three germ layers of the ZYGOTE: The ectoderm is the outermost layer. It is the foundation for the SKIN and mucous membranes, the TEETH, and the structures of the nervous

Black cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa) benefits and side effects

Black cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa)  benefits and side effects

Black cohosh is known as one of the nest remedies for women due to healing qualities of its twisted black root for centuries. As original inhabitants as women of first occupants of American territory were dividing Actaea’s root for its natural miraculous effects. Black cohosh is used to cure various female

Optic Nerve eye - definition and function

Optic Nerve eye - definition and function

Optic Nerve - the second cranial NERVE, which conveys nerve impulses from the EYE to the BRAIN. There are two optic nerves, one from each eye. The fibers that become the optic nerve originate in the occipital lobes of the cerebrum, in an area called the visual cortex. Each extends along structures called the optic