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Glomerulosclerosis - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Glomerulosclerosis - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is Glomerulosclerosis and Definition The formation of SCAR tissue (fibrosis) within the glomeruli, the coiled capillary networks within the nephrons of the KIDNEYS. The most common presentation of glomerulosclerosis is focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in which the fibrosis is scattered throughout the

Stem Cell - what is, function and information

Stem Cell - what is, function and information

Stem Cell - an undifferentiated, primal cell that has the capability to endlessly divide and develop into numerous types of cells. Totipotent stem cells exist primarily in the early EMBRYO (blastocyst) and can differentiate into (become) virtually any type of cell in the body. As the body becomes more complex and

Breast self-examination and cancer

Breast self-examination and cancer

What is Breast self-examination Breast self-examination is a method a woman can use to examine her breasts for changes such as lumps and irregularities in the BREAST tissue. The primary purpose of breast self-examination (BSE) is to familiarize a woman with the normal appearance and feel of her breasts so she can

Proprioception - definition

Proprioception - definition

Proprioception - The body’s sense of its location within its physical environment. Proprioceptors are specialized molecules on PERIPHERAL NERVES in the muscles that send a continuous barrage of NERVE impulses to the basal ganglia and other structures of the BRAIN that have roles in balance and movement. The

Amniocentesis procedure / test and Risks

Amniocentesis procedure / test and Risks

What is Amniocentesis procedure / test Amniocentesis is a diagnostic procedure to withdraw a sample of AMNIOTIC FLUID from the UTERUS of a pregnant woman to obtain information about the health status of the FETUS. Obstetricians use amniocentesis, typically performed during the second trimester of PREGNANCY, to help

Ingrown Nail - treatment

Ingrown Nail - treatment

Ingrown Nail - a toenail, or less commonly a fingernail, that grows beneath the surrounding SKIN. An ingrown nail, also called onychocryptosis, is painful and easily become infected. Often the tissue around the nail swells and grows over the nail (hypertrophy), further aggravating the site. Ingrown NAILS require

Orgasm - what is and definition

What is Orgasm and Definition Intense sensation of pleasure and excitement that occurs at the culmination of sexual stimulation. Involuntary contractions of the pelvic muscles typically accompany orgasm. In men these contractions result in EJACULATION, propelling SEMEN from the urethral opening (meatus) at the tip of