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Homocysteine definition and heart diesease

Homocysteine definition and heart diesease

What is Homocysteine and Definition Homocysteine is an amino acid in the BLOOD that the body’s METABOLISM of the essential amino acid methionine produces. (An essential amino acid is one the body cannot synthesize itself but must obtain from dietary sources.) B vitamins and folic acid are necessary to break

Calciferol vitamin D

Calciferol vitamin D

What is Vitamin D - Calciferol Vitamin D is produced in the organism, if the skin is exposed to the ultraviolet rays in the sun light. Many people suffer from vitamin D deficiency in winter. The organism ability to produce vitamin D decreases with ageing. Therefore, the vitamin D insufficiency is common for elderly

What is Skin Self-Examination and definition

What is Skin Self-Examination and definition

Skin Self-Examination is a method for early detection of suspicious and possibly cancerous lesions on the SKIN. Health experts recommend skin selfexamination monthly for adults. Doing skin selfexamination takes 5 to 10 minutes and requires privacy to fully undress, a full-length mirror, and a handheld mirror. Many

Cardiac Enzymes - definition

Cardiac Enzymes - definition

Cardiac Enzymes - proteins the HEART releases into the bloodstream when HEART ATTACK or other circumstances cause damage to the heart MUSCLE (MYOCARDIUM). BLOOD tests that measure the levels of these enzymes help doctors determine whether, and how long ago, a heart attack has taken place. All muscle tissue releases

Dosage of drugs

Dosage of drugs

Dosage - the therapeutic course of a DRUG, encompassing the drug’s DOSE (amount of the drug taken), the frequency of the doses, the health condition and status of the person (including age and gender), and the total length of time the drug the person needs to take the drug. For many drugs there are standard

Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)

An early heartbeat that causes the sensation of a skipped beat. Most often PVCs are harmless. They may occur spontaneously, without apparent cause, and are most noticeable at rest or following strenuous exercise. CAFFEINE, pseudoephedrine (a vasoconstrictor and stimulant common in cold and allergy products), NICOTINE

Dermatitis

The different types of dermatitis are classified according to the cause of the condition.Contact dermatitis is the condition caused by an allergen or an irritating substance. Irritant contact dermatitis accounts for 80% of all cases of contact dermatitis.Atopic dermatitis is very common worldwide and increasing in