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Retrobulbar Optic Neuritis - symptoms

Retrobulbar Optic Neuritis - symptoms

Retrobulbar Optic Neuritis - INFLAMMATION of the OPTIC NERVE outside the globe of the EYE, between the eye and the BRAIN. Retrobulbar optic neuritis can result from INFECTION such as MENINGITIS or ENCEPHALITIS, as a consequence of toxic exposure, and as a manifestation of MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. Symptoms of Retrobulbar

Pediculosis - pubis, capitis, corporis - treatment and symptoms

Pediculosis - pubis, capitis, corporis - treatment and symptoms

Pediculosis - Infestation with lice, parasites that live on the SKIN and feed by sucking BLOOD through small punctures they make through the skin. Lice attach their eggs, called nits, to HAIR shafts. Of the numerous species of lice, three afflict humans: Pediculus humanus capitis, which infests the scalp Pediculus

Lifestyle and Health

Lifestyle and Health

Lifestyle and Health - many aspects of lifestyle influence health. Among the most significant are cigarette smoking and other tobacco use diet and nutrition physical activity and exercise occupational health risks WEIGHT LOSS AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT and OBESITY seat belt and helmet use SAFER SEX

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 –

Thrombocythemia - definition, symptoms, causes and treatment

What is Thrombocythemia and Definition A condition of the BLOOD in which the body overproduces platelets (also called thrombocytes), resulting in dysfunctional COAGULATION. Thrombocythemia, also called thrombocytosis, is a myeloproliferative disorder that can be primary (an independently occurring disorder, also

Asthma - symptoms, treatment and medications

Asthma - symptoms, treatment and medications

Definition of Asthma Asthma is a disease of the airways that results in narrowing of the airways (bronchospasm) and INFLAMMATION in response to a wide range of inhaled irritants such as pollen, mold, smoke, chemicals, and the airborne debris of pests ranging from cockroaches to microscopic dust mites. This narrowing,

Half-Life definition

Half-Life definition

Half-Life - the length of time it takes for the body to metabolize or eliminate from the body 50 percent of the amount of a DRUG a person takes or receives. Drug half-life is an important factor in determining appropriate DOSAGE and for treating OVERDOSE. Drug half-life also helps the doctor know when to expect to