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Joint Replacement surgery / surgical operation, risks

Joint Replacement surgery / surgical operation, risks

Joint Replacement is a surgical OPERATION, also called total JOINT replacement, to remove a severely diseased or damaged joint and replace it with a prosthetic joint. OSTEOARTHRITIS and RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS are often to blame for joint deterioration severe enough to require joint replacement. The most commonly

Thalassemia (alpha/beta) disease - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is Thalassemia alpha/beta disease A genetic disorder of the BLOOD in which the body fails to produce one or more of the proteins necessary for the synthesis of HEMOGLOBIN, the protein that enables erythrocytes (red blood cells) to carry oxygen. The consequence is ANEMIA (inadequate oxygen to the cells throughout

Bronchus - Definition and Function

Bronchus - Definition and Function

What is Bronchus, Definition and Function Bronchus is a secondary branch of the airways that connect the LUNGS and the primary airway, the TRACHEA. The main bronchi branch directly from the trachea at about mid-lung, with the right main bronchus channeling air to the right lung and the left main bronchus directing

Tuberculosis Prevention

Tuberculosis Prevention

Tuberculosis Prevention - until researcher Selman Waksman (1888–1973) discovered the powerful antibiotic streptomycin in 1944, TUBERCULOSIS (called “consumption” because its sufferers literally wasted away as the INFECTION consumed lung and other tissue) killed more people than any other disease.

Kidneys - definition, strucrure and renal function

Kidneys - definition, strucrure and renal function

What are Kidneys Kidneys are a pair of organs responsible for filtering wastes and excess water from the BLOOD, excreting both from the body as URINE. The kidneys maintain the body’s fluid and electrolyte balances, and also produce hormones that regulate the production of new erythrocytes (ERYTHROPOIETIN (EPO))

What is Alopecia Areata - causes and symptoms

What is Alopecia Areata - causes and symptoms

Alopecia Areata is a form of HAIR loss (ALOPECIA) that results from an autoimmune disorder in which the IMMUNE SYSTEM attacks clusters of hair follicles, halting hair growth. The clusters typically appear as circular patches of hairless SKIN, which are most noticeable when they occur on the scalp though can occur

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) - symptoms in women and men

What is Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) Infections that spread from one person to another during sexual activity, causing illness or damage to the body. The pathogens that cause STDs may be BACTERIA, viruses, or parasites. STDs, also called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are significant concerns