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Dysuria - what is and definition

What is Dysuria and Definition PAIN, discomfort, or burning with URINATION. Dysuria may be primarily external (occur with the passing of URINE through the URETHRA) or internal (felt as discomfort, pressure, or pain within the lower pelvis). Dysuria is most commonly a symptom of CYSTITIS (INFLAMMATION or INFECTION of

Drug Interaction - information

Drug Interaction - information

Drug Interaction is an effect or action that occurs in the body as a consequence of taking two or more drugs that does not occur when taking any one of the drugs alone. Drugs may interact with each other, OVER-THE-COUNTER (OTC) DRUGS and products, vitamin and mineral supplements, MEDICINAL HERBS AND BOTANICALS, and

Ocular Herpes Simplex

Ocular Herpes Simplex

Ocular Herpes Simplex - an INFECTION of the eyes with HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS 1 (HSV-1), which causes cold sores, or herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2), which causes GENITAL HERPES. The virus spreads to the eye to cause the initial infection via contamination from contact with an existing herpes sore elsewhere on the body.

Aging, musculoskeletal changes that occur with

The muscles, connective tissues, and SKELETON arise from the mesoderm in the EMBRYO at about two weeks of gestational age. The skeleton’s first form is as fibrous membranes (the bones of the cranium) or CARTILAGE. Through a process called ossification or osteogenesis, cartilage cells (chondrocytes) convert to

Mechanical ventilation

What is Mechanical Ventilation A method for providing assisted respiration to an individual whose LUNGS cannot maintain respiratory support on their own (RESPIRATORY FAILURE). During mechanical ventilation, a machine (the ventilator) rhythmically pushes air into the lungs through an endotracheal tube or TRACHEOSTOMY

Rubella virus - definition, symptoms and treatment

What is Rubella virus and definition An illness resulting from INFECTION with the rubella virus, a member of the Rubivirus viral family. Rubella, also called three-day MEASLES or German measles (because German researchers were the first to identify rubella as an illness separate from measles), is a mild course of

Vitamin E supplement - benefits, rich foods, deficiency and side effects

Vitamin E supplement - benefits, rich foods, deficiency and side effects

What is Vitamin E – Tocopherol Vitamin E is a fundamental substance with antioxidant qualities and abilities to prevent from cancer, cardiac diseases and other illnesses. Vitamin E is able to slow down the process of ageing. Vitamin E is a generic name for a group of substances called tocopherols divided into