What Is Atherosclerosis?

January 18, 2016

Atherosclerosis is when the arteries harden and become narrower. This is so detrimental because it slowly blocks arteries, putting blood flow at risk. Atherosclerosis is usually the cause of heart attacks, strokes and other peripheral vascular diseases, what are called cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of people in the United Staes, more than 800,000 deaths in 2005. What causes Atherosclerosis? Arteries are blood vessels that transport…

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What are Peptic Ulcers (Stomach Ulcers)?

January 4, 2016

Peptic Ulcer disease refers to painful sores or ulcers that are on the lining of the stomach or duodenum, the first section of the small intestine. There is no single known cause for the developing ulcers. However, it is clear that an ulcer develops as the result of an imbalance between the duodenum, which is the first part of the small intestine, immediately next to the stomach. Digestive fluids in…

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Basics of Dental Anatomy

December 30, 2015

Dental anatomy focuses on the oral cavity. The oral cavity is the first area of digestion, where food digestion begins. The surrounding area of the mouth and the supporting structures of the mouth, help contribute to the digestive process in one or more ways. The primary structures that are found in the oral cavity are the lips, cheeks, tongue, hard palate, soft palate, teeth, gums and salivary glands and the…

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Why Drugs Are Much More Expensive in the U.S

December 28, 2015

There is much debate about the prices of brand name drugs in the U.S, when compared to prices in other developed countries. Medicinal products in the U.S are typically much higher in the U.S than in other countries. The pharma industry has always argued that it’s not possible to get the whole picture, by looking at the U.S list prices that exclude discount struck between the drug companies and insurances…

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Understanding the Anatomy of The Nervous System

December 10, 2015

There are many parts of the body’s nervous system, consisting of the brain, sensory glands, spinal cord and all the nerves that connect these organs to the rest of the body. Together, these organs manage and control the body nervous system and the communication with each other. The brain and the spinal cord hold the most control, as it is the command center for the central nervous system (CNS). The…

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Biotech Spotlight: Actinium Pharmaceticals ATNM

Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ATNM: NYSE MKT) is an open biopharmaceutical organization with expertise in the improvement of disease medications. The Company’s products are licensed technology co-created with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) for linking the disease focusing on accuracy of monoclonal antibodies (mAb) for focusing on particular sorts of cells with the force of alpha radiating radioisotopes, the most intense growth executing agents that exist. ATNM’s first medication for the…

July 20, 2015
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Immune And Lymphatic Physiology

July 18, 2015

Lymph Circulation The most important duties of the Lymphatic system is the flow of the interstitial fluid from body tissues to the circulatory system. The veins in the circulatory system, lymphatic capillaries and vessels move lymph with a very minimum amount of pressure to help circulation. There are several one-way values that help move lymph through lymphatic vessels towards the lymphatic ducts. These valves close when lymph flow moves from…

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How Much Will Your Healthcare Cost in Retirement?

We all want to be healthy as we enter our retirement years. But how do ensure we are healthy, and a what cost? Planning for retirement, itself can seem difficult, even more difficult would be planning for your health in retirement. You may live a healthy life now, but how do you know what the state of your health will be in the future. Whether your planning to travel the…

March 21, 2015
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Understanding Digestive System Physiology

The digestive system is critical for the intake of whole food and converting it into energy and nutrients that the body will need to function, heal and grow over time. There are six stages that are included in the digestive system. These stages include: The mouth ingest food Salvia, among of fluids enzymes starts to break down and start the digestive process The body begins to move and mix food…

January 6, 2015
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Where to find Medical Supplies Online

Although innovations in medical care and supply delivery, has yet to yield significant savings for consumers. Online medical supply websites may offer significant savings. and may encourage doctors to abandon the “door to door sales driven” supply chain. As the the more and more processionals become comfortable conducting conducting shopping online, physicians, have behind the digital revolution when it comes to ordering medical supplies. Many doctors still order supplies, such as gloves, dressings,…

December 28, 2014
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