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Disorders

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Cardiovascular Provider

The cardiovascular system constitutes blood, vessels, and heart. According to Rushmer (2013), the circulation system is the body’s main transport system since it carries essential products such as food and oxygen to tissues and cells. In addition, it eliminates carbon dioxide and other waste products. While the heart pumps blood...

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Abnormal Hematocrit

Hematocrit is a measure of the volume of red blood cells in the blood. It is calculated as the ratio of the volume of red blood cells to the total blood volume (consisting of both red blood cells and plasma). For men, the normal hematocrit level typically ranges between 40...

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Gastrointestinal Tract: Disorders of Motility

BackgroundGastritis refers to an array of entities that cause inflammation in the gastric mucosa (Feldman, et al. 2002). The clinical presentation of gastritis differs in histologic characteristics. The inflammation may present in the whole stomach or part of the stomach. The most common symptom of gastritis is epigastric discomfort. Loss...

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Diagnosing Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are the most frequently presented illnesses affecting millions of people of all ages in across both genders. GI symptoms can lead to discomfort that ranges from inconvenience to deep personal anguish. Among these illnesses, gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most common affecting 10-20 percent of people...

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a common, chronic disease of the human digestive tract. GERD is caused by stomach acid, bile, or stomach contents spilling backwards through the digestive tract and into the esophagus. The substances from the stomach are very irritating the lining of the esophagus and cause pain...

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Pharmacotherapy for Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Disorders

The gastrointestinal tract is a digestive tube extending to the anus from the mouth. In its walls, various epilithic cells are protecting the microbial pathogens. They constitute a transmembrane responsible for digestive maintenance, absorption, and secretion. On the barrier, there are resident immune cells and intact mucus. However, a drug...

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Cardiac Complications and their Potential Treatments

Myocardial ischemia is one of the cardiac complications that is characterized by a significant decrease of blood that flows to the heart; thus, the organ does not receive the required quantities of oxygen (Boron & Boulpaep, 2016). Patients who have the complication are found to have blocked coronary arteries (either...

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Brain Damage

Brain damage can be thought of as any damage that affects the way the brain normally functions. Brain Damage is a serious affliction as it affects the central nervous system and can greatly impair both mental and motor functions of the body. A traumatic brain injury involves damage to the...

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Childhood Trauma and Brain Development

1) Being human refers to a quality that makes one share qualities and characteristics with those around them. Being humane, on the other hand, is a higher quality. It is the ability to utilize empathy in order to make decisions that take into account the needs of other people. To...

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The Mind-Brain Problem

Response 1Cognitive neuroscience deals with the study of cognition by looking at the underlying biological processes and aspects. It considers the connections of mental processes by focusing on how neural brain connections shape cognition. Cognitive neuroscience holds branches with psychology and neuroscience in bringing understanding as to how brain neural...

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Paper

I am sure all of us have been exposed to various medical conditions in our lives. Attention Deficit Disorder is one of the medical conditions that has received massive attention across the world today. Some people perceive the condition as a just a disorder that does not the magnitude to...

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Motor Networks in REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: A Review

Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients suffer from increasing uncontrollable movements of their bodies that impair their abilities to function in society. Michael J. Fox, a well-known celebrity actor and PD patient, has brought a lot of attention and fundraising to the illness, but there is still no cure, and treatments are...

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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is an immune disorder that affects the skin and mucous membranes and may cause serious and potentially life-threatening complications that include a burning rash and the subsequent development of lesions, coughing with sputum, and the risk of formation of secondary infections (Foster, 2016). The disease may pose additional...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disorder and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Inflammatory bowel disorder (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) sound like possibly interchangeable names for the same problem. In fact, IBD and IBS are quite different, though they have similarities, as an examination of the pathophysiological mechanisms reveals. IBD is actually a combination of two disorders, ulcerative colitis (UC) and...

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Attachment in Children with Asperger Syndrome

Attachment and the corresponding reaction to separation are part of the psychological development of a child as it ages. Each child goes through various stages of attachment to their primary caregiver and strangers alike. As a child stagnates in one stage, the potential for a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome, autism,...

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Down’s Syndrome And Leukemia

Down’s syndrome is a genetic condition that involves an extra chromosome. Chromosomes are tiny strings carrying genetic information or genes in human beings (Naess, 2015). The genes have the responsibility of how the formation of the body takes place, how it functions, how people look in relation to eye color...

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a health disorder that affects women from all races who are still under a productive age. The condition causes some considerable morbidity, so its symptoms start to appear amongst women in as early as during the beginning of menstruation. In other women, the condition develops during...

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Cancer Research Chemical or Environmental

Judkis, Maura. “Researchers Find ‘Another Reason’ to Avoid Fast Food: Chemicals in the Packaging.” The Washington Post, 1 February 2017, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/food/wp/2017/02/01/researchers-find-another-reason-to-avoid-fast-food-chemicals-in-the-packaging/?utm_term=.f6f597cbea6b. In this newspaper article, the author reports on recent evidence that chemicals associated with cancer are present in the materials used to package fast food. The study was conducted...

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Mental Illness in the Texas Prison System

Many mentally ill people are incarcerated in the United States. Not only is treatment delayed or nonexistent in prison, but mentally ill inmates may be treated more harshly because of behavioral issues caused by their illness. So we ask: Are Texas prisons properly identifying inmates that suffer from a mental...

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Hypertension in South Asian Populations

The context of hypertension in the South Asian migrant community In the UK hypertension contributes to a high mortality rate in the South Asian migrant community (Cappuccio, 1997). There is considerable data indicating that undiagnosed hypertension leads to more negative outcomes for this group. One example is that it leads...

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