Calcitonin

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  • Informative Speech On Thyroid Cancer

    can go about treating it. Let’s start out with what is Thyroid cancer? Thyroid cancer is mainly focused in the thyroid glands. Follicular cells make thyroid hormones, you don’t want to have too much or too little thyroid hormones. C cells make calcitonin which regulates how the body uses calcium. Most tumors are benign, meaning non-cancerous…

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  • Skeletal Muscle Contraction Case Study

    When bones and muscles connect a joint is formed. At this point both are joined together by the help of tendons, which is a connective tissue. When we have to move a joint the muscle receives an electrical signal from brain. It causes movement to occur, because this causes the contraction in it. This contraction pulls on the corresponding bone at its insertion point. Stationary bone is called the point of origin for the skeletal muscle, while the one which moves is known as the point of…

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  • Osteoporosis Case Study

    Reiterate the risk factors and the benefits of taking supplements. Preventive measure education to avoid future falls avoiding any future falls (Bethal, 2015). Educate the patients about the medications that they will be taking. Such as calcitonin, inform that it can be administered in injections for a better rate of absorption. Estrogen supplements, can have complications such as increased risk for dvt and should be given along with progesterone if you still have a uterus. All biphosphates…

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  • Paget's Disease: The Skeletal System

    this disease (Ralston 2013). Drug therapy is in order to help prevent the bone from continuous remodeling (Wisse 2013). Bisphosphonates would help reduce bone remodeling, and this drug can be given taken through the mouth or injected (Wisse 2013). Calcitonin would be another treatment in that this would be a hormone that helped with the bone metabolism; this drug can be taken as a nasal spray or injection (Wisse 2013). Only in severe cases will surgery be in order, but a person is able to take…

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  • Phantom Pain Essay

    Amputations have been performed since Prehistoric times and are known as one of the oldest surgical procedures. Although in the Neolithic ages amputations were more brutal, some of the same principles are used in today’s amputations. The earliest writings of amputations date back to the 1700 BCE in the Babylonian code of Hammurabi. It describes the first therapeutic amputation for vascular gangrene. Before anesthesia patients had to be held down during the procedure and were usually highly…

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  • Unit 4 The Brain Analysis

    Unit 4 – Fiona Bennett Brain Science In this unit I will be investigating the structure of the brain. The human brain is responsible for everything that happens in our bodies. On average the brain weighs 1.5 kilograms. It is one the most complex organs in the human body. The brain controls everything from coordinating movements to constructing sentences and even simple things like breathing. The brain is supplied with oxygen to keep it alive by a network of blood vessels. Structure of the brain…

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  • Examples Of Negative Feedback

    Negative feedback is an important physiological regulation and control. Body water volume is a regulated variable. Disproportion of water volume in the body (too high or too low), require the action of hormone. In case of abnormal loss of body fluids, ADH will help to maintain body fluids by reducing the elimination of urine. ADH impact is example of negative feedback effect, where physiological regulation is maintained. Maintained body Water volume > excessive loos +>…

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  • Symptoms And Causes Of Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a bone disease that affects the bone mass making bone become weak and brittle. This disease does affects a large majority of the population. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation “a total of 54 million U.S adults age 50 and older are affected by osteoporosis.” There are many risk factors that are tied into this disease which will later be discussed. With knowledge of this topic maybe research will help prevent some of the risk that go with osteoporosis…

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  • Cudratricusxanthone A (CTXA)

    Cudratricusxanthone A (CTXA), one of the xanthone, was isolated from Cudrania tricuspidata Bureau, and its anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, anti-proliferative activites has been studied in vitro; however its effects on osteoclast differentiation have not been demonstrated. In this study, CTXA was found to suppress RANKL-induced osteoclastogenesis, actin ring formation, and bone resorption in RAW 264.7 cell lines and mouse bone marrow monocytes (BMMs). CTXA significantly inhibited the…

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  • Response To Dr Foreman's Case Answers

    Response to Dr Foreman’s questions a. Discuss the nociceptive mechanisms, including the postsynaptic receptors of the spinal neurons, transmitters, pathways and nuclei that are activated when the injury occurs. Also include in your answer the explanation for the sharp pain and the long lasting pain that you experience with this injury. Nociceptors are specialized peripheral sensory neurons that are activated by noxious stimuli. These nociceptors are the free nerve endings of primary sensory…

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