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  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)

    Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that affects the formation of bones. The term Osteogenesis Imperfecta literally means imperfect bone formation. People with OI have bones that break easily, usually caused by a mild trauma or no cause at all. Multiple fractures are common with this disease since bones are weak. Although, in severe cases fracture of bones can occur before birth. This disease is caused by defective connective tissue and the lack of Type One Collagen. There are…

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  • Hip Arthroplasty Case Study

    preoperative preparation, that includes blood routine test, urine and stool test, electrocardiograph (ECG), and chest X-ray. Her blood routine such as serum creatinine, liver function tests (LFTs), complete blood count (CBC), C-reactive protein (CRP), calcitonin and interleukin 6 (IL-6) tests, erythrocyte sedimentation ratio (ESR) and coagulation test were all normal. Urine and stool…

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  • Nutritional Values And Importance Of Wakame

    Also, wakame contains higher level of vital minerals such as magnesium essential for calcium absorption due to its ability to stimulate the production of calcitonin, the hormone which helps increase calcium in the bones. Apart from that, wakame is a great source for natural vitamin D, which also helps enhance calcium absorption making it essential for bone health and muscle…

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  • Nervous And Endocrine System Essay

    1 Hypothalamus – a small region of the brain that is a major link between the nervous and endocrine system. The hypothalamus controls the autonomic nervous system and regulates body temperature, hunger, thirst, fear, rage, and sexual behavior. The hypothalamus control feeling such as pain, stress, and emotional experiences. (1) 2 Pituitary gland – the “master endocrine gland” because it secretes many hormones that control other endocrine glands. It is a “pea-shaped structure that attaches to…

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  • Calcium Supplementation In Dogs Case Study

    Calcium Supplementation in Dogs There are many reasons why owners feel the need to supplement their dogs with certain nutrients. They may be trying to fill holes in their dog’s diet to ensure that the dog is getting the proper nutrition, or they may feel that the life stage that their animal is in requires a higher dosage or certain nutrients or minerals. Whatever the case may be for introducing certain mineral and nutrient supplements into a dog’s diet, it is important to understand the issues…

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