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  • Viral Encephalitis: Inflammation Of The Brain

    Encephalitis as defined as simply as possible is; inflammation of the brain. That four-word definition packs a lot of potentially horrific lifelong challenges for those whom suffer from it unfortunately. Inflammation is a response of our immune systems to both infection and or invasion. With encephalitis the inflammation happening in our brain’s makes the tissue become inflamed and swollen. This combination leads to headaches and fevers in addition to a wide range of other symptoms that can be present. Indicators of encephalitis range from typical flu like symptoms, to grand mal seizure’s. It is often misdiagnosed, untreated, and considered fairly rare. Most online sources say that it effects 1 in 200,000 per year in the United States. Due…

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  • Implications Of The Bacterial Gut, Insulin, And High Fat Diet

    TLR/NF-kB is a reporter gene mice that help in sequencing and recognizing the areas of inflammation. Additionally, the timeframe of inflammation was observed to introduce the connection of high diet and insulin resistance. The results of this experiment showed that in conventionally raised specific pathogen free mice high fat diet induced increase in the body weight unlike germ-free mice. Moreover, fecal slurries analysis provided activation of NF-κBEGFP in GF NF-κBEGFP mice. Thus, high fat diet…

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  • Difference Between Osteoporosis And Arthritis

    caused by damage on the cartilage that lines the joints. This results to frictional damage on the joint tissues which in manifests as stiffness, inflammation, swelling, and joint pain. It is most commonly seen as a result of overuse of the joints like those involve in sports and other weight bearing activities How do they differ? Here are some of the defining differences of osteoporosis and arthritis. They are categorized to causes, general symptoms, treatment, and pain symptoms. Osteoporosis…

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  • Symptoms And Symptoms Of Lupus

    body’s immune system attacks its own tissues and organs. The inflammation that is caused by this disease affects multiple systems of the body- including your skin, blood cells, kidney, brain, heart and lungs. There are multiple forms and types of lupus, no two cases are the same. Studies show that lupus results from a mixture of your genetics, hormones, and climate. There are certain potential triggers such as sunlight, infections, and medications. However, the cause for lupus is still…

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  • Nasturtium Officinale Case Study

    Further evidence for the in-vivo anti-inflammatory activity of Nasturtium officinale Abstract: Ethnopharmacological relevance: Aerial parts of Nasturtium officinale R. Br. are used traditionally in Iran as a folk medicine in different illnesses which include bronchitis, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, and renal colic. Aim of the study: In the present study, the anti-inflammatory activity of hydro-alcoholic extract from aerial parts of N. officinale was investigated in acute and sub¬¬-acute…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Medical Marijuana

    Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease. Patients can get this disease starting at a young all the way to when they are older. Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the digestive tract, it effects patients in different ways. Some of the symptoms that they can have is constant diarrhea, mild to severe abdominal pain, and abnormal weight loss. These are just some out of a big list of side effects that patients can get with this disease. If Crohn’s disease if taken care on time and the…

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  • Essay On Viral Conjunctivitis

    Viral conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the clear membrane that covers the white part of your eye (conjunctiva). The inflammation is caused by a virus. The inflammation can also happen on the underside of your eyelids. The blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, causing the eye to become red or pink, and often itchy. Viral conjunctivitis can be easily passed from one person to another (contagious). CAUSES Viral conjunctivitis is caused by a virus. A virus is a type of germ and can…

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  • Adaptive Response And Response Case Study

    spongiotic dermatitis. According to McPhee and Hammer (2014), allergic contact dermatitis is an outburst triggered by the immune-mediated response to a substrate in contact with the skin. A chemical contact to the skin triggers damage to the epidermis and emission of interleukin 1, 6, 8, and the tumor necrosis factor (Simon, Aeberhard, Erdemoglu, & Simon, 2014). These releases bring about an inflammation process that clinically exhibits as reddened, cracked, and irritated dermis (Huether &…

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  • COPD Case Study

    bronchial obstruction and structural changes in the lung tissue. And a significant role in the pathogenesis plays a variation of the immune reactivity. It is known that activation of immune reactions in COPD mediated effects on molecular cell systems a wide range of mediators, primarily cytokines that regulate the immune reactivity of the organism. [1] Established that are the main producers of cytokines and T-lymphocytes are activated monocytes / macrophages [2, 3]. Secreted they actively act…

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  • Clostridium Difficile Essay

    disease is Clostridium difficile, a nasty bacterium that affects the digestive system, specifically the colon. A disease that can start of pretty mild and lead to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. Clostridium difficile is a bacterial infection in the digestive system which has the same symptoms as colitis (inflammation of the colon). C. difficile is bacillus shaped, gram-stained, an endospore former and thrives off in the absence of oxygen. C. difficile is a characterized as a…

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