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  • Essay On Abscesses

    An abscess is a pus filled pocket or blister within the skin that may be caused by a number of different reasons such as; a sebaceous gland or sweat gland becomes obstructed, a hair follicle or a group of hair follicles becomes inflamed, or minor breaks and punctures in the skin allow bacteria to invade causing redness, warmth, pain, inflammation, and pus formation. This disturbance of the skin is no stranger to history as there have been documented cases of abscesses from before the Roman era to the onset of the industrial age and through to the present. When an abscess becomes filled with infected pus the only solution is to drain the site of all infection and to clean the site with antimicrobial substances to ensure the infection does not recur. A simple…

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  • Dry Penis Skin Research Paper

    A dry penis can also be itchy, flaky, uncomfortable and unattractive, and when normal epidermis lotions and moisturizers do not seem to help, it may be rough to know what to do next. Correctly, dry penis skin is most often the effect of private habits or external causes that have an effect on the body's level of hydration or sap the penile skin of its normal oils. Many of those issues can be addressed at home with the proper approach to penis care, serving to men to restrict disagreeable…

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  • The Pituitary Gland Is The Seat Of The Soul

    Outline Introduce the problem 1-2 sentences 50 words Decades have passed and the science community researched and were still not able to discover the biological function of the pituitary gland that was said to be the " seat of the soul". Philosophers have claimed that the pituitary gland is the habitat of the soul Before criticizing the claim, articulate it clearly so that we understand why someone would make each a claim. In other words, present the argument of your opponent in debate,…

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  • Sex Differences

    The enlargement of two or more glands is also a causation. The noncancerous growth also called adenoma is the most common cause followed by enlargement or hyperplasia. Having a cancerous tumor is a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism. Although this form of hyperparathyroidism occurs randomly, some patients inherit a gene that causes the disorder. This is known as the familial isolated hyperparathyroidism and it is due to mutations in the MEN1, CDC73, or CASR gene. The MEN1 gene is the…

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  • 'Writing Assignment 2: The Mumps'

    It’s caused by a virus that can be transmitted by swapping spit with loose women,” say Dr. Strangelove (Roth, Sullivan, 2015). After taking a look at his medical record, it seems that Glen had already had his MMR vaccinations for the mumps years ago. He had the first dose between 15-18 months old and the second dose between 4-6 months old (CDC, 2015). “The only thing you can do is sit it it out,” says Dr. Strangelove. “You see, because mumps is a virus, it doesn’t respond to antibiotics or…

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  • Hypopituitarism Research Paper

    Hyperpituitarism Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder in both males and females where your pituitary gland has either failed to produce one or more of its hormones or isn’t producing enough. The pituitary gland is a small jelly bean shaped gland situated at the base of your brain, behind your nose and between your ears. While this is here it is secreting hormones that affect almost every part of your body. Hypopituitarism is essentially another word for the pituitary gland not being active…

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  • Essay On Pituitary Adenoma

    Overview A pituitary adenoma is a benign growth that occurs in the pituitary gland. Sometimes when the pituitary gland becomes covered with tumor-like growths it begins to secrete an excess of hormones. Though mostly benign, these tumors can still cause problems throughout the body. Definition & Facts The pituitary gland is located below the brain and above the nasal passages. This gland belongs to a system known as the endocrine system that includes the pancreatic gland, adrenal gland,…

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  • Homeostasis Research Paper

    certain jobs to perform. Hormones releases certain chemicals that will have a good or bad effect on the body. Hormones have to be at a certain level if not you will become sick. Reference Cannon, W. B., (2014). Homeostasis: The Wisdom of the Body. New York: W.W. Norton, 1932. Retrieved from Natural Resources Defense Council, (1998). Endocrine Disruptors: Retrieved from Saladin,…

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  • Adrenoleukodystrophy Research Paper

    Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is a condition which affects the ability of adrenal glands to produce adrenaline and myelin, which insulates the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. This diminishes the ability of the brain to communicate effectively with the rest of the nerves. This condition was initially identified in the early 1900s and was originally called Schilder-Addison disease (2). The cause of this condition originates in the peroxisomes, which are tiny structures in the cell which assist…

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  • Acute Stress Response Essay Introduction

    the constriction or dilation of blood vessels and airways in the lungs known as bronchioles (You & Your Hormones). The autonomic nervous system is made up of two parts, the sympathetic nervous system and the parasympathetic nervous system. The sympathetic nervous system triggers the fight or flight response, providing the body with bursts of energy so it can respond properly to potential dangers. The parasympathetic nervous system promotes the rest and digest response that is responsible for…

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