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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease – symptoms and causes

Alzheimer’s disease – symptoms and causes Alzheimer’s disease was discovered at the beginning of the 20th century. Dr. Alois Alzheimer first described the disease in 55 year old woman with a fast developing senile dementia, who died...
Himalayan salt

Himalayan salt benefits health

Himalayan salt benefits health Himalayan salt is called “white gold of the earth.” Some etymologists believe that the english words for soul and salt have a common origin (sole and salt). The ancient celts believed that the human soul comes...
Elephantiasis

Elephantiasis disease – pictures

Elephantiasis disease – pictures The disease, called elephant leg (elephantiasis) is a local severe swelling as a  result of abnormal drainage of lymphatic fluid. This condition develops as a complication of different diseases. In European...
Molar pregnancy

Molar pregnancy – treatment and pictures

Molar pregnancy (Mola hydatidosa) – treatment and pictures After fertilization of the ovum which normally happens in one of the fallopian tubes, zygote comes down and gets into the uterine cavity. Newly formed embryo must in some way “catch”...
Vitiligo

Albinism and vitiligo

Albinism and vitiligo Disturbances of metabolism of pigments are different. Some cause only cosmetic problems and others lead to serious illnesses. General in albinos and people suffering from vitiligo is that they observe abnormal melanin synthesis....
Dysplasia of the cervix

Dysplasia of the cervix – symptoms and treatment

Dysplasia of the cervix – symptoms and treatment Vagina is covered with multilayer squamous non-keratised epithelium. Cervical canal of the cervix is covered with single – layered cylindrical epithelium. The boundary between the two...
Tubercles

Granulomas – treatment and types

Granulomas – treatment and types Granulomas are small nodular clusters of cells with typical dimensions of 1-2mm. Their formation is a long ongoing response to the slow destroying pathogens by the cells of monocyte-macrophage system. Granulomas...
Gangrene in diabetes

Gangrene in diabetes

Gangrene in diabetes Gangrene is clinical anatomic form of necrosis – dead tissues in a living organism in which their functions cease completely. The term gangrene is used for dead tissue in the body that has contact with the external environment....
Big white kidney

Cannibalism and amyloidosis

Cannibalism and amyloidosis In the middle of last century. The world economy is entering a stage of its rapid development after World War II. Automotive and aircraft are on the rise, the era of high technology marks its beginning, mankind about...