Pressure Sores; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Pressure Sores

Pressure Sores also known as pressure sores, bedsores and decubitus ulcers, are localized damage to the skin and/or underlying tissue that usually occur over a bony prominence as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear and/or friction. The most common sites are the skin overlying the sacrum, coccyx, heels or the hips, but other sites such as the elbows, knees, ankles, back of shoulders, or the back of the cranium can be affected. The pressure Read More …

Advertisements

Are You Worried About Knee Joints Pain? Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine

Regenerative medicine is a branch of translational research in tissue engineering and molecular biology which deals with the process of replacing, engineering or regenerating human cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function. This field holds the promise of engineering damaged tissues and organs by stimulating the body’s own repair mechanisms to functionally heal previously irreparable tissues or organs. Regenerative medicine also includes the possibility of Read More …

Advertisements

Dopamine; Key Factor for Your Conjugal life, Sexual life,

Dopamine

Dopamine among central neurotransmitters involved in the control of sexual behavior, dopamine is certainly one of the most extensively studied. Our attempt to review old and recent neuropharmacological, biochemical, electrophysiological, and psychobiological studies performed so far only in rats, monkeys, and humans, provides evidence that dopamine through its different neuronal systems and receptor subtypes plays different roles in the control Read More …

Advertisements

Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury; Diagnosis, Treatment

Incomplete spinal cord injury

Incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) is the injury of the spinal cord from the foramen magnum to the cauda equina which occurs as a result of compulsion, incision or contusion. The most common causes of SCI in the world are traffic accidents, gunshot injuries, knife injuries, falls and sports injuries. There is a strong relationship between functional status and whether Read More …

Myasthenia Gravis; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is the most common autoimmune disease affecting neuromuscular junction transmission. MG is characterized by muscle weakness that worsens with activity and fluctuates over the course of the day. Involvement of respiratory musculature can lead to a life-threatening crisis requiring intensive care unit care. Antibody testing is positive in most patients with MG. Treatment of MG includes short-term Read More …