Cervical Fibroids – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

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Cervical Fibroids are located in the wall of the cervix (neck of the uterus). Rarely, fibroids are found in the supporting structures (round ligament, broad ligament, or uterosacral ligament) of the uterus that also contain smooth muscle tissue. Uterine Fibroids¬†are Read More …>>

Indications of Terbinafine, Mechanism, Drug Interactions

Indications of Terbinafine

Indications of Terbinafine/Terbinafine is a synthetic¬†allylamine¬†derivative with antifungal activity. Terbinafine exerts its effect through inhibition of¬†squalene¬†epoxidase, thereby blocking the biosynthesis of¬†ergosterol, an important component of fungal cell membranes. As a result, this agent disrupts fungal cell membrane synthesis and inhibits Read More …>>

Gangrene Infection; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Gangrene Infection

Gangrene Infection/Gangrene¬†localized¬†death¬†of animal soft¬†tissue, caused by prolonged interruption of the blood supply that may result from injury or infection. Diseases in which gangrene is prone to occur include arteriosclerosis, diabetes,¬†Raynaud‚Äôs disease,¬†thromboangiitis obliterans¬†(Buerger‚Äôs disease), and¬†typhus. It also may occur after severe Read More …>>

Antibiotic For Gas Gangrene, Causes, Symptoms

Antibiotic For Gas Gangrene

Antibiotic For Gas Gangrene/Gas Gangrene is a bacterial infection that produces gas within tissues. It can be caused by Clostridium, most commonly¬†alpha toxin-producing¬†C. perfringens, or various nonclostridial species.[rx][rx] The infection spreads rapidly as the gases produced by the bacteria expand Read More …>>

How Does An Antioxidant Work?

How Does An Antioxidant Work?

How Does An Antioxidant Work?/Antioxidants¬†are¬†compounds¬†that inhibit¬†oxidation. Oxidation is a¬†chemical reaction¬†that can produce¬†free radicals, thereby leading to¬†chain reactions¬†that may damage the¬†cells¬†of organisms. Antioxidants such as¬†thiols¬†or¬†ascorbic acid¬†(vitamin C) terminate these chain reactions. To balance the¬†oxidative state, plants and animals maintain complex systems Read More …>>