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Hepatitis C and the Liver

By at November 28, 2010 | 1:56 pm | 0 Comment

Hepatitis C and the Liver

Hepatits C and the Liver: Written by Saleem Chauhan. Hepatitis is a Latin word meaning inflamed liver, which is usually caused by a virus. As many other viruses can cause harm to the liver, hepatitis viruses directly attack the liver. There are seven types of hepatitis viruses, but three are most common: A, B, and C. Hepatitis viruses can spread from person to person; more...

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Varicella zoster virus (shingles)

By at November 24, 2010 | 12:59 am | 0 Comment

Varicella zoster virus (shingles)

Varicella zoster virus (shingles) Written by Bianca Brown. ABSTRACT The Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is one of the eight herpes viruses that belong to the family Herpesviridae and the subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae.  The Alphaherpesvirinae also includes type 1 and 2 of the herpes simplex virus (HSV), the third in this sub- family is the Varicella zoster virus, more more...

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Peripause vs. Menopause

By at November 24, 2010 | 12:45 am | 1 Comments

Peripause vs. Menopause

What is Peripause vs. Menopause? Written by Michele Hendon. Menopause is the stage in a woman’s life when she is no longer capable of bearing children. Menopause is often misunderstood. Women may say that they are going through menopause, when in reality, what they are actually referring to is known as perimenopause. Menopause is, in actuality, only one day in a more...

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Letter from Professor Jay

By at November 16, 2010 | 10:08 pm | 0 Comment

Letter from Professor Jay

Hey Professor Jay Here.    Nurse Kimberly and I created My Family Plate™ because we know there is a dire need for it. Summary of Problem:  With hectic schedules, limited budgets, and limited knowledge on basic nutrition and health, parents struggle to provide healthy meals and make physical activity time a daily routine for their more...

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Dr. Kanafani Interview (video interview)

By at November 6, 2010 | 2:45 pm | 2 Comments

Dr. Kanafani Interview (video interview)

Nurse Kimberly interviews Dr. Nadim Kanafani, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. How do Children Get Adult Onset Diabetes? Obesity and genetic predisposition are both common threads in a child's development of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes was only previously ever seen in adults, and now children as young as 8 more...

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