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Deltoid Pain

By on October 26th, 2017 in Pain Management

What is the deltoid muscle? It is a triangular rounded muscles situated on the top most part of the arms and shoulders. It is also called deltoideus muscle. Deltoid muscles cover the shoulder joints. It is derived from the Greek letter delta, which has an equilateral triangle shape. The deltoid muscle is attached by the […]

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Mordant

By on October 24th, 2017 in Uncategorized

What does Mordant mean ? Definition A mordant is a substance useful in microbiology. It is being added to a stain to give color to different kinds of organisms. With the use of mordant in microbiology, organisms are thoroughly and accurately identified. The definition of mordant is a chemical that keeps the dye in place. […]

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Brittle Toenails

By on October 21st, 2017 in Skin

The nail is composed of keratin, a type of protein. However, some people have slow keratin production. In some conditions, the keratin is destroyed. This causes the nail to become dry and brittle. About 20% of the US population is suffering from brittle nails. Brittle nail is medically called onychorrhexis. It affects both the fingernails […]

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Bronchospasm

By on October 19th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

Bronchospasm is a condition that describes the narrowing of the airway, which directly affects your breathing. The bronchi (muscles lining the airways) in the lungs tighten leading to narrowing of the airways. As a result, the amount of oxygen that enters the blood is restricted. Even the amount of carbon dioxide that leaves the blood […]

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Brown Nails

By on October 17th, 2017 in Skin

When it comes to taking good care of the nails, people think that it is just enough to cut, trim, and decorate it. Don’t you know that your nails can say something about your health? The normal color of the nails is white to light brown with pinkish to reddish tinge. The pink to red […]

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White Stool

By on October 15th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

The color of the stool is an indicator that something is not going right in your body. A white stool is an alarming sign and if you notice it, make sure you contact your doctor right away. There are a lot of white stool causes and that your doctor should determine the root cause so […]

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Brachioradialis Pain

By on October 13th, 2017 in Pain Management

What is a brachioradialis muscle? What does the brachioradialis do? Brachioradialis is one of the muscles in the forearms. It is also called Venke’s muscle. It extends from the lower part of the humerus down to the radius. The humerus is the long bone in the upper arm and the radius is the long bone […]

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Swollen Uvula

By on October 10th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

What does it mean when your uvula is swollen ? The mouth is a very important part of the body. Its roofing has two main sections: the hard palate and soft palate. The uvula is one of the structures you can find in the mouth. It is located at the back of the throat. It […]

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Hazel Eyes

By on October 9th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

Eyes are the windows to the soul. This is the famous saying. They say that you can learn a lot about a person by simply looking at them in the eye. The human eyes reflect one’s personality and emotion. Each and every one of us has a unique eye color and it contributes a lot […]

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Cephalohematoma

By on October 7th, 2017 in Diseases and Conditions

Definition A cephalohematoma is a hematoma (blood clot) in the area between the skull and periosteum (membrane covering the skull) secondary to ruptured blood vessels. It does not cause any harm to the brain cells, but the unnecessary pooling of the blood can be very alarming. It affects about 2% of all live births. It […]

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