Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Bacterial infections of the tooth and the surrounding tissues progress rather slowly, but every… Continue Reading Periapical lesions – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

perfect today I want to tell you all about the smooth performance of AHS needles and syringes now these needles and syringes are human Hospital grade quality compare these to the name brands and you’ll see why we’re all so proud of them in fact we are so confident that… Continue Reading Syringe and Needles | Medical and Veterinary | AHS

Metachromatic leukodystrophy, or MLD, is a rare lysosomal storage disorder that results from mutations in the ARSA gene, which codes for arylsulfatase A – an enzyme that normally breaks down a fat called sulfatide. Without this enzyme, sulfatide accumulates in neurons and myelin-producing cells like Schwann cells and oligodendrocytes, resulting… Continue Reading Metachromatic leukodystrophy – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Today on Zero MD, we learn more about the fifth vital sign. Hello my name is Dr. Zero Mella and I am a Rural Health Physician here in the Philippines. I’m currently at home and I haven’t reported for work in days because today is actually day 5 post-op. Last… Continue Reading Verbal Grading of Pain | Tips

Primary mitochondrial myopathy is a rare genetic disorder that occurs when there are mutated mitochondria in muscle cells, especially skeletal muscle cells. These mitochondria are unable to generate adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, which is a form of energy used by our cells. As a result, muscle cells, which require a… Continue Reading Primary mitochondrial myopathy – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

With Fragile X syndrome, sometimes just called Fragile X, the “X” refers to the X chromosome, where the disease gene is located. The “fragile” refers to the fact that under a microscope, the X chromosome looks fragile or broken at the site of the mutation. That’s because the chromatin which… Continue Reading Fragile X Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Friedreich’s ataxia is a disorder where there’s a buildup of iron that damages various organ systems – in particular, the nervous system gets damaged which causes ataxia, which is when the muscles don’t move in a coordinated way. The disorder also affects some internal organs like the heart and pancreas.… Continue Reading Friedreich’s ataxia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

If you’re female between the ages of forty-five to fifty five you’re probably moving through menopause. You know the signs – weight gain, moodiness, trouble focusing, less hair on your head and more on your face, hot flashes and night sweats.    Decrease in circulation of estrogen also puts you… Continue Reading Bryce Wylde on Natural Menopause Treatments for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! With X-linked agammaglobulinemia, or XLA for short, gamma globulin is another name for immunoglobulin,… Continue Reading X-linked agammaglobulinemia- causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Protein C and S are two anticoagulation proteins that inactivate coagulation factors Va and VIIIa in the coagulation cascade. This means they act like brakes on coagulation, limiting clot formation and preventing clots from growing too big. So when either of these proteins is deficient, it leads to a hypercoagulable… Continue Reading Protein C and S deficiency – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology