Thirteen years ago, I received a call from the mother of a college freshman who was concerned because her son had been diagnosed with mononucleosis during finals week. She felt something was not ...[more]
Blood pressure can be assessed using different methods for different parts of the vascular system. In everyday clinical practice blood pressure measurements usually refer to arterial blood ... [more]
Primary urine is the fraction of blood plasma which is filtered out by renal corpuscles.
While passing through the renal tubule, resorption and secretion take place which produces urine that is ready to be excreted.
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The term learned helplessness is used to describe the result of unavoidable, uncontrollable and repeated aversive stimuli to an individual. Many affected people are deeply convinced that they will not be able to prevent situations that are ... [more]
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CIL:38957 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38957 Description: A colorized scanning electron micrograph of a human egg, which is the huge cell colored yellow at the bottom of this image. The follicle cells that surround it (top) send out long ... [more]
In this video, I discuss the reason why people who suffer from high BP have very variable readings. I also discuss why sometimes people with high blood pressure are told that they are dizzy because they have low blood pressure.