The world is full of viruses. Some can be combated successfully, while others cause serious diseases. The following text should explain why this is so. DNA viruses are viruses whose genome consists of DNA (genetic material).
During defecation, the rectum is emptied and indigestible components of the food are disposed of. Defecation is also known as a bowel movement.
A diaphragm is a safe method of contraception for women who do not want to burden their bodies with hormones. However, the right application and the right size are decisive for reliability.
Loiasis is a parasitic infectious disease that is caused by specific roundworms, the loa loa filariae, and manifests itself primarily through inflammatory, allergy-related swelling reactions. An estimated 3 to 30 percent
The white matter can be understood as the counterpart of the gray cells in the brain. It consists of conduction pathways (nerve fibers), the white color of which is due to their medullary structure.
The term eye test describes a whole range of different examinations of the eye and the ability to see or visual perception. With their help, it is determined whether the respective person has an optical aid such as glasses or contact lenses
The neurologist understands the Ranvier lacing rings to be the exposed areas of axons. The lacing rings thus play an important role in the saltatory conduction of excitation and in the generation of action potentials. In demyelinating
Whatever you think of the men with gray temples, whether you prefer them to the youthful heroes with the monochrome deep black or light blonde surfer hairstyle or not, is out of the question here. But one thing is certain: the gray, the mottled
After suffering from a wound, the wound area may become infected. In the past, all forms of wound infections were also called gangrene. If a wound infection could not be prevented in time, this infection usually requires a targeted one
Periodontitis, which is often incorrectly referred to as periodontosis in the vernacular, is actually periodontitis. This form of gum disease causes inflammation of the gums and the tooth bed
Hypesthesia (sensory disturbance) leads to reduced perception of stimuli because the transmission of stimuli to the central nervous system is disturbed. The extent to which these symptoms can be treated depends on the underlying diseases. This
Retraction is the shrinkage or retraction of a tissue, organ, or other anatomical structure. Physiologically, during the birth of a child, for example, the maternal tissue contracts in order to pass through the urging head