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A nurse at St. Mary's Hospital - Drobo

10 Biggest Innovations in Health Care Technology in 2015. Plasmodium species infecting primates. Red blood cell infected with malaria The Plasmodium species infecting primates include the parasites causing malaria in humans.

Plasmodium species infecting primates

Species infecting humans[edit] Plasmodium falciparum (the cause of malignant tertian malaria)Plasmodium vivax (the most frequent cause of benign tertian malaria)Plasmodium ovale curtisi (another, less frequent, cause of benign tertian malaria)Plasmodium ovale wallikeri (another, less frequent, cause of benign tertian malaria)Plasmodium malariae (the cause of benign quartan malaria)Plasmodium knowlesi (the cause of severe quotidian malaria in Southeast Asia)Plasmodium cynomolgi (spp. cynomolgi, bastianellii)Plasmodium inui[1]Plasmodium schwetzi[2][3]Plasmodium semiovale[citation needed]Plasmodium simium[citation needed] (Plasmodium brasilianum and Plasmodium rhodiani which have been reported to infect humans, are likely synonymous with P. malariae) The first six listed here are the only common species that infect humans. Notes[edit] falciparum malariae vivax ovale. Smallpox. Smallpox localized in small blood vessels of the skin and in the mouth and throat.


In the skin it resulted in a characteristic maculopapular rash and, later, raised fluid-filled blisters. V. major produces a more serious disease and has an overall mortality rate of 30–35%. V. minor causes a milder form of disease (also known as alastrim, cottonpox, milkpox, whitepox, and Cuban itch) which kills about 1% of its victims.[6][7] Long-term complications of V. major infection include characteristic scars, commonly on the face, which occur in 65–85% of survivors.[8] Blindness resulting from corneal ulceration and scarring, and limb deformities due to arthritis and osteomyelitis are less common complications, seen in about 2–5% of cases. Classification There were two clinical forms of smallpox.

Signs and symptoms Child showing rash due to ordinary-type smallpox (variola major) The incubation period between contraction and the first obvious symptoms of the disease is around 12 days. Ordinary. Combination of Wet and Dry Food Beneficial To Cats For Proper Macronutrient Intake. Maintaining a healthy balance of both wet and dry food for cats helps in their proper intake of macronutrients. In terms of nutrition, focus is more on the vitamin and mineral of both people and pets. Different brands of multivitamins and nutrients abound. These are called micronutrients. Aside from micronutrients, there are also macronutrients. The difference is that micronutrients are required in small amounts whereas macronutrients are needed in large amounts. These macronutrients are comprised of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Just like people, pets also require macronutrients.

The debate on whether wet food or dry food is a matter of choice. Even when provided with complex combinations of different wet and dry foods, cats are able to select and combine the foods in different amounts to achieve a consistent intake of protein, fat and carbohydrate, i.e. macronutrient intake. Video: How Pet Food is Made Dr. CNC (UK) Ltd. Research on Chocolate, Wine, and other Antioxidant Rich Foods Highlighted by American Chemical Society Symposium. The health benefits of antioxidants found in some food such as chocolate, tea, red wine, fruits and vegetables was the topic presented at a symposium by the American Chemical Society during its 246th National Meeting & Exposition.

Research on Chocolate, Wine, and other Antioxidant Rich Foods Highlighted by American Chemical Society Symposium

Antioxidants are substances that are known to have health benefits that include reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer. These protect cells against molecules produced by the body that damages cells known as free radicals. The symposium,"Phenolic Derivatives for Food and Human Health", focuses on the antioxidant substances found in red wine, dark chocolate, olive oil, coffee, tea, and other foods and dietary supplements that are believed to bring about a healthy and long life. Topics during the symposium include: In vitro fecal fermentation of cranberry A-type proanthocyanidins. New Brain Pathway Controlling Fear Memories and Behavior Discovered. Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) dicovered a new pathway that controls fear memories and behavior in the mouse brain, offering mechanistic insight into how anxiety disorders may arise.

New Brain Pathway Controlling Fear Memories and Behavior Discovered

It is known that the amygdala is responsible for processing memory, decision-making, and emotional reactions. This covers fear memories and fear learning. This latest discovery which is published in Nature, extends the understanding further by finding out what are the controlling factors in and of the amygdala. The researchers note that the processing of fear is stored within a distinct region of the brain.

They found neuron circuit (called the PVT and CeL; see image) that controls fear. The discovery of the neural circuit can be the basis for new therapies for treatment of anxiety disorders.The Structure of Fear Some people have no fear, like that 17-year-old kid who drives like a maniac.