E ye is like a camera.
Interactive The My Health Booklets are a series of health education booklets produced by Surrey Place Centre and funded by the Ontario Government, Ministry of Community and Social Services. The purpose for the series is to offer guidance to people with developmental disabilities in a clear and simple manner. The series consists of eight booklets now available online, with subjects ranging from general health issues to more specific health topics.
characterized by changes in the brain which result in a compulsive desire to use a drug. A combination of many factors including genetics, environment and behavior influence a person's addiction risk, making it an incredibly complicated disease. The new science of addiction considers all of these factors - from biology to family - to unravel the complexities of the addicted brain. The reward pathway is responsible for driving our feelings of motivation, reward and behavior.
URL of this page: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorial.html MedlinePlus presents interactive health tutorials from the Patient Education Institute . Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for a variety of diseases and conditions. Also learn about surgeries, prevention and wellness. Each tutorial includes animated graphics, audio and easy-to-read language. NOTE: These tutorials require Flash, version 8 or above.
A major function of the kidney is conservation of water by increasing the solute concentration in the urine. This is accomplished by the action of about a million nephrons working together with their attached collecting ducts. Although the process is much more complex than pictured here, it helps to understand the underlying concept if we break the process down into its three essential steps.