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Illnesses, Diseases & Conditions

Illnesses, Diseases & Conditions

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Lateral ankle instability - OrthopaedicsOne Articles - OrthopaedicsOne Introduction An ankle sprain is the most common athletic injury — approximately 30,000 of these injuries occur each day in the US (1,2) — and the most common reason to see an orthopedist.(2-7) Ankle sprains are more prevalent in certain sports such as basketball, where in one study, they accounted for 13% of all injuries.(8) Historically, most physicians have recommended various forms of conservative management, with the adage, "All these injuries get better." More recently, however, careful assessment of ankle sprains has revealed that 10% to 40% result in persistent symptoms after acute injury (2,4-6,9-11) due to a number of issues: Peroneal tear or dislocation Underlying cartilage defect Chronic ankle instability

The College of Family Physicians Canada Advance Care Planning What Is Advance Care Planning? An ACP is simply a plan you make in advance, for your care at the end of your life. Advance care planning gives you time to consider and reflect on the kind of health and medical care you would consent to, or refuse, in a crisis. The best time to make an ACP is when you are younger and your health is still good. Anemia

educatorstechnology.com The following are some good resources to help students explore the human body through interactive imaging, games, exercises and more. Build-a Body: This is a great website that allows students to build the human body using interactive elements system by system. Each system has descriptions and provides some facts about diseases. Students will only drag and drop the parts of body such as bones, organs,..ect. BioDigital Human This is a great resource for anatomy. It lets users view the human body in 3D, hide or remove layers, create custom views and many more.

22 Ways to Overclock Your Brain “I just found out that the brain is like a computer. If that’s true, then there really aren’t any stupid people. Just people running DOS.” - Anonymous Vocabulaire sciences Des mots pour comprendre Vivipare Organisme Ovaire Ovipare Ovule Future - Science & Environment - Remote-controlled protein factories Thanks to advances in biotechnology and genetic engineering, we are finding ever more complex ways of converting nature into living protein factories that serve our needs. Engineered bacterial cells can churn out medically useful proteins such as insulin, the blood-clotting agent thrombin, and a host of other human enzymes and hormones. Plants, yeast and even other mammals can be given the genes needed to produce valuable proteins that they don’t make naturally. Most famously, even notoriously, genetically modified goats can secrete spider silk in their milk, which can be extracted and used to make tough fibres.

The World's Healthiest Foods 100 foods that can serve as the basis of your Healthiest Way of Eating. Links to the articles about these foods can be found below. In addition to questions about our foods, we often get asked about beverages and sweeteners. In the beverage category, water and green tea have been especially popular topics, and in the sweetener category, so have blackstrap molasses, honey and maple syrup. Of course, there are many other nutritious foods other than those that we have included on our list that we feel are wonderful, health-promoting foods; if there are other whole foods - such as fruits, vegetables, nuts/seeds, whole grains, etc - that you like, by all means enjoy them.

Are there disorders or conditions associated with spina bifida? Health issues are different for each person with spina bifida. Open spina bifida (myelomeningocele)—in which the spinal cord is exposed—tends to cause more severe problems.1 Hydrocephalus

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