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Trigger Point and Referred Pain Guide Complexity Explorables | I herd you! This explorable illustrates the mechanism of herd immunity. When an infectious disease spreads in a population, an individual can be protected by a vaccine that delivers immunity. But there's a greater good. Immunization not only projects the individual directly. The immunized person will also never transmit the disease to others, effectively reducing the likelihood that the disease can proliferate in the population. Because of this, a disease can be eradicated even if not the entire population is immunized. Press Play and keep on reading.... This is how it works This explorable is actually a set of four similar explorables, all of which model the spread of a disease in a population with \(N\) individuals. This model is known as the SIS-model, one of the simplest dynamical models for infectious disease dynamics. Both, vaccine uptake and transmissibility of the disease can be controlled with a slider. Model 1: The mixed population Model 2: The static network model Further information C.

Gluten Free Society - Education for gluten sensitive and intolerant individuals | Gluten Free Society Cavernous sinus thrombosis Cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) is the formation of a blood clot within the cavernous sinus, a cavity at the base of the brain which drains deoxygenated blood from the brain back to the heart. This is a rare disorder and can be of two types–septic cavernous thrombosis and aseptic cavernous thrombosis.[1] Most commonly the form is of septic cavernous sinus thrombosis. The cause is usually from a spreading infection in the nose, sinuses, ears, or teeth. Cavernous sinus thrombosis symptoms include: decrease or loss of vision, chemosis, exophthalmos (bulging eyes), headaches, and paralysis of the cranial nerves which course through the cavernous sinus. Signs and symptoms[edit] The clinical presentation of CST can be varied. Classic presentations are abrupt onset of unilateral periorbital edema, headache, photophobia, and bulging of the eye (proptosis).[3] Other common signs and symptoms include: Cause[edit] Diagnosis[edit] Laboratory tests[edit] Imaging studies[edit] Differential diagnosis[edit]

24999 Modelling of disease spread 24999 Modelling of disease spread The course is free of charge for master and PhD students from the European Union. Student from none EU countries and all professionals must pay tuition fees of 8250 DKK. Course information General course objectives Simulation modeling is a discipline often used in the veterinary field to investigate epidemiological questions. Learning objectives A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to: Understand basic concepts about RUnderstand the basic principles in simulation modelingConstruct simple deterministic simulation modelsConstruct simple stochastic simulation modelsConstruct simple stochastic and dynamic simulation modelsModel simple mechanisms of disease spread between units (e.g. individuals or populations)Collect the results from the simulations in a proper way and present them visuallyRead and understand more complicated papers using the taught techniques Content Training in deterministic, stochastic and dynamic modeling. Remarks

The Best Gluten-Free Empanada Dough - Gluten Dear Reader, you are cuckoo for empanadas. I, on the other hand, am also crazy for melamine. Today, we both win. First, the empanadas. Wanna know how I know that there’s nothing you won’t do for a good gluten-free empanada? If you have a blog, you already know this, so feel free to zone out. On the back end of a blog, there are all sorts of goodies: half baked posts awaiting their turn in the sunshine, referrers to your site, and, my personal favorite, Search Engine Terms. Apparently, if you’re only 13 and you’re craving nudity, what you do is come here. How do I get my jollies? Let’s get back to your jollies, though, shall we? Empanada Dough 2.0 By: Nicole@ Gluten-Free on a Recipe type: Appetizer/Entree Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Serves: 36 In a medium saucepan, place the wine, water, butter and shortening and stir to combine. Bean flour blends are not true all-purpose gluten-free flours. Love, Me P.S.

3/2007: Sinus Infection, Headache, and Diplopia A 36-year-old female with a recently treated sinus infection presents with an 18-hour history of severe right-sided headache and new-onset diplopia. Examination reveals the finding pictured below. Aside from tenderness on palpation over the frontal and maxillary sinuses, the remainder of her physical and neurologic exam is unremarkable. TH What is the physical exam finding? a) Anisocoria; b) Facial nerve palsy; c) Horner Syndrome; d) Abducens palsy; or e) Intranuclear ophthalmoplegia. Discussion The answer is D: Abducens palsy, or isolated right cranial nerve VI palsy. Cranial nerve VI innervates the lateral rectus muscle, which is responsible for eye abduction, or temporal gaze. The sixth cranial nerve arises from the pons and courses through the subarachnoid space until it ascends the clivus and enters the cavernous sinus before exiting to the lateral rectus muscle.

Chemotherapy, Then and Now Since I am claiming that cancer research is doing something suboptimal, I’m going to have to examine what progress has actually been made in cancer research, and what results it had. Here, I’ll focus on the history of chemotherapy. Early history “A history of Cancer Chemotherapy” is an excellent article that summarizes the early history. Chemotherapy is actually a fairly recent development. The beginnings of modern chemotherapy were in the Chemical Warfare Service during World War II, which studied chemical weapons and discovered the tumor-regressing effects of nitrogen mustards. Sidney Farber, as part of a government drug screening program, and in collaboration with Harriet Kilte, discovered methotrexate and found it effective on children with leukemia. Post-war, Sloane-Kettering hired almost the entire Chemical Warfare Service for a drug development program. In the 1950’s, the CCNSC drug development program was also founded; it was the precursor to the modern pharmaceutical industry.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) est une agence fédérale nord-américaine, département du National Institute of Health, organisme fédéral que l'on peut assimiler au ministère de la santé.
Le NIAID est responsable de la recherche biomédicale nord-américaine dans le domaine des maladies infectieuses et des affections allergiques.

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