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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Forms of Glaucoma

Via Michael Fu, OD / Eye Health Web Glaucoma is a disease that damages the eyes’ optic nerves. Damage does not become noticeable until significant damage has occurred and if not … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

What is Dystonia?

Via Dystonia-Foundation Dystonia is a movement disorder that causes the muscles to contract and spasm involuntarily. The neurological mechanism that makes muscles relax when they are not in use does … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Blood Type Matching for a Kidney Transplant

Via Thomas Peters, MD / AAKP Scientists have known for many years that blood group matching is important in transfusion and it is equally important in kidney transplantation. The basic … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Medical Applications on Fiber-Optics (Part 2 of 5)

Via ALEXIS MENDEZ / Laser Focus World Optical fiber sensors comprise a light source, optical fiber, external transducer, and photodetector. They sense by detecting the modulation of one or more of … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Human Ovary Structure and Hormone Cycle

Primary Contributor: Robert D. Utiger, M.D. > Britannica Academic Edition The primary function of the ovaries is to nurture and prepare oocytes (eggs) for the process of ovulation (rupture and release … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Patients Crossing Oceans Reaches150,000 Vistors!

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May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors (Video)

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment