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Dactinomycin

...  bones (specifically the tendons and muscles), cancer of the testicles and tumors in the womb. It is purchased under the brand names of Act-D, Actinomycin D and Cosmegen. Dactinomycin is usually infused into a patient’s vein for more than 15 minutes. Doctors usually issue medicines before the administration of the drug so that vomiting and nausea would be prevented when the drug starts  ...

Levaquin

...  is dangerous. Patients who are overdosed could be easily determined by these signs: droopy eyelids or sluggishness, weakness, loss of balance and coordination, difficulty in breathing, profuse sweating, convulsions and tremors. Other Details Levaquin has the molecular formula C36H42F2N6O9 and the IUPAC name (-)-(S)-9-fluoro-2,3-dihydro-3-methyl-10-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-  ...

Runny Nose

...  children are the most common people to suffer from runny noses, a good number of the American adult population are likely to undergo this illness once in a while. Because of this, people get confused on the real cause of these sniffles. The most common suppositions would be sinus infection and allergic reactions. Most professionals dig into the possibility of allergies whenever they  ...

Allergic Reactions

...  less blood than it needs, which can eventually cause dangerous levels of high blood pressure. Allergic reactions that cause shock usually makes the sufferer look pale or red, dry or sweaty, and confused or unconscious. How can it be avoided? There are different ways to avoid harmful triggers from allergic reactions. The most effective way to prevent triggers is to identify what food,  ...

Pernicious Anemia

...  be a very effective way of treating the disorder, if detected in its early stage. Patients with gastric atrophy could also be administered supplements orally or intravenously. Patients could also infuse Vitamin B12 rich foods and drinks in their diet. This could be acquired from eating poultry products, meat, milk or other dairy products, rice, cereals, nuts, green and leafy vegetables,  ...

Ovarian Cancer

...  Presence of signs and symptoms during the early part of ovarian cancer is important in order to detect it as early as possible. The earlier any disease is diagnosed, the better. Doctors are often confused with manifestations of ovarian cancer due to the fact that it is nearly identical to other cancers. Symptoms Early stage ovarian symptoms may present the following clinical manifestations:  ...

Aplastic Anemia

...  Anemia Aplastic anemia should not be taken for granted. However, mild or moderate cases does not need immediate hospitalization. To provide the easiest way for treatment to patients, they are transfused with blood. This is rather a way to alleviate the patient’s condition and provide the support needed from blood cells. Immunosuppresant medications could also be very helpful if the  ...

Alopecia

...  is often inherited from a persons ancestors. Symptoms Alopecia areata is often identified by hair loss on the scalp. For hair that is noticeably thinned out, the condition is referred to as diffuse alopecia areata. On the other hand, if the hair on the scalp is lost completely, the condition is called alopecia totalis. Alopecia universalis pertains to the loss of hair on the whole body.  ...

Hypogonadism

...  MRI and a CT scan can also be helpful in diagnosing hypogonadism. Treatment For Hypogonadism Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is the most common treatment for Hypogonadism. These hormone infused medications are prescribed to lessen the burden or symptoms of the hormonal deficiency. Injections or pills are prescribed to stimulate the production of healthy and functioning sperm or egg  ...

Alveoli

...  to allow the diffusion of gas to occur. It contains collagen and elastic fibers to accommodate the constant stretching of the organ. Because of the large amount of capillaries, oxygen easily diffuses in the blood and the carbon dioxide is expelled. Cells The alveoli have three types of cells. They are the Type I cells, Type II cells and the macrophages. The type I cells are also known as  ...