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Vitamin C
Vitamin C - Importance, Effects and Foods Vitamin C, also called ascorbic acid is a vitamin required for the synthesis of collagen, which is an important structure in the formation of bone, cartilage, muscle and blood vessels. Vitamin C also acts on the immune system and the central nervous system.
Nutrition   Article saved: 03 January 2015
Foods rich in vitamin D
Vitamin D - Benefits and Main Sources Vitamin D, also known as calciferol, is an essential substance for our health and is responsible for controlling the levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood and bones. In recent years, vitamin D has gained media attention and medical attention for its alleged actions against infections, cancer and heart disease.
Nutrition   Article saved: 18 June 2017
Vitiligo symptoms
Vitiligo - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Vitiligo is a disease that affects about 1% of the world population and causes progressive depigmentation of the skin, reaching all ethnicities, being, however, clinically more evident when it occurs in people with darker skin. In this text we will address the causes and current treatment options for vitiligo.
Skin diseases   Article saved: 05 January 2018
Washing Hands
Washing Hands Importance Hand washing is one of the most important measures to prevent the spread of disease. Proper hand hygiene can prevent you from getting sick and is also capable of interrupting the transmission of viral, bacterial and parasitic infections to others.
General Health   Article saved: 12 February 2015
Wegener`s granulomatosis
Wegener's Granulomatosis - Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Wegener's granulomatosis, also called granulomatosis with polyangiitis, is a vasculitis of autoimmune origin, that is, a disease that occurs with diffuse inflammation of the blood vessels of the body, caused by the inappropriate production of autoantibodies and, in ultimately leads to a restriction of blood flow in the affected organs.
Blood & vessels   Article saved: 01 May 2018
Protein structure
What are Proteins and Amino Acids? From our hair and nails to muscles, through hormones, enzymes and antibodies, everything in our body is basically composed of proteins.
Nutrition   Article saved: 30 August 2017
Triglycerides sources
What Are Triglycerides? Triglycerides are the main fats in our body and make up most of the fats of plant and animal origin.
Cholesterol   Article saved: 27 October 2017
Pregnancy and food
What Can Eat When Pregnant? Food can be dangerous toxins source of fetal development and potentially causing abnormalities of infections, such as, for example, toxoplasmosis. Therefore, most pregnant women need to adapt your diet to minimize the occurrence of poisoning that can cause negative effects in the short and long term in the baby's life.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 19 December 2015
Cancer and carcinoma
What Is Carcinoma? Carcinoma is the most common type of cancer in humans, and it can appear in virtually every tissue in our body. We call carcinoma the cancer that originates from an epithelial tissue, that is, the tissue that covers our skin and most of our organs.
Cancer   Article saved: 20 September 2017
What is Depression? Depression is a psychiatric illness that can cause numerous psychological and physical symptoms. Its best known symptom is a deep and prolonged sadness, which does not mean that all sorrow is necessarily related to a depression.
Depression   Article saved: 21 June 2012
Hemodialysis room
What Is Hemodialysis Session As the kidneys are vital organs, there is no way we survive without them are functioning minimally. When the kidneys stop working, the patient only has three options: kidney transplantation, hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. These three treatments are part of what we call renal replacement therapy, which, as the name implies, are treatments that seek to replace the natural kidney.
Kidney diseases   Article saved: 08 March 2015
What is Sepsis or Septic Shock? Sepsis, also called sepsis or septicemia, is a syndrome that occurs in patients with severe infections, characterized by an intense inflammatory condition throughout the body. Sepsis is triggered by the bloodstream invasion by infectious agents like bacteria or viruses, therefore, is commonly called the lay public infection of the blood.
Bacterial infections   Article saved: 08 May 2014

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