Low (LDL) vs High (HDL) Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Explained
31
August

Low (LDL) vs High (HDL) Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Explained

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To help you remember which is which, I suggest thinking of LDL as Lousy, and that you want it to be Low. Think of HDL as Healthy, and that you want it to be High.


Dealing with Asthma and Allergies
31
August

Dealing with Asthma and Allergies

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Your immune system protects you from potentially harmful substances in the things you eat, breathe, or touch. But the immune system of someone with allergies sees certain substances which are harmless to most people as things to react to and this triggers an allergic response. People who are predisposed to allergies produce excess IGE antibodies. […]


Cystic fibrosis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
24
August

Cystic fibrosis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

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Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! You’re probably aware that cystic fibrosis, or CF, is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs, but that’s only […]