Ischemia and Loss of Vascular Autoregulation in Ocular and Cerebral Diseases: A New Perspective presents evidence that ischemia and loss of autoregulation of blood flow are associated with the onset of the major ocular and cerebral diseases including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, low and normal tension open angle glaucoma, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Recognition of […]
The complexities of treating skin problems are borne out by the fact that they are often a manifestation of some deeper metabolic imbalance (Bone 2004). The external manifestations of skin disease are evidence of this allostatic disharmony existing within. However it is finding the balance between homeostasis and this allostatic response that works to achieve […]
This new Oxford Medical Handbook takes an integrated approach to both infectious disease and microbiology. Referenced to national and international guidelines, it covers the basic principles of bacteriology and virology, specific information on diseases and conditions, and material on ‘hot topics’ such as bioterrorism and preventative medicine.
Neem-based products from Azadirachta indica have been successfully used for pest control in agriculture and gardening since long in India and more recently in European countries and in the USA (1). The seed kernels, particularly rich in bioactive azadirachtin and other limonoids (tetranortriterpenoids), are the main source for a large number of products used for […]
INTRODUCTION Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma are two very common allergic diseases of the respiratory tract (1). The two have much in common as to age at onset, seasonal manifestations, and causation. Hay fever involves the mucosa, or lining of the upper respiratory tract only, whereas asthma is confined to the bronchial tubes of […]
Dizziness has been used to describe different sensations. True dizziness is a light-headedness, unsteadiness or simply feeling faint. The symptom of “dizziness” needs to be separated from vertigo, which is a feeling that the room is moving or spinning, or that the person is moving when they are not (or even a floating sensation). Balance […]
A genetic disease is a disease caused by a abnormal form of a gene called a variation or a change of a gene called a mutation. Genetic disorders can be caused1. by a mutation in one gene (monogenetic disorder) Monogenetic disorders are relatively rare and are caused by a mutation in a single gene. The […]