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Cerebral palsy (diseases)

Cerebral palsy is described as a group of non-progressive, non-contagious conditions that generally affects both physical and mental functioning of affected individuals. It is one of the most common congenital defects among children which can occur before or during birth. An estimated 500,000 children and adults in the United States more...

Dementia (diseases)

Dementia can cause changes in a person's mood, behavior and personality. One of the early symptoms of dementia is a person's lack of ability to remember things. As it worsens, the person becomes unable of taking care of himself. Even worse, the difficulties of taking care of this person can more...

Guanfacine

Guanfacine

Guanfacine is an agonist type drug, belonging to a subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are heavily concentrated in the locus ceruleus and the prefrontal cortex. The main mode of action of the guanfacine drug is to lower both systolic and more...

Halobetasol propionate

Halobetasol propionate

Halobetasol propionate, or halobetasol, belongs to a class of topical corticosteroid drugs. The main action of this drug is to reduce the chemicals responsible in inflammation, swelling and redness of the skin. more...

Hyperaldosteronism (diseases)

Hyperaldosteronism or aldosteronism is a condition wherein very large quantities of aldosterone is produced and released by the adrenal glands. This can result to very low potassium levels in the blood leading to a variety of symptoms like high blood pressure. Aldosterone is responsible for maintaining normal sodium and potassium more...