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Acromegaly (diseases)

Growth hormones are natural occurrences in a human being. It is significant in the development of the body. However, growth hormones must be produced under regulated terms otherwise, they could cause serious disorders that distort a person’s features. Acromegaly disease is a common effect of excessive growth hormone (HGH) levels. The more...

Addison’s disease (diseases)

Addison’s disease is defined by the body’s inability to produce hormones that are required for functioning. The adrenal glands, small gland located in the body just above the kidneys, are responsible for the production of hormones such as cortisol. While Addison’s disease can strike at any age, it most often more...

Adrenal glands (anatomy)

ADRENAL GLANDS ANATOMY The adrenal cortex and the adrenal medulla are often considered to be of similar function. However, both in structure and in function, these two structures are unique unto themselves. The adrenal medulla primarily secretes catecholamine hormones which are vital in the sympathetic actions of the autonomic nervous system. more...

Alficetyn

Alficetyn

Alficetyn is a synthetic antibiotic that was first introduced to the medical world in 1949. Since its inception, it has been found useful as a treatment for bacterial infections caused by drug-resistant microorganisms. It has been widely used in many thir more...

Amaryl

Amaryl

Amaryl is prescribed for patients with diabetes who can not control their blood sugar levels through diet alone. Generically known as glimepiride, this medication is usually combined with an exercise program and diet to treat non-insulin dependent (type 2 more...