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Pertussis (diseases)

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an acute and extremely contagious disease that affects between 5,000 to 7,000 people in the United States each year. It is caused by a gram-negative bacterium known as Bordatella pertussis, the culprit of 30 to 50 million Pertussis cases worldwide that result in more...

Pleural effusion (diseases)

The pleural cavity is the fluid filled space that surrounds the lungs, and pleural effusion is when there is an excessive amount of this fluid filling up that cavity. It is sometimes called “water on the lungs.” Too much fluid can make it difficult to breathe, because it more...

Rebetol

Rebetol

Rebetol can be generically prescribed as ribavirin, and is commonly used to treat hepatitis C in conjunction with an interferon alpha medication. Rebetol is a strong antiviral medication but can not treat hepatitis C without the assistance of an interfero more...

Rib cage (anatomy)

RIB CAGE ANATOMY The rib cage, shaped in a mild cone shape and more flexible than most bone sets, is made up of varying elements such as the thoracic vertebra, 12 equally paired ribs, costal cartilage, and held together anteriorly by the sternum. The primary responsibilities of the ribcage involve protecting more...

Sobelin

Sobelin

Sobelin is one of the most effective lincosamide antibiotics used against staphylococcus aureus without having to worry about hypersensitivity reactions, but patients do have to learn proper use and signs of adverse effects. more...