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What Is DNA Replication

DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleic Acid. DNA is responsible to store genetic information of organisms. The biological process of transferring genetic information from a parent to progeny organisms by a true replication of the parental DNA molecule is known as “DNA replication”.…

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What is an Organ

Organ is a structural part of human body.  The brain forms the neuro center of the body.  Likewise heart circulates the blood.  The lungs, inhale oxygen and exhale the carbon dioxide. The stomach helps for the digestion of the food.  Gall bladder assists the stomach in its functioning.…

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How do Vaccines Work

Vaccines are an acquired immunity provided to the body.  The vaccines are given to make a competent immune system of our body.  They are given to you, to prepare your immune system in advance to fight against some of the deadly or infectious illnesses.…

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What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

Medicaid and Medicare are the two medical terms that sound almost similar however they are actually two different programs. Both however target to serve the patients suffering from numerous health problems.

Medical Program :

Medicaid is an assisted program while Medicare is known to be an insurance program. 

Governance:

Medicaid is the program governed by the state and funded by both individual states and Federal Government.

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What Is Alprazolam

Alprazolam is a short-acting anxiety killer. It is a recommended drug by FDA for panic and anxiety disorders. It acts by binding to specific sites on GABAA. It possesses hypnotic, skeletal muscle relaxant and sleep inducing properties. The average dosage for adult is 0.5 mg.…

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What Is Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin is a synthetic antibiotic. It belongs to the class of fluoroquinolone. It was approved by FDA in1987.It interacts with herbal and natural supplements. It is antibacterial drug that interferes with the development of DNA and of protein and thus hinders the growth of bacteria.…

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What Is a Neurologist

A neurologist is called as a specialized medical doctor who helps to diagnose and treat several injuries and disorders of the nervous system. Neurology is a field of medical science that includes treating disorders of the brain, muscles, nerves, spinal cord and the entire nerves of the body.…

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What is a Lobotomy

Historically, lobotomy is known to treat people suffering from any behavioral or psychological disorder. It is a procedure of surgery to remove damaged frontal cortex parts. With the further progress in the field of medicine during the 1950s, lobotomy was replaced largely with therapy talk, medications and other alternative treatments. 

People who were successfully treated with lobotomy were found to be more calm and normal in their life.…

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What Is a Fetal Stem Cell

The fetal stem cells are found in developing fetus bone marrow and other tissues like liver and kidney. The fetal blood is also a reservoir of hematopoietic stem cells, which has more proliferation power than the cord blood or adult bone marrow hematopoietic stem cells.…

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What Is Marijuana

Marijuana is plant which is known worldwide as the Cannabis plant. This plant is mainly used as a drug and also for medical purposes. The plant is grown worldwide and the hemp fabric is made using the fibers form Marijuana. The marijuana plant is a very adaptable plant that can adjust to different climatic conditions.…

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What is a Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove uterus of a woman which is generally done by a an experienced and trained gynecologist. This implies that the woman undergoing such surgery will not have her menstrual periods anymore and her ability of bearing a child ends there.…

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What Is Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen is a very common ingredient found in more than 600 drugs sold at common medicine counters across the globe. It can be used as a pain reliever, fever reducer and for many other smaller purposes such as relieving one of cough, cold and allergy infections and also aiding in sleep.…

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What is Lorazepam

Lorazepam is a medication which is used to treat patients having anxiety. Both the form of drugs that is the oral as well as the injectable one is available. The oral lorazepam affects the chemicals present in brain which are the responsible for anxiety & can become unbalanced.…

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What Is Ketamine

Ketamine is also known as recreational drug. It is used as short term anesthesia. It is an anesthetic   drug which works over people in varied forms. It might be available in the form of powder, pills or liquid. It can be consumed orally or by injection.…

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What Is Morphine

Morphine is a kind of pain relieving agent which performs it work as a narcotic substance. It stimulates the opoids in central nervous system and causes these receptors to get stimulant and change their structure to be binded with the ligand.…

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What Is Cephalexin

Cephalexin is a kind of antibiotic agent which is available as the name of keftab in market. It was firstly launched in market at 1968. It got approval by Food and Drug Administration in 1971. It is administered to the body by oral route.…

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What Is Omeprazole

Omeprazole is within a category of sounding medication known as PPI (proton push inhibitors). Omeprazole prevent from the acidity of the abdomen. Other treatment in the category involves Prevacid, Aciphex or rabeprazole, Protonix or pantoprazole, and Nexium or esomeprazole. Proton push chemicals are applied for the therapy of circumstances such as sores, gastroesophageal acid reflux illness (GERD) and the Zollinger-Ellison symptoms, which are all due to gastric acidity.…

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What Is Doxycycline

Doxycycline compose of tetracycline anti-biotic. It battle microorganisms in your body. Doxycycline is used to cure many different attacks which occur due to bacterial infection, such as bladder microbe infections, pimples, gonorrhea, and the problem, periodontitis (gums and teeth disease), and others.…

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What is Ativan

Ativan is a drug used to treat short term anxiety. Ativan is now popularly known as Lorazepam. This drug is actively used to control aggressive patients at mental hospitals. It is similar to the benzodiazepine drug which also has sedative properties and induced to control anxiety, seizures and insomnia.…

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What Is Citalopram

Citalopram is among a popular antidepressant used to treat key depression. This is categorised under the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). It is generally used off label in United States which is available in various brand names like celexia, cipramal and citta across the world.…

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What Is Metronidazole

Metronidazole is an antibiotic used to eradicate anaerobic bacteria causing infections in stomach, liver and pelvis. It is available in various forms such as tablets, ointment, capsules and gel. This drug is used to treat dysentery, vaginal infections and infections in small intestines.…

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What Is Suboxone

Suboxone is a prescription medicine used to reduce opioid dependence. This is commonly known to those people who are very familiar with opium plant. It is the trade name of Buprenorphine which is derived from thebaine. Thebaine is an alkaloid of the poppy plant.…

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What is Zoloft

Zoloft is a common drug for depression and anxiety. It also helps in fighting panic disorder. It is available in the form of drugs and oral concentrates. It is the brand name for sertraline hydrochloride. It is also known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) mainly used as anti-depressant.…

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What is Dialysis

In the human anatomy, kidneys play a very vital and responsible role in maintaining the health by filtering all the waste elements from blood and purify the same. The purification is done by flushing out the impurities through urine and regulates the fluid balance of the body.…

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