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Inflammation of the central nervous system (CNS) can disrupt bodily functions, including sensation, movement, and metabolic and digestive processes.
Epigenetics is the study of heritable changes in the way a DNA sequence is read. The reading of a DNA sequence is dependent on its structural organization. The occurrence of illnesses such as cancers, cognitive dysfunction, respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, autoimmune disease, and neurobehavioral issues have been linked to epigenetic mechanisms.
The ribs are the main bones of the abdominal skeletal system. The rib cage protects vital internal organs. There are 12 pairs of ribs and they attach to the spine. There are seven upper ribs, known as “true” ribs, which attach to the sternum in the front of body.
The digestive system contains organs that extract nutrients from food and deliver them to the body.
The tissue of the small intestine is responsible for absorbing nutrients from food during digestion. There are five layers of small intestine tissue: mucosa, muscularis mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa, and serosa.
The small intestine is a long, tubular structure that connects the stomach to the large intestine in the abdomen. Part of the digestive tract, the small intestine is primarily responsible for absorbing vital nutrients from food. The small intestine contains three parts: duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.
The adrenal glands, also called the suprarenal glands, are small, triangular glands located on top of each kidney. The adrenal glands are responsible for producing hormones that regulate metabolic processes and help the body respond to stress.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by chronic joint inflammation. RA can also affect other parts of the body, including the skin, lungs, and eyes. Though the underlying cause is unknown, RA results from immune cells attacking the synovial membrane. This leads to joint pain and swelling.
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.
All cells in the body need energy to function. This energy primarily comes from glucose, which is a type of sugar found in carbohydrates.
Hollow organs, such as the esophagus and intestines, physically pass food through the digestive tract, and solid organs, like the pancreas and gallbladder, produce digestive enzymes.
Autoimmune reactions occur when the body attacks and damages its own cells, tissues, and organs. The thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones important for metabolism, growth and development, and body temperature.
The opening and closing of heart valves produce heart sounds. A variety of health conditions can cause abnormal heart sounds via unruly blood flow Diagnosing abnormal heart sounds and murmurs requires proper examination technique.
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