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Human Body Infection Fighters
MRI Scans: Mri scans are performed on isolated parts of the body for specific reasons. If a physician is concerned for brain, spine or joint infections, than a targed MRI is a great test. It would never be used to screen a whole body. It would take hours and be very expensive. As an example, a brain MRI takes about 45 minutes. A total spine MRI takes up to 2.5 hours. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
What infections, besides the malaria parasite and borrelia, cause a substantial increase in quinolinic acid in the human body?
Lymes disease : And the other placesot is fpunfisbin s host of neurological and psychological conditions. ...Read more
If a human accidentally swallowed an infected flea (tapeworm), can the body fight off the infection, or is getting a tapeworm guaranteed?
The body may "fight off the infection".
First you need to know if the flea ingested was infected.
And because you swallowed it, that is now impossible.
Perhaps the animal the flea came from could be checked for fleas and that would give more information. ...Read more
#of hormones. : F asks how many hormones in the human body? I just need the total number. ANS: If you define a hormone that is secreted by one cell and activates an action in another there may even be millions. If you define it as a chemical made in one organ say pit that has to circulate in the blood to affect another target organ say adrenal then there are maybe 50ish. Good google ? once u have definition down ...Read more
Fat on muscles: Adipose tissue( fat) is generally beneath the skin and subcutaneous tissue and and " above" the muscles. ...Read more
I was wondering what are some complicated diseases that are caused by organisms in the human body?
There are many:
Tuberculosis from tubercle bacillus: Syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease from the spirochete bacillus called treponema pallidum, tertiary syphilis can be very complex affecting all parts of the body. Schistosomiasis or bilharzia caused by parasitic worms: Malaria caused by the parasitic Plasmodium falciparum & spread by mosquitos.
What effect does gum have on the human body? I need to know asap becuse it for my school project. Please answer!
Please check the following sites :
6)very good one! http://www.Inflammationreliefguide.Com/health-and-wellness/life-threatening-periodontal-disease/
these articles will help you on your project .
Good luck! ...Read more
Hi! I was wondering about if a binary vascular system could be supported within the normal human body. If so, would it be advised?
See below: Yes, it can be supported but probably not the best thing since it would require 2 hearts. This would put quite a bit of load on the lungs, take up a lot of space needed for other things (including double the vasculature) and it's doubtful it would be any more efficient than a health cardiovascular system the "usual" singular way. ...Read more
What's the excretion time of zn, cu from the human body? I understand that cu takes some time to be removed, something like 10% over 72 hours period.
24 hours: Both zinc and copper are competitively absorbed in the small intestine. Excessive zinc ingestion (ie supplements) can decrease cu absorption--especially after gastric surgery. Unless you have had problems with malnutrition, inflammatory bowel disease, or gastric bypass and if you are eating a normal western diet i would not worry about excretion of trace metals. ...Read more
Does any1 know where I can find a data file (text) of every nutritional test that could be done on the human body?
I do not know: Sorry, I do not know the answer to that. ...Read more
I'm just wondering what affects driving long distance up to 600 mi a day and all the bouncing around in a truck can have on the human body?
Blood clots: Driving for long periods of time can increase risk of blood clots developing in the legs that can then go to your lungs, need to take regular breaks and move your legs . ...Read more
How fast can my body reachs the right weight? I'm 30 years old male and i'm very skinny.... . How long or how much can human body gain weekly?
Not advisable: because danger in sharp point, but yes ...Read more
HIV infection: The acute infection stage of HIV usually begins to be widespread at about fourteen days after exposure. Most people do not experience any symptoms during this phase. But, those that do report a severe flu-like illness. Untreated, in a man, the average length of infection to death is eleven years.But, we do not need to worry about that. With treatment today, the length of life is 53 plus years. ...Read more
What to if I am just curious, what is worse on the human body, smoking cigarettes or eating process?
Smoking cigs: By far. In fact, internal tobacco company documents have revealed that they are the actual sponsors of some of the foolish / subscientific claims about ways to protect yourself from getting cancer / other risk factors for coronary artery disease, cancer and stroke. My physician / scientist colleagues have all quit smoking and almost none worry about "eating processed foods.". ...Read more
How does the respiratory system work with other systems in the body? I'm doing a project for school on human body systems.
Every part important: but consider this. The lungs are how we get oxygen into our body. The trachea is the tube to let air flow into the lungs. WIthout oxygen people will suffer brain damage or death after about 3 minutes. So I would say that the respiratory system is pretty important to the functioning of the human body. ...Read more
It's a system: ..because in integrates and manages all the subsets of systems that maintain your physical health. None of your vital organs could work properly if they weren't organized and able to communicate with with all of the others. Interesting question tho. Hope this helps. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Work at It, Exercise: People love easy answers (which do not exist) for many things (exception: look up “exercise in a pill” research); marketers routinely use this to sell bogus stuff. Military boot camp all about building endurance (plus team spirit & compliance with orders). Second, eat as healthy as you can, most evidence: natural fats, moderate protein, very low sugar, no proc. Carbs. Study: attia, taubes, lustig. ...Read more
Tissues Types: Although there are many types of cells in the human body, they are organized into four broad categories of tissues: epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous.https://opentextbc.ca/anatomyandphysiology/chapter/4-1-types-of-tissues/ ...Read more
Food antigens: Antigens are substances, typically proteins, that are recognized by the immune system as foreign to the body. Typically, protective antibodies (igg, IgM or iga) are made to foreign proteins however, some times allergic antibodies (ige) are created. Not all persons have the genetic predisposition to make ige but about 1/3rd of the population is prone to this problem. ...Read more
Tuberculosis or TB: This is a type of bacterium that can 'hide' in the body for YEARS before making an appearance. Most often, it affects the lungs - where you get coughing and sometimes coughing of blood. Other organs can be affected though, such as the tissues around the lungs, lymph nodes, even kidneys or other organs. Luckily there isn't much TB in the USA any more, but if you think you have it see a doc ASAP. ...Read more