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What are the mechanisms of down syndrome?

What are the mechanisms of down syndrome?

Several possible: The features of Down syndrome seem to be dependent on the addition of one extra segment of a 21 chromosome. You can get there several ways. The traditional ds (~95%) has 3 copies of a 21 chromosome. About 4% have the specific extra 21 piece stuck on a regular chromosome. About 1% have a mosaic of some normal and some 21 trisomy in variable amounts. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism of memory formation?

What is the mechanism of memory formation?

Memory: Memory is dependent on the action of certain biologically active chemicals such as dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonine, etc. The nature of memory is not fully understood, though, just as the whole nature of human brain and the functions thereof. ...Read more

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What are psychological defense mechanisms?

Avoid Pain: They are unconscious ways of defending your ego or psyche from painful situations or revelations. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism of developing exophthalmos?

What is the mechanism of developing exophthalmos?

Swelling...: ..Of the muscles and fat behind the eyeball. ...Read more

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Does the body have a defense mechanism against wounds?

Does the body have a defense mechanism against wounds?

An amazing system: As dr. Berg said, our body's defense mechanism against wounds is amazing. It is truly extraordinary and exceptionally effective. If we didn't have such an effective system, wounds would never heal and everyone would die from infection. ...Read more

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What are the common natural disasters coping mechanisms?

What are the common natural disasters coping mechanisms?

Depends: On what you are asking! In "general" when people are in natural disasters they are in shock. There is fear/anxiety, and grief. There are many ways people cope in response to disasters, and I would suggest going to FEMA. Org for more info. People who have a disaster plan in advance will do better coping than those that do not, so like they say in the Boy Scouts, "Be prepared! " ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which individuals contract herpes?

What is the mechanism by which individuals contract herpes?

Several ways!: Skin to mucous membrane contact, mucous membrane to mucous membrane contact are the most common ways to spread it to another. Visible lesions are not always present. Sores can be inside the mouth or vagina, and may be hidden. And if you acquire herpes, it is for life! If you have hepres, it is responsible to be on remittive therapy as not to spread disease! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: defense mechanism?

What is the definition or description of: defense mechanism?

See below: In freudian psychoanalytic theory, defence mechanisms (or defense mechanisms) are psychological strategies brought into play by the unconscious mind to manipulate, deny, or distort reality (through processes including, but not limited to, repression, identification, or rationalization), and to maintain a socially acceptable self-image or self-schema. ...Read more

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Describe the mechanism of injury (moi), for a burner and stinger injury

Describe the mechanism of injury (moi), for a burner and stinger injury

Plexus stretch: The brachial plexus gets stretched. Head & neck go 1 way and shoulder &arm go the opposite way. The nerves don't like it & let u kno about their unhappiness in a big way. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which people become allergic to insects and flies?

What is the mechanism by which people become allergic to insects and flies?

Insect allergy: This just happens and there is no good predictor for it, it is more common in people who already have environmental allergies. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the breathing mechanism using flow rate equation and boyles law?

Can you tell me the breathing mechanism using flow rate equation and boyles law?

Vacuum to move air: As I am sure you are already aware, the flow rate equation refers to fluid principles which do not readily explain human breathing. Boyles law is used to describe the inverse relationship of gas and its volume at a particular temperature. Human breathing is driven by movements of the diaphragm that create negative pressure gradients to draw air into the lungs. ...Read more

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What are the three hemostatic mechanisms that normally occur in a healthy person?

What are the three hemostatic mechanisms that normally occur in a healthy person?

Some ideas...: Hemostasis has three mechanisms: 1) vasoconstriction, 2) a platelet plug, and 3) blood coagulation, or formation of a clot that seals the break until tissues are repaired. ...Read more

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Need expert help. Can somebody tell me the exact mechanism by which local as well as general anaesthetics work?

Need expert help. Can somebody tell me the exact mechanism by which local as well as general anaesthetics work?

That can't be: Answered, general anesthetics work by multiple mechanisms, it is still being studied, and different theories abound, local anesthetics block nerve conduction by blocking sodium channels ...Read more

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Is it true we have a fat-saving mechanism that doesn't get turned off for the night until we eat breakfast in the morning?

Is it true we have a fat-saving mechanism that doesn't get turned off for the night until we eat breakfast in the morning?

Sort of true...: During the night you don't need as much energy and your metabolism slows down. Once you wake up, your metabolism speeds up again, but without a healthy breakfast to provide the nutrients and energy your body needs, your metabolism can't sustain a higher level for long. You burn more calories during the day and are less likely to gain weight. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism of action of goserelin?

What is the mechanism of action of goserelin?

It and Lupron (leuprolide): Act in a complex hypothalamic/pituitary axis way, to turn of lh that stimulates testis to produce testosterone, which gives libido but also acts as jet fuel to stimulate pros ca growth. Flutamide/bicalutamide block cell receptors to the testosterone stimulation. ...Read more

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Mechanisms of action of keppra (levetiracetam)?

Mechanisms of action of keppra (levetiracetam)?

Not known: The best info I could find on this is on the wikipedia. Com website and reads as follows : the exact mechanism by which Levetiracetam acts to treat epilepsy is unknown. However, the drug binds to a synaptic vesicle glycoprotein, sv2a, [26] and inhibits presynaptic calcium channels.[27] this is believed to impede impulse conduction across synapses.[28]. ...Read more

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What is the anticonvulsant mechanism of action?

What is the anticonvulsant mechanism of action?

Comments: Over 20 plus anticonvulsant medications with a host of varying mechanisms, some affecting Na/K channels, others affecting glutamate or GABA, one even having effect on zinc metabolism. Regardless of mechanism, all are effective, and usual choice based upon tolerance of a variety of adverse events. ...Read more

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What is the signaling mechanism for EPO release?

What is the signaling mechanism for EPO release?

Tissue hypoxia: Lack of adequate oxygenation of tissues is the usual signal for EPO release.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism of codeine phostphate to treat diarhea?

What is the mechanism of codeine phostphate to treat diarhea?

Codeine and diarrhea: Codeine phosphate is indicated for the treatment of acute diarrhea in adults. However, Codeine and other opiates should be reserved for more refractory cases of diarrhea. The mechanism is constipation due to the slowing of peristalsis in the GI system. The opioid receptors are found in the muscles lining the walls of the intestines and in the brain. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism of developing exophthalmos and proptosis?

What is the mechanism of developing exophthalmos and proptosis?

Many causes: Most common is thyroid disease. But inflammation behind the eye or a tumor can also cause proptosis. ...Read more

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What is sibutramine's mechanism of action?

What is sibutramine's mechanism of action?

Sibutramine/Meridia: Abbot labs voluntarily pulled sibutramine from the us market in 2010 because clinical trials showed increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Many other countries followed suit. It inhibits central reuptake of dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin -- serotonin mechanism may increase satiety; ne one may increase metabolic rate. Some generic forms may be available, but not by prescription. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which polyps form in the intestine?

What is the mechanism by which polyps form in the intestine?

Neoplasia: Polyps commonly occur in the colon and are a precursor to cancer. Briefly, polyps form because cell growth in an area exceeds the loss of cells. See this site for more info.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/colonicpolyps. Html. ...Read more

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Please describe the mechanism by which smoking causes cancer?

Please describe the mechanism by which smoking causes cancer?

Induce / promote: Smoke contains a huge number of chemicals, some of which are potent electrophiles and intercalate themselves into dna and mutate it. The smoke also physically damages the airways killing off cells so that mutated cells with a growth advantage tend to overgrow, making more targets for the next mutation. Hope you're not a smoker or are getting help quitting. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which prednisolone causes osteoporosis?

What is the mechanism by which prednisolone causes osteoporosis?

Powerful&PoorlyKnown: Steroid hormones (all derivatives of cholesterol) analogous to cortisol induce greater activity of osteoclasts (bone degrading cells) vs. Osteoblasts (bone forming cells). This has long been observed, both in spontaneously occurring & iatrogenic (doc, medication induced) cushing's disease. However, like many other issues, though always happens, this does not mean all the details are understood. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which hormone levels and mensturation cycles work?

What is the mechanism by which hormone levels and mensturation cycles work?

Very cool: Right after menses, the ovaries produce cysts, which make estrogen, which thickens the lining of the uterus (in case u conceive), then once the egg is ovulated, the cyst where it came from produces Progesterone (which keeps early pregnancy alive, in case of conception), if no conception occurs, then the estrogen and Progesterone levels drop which triggers the uterus to shed lining via menstruation. ...Read more

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What are positive coping mechanisms?

What are positive coping mechanisms?

Coping methods: There are many - good self care that includes proper sleep, activity and hobbies, and overall healthy eating. With regard to work, achieving a good work-life balance as far as time. Other self care tips include, having good social support, continued personal development and learning (ie, taking a class in something fun interesting). Consider looking up models of holistic wellness for more ideas. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of a control mechanism?

Control mechanism: A regulatory mechanism for physiological functions in which there is responsive action to feedback. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism by which some boys grow faster than others?

What is the mechanism by which some boys grow faster than others?

Genetics: Simply because we are all different, based upon our environment and dna makeup.There are many different ' normals'. So do not worry. ...Read more

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Would faking being happy trigger the chemical mechanisms for happiness?

Would faking being happy trigger the chemical mechanisms for happiness?

No: In fact, it is likely to have an anxiety provoking effect. If you feel the need to fake happiness, then you should see a psychologist and explore why happiness naturally eludes you. Happiness may be less important than meaning and purpose in life. Some say that happiness is getting and meaning and purpose is giving. Don't chase happiness but do look for satisfaction in life. ...Read more