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Bartholin’s cyst - what is, causes and treatment

What is Bartholin’s cyst A fluid-filled enlargement of a Bartholin’s gland. There are two Bartholin’s glands, one on each side of the entrance to the VAGINA. Normally undetectable, the Bartholin’s glands produce secretions that lubricate the vaginal opening. A cyst may form when the duct that

Osteomalacia - definition, symptoms and treatment

Osteomalacia - definition, symptoms and treatment

Osteomalacia is softening of the bones that most often occurs as a result of vitamin D deficiency or abnormalities in vitamin D METABOLISM that prevent mineral crystals from accumulating in the BONE tissue. Vitamin D is essential to bone remodeling and the bone’s ability to draw calcium and other minerals from

Cytochrome P450 (CYP450) enzymes

Cytochrome P450 (CYP450) enzymes

Cytochrome P450 enzymes - a group of about 60 endogenous enzymes (enzymes the body produces) that participate in the METABOLISM of drugs. The CYP450 enzymes also participate in lipid (notably cholesterol) and steroid HORMONE synthesis. Most of the CYP450 enzymes that are active in DRUG metabolism are in the LIVER and

Turmeric (curcuma longa) health benefits and side effects

Turmeric (curcuma longa) health benefits and side effects

A major component of curry spices - turmeric (curcuma longa) - is used in Chinese and Indian medicine for thousands of years to mitigate disease states, ranging from flatulence to irregular menstruation. In western countries is now recognized as an effective anti-inflammatory agent and a cure for cancer. The yellow

Breastfeeding baby, women information, benefits

What is Breastfeeding The process of nourishing an infant with milk the mother’s breasts produce. Health experts recommend breastfeeding at least for the first six months of life when possible. BREAST milk provides the ideal nutritional balance for the infant. It also conveys important antibodies to the infant,

Licorice (glycyrrhiza glabra) benefits and DGL

Licorice (glycyrrhiza glabra) benefits and DGL

Licorice (glycyrrhiza glabra), tall shrub with blue flowers of the legume family, grown in Turkey and Greece. Its curative properties are stored in the root, which contains glycyrizin. Liquorice is also a source of many other potentially beneficial substances such as phytoestrogens and flavonoids. Spices for

Nodule - definition

Nodule - definition

Nodule is a small cluster of cells that arises from the subcutaneous or dermis layer of the SKIN and forms a swelling. Nodules are solid and distinct from the surrounding tissue. Most skin nodules arise from causes other than dermatologic, such as neurofibroma and LIPOMA. Nodules may exist in other parts of the body,