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How to Identify & Define an Aggregate in Nursing

How to Identify & Define an Aggregate in Nursing

Identifying an aggregate in nursing is a way of applying nursing and medical concepts to research into a large population who share common characteristics. The study of aggregates is often part of higher-level nursing courses in public health or community health nursing. Aggregates can be looked at ......[Read More]
How to Maintain the Humidity Level of a Fireplace

How to Maintain the Humidity Level of a Fireplace

Fireplaces and wood burning stoves that are used for heating your home can also suck the humidity out of your house during the winter months. Humidity levels in the home should be kept between 35 to 40 percent in the winter. Low humidity levels lead to dry throats and skin, sinusitis and even laryng......[Read More]
Why Coughing Increases Blood Pressure

Why Coughing Increases Blood Pressure

Coughing itself is not generally recognized as a cause of high blood pressure. However, a chronic cough can put stress on the system and result in increased blood pressure. In addition, factors related to coughing, such as smoking and taking decongestant medications, can also contribute to high bloo......[Read More]
What Does CoQ10 Do for Your Body?

What Does CoQ10 Do for Your Body?

Coenzyme Q10, often known as CoQ10, is a naturally occurring molecule in the body. The substance is similar in structure to vitamin K. It serves as an agent to convert the nutrition in food to energy at the cellular level, which produces a number of health benefits.......[Read More]
What Are the Causes of High Adrenal Levels?

What Are the Causes of High Adrenal Levels?

The human body has two tiny pyramid-shaped adrenal glands, one above each kidney. These glands produce adrenaline, noradrenaline, cortisol, dopamine, androgens, estrogen and aldosterone. In some circumstances, the levels of these hormones can increase dramatically.......[Read More]
How to Reduce Pulse Pressure

How to Reduce Pulse Pressure

Pulse pressure is calculated by taking the difference between your systolic and diastolic blood pressure. And while your pulse pressure rises naturally during strenuous exercise, consistently high pulse pressure can be a dangerous indicator of your risk for serious conditions such as heart disease a......[Read More]
Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, a disease that causes very high levels of cholesterol and raises your risk for heart disease.......[Read More]
Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Keeping cholesterol under control may help brain as well as heart, study suggests......[Read More]
Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Without Conventional Chemotherapy

Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Without Conventional Chemotherapy

Cure rates of APL may be further increased by implementing strategies to reduce early hemorrhagic deaths by educating healthcare providers to recognize the disease early.......[Read More]
Drug That Lowers Cholesterol May Also Prevent Strokes

Drug That Lowers Cholesterol May Also Prevent Strokes

A popular drug used to lower high cholesterol has an added benefit of reducing the risk of stroke in people who have had a heart attack or suffer from the crushing chest pain.......[Read More]
Irregular Breathing in Babies

Irregular Breathing in Babies

There's probably not a parent alive who hasn't watched his or her baby sleeping and wondered if the baby was really breathing. But what is normal when it comes to breathing and babies? Is there really cause for concern? Here's what every parent needs to know.......[Read More]
Estrogen

Estrogen

Female sex hormone involved in fertility. Provides protection against certain types of heart disease.......[Read More]
ROHO Cushion Guidelines

ROHO Cushion Guidelines

Administering care to a loved one or a patient confined to a wheelchair is difficult and heart wrenching. Caregivers make every effort to see that these special people are as comfortable as possible. The proper cushion for their wheelchair not only makes them more comfortable, but also helps to prev......[Read More]
What Are the Causes of Low Serum Protein?

What Are the Causes of Low Serum Protein?

During a normal doctor's visit, she may order a series of lab tests to determine health status. These tests screen patients for detail regarding overall health, including seeking out information about protein levels. She may also order these test when symptoms like unexplained weight loss manifest, ......[Read More]
Cholesterol Diet

Cholesterol Diet

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of cholesterol diet including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Blood Doping Side Effects

Blood Doping Side Effects

Blood doping is the injection of blood into the bloodstream (infusion) so as to increase the density of red blood cells (RBC). The aim is to increase oxygen-carrying ability, thereby improving athletic performance.......[Read More]
Almond Meal Uses

Almond Meal Uses

Almond meal, like almond flour, is made from grinding almonds into a fine powder. The main difference between the two is that almond flour is made from blanched almonds without the skin and almond meal is made from whole or blanched almonds with the skin. The consistency of almond meal is similar to......[Read More]
Definition of "Transient Hypertension"

Definition of "Transient Hypertension"

Hypertension refers to higher than normal blood pressure levels. The term "transient hypertension" signifies blood pressure that goes higher temporarily and later returns to normal. It also distinguishes this kind of hypertension from blood pressure that remains high all the time, which doctors gene......[Read More]
Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All

Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All

But even with new study, jury's still out on safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs......[Read More]
How to Prevent A Blood Clot

How to Prevent A Blood Clot

Americans are becoming fatter. Surely not news to you. But did you know that our escalating weight puts us at an increased risk for a blood clot? And blood clots can kill. Blood clots are formed in the arms or legs. They can break off and travel to the lungs. When they are in the l......[Read More]