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Article explaining anemia secondary to CHF and management

The following article helps explain the misconception of possible fluid overload in replacing blood products for CHF patients too fast and management guidelines for anemia management for CHF patients. 51 more words


An Interesting Explanation of Pathophysiology Behind Parkinson's


This article covers the various manifestations of Parkinson’s Disease.  It is clear that Parkinson’s exists due to loss of appropriate function of Dopamine and/or Norepinephrine, and can also manifest as Lewy Body Parkinson’s.  32 more words


Midterms: Check!

This past week took me for all I had. For many it was a calm week before Easter break, but for me and several others, it was quite the opposite. 761 more words



Malaria infection develops via two phases: one that involves the liver (exoerythrocytic phase), and one that involves red blood cells, orerythrocytes (erythrocytic phase). When an infected mosquito pierces a person’s skin to take a blood meal, sporozoites in the mosquito’s saliva enter the bloodstream and migrate to the liver where they infect hepatocytes, multiplying asexually and asymptomatically for a period of 8–30 days. 294 more words


The Pathophysiology of Acute Coronary Syndromes by Dr. Char

Here is a paper that explains the process of plaque formation in atherosclerotic disease, which ultimately contributes ACS. It isn’t very long, but it definitely explains the process thoroughly.

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