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Biotinidase Deficiency Testing

Biotinidase deficiency is a genetic metabolic disorder in which the digestive system is unable to release biotin from the proteins in the diet. This results in the deficiency of Biotin which is also referred to as Vitamin …

Symptoms

The symptoms associated with the deficiency of Anti thrombin 3 generally depend upon the location of the blood clot and the extent of obstruction caused by it. The symptoms include,

  1. Severe leg pain aggravated to increased movement with swelling

Overactive Immune System

An overactive immune system is actually a malfunctioning immune system, and is called auto-immune disease. It occurs due to an imbalance in WBCs, resulting in poor differentiation between a foreign body and the body’s own cells.

Various …

Neuron Structure

The neuron comprises of dendrites, soma, axon hillock, axon and terminal buttons.

Neuron Structure and Function

The neuron is a building-block of the Nervous System. It is a data processing component that collects and transmits information. Below is …

Selective Immunoglobulin A deficiency is a commonest form of primary immunodeficiency. It is a genetic disorder and it is more commonly present in Europeans than people of other countries. The deficiency can be defined when the immunoglobulin A (IgA) is …

Carnitine Deficiency Syndrome

Carnitine deficiency is a condition which is characterized by low levels of amino acid carnitine, which is essential for metabolism of fatty acids by the body cells. Carnitine deficiency may occur due to genetic mutation or can …

L Carnitine Deficiency Symptoms

L-carnitine is an amino acid that is extremely vital for the conversion of fat in to energy, which is critical for body functions. The amino acid is synthesized by the body in the kidneys and the …

Early Symptoms of Cold

Common cold affects practically everyone. Nasal discharge, a mild headache and sore throat are the first symptoms of cold.

Even as, there are a whole range of over-the-counter drugs that fight cold, treating cold with …

Feosol Ferrous Sulfate Side Effects Therapy

Iron is an important mineral required by the body, it is a part of hemoglobin which carries oxygen to the muscles and tissues for their nourishment.

Depletion of iron in the body gives rise …

What is Pancreatic Lipase?

The pancreatic lipase enzyme breaks down fat present in the food, i.e., it helps in fat emulsification and metabolism. The enzyme plays a very vital part in the process of digestion, assimilation and transport of lipids.…

What is Microcurrent Therapy?

  • Microcurrent therapy is recently introduced procedure in physical therapy techniques, for various disorders and diseases.
  • It is useful in soft tissue inflammation, muscle pain, strain and pain caused during sports exercise, fibromyalgia, neuropathies and post herpes

Liver cancer can be of two types. It can be a primary site of cancer or it can be metastatic liver cancer.

In metastatic liver cancer the primary site is somewhere else, and the tumor cells break away from the …

Intestinal obstruction is blockage of the intestine partially or completely, the obstruction does not allow solid and liquid to pass through it. Obstruction can occur in small intestine or in the large intestine.

It is also known as paralytic ileus, …

Lack of Cholesterol Symptoms

Cholesterol is essential for normal functioning of the human body as per the National Institute of Health. Cholesterol is an integral part of membrane structure and is used to synthesize steroid hormones. The brain has the …

IgA Deficiencies Symptoms

IgA accounts for 19 percent of the total serum immunoglobulin in human body. It is preferentially secreted into cholostrum, saliva, intestinal juice and respiratory secretions.

IgA deficiency syndrome is due to decrease level of IgA (immunoglobulin A) …

Alpha One Antitrypsin Deficiency Diagnosis

Alpha one antitrypsin is a genetic disorder which is associated with destruction of the cells of the lungs and the liver. Though difficult to diagnose there are certain risk factors associated with the condition,

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Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

G6PD is a genetic disorder, which most often occurs in males of African and Asian origin. The full name of G6PD deficiency is glucose 6 phosphate-dehydrogenase deficiency. Millions of people all over the world are affected with …

Factor 8 Deficiency Symptoms

Of the various factors in normal plasma clotting mechanism, the most important form, from the clinical point is antihemophilic factor or factor viii, a deficiency of factor 8 leads to hemophilia. This factor is normally present …

Fiber Deficiency Effects

Fiber is a substance found in plant. Dietary fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, grains etc. Eating fiber is an important part of healthy diet plan.

Food deficient in fiber can give rise to many problems, which …

Lack of Fluoride Symptoms

Fluoride is an essential nutrient for health and normal growth and development of the body. It influences in the development and function of bones and teeth. Fluoride is present in the earth; from here it gets …