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  • The tongue is a unique part of the body, and it is a muscle that never tires. The future may see the tongue becoming a biometric authentication as each person’s tongue is totally unique. The way the taste buds work is explained. Potential problems reflected by the tongue is explained.

    Facts About the Tongue You Might Not Know

    Facts About the Tongue You Might Not Know

    by Pamela Oglesby20

  • Capnography is the measurement and evaluation of the levels of CO2 in a patient’s exhaled breath, or the end-title CO2 (ETCO2). This is an important component of anesthesia because it helps the anesthetist evaluate the patient’s respiratory rate and the quality of the respirations.

    Capnography in Veterinary Anesthesia

    Capnography in Veterinary Anesthesia

    by Liz Hardin0

  • Blood type is an important factor to consider in transfusions in order to avoid harmful incompatibility reactions. Scientists have created potentially safe type O red blood cells from other kinds. This may help many people.

    Blood Types and Producing Type O With Enzymes From Microbes

    Blood Types and Producing Type O With Enzymes From Microbes

    by Linda Crampton24

  • Mucus has vital functions, such as trapping germs in the airways, protecting the stomach lining from an acid attack, and lubricating the passage of materials through the digestive tract. Excess mucus can cause health problems, however. Mucus in the nose is often referred to as snot.

    Mucus in the Human Body: Functions and Health Problems

    Mucus in the Human Body: Functions and Health Problems

    by Linda Crampton47

  • Most everyone has heard of the Five Second Rule, which says that a food is safe to eat after it's been dropped on the floor as long as you pick it up within 5 seconds. However, is this really true? What you are about to find out may shock you.

    Is the Five Second Rule Accurate?

    Is the Five Second Rule Accurate?

    by Kortney Tholen0

  • Often, effects of a drug on a one’s weight depend on other reasons like aging, diet, medical history, activity, and insulin resistance. Medicines for diabetes, depression, mood disorders, high blood pressure, allergy, and some hormones are some of the meds known to be involved in causing weight gain

    Medicines That Can Make You Gain Weight

    Medicines That Can Make You Gain Weight

    by Sherry Haynes3

  • This article will briefly discuss the uses, duration of action, side effects, adverse effects, contraindications, and more of the drugs acepromazine, ketamine, and propofol in veterinary anesthesia. Tips for achieving a better anesthetic experience when using these drugs are also discussed.

    Acepromazine, Ketamine, and Propofol in Veterinary Anesthesia

    Acepromazine, Ketamine, and Propofol in Veterinary Anesthesia

    by Liz Hardin2

  • The pancreas makes a digestive enzyme called trypsin, which digests protein in the small intestine. Trypsin is normally released in an inactive form but sometimes becomes active within the pancreas. This activation may cause pancreatitis.

    The Pancreas: Trypsin, Protein Digestion, and Pancreatitis

    The Pancreas: Trypsin, Protein Digestion, and Pancreatitis

    by Linda Crampton40

  • There are three main categories of contrast agents used in veterinary radiology: iodinated, barium sulfate, and negative contrast. Iodinated contrasts are subdivided into ionic and non-ionic. Negative contrasts are subdivided into room air, CO2, and NO.

    Contrast Agents in Veterinary Radiology

    Contrast Agents in Veterinary Radiology

    by Liz Hardin0

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