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  • Vhl In The Kidney And Pancreas
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    Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome is one of over 7000 known inherited diseases. It is an dominant disease that affects about 10% of the population. 1 The history of VHL reaches back to 1864 when scattered reports of knots of blood vessels known as on the retina surfaced and were written up by. Eugene Von Hippel, a German is credited with discovering the familial nature of the disease, however Swedish pathologist Arid Lindau was the one who suggested that these are part of a larger 'angiomatous [involvi...
  • Kidney Stones
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    Kidneys, Who Needs Them Kidneys perform many functions essential to the bodies functioning. The strain that is put on kidneys opens them up to many problems that can occur. Childhood sicknesses can result in failure of the kidneys to perform dialysis in later years of a person's life. Also, excessive minerals in the blood stream can cause kidney stones, which are very painful. Kidneys perform the basic functions of removing water and waste from the bloodstream, this process is called dialysis. A...
  • Pains Of The Symptoms
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    The Fabry Disease Classification The Fabry Disease is a hereditary disorder, caused by the lack A. It is an x-linked recessive inheritance. Therefore it is the females that carry it. The ones who are mostly affected by this disease are the males. Female carriers, though, may develop and may have problems with burning pains. Very few of the carriers may also have kidney or heart problems. This disease occurs in 1 of 40,000 people. Descriptions A person with the Fabry disease develops, which are c...
  • Most Common Form Of Kidney Disease
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    Kidney Diseases Kidneys are paired organs, each sharing equally the work of removing wastes and excess water from the blood. Remarkably, a single kidney can do the job of both if one kidney is lost through injury or disease. It sometimes occurs, although rarely, that a person is born with only one kidney. Such people are able to lead normal lives. Diseases of the kidney range from mild infection to life-threatening kidney failure. The most common form of kidney disease is an inflammation of the ...
  • Possibilities Of Different Diseases
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    Carmen Hawkins Eng. Comp 1010 September 26, 2003 Essay #1 One Can Enjoy Life with an Atrocious Disease Finding out you have a potentially life-threatening illness can be the worst news you ever receive, but it doesn't have to be. You can still enjoy your life to the fullest as long as you can maintain a positive attitude. Presently, I can say that while living with a horrible disease I am enjoying life for what it's worth and then some. I have been fortunate enough to become the mother of three ...
  • Brain Since The Kidney Essence
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    Alzheimer!'s disease (AD) is a progressive, irreversible brain disorder that most frequently affects elderly people. It is the fourth leading cause of death among Americans. Currently there are approximately 4 million people in the US diagnosed with AD, and half of those over 85 years of age have AD. Although the cause of AD is not known, genetics play a role. Recent data suggests that those who take antioxidants in their diet, or who take anti-inflammatory medication have less AD. In Alzheimer!...

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