What Is A Peptic Ulcer?

A peptic ulcer (PUP) is basically a painful sore in the stomach or the upper part of the small intestine (duodenum). A peptic ulcer can also be a sign of another condition, such as Crohn’s disease or irritable bowel syndrome. PUP is often the most serious complication of gastrointestinal disorder. Some symptoms of a peptic ulcer may include abdominal pain, …

Pet Scanning

A Pet Scanner can be used for many different reasons, from checking your dog for parasites to checking on your cat for a urinary tract infection. This article will explain what a Pet Scanner is and how it can be used by you or your veterinarian to help treat pets. Positron Emission Tomography is a non-invasive imaging method that uses …

Pineal Gland Function

The pineal gland lies deep within the human brain in a structure known as the hippocampus, where the two sides of the cerebral hemisphere join together. It is found in an anatomical groove just below the thalamus; it usually sits in this groove, directly above the cerebrum, which is a part of the midbrain, which co-ordinates several different functions related …

What Causes Nose Bleeds?

There are a few different causes of nose bleeds. Generally, the most common cause is dehydration. They happen most often in hot weather when the air is extremely dry and the temperature is hotter. The second most common cause is a viral infection. Viral infections typically cause the skin on the outside of the nose to swell which irritates the …

Early Pregnancy Symptoms – Discover the Signs of Pregnancy

Pregnancy symptoms range from mild to serious depending on the stage of the pregnancy. In general, pregnancy symptoms are categorized into three stages: early, moderate and late pregnancy. Early pregnancy symptoms are quite common, however, this is not always the case. Early pregnancy symptoms may occur at any stage of your pregnancy. The following pregnancy symptoms and signs of pregnancy …

Estrogens and Prostaglandins

The prostaglandins, a group of lipid molecules known as prostaglandins with varying hormone-like actions in both animals and humans, are a class of steroid hormones having multiple hormone-like activities. Prostaglandins have recently been discovered in all tissues in both animals and humans. They are found enzymatically in the fatty acid arachidonic fat and are known to act as inhibitors of …