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Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy

Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy

Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy Urinary tract is comprised of multiple organs and components, with each part playing a vital role in the filtration, metabolism, absorption and secretion of urine. The key components of urinary system include; Kidney: it is a...

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Urination Problems

Urination Problems

Urination Problems A functional urinary system is required for several vital functions such as excretion of excess water and metabolites from the body, removal of toxins and maintenance of normal biochemical environment of the systems as a result of effective...

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What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy or ESWL?

What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy or ESWL?

What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy or ESWL? Research done in the late 1970s showed that shock waves generated outside the body can pulverize urinary stones inside the body. The pulverization resulted in sand-like particles which could be passed easily. Such...

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Renal Failure Treatments

Renal Failure Treatments

Renal Failure Treatments While renal failure is very serious, we do live in an age where it can be treated and managed. Those with chronic kidney disease will find their lifestyle has changed but they can still live a relatively normal lifestyle nonetheless thanks to...

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Renal Failure Causes and Symptoms

Renal Failure Causes and Symptoms

Renal Failure Causes and Symptoms When your kidneys begin to fail, and cannot filter waste products from the blood, your body is dealing with renal failure. There are two main types of renal failure which are acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Renal...

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What Is Spermatogenesis?

What Is Spermatogenesis?

What Is Spermatogenesis? Spermatogenesis is the process of formation of sperm cells in the male body. Spermatozoa are produced when rounded immature sperm cells go through successive mitotic, meiotic divisions, and then undergo a metamorphic change, which results in...

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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections Chlamydia and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections that cause serious problems, if left untreated. Caused by bacteria, the contagious diseases are easily transmitted from one person to another through sexual contact, whether...

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What is Fever?

What is Fever?

What is Fever? What Causes Fever? Everyone will have a fever over the course of their life. Most often when they are sick, fevers are a common medical sign, and one of the most common medical symptoms. It signifies that the body temperature of an individual has gone...

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Hernia Types and Symptoms

Hernia Types and Symptoms

Hernia Types and Symptoms A hernia is a very painful condition that can occur within the body. There are many types of hernias that can result from a variety of causes. If you have pain in the stomach area, it may be caused by one kind of hernia. A hernia will have...

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Testicular Cancer Treatments and Survival

Testicular Cancer Treatments and Survival

Testicular Cancer Treatments and Survival According to recent estimates, approximately 9,000 new cases of testicular cancer were diagnosed in United States in the year 2014 (1). Despite brilliant advancements in the field of science and technology, the testicular...

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