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Menstruation

Menstruation

The menstrual cycle is a combination of a series of events occurring between a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland in the brain, the ovaries, and the interior of the uterus (endometrium). Normal cycle lengths vary from 21 to 35 days even though considerable variation in the length occurs in individual [...]

September 17, 2011 More
Menstrual Cycle Disorders

Menstrual Cycle Disorders

Because of the complex interplay of events, which are necessary to facilitate the occurrence of the normal menstrual cycle in the female, multiple factors can play roles in producing disorders of the menstrual cycle. Menstrual cycle disorders can be classified as disorders of the process in which eggs are released from the ovaries (ovulation), cycle [...]

September 17, 2011 More
Dermatitis

Dermatitis

Dermatitis, also referred to as eczema, is an inflammation of the skin. This is a common condition that has a variety of different causes and presentations. It may be acute or chronic and extent of involvement may be localized or generalized. Depending on the specific features, various types of dermatitis have been classified. Itching is [...]

August 22, 2011 More