Category: Medical

Bio Medical Waste Management

INTRODUCTION Any type of waste that is generated or produced at the time of performing research, giving healthcare and undertaking investigations or related procedures on...

Cough, sneezing and swallowing reflexes

Introduction These are collectively called respiratory protective reflexes. Protects lungs and air passage from foreign particles. These reflexes modify respiratory process so that elimination of foreign...

Heart Failure: Introduction and Types

Also called cardiac failure. A condition where heart fails to supply sufficient amount of blood. This condition of insufficient blood supply occurs in all parts...

Neurotransmitters and Their Types

A chemical substance present in neuron. Transmits nerve impulse from one to another neuron. Thus also called a mediator for impulse transmission. Transmission occurs through...

Differences between Insulin and Glucagon

S.N Insulin S.N Glucagon 1. Secreted by red color β-cells of islets of Langerhans. 1. Secreted by green color α-cells of islets of Langerhans. 2....

Anticoagulants and Its Types

Anti-coagulants: Those substances that do not allow blood to coagulate by preventing or postponing it. Taken as medicines, given to the people who have high...

Edema and Its Types

Swelling in the tissues caused by excessive accumulation of fluid. Can be generalized and local. In generalized edema, entire body is involved. Local edema occurs...

Intraocular Fluid

Fluid present in eyeball. Responsible to maintain eyeball shape. Two types: a) Aqueous humor and b) Vitreous humor Aqueous Humor Fluid thin in nature present...