Adrenal Gland

Posted by   November 27th, 2015 02:51 AM  on Disease.  
Adrenal gland

The adrenal glands (also known as suprarenal glands) are endocrine glands that produce a variety of hormones including adrenaline and the steroids aldosterone and cortisol. They are found above the kidneys. Each gland has an outer cortex which produces steroid hormones and an inner medulla. The adrenal cortex itself is divided into three zones: zona glomerulosa, the zonaMore...

Adenoid

Posted by   November 24th, 2015 07:53 PM  on Disease.  
Pharyngeal tonsil, Location of the adenoid

The adenoid, also known as a pharyngeal tonsil or nasopharyngeal tonsil, is a mass of lymphatic tissue situated posterior to the nasal cavity, in the roof of the nasopharynx, where the nose blends into the throat. Normally, in children, it forms a soft mound in the roof and posterior wall ofMore...

Sinusitis

Posted by   October 21st, 2015 01:54 AM  on Disease.  
Illustration depicting sinusitis

Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection or rhinosinusitis, is inflammation of the sinuses resulting in symptoms. Common signs and symptoms include thick nasal mucous, a plugged nose, and pain in the face. Other signs and symptoms may include fever, headaches, poor sense of smell, sore throat, and cough. TheMore...

Stomach Disease

Posted by   October 19th, 2015 03:17 AM  on Disease.  
Stomach diseases

Stomach disease The stomach is an important organ in the body. It plays a vital role in digestion of foods, releases various enzymes and also protects the lower intestine from harmful organisms. The stomach connects to the esophagus above and to the small intestine below. It is intricately related toMore...

Abdominal Pain

Posted by   October 18th, 2015 02:20 AM  on Disease.  
Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain or stomach pain is a common symptom associated with both temporary, non-serious disorders and more serious conditions. Common causes include gastroenteritis and irritable bowel syndrome. In a third of cases the exact cause is unclear. About 10% ofMore...

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