Hypoglycemia


Hypoglycemia is a condition where the body has too little sugar, as opposed to too much in the case of the diabetic coma. Hypoglycemia is more likely to happen with a patient regularly receiving insulin injections, and one day less food than normal is eaten, or the patient exercises too vigorously, or has inadvertently received…
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


This is the next step on from the simple tic and habit spasm, but the movements are not repetitive. In recent times it has come to special notice, and causes and more effective forms of therapy are being sought. Today, there is a considerable amount of time and effort being expended into fairly uncommon nerve…
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Glomerulonephritis


Glomerulonephritis means diseased kidneys, and “is the most frequent cause of kidney failure in Australia and elsewhere,” according to one specialist. Doctors specializing in kidney disorders regard this as a fairly common disease, although the average family doctor will not see very many patients whose symptoms indicate it. In any case, when patients come along…
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Why to Train Your Dog


Many people do get bitten, some even fatally, by dogs which have not been taught to behave properly. Children are particularly at risk, and can be scarred for life from a serious encounter. In Britain alone, it has been calculated that about 200,000 people may be bitten by dogs each year. Even more alarming is…
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Tornado Facts


Tornadoes, or twisters, are long funnels of violently spiraling winds beneath thunderclouds. Tornadoes roar past in just a few minutes, but they can cause severe damage. Wind speeds inside tornadoes are difficult to measure, but they are believed to be over 400 km/h. Tornadoes develop beneath huge thunderclouds, called supercells, which occur along cold fronts….
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Cat Pregnancy


Gestation in the cat usually averages sixty-five days; it is unlikely that kittens born before the fifty-sixth day will survive. Between days twenty-one and thirty-two, some pregnant queens show signs of estrus, which can be confusing to an owner. This false estrus is of no consequence. At twenty-one to thirty-five days diagnosis of pregnancy can…
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Planting Mustard


Mustard is a weedy annual herb belonging to the Cruciferae family. Mustard is related to a number of vegetables, such as cabbage, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts. The plant has large, thick, jagged leaves of a dark green color and is found in most temperate regions of the world. There are many species of mustard plants,…
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First Aid in Drowning


Treatment prolonged lack of oxygen from being submerged under water leads to cardiac arrest, so it is important that rescue breathing or CPR (either mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-nose ventilation) be started immediately – even in the water if necessary. Call 911 for medical assistance and a quick transfer to the nearest emergency center. If you know…
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Male Hypogonadism


What is Male Hypogonadism? In clinical practice, various terms are used to describe the different disorders that may arise with the gonads: Hypogonadism is the state resulting from defective and deficient production of male hormone (the androgen named testosterone). Infertility or sterility means a failure of sperm production (or spermatogenesis, to use the technical term)….
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How to Make a Greenhouse


Traditionally defined as any glass building or adjoining structure which contains plants, today’s greenhouse comes in a variety of sizes, shapes and compositions. There are several advantages that all-year gardening greenhouses afford. Summer and fall crops yields can be stretched one season longer often through the otherwise deadly winter season. Gardeners also use their greenhouses…
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Motion Facts


Every movement in the Universe is governed by physical laws devised by people such as Newton and Einstein. Newton’s first law of motion says an object accelerates, slows down or changes direction only when a force is applied. Newton’s second law of motion says that the acceleration depends on how heavy the object is, and…
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Neptune Facts


Neptune is the eighth planet out from the Sun, varying in distance from 4456 to 4537 million km. Neptune was discovered in 1846 because two mathematicians, John Couch Adams in England and Urbain le Verrier in France, worked out that it must be there because of the effect of its gravity on the movement of…
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Seminal Vesicle


Located behind the bladder, but in close proximity to it, are two smaller chambers called the seminal vesicles. These are the storehouses for the seminal reproductive fluid of the male. This contains sperms that have been manufactured in the testes in the scrotum. Mixed with fluid formed by the tubes through which it passes, as…
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Meniere’s Syndrome


What is Meniere’s Syndrome? This is a condition of the balance mechanism, characterized by intermittent attacks—usually severe—involving vertigo, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and progressive deafness. The exact causes are unknown. This strange disease with no recognizable cause invariably comes on suddenly, progresses and worsens. But remissions can occur, and may last weeks,…
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Dog Training


A well-trained dog is a delightful companion and an intelligent member of the family. Training is a rewarding occupation requiring patience and kindness, which will bring you closer to your dog. Puppies have short memories and must learn by repetition. In the early ages aim for short daily training sessions with the minimum of distraction…
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Allergen


An allergen is any compound or material that can provoke an allergic reaction. Common allergens are grass, weed, and tree pollens; mold spores; dust mites; animal products such as danders (skin scales); insect venoms or other substances derived from animals that can gain entry to the human body; and substances such as foods, drugs, or…
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Sunday School Lesson on Love Topic Discussion


1.What are some of the reasons the world regards the church with suspicion? How should we respond? Generally speaking, the world does not know us because it does not know Jesus. It is natural for people to question, or evens hate and fear, what they do not understand. When churches meet in secret in some…
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