Video: Twin to twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a rare condition that occurs only in identical twins while they are in the womb. This animation explains the syndrome and how it is corrected.
Prednisone: Overview of Uses
A review of prednisone and its use in inflammatory conditions.
Zoloft (sertraline): Mechanism, Clinical Trials, and Dosing
An overview of how sertraline works in depression, clinical study data, and general dosing tips
This animation shows the affects of untreated glaucoma.
Passing Gas: How to Minimize the Impact
How gas forms, and pointers on how to lessen the passage of flatulence (gas).
This animation shows the process of ovulation (the release a single egg cell from an ovary). Ovulation occurs though a sequence of hormonal responses. Located deep within the brain, the pituitary gland releases the hormones FSH and LH, which travel through the blood stream to the ovaries. These hormones signal the development and release a single egg cell from one of the ovaries. The sweeping motion of the fimbriae draws the egg cell through a very small space in the open body cavity into the uterine, or fallopian, tube. The egg cell will either be fertilized by sperm or will dissolve if fertilization does not take place.
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