5 days ago · Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a neurocognitive disorder which involves cognitive impairments beyond those expected based on an individual's age and education but which are not significant enough to interfere with instrumental activities of daily living.
- Age, family history, cardiovascular disease
- Typically appears in adults 65 or older
- Amnestic, non-amnestic
4 days ago · Neoteny (/ n i ˈ ɒ t ən i /), also called juvenilization, is the delaying or slowing of the physiological (or somatic) development of an organism, typically an animal.Neoteny is found in modern humans.
4 days ago · The varroa mite (Varroa destructor) is the most serious pest of honey bee colonies worldwide. This parasite was first detected in North Carolina in 1990, having been introduced to the US only three years earlier. Virtually all feral (or “wild”) honey bee colonies have been wiped out from these mites, and beekeepers continue to struggle with varroa infestations in their hives.
5 days ago · Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS; also known as Lou Gehrig's disease in Canada and the United States, as motor neurone disease (MND) in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United Kingdom, and Charcot disease in francophone countries) is a neurodegenerative neuromuscular disease that results in the progressive loss of motor neurons that control voluntary muscles.
Apr 16, 2021 · The Suez Crisis, or the Second Arab–Israeli war, also called the Tripartite Aggression (العدوان الثلاثي) in the Arab world and Sinai War in Israel, was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by the United Kingdom and France.
- 29 October 1956 – 7 November 1956, (1 week and 2 days), (Sinai under Israeli occupation until March 1957)
- Coalition military victory;, Egyptian political victory, Anglo-French withdrawal following international pressure (December 1956), Israeli occupation of Sinai (until March 1957), UNEF deployment in Sinai, Straits of Tiran re-opened to Israeli shipping, Resignation of Anthony Eden as British Prime Minister, end of Britain's role as a superpower, Guy Mollet's position as French Prime Minister heavily damaged
Apr 16, 2021 · But the primary difference between the races is the size of their underclasses that have not experienced domestication syndrome because the climate wasn’t harsh enough (cold). So in an advanced, technological society, the problem is the shrinking of the unfit for markets at the same rates as shrinking our ignorance of the natural world ...
5 days ago · Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a rare but life-threatening reaction that can occur in response to neuroleptic or antipsychotic medication. Symptoms include high fever, confusion, rigid muscles, variable blood pressure, sweating, and fast heart rate.
Apr 16, 2021 · A cat’s purr resonates at a frequency of about 26 hertz; a frequency that has been shown will also promote tissue regeneration. So as the cat lies around purring, it is also exercising its muscles in a subtle way, a technique that would have been useful before cats were domesticated and were required to hunt.
5 days ago · If the patient demonstrates marked sensitivity to insulin (e.g., some young children with DKA and patients with hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome), the dose may be decreased to 0.05 units · kg −1 · h −1, or less, provided that metabolic acidosis continues to resolve. If biochemical parameters of DKA (pH, anion gap) do not improve ...
3 days ago · May-Thurner syndrome is a rare causative condition. Venous obstruction of the left lower extremity due to compression of the left common iliac vein between the right common iliac artery and a vertebral body. Futher Reading: Mahomed A, Williams D. Phlegmasia caerulea dolens and venous gangrene. Br J Surg. 1996;83(8):1160-1161.