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Bone Marrow Hyperplasia In Sickle cell disease

Bone marrow hyperplasia is a condition of sickle cell disease patients that also leads to anemia and it also has a resultant effect of weakening the skeletal tissue by widening the medullary cavities, thereby replacing trabecular bone and thinning cortices. Bone marrow is the part of the human body responsible for the new production of bone marrow stem cells and other substances which would, in turn, produce blood cells such as the red blood cells RBCs, white blood cells WBCs, and other blood components, it is a spongy like substance found in the center of bones.

  3 months ago ago
Bone Marrow Hyperplasia In Sickle cell disease

HEALTH

How Contraceptive Pills Causes Smaller Brain Volume and Depression

source: medicalnewstoday Women taking oral contraceptives, commonly known as birth control pills, had significantly smaller hypothalamus volume, compared to women not taking the pill. According to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), hypothalamus, located at the base of the brain above the pituitary gland, produces hormones and helps regulate essential bodily functions including body temperature, mood, appetite, sex drive, sleep cycles and heart

  1 year ago ago
How Contraceptive Pills Causes Smaller Brain Volume and Depression