The Wright Society – Journal
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By Niambh Burke
The spine is made from 24 vertebrae which are all connected through ligaments, normally the spine will arch inwards at the cervical spine (neck) and at the lumbar spine (lower back) causing a natural curve. This arching allows the spine to absorb shocks of walking and jumping as well as holding the head in the correct position. To further absorb the shock of walking and jumping each vertebrae have a disc between them which allow the spine to be flexible and absorb movement. However for a variety of reasons the spinal curve can be altered with new… read more here: Scoliosis_Niambh_Burke
Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose or sugar levels are too high. As everyone knows insulin is the hormone that helps glucose to get into cells to give them energy, thus diabetes also means that your body does not produce or use insulin properly.
What causes different types of diabetes?
Diabetes can be classified as three different types: prediabetes, type-1 diabetes, type-2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. There are also a number of risk factors, including weight, age, family history, pregnancy, smoking and alcohol. Prediabetes means that your blood sugar level is...read more here: Diabetes_
BY VENUS HO
Named by Hippocrates with the meaning of the organic decomposition in 400 BC, sepsis has been long deemed as a life-threatening disease that till now remains to be incurable, with approximately a third of sepsis victims die from this condition and the major cause of death in the Intensive care units (ICU). Under infection, patients that suffer from sepsis may have an unstable immune response, and the excessive amount of chemicals, like cytokines, that triggers a large scale inflammation in the body, damaging organs..read more here: Sepsis – Venus Ho