Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal 11/07/2011
Male sterilization; Vasovasostomy; Vasoepididymostomy Highlights: Vasectomy Vasectomy is a safe and effective surgical operation for male sterilization, a permanent form of birth control. Vasectomy works by interrupting the route that the sperm take from the testicles (where they are produced) to the penis. After vasectomy, the testicles still continue to generate sperm, but their movement is blocked at the site of the vasectomy.
Viral encephalitis 02/07/2012
West Nile virus Highlights: Causes Encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain, is rare but can be caused by many different viruses. They include: Herpes viruses , which include herpes simplex virus, Epstein-Barr virus, and varicella-zoster virus. Arboviruses , which are transmitted by blood-sucking insects such as mosquitoes.
Carotenoids; Flavonoids; Phytochemicals Highlights: Overview A diet that is naturally high in vitamins can be the best defense against many diseases. Fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains are the primary sources of vitamins, carotenoids, and phytochemicals, as well as of fiber and important minerals. With the exception of vitamin D, supplements are helpful only for certain people (for example, during pregnancy or for people with deficiencies or certain illnesses), and they may actually be harmful for other people.