Saturday, November 26, 2011

Work on asthma

Asthma (from the Greek άσθμα, ásthma, "panting") is the common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm.Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.Asthma is clinically classified according to the frequency of symptoms, forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1),and peak expiratory flow rate.Asthma may also be classified as atopic (extrinsic) or non-atopic (intrinsic).

Special Thanks to MISS SHAGUFTA NAZ (moolie)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Adrenal gland

A composite of two neuroendocrine organs, the adrenal cortex (mesodermal, produces steroid hormones aldosterone, cortisol and testosterone) and adrenal medulla (neuroectodermal, produces catecholamines)

Also called suprarenal glands.