Nipah Virus
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Nipah Virus

What is known about the Nipah virus disease? The Nipah virus (NiV) causes a severe infectious disease in humans and was first isolated and identified in Malaysia and Singapore in September 1998 among pig farmers and people with close pig contacts.

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The Function of the Adrenal Glands
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The Function of the Adrenal Glands

The two adrenal glands of the human body are very important and secrete various hormones.

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The Function of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
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The Function of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland

How is the thyroid gland structured? The thyroid gland surrounds the trachea, just below the larynx. The middle tissue is called the isthmus. It connects the right and the left thyroid lobes.

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The Spinal Cord
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The Spinal Cord

The spinal cord is of great importance to the nervous system and to the whole body.

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The Brain
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The Brain

What kind of brain regions do we distinguish?

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Nervous System (2)

A nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers, which are the axons of the neurons. A nerve connects the CNS with the periphery. Nerves either come from or go to the brain or spinal cord. A nerve is surrounded by connective tissue.

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Nervous System
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Nervous System

What are the components of the nervous system? The nervous system has two complimentary parts: the central nervous system (CNS) – comprised of the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system (PNS) – comprised of the cranial nerves and the spinal nerves.

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Medical Crossword 2017

Welcome to our English MTA Dialog medical crossword in December 2017! With this feature you may test your knowledge after reading MTA Dialog during the year 2017. The terms in the crossword are all words you may know from the issues during this year.

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Alzheimer’s Disease
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Alzheimer’s Disease

Worldwide, around 24 million people are affected by dementia. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a form of dementia.

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The Kidney (3)
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The Kidney (3)

The cases of kidney diseases can be classified as acute or chronic diseases. Unfortunately, some chronic diseases are incurable. Let’s have a look at the possible treatments!

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