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Hypertension: The risk factors for premature death

Hypertension is a common condition that presents with elevation in either systolic or diastolic blood pressure, and represents a major risk factor for morbidity and mortality. It is one of the major causes for premature death on a global basis and in many countries is the most common reason for physician visits. Treatment Thresholds Increased […]

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Inflammatory Response, Animation

Inflammation is the body’s protective response against infections or injuries. Inflammation mobilizes defensive cells to the site of injury, limits the spread of pathogens, eliminates them, and initiates tissue repair. Inflammation can occur in any organ, but is most common, and also most easily observable in the skin and underlying tissues. Typical signs include redness, […]

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