Dermatology is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of skin disorders and sexually transmitted diseases.
CRP is a substance produced by the liver against inflammation. Elevation of CRP (C-reactive protein) in the blood is a marker of inflammation.
Down syndrome is a genetic difference that occurs as a result of extra chromosome replication in one of the chromosome pairs.
Atherosclerosis is a disease caused by narrowing and hardening of the blood vessels due to the accumulation of plaques in the artery.
Angiography is an examination of blood vessels under X-rays using a kind of medical dye. It is performed by physicians in the angio laboratories.
Stinging nettle is a flowering plant that gives you an uncomfortable sense of itchiness upon touch and has been used for centuries medicinally.
Hyperthyroidism (toxic goiter), is a serious health problem caused by the above-normal levels of thyroid hormones which control the metabolic rate.
Neutrophil is a type of white blood cells, an important part of the immune system. They are produced in bone marrow and fight against bacteria and fungi.
Heparin is an anticoagulant medication used to prevent blood clot formation, and for the treatment of cardiac, pulmonary and circulatory disorders.
Cortisol is the main steroid hormone responsible for managing stress. It is secreted as a natural-protective response when our body detects a threat.
Graves’ disease (toxic diffuse goiter) is an autoimmune disease causing excessive thyroid hormone release from thyroid gland – hyperthyroidism.