Hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is the part of the brain located just above the brain stem.
Benzodiazepines. In the 1950's, benzodiazepines were discovered to provide relief from anxiety.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. Human immunodeficiency virus infects the cells of the immune system, breaking down the body's ability to fend off some infections and other diseases.
75%. France is ranked as the fifth largest economy by nominal GDP.
Internal. Internal medicine uses non-surgical treatments for diseases.
Esophagus. The esophagus carries food from the mouth to the stomach.
Lower Respiratory Infections. Examples of lower respiratory infections include influenza, pneumonia, and bronchiolitis.
Nurses. A committee led by Lystra Gretter penned the nursing field's Nightingale Pledge in 1893.
Carcinoma. Squamous cell carcinoma is the medical term for a tumor.
45 Percent-65 Percent. Adults should get 45%-65% of their calories from carbohydrates, which provide energy in the form of glucose.
John Watson. John Watson founded his school of behaviorialism after studying the behavior of animals.
Emil Kraepelin. Eugen Bleuler later changed the name from dementia praecox to schizophrenia.
Kidneys. Kidneys regulate the amount of sodium that is kept in the body through conservation or elimination.
Sickle Cell Anemia. Endari, a drug created by the biotech company Emmaus Medical Inc., is meant to reduce the severe complications of sickle cell anemia, such as pain.
HIV/AIDS. Deaths due to HIV/AIDS dropped from 1.5 million in 2000 to 1.1 million in 2015.
Soft Drinks. A 12-ounce can of soda can contain anywhere between 10 and 12 teaspoons of sugar.
Phalanges. Since fingers have no muscles, finger bones are moved like puppets by tendons connected to muscles in the palm and forearm.
Facial Peel. Facial Peels can either be performed at home with peels and creams or by a doctor, using stronger creams and lasers.
Promotes Good Vision. Vitamin A supplements are not recommended because it is toxic in high doses.
Eustachian Tube. The upper end of the eustachian tube is narrow and surrounded by bone, but as it nears the pharynx it becomes wider and cartilaginous.