Gaucher’s Disease

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Gaucher’s disease is a medical hereditary condition leading to a fat metabolism product: glucocerebrosides accumulation. The genetic defect that results in Gaucher’s Disease is recessive; an affected individual must inherit 2 defected genes to progress symptoms. The Gaucher’s Disease leads to a brownish skin pigmentation and enlargement of the spleen or liver. Glucocerebrosides accumulation in […]

Septic Shock

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Septic Shock is a medical condition, where blood pressure falls to life-threatening levels, caused by sepsis. Septic shock happens most frequently in individuals over the age of 50, with impaired immune systems, and in newborns. Septic Shock may be life-threatening in people with low white blood cell counts (for example, in people with cirrhosis or […]

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