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Blood components

Blood is made up of a mixture of liquid and cells that circulate through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. The liquid part is called plasma and the cells that make up the blood are called red blood cells (erythrocytes).

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There is a wide variety of diseases related to the respiratory system or breath. However, two very frequent ones can be highlighted, asthma and COPD

Release Date: 08/02/2023

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How is bad breath caused?

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is a problem that affects almost 30% of the adult population. It is defined as the set of unpleasant odors that are emitted through the mouth, either punctually or permanently.

Release Date: 07/12/2022

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Blood-related diseases

Leukemia and hypertension are two very common diseases that affect a large number of people. They are very different from each other, but they share the same biofluid, blood. In this post we show you how they are produced.

Release Date: 05/12/2022

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Physicochemical properties of blood

Two types of blood are differentiated depending on whether it is carried by an artery or a vein. If the blood is transported by a vein, it is called deoxygenated venous blood as it is rich in carbon dioxide because it is the blood that returns to the heart…

Release Date: 01/12/2022

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Bladder cancer and urine

Bladder cancer is a very common disease that begins in the cells of the bladder. The bladder is the organ in charge of urine storage. It is an empty and flexible muscle.

Release Date: 20/10/2022

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Physicochemical properties of urine

Urine is the result of the combination of solutes and remaining water produced during the glomerular filtration of blood. It presents different physicochemical characteristics that allow the evaluation of normal conditions.

Release Date: 07/10/2022

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Which are the main components of urine?

Water accounts for about 91-96% of urine. The remaining 5% consists of electrolytes, solutes derived from cellular metabolism and exogenous substances such as drugs.

Release Date: 04/10/2022

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How is urine produced?

Urine is one of the most important biofluids in the human body. Its origin is unknown to a large part of the population, but here you will find a great explanation.

Release Date: 30/09/2022

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What is a biofluid?

The concept of fluid is often confused with that of liquid, but in fact, a fluid can be both liquid and gas. They are substances with weak attraction between their molecules. In our body we have many biofluids that you may not know about.

Release Date: 26/09/2022

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