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The EpiPen: Its Function and Dysfunction

EpinephrineImage from Wikimedia Commons Epinephrine- more commonly known as adrenaline (C₉H₁₃NO₃) – is a hormone naturally secreted by the adrenal glands which sit on top of the kidneys; it is also genetically engineered for uses such as the EpiPen. It … Keep Reading


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A Harmless Heart Disease?

Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT), a common heart condition, is caused by an early atrial beat that sends an electrical impulse along an abnormal path to the ventricles. Essentially, the heart has a normal flow of blood and when an abnormal signal … Keep Reading


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