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By Juliet V Spencer

This carrying on with sequence explores diverse ailments to teach the technology at the back of how disease-causing organisms impact the physique. Microorganisms have plagued people because the starting of time, inflicting debilitating illnesses or even demise. yet how, precisely, do those microorganisms infect and reason sickness? The books during this sequence research numerous microbiological scourges that experience affected people in addition to the stairs which were taken to spot, isolate, hinder, and remove them. each one name will define the background and coverings of the ailments, highlighting how advancements in prevention and therapy strategies have affected the disease's impression at the international inhabitants.

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Anaphase is a critical time when the separated chromosomes are essentially reeled in toward opposite ends of the cell. Finally, during telophase, the fourth stage of mitosis, a nuclear membrane forms around each new set of chromosomes, and the cytoplasm divides by cytokinesis, resulting in two new cells that are perfect replicas of the original cell. C05_P4 56 3/5/08 4:12 PM Page 56 CERVICAL CANCER process. In this sense, the cell cycle works sort of like the cycle of a dishwasher. It would be inefficient, for example, to dry and then rinse, or to rinse before the wash step was finished.

Unfortunately, many people can be infected with HPV without showing any symptoms, which means that you can get it or pass it on to others without knowing it. The most oncogenic strains, HPV 16 and 18, almost never cause genital warts or any obvious symptoms, so what you can’t see can hurt you! Experts estimate that 75 percent of sexually active adults have or will have transmitted some strain of HPV at some time in their lives. Although condoms are always important for preventing unwanted pregnancies, HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases, they are not 100 percent effective in protecting against HPV infection.

When the immune system is not functioning normally, the body is susceptible to a host of infections, and may be more likely to become infected with HPV. In addition, in someone with a weakened immune system, cervical dysplasia may develop into an invasive cancer faster than it normally would in a woman whose immune system is not weakened. LONG-TERM USE OF ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES Some research has shown that women who have been using oral contraceptives (birth control pills) for extended periods of time are at greater risk of developing cervical cancer.

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