Instances when Oxytocin has the Highest Release in the Female body and its Involvement in the Stages of Birth/Lactation

My STEAM project is on the hormone oxytocin. My objective is to relate the hormone to its involvement in the stages of birth and lactation through contractions, along with its strong release during sexual arousal. For my visual, I created a poster displaying how the hormone is produced in the …

EMPHYSEMA

My project is covering emphysema, a respiratory condition. Emphysema is a type of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD), which causes the pulmonary capillaries to get irreversibly damaged. This disease is a pathological condition. This disease is a result of people with a history of smoking. There are two types …

Klatskin Tumor

Our liver is one of the largest organs in our body.  The liver plays a central role in all metabolic processes in the body.  Blood flows from the digestive organs through the portal vein to the liver carrying nutrients, waste, and toxic substances.  Once they reach the liver, they are …

How Human Immunodeficiency Virus Replicates in the Body

My STEAM project depicts how HIV replicates in the body.  This relates to the objectives:  29. Explain the role of the lymphatic system in the immune response  30. Identify the key structures of the lymphatic system 31. Relate how the lymphatic system can indicate disease Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV …

Parasitic Infections That Affect the Lungs

Malaria Malaria, which is most commonly spread by mosquitoes in underdeveloped countries, can be a fatal parasitic disease. After being bit by a mosquito carrying malaria, the parasites then travel to your liver where they lie dormant. The parasites usually remain dormant for about ten days, but can remain dormant …