The Blood-Brain Barrier: Structure, Function, and Associated Diseases

The blood-brain barrier is a membrane that separates the blood from the cerebrospinal fluid in the nervous system. It is made up of endothelial cells, which are connected by tight junctions, and helps to protect the brain from harmful substances in the blood while also regulating the environment of the brain.

The Importance of Obesity Prevention and Treatment

This essay discusses obesity and its causes. It also describes the different types of bariatric surgery and the role of nursing staff in patient care. Finally, it outlines the importance of post-operative care for patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.

Clinical Pain Management: A Review of Treatment Options

This essay discusses various treatment options for three different cases of clinical pain: below-the-knee amputation, neuropathy secondary to diabetes, and chronic pain due to surgery. Medications, physical therapy, and electrical stimulation are all common treatments for clinical pain. Surgery is typically only considered as a last resort when other treatments have failed to provide relief.

The Dangers of Obesity: A Look at the Causes and Consequences of the Obesity Epidemic

The essay discusses the dangers of obesity and the reasons behind the obesity epidemic. Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and cancer. The obesity epidemic is thought to be due to a combination of factors, including cultural factors, changes in diet, increased availability of fast food and junk food, and decreased levels of physical activity. Childhood obesity is also a major concern, as it often leads to adult obesity. To address this problem, it is important to encourage healthy eating habits and increased levels of physical activity among Americans of all ages.

The Future of Pharmacy: An Evolving Profession

This essay looks at the future of pharmacy, especially in light of the changes that the profession has undergone in recent years. It explores some of the challenges that pharmacies will face in the years to come, but concludes that the profession is evolving and the future looks bright.

Overnutrition, Obesity, and Food Insecurity: A Global Perspective

This essay reviews two articles that explore the issue of overnutrition, obesity, and food insecurity from different perspectives. The first article is titled “The global Obesity pandemic: shaped by global drivers and local environments” and was published in The Lancet in 2016. The second article is titled “Food Insecurity and Obesity in Low- Income Countries” and was published in 2014 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

The Dangers of Destructive Health Behaviors

This essay explores some of the most common destructive behaviors and their implications for our health. It discusses the medical implications of these behaviors and remedies to the problems they cause.