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Also known as a heart pump A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that supports heart function and blood flow in people with a weakened heart. These devices can support the function of the left, right, or both heart ventricles. Ventricles are the lower chambers of your heart. The VAD contains tubes to carry blood from your heart and...read more
A vasectomy (pronounced va-SEK-t uh -mee) is a surgical procedure performed as a contraceptive in men. It involves cutting the tubes (the vas deferens, pronounced VAS DEF-uh-renz) that carry sperm from the testicles. Only about 15 out of 10,000 couples get pregnant in the year after the man has a vasectomy. 1 As part of a research program on the sa...read more
Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is the best known vitamin. Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant in the body and is necessary for the formation of connective tissue, the absorption of iron and the maintenance of the immune system. Is good for: Fatigue Helps with tiredness / fatigue Can help reduce the lack of energy Nervous system Plays an important role in ...read more