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Testing Services at the American Dental Association (ADA) provides professional psychometric and test development services for high stakes testing programs in dentistry and healthcare. This service develops and implements licensure and admission testing programs under the purview of the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE), the ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure (CDEL), and the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO).
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- The JCNDE examinations include the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE Part II), the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), the Integrated National Board Dental Examination (INBDE), and the Dental Licensure Objective Structured Clinic Examination (DLOSCE).
- CDEL oversees the Dental Admission Test (DAT), the Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT) and the Admission Test for Dental Hygiene for admission into dental, advanced dental and
A stem cell transplant has three stages: induction, conditioning, and transplantation. First, the individual’s white blood cell count is brought under control by chemotherapy. Then a single dose of chemotherapy may be given followed by a conditioning regimen of high dose chemotherapy. This will destroy the individual’s bone marrow and any residual leukemia cells that may be present. Then the donor cells will be infused.
Until the donor marrow cells start producing new blood, the individual is left with virtually no blood cells — white cells, red cells, or platelets. This makes death by infection or bleeding a strong possibility. Once the donor stem cells grow sufficiently into the marrow, usually in two to six weeks, long-term remission becomes a strong possibility. In addition to chemotherapy, the person will receive medication to prevent and treat graft versus host disease. With this disease, donor cells attack the person’s normal
- Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi presented with mild symptoms before a Covid-19 test.
- Mokgethi was one of the first people to receive the J&J vaccine, under the Sisonke Programme in Gauteng.
- Last week, Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced the province had officially entered the third wave.
Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently in self-isolation, the provincial government confirmed.
In a statement, it said Mokgethi presented with mild symptoms before a Covid-19 test on Tuesday.
She received the vaccine in February.
“All persons who were in contact with her have been advised to self-isolate and test, if necessary. The Health MEC was one of the first people to receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, under the Sisonke Programme in Gauteng. The Covid-19 vaccine prevents severe illness, hospitalisation and death.”
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The province said Mokgethi
What Is Meniere’s Disease?
Meniere’s disease is an inner-ear condition that can cause vertigo, a specific type of dizziness in which you feel as though you’re spinning.
It also can cause ringing in your ear (tinnitus), hearing loss that comes and goes, and a feeling of fullness or pressure in your ear. Usually, only one ear is affected. The hearing loss eventually can be permanent.
The disorder takes its name from a French doctor, Prosper Meniere, who suggested in the 1860s that the symptoms came from the inner ear and not the brain, as most people believed.
Meniere’s Disease Causes
The cause of Meniere’s disease isn’t known, but doctors think they understand how the symptoms of Meniere’s happen.
Fluid builds up inside a part of your inner ear called the labyrinth, which holds structures that help with hearing and balance. The extra fluid interferes with the signals your brain