By: Jason Lusk
If you study animals enough, you will begin to see that they, like us, can sense when something is not right, whether in their prey or in their companions. Experiment after experiment has been conducted over the years in the effort to determine what animals...
By: Jonte Rhodes
To say definitively animals can or cannot detect cancer in humans would be a false statement without extensive research to back it up. At best we can make an educated guess on the matter. That being out of the way there have been several cases...
By: Nancy Houser
"The use of this technology is not only essential for the future of curbing the spread of infectious diseases," explains John Haynes, public health program manager for the NASA Earth Science Applied Sciences Program, at the 2007 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene...
By: Mika
Peutz-Jegher's SyndromePeutz-Jegher's Syndrome (PJS) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder. Thus, it is not a sex-related disorder and can instead be inherited from either parent. PJS affects an estimated 1 in 25,000 people. It is caused by mutations in the STK11 gene located on...
By: Lance W. Christiansen D.O.
From the earliest recorded time in history man has tried to understand diseases. There has been much progress, but yet, there is much to learn. During the 1800's various the cause of infectious diseases such as cholera, typhoid fever, typhus fever, syphilis, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, malaria...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Not all chest pain is caused by damage to the heart. Although most people who have chest pain are likely to think of the heart as the first cause of the pain, there are numerous non cardiac causes of chest pain which need to be...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Many people tend to be very wary of using public restrooms because of what they perceive as the health risks associated with them. The reality of most of them however is that they are clean enough to minimize the risk of anyone catching any infections...
By: Barbara Kasey Smith
In a new scientific study, researchers present astonishing new evidence that man's best friend, the dog, may have the capacity to contribute to the process of early cancer detection.The study which was supposed to have be published in the March 2006 issue of the...
By: Kyra Story
If Christopher Reeve, a.k.a. Superman, would be alive today, he would be ecstatic about the newest research results from the world of neuroscience. A promising new study gives new hope to spinal injury patients suffering from paralysis, a hope to one day be...
By: Robert Williscroft
One of the finer things in life is a glass of great wine drunk from a sparkling crystal goblet - or is it?Joseph H. Graziano is a toxicologist at Columbia University's College of physicians and Surgeons. As reported in Science News, he and internist...

 

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