By: Patrick Coyle
Bird Flu is just another strain of the influenza virus. The strain commonly referred to as the Bird Flu in the news is the H5N1 strain. Currently this strain of influenza principally infects birds, but it is capable of infecting mammals, but does not spread...
By: emagtuk
There may be a number of reasons for there to be pain in the ear when a throat infection is ensuing.Initially there may be a perfectly logical explanation, i.e., that the Eustachian tube which runs from the middle ear cavity to the back...
By: Ogo A. Bellard
Viruses from the Latin "virus" meaning poison undoubtedly occupies a crucial role in the earth's biosphere. Yet they defy solid explanation by modern science and there is some question as to whether they are living organisms at all. Viruses exhibit characteristics of both organic life...
By: Chris Kovach
To tackle this larger question one must first examine what a virus is. A Virus is only a single strand of DNA or RNA encased by a protein shell. They are not cellular organisms. Hence, many scientist postulate whether or not a virus can be...
By: Laura Weiland
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007Viruses are an organism which can be both harmful and helpful. They have existed since the solar system developed. Generally people think of viruses as a bad thing. Something which caused illness and at times even death. Actually they can be a...
By: L. Merlino
Viruses serve as carriers of genetic information, transferring genes from one species to another (a process known as "gene jumping"). You might say that viruses are dispatchers of genetic information, like the pony express of Earth's ecosystem. They help modify and expand traits on an...
The possibility of a cure for AIDS within the next ten years
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Due to the nature of HIV itself, there will likely never be a cure for AIDS. That may sound like a harsh pronouncement, but it’s not the same as saying there will not be new strides in treatment – there will be as new...
By: assistanttoauthors
In 1980 when aides was first discovered, I called the health department in Tucson, Arizona and talked to them about testing. Just think, maybe 25 million people would still be alive. If you don't know you have a disease you can't possibly keep from spreading...
Could the AIDS Virus be Viewed as a Natural way to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Jacob d'Armand
Since its recognition on June 5, 1981, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome has been the bane of human existence. It has affected everything about us as a species. From our economic security to our social development, the advent of AIDS has been the single most catalytic event...
Could the AIDS Virus be Viewed as a Natural way to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Sparx
Thomas Malthus' (1766-1834) was a modern realist whose theory was that population controlled itself through disease, war and famine. Further to that theory was the idea that without these checks and balances there would be no limit to the number of people we could produce...

 

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