Some Notes on AIDS
By: A.T. Meininger
I'll reluctantly respond with 'yes', although I don't think that describes the situation thoroughly. Let's clear out the obvious. Nature is not conscious, and cannot have intent. The title suggests intent upon nature to curtail human population. In species, it's natural that when overpopulation occurs...
Why bacterial respiratory infections produce yellow mucus
By: Tami Port MS
The mucus that your body secretes is there to protect you; to prevent particles that can hurt your body from getting inside. But why does it come out of you in a variety of colors?* What Is Mucus Anyway? *Mucus is secreted by all...
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Words like epidemic and pandemic are tossed around frequently, especially with the media hype surrounding a potential avian bird flu and with the spread of the H1N1 "swine flu". However, there is a very concrete definition of a pandemic, as defined by major organizations and...
How does bacteria become resistant to antibiotics?
By: Nadine Riggs
Bacteria and How They Become Resistant to Antibiotics Bacteria are small one celled organisms that live naturally in soil, water, plants, and animals. Most bacteria are harmless as they are naturally occurring on the human body. Our skin is covered with a normal level of...
How does bacteria become resistant to antibiotics?
By: Tami Port MS
Shortly after antibiotics were first mass produced for the general public, the microbes that they were designed to kill began to fight back. Since that time, many pathogenic microbes (those that cause disease) have become resistant to drug therapy. But what exactly is antibiotic resistance...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
An infection that we encounter in day to day life varies in many different aspects. The variation can be in the form of spread, susceptibility, virulence, progression, duration of the illness, signs and symptoms as well as in the treatment process. But, one of the...
How does bacteria become resistant to antibiotics?
By: Omar Salvador
How do microorganisms become resistant to antibiotics? A chemotherapeutic agent is defined as a chemical substance used for the treatment of infectious diseases or diseases caused by the proliferation of malignant cells. A special group of chemotherapeutic agents, which are usually derived from microorganisms, are...
HIV
By: Devon Mongeon - 572782
When speaking about HIV, or indeed any virus, it's first necessary to establish that virus cultures are not living organisms. They are simply protein-coated strands of genetic information with no characteristics of life whatsoever; merely infecting cells and replicating their genetic information through the cell...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Leprosy is an infectious disease of the skin that is usually prevalent in tropical regions but is found also in other regions such as in the southern parts of america and in Hawaii. It is caused by the bacterium mycobacteria leprae which is an acid...
By: John Atchison
After little time to recover from recent problems with Swine flu, word come now of another potential deadly killer call Cryptococcus Gattii. It was seen most recently in the Northwest United States and is something of great concern to many because it appears to be...

 

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