By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Bird flu, also called avian flu or Asian bird flu, is caused by a virus that normally only infects birds (and in rare cases pigs). The bird flu is a strain of influenza virus known as H5N1. The first historical cases of avian flu were...
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Due to the nature of HIV itself, I think there will never be a cure. HIV is a virus. It mutates with nearly every replication because the viral enzyme responsible for encoding new strands is not reliable. The strain of HIV can change over the...
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...
Could the AIDS Virus be Viewed as a Natural way to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Kim Sharpe
I think that the sad reality of life throughout the ages is that if it kills then it stabilizes population growth. I think that is why the world seems to go in cycles and be hit by various plagues throughout the ages that kill vast...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Alopecia as we all know is the loss of hair from any area of the body, and a refusal to grow back. What a lot of people don't know however is that Alopecia is actually a blanket term for a collection of different disorders and...
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: Christine G.
It is possible that viruses existed even before the first cellular organisms were formed. These tiny organisms are not based on cellular structures. They have a central core of a single or double strand of either DNA or RNA, covered in a protective coat of...
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...

 

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