By: Jeff Casto
A granuloma is a mass of immune system cells that have gathered around and sealed off a foreign particle that has resisted the immune cells' attempts to destroy and digest it. This foreign particle could be anything from a tuberculosis bacterium to a splinter. A...
Will Science and Technology Conquer Water Related Diseases
By: Roger Cunard
With more than one billion people worldwide living without access to safe drinking water, several socially-minded entrepreneurs are leveraging their knowledge of business, science and technology to help conquer water-related diseases through modern water purification systems. As with recent advances in malaria prevention, the ability...
Will Science and Technology Conquer Water Related Diseases
By: Nadia Promi
Two basic facts related to water determine our lives: most of the human body is made up of water and most of the Earth's surface is covered by water. We cannot live without water. And yet, we are not aware how precious it is. Most...
Will Science and Technology Conquer Water Related Diseases
By: Sangeeta Deogawanka
No. In the perpetual battle between science and environmental degeneration, deteriororation of water quality and proliferation of water-related diseases will always remain, a step ahead. So it is a moot point whether science and technology will succeed in conquering water-related diseases - for every coup...
Will Science and Technology Conquer Water Related Diseases
By: Colette Georgii
Science and technology are on the way to preventing waterborne diseases worldwide.Articles such as the following at Science Daily.com point to new developments in the improvement of water treatment technology:* Cheap, Clean Drinking Water Purified Through Nanotechnology (Feb 26, 2008)* Safer Water Worldwide*...
Could the AIDS Virus be Viewed as a Natural way to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Becca Cougill
There is a reason for disease. As hard as the scientists work to prevent illness and death, the truth is, there is a reason for it. That reason is to prevent the population from over reaching itself. Since we are at the top of the...
By: Laura Tierney PhD
Because the word chemotherapy is intertwined with a diagnosis of cancer, it has become a very daunting term. Realistically the treatment of innumerable diseases includes drug therapy on some level. Countless temporary and permanent conditions from an ear infection to mental illness to diabetes are...
By: John Brown - 279899
AIDS is Acquired Immume Deficiency Virus and it is caused vy the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Viruses are not like living cells such as bacteria and fungi which can absorb nutients, break them down into their components, and use the energy trapped in these components...
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Bird flu, also called avian flu, is caused by an influenza virus that normally only infects birds, though it is becoming more common in pigs. Avian flu is a strain of type A influenza known as H5N1, different from the swine flu of the recent...
By: Jennifer Moll
Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune disease, in which the body attacks its own hair follicles and suppresses hair growth, which results in hair loss on the scalp and other areas of the body. Alopecia areata does not cause scarring. The loss of hair is...

 

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