By: Joseph Parish
Bacteria can be present in snowMany people remember the tongue in cheek comments made concerning eating of yellow snow however, recent investigations have now reviewed that it is no longer merely the yellow snow which one should not digest. Current research that has been conducted...
By: Richard G. Lanzara
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is so named because these disease processes trap air in the lungs. These pulmonary diseases range from emphysema to asthma and chronic bronchitis. Each disease traps air in the lings by a different mechanism, but air trapping is common...
By: Ines Peros
Stem cell research is improving the health of dogs, cats and horses with the new technique of transplanting fat cells from the animal's own body. The procedure is not invasive, takes little time to heal and shows marked improvement in arthritic, hip dysplasia and other...
By: Norma Chew
Chemotherapy began in 1940 with the use of nitrogen mustard and folic acid, an antagonistic drug. According to Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia, two pharmacologists Louis S. Goodman and Alfred Gilman were recruited by the United States Department of Defense to investigate the potential therapeutic applications of...
By: Alison Bowler
Giardiasis is a gastrointestinal infection caused by the single celled microscopic parasite Giardia lamblia, which can be carried by both people and animals. It is a common cause of both childhood and ‘travelers’ diarrhea. The infection is, however, more common in children than adults...
An introduction to giardiasis
By: Upton Rehnberg
According to the FDA "Giardiasis is the most frequent cause of non-bacterial infection in North America". About 2 million people in the U.S. get it every year. It also occurs world wide, infecting an estimated 200 million people. This disease is caused by parasitic...
Clean Water Safe Water Enviroment Pollution Social Economical Change Climate
By: Greg Slack
Science will most likely advance to a point where all diseases will have a cure of some sort. However society will have to go through some massive changes before it will happen. These changes will have to be in our character on a basic and...
By: Alfred F Waltheson DVM
There will likely never be a single cure for cancer. If medical science does cure cancer at some time in the future there will be dozens of treatments - effective against different types of cancer.Firstly, we need to think about how cancer develops. Each...
Should AIDS be Considered a Natural Means to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Patrick Sills
There is no question that pestilence plays a major role in population growth; or the lack thereof. In the 14th century, the Bubonic Plague wiped out a third of Europe's inhabitants; or roughly 25 million people. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) came into the spotlight...
Epidemiology of breast cancer
By: Lance W. Christiansen D.O.
Breast cancer and cancer in other tissues and organs is caused by the same mechanism, but there are certain anatomical, microanatomical, physiological, and environmental factors that exacerbate the underlying cause of cancer so certain tissues such as bone marrow, lymph nodes, and epithelium (skin,cervix...

 

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