The possibility of a cure for AIDS within the next ten years
By: Robert Blevins
Has This Man Finally Discovered the Cure for AIDS.? The Charite University of Medicine is a multi-faceted organization of hospitals, universities, and research centers located in Germany. You could compare it to a major American university's medical center, but on a larger scale. They have...
The history of diabetes treatments
By: Jennifer Kirkman
Diabetes treatments are sure much better today than they were hundreds of years or even several years ago. I would have hated to have had diabetes back even several years before, when meters where big and hard to use, and insulin needles were huge sources...
How vaccines prevent disease
By: Alfred F Waltheson DVM
Many of us at some point during our lives have had an infectious disease such as influenza. Knowingly or unknowingly you are exposed to someone that is infected. You feel fine for a few days and then you begin to feel a little off. You...
By: Suzette Baker
Is there a cure for Alzheimer's? As of yet, the answer is no, but there is a lot of research being funded by groups such as the Alzheimer's Association in hopes of finding a cure. Hope remains that in the coming years, improvements in care...
Vaccine risk factors
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
All medical interventions have the potential for side effects. Whether one pursues an intervention should be determined by the benefits of the intervention weighed against the risks of not performing the intervention. This is also true for vaccines. The benefits and risks will vary depending...
By: Darian Peters
Bird flu has created a significant scare in recent years and this is likely to increase over the coming decades. Also known as avian influenza, this viral disease is beginning to cross the species barrier to human beings, in a process known as zoonosis. Zoonotic...
Hashimoto's disease treatment
By: Nayab Sh
To treat a disease it is important to treat its cause. The basic cause behind Hashimoto's disease is faulty immune system which attacks the thyroid gland and causes its inflammation and under activity which is called hypothyroidism. Up until now there is no treatment...
Facts about heart disease among the African-American population
By: Adai Goldberg
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the western world, especially in the African-American community. Although many are baffled as to the reasons and point to the lack of adequate healthcare and inadequate research, the answers may lie in looking at modifiable risk...
By: Jennifer Kirkman
What is Hashimoto's Disease? When somebody is diagnosed with Hashimoto's Disease, it means they have a thyroid disorder. This disease is also called chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, and is also an autoimmune disease type. What the problem is connected with overall, is the immune system going...
How the immune system works
By: Arlene Miles
Maintaining a healthy body is a complicated process. Over millions of years, humans have developed a sophisticated system to guard against harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and pathogens. This bodily defense is called the immune system. Before a microorganism can enter the...

 

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