By: Dr. Bryan Katz
Staphylococcus is a gram positive bacterium that occurs almost ubiquitously; most people carry staph organisms on their skin surfaces and nasal passages. Intact skin and mucosa are generally effective barriers to staph infections. Unfortunately, the converse is also true, with staph being the chief culprit...
Types of Staphylococcus bacteria that infect humans
By: Kate Eglan-Garton
Staphylococcus is a specific type of bacterial infection that can attack the human body at any time. Although there are more than 20 species of Staphylococcus, only two interact with humans according to Bergey’s Manual (2001) on systematic bacteriology. The first type is called...
By: Amelia Emery
Biotinidase deficiency is a genetic metabolic disorder that affects the body’s ability to produce and possess the active enzyme biotinidase. Biotinidase is necessary for the extraction of biotin, an essential B vitamin, from food sources into a usable form as well as reusing and...
How campylobacter is transmitted from animals to humans
By: Eric Lannak
The Campylobacteria are a group of organisms that usually cause mild to severe infections of the gastrointestinal system. Called “campylobacteriosis”, the illness typically causes symptoms like abdominal discomfort and frequent passage of stools, but sometimes symptoms can be severe. Watery or bloody diarrhea, fever...
By: Blaise Pascal
Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that can infect the intestines, and perhaps blood, of people and animals causing campylobacteriosis. This illness will cause symptoms like nausea, fever, vomiting, stomach pain, and mild to severe diarrhea. The transmission of campylobacter will likely occur between animals...
By: Michael John- Anyaehie
What is Campylobacter? Campylobacter is an infectious disease that is the leading cause of bacterial diarrheal illness and can be found everywhere. Campylobacter organism can cause illness in both humans and animals. The specie of Campylobacter responsible for most human illness cases is the Campylobacter...
By: Lynn Robling
Hysteria is a psychological or neurotic disorder with symptoms such as nervousness, partial paralysis and hallucinations and many other symptoms depending on the individual. Originally it was thought to be a condition that only affected women. The Greek physician Hippocrates thought the symptoms were caused...
By: Melody St. John
Medulloblastoma is a type of brain tumor that almost always occurs in children below 15 years of age; and appears to affect boys more than girls. It is most commonly seen in kids between 5 and 6 years old and about 20 percent of cases...
Causes and treatment of medulloblastoma
By: Effie Moore Salem
A from of childhood brain cancer is Medulloblastoma that originates in the cerebellum. It is a section of the brain located in the back of the head and is the part of the brain that is attached to the spinal cord. The cerebellum is responsible...
By: Patrick Sills
Tonsils are considered to be a part of the lymphatic system. This bodily system filters fluid around cells and is a major part of the immune system. There are actually three types of tonsils which include the adenoids located behind the nose, the palatine tonsils...

 

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