By: Lance W. Christiansen D.O.
Rheumatic fever was a disease which was common in America, Europe and in most countries of the world in the past, but in countries which have gone through modernization due to the institution of scientific advancements (which lead to the industrial revolution, for instance)the frequency...
Will Science and Technology Conquor Water Related Diseases a Desperate Statement
By: Irrira Rikki
NEXT VICTIMThere are fewer scientists than technology in the world than there are innocent or ignorant populations of humans. Yet the paradox of so many water-related diseases, is that humans are the biggest polluters. The question is not without concern. Will science and technology conquer...
By: Effie Moore Salem
Vertigo, an acute form of dizziness where the head appears to be spinning in all directions and balance becomes impossible; patients are left wondering what in the world is happening to them. Upon examination by an ear, nose and throat physician or the family doctor...
Common picornavirus infections: Hepatovirus
By: D. Vogt
The hepatovirus genus is a group of viruses within the picornavirus family. Today, there is only a single known hepatovirus, the virus which causes Hepatitis A in humans. Hepatitis A is a liver disease which usually spreads through poor hygiene and in rare cases can...
Cancer: Understanding why scientists have yet to discover a cure
By: Andrew Hitron
It is well established that at its basis cancer is a genetic disease. For a cell to be truly cancerous, it must possess six traits as defined by Hanahan and Weinburg (2000): self-sufficiency in growth factors, insensitivity to anti-growth factors, evasion of apoptosis (controlled cell...
By: Jacob Cohen-Donnelly
The heart is a brilliant muscle that is made up of two atrium and two ventricles. What happens, though, when there is a hole connecting the two ventricles when they should not be connected? Eisenmenger's Syndrome is an instance when there is a hole between...
By: Erik Van Tongerloo
There are several diseases which can be transmitted by mosquitoes to humans. Malaria, the West Nile Virus and yellow fever are some of these diseases and it is important when you want to travel to one of the countries where there is a danger for...
By: Sharon Harvey
When a person experiences chest pain they may immediately think that they are having a heart attack, however this may not be the case. There are many causes of chest pain some of which will be discussed in this article. What is important to say...
By: Fermin Saldana
Current human sleep patterns are obsolete, inefficient, and a risk to human mental and physical health. In societies of excess, such as in America, oversleeping has a direct influence to the quality and length of human life. Doctor Daniel Kripke, a professor of psychiatry at...
By: Russell Dawson
Emergency, Emergency, 911, 911! If you, or your partner is living with an undiagnosed sleep disorder not only could your health be at risk, but your relationship is certainly to be under severe strain! A little bit of information can go a long way toward...

 

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