By: Laura Weiland
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007Viruses are an organism which can be both harmful and helpful. They have existed since the solar system developed. Generally people think of viruses as a bad thing. Something which caused illness and at times even death. Actually they can be a...
By: James Ashman
The word 'Cancer' still has the power to strike fear into all of our hearts. Cancer encompasses a wide variety of diseases, affecting every major tissue of the body, all of which have one thing in common: uncontrolled cellular proliferation.In essence, the cause of...
By: L. Merlino
Viruses serve as carriers of genetic information, transferring genes from one species to another (a process known as "gene jumping"). You might say that viruses are dispatchers of genetic information, like the pony express of Earth's ecosystem. They help modify and expand traits on an...
The possibility of a cure for AIDS within the next ten years
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Due to the nature of HIV itself, there will likely never be a cure for AIDS. That may sound like a harsh pronouncement, but it’s not the same as saying there will not be new strides in treatment – there will be as new...
By: John Webb - 323865
Stem cell research has been a hot topic over the last decade. Most scientist, politicians and average citizens alike, agree that stem cell research is imperative for mankind. However, the issue of where we get these cells from, sparks controversy.There are currently only a...
By: Jason Lusk
If you study animals enough, you will begin to see that they, like us, can sense when something is not right, whether in their prey or in their companions. Experiment after experiment has been conducted over the years in the effort to determine what animals...
By: Jonte Rhodes
To say definitively animals can or cannot detect cancer in humans would be a false statement without extensive research to back it up. At best we can make an educated guess on the matter. That being out of the way there have been several cases...
By: Nancy Houser
"The use of this technology is not only essential for the future of curbing the spread of infectious diseases," explains John Haynes, public health program manager for the NASA Earth Science Applied Sciences Program, at the 2007 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene...
By: assistanttoauthors
In 1980 when aides was first discovered, I called the health department in Tucson, Arizona and talked to them about testing. Just think, maybe 25 million people would still be alive. If you don't know you have a disease you can't possibly keep from spreading...
Could the AIDS Virus be Viewed as a Natural way to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Jacob d'Armand
Since its recognition on June 5, 1981, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome has been the bane of human existence. It has affected everything about us as a species. From our economic security to our social development, the advent of AIDS has been the single most catalytic event...

 

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