Biography: William Harvey
By: Alysa Dudley
Imagine a time when surgeons work without the use of anaesthesia and blood-letting is a common practice. It's a time when very little is known about how the human body works.This was the state of medicine when William Harvey was born in 1578. He...
Biography: William Harvey
By: Effie Moore Salem
It was William Harvey, an English physician who sought to learn the function of the valves in veins - from an earlier physician's discovery - that led to his discovery of the circulatory system. It's a bloody story, as a true Englishman might say...
Biography: William Harvey
By: Betty Carew
William Harvey was an English medical doctor, who has the esteemed acknowledgment of being the first doctor to properly describe, in exact detail, the human body's systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped around the body by the heart. This was discovered before...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
It is thanks to the contributions of William Harvey, alias the ''the discoverer of the Circulation of Blood'' that today we are able to fully understand the dynamics behind the life sustaining function of the heart and the delivery of oxygen rich blood to all...
Why the principal problem of bioethics is the moral status of the embryo
By: Luis Enrique Perez
The bioethics is the ethics applied to sciences of the life. These sciences include genetic engineering, xenotransplantation, medicine and gerontology. The object of the genetic engineering is to combine molecules of deoxyribonucleic acid (or DNA, that contains the genetic code), and to insert them...
Iridology is Pseudoscience
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Iridology is the diagnosis of disease based on the appearance of the iris, the colored part of the eye. The practice is considered an "alternative" medicine in that it is not an accepted practice of the basic medical establishment. The reason for it's lack of...
Biography: William Harvey
By: JRR
William Harvey was an English physician born April 1, 1578 at home to Thomas Harvey and Joane Halke. He is known as the first person in the western world to correctly describe systemic circulation. He also proved blood was pumped by the heart. Young William...
By: Robby Powell
Biostasticians: What do they do?A Biostatistician is a person who is knowledgeable about mathematics and applies this knowledge to biological systems. They are knowledgeable in various mathematical techniques, and know how to use computer software to perform their work. They are vital parts of...
Euthanasia can be Positive if Controlled
By: Cameron Foster
The Constitution writers would have scarcely fathomed the concept of assisted suicide; we must appreciate the Christian and church-dominated context of society at that time. But our founding document provides for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness without respect to religious beliefs. If a...
Euthanasia Matter of Choice Choice between Life and Death
By: Gaurav Mahendru
Life is precious, Life is sacred. That is what we are taught when we are young and that is what we are told when we grow old. Teachers and Preachers, both continue to harp on the value of life, the word sacrosanct is another word...

 

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