The Soviet-German syphilis expedition to Buriat Mongolia, 1928
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The Soviet-German Syphilis Expedition to Buriat Mongolia in 1928 In 1928, a team consisting of eight German and eight Soviet medical researchers departed for Kul'skoe in a remote part of the Buriat-Mongolian Autonomous Republic of the USSR. Their goal was to examine endemic syphilis and...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Liver physiology centers mainly around metabolism of important biomolecules in the body such as glucose, in addition to metabolism of medications and drugs that are administered for therapeutic purposes and which are detoxified in the liver there are certain types of liver cells such as...
Euthanize
By: H.W. Holdings
The Nuremberg War Crimes trials placed upon the international public record the knowledge that the Nazi regime euthanized over 275,000 mentally ill and retarded men, women and children. Nazi Germany's evil and twisted and unconscionable argument for undertaking this costly and arduous program was...
By: Raquel Ildefonzo
There was a point in the past, not too long ago, when my niece developed heavy menstrual bleeding, lasting up to twelve days. Upon her doctor's advice, she underwent a surgical procedure called dilatation and curettage. The operation was quite successful in that it was...
How do scientists determine the structure of naturally occurring medicines
By: Alexius Tan
INTRODUCTION Naturally occurring medicines are drugs that that are used most extensively before science and technology advanced fast enough to identify the compounds effectively. It was later when people were able to isolate the active pharmalogical compounds and identification techniques were available. Modern medicine can...
By: Heather Hamel
Inositol, also known as myo-inositol, is considered one part of the B vitamin complex. It combines with choline to produce lecithin, which is needed for healthy development of all your cell membranes. Inositol is necessary for the proper functioning of nerves, brain, and muscles. It...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Norepinephrine and epinephrine are also known as noradrenaline and adrenaline in other parts of the world. The terms refer to two vital hormones in the body which will facilitate the body reaction in certain situation. In most instances, the structure and function of these two...
By: Terrence Aym
The phenomenon of xenoglossy (knowledge of a language one has never learned) is almost always associated with severe head injuries, recovery from comas or hypnotic "experiments."Two types of xenoglossy are recognized: recitative and responsive. Recitative is the most common and people exhibiting it will...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
Euthanasia has to be ethical in certain circumstances. And the law, in those countries where euthanasia is illegal, has to be changed, for the sake of everyone. How many times must we see people, who, through no fault of their own, are suffering terribly with...
Book reviews: Musicophilia, by Oliver Sacks
By: Philo Gabriel
Like most of Oliver Sacks’s books, “Musicophilia” is a collection of case histories, or at least theories and musings based on case histories. The unifying theme is that all the cases have something to do with music. For instance, there are people who...

 

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