By: Elizabeth M Young
The most reasonable explanation for the halt to bird flu research at sites around the world is that a mutated and more virulent strain of flu has been created and it could escape the labs. The Independent reported that 39 researchers from around the world...
Report: Medical breakthroughs give hope for humans to live to 150
By: Terrence Aym
During the last decade age researchers have made one breakthrough after another and many now see some of the current generation of babies reaching 150 years old.Eradication of some diseases and new understanding of such traditional killers as heart disease, cancer and diabetes has...
Hippocrates and the beginnings of Western medicine
By: Phyllis Logie
Hippocrates is the father of modern medicine and author of the Hippocratic oath which all newly qualified doctors in the west have been required to swear since the 4th century and it is in fact the most widely known Greek medical text. Hippocrates was a...
By: Litsa Podaras
Modern medicine is based on a systematic period of observation owed to Hippocrates. Today this is called a clinical observation and it is what earned Hippocrates the title ‘Father of Medicine’. The school Asclepieion on Cos, Cos being the place of his birth...
The connection between income and longevity
By: Paul Rance
That longevity in human beings is often determined by wealth as much as genetic factors should not be a surprise. There are several reasons why not having any money worries can result in a person living a long life. The Elimination of Stress Financial worries...
The connection between income and longevity
By: Phyllis Logie
Life expectancy refers to the average number of years of life remaining for people who have attained a given age. This has been increasing year-on-year in the US for many years; however, those with a higher income have made the greatest overall life expectancy gains...
By: Colette Georgii
The overuse or misuse of antibiotics in farm animals can cause antibiotic resistance, which is a condition whereby the antibiotic used doesn't kill all the bacteria; or some bacteria have found a way to fight off the antibiotic, thus causing the bacteria to mutate and...
Benefits of donating your body to science after death
By: Matt Wix
Death is the one thing that none of us can escape, and unfortunately for many it comes far too early. But it doesn't have to be all doom and gloom to your passing. Donating part or all of your body to science can have great...
By: Patrick Sills
The word autopsy, derived from the Greek language, literally means "see for yourself." Morbid as it may sound, an autopsy is a surgical operation performed on a corpse by qualified physicians. Such doctors are specialized in the field of pathology and are known as...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
According to research, there are evidence to suggest the importance of vitamin D and marine omega-3 fatty acids in reducing the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. However, scientists are reluctant to accept these findings in order to declare vitamin D and Omega 3 in...

 

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