By: Bob Macaroni
Stem Cells: The New-age CureThe most promising research into treatments for Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes and spinal cord injuries is being jeopardized by politics...Stem cell research is pro-life: It has the potential to ease the suffering of millions of people around the world...
By: Chris Lamountain
There is a theory out there about male & female sperm (that is, sperm which will create baby boys and sperm which will create baby girls). It seems that male sperm are smaller, weaker, and faster. So with plenty of charting and adherence to the...
By: Jenny Corvette
Between the years 1537 and 1543, Andreas Vesalius dissected several human cadavers while a professor of anatomy at Padua. With such research he was able to expose for the first time in history the correct anatomy of the human body. There eventually developed a full...
By: Marc Quaglia
Almost every hospital, dentist office and well-established private practice in North America houses an X-ray machine; the ability to see the internal structure of a patient without risking surgery is absolutely invaluable. And while there are some risks associated with X-ray machines, they've been saving...
By: Ethel Smith
Magnetic resonance imaging is part of the technology, of recent years, that has meant it is easier, quicker and safer for the medical profession to diagnose many conditions. It is possible for problems, which would have required exploratory surgery, to be diagnosed via an MRI...
By: D. J. Poe
I am a diabetic. Advances in medical technology have helped diabetics lead normal lives. The most important tool I use is a glucometer. This device is as small as one of those split rubber change purses we used to use. It takes only a small...
By: D. J. Poe
A physician uses an x-ray or roentgenogram to determine many facets of injury to the human body. Before Cat Scans or MRI's, the x-ray was cutting edge technology second only to the antibiotic in it's ability to cure disease or injury in man.1. Skull-...
By: D. J. Poe
There are many different types of body thermometers and their usage is varied; greatly in some instances. These include the following:1. The conventional glass thermometer which used to use mercury to rise and fall on a scale, now uses a colored alcohol formula to accomplish...
By: spherikus
There are a number of different ways of imaging the living human body non-invasively. The two most common such methods used today are computed tomography (CT, also called CAT) scans and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). These two imagining methods vary in a number of ways...
By: Emma D
Body thermometers can be divided into groups based on how they work or how they are used. This article will discuss how the different types work and as each one is mentioned describe how it is used.MERCURY THERMOMETERSThese tend to be made of glass...

 

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