By: R.A. Scott
We are all familiar with those old movies in which the "bad guys" are doing weird military and medical experiments on an unsuspecting public. Before the movie ends the "good guys" have taken out the baddies and saved those innocent folks and subsequently the world...
By: Darian Peters
In medicine a major problem concerns blockages appearing in blood vessels that prevent blood, and therefore oxygen, from reaching the cells and tissues where it is needed. Now obviously the ideal thing would be to simply remove the blockage from the blood vessel. Unfortunately, this...
By: Jenny Tolley
Lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic system, which includes tissues, lymph nodes, a type of white blood cell called lymphocytes, and organs such as your tonsils and spleen. If you have lymphoma, you will most likely consult different medical professionals who specialize in dealing with...
Should Smokers and the Obsese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Barbara Kasey Smith
Should smokers and the obese be denied coronary artery bypass surgery? This would be like asking if an alcoholic should be denied medical treatment if he/she was dying of cirrhosis of the liver, or if a person got seriously hurt in an automobile accident, if...
The structure of the ear
By: Megan Worley
The Structure of the Human EarThe Human Ear provides several functions in addition to providing us with the ability to hear including detecting the heads position and motion and providing a sense of balance. Within the ear there are distinct areas that are involved in...
What is the difference between metaplasia, heteroplasia, dysplasia, neoplasia, hyperplasia, and anaplasia?
By: Justin Lee
People commonly confuse, misinterpret, or incorrectly explain the "-plasias." Health and research journals toss the words "metaplasia," "heteroplasia," "dysplasia," "neoplasia," "hyperplasia," and "anaplasia" throughout their works, but what do these words really mean? It is tempting for readers to...
By: Justin Lee
Fighting Cancer with BacteriaThere are three unique ways that bacteria have been used to help fight cancer: they have been used as probiotics to help prevent cancer, they have been introduced into patients on purpose in order to elicit a fever (heat + immune) response...
Can seven ultrasound tests harm my unborn baby's hearing?
By: Joe V.
There is no reason to believe that having an ultra sound would harm the hearing of an unborn child. Their hearing responds to no higher frequencies than a child's hearing. Having several ultrasounds is no different then having a dog whistle blown in your ear...
Why do humans need pain?
By: Saphira Xenno
All systems, procedures and mechanisms throughout the body function to one ultimate goal; provide for and protect the brain at all cost. It may seem strange, selfish even from a certain stand point, but after extensive thought and research I believe it is so. Proof...
The role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in cervical cancer
By: Hira
The Culprit HPVHuman Papilloma Virus commonly known as HPV is a cause of Cervical Cancer and Genital Warts. Unfortunately since there are no distinct symptoms for those positive for HPV or those with an abnormal pap it is important for women to be consistent with...

 

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