By: Darian Peters
Vaccines are a way of preventing disease that involves protecting the person against attack by a particular microorganism. A different vaccine is needed for each different type of microorganism. The vaccine works by providing the immune system with the information that it needs to recognise...
By: Yan Leyfman
Governments' failure to legalize the selling of organs has created illegal kidney transplantation from living donors. As a result, moral issues have arisen concerning these transactions because kidneys are sold like marijuana covertly and illegally. A possible solution to this dilemma would be to follow...
By: Paul McLauren
ACL reconstruction is one of the more common knee surgeries being performed in orthopedic medicine today. ACL tears are a common sports injury and can be a career-ending injury in many athletes or weekend warriors. Most ACL injuries occur via a planting and twisting mechanism...
Structure and function of the bladder
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Anyone who has ever used the bathroom, which I suspect is just about every one, is likely familiar with the bladder. But what exactly is the structure of the bladder and how does it work?The bladder can be thought of as a collapsible bag...
By: Wendy R.
James Watson, an American born Molecular Biologist along with Francis Crick a British molecular biologist, physicist, and neuroscientist are most noted for being the co-discoverers of the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953. Watson and Crick talked a great deal about DNA and the...
Hashimoto's disease treatment
By: David J. Eloi
The thyroid gland is the largest pure endocrine gland in the human body. The thyroid is butterfly-shaped and located in the anterior of the neck, on the trachea. The thyroid gland is responsible for the production of thyroid hormone (TH), which is chiefly responsible for...
Gastric Bypass Surgery is it Safe
By: Nkechiye O.
I have personal experience with the surgery. My aunt recently had the gastric bypass, and lost over 200 pounds. The surgery has to be safe, since doctors all over the world agree to perform it. Is it the best idea? Of course it isn&rsquo...
Is there scientific evidence for an intelligence gene?
By: Sonia Mcnichol
I am assuming that the intelligence we are talking about is the type that leads to 11 A*s at GCSE and a first class honours degree from Oxford university? If that is the case, then this type of intelligence is not due to the presence...
By: R.A. Scott
We all know what surgery is. Do we all realize what invasive surgery is? Likely not so let us look at what invasive surgery is. Invasive surgery is, essentially, any surgery that breaks the skin. Now, most surgery is invasive but some surgeries can...
What's happening at Human Genome Sciences, Inc.?
By: Sally Morem
Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI), shocked the investment world by making two major announcements. On Friday, July 24, it will be selling 45,000 doses of ABthrax to the Strategic National Stockpile. It already delivered 20,000 doses this spring. Revenues will be $150...

 

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