Help is not on the way
By: Just_JillM
You may as well title this, Do welfare mommas deserve to have more babies. When it comes to our health, nothing draws debate like insinuating that someone deserves better healthcare over someone else. Smokers along with the obese have an addiction. Should healthcare deal...
Different types of muscle tissue
By: Victor Roffel
Ever heard of people commenting on how an athlete has God-given talent? Although reluctant, I have to admit that in a way, they are technically correct. Genetics has determined for us our potential for height, intelligence, body frame, etc. Having so much influence in our...
Overview of surgical drains
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Surgical drain is an instrument used in draining out excess blood, tissue fluids, pus or air from a surgical site inside the body in to outside following a surgical procedure. With the advent of advance imagery and the possibility to diagnose fluid collections using simple...
What are the immediate complications following surgery
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
A post operative patient can undergo many types of complications following surgical procedures. It is said that most such complications will occur in the 1st to 5th day following a surgery. But, the most dangerous complications will arise in the immediate post operative period, probably...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
In surgical practice, deciding on the right type of surgical access for a specific condition would be a skill of its own for a surgeon. The decision to select a specific incision would depend on the several elements. These would be, Problem site Related anatomical...
Virology: What is genetic drift?
By: Janet Grischy
Viruses change rapidly. They evolve so quickly that some vaccines must be reformulated every year to remain effective. Two main factors, combined with fast growth in successful viral populations, cause viral change to be rapid. One factor is antigenic drift and one is antigenic shift...
Why nursing theory is important
By: Misty Keith - 545935
The Importance of the Nursing Theory Today In the nursing profession, care and compassion for the patient have always been any nurse's number one priority. Decades of study- within the history of nursing, has ultimately proven this to be a common fact among those in...
Denying Health Care
By: Mel Rodriguez
No one should be denied health care, period. There is a human obligation to our fellow human beings to give everyone the opportunity to continue living, with some quality, if circumstances allow. With the health care debate in a heated frenzy and people in general...
Cryosurgery: Using liquid nitrogen to treat warts and more
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
Warts, actinic keratoses, molluscum contagiosum, small basal cell carcinomas, condyloma acuminata and more, the list of skin conditions that can be easily and successfully treated with cryotherapy is quite extensive. Cryosurgery is a surgical technique that uses controlled freezing to deliberately destroy diseased tissue...
By: Bhavya Dabas
Scientists have long been trying to track down the gene responsible for human intelligence. David Haussler, director of the center for Bio-molecular Science and Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his team found strong but still circumstantial evidence that a certain gene...

 

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