Difference between group A and B Streptococcus
By: Tami Port MS
Streptococcus is a genus of Gram-positive cocci (round) shaped bacteria that exist in chains of cells. Classification of members of this genus can be challenging, as there are many different, overlapping classification systems used to distinguish one species of Streptococcus from another. One method of...
By: Karen Struss
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is a condition whereby the prostate gland becomes enlarged. When the prostate is enlarged, it can press on the urethra thereby causing a slower and less forceful flow of urine. The onset of BPH is gradual, and there are several...
Function and importance of the association cortex
By: Jael Ravalyn
This is the part of the brain usually being referred to! Brain power is a nice catch phrase referring to the amazing ability to coordinate input and control to produce fluid action. These notable aspects of the brain's power are orchestrated by the association cortex...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
The human cell contains 46 chromosomes arranged in pairs and is estimated to consist of around 20,000 to 25,000 genes in total. Among these chromosomes, the smallest would be the chromosome 22, which is estimated to contain around 500 to 800 genes. It...
By: Srikanth Radhakrishna
Daphnia pulex belongs to water flea species. It was the first crustacean to have its genome sequenced. It possesses approximately 31,000 genes (humans have about 23,000 genes). Daphnia pulex water fleas are tiny and translucent aquatic crustaceans. They are found in freshwater lakes...
By: Das Govind
Radiology has seen major changes in the last decade. Digital systems are replacing conventional darkroom processing techniques, and film is becoming outdated with the arrival of Picture and Archiving Communications Systems (PACS). There is a major difference between these two systems with pros and cons...
Bad breath: Causes and prevention
By: Ahmad Sadli
Bad breath is scientifically known as halitosis. The symptoms of bad breath should be easily detected or simply observed when a person exhales or speaks.Now what actually causes bad breath?Poor oral hygiene is the main factor that causes halitosis.The food we eat...
By: Hermes Roberts
To be sick is to be unwell, mentally and physically. All of us have been physically unwell at one time or other. It is one of the prerequisites of being alive. This is the reason, medication is a billion dollar industry. Some illnesses can be...
By: Christian Bentley
Science is a benefactor of mankind. There are several views on science. Views become dire when the type of science at hand mingles with religion. One such science is genetic engineering. The study and practice of genetic engineering is a step up for some. It...
By: Gianna Scannell
Having surgery. How scary: the first thing the surgeon explains are risks. Risk of death, risk of complications.How does one decide if to go ahead with it?Some people don't even have a choice. They must undergo surgery. They suffer from an acute catastrophe...

 

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