Understanding skin, its roles and functions
By: Natalie Louise Fox
Human skin is incredible. It is the body's largest organ, covering just about every nook and cranny of our entire body. The skin has many functions, it is made up of many different parts and also has the amazing ability to regenerate and heal itself...
By: Tim Webb
You have to admit that human embryo cloning really is the stuff of science fiction; you know the scenario you get a clone of a person which is created in a day and looks exactly the same as the person he/she was cloned from, but...
By: Kyra Story
Newest statistics show cancer deaths are decreasing in the US. This appears to be a sign of great progress in the fight against cancer. Still, daily over one thousand Americans are killed by this terminal disease. Therefore, scientists battle on and look for new ways...
An introduction to forensic nursing
By: Olivia Kay
Nursing is a varied field in the overall realm of healthcare and not all nurses simply work in hospitals, clinics, or nursing homes caring for patients. Forensic nurses, for example, combine nursing skills with the fields of detective work and criminal law by undergoing specialized...
By: Olivia Bredbenner
The role of a forensic nurse examiner is a relatively new role in the health care system. It most likely attracts those nurses that like the excitement and challenge that this role presents. As the forensic nurse she will find herself in the inner sanctum...
The history of nursing models
By: Amy Lee Clark
Nursing models, by definition is, "systematically constructed, scientifically based, and logically related set of concepts, which identify the essential components of nursing practice and provide a cohesive and systematic approach to the patient." (Riehl & Roy 1980)Prior to 1960, the medical model of nursing...
Driving forces in nursing theory development
By: Amy Lee Clark
Healthcare, over the past century, has shown dramatic changes with people becoming more and more conscious of their health and the need for a healthy life style. The two major wars at the beginning of the twentieth century also brought about a remarkable growth in...
By: Olivia Bredbenner
This article is written with the objective being to inform the lay reader about the nursing process that takes place within health care institutions in the USA. while under the care of a registered nurse during a hospitalization. The steps in the nursing process includes:...
Scientists identify a role for bone in male fertility
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Sex steroids, or androgens, in men have well known functions in reproduction and fertility, specifically the ‘male’ hormone testosterone. A lesser known function is the effect of testosterone and other steroid hormones on the development of the skeleton. In the March 4, 2011, issue...
Scientists: Flash of light to brain removes fear
By: Terrence Aym
Scientists at Stanford University in California have given a new twist to the old saying "seeing the light." Their remarkable research has shown that stimulating the brain with a flash of light can remove fear.The breakthrough experiment offers potential as a therapy to...

 

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