Structure and function of the stomach
By: Sharmal Kelambi
The stomach is the food storage organ in the human gastro-intestinal system. It is located in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen, below the diaphragm. The organ somewhat resembles the English letter ‘J’ and has two openings at either end. AT the top...
Why yawning is "contagious"
By: Jack Croes
Why yawning is contagious We have all witnessed and can testify that contagion happens when someone in a group, yawns even if it is a stifled yawn. Some theorists believe that this phenomena is more the result of a tendency for everyone in a group...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Lung cancer forms a major problem in our present time. In the US alone it accounts for more than 100,000 deaths every year. The cause of lung cancer varies. The most common cause of lung cancer is cigarette smoking. Another cause is exposure to...
10 of the Brain
By: David Adam - 566456
This is bullshit. It has become rooted and popular is a testament to the fact that there are lots of slick businessmen who know telling customers what they want to hear makes sells. Otherwise, this is nothing more than a meaningless soup of words. Who...
Is genetic engineering ethical?
By: Daniel Mclaughlin
Great strides in science have been made in the past hundred years; more specifically, genetic engineering. Science fiction is becoming reality, and people want more. Their greediness is casting a dark shadow over the genetic engineering idea. The capabilities of genetic engineering are seemingly endless...
Difference between the vulva and labia
By: Rena Sherwood
Both the vulva and the labia are parts of the woman's outermost reproductive organ, commonly known as the vagina. The vulva refers to the general outer opening of the vagina which consists of a lot of parts, including the labia. The labia are the "lips"...
Surgery: How to recognise an infection early
By: Lorie Spencer
Any surgery no matter how minor should not be taken lightly. There are many risks that are associated with surgical procedures and some that are simply out of our control. It sounds ironic, but you need to be in the possible health you can be...
What is hypophosphatemia
By: Tarek Musslimani
Hypophosphatemia is a disorder of phosphate ions balance in the blood in which the concentration of the phosphate ions is lower than a normal value. This has several causes as will be discussed later. The importance of phosphate ion stem s from the fact that...
How do scientists determine the structure of naturally occurring medicines
By: Alexius Tan
INTRODUCTION Naturally occurring medicines are drugs that that are used most extensively before science and technology advanced fast enough to identify the compounds effectively. It was later when people were able to isolate the active pharmalogical compounds and identification techniques were available. Modern medicine can...
By: Grace Angel
As a young doctor starting out in your medical career, using a stethoscope can be an intimidating tool to use with your patients. You do not know want to say they wrong thing or mishear. However, learning to listen to the human insides is a...

 

1 164 165 166 167 168 296