A look at how varicose veins develop
By: Diamond Channing
What are varicose veins? Our network of veins serve to drain the capillary beds and body tissue of "used" blood and return it to the heart. This venous flow is assisted in its return to the heart by the rhythmic sucking action of breathing, muscular...
By: Katerina Nikolas
The science of cryonics won’t make you immortal but it does offer the chance for your frozen corpse to be reanimated. There are no guarantees that if you choose to have your freshly deceased body frozen that you will ever be brought back to...
How the pancreas works
By: Tarek Musslimani
The pancreas in humans is an indispensable organ which which without it we cannot survive due to its important function in maintaining homeostasis in the body and in particular its role in sugar metabolism and in the digestion process in the small intestine. The pancreas...
An overview of neurocryopreservation as a cryonic technique
By: Stephen Poulitsis
The idea of frozen corpses being revived and cured of whatever disease killed them is a science which captures the imagination. Cryonics is supported by many renowned scientists who work in related fields of research, many of whom believe that the possibility of reviving those...
Strangest diseases in the world
By: John Louie Ramos
Diseases that can make us look like living corpse or animated trees may seem like movie plots taken from the pages of sci-fi novels, however extreme health conditions such as those mentioned really exist in this day and age. All over the world, there are...
Dr. James Bedford's contributions to science
By: Katerina Nikolas
Born in 1893 Dr. James Bedford was a renowned psychologist from Glendale California. An acclaimed and respected professional, he was regarded highly by his students. He proved to be something of an adventurous traveller too in his day, and his adventurous mind was open to...
By: Katerina Nikolas
It is doubtful that anyone would elect to be cryonically preserved without giving a huge amount of thought to the matter or have an avid interest in the science of cryonics. It is likely that if you do wish to undergo cryonic suspension in the...
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
Capillary refill time is a quick and easy test that can provide important information regarding skin perfusion in an infant or child. Abnormal perfusion of the skin can indicate a number of worrisome medical conditions. The ability to immediately assess perfusion in children with a...
How urine is formed in human beings
By: D. Vogt
Urine is formed in human beings in a manner substantially similar to the way urine is produced in similar mammal species. Essentially, it is a liquid manufactured in the kidneys in order to store and then remove from the body various waste by-products made by...
Arthritis explained
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
The definition of arthritis is inflammation of a joint or joints. It is useful to distinguish the different categories of arthritis as well as the treatments that exist. 1) Osteoarthritis (OA) - this is the run of the mill form of arthritis that can be...

 

1 178 179 180 181 182 296