By: Terrence Aym
During the past 100 years, Mankind has achieved many of its age-old dreams: conquering dreadful diseases, achieving spaceflight and escaping the stubborn grasp of Earth, walking on the Moon, diving to the very deepest depths of the world's mighty oceans…Now another milestone has been...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Kirsty Wright
It has long been debated as to whether or not euthanasia is ethical. On the one hand, some people view euthanasia as taking a life - murder - even though the person being "murdered" has little or no quality of life, they know this quality...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: Edward Webber
When people speak about this subject, they are immediately reminded of Hitler's "Supreme Race" which caused the death of hundreds of thousands. It is understandable, the negative connotation that goes along with this, however, it is hardly fair. Some people simply are against this type...
By: Lance W. Christiansen D.O.
Rheumatic fever was a disease which was common in America, Europe and in most countries of the world in the past, but in countries which have gone through modernization due to the institution of scientific advancements (which lead to the industrial revolution, for instance)the frequency...
Surgery: What is pre-op assessment?
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Pre-op or pre operative assessment is a vital and lifesaving part of most of the surgical procedures and mainly in major surgeries which will require the patient to be put on general anaesthesia or in instances where the surgery will carry the risk of heavy...
Surgery: What is skin grafting
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Skin grafting is a type of surgery which transplants a section of the skin using a natural or a synthetic form of skin. The skin that is used in covering a skin defect is known as the 'skin graft' and could originate from another healthy...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Post operative care following a major surgery could well be recognised as important as the surgery itself due to the fact that many complications could arise in the said period. Avoiding these complications and maintaining optimal body function is one aspect of a successful surgery...
The human sense of smell
By: Genevieve L. Rosewood
Surviving the permanent loss of my sense of smell. It was one week before Thanksgiving 2000. I couldn't wait to smell the aromas of a traditional American Thanksgiving, to taste the turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes... Of course, included in this wondrous feast was the...
Will Science and Technology Conquor Water Related Diseases a Desperate Statement
By: Irrira Rikki
NEXT VICTIMThere are fewer scientists than technology in the world than there are innocent or ignorant populations of humans. Yet the paradox of so many water-related diseases, is that humans are the biggest polluters. The question is not without concern. Will science and technology conquer...
By: Ms. C. Jones
Understanding the human brain is no easy task. Human intelligence seems to have developed from small refinements in brain architecture. Other animals, such as the parrot cannot solve mathematical equations and dolphins cannot write poetry.Researchers have looked at the unique features of the brain...

 

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