The lessons learned about resistant bacteria since penicillin was discovered
By: Effie Moore Salem
Penicillin, the wonder drug first discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928 when he was doing a few housekeeping chores—a petri dish was growing some funny looking stuff that caught his attention—is still an important drug but it has created its own problems. Because...
By: Grandma McGraw
Strobe light is intermittent or flashing light. The effect takes place in the human eye where the image seen during the last flash of light is retained by the retina long enough so that the ensuing image seems superimposed on the first. Early inventors fascinated...
By: Chelsea Padget
An endoscopy is a procedure that uses an endoscope to look at your esophagus, stomach and small intestine. It is minimally invasive and does not require any surgery. Severe complications are rare with the use of endoscopy. A light sedative is given before this procedure...
By: Jane Grimshaw
Meniere’s disease is a debilitating condition of the inner ear that can cause tinnitus, severe imbalance, vertigo, pressure inside the ear and hearing loss. Hearing loss can fluctuate and tends to affect the sufferer more on some days than others. Hearing loss associated with...
The treatment and prognosis of encephalitis
By: Blaise Pascal
Encephalitis is an inflammatory disease that specifically affects membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. The disorder is usually the result of a viral or bacteriological infection in the body but can also be the result an allergic reaction or certain cancers. Some common forms...
By: Queli Beach
Billy is in jail for a crime he didn't commit. However, Steve, a credible member of the community, puts him at the scene of the crime, where he is accused of causing property damage. Steve identified Billy through a police line-up, and is positive on...
By: Lillian Henry
Most people are aware of what strobe lights are but not the strobe effect. The strobe effect, or stroboscopic effect, is the appearance of an object moving at a faster rate than it really is by showing it repeatedly in short time frames. Sometimes, this...
Endoscopy: Why this form of imaging is essential
By: Maharani
As diseases become more in quantity, quality and complexity, doctors need more innovative medical tools and techniques to be able to give proper diagnoses. Ultrasonography (USG), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and CT scan are some of the innovation. Besides those, endoscopy has often been used...
By: Jason Asistores
What would a mechanic be able to do without a wrench? Definitely a lot less than when having one around. For doctors, one of the most helpful “tools of the trade” is the procedure known as endoscopy, which has enabled physicians to diagnose and...
The lessons learned about resistant bacteria since penicillin was discovered
By: Gioia Degenaars
In 1928, Alexander Fleming accidentally stumbled upon a mold growing in a petri dish. He noticed that no bacteria grew on the petri dish where the mold was present. Fleming had discovered the first antibiotic in penicillin. Since then there have been many types of...

 

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