By: Truly Hurtz
Before you take advice of a Doctor to do any kind of spinal surgery Please try and find out about what they want to do you or you could end up like me. I was 31 when I was injured in an accident, got lucky...
Arthritis explained
By: Lance W. Christiansen D.O.
Arthritis, the word, is derived from "arthro" a word-root connoting joint and the suffix "itis" connoting inflammation. In general, then, arthritis is joint inflammation and it can have many causes.Gout, a condition wherein a person has a high level of uric acid within the...
The heart: An overview
By: Erik Van Tongerloo
We can compare our heart with the motor of a car. Without a motor a car can't drive; without a heart we can't live anymore.The heart is in fact a muscular organ which works like a pump and makes it possible that blood goes...
By: Dann Layler - 71994
Does breast milk increase the child's intelligence? My answer is yes, but it depends. If there is a positive correlation between breastfeeding and later cognitive ability, the effect is slight. Many studies have attempted to answer this question. And many more will follow. There are...
By: John Cane
Aging in the human body is caused by a number of factors, but the one most identifiable factor is something called telomeric reduction. On the end of each strand of DNA in your body is a long section of "junk" DNA. This DNA does not...
By: George Efstathiou
Dolly, the first cloned mammal, started an international debate on whether scientists should use this new technology to clone humans or not. Today, 10 years later, some countries prohibit human cloning, others allow therapeutic cloning, while there are scientists around the world claiming that cloned...
Can Six Sigma methods meet the demanding rigors of local public health practices?
By: Eugene Jacquescoley DO PhD
IntroductionIt has been said by many that quality drives innovation and vice-versa. This is evidenced by the growing literature on the utilization of Six Sigma methodology within health care institutions (7, 6, and 9). In contrast, the local public health community may have been slow...
By: Allen Teal
Dolly and the cloned cows are still mostly novelty items. However, to clone an animal intended for breeding or human consumption does not seem to actually cross too many ethical lines. It is not significantly different than cross-breeding to improve genetic lines. As long as...
By: Gunner Forrest
Modern science and medicine have made vast leaps forward towards the prevention and cure of hundreds of diseases. For decades now, cancer has managed to resist scientists' best efforts. Treating cancer is like the old saying 'out of the frying pan and into the fire'...
Linus Pauling: His life and accomplishments remembered
By: qq
Linus Pauling is one of those people who is almost unknown to the general public, but who made some of the greatest contributions in the history of science. The fact that he is the only person in history to have been awarded two unshared Nobel...

 

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