The mathematics of breathing
By: Beatrix Kiddo
Mathematical breathing can change an outcome. When a person is diagnosed with COPD, emphysema, allergies, sinus difficulties, heart problems, anxieties and etc., they may need assistance of oxygen, therapy or simple breathing exercises. Breathing becomes another math class to them as they get their body...
Understanding human pheromones
By: Melody Clearwater
A pheromone can be defined as a chemical that triggers a behavioral response in members of the same species. Some examples of these responses include alarm, social, territorial, and sexual. Insect's use of pheromones have been fairly well researched, although the use of pheromones is...
Is there scientific evidence for an intelligence gene?
By: Naomi Garton
Francis Galton was a remarkably intelligent man with an estimated IQ of 170. He believed that all intelligence is inherited and has nothing to do with the environment that we live in and the influence of our home background, including our teachers and our parents...
By: Marc Quaglia
Almost every hospital, dentist office and well-established private practice in North America houses an X-ray machine; the ability to see the internal structure of a patient without risking surgery is absolutely invaluable. And while there are some risks associated with X-ray machines, they've been saving...
By: Ethel Smith
Magnetic resonance imaging is part of the technology, of recent years, that has meant it is easier, quicker and safer for the medical profession to diagnose many conditions. It is possible for problems, which would have required exploratory surgery, to be diagnosed via an MRI...
By: D. J. Poe
I am a diabetic. Advances in medical technology have helped diabetics lead normal lives. The most important tool I use is a glucometer. This device is as small as one of those split rubber change purses we used to use. It takes only a small...
By: D. J. Poe
A physician uses an x-ray or roentgenogram to determine many facets of injury to the human body. Before Cat Scans or MRI's, the x-ray was cutting edge technology second only to the antibiotic in it's ability to cure disease or injury in man.1. Skull-...
By: D. J. Poe
There are many different types of body thermometers and their usage is varied; greatly in some instances. These include the following:1. The conventional glass thermometer which used to use mercury to rise and fall on a scale, now uses a colored alcohol formula to accomplish...
By: spherikus
There are a number of different ways of imaging the living human body non-invasively. The two most common such methods used today are computed tomography (CT, also called CAT) scans and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). These two imagining methods vary in a number of ways...
By: Emma D
Body thermometers can be divided into groups based on how they work or how they are used. This article will discuss how the different types work and as each one is mentioned describe how it is used.MERCURY THERMOMETERSThese tend to be made of glass...

 

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