By: Caveat
Many US hospitals have requested expectant mothers to donate cord blood cells for research. This is a service offered to expectant parents. The expectant mother must make a request for cord blood banking. The collection kit is issued in advance to the pregnant mother. The...
Body symmetry explained
By: Levi S. Johnston
Body symmetry is the description of the arrangement of a body and its parts and systems in a balance. The term symmetry implies that the body can be split in at least one way into equal, virtually identical halves. There are essentially four types of...
By: Shirley Gooding
Genetic screening for pregnant couples could have unexpected long term consequences both for themselves and their future offspring. It is hard enough knowing a disease can be passed on from parent to child, resulting in shortened life spans or intolerable suffering, but genetic testing is...
By: emagtuk
There may be a number of reasons for there to be pain in the ear when a throat infection is ensuing.Initially there may be a perfectly logical explanation, i.e., that the Eustachian tube which runs from the middle ear cavity to the back...
Nathanial Kleitman: Father of modern sleep research
By: Effie Moore Salem
The father of modern sleep research, Nathanial Kleitman, was born in 1895 and died in 1999. He was a University of Chicago physiologist and co-conductor of Kleitman-Dement Dream Research. (William C. Dement, as a second year medical student, was working in Kleitman's Sleep Research Laboratory...
Should Testing be Approved for Human Genetic Engineering
By: Kisha Bennett
Genetic engineering. Two words that encompass such a broad spectrum of possibilities that the very thought gives me Goosebumps just imagining what the result would be see this actually take effect. It sounds quite exciting when you hear the professionals talk about its benefits, innovations...
Gastric Bypass Surgery is it Safe
By: Tim-Becky
This subject is a very hard to agree or disagree with there are so many negatives and positives to the surgery.My self personally I have had the gastric bypass surgery in Sept 2002 , I was up to over 300lbs, and I like everyone else...
By: Dr. Mohammed Shareef
Standard treatment modes for localized prostate cancer includes surgery (radical prostectomy), radiotherapy and active monitoring of the disease. Cyroablation has been gaining popularity as a minimally invasive treatment option for primary and recurrent prostate cancer during the past decade. Cryotherapy (or cryosurgery) is the application...
By: James Boyd
The current discussion over the use of embryonic stem cells for research has two main components. The first component is comprised of the serious ethical and moral issues raised by the use of discarded embryos. The second component is the potential benefit of this research...
By: Punkin
Preparing for surgery is intimidating. Several details can be overlooked if you are not careful. This article was written in hopes of being informative and helpful for all people facing surgery. One of the most import aspects of preparing for surgery are finances and paperwork...

 

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