Why breathing right is important for survival
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
In medicine there is a saying, "You can live three weeks without food, three days without water and three minutes without air." Breathing is so natural and automatic that unless there is something preventing you from doing it, you never notice it happening. But...
Most vulnerable organs
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
There's no doubt that the world is a dangerous place for people. Bullets, fire, steam, car accidents, bear attacks, lightening strikes, falls, and a million other things can all cause harm to our bodies. Some parts of the human body are more susceptible to damage...
By: Ogo A. Bellard
Viruses from the Latin "virus" meaning poison undoubtedly occupies a crucial role in the earth's biosphere. Yet they defy solid explanation by modern science and there is some question as to whether they are living organisms at all. Viruses exhibit characteristics of both organic life...
Why we use fingertips to feel things
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
We use our fingertips to feel things mostly because if you were to squeeze a piece of fruit in the grocery store with your toes, you would be kicked out of the store. Similarly, touching a soft blanket with your kneecap isn't likely to give...
By: Nancy Houser
Disease carrying bacteria onboard the Endeavour."The opportunity to investigate and understand the effects of spaceflight on the pathogenic potential of S. pneumoniae may further the design and development of new drugs that can be used for treatment of diseases on Earth," said Hami...
Gastric Bypass Surgery is it Safe
By: Mildred Payne
IS THIS SURGERY SAFE?Well, for myself that wasn't what was running through my mind 4 years ago.I underwent this procedure in April 2003, I had, at that time, been jumping through hoops to accomplish that day for over 2 years. I had undergone...
Explaining blood formation in the human body
By: Jeff Casto
Blood is composed of red cells, white cells, platelets, and a number of other substances such as clotting factors, electrolytes, proteins, and hormones, all floating around in a liquid called plasma. The main constituent of blood is the red blood cell, or erythrocyte. In a...
Will Political Setbacks for Stem Cell Advocates Destroy Medical Research Efforts
By: Fred Tolleson
Political setbacks will not stop medical research on stem cells, no matter what. The pharmaceutical companies have learned enough to know the payoff for any solid products in this area will be in the billions. Therefore it is inconceivable they will give up under any...
Will Political Setbacks for Stem Cell Advocates Destroy Medical Research Efforts
By: Chris Kling
The question, "Will political setbacks for stem cell advocates destroy medical research efforts?" is skewed and biased to begin with; it starts from the jumped-to-assumption that ALL stem cell research is under "political" scrutinyas a fact, and therefore, such "political" scrutiny will cause "political...
Will Political Setbacks for Stem Cell Advocates Destroy Medical Research Efforts
By: Raven Lebeau
Let me preface this by saying I have no moral objection to the use of stem cells from aborted fetuses in medical research.However, I believe the public outcry against "political setbacks for stem cell research" is ludicrous. What politicians (Republicans and Democrats) are debating...

 

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