By: Christain Cullen
Some people believe that screening is a practical technique that doctors use to monitor, or test for prostate cancer. Contrary to their notions, doctors often refer other methods to test a man's prostate glands. Screening to some doctors put the man at greater risks, while...
The functions of red blood cells
By: Yunfei Han
Erythrocyte and usErythrocytes are also known as red blood cells (RBCs). They are cells normally found in animals and are highly specialised in transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Due to the differences and the complexities between the many types of erythrocytes, in the interest...
Basic functions of the human eye
By: W.H. Garcia
The eye's basic function is to catch and focus light onto the back of the eye, where there are sensory receptors to convert the light energy to neural signals which are relayed to the brain, allowing us to interpret images.The visible spectrumBecause of the...
By: Joey Benedict
Suppose you were to perform first aid and end up saving a person's life. You'd feel mighty proud, wouldn't you? This act, which may well have added 40 human years to this earth would reaffirm your knowledge that you are, indeed, a precious human being...
Overview of the human thermoregulatory system
By: W.H. Garcia
Humans, being warm-blooded, have the innate ability to regulate the body temperature according to a fixed set point. That set point is usually 36.7 degrees Celsius for a normal healthy person.The thermoregulatory system is controlled by the hypothalamus in the brain, which operates...
Should Testing be Approved for Human Genetic Engineering
By: Mr. Hans
With the recent breakthroughs and advances in DNA research and unprecedented progress being made such as in the completion of the Human Genome Project, the possibilities of genetically modifying humans becoming startlingly real, and we find ourselves in a situation of conflict between ethnic values...
By: James Ashman
The word 'Cancer' still has the power to strike fear into all of our hearts. Cancer encompasses a wide variety of diseases, affecting every major tissue of the body, all of which have one thing in common: uncontrolled cellular proliferation.In essence, the cause of...
By: Tenebris
The propensity of maggots, or blowfly larvae, to feed on necrotic tissues while leaving healthy tissues untouched, and thus remove dead and dying tissues from infected wounds, has once again attracted the attention of modern medicine. While it might make us squirm today, treating a...
By: Doug Landry
My back pain was the result of getting a total hip reolacement. I had no cartilage and after all non-surgical avenues had beeen explored I was sent to have the hip replaced. I awoke after surgery and noticed a hematoma from my shoulder blade to...
By: Candy Jules
It's never been proved or disproved whether alcoholism is genetic or not. People drink because they choose to. Taking a drink once in a while has never hurt anyone to my knowledge.People drink for a lot of reasons. Some drink for social reasons. Some...

 

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