By: C. Mackenzie
The subject of AIDS, and HIV, is a sensitive one. The AIDS pandemic has affected millions of people worldwide, with a large proportion of them being children, and is considered one of the most devastating pandemics in human history. With scientists across the globe searching...
By: Richard Heath
Biomedical refers to the application of the biological, physical and chemical sciences to the study of medical issues. The term is most commonly used in combination with the either the word research or engineer.A biomedical researcher can work in a wide variety of areas...
The function of the kidneys
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
The primary function of the kidney is not to act as a filter, as is commonly thought. The primary function of the kidney is to maintain proper balance of various substances such as water, sodium, potassium, magnesium, glucose, urea, bicarbonate and many other chemicals. The...
Function of the coronary arteries
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
The coronary arteries are responsible for supplying blood to the heart. Like any other organ in your body, you heart needs oxygen to stay alive. In fact, due to the fact that it never stops pumping, the oxygen demand for your heart is quite high...
By: Richard Heath
Bacteria have been becoming resistant to antibiotics since time immemorial. In 1877, the father of modern microbiology, Lois Pasteur, noted that some bacteria secrete compounds that kill other bacteria. These compounds now termed antibiotics are part of Nature's ongoing arms race. Bacteria are in competition...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Paulette Redemske
Is euthanasia ethical or unethical? That is a very personal choice to be made by you and your family when you are in good health. A living will is very good to have in case you cannot speak for yourself. You must consider whether you...
By: Jack Winter
The nervous system: The nervous system works through symbolic interface of the environment. A phenomenon is perceived through an olfactory apparatus; eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and skin; which then is transformed into a response in the cerebrum. The cerebrum tells the rest of the body...
Have Breakthroughs in Dna Research Led to more Harm than Good
By: Ivan Anthony
Most people who would answer yes to this question, seem to be religious fanatics who feel that this line of scientific study steps directly on gods toes. But if you believe in god and that god is all knowing and all powerfull, then why would...
Useful bacteria for humans
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The human body is a host to a number of bacteria that are beneficial, and sometimes even necessary, to human life, called commensal bacteria. These useful bacteria are often overlooked due to the negative effects associated with other bacterial species, as well as to the...
By: Tonic
Consider the worlds of the individual person of sleeping state and waking state. They are different in that in the waking state we are more mobile and physically active, moving our bodies in and through space more so than when we are in the sleep...

 

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