By: Jonte Rhodes
The Hookworm is a type of nematode that attaches to the small intestine of its host mammal. There are usually two that feed on humans, although there are many other types that affect such species as dogs, cats, horses etc. There are even some species...
The strongest muscle in the body
By: Jonte Rhodes
There are several possible candidates for the strongest muscle in the body dependent on what set of criteria you are judging it on. Most people will tell you that either the heart, colonic, jaw or tongue muscles are the strongest, although they are all the...
Nuclear medicine
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Nuclear medicine is a branch of medicine based on the nuclear properties of matter. The procedures involved in diagnosis, such as medical imaging, and therapy use radiopharmaceuticals (drugs labeled with radionuclides). These drugs emit low levels of radiation that can be detected and provide a...
By: Gary Roberts Jr - 371628
The unhealthy eating habits of people today have driven them into seeking alternatives to exercising and eating healthy. One of those alternatives is gastric bypass surgery which has been a rising trend in the United States in the past few years. When gastric bypass is...
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Asian bird flu, also called avian flu or just bird flu, is caused by a virus that normally only infects birds (and in rare cases pigs). The health concerns in countries where people live in close proximity with birds, such as in Asia, have been...
A Personal Choice for two different Contexts
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Taking advantage of any reproductive technique is both a subjective personal issue and an ethical issue. There are two issues involved in this particular question: dealing with sterility and attempting to have a child free from genetic diseases, which applies to both fertile and infertile...
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Bird flu, also called avian flu or Asian bird flu, is caused by a virus that normally only infects birds (and in rare cases pigs). The bird flu is a strain of influenza virus known as H5N1. The first historical cases of avian flu were...
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Due to the nature of HIV itself, I think there will never be a cure. HIV is a virus. It mutates with nearly every replication because the viral enzyme responsible for encoding new strands is not reliable. The strain of HIV can change over the...
The strongest muscle in the body
By: Barnaby Meins
There are quite a few debates on what the strongest muscle in the body is. However, the core muscles are commonly thought to be the strongest muscle in the body. Core muscles consist of the muscles found at the central region of the body which...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Cancer is a series of diseases in which all involve changes to the normal process of the cellular replication. Fundamentally, all cancer has a genetic basis. The process of developing cancer is not simple and involves many factors. In most cases multiple genes are involved...

 

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