Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Oscar Lallana
Euthanasia is first and foremost a personal tragedy. For those involved (patient, family and friends), deciding whether it should be carried out commonly comes after years of suffering, sacrifice and psychological pain. Whether voluntary (usually as a consequence of unbearable emotional and sometimes economical struggle)...
Will Political Setbacks for Stem Cell Advocates Destroy Medical Research Efforts
By: Randall Flagg
Destroy is a strong term, however, political setbacks certainly will be detrimental to stem cell research. Political motions are the most powerful social motions and thus any political difficulties would hinder a process.All people should realize that politics play a major role in any...
The causes of bad breath
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
The most common cause of bad breath is simply related to bad oral hygiene. Bacteria are capable of growing in an extremely fast rate inside your mouth. If you do not brush your teeth regularly, these bacteria are able to multiply in a very short...
By: Robert Williscroft
One of the finer things in life is a glass of great wine drunk from a sparkling crystal goblet - or is it?Joseph H. Graziano is a toxicologist at Columbia University's College of physicians and Surgeons. As reported in Science News, he and internist...
By: Elizabeth Wordsmith
Do you have chronic muscle tenderness unrelieved by common over-the-counter medications? Do you have soreness and sensitivity similar to flu achiness,or skin that is sensitive to even light pressure? Do you have pain in your upper and lower body regions? Do you have difficulty...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Thomas Bailey
Recently, here in Canada, a man named Robert Latimer was released from prison, after having been convicted of killing his severely disabled daughter several years ago. He is appealing his conviction, because in his mind, he had committed a merciful act. Merciful to whom? My...
Modern medicine and its effects on our future: An assessment
By: William Cobbs
Reactions To Articles On Modern Medicine We have in America and to some extent abroad (particularly in France) a sharp division in medicine between practitioners and medical specialists seeking far-out solutions to the most pressing illnesses and dangerous epedemic possibilities. In reading some of the...
Why do humans need pain?
By: Ben Hughes
Pain is a necessary part of our lives which life would more difficult without. But why would life be so much harder without the suffering which, apart from those among us with a (sexual) sado-masochistic tendency, we all have to endure?1. Pain can help...
By: Y Tian
Who are my ancestors?That is a question that often spontaneously bursts into people's mind. Sure, the majority of us know who our parents are. Some of us may even be fortunate enough to know/remember our grandparents. But great-grandparents? Great-great-grandparents? Even for those that have...
Fibromyalgia defined
By: Christine G.
You hurt all the time. You sleep all night and sometimes during the day, but you never feel rested. You may have headaches and gut problems. Some days are not too bad, but others are hellish. Sometimes you are so hypersensitive that a simple thing...

 

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