Arthritis explained
By: K.D. Saffron
It started like any other early spring day with birds chirping outside the window as the sun began to shine through the white Battenburg lace curtains signaling the morning. This usually was something to look forward to after a long winter, however when I put...
Hyperplasia explained
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Hyperplasia is a term used to describe a particular type of growth seen in cells and tissues of your body. Normal tissues in the body have a certain size. Hyperplasia is generally considered to be a response to an injury or stimulus of some kind...
Hypertrophy defined
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Hypertrophy is a mechanism by which your body is able to adapt to changing conditions. Cells in your body have a normal size. Under stressed conditions, the cells may need to increase their function. The process by which they do this is known as hypertrophy...
By: John Traveler
Why Should the American Government Fund Stem Cell Research:In 1958, a scientist at Stanford University researching how DNA is replicated, discovered an enzyme call "Polymerase." The scientist was Arthur Kornberg, and his discovery would have the most profound implications for genetics and the science...
Function of white blood cells
By: Carolyn Lee - 408104
Blood accounts for approximately 8% total body weight in humans, with an average of 5 liters in women and 5.5 liters in men. It consists of three different cellular elements, erythrocytes (red blood cells), platelets and leukocytes (white blood cells), suspended in a complex...
By: Richard Carter
Medical Industry + Precision Manufacturing = Perfect MatchThe medical industry and precision manufacturing is a perfect match. Manufacturing has long been associated with bulky machines, dirty equipment, oil, smoke and harsh chemicals. This is no longer the case when the medical industry meets precision manufacturing...
Why chopping an onion makes eyes water
By: JL Francis
You've broken up with your longtime love no?Okay, maybe you've just finish watching your favorite romantic flick no, again?So, what's the deal with the tears?Simply, the cause is Allium cepa which is better known as the onion. This tear jerker comes in...
The function of the kidneys
By: Lauren Beyenhof
In order to determine kidney function, a blood test called the BUN Creatinine is performed. BUN stands for blood urine nitrogen. It measures how much urea is present in the bloodstream. High levels of urea indicate that the kidneys are having trouble filtering it out...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: Marie Devine
Considering genetic screening and engineering to overcome sterility and hopefully guarantee a child free of genetic diseases leaves you with a supermarket mentality concerning people. It takes away the loving and giving aspects of adoptions and replaces it with a buy and sell attitude that...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Volecia Plafcan
When I first heard of Dr. Kevorkian and his mercy killings, I was a bit taken aback that he would do such a thing. For I believed it was just downright murder.Since, I have changed my mind. I do believe in the Ten Commandments...

 

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