Overview of the transesophogeal echocardiogram (TEE)
By: D. P. Noe
What is a TEE? (Transesophageal Echo) A tranespohageal echo cardiogram is a procedure that utilizes ultrasound waves to examine the heart. This is a invasive procedure where a probe is inserted into the esophagus. Your esophagus is the tube that leads from your mouth to...
Does weight loss surgery pose as a cop out from dealing with weight issues naturally?
By: Michelle Wilkinson
It is easy for people who do not struggle with their weight to cast aspersions on people who are unable to manage their weight, and who consider surgery to be the only solution. In our society it seems that it is acceptable to have sympathy...
Function of the coronary arteries
By: D. P. Noe
If you have been diagnosed with heart disease, you need to increase your knowledge about your heart and the function of the coronary arteries that are the blood supply for your heart. Your heart is a hallow organ that is constantly pumping blood throughout your...
Is genetic engineering ethical?
By: Chris Martin - 452908
Technology has greatly shaped the world in which we now live. The technological advancements seen over the past twenty years have been bountiful and seemingly endless in all aspects of life. Increasingly prominent are the advancements that have been made in science, specifically in genetic...
Euthanasia Arguments for
By: M E Skeel
If we are talking about the euthanasia of hurt animals, then euthanasia is not only ethical, it is a cruel necessity. When I became a wildlife carer in Australia, I wanted to save everything. Obviously, I cannot and it has become part of a carer's...
By: Norma Chew
According to Dr. Matthews, Assistant Professor and Head of the Division of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia."The rationale for treating periodontal diseases is to preserve the structure, function and esthetics of the dentition. In fact such treatment may be just...
How scientists use genetic engineering
By: Rohit Kulkarni
Genetic Engineering or recombinant DNA technology is a method of artificially manipulating the genes of an organism. A gene is basically a segment of the DNA which specifies the protein sequence. Protein sequences are what give the DNA its characteristics. Recombinant technology uses methods like...
Different types of blood vessels
By: Rohit Kulkarni
Blood vessels are a network of tubes which transport blood to different parts of our body. They are a part of the circulatory system, along with the Heart. Their purpose is to take blood to and away from heart and circulate it to every organ...
Why the body needs sleep
By: Piper Wilson
Abraham Maslow was a twentieth century psychologist and the pioneer of "humanistic psychology. His most famous contribution to modern psychology is known as the "Hierarchy of Needs". It looks like the old food pyramid for healthy eating from the US Department of Agriculture, however, instead...
Bones and the human tongue: The hyoid bone
By: Jennifer Phillips - 475185
The tongue bone, also known as the hyoid bone or lingual bone is a fragile horsehoe-shaped bone that lies between your lower jaw (mandible) and your voice box (larynx). Image Two slender juts (called styloid processes) of the temporal bone buried deep back in both...

 

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