What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. Many people of all ages have it and the problem is that there is not a cure that is proven to improve scoliosis. The most common type of scoliosis is idiopathic. More than 80 percent of the people who have it have the idiopathic form … Continue reading Scoliosis in Teens
When I was young, around 10 or so, there were many things I did not understand in life. One very important thing was the notion of getting sick. In my young age I always thought of “sick” as a runny nose, a cough, and sore throat, among other conditions. I also had this idea that … Continue reading MRSA: The Resistant Superbug
Everyone deals with colds, flu’s, and other sicknesses. When all of our external defenses against sickness fail, there’s only one defense left; Our Immune System. The human immune system is a series of specialized cells and organs that defend our bodies from pathogens or invaders. When an “invader” starts wreaking havoc on our bodies, one … Continue reading The Possible Future of Auto-Imune Disorders
Every elementary school year we would learn about global warming in science class. But we did not really think about it or really care because we were not old enough to understand what a serious thing global warming is. How would we be impacted or even more serious in our lifetime, how would animals be … Continue reading Pole Temperatures Endangering Marine Animals
5 people killed, 17 injured, thousands saved. When an American thinks of the month of September in 2001the think of 9/11, but not even one week later letters were mailed to several news studios and two U.S. senators. Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) was contained in the letters; the incident became to be called Amerithrax. In the … Continue reading Biological Warfare: The New Terrorism
What is my name? What is my NAME? I can’t remember sir . . . what is your name? Do I know you? Many of us know at least one person in our lives who we know has Dementia, this Dementia might be Alzheimer’s, but it’s a type of dementia none the less. I became … Continue reading What is my name?
The thought of caterpillars becoming zombies is an almost comical thought, until learning that it is real. One species of moths, gypsy moths, have been found with a virus that causes them to die and spread their infectious virus to more of its brethren while the animal is in its caterpillar form. This blog was … Continue reading Zombie Caterpillars Spread Infectious Goo