Articles (Medicine)

Cosmetics between the Past and the Present
(The Past and the Future)

Do you think that cosmetics are a modern invention? You are completely wrong if you thought so; cosmetics are as ancient as history itself!

Robotic Surgery
(The Past and the Future)

Robotic surgery is a misleading term because it implies that the surgery is performed by a robot; nothing could be further from the truth.


Cold Healing
(Human Health)

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold—nitrogen, carbon dioxide, Argon gas, and freeze sprays—to damage and inhibit the growth of abnormal cells and some tumor cells.


Is Fire Healing Possible?
(The Big Questions)

The theory of healing with fire revolves around the preservation of the balance between hot and cold elements in the body; fire healers claim it surpasses eastern and western medicine.


Safe Injection Technology
(The Past and the Future)

Discovering needles in the 1850s is one of the most significant achievements. Despite the widespread of syringes, they caused many problems. To limit them, scietists have invented new injection methods.


Escaping the Clutches of Depression
(Behavioral Sciences)

Feeling sad, losing joy and hope, succumbing to anxiety, moodiness, and social seclusion are painful human emotions that indicate a possible diagnosis of depression. The positive aspect, however, is that treatments are available for this condition.


Biodiversity and the Pharmaceutical Industry
(Back to Nature)

Observing nature and scouring it in search for remedies and healing is by no means a new trend; humans have done so for tens of millennia.


Exercise Physiology and Dehydration
(Science and Sports)

When people work out during hot weather, they lose a lot of fluids through sweating, leading to dehydration, which leads to a decline in exercise effectiveness and fatigue; and here comes the role of exercise physiology.


Electronic Health Record: a New Era of Healthcare
(The Past and the Future)

Ancient Egyptians offered a huge amount of information recorded on papyrus, teaching us the importance of documentation, especially in the medical field.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(The Big Questions)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Deodorants: What they do and what they do not do!
(Safe Summer)

During summer, the sweating rate increases and some often use deodorant to prevent unpleasant smell; however, there have been more allegations trying to link the use of deodorants to some diseases.


Art: A Healing Medium
(Science and Art)

We learn that when we fall and break a limb to go seek medical attention; but what do we do when it is our mental state that is broken? How does one go about remedying that?


A Future Without Medication!
(The Past and the Future)

Between the past, the present, and the future, the pharmaceutical industry has witnessed and is still experiencing significant development; yet, can we dispense with medications in the future?


White or Blue?
(The Colors of Life)

Wearing masks has become mandatory in many situations; many wonder though: is it the white side or the blue side out? Of course, we are talking here about surgical masks.


Animal Epidemics
(Environment and Us)

When we hear the word “epidemic”, some epidemics that killed millions of people over time pop up in our minds, but have you ever thought about diseases that killed thousands of animals?


Can COVID-19 Infect Someone Twice?
(Human Health)

In such times, numerous questions and fears arise; everyone worries, and assumptions and theories increase in an attempt to answer these questions.


The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
(Human Health)

Three scientists addressed the adaptation of cells to the level of oxygen from a distinctive aspect, until they shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine.


Heartburn
(Human Health)

Heartburn is a common issue among people; many suffer from it not knowing that it is usually easily avoidable. So, What is a Heartburn?


Busting COVID-19 Myths
(The Big Questions)

Let us bust some myths about preventing the infection or boosting the immunity against the new coronavirus.


Telemedicine: House Call Doctors Make a Comeback!
(The Past and the Future)

The impact of telemedicine is expected to transform the future of medicine and healthcare givers in the coming few years, in all areas; how will it do that?


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