Articles (Medicine)

How Can We Perceive Our Environment?
(Health and the Human Body)

There are endless things that surround us, but how can we detect their presence?


Health Myths
(Health and the Human Body)

Popular heritage comprises myriads of health myths that have been passed on and believed though faulty and unscientific.


The Debate About Influenza
(Health and the Human Body)

At this time of year, we normally fear any possible viral infection. It is then crucial that we take a closer look at what Influenza really is, and how we can protect ourselves from it during the vacation.


Light Combating Viruses
(Health and the Human Body)

Nobody likes viruses; yet, we are surrounded by them. The best we can do is to coexist with them, developing certain protective mechanisms against their aggressive nature.

Combating a Virus
(Health and the Human Body)

A virus can be weakened or inactivated to stimulate the immunity system.

Elizabeth Blackwell: America’s First Female Doctor
(Scientists and Inventors)

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive an MD degree from an American medical school in 1849.


When Death is Essential
(Life Sciences)

There are a lot of death forms inside our bodies as we live. This death, on the cellular level, is essential for life!


Florence Nightingale: The Lady with the Lamp
(Scientists and Inventors)

Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, was born in 1820, to a wealthy family who expected her to make a good marriage and live a conventional upper-class woman’s life. Yet, she had another plan that ended up into a long-lasting celebrated legacy.


Margaret Ann Bulkley: The Victor/Victoria of Medicine
(Scientists and Inventors)

In the early 17th-century Britain, when no female students were admitted into medical schools, Margaret Ann Bulkley made history as the first female to graduate as a medical doctor from Edinburgh University and became the first British female surgeon, all while disguised as a man.


Margaret A. Liu: The Mother of DNA Vaccines
(Scientists and Inventors)

Nicknamed “The Mother of DNA Vaccines”, Liu is known for her work in developing DNA injections as a vaccine to combat viruses.


Women Physicians of Ancient Egypt
(Scientists and Inventors)

No wonder the Ancient Egyptian civilization, being one that allowed its female members to pursue their dreams, is recognized as one of the greatest on Earth.


An Overview of the Sinopharm and Pfizer Vaccines
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

After a crazy, hectic year, we have a number of vaccines for corona virus, of which  we will tackle Pfizer-BioNTech’s and Sinopharm’s.


Delusional Disorders
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Patients with delusional disorders are consistent, reasonable, and moderate; they can perform effectively in daily life and might not exhibit any strange or odd behaviors.


First Aid: Life-saving Tips
(Health and the Human Body)

First aid could be easily taught, but its importance and real effect are priceless.; it does not only prepare you to treat minor injuries, but also helps you overcome feelings of helplessness and perhaps regret.


Cosmetics between the Past and the Present
(Science Everywhere)

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
(Health and the Human Body)

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
(Health and the Human Body)

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?
(Health and the Human Body)

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
(Health and the Human Body)

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 and Mental Health)

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.


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