Articles (Diseases)

Alternative Medicine
(Human Health)

CAM refers to a wide range of healthcare practices that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. Let us review some of them.

Famine throughout History
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Whether it happens because of poverty, conflict, or demographic problems, famine has always been one of the worst disasters to affect human life. 

On the World Vitiligo Day It is Just a Myth
(The Big Questions)

25 June marks the World Vitiligo Day; but, what do you know about this disease?

All You Need to Know about Jaundice
(Human Health)

Jaundice is not a disease in itself; the yellowish skin normally refers to an underlying condition that needs immediate attention.

All You Need to Know about Anemia
(Human Health)

Anemia is one of the most common blood diseases that could turn dangerous if neglected.

Healing Light
(Light: Source and Future of Life)

The Sun was worshiped by several ancient civilizations, but with their demise, its worship diminish and the knowledge of its healing powers.


Meningitis: A Life-Threatening Condition
(Human Health)

Meningitis requires immediate attention, because the complications can be severe; luckily, there are vaccines to combat it.


Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


Biodiversity and Human Health
(Back to Nature)

Human health is dependent on biodiversity and on the natural functioning of healthy ecosystems. 


Around the World in One Day – Part II
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Let’s resume our journey and see how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

A Cultural Dis-ease
(Human Health)

Several diseases have became common themes in media as they touch people directly, either positively or negatively!


Cholesterol
(Food and Agriculture)

We often hear about foods that are high in cholesterol, but we need to know what cholesterol is and why it has such a bad reputation.

She Against the World
(Women and Science)

A Pediatric Public Health Initiative was announced in 2016 to address the Flint community’s population lead exposure, thanks to Dr. Mona Attisha.


2018 Nobel Prize: Immunity and Cancer Cure
(Human Health)

In 2018, Professor James P. Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo were jointly granted the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their developing a non-conventional cure for cancer.


Caroline Herschel: An Iconic Woman Astronomer
(Women and Science)

The German-born English astronomer, Caroline Herschel, was the first woman to discover a comet, to be officially recognized in a scientific position and get paid for her contribution to science.

The Inkblot Test
(Science and Art)

Have you ever come across an entertaining personality quiz entitled the “Inkblot Test” while skimming through the Internet? If you have not come across this test yet, let me tell you about it.


Water Also Kills!
(Bare Necessities)

Around the world, millions of the poor hope to have a clean glass of water. This seems impossible as the problem of water sanitation increases especially in poor countries.


Animal Testing Nightmare
(Environment and Us)

Can animal testing turn into a nightmare?

Animal Testing
(Environment and Us)

Laboratory animals are most commonly used in biomedical research, education, and product safety testing. 

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