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What is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis BY RUDOLF R MIJACEVIC

By at June 28, 2014 | 6:44 am | 1 Comments

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscles. ALS commonly strikes people between 40-70-years-old and it also affects both younger and older. However, men are affected more than women. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: more...

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Staphylococcus Epidermidis Unknown Lab Report | Microbiology

By at June 27, 2014 | 9:29 am | 0 Comment

Introduction: It is important to understand and identify microorganisms for a variety of reasons. In a clinical setting, it is important to learn the cause of a patients illness and or symptoms, and how to treat it. And even within a non-professional setting, such as at home cooking, understanding why food-borne illnesses are caused and how to prevent them and treat more...

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Link Between Colorectal Cancer and Bacteria by Tom Noerper

By at June 26, 2014 | 9:42 am | 0 Comment

Introduction In the U.S., colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer, and the second most deadly form of cancer (CDC, Colorectal Statistics). Risk factors for colorectal cancer include pre-existing inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, or Crohn’s disease; hereditary factors; sedentary lifestyle, low-fiber diet, obesity, and use of alcohol or tobacco. more...

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What is Whooping Cough or Pertussis by Allison Torno

By at June 25, 2014 | 8:09 am | 0 Comment

Pertussis, or more commonly known as whooping cough, is a respiratory tract infection that induces violent coughing. It is caused by the bacteria bordetella pertussis that finds its way into the lungs and is considered to be highly contagious. Pertussis has been known to spread easily among children, especially those whom have not received all of their recommended more...

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What is Malaria by Sydney Gibson

By at June 18, 2014 | 7:48 am | 0 Comment

Malaria is caused by a bite from a mosquito infected with parasites. After being bit, the parasites travel to the liver where they can be dormant up to a year. After parasites mature, they leave the liver and travel to the blood stream where they infect the red blood cells. This is when malaria symptoms surface. In rare cases, someone can contract malaria from coming in more...

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