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Health And Fitness

The Foundations of Modern Medicine

March 5, 2021

Modern medicine would not be what it is today if not for the contributions of the inventors and innovators, whose contributions have helped shape the history of medicine as well as human beings. […]

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Health And Fitness

Fungal Diseases: Causes and Types

February 25, 2021

A more complex life form, fungi are eukaryotic cells that contain a nucleus and many organelles. Fungal diseases can be quite harmful even though they do not affect humans directly. […]

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Health And Fitness

Viruses: How Are They Different from Bacteria?

February 14, 2021

Unlike bacteria, viruses cannot survive outside a living organism. They can only live and multiply inside host cells. They are the smallest microbes and were first seen through the electron microscope that was invented in 1931. […]

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Lifestyle News

Much-Needed Comedy Brightens a Difficult Start to the Year

January 31, 2021

The new year has begun turbulently, highlighting our need for a good laugh. CNN has published a listicle of places to find exceptionally good humor in such trying times, from podcasts to books. Different societies approve or disapprove of humor. […]

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Medicine and Disease

Bacteria That Produce Dangerous Toxins

January 31, 2021

The DTP vaccine is developed to fight against three infectious diseases in humans: diphtheria (D), tetanus (T), and bordetella pertussis (P). The harmful toxins produced by the pathogens can affect adults and infants alike. In some cases, chances of contracting a disease is more in children. This vaccine helps boost the immunity of the human body against these diseases. […]

A patient infected with polio.
Health And Fitness

Polio: An Infectious Disease of Epidemic Proportions

January 27, 2021

The beginning of the 20th century faced an outbreak of epidemic proportions caused by the polio virus. This virus mostly affects young children and infants and can cause severe damage to their nerves that can lead to paralysis, and in some cases death. […]

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