ScienceIQ.com

Medicine Facts

Eating Disorders

Eating is controlled by many factors, including appetite, food availability, family, peer, and cultural practices, and attempts at voluntary control. Dieting to a body weight leaner than needed for ... Continue reading

Smallpox, Chickenpox . . . Monkeypox?

This past summer a few people in the midwest came down with monkeypox, a viral disease related to smallpox but less infectious and a lot less deadly to humans. Oddly they all seem to have caught the ... Continue reading

Civets Lesson

Recently a Chinese television producer fell ill with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, better known as SARS. He is the first victim in many months, although an epidemic last year claimed nearly 8000 ... Continue reading

Why Do We Call It A 'Vaccination?'

Smallpox 'vaccinations' are in the news nowadays. What is smallpox and what is a vaccination? Smallpox is one of the oldest and most horrible diseases afflicting the human family. In the past, it ... Continue reading

Smallpox scratch

More Medicine Facts


Disease:

  1. Facts About Angina
  2. Mad Cow Disease
  3. Mother Nature's Own Brand of Bioterror
  4. The Neurological Complications Of Lyme Disease
  5. What is Herd Immunity?
  6. What Is Sickle Cell Anemia?
  7. Who was Typhoid Mary?

Germs, Viruses, Microbes:

  1. Civets Lesson
  2. Fighting Viruses
  3. Legionnaires' Disease
  4. Malaria and Sickle Cell Anemia
  5. Protozoa That Cause Disease
  6. Re-emerging Microbes
  7. Resistance is NOT Futile!
  8. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  9. SARS: Mother Nature Strikes Again!
  10. Smallpox, Chickenpox . . . Monkeypox?
  11. The Plague
  12. What Is Botulism?

Health:

  1. A Little OCD In Me And Thee?
  2. Eating Disorders
  3. Encephalitis and Meningitis
  4. How Much Coffee Will Kill You?
  5. Is Heartburn a Heart Burn?
  6. It's Hay Fever Season!
  7. The Incredible Capacity Of The Immune System
  8. The Placebo Effect
  9. There's No Such Thing as a Safe Suntan
  10. What is Asthma?
  11. What Is Autism?
  12. What is Headache?
  13. What Is High Blood Pressure?
  14. What Is Narcolepsy?
  15. What's So Bad About Cholesterol?
  16. Why Is Blood Pressure Two Numbers?
  17. Your Friend, the Fat Cell

Human Body:

  1. Acupuncture
  2. Hypotension
  3. My Aching Back
  4. What Is a Bruise?
  5. What Is A Cerebral Aneurysm?
  6. What Is a Spinal Cord Injury?
  7. When and Why is Blood Typing Done?
  8. When Motherhood Means More than One

Technology:

  1. Ultrasound In Medicine

Vaccines:

  1. How a Horse Can Save Your Life?
  2. Why Do We Call It A 'Vaccination?'