Autopsy of an Egyptian Mummy
A mummy found over 200 years ago was recently rediscovered and testing to find the cause of death was instructive. Initially, Ovarian Cancer was the first choice. Through DNA testing, the answer became clear. The cause of death was Tuberculosis
Where is the Vitamin D?
An alarming increase of a deficiency of Vitamin D is being seen in children, adolescents and young adults. Recently a study was released showing the…
Pandemic WHO – Updated with new related deaths
As of June 11th 2009 While the U.N. Health Officials met in Geneva on Thursday to discuss the H1N1 virus the World Health Organization (WHO)…
While the U.N. Health Officials met in Geneva on Thursday to discuss the H1N1 virus the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared a 2009 Swine flu pandemic. This is the first such update in over 40 years – 41 years to be exact.
Drugs from the Ocean
Scientific advancements are all around us. The next great frontier is the Ocean and a potential area of study is the improvement in our medicines and treatment. This research would expand our understanding of the creatures of the deep as well as the organisms unseen.
What is more essential: Carbohydrates or Proteins?
Both Carbohydrates and Proteins are used for energy and are essential in good health. In addition to protein and carbohydrates, fats are an important source of energy
What Are Vitamins?
Vitamins – what are they??? This is a great question and often they are hard to define. Vitamins are compounds often found in nature or made within an organism. Some are essential which refers to their importance within the body.