Each of us is colonized, inside and out, by microorganisms. More than three pounds of microorganisms in our gut alone, and many more on our skin. In fact, we harbor ten microbial cells for every one of our own cells.
In August, a worldwide study was published in the Medical Journal Lancet about life expectancy and ill health.
More evidence has been added to the assumption that low PSA levels predict the likelihood of developing prostate cancer, thus the final verdict about the frequency of screening is coming closer.
Nowadays, all adults have suffered or seen chickenpox: children covered in itchy little pimples and blisters who are kept at home to not spread it to all their friends.
For some years now a new research area is looking at the question of how medications influence the environment in general, simply through persisting in soil and water.
Are most cancer patients simply ‘unlucky’? The media have spread the ‘news’ that 65% of human cancers are inevitable and therefore just unlucky.
The next paradise will be without men
Axel HeaderDetermining whether statins (cholesterol-lowering-medicines) are responsible for non-specific aches and pains can be difficult, especially in elders.
But considering the Ebola hype, what really happened to the plague? The only disease mankind has been able to eradicate is smallpox, although the virus is still being stored in high security laboratories – in case one needs it!