Tag Archive for doctor

Doctor Benavides

Juan Carlos Benavides, the person who has occupied Mayor’s seat in Almuñécar more than any other, announced that he is going back to being a doctor.

What Happened to the Plague?

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!

Ladies Only

One has become increasingly aware of the potential harms of screening mammography, while remaining cognizant that much of the drop in breast cancer mortality is due to advances in treatment.

The Invaders

Picking up on my last article (October 2014) I thought to try and bring some structure into this array of allies and invaders of our very own galaxy – the body.

War on Carbs

Low-carbohydrate diets are increasingly popular, but concerns have arisen that such diets, compared with traditional low-fat diets might have adverse cardiovascular consequences.

Emerging Diseases

Whilst it is inevitable that new infectious illnesses emerge all the time, mankind does its share to spread them more rapidly with its modern means of transport like the examples above teach us. But apart from that we have to prepare for known illnesses emerging in new populations because of the illness travelling itself. The African West Nile Virus is believed to have been spread nearly all over the world via an infected bird or mosquito entering the United States less than two decades ago. It mainly infects birds and kills them. It causes severe illness in humans, most patients however recover eventually.