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Alopecia: A Hairy Situation by Emily Hock

By at June 30, 2013 | 6:23 am | 1 Comments

Alopecia is a medical condition which causes hair loss from the head or body and  is common in over 95% of people. Made out of keratin, hair is produced from the papilla inside the skin. Surrounding the papilla are three layers of the hair root; the cuticle, cortex, and the medulla. As we age, the pigment of our hair eventually stops producing, thus causing gray hair. more...

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Staphylococcus epidermidis | Microbiology Unknown Paper

By at June 29, 2013 | 7:54 am | 3 Comments

MICROBIOLOGY UNKNOWN LAB REPORT Kayla Cook April 30, 2013 General Microbiology   INTRODUCTION Understanding and distinguishing microorganisms from one another is a necessary step when trying to recognize how they play a part in not only humans, but in the world. By identifying a microorganism, a patient can be diagnosed and treated, an organism can be studied, more...

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What is Schizophrenia

By at June 26, 2013 | 9:26 am | 0 Comment

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects people worldwide. This disorder is one of the most severe brain disorders. By definition, it is characterized by profound distortions in one's thought process, emotions, perceptions, and behavior. It is also known as a "split mind"; the person is in a world that has nothing to do with everyday experiences. This serious more...

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Lou Gehrig’s disease by Jeremy Horton

By at June 23, 2013 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

The disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is one that affects the brain and spinal cord.  The disorder causes muscle weakness and atrophy throughout the body caused by the degeneration of the upper and lower motor neurons.  In 1869, French neurologist Jen-Martin Charcot described the disease.  In 1939, Lou Gehrig who more...

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Is Malaria in U.S. by Justin Fogarty

By at June 22, 2013 | 8:14 am | 1 Comments

Every year it is estimated that Malaria kills almost a million people. It is a disease that comes from a parasitic infection. When bitten by a mosquito the parasite is transferred to the human causing many future problems if not treated. Fifteen hundred of those cases occur in the United States every year. However all of those cases are reported to originate from outside more...

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