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Health And Fitness

The Foundations of Modern Medicine

March 5, 2021

Modern medicine would not be what it is today if not for the contributions of the inventors and innovators, whose contributions have helped shape the history of medicine as well as human beings. […]

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Fungal Diseases: Causes and Types

February 25, 2021

A more complex life form, fungi are eukaryotic cells that contain a nucleus and many organelles. Fungal diseases can be quite harmful even though they do not affect humans directly. […]

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Health And Fitness

Herpes: What Causes the Infection?

February 14, 2021

There are four main viruses of clinical significance in the herpes virus family. The viruses are never eliminated from the human body and after the primary infection can recur due to precipitating factors. […]

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Viruses: How Are They Different from Bacteria?

February 14, 2021

Unlike bacteria, viruses cannot survive outside a living organism. They can only live and multiply inside host cells. They are the smallest microbes and were first seen through the electron microscope that was invented in 1931. […]

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Medicine and Disease

Bacteria That Produce Dangerous Toxins

January 31, 2021

The DTP vaccine is developed to fight against three infectious diseases in humans: diphtheria (D), tetanus (T), and bordetella pertussis (P). The harmful toxins produced by the pathogens can affect adults and infants alike. In some cases, chances of contracting a disease is more in children. This vaccine helps boost the immunity of the human body against these diseases. […]

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