Medical Research

  • Unethical Medical Research Projects

    Unethical medical research projects have been in existence since the times of the Romans. What constitutes an unethical project? Explore the history of medical research.
    By Nick Oza June 2, 2011 

  • Side Effects of the Meningitis Vaccine

    Are you considering getting the meningitis vaccine? Find out more about meningitis vaccine side effects - and whether the vaccine is safe.
    By Dr. Kristie Leong June 2, 2011 

  • Studies on Human Growth Hormone

    Human growth hormone studies show that hGH has several uses in the medical field. Given a bad reputation due to athletic “doping” scandals, human growth hormone actually has the power to help people facing chronic diseases.
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski May 20, 2011 


  • List of Gram Negative Bacteria and Their Functions

    There are several types of Gram negative bacteria. In this article we will explore some Gram negative bacteria and review their structure, shape, function and medical significance.
    By Nick Oza May 18, 2011 

  • Video Imaging for Microscopes: How it Helps Medical Professionals Manage Patient Care

    Images can be shared across the world as two doctors can view the same sample in real time with video conferencing. Pictures and video can be captured and shared an infinite number of times, with multiple people and organizations, to collaborate in diagnosing...
    By Cyndi Root April 28, 2011 

  • Pros and Cons of the H1N1 Vaccine

    Learning the pros and cons of H1N1 vaccine are important, when deciding whether or not to be vaccinated against the H1N1 virus. The CDC urges everyone to be vaccinated to reduce the risk of fatality.
    By AlyssaAst April 21, 2011 


  • An Overview of Gram Negative Bacteria: What They Are, What They Do and Common Examples

    Gram negative bacteria have been in the news recently, but what are they exactly? Read on to learn about the characteristics of Gram negative bacteria and some common examples.
    By Kate Henschel April 21, 2011 

  • The First Polio Vaccine

    Polio is a devastating disease that has claimed many victims in the United States and other countries. Today, there are two vaccines that prevent polio. Who developed the first vaccine for polio? Read on to learn more about this exciting discovery...
    By Kate Henschel April 20, 2011 

  • A Guide to Gram Positive Bacilli: What They Are, What They Do and Common Examples

    Gram positive bacilli cause a number of human diseases, including Anthrax and Listeria. Read on to find out more about what gram positive bacilli are and what they do.
    By Kerstin67 April 18, 2011 

  • Cocci Bacteria: Spherical Shaped Bacteria

    Curious about cocci bacteria? Read on to learn more about these tiny microorganisms.
    By Kate Henschel April 17, 2011 
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