Medical Research

  • Side Effects of the Swine Flu Vaccine

    The swine flu vaccine is relatively safe for most people. Like any other medication, there are side effects. Swine flu vaccine side effects include soreness at the injection site and headaches. Some may be allergic to components of the vaccine, and some...
    By Vasanth April 13, 2011 

  • Are There Any Dangers of the Swine Flu Vaccine?

    The swine flu vaccine is safe for most healthy individuals. Like other medications or vaccines, there are side effects. Headaches, runny nose, and muscle aches are common. Swine flu vaccine dangers include a possible allergic reaction and Guillain-Barre...
    By Vasanth April 11, 2011 

  • Can Vaccines Cause Autoimmune Disorders?

    Is there a link between vaccines and autoimmune disorders? Here we will explore this link.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen March 31, 2011 


  • What is a Compound Microscope?

    What is a compound microscope? In simple terms, a compound microscope is a high-power microscope that offers greater magnification than a low-power microscope. Learn more about the compound microscope and its parts to better understand its use in...
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski March 22, 2011 

  • How to Use a Compound Microscope

    Learning how to use a compound microscope may seem daunting at first, but really is quite easy. Taking a short amount of time to learn the various parts of the microscope will have you making use of all the functions with confidence.
    By Jonathan Hamilton March 21, 2011 

  • Biophysical Profile Scoring

    The biophysical profile is a test to determine the health of the fetus. Learn what variables are involved in biophysical profile scoring, how each variable is scored, and how the score affects treatment.
    By Diana Cooper June 10, 2010 


  • The Basics of the Metabolic Disorder Propionic Acidemia

    Children born with propionic acidemia may have delays in development. This condition is treated by dietary restriction. The most common symptom of this condition is attacks of ketoacidosis - a situation where fat is used for energy instead of glucose...
    By Finn Orfano May 3, 2010 

  • The Medical Benefits of Quiet Time

    Have you had any quiet time today? Your body wants you to find some time to let stress go and relax.
    By Julia Bodeeb February 1, 2010 

  • What Are Bacterial Endospores?

    Evolution has gifted some bacterial species the ability “to die today but live again someday.” This ability is what we term “reincarnation” in human society. But in what way are bacterial species “reincarnated”?
    By J.Sace February 1, 2010 

  • List of Chromosome Abnormalities for Human Chromosome 2.

    Chromosome 2 has a wide range of implications in the field of medical science and the study of human disease. Find a list of chromosome abnormalities for chromosome 2, along with a description of this important piece of genetic material, in this guide...
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski October 4, 2009 
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