DNA Modification: An Ethical Dilemma

With the introduction of technologies such as CRISPR that can modify a cell’s DNA, one must understand the ethical dilemmas of doing such a thing. The first thing I can think of when DNA modification is introduced, is the fact that it would be used to cure genetic diseases. But here’s the thing: What actually is considered a genetic disease? Sure, certainly cancer would be a genetic disease – or possibly severe forms of Down … Read more

Antibody Sequencing and the Technology Behind It

Antibodies are one of the body’s line of defense against antigens, and this is the best information most people remember from Biology class about antibodies. However, there’s actually more to antibodies than this definition. Analyzing what these antibodies are up to can offer a breadth of information about these compounds and how they can influence medicinal practices in the future. Antibodies, also called immunoglobulins, are proteins created by the immune system to stop intruders, called … Read more

Resound Hearing Aid and Resound Unite Phone Clip Review

I, like many others in this country, wear hearing aids. I am not totally dependent upon them to hear, but they help in difficult situations when I need a little bit more volume, or when certain sounds seem impossible to hear. I also am one that suffers with a disorder known as Tinnitus. While the causes are many, the cures are non-existent. Yes, some say certain combinations of herbs and minerals may help treat the … Read more

Get New Tooth Enamel – Cavity Repair Without Drilling

Dentists are among the most feared professionals, especially among children. Personally speaking, once I start thinking about dentists, I can’t get that high frequency drilling sensation out of my mind! In case your tooth is not fully decayed, but is just starting to go bad, there’s hope yet. Some British scientists have come up with a procedure to rebuild the enamel on your teeth, which doesn’t involve any drilling. EAER or “Electrically Assisted Enhanced Remineralisation” … Read more

Science Update – Vagus Nerve Stimulation To Treat Heart Disease, Arthritis and Headaches

The US FDA has already approved using Electrical Stimulation of the Vagus nerve through implants within the patient’s body to treat epilepsy and unmitigable depression which pharmaceutical medicine can’t help. What is Nerve Stimulation? Nerve stimulation is a method of applying electrical or mechanical pressure to our nervous system – typically nerve cells in accessible places close to the skin or using electrodes! True, those scary “shock therapy” stories are not fiction. ECT or Electro-Convulsive Therapy … Read more