Age Old Remedy For The Newest Flu

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Every year the seasonal flu kills about 36,000 people and sends 200,000 to the hospital, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every year during “flu season” (typically starting around Thanksgiving and peaking around Christmas) there’s a rush to get flu shots; especially among the elderly, the ill, and the very young, […]


Building The World With Construction Projects

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Construction projects are very important aspects in modern society. It is among the most fundamental ways upon which nations build their value by creating physical assets that they can utilize both economic and social profits. For most, the benchmark of a society’s progress is the number of hospitals, roads, tunnels, buildings, bridges and infrastructure that […]


Viral Infections A Seemingly Consistent Threat

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It is not fresh news to hear about the bird flu virus that has been hitting the Asia Pacific and other regions around the world. Just like people, birds get the flu. This virus infects birds like chickens, other poultry, and wild birds such as ducks. Thus far, the Bird Flu virus has been monitored […]


Key Facts About Bird Flu

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Bird flu was first identified in the early 1900’s and has since spread worldwide. Also known as avian influenza, this virus has caused considerable concern due to the mutation of a particular strain of the disease. Although this virus previously only infected birds and other types of animals, namely pigs, since 1997, it has also […]


Deathstalker Venom From Poison To Cure

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For centuries, the desert-dwelling arachnids known as scorpions have been seen as creatures of dark repute. Their form is alien-looking to most humans, giving an air of otherworldliness. The secretive nature of the species has kept most humans from observing them thoroughly. Even if there were those who knew where to look, the venom in […]


Hormone May Be A Real Fountain Of Youth

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Researchers recently discovered a hormone that may extend your life. Thus far this hormone has only extended the life of several mice, however it may help scientists develop new drugs that can expand our lives as well. Wouldn’t it be great if scientists discovered the real life fountain of youth? The idea may not be […]


Dog Genome May Shed Light On Human Disease

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Scientists have succeeded in sequencing the dog genome, an accomplishment that could lead to better health for humans as well as canines. An international team of researchers have published their detailed analysis in the journal Nature. “Of the more than 5,500 mammals living today, dogs are arguably the most remarkable,” says senior author Eric Lander, […]


Are We Humans Really The Masters Of This Planet

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Are we humans beings really the masters of this planet? Do we have the authority to self-righteously assume global dominance? The following article is my view to the questions. It is certainly not definitive. It is just an expression of my own thoughts and opinions. In my opinion, perhaps we should not assume that our […]


Nature Vs Mankind

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The Second Law of Thermodynamics predicts the gradual energetic decay of physical closed systems (“entropy”). Arguably, the Universe as a whole is precisely such a system. Locally, though, order is often fighting disorder for dominance. In other words, in localized, open systems, order sometimes tends to increase and, by definition, statistical entropy tends to decrease. […]


The Magical Qualities Of Human Pheromones

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Pheromones work like magic. But why and how they work is explained by biochemical scientist. Pheromones are natural biochemicals released by animals and insects that help to communicate sexual interest to members of the opposite sex. These biochemicals (pheromones) influence mating, fertility, and child rearing. In humans, pheromones have been shown to affect women’s menstrual […]


A Natural Source Of Melatonin

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Melatonin is produced by the pineal gland. It is believed to play a role in anti aging, as well as helping with jet lag and insomnia. But caution is well advised with using melatonin as a supplement, given how powerful its effects are. One of the problems with melatonin is that most of the studies […]


Does Dieting With Chitosan Work

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If you are planning to down Chitoson in a bid to lose weight fast, read on first! You may be wasting your heard earned cash on a diet pill that does not deliver as it should. We do our best to provide accurate and unbiased information and reviews on bodybuilding and weight loss supplements, which […]


Bird Flu Information And Update

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Laboratory tests have confirmed that bird flu was the cause of death of a middle-aged Indonesian male in November 2005. The man was the 14th fatality of bird flu infections in Indonesia, and the ninth bird flu case confirmed by the World Health Organization after the case was sent by local health officials to Hong […]


Avian Bird Flu Poses Serious Threats To Humans

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The global health community has been in a state of alarm due to recent outbreaks of the avian influenza disease in many parts of the world, particularly in Asia. The disease has infected humans, prompting many to believe that a global pandemic will soon occur. In the past decades, avian influenza has affected only birds […]


Bird Flu Who Is At Greatest Risk Of Dying

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Avian influenza or “bird flu” has now caused more than 60 deaths worldwide, with the most recent epidemic in Indonesia, where four people have died. On a global basis, 60 deaths are not very many. So why are health experts becoming alarmed about the H5N1 (“bird flu”) virus? People are concerned because the virus has […]


Please To Meet You My Name Is Rabies

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Rabies here. Have you ever wondered what i am really all about? Most people just think that i make dogs become angry and foam from the mouth. Well that hardly does my name justice! Try this on for size; I am a viral disease which causes minor encephalitis, and can effect animals AND humans. How’s […]


Bird Flu A Global Outbreak A Global Concern

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In the 1330s, the bubonic plague killed millions of people. Transmitted by rats, the disease originated from China. It later spread to Europe when merchants came back from their long voyage from China. The disease was also spread by fleas that when passed on to humans, became fatal. The bubonic plague continued for years and […]


Bird Flu Explained

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Bird Flu or more correctly, avian flu, is much in the news and causing a lot of anxiety. Many people are worried that they may get it, and the papers are full of horror scenarios. There are over 100 strains of avian flu, but most of them do not infect humans. The current strain H5N1 […]


A Bird Flu Pandemic Could Start Tomorrow

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Bird flu is a disease caused by a specific type of avian (bird) influenza virus, the so-called H5N1 virus. This virus was first discovered in birds in China in 1997 and since then has infected 125 people in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Indonesia, killing 64 of them. It is spread by infected migratory birds (including […]