Pages tagged with Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis- This most insidious and deadly disease is caused by a tiny vegetable growth derived from persons or animals already suffering from tuberculosis. The spit of a consumptive patient swarm with such germs, and when it dries and becomes dust, the germs may be stirred up and b...
The historic Knickerbocker Hotel has a long reputation for being haunted. Over the years, hundreds of reports have flooded the hotel owners concerning objects being moved and thrown across the room by unseen forces.
Florence Rena Sabin is one of the first women in science who made a considerable contribution to her field of study.
Here we take a look at health and educational conditions as experienced in much of Newfoundland And Labrador in the 1940's and earlier.
Scientists have trained the much-maligned rodent to detect tuberculosis much quicker than humans. What is it that makes a rat's sense of smell so much better than ours?
The Ebola virus actually has a US patent and is a spliced and diced virus introduced to monkeys in the wilds of Africa...this serpentine virus has 3 heads, so it is triple deadly, carrying influenza (h1n1) hiv aids or anti immune rna and black death....the virus itself has been upgra...
Troubled Spirits Who Suffered Through the Spanish Influenza and Tuberculosis Epidemics Live On
This is a fact-based look at the re-occurrence of tuberculosis in the world.
The story of Mercy Brown and the belief of vampires has been a point of interest and inspiration to the famous Dracula author Bram Stoker and horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. The well-known legend has also drawn in paranormal investigators and ghost hunters who in the past have visited t...
The healing powers of Saranac Lake was originally discovered by Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau as the optimal treatment location, who himself was seriously ill with tuberculosis, eventually relocated to the Adirondacks in 1873, after noticing a marked improvement in his health that cou...
The remains of the haunted Boyd's Sanatorium, mostly hidden from view behind clusters of boulders and pockets of thick and thorny desert brush is located far away from civilization, and appears to sit waiting patiently for visitors to explore the ugly secrets of its past that are hidd...
Individual can survive without food for weeks. Some people have fasted for forty or fifty days. You can get along without water for days but you cannot get along for more than a few minutes without breathing. It is a proof how important your lungs are to you. Most people just take the...
Everyone has heard the story of the Headless Horseman of Sleep Hollow, New York, but how many of you have ever heard of the Ghost of Emma Crawford? You probably haven’t unless you’re a resident of Manitou Springs or some other community in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. She’...
When Newfoundland entered [b]Confederation with Canada in 1949[/b], conditions in the outports, as the coastal communities were called, have sometimes been described as like that found in many third world countries. Fresh fruit was almost unheard off, [b]tuberculosis [/b]was rampant a...
Now known as the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, the colony, nation and now province was for most of its history known simply as Newfoundland. The triangular shaped, island part of the province stretches far out into the Atlantic and is the most easterly part of North America a...
General observations in regards to healthful benefits of vitamin D, and medical applications.
A description of the nutritional benefits of Beta-Carotene, and it's application as a medicinal.
Finally, the wikinut Hospital is here. I have been making plans on this right after my 10th article publication. It is all about the awareness campaign and i need not work with the World Health Organization before I do this. in my own little way as a Medical practitioner I feel I owe ...
In as much as the animal foodstuffs which include meat, fish, eggs, milk and its preparations could be easy reservoirs for microorganisms which could cause infection, they could serve as very good food supplements not just for consumption but as well prophylaxis and treatment therapy ...
Why is Milk so important to be discussed? It is easy to take and hence individuals of all ages are not restricted to it. Not only that, it has almost all the nutrients required, and so therefore you will not be doing that bad if you feed constantly on milk. Even in the days of Old, ph...
In the Western world, TB, Rickets, Scurvy, Typhoid are all making a comeback. Thought to have been eradicated in the West, these diseases are on the rise again with the increase in poverty. Read on to find out why, and what we can do to protect ourselves.
Hunger caused an indelible scar on my forehead! This is not an imaginary story. It is a cry from my heart! A real life experience!
A firefighter’s job can be very physically demanding when they perform tasks such as extinguishing fires, rescuing victims from fires, carrying heavy tools, forcing entry into a home or business, climbing ladders, quickly moving up or down stairways, extricate a person from a mangle...
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