Foreign Accent Syndrome: Oregon Woman Wakes From Surgery With Accent

Written by  on September 20, 2012

By KATIE MOISSE May 5, 2011 Karen Butler is from Oregon, not England. When asked where she got her accent, she says from her dental surgeon. In 2009 Butler,[...]

New Case of Ebola 2011

Written by  on September 14, 2012

Ebola outbreak kills one in Uganda, more cases seen Sat May 14, 2011 2:01pm GMT KAMPALA May 14 (Reuters) – A new outbreak of the rare and deadly[...]

Protozoa Could Be Controlling Your Brain

Written by  on September 14, 2012

Permanent Address: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=fatal-attraction Some protozoa infect the brain of their host, shaping its behavior[...]

E. Coli Outbeak in Europe Is the Deadliest in History

Written by  on September 14, 2012

By OLIVIA KATRANDJIAN June 4, 2011 The rapidly developing European E. coli outbreak that has killed 18 people and sickened thousands, including four suspected[...]

Facts about Plague

Written by  on September 12, 2012

Plague is an infectious disease that affects animals and humans. It is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. This bacterium is found in rodents and[...]

Escherichia coli Infection

Written by  on September 8, 2012

Escherichia coli Infection ( E. coli Infection, Escherichia coli O157:H7) by Krisha McCoy, MS En Español (Spanish Version) Definition Causes Risk[...]

History of HIV Before the Age of Aids

Written by  on August 25, 2012

by Mary Carmichael How It Began – HIV Before The Age Of Aids http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/virus/origins.html As soon as HIV was identified[...]

Health Effects Of Icelandic Volcanic Ash Plume in UK

Written by  on August 25, 2012

Statement On Health Effects Of Icelandic Volcanic Ash Plume, UK 25 May 2011 The Health Protection Agency is liaising closely with partner organisations[...]

Wart Detected on Egyptian Queen Beauty

Written by  on August 23, 2012

King Tut’s grandmother was a legendary beauty, but high-resolution images of her mummified face suggest her complexion wasn’t perfect. By[...]

The July Effect: Why Summer is the Most Dangerous Time to Go to the Hospital

Written by  on August 23, 2012

By Alice Park Tuesday, July 12, 2011 You can’t control when health emergencies occur, but if you had to go to the hospital, you’d probably[...]