I am increasingly becoming unnerved and alarmed by the striking correlations between Wolbachia-infected Aedes releases and life-threatening symptoms in young people. Even though the media isn't covering it, Culex spp. are Zika vectors. And in two of those Culex types - when they naturally acquired Wolbachia - became better vectors of West Nile virus and malaria. I highly suspect the same holds true for Zika. What every oncologist needs to know: Wolbachia can infect humans without any trace of the nematode that emits it. So, before removing eye balls or beginning any drastic form of treatment for lymphoma, you need to rule out (via a broad range PCR screen for infection by Rickettsiales), Wolbachia genes in the blood and tissues of these patients. We have strong antibiotics that can treat this infection.
Gadgets make everything better, and winter-time vacations to a warm cabin is no exception. Whether it's an outdoor speaker system, some awesome lights or a thermometer that helps deliver the perfect cut, here are 5 gadgets to make your break perfect.
A number of the world's more famous golf courses have holes surrounded with water. They are holes on which you can lose your balls, in more ways than one, when they fall into the water. Water holes are located along expansive lakes, creeks or even the sea and oceans. These are...
Dogs suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease often develop a multitude of secondary conditions that both owners and vets have to deal with. Anemia is among the most challenging, in part because there are so many different types, each requiring different treatments - and because some symptoms are identical to the primary kidney disease. This article looks into the challenges and suggests the best way forward for dog owners and their best friends.
Google is the foremost search engine, so many will say it’s the best tool for finding pages. However, it could still have more customization options than it does. So why not add a few more customization settings to the search engine with Google Chrome? These are a few of...
London's V&A Museum presents Winnie-the-Pooh Exploring a Classic. Original drawings, manuscripts, proofs and books explore the unique relationship between author A. A. Milne and illustrator Ernest Howard Shepard.
Prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics should come from the food we eat - not from supplements. The reason we lack them is because we do not include enough of their precursors in our modern diet.
Just putting your blog online is not enough. Once your articles have been well written and posted online for your readers to read, it is time to start promoting your blog. Promoting or marketing your blog is hard work, to say the least. Promoting your blog will put it in front of people. Thankfully, there are myriad of ways to accomplish it - all it takes is time.
We can easily make more of our own yummy fermented foods like cheese, sauce, pickles and tasty cool drinks that provide us with probiotics and postbiotics - the micronutrients we take as supplements. Try these ideas for turning tasty food into functional medicines.
In the year 2000 I was interviewed on radio about fluoride a number of times. Some people were shocked at what really happens when you expose your gums, mouth ulcers and gingivitis to fluoride. Others were shocked to hear me oppose what dentists and doctors had to say about prescribing fluoride tablets for osteoporosis.
A soothing and relaxing massage is all you need to get rid of your aches and pains. While not everyone can manage a thorough massage, those who can will love the massage therapist that gave them the pain-releasing touch. A light massage offers an ease to some constant painful sensations.
In today's modern society social media is an integral part of our lives. It can be a very useful tool to enhance relationship with others. We can connect with our family and friends irrespective of location. We can share our thoughts with each other and keep up to...