What is colesterol or cholesterol?

What is colesterol or cholesterol? Colesterol (Spanish for cholesterol) is a steroid that plays an important function in the body. It is used in many different cells to make important structures. That said, cholesterol also plays a major role in heart disease. From a...
The 14 Weirdest Medical Facts I Know

The 14 Weirdest Medical Facts I Know

As follows are some of the weirdest medical facts I’ve encountered. 1) It is possible for a girl at the age of puberty to have a penis and balls pop out of her “vagina.” Turns out she was a he all along. 2) You can have half of your brain removed and still be...

Could Tat be the right HIV Vaccine Target?

From a small clustering of men with Karposi’s sarcoma and Pneumocystis pneumonia in the early 1980s, HIV/AIDS has quickly become a pandemic that has killed more than 25 million people to date. Despite relatively inefficient mode of transmission, HIV continues to...
The 10 Best Selling Medications

The 10 Best Selling Medications

Billion dollar lawsuits, scientists on drug company payrolls, and endless advertising.  The ten best selling medications in the US tell quite the story.  Without further ado…     #1 Lipitor Lipitor, a treatment for high cholesterol, comes in at number one.  Can...

The Guide to Risperdal: Use and Side Effects

About to take Risperdal? You’re not alone.  This guide will hopefully help you by explaining what it is used for.  Additionally, it provides a list of the rarest side effects that you may not find elsewhere. First, what is Risperdal? Risperdal, generic...