What is the AIDS Monster?

What is the AIDS Monster?

Dashed hopes Less than half a century ago, we thought we had eliminated the threat of infectious diseases. We are about to see “the virtual elimination of the infectious disease as an important factor in social life,” said Nobel Prize Winner, Frank Burnet, in...

The Winter and Swine Flu: How Bad is it?

Swine flu, H1N1 Swine flu has hit us hard already, but with winter, the worst may be yet to come. We’re likely to get massive incapacitation and illness. Still, so far swine flu isn’t a big killer. In the Spring, roughly 800,000 New Yorkers had symptoms of...
The Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

The Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

Diabetes is an increasingly serious problem in the USA, and is a medical condition characterized by high levels of sugar in the blood. The blood sugar hurts the kidneys, raises blood pressure, and contributes to heart disease. As such, untreated diabetes can lead to...