Monthly Archives: May 2011

The organ transplant industry and its implication


Organ donation is one of the sensitive areas that needs to be monitored diligently. Many things need to match or be very close to ensure a successful organ transplant. Blood group, age and weight are all taken into account. For … Continue reading

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Is Medicine the right career for me?


Medicine is a wonderful and challenging career. It offers a major intellectual challenge, and confronts important moral and ethical issues. Deciding to read medicine is volunteering to join a tribe with its own set of values and behaviours. Much teamwork is … Continue reading

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World health: rich vs poor


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The Evolving Genetics of HIV: Can genes stop HIV?


The Evolving Genetics of HIV: Can genes stop HIV? via Understanding Genetics: Human Health and the Genome.

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Benefits of cancer screening programmes


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