Thursday, April 29, 2010

Dental Health

People begin to learn about dental health from a very young age, when teeth first begin to show up. But in spite of such early awareness, many people fail to maintain good dental health through their adult life. Good dental health comprises brushing and flossing your teeth every day, and regular visits to a dentist or dental hygienist as well. Besides, people supplement their dental care with the use of products like mouthwash or advanced mouth care systems. You should keep it in mind that the lack of adequate dental care practices will result in cavities and gum disease.

It is generally advised that you use a toothbrush with softer bristles so as to protect your gum. Some people, however, prefer power brush systems that help break up plaque and bacteria in your mouth. But it takes more than brushing to keep your teeth in good health. Some other steps need to be taken to ensure that people do not lose their teeth as they become old.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Cervical Cancer

One type of cancer is a scourge for the Eve is cervical cancer or cervical cancer. This cancer is a disease of the second most common cancer worldwide are common in women over the age of 15 years.
In fact, the world's approximately 500 thousand women diagnosed with cervical cancer and an average of 270,000 deaths annually, or in other words, every two minutes a woman died of cervical cancer.
While in Asia, cervical cancer is cancer in both women suffered the most, and more than half of Asian women who have died of cervical cancer. This is equivalent to 226 thousand women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and as many as 143 thousand causes of death, or in other words every 4 minutes, a woman in Asia Pacific, died of cervical cancer.

Cause of Cervical Cancer
Generally, cervical cancer began to attack from the cervix (part of the uterus or womb) and then reach the vagina. This cancer will spread gradually if not detected early and given treatment. So what causes cervical cancer? The most common cause is a virus HPV (human papillomavirus). There are 100 types of HPV viruses were identified and most are harmless and do not show symptoms. A total of 40 types of HPV can be transmitted through sexual contact.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mesothelioma Cancer

 When a patient learns of a mesothelioma diagnosis, confusion is often one of the first emotions experienced. What exactly is mesothelioma? Is it a disease? A virus? Mesothelioma is actually a rare type of cancer. When people refer to mesothelioma disease, they are actually referring to mesothelioma cancer. Mesothelioma develops in the mesothelium, the membrane that surrounds several body cavities. The mesothelium is comprised of mesothelial cells, which become abnormal and divide uncontrollably if mesothelioma is present.

Four different types of mesothelioma exist. Pleural mesothelioma is the most common form of the cancer and develops in the lining of the lungs, known as the pleura. Peritoneal mesothelioma affects the lining of the abdomen, known as the peritoneum. Pericardial mesothelioma is very rare, as approximately 200 cases have been reported internationally. Pericardial mesothelioma develops in the pericardium, the membrane that surrounds the heart and protects the organ. Testicular mesothelioma is the rarest form of mesothelioma and develops in the lining surrounding the testicles, known as the tunica vaginalis.

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 The bee is a large group of insects known for his gregarious although not all bees are so. All the bees go in the tribe / family Apidae (order Hymenoptera: winged insect membranes). In the world there are approximately 20 000 species of bees and can be found on every continent, except Antarctica.

Female insects have an important role in this insect group. The behavior of bees is largely determined by the behavior of female bees. Some females of certain species of bees live alone (solitary) and others are known to have a social behavior. Solitary bees build their own nest and foraging for offspring without the help of other bees and usually die or leave the nest at the time offspring not become adult bees. Sometimes a few species of solitary bees to feed and care for their children without giving up food for their children, form a relationship like this is known as sub social. While on a higher stage, bees live in groups and share duties in accordance with their respective physical form.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Ants are insects that come from a family eusosial Formisidae, and ants are included in the order Himenoptera along with bees and wasps. Ants are divided into more than 12,000 groups, with a large number of comparisons in the tropics. Ants are known to nest-nest colonies and orderly, which sometimes consist of thousands of ants per colony. Types of ants are divided into worker ants, ant males, and the queen ant. One colony may retain and use a large area to support their activities. Ant colonies are sometimes called superorganisme because the colony appears to operate as a unity.
Ant's body, like other insects, have exoskeleton or external skeleton that provides protection and also as a place of attachment of muscles, unlike the human skeleton and vertebrate animals. Insects have no lungs, but they have breathing holes called spiracles in the chest for air circulation in the nervous system. System ant respiration consists of a ventral nerve kind of muscle that lie along the body, with some fruit and branches of the ganglion associated with each part in the body.
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Sunday, April 4, 2010


Blue-Ringed Octopus
The octopus is a cephalopod  of the order Octopoda. Octopuses have two eyes and four pairs of arms and like other cephalopods are bilaterally symmetric. An octopus has a hard beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms. Most octopuses have no internal or external skeleton, allowing them to squeeze through tight places. Octopuses are highly intelligent, probably the most intelligent of all invertebrates.

The octopus inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, especially coral reefs. For defense against predators, they hide, flee quickly, expel ink, or use color-changing camouflage. An octopus trails its eight arms behind it as it swims. All octopuses are venomous, but only the small blue-ringed octopuses are deadly to humans.

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