Category: Health

The immune system is well-equipped with barriers and cells to protect our body from infection invasion. The two categories of immunity are innate (non-specific) and adaptive (acquired). This article will tackle the difference between the...
As specialists in patient care and rehabilitation, nurse practitioners and registered nurses are healthcare providers that work closely with their patients. While both career paths share similarities, these two professions are far from interchangeable. Summary...
Surely you have heard something about people with lactose intolerance and milk allergy and you asked yourself whether this was not one and the same thing. It should be, right? It sounds like the same...
We’ve all been told to examine our cholesterol level regularly and keep it low as high cholesterol is considered to lead to blood vessel diseases, coronary heart disease and even strokes. These conditions are known...
In the healthcare setting, a nurse anesthetist and an anesthesiologist seem to share the same responsibilities. However, there are distinct differences between the two in terms of salary, education and supervisory roles. Summary Table Nurse...
Most people are familiar with antibodies than they are with antigens. What most non-medical folks don’t know is that these terms are closely related and are characterized by different functions. This article explains the important...
Cultural norms usually dictate which behaviors are socially acceptable. Thus, some societies may view a behavior as a mental illness or disorder while others do not. Similarly, some online sources suggest that a mental illness...
The norovirus and rotavirus are viruses that come from the same virus and can cause painful and severe symptoms of stomach flu. However, the similarities end there. This article aims to show just how different...