Although the antibiotics were initially defined as a chemical given out by one micro-organism that inhibited the growth of another microorganism, the term now describes any drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria or similar organisms. What are antibiotics? The first antibiotic was discovered in 1928 when Alexander Fleming noticed that bacteria would not grow...
What is air quality? The air quality we breathe is made up largely of nitrogen and oxygen, together with small quantities of several other non-toxic gasses such as helium. Any potentially harmful substance, be it another gas or a cloud of particles, which contaminates the atmosphere, is regarded as air pollution. What causes pollution in...
Do you know that an adult cannot survive without distilled water, but can survive without food for several weeks, but only for a few days without water.About half to two-thirds of our body weight consists of water, which is essential for the functioning of nearly all the processes which occur in the body. What is...
Tai Chi is practiced every day in China by millions of people. They often practice in groups to great outdoor public areas such as parks.What is Tai Chi?Tai Chi Chuan (which is pronounced 'Ty Chee Chew') is a form of exercise, employing slow, graceful, flowing, circular movements. Usually, it is now just called Tai...
Non-threatening stomach cramps, such as period pain, can be eased by decreased by and holding a hot water bottle over the affected area. What are stomach cramps? The term stomach cramps are used to describe any pain arising in the area of the abdomen, which extends from just under the bottom of the ribs to...
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