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Viral hepatitis, or viral liver infection, can be caused by five types of viruses known as A, B, C, D, and E. Each virus has a unique clinical course, which varies among individuals depending on their immune status. In some cases, these viruses are cleared by the body’s immune system without need...

Our brains are formidable programmers. Everything we ever learn in life is programmed by our brains from simple bits of information relayed by our senses. Languages, skills, actions, thoughts, and feelings are the results of complex brain programs. Whereas most of our programs help us live better...

If you’re asked not to think of a pink elephant, the most likely thing you’ll think about is in fact a pink elephant. In psychology this is called “selective abstraction”. People tend to get attracted to things they expect the most.

The treatment of Cholesterol, which was first promulgated in 2002, has been radically revised in 2013. The new guidelines no longer target cholesterol levels as primary therapeutic goals. Furthermore, treatment has been greatly simplified. The cholesterol lowering statins, which are represented by...

My acquaintance, which then formed into friendship with architect Assem Salam dates back to around 40 years. I was a member at the committee tasked with the development and expansion of Beirut Port, which was naturally presided by the Minister of Hydraulic and Electric Resources, as his title was...

In our past issue, we came upon a strange correlation: subatomic particles can provide a glimpse into the death phenomenon. Experiments on photons have prompted an outstanding breakthrough in science, causing a diversion from the conventional physics principles and setting the stage for new...

Most infections are silent, and many are even useful. Our gastrointestinal tract, from mouth to anus, is infected (colonized) with friendly bacteria that serve many purposes such as digestion and protection. Bad bacteria have to compete with our normal flora before they can cause disease....

We completed our review last month, on the futility of empty words, when people yearn for emancipatory realities. King Louis XVI wanted to be aware of the events of the day - July 14, 1789 - which in advance had been reported as a revolt. The Duc de La Rochefoucauld - Liancourt, the grand master of...

In the previous article, we tried to explain the contradiction in the motions of the Hyperion moon and their vacillation between order and chaos, which showed the movement of celestial orbs is governed by irregularity on one hand and discipline on the other. As things seemed a little complicated,...