Vitamin C is an antioxidant (ascorbic acid) that positively affects the immune system of fishes and possibly some marine invertebrates. Vitamin C is naturally occurring in the marine environment (in seaweed, for example), and there is strong data from scientists and mariculture professionals, that dosing vitamin C has many positive effects on marine life. Some […]Read More Do Fish Need Their Vitamins? Dosing the Marine Aquarium with Vitamin C
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria normally live on the skin and mucous membranes of many people without causing disease. Still, S aureus is a pathogenic species of bacteria, and can cause diseases of the skin and other areas of the body, called Staph infections, particularly if introduced beyond the skin’s surface, such as through a wound, puncture […]Read More Why Are MRSA Skin Infections Known as False Spider Bites?
Everyone needs a certain amount of body fat to be healthy. Do you know how much body fat you have? Bioelectrical impedance analysis can tell you. Your total amount of body fat is made up of 2 basic kinds: essential fat and storage fat. Essential fat is necessary for the proper functioning of the immune […]Read More Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis: A Technique for Direct Determination of Body Fat Percentage
Foot and mouth (hoof and mouth) disease should not be confused with hand, foot and mouth disease, although both viruses belong to the same family (Picornaviridae). Foot and mouth disease (hoof and mouth disease) is a viral infection affecting cloven-hoofed domestic and wild animals. Foot and mouth disease is extremely contagious: as few as 10 […]Read More Foot and Mouth Disease: Viral Infection in Animals