Writing Exercise #3

The first behavior that comes to mind into a changing microbial gut community is not properly cleaning and cooking meats, especially chicken. Consuming raw or uncooked poultry introduces campylobacteria as well as salmonella and other bacteria that will cause discomfort and other gastrointestinal issues. Breaking this habit is not difficult though, learning how to prepare… Continue reading Writing Exercise #3

Writing Exercise #2

I think that besides having a vaccine for HPV types 16 and 18 there should also be vaccines made for HPV31 and HPV 45 because those account for up to 80% of cervical cancers. The other strains 33, 35, 39, 51, 52, 56, 58 and 59 together only make up 20% of the causes for… Continue reading Writing Exercise #2

Writing Exercise #1

The first non-infectious disease that I could think of was Asthma which can be triggered from allergens such as dust mites, pollen and mold. These are especially impactful on infants or young children who are still developing their immune systems. It is not possible to spread asthma to another person because each person’s lungs will… Continue reading Writing Exercise #1