The debate about vaccines continues to this day. Although vaccines have been confirmed to be efficient in keeping people healthy, some are still unconvinced. In order to shed light on the truth about vaccines, an artist created a cartoon depicting everything you need to know about the immunity boosters.
A vaccine is a biological concoction that acquired immunity to a particular disease. The preparation usually contains a weakened form of the microbe that triggers the body’s immunity system to recognize a threat. By making the body react to fight the vaccine, it also convinced the immune system to work against the disease itself.
The cartoon illustrates how life was before vaccines.
Vaccines have been responsible for preventing disease for a long time. It’s certainly an upgrade compared to the ancient times when any medication was non-existent. Nevertheless, many individuals are still wary of vaccines because of certain myths and misconceptions about the treatment.
One of the most common beliefs about vaccines is that it causes autism. This belief can be traced back to 1998. This is when the medical journal The Lancet published a paper that confirms a link between autism and the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine (MMR).
The paper was written by Andrew Wakefield, who has been found to have fabricated most of his findings. Wakefield later testified in a class action suit against MMR manufacturers, something that made him rich.
The cartoon is filled with facts and myths about vaccines.
Although Wakefield was later revealed to be a fraud, the information had already circulated and people have decided against using vaccines. Parents continue to refuse to have their children vaccinated in an effort to keep them “pure.” Unfortunately, this has led to some unfortunate consequences.
In an effort to help people learn more about vaccines, artist Maki Naro created a cartoon filled with all the facts, myths, and misconceptions about the treatment. Read on to learn more about how vaccines truly work.
Groundbreaking Treatment Using Immune Cells Could Save Millions Of Lives
The new treatment can be a healthy alternative to chemotherapy!
Scientists may have found a way to beat cancer for good. A groundbreaking treatment for the disease makes use of healthy cells that could strengthen a patient's immune system without toxic side effects. Amazingly, the immune cells can come from any healthy donors ranging from a loved one to a complete stranger.
The new treatment is being developed by a team at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Although it is currently in its early days, the scientists claim that immune cells can be used to combat cancer cells. The healthy cells can be introduced to a patient's body to help strengthen their immune system. If the treatment continues to be successful, it could completely replace chemotherapy - which has toxic side effects.
The groundbreaking treatment aims to strengthen a patient's immunity to fight cancer.
Professor Adrian Hayday is the group leader of the Immunosurveillance Lab at the Francis Crick Institute. Hayday believes that the treatment would lead to "immune banks" where 'Natural Killer' cells can be stored. The immune banks will be easily accessible to oncologists when they need healthy cells to treat a patient....
10 Real-Life Inventions Of 2018 Inspired By Science Fiction Movies
The future is here!
The future is scary, exciting, and unpredictable all at the same time. However, Science fiction books, films, and TV series have long attempted to predict the future of mankind.
Indeed, there have been countless cool inventions and gadgets brought to the world’s consciousness via movies, TV shows, and popular culture in general. Case in point, here are ten real-life inventions of 2018 that are inspired by Science fiction movies.
1. Glasses that protect you from commercials.
Ivan Cash and Scott Blew created special glasses called IRL Glasses, which is perfect for people who get annoyed by ads. A special polarizing coating is applied to the lenses, and it will not only protect you from ultraviolet radiation but also blocks radiation from the screens....
No, These People Aren’t Real – They’re Just AI-Generated Images!
This tech is both fascinating and scary!
Yes, folks, you've read that headline right. Those pictures above - and the following you will see below - are NOT real people. They're just a bunch of photos generated by artificial intelligence!
It's a fascinating type of tech but somehow, it's also pretty scary if you think about it. The images look convincingly realistic that anyone would easily believe they're pictures of real human beings.
According to a report by PetaPixel, NVIDIA researchers have "published a new paper on easily customizing the style of realistic faces created by a generative adversarial network (GAN)." Yes, folks, you've read that headline right. Those pictures above - and the following you will see below - are NOT real people. They're just a bunch of photos generated by artificial intelligence!
What's even more surprising is the fact that the technology has only been first introduced in 2014 and this was how AI-generated images looked like back then:...