Essays Tagged: "allergic reactions"

Treating Anaphylaxis

at must be treated in an aggressive and timely fashion. Anaphylaxis is a condition related to acute allergic reactions. Following the body's exposure to the offending allergen, there are common system ... an be administered. These agents block the harmful effects of histamine, a mediator associated with allergic reactions, and while not displacing histamine from receptors, they compete with histamine f ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.8 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

It's an essay on Elephantiasis.

s and frequent elevation of the legs. The leg and foot, may swell to elephantine size. There may be allergic reactions like itching and localized swelling. The body may also react by causing calcium t ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Breast feeding.

such as "gastroenteritis, respiratory infections, otitis media, some cancers, juvenile diabetes and allergic reactions." Breastfeeding also helps prevent against allergies. Breast milk can also preven ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Deceptions - Biopharming

our concerns know, before it is too late.Today headlines:Nearly 3 Million People Die Due to Severe Allergic Reactions!"Doomsday Tech" an episode of Modern Marvels, aired on the History Channel on the ... ere is a problem. The wheat seed was modified and a long-dormant gene was activated, causing severe allergic reactions in nearly 3 billion people. Years pass, before the connection is made, but now it ...

(14 pages) 101 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Genetically Engineered Foods

don't know exactly what they are eating. This is because if a gene from a food that commonly causes allergic reactions, like fish or peanuts, is inserted into tomatoes or corn, where people would not ...

(3 pages) 470 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Super Food

it showed up on grocery shelves it had to be recalled immediately in concern that it might trigger allergic reactions. This Starlink is a type of ?Bt? corn. Bt is found in a commercial, spray pestici ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology