Essays Tagged: "American Medical Association"

THE EBOLA VIRUS

he Ebola virus and Marburg virus are the two known members of the Filovirus family' (Journal of the American Medical Association 273: 1748). Marburg is a relative of the Ebola virus. The four strains ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Marijuana for medicinal purposes

posesIn 1936 when Marijuana was made illegal it was considered a medicine in good standing with the American Medical Association. At the time Marijuana could be found in twenty eight different medical ... e supporters is to get marijuana legalized outright, a proposition that opinion polls indicate most Americans reject.Parents have legitimate concerns about the increase in marijuana use among teenager ...

(6 pages) 169 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA) foundation is an organization founded in 1847 to help advance hea ... mation on matters important to the health of America. "The AMA strives to serve as the voice of the American medical profession. Being that voice is our mission".Members of this organization include m ... e resources and ideas and contribute more effectively to improving the health of the community".The American Medical Association is a powerful association and foundation among medical students, educat ...

(4 pages) 177 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Is Salt really harmful??

Dr. Arthur Hull Hayes, Jr,. former comissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Admistration in 1981. The American Heart Dissociation, the American Medical Association also joined the low-salt appeal. They ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hypnosis

The British Medical Association and the American Medical Association has calledit 'a temporary condition of altered attention in the subject ...

(5 pages) 168 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Teen smoking

rt using tobacco each daybecause of the negative influences aimed toward them. Our President and theAmerican Medical Association have taken action and have urged tobaccocompanies to do the same agains ...

(2 pages) 116 1 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Review of Article "studies of sleep in strange places"

le ReviewBibliography:Jama, Studies of Sleep in Strange Places May Benefit People with Common Ills, American Medical Association, Chicago IL, August 28, 1996 Vol. 276 No. 8, pg.'s 587-589Article Revie ... . It focuses on seven astronauts in space, a time isolation laboratory in the sea, and six thousand American's in their homes. All three of these studies are being done to help determine several thing ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

How air pollution can affect an individuals health and the causes of air pollution.

Young University and New York University.The research, which appeared in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, involved a half million adults who participated in an American Cancer ...

(1 pages) 104 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Abortion".

ding abortion after the fourth month of pregnancy. Through the efforts primarily of physicians, the American Medical Association, and legislators, most abortions in the US had been outlawed by 1900. I ...

(5 pages) 112 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Effect of Violent Online Games on Teenagers in Hong Kong.

ams, movies, comics and online video games [Chilton: 1999]. A recent research done by four national American health organizations namely American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, A ... merican Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Psychological Association and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, has also already concluded that there exist a d ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Don't Criticize It. Legalize It.

America, and not without reason has its use been so widespread. In 1937, against the advice of the American Medical Association, the U.S. Congress passed the Marijuana Tax Act, which imposed tough re ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Independent research study on colon cancer.

the reduction of colon cancer.Rationale:Colon cancer has often been studied and linked to diet. The American Medical Association emphasizes the importance of eating whole grains and five fruits and ve ... eed for fiber foods to cleanse the colon and lungs, the sites of the highest incidence of cancer in Americans. Fiber therefore has been identified as an important component of a healthy diet. The begi ...

(11 pages) 159 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Euthanasia

doctors play in assisting a patient's death? The idea as endorsed by The House of Delegates of the American Medical Association on December 4, 1973, is that it's permissible to withhold treatment in ... the states should follow such an example.From the study done by the Glamour Magazine, 80 percent of Americans approve doctors to help their patients commit suicide and 81 percent would say yes to a fa ...

(5 pages) 106 3 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

ADD/ADHD: Personality Type or Neurological Disorder? A refutation on the misdiagnosis of ADD/ADHD

rder. In 2000, Larry S. Goldman, M.D., and colleagues from the Council on Scientific Affairs of the American Medical Association published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (J ... ten last year for stimulant drugs, according to IMS Health, a health care information company." The American Psychiatric Association's (APA's) have devised careful guidelines, the Diagnostic and Stati ...

(5 pages) 206 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The Ethics of Euthanasia

was the basis for the first official code of ethics that was written in 1846 by the founders of the American Medical Association. Another code was developed after World War II. This code was called th ...

(6 pages) 244 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Marijuana myths. an informing paper on the myths the government tells about the use of marijuana

wn no evidence of brain damage. For example, two studies from 1977, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showed no evidence of brain damage in heavy users of marijuana. ... was sold legally in the 1920s and 1930s by the pharmaceutical company Smith-Klein under the name, "American Cannabis".9. Marijuana impairs short-term memoryThis is true but misleading. Any impairment ...

(9 pages) 262 6 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Bullying: A Growing Epidemic.

nger be tolerated. Bullying has a serious epidemic among schools."A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association says bullying is a serious, widespread problem. Of more than 15,000 U.S ...

(7 pages) 145 0 2.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Experimental animal testing.

evel of animal protection because testing on animals is cruel, inhumane, and often unnecessary. The American Medical Association has stated that it believes that research-involving animals is essentia ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

re than 2000 infants under the age of one in the United States each year. A study in the Journal of American Medical Association reveals an abnormality in the brain stem that impairs a baby's ability ...

(1 pages) 416 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Informed consent or doctor knows best? Legal issues in Nursing

from medical paternalism to patient autonomy can be clearly seen when comparing two articles of the American Medical Association one dating 1847 and stating that obedience to prescriptions by patients ... order to protect the doctor's actions in case of emergency if this has not yet been done.ReferencesAmerican Medical Association (1847); Code of Ethics; USAAmerican Medical Association (1990); Council ...

(4 pages) 146 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues