Essays Tagged: "Asthma"

the topic of animal Instinct in "Lord of the flies" by William Golding

oys trapped on a deserted island in the Pacific.Piggy was a nonathletic, fat child with glasses and asthma. He was the child who was least effected by the evil inside of himself. Piggy was also the mo ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

"The Young President": An essay on the life and times of JFK (includes works cited)

including scarlet fever, which almost killed him at age 4, whooping cough, measles and chicken pox, asthma, and diphtheria (Kent 14). These illnesses combined caused a lot of trouble in his early life ...

(7 pages) 120 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

'Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

p.Although she is not present on the island with him, he obeys his auntie by not running due to his asthma. He also tells Ralph that has been wearing spectacles since he was three, showing as though h ... on the island, he obeys her by not blowing the conch because he was not allowed at home due to his asthma.We know that he urgently wishes to be rescued believing that 'they must do something'. This i ...

(7 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alternative Medicine: Is it Effective?

earch for the cures for such life-altering diseases as leukemia, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, and asthma, others claim to have derived a safe, effective treatment through alternative medication. Alt ... een proven to heal such diseases as cancer, heart disease, allergies, autoimmune disease, diabetes, asthma, infections, infertility, ulcers, and skin-surface wounds ("Alternative")Manual healing can a ...

(6 pages) 396 4 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Gas usage in America.

he air caused by increased usage of vehicles is creating major health problems in the U.S., such as asthma.If we don't decrease the amount of gas usage in America, then problems are going to increase ... one-third of the pollution in air, which is causing health problems, such as respiratory problems, asthma, lung problems, and many more. The number one cause from pollution is asthma, which is also t ...

(2 pages) 95 2 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Should smoking be banned in all restaurants?

uld be considerate of the people who do not smoke and for the people who have lung problems such as asthma. Many people today are dying because of lung cancer caused by smoking and or second hand smok ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Dallas's Ban on Smoking: brief discussion about the recent ban on smoking in Dallas area restaurants and businesses in early 2003. Discussion of health and economic effects.

moking is harmful to a smoker and the innocent bystander. Tobacco and its smoke can trigger cancer, asthma, and allergies. This research has led many people to stay away from tobacco and its smoke in ...

(3 pages) 83 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Biology career research on immunology

s like multiple sclerosis or diabetes, or simply to discover the reasons why some of us suffer from asthma or food allergies? These are just some of the many applications of modern immunology. Immunol ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Respiratory Function / Dysfunction

shall seek to describe the structure and function of the lungs. It will also explain the effect of asthma on the lungs, and the consequences of a dysfunction of the respiratory system. A range of tre ... function of the respiratory system. A range of treatment responses including the main treatment for asthma, in minimizing this dysfunction of the respiratory system shall also be discussed and how ast ...

(9 pages) 132 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A report on Caffeine and it's harmful effects to the body.

times, added to certain foods. Caffeine is part of the same group of drugs sometimes used to treat asthma.Caffeine can be found in tealeaves, coffee beans, chocolate, numerous soft drinks, pain relie ...

(4 pages) 162 5 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Discuss at least one possible cause of a named learning difficulty other than autism (e.g. dyslexia, dyscalcylia). Refer to evidence in your answer (12 marks)

ted by the evidence that dyslexics often tend to suffer from disorders of the immune system such as asthma and rhemutoid arthritis.One theory which attempts to explain how dyslexia may be caused by pr ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Informative speech on Pilates

a man named Joseph Pilates. Pilates was born in 1880 in Germany as a sickly child who suffered from asthma, rickets (which was a childhood disorder involving softening and weakening of the bones), and ...

(4 pages) 137 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Lord of the Flies- William Golding. Piggy's symbolism goes beyond that of his name. What other aspects of symbolism are linked to him?

ph starts to run off because he knows Piggy wouldn't be able to keep up.Another disability comes up-asthma. Childhood is a time to make friends and run around, but with asthma, Piggy couldn't do any o ... is-he missed out on it. Piggy talks with pride about him being the only child in his school to have asthma, and about him wearing glasses since he was three. This is kind of sad because they are the o ...

(5 pages) 66 1 2.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

9th Life - This is a creative writing assignment which is an introduction to a horror story.

ntry race against the voices' power and complicated prophecy, I was completely breathless due to my asthma problem and I passed out just outside our room still holding the cursed shell.Finally, when I ...

(3 pages) 34 1 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Animal Testing - Necessary or Barbaric and Wrong? - Discursive Essay.

s for our own purposes. Treatments for illnesses such as tuberculosis, diabetes, kidney failure and asthma have all been discovered, and vaccinations against polio, diphtheria, tetanus and measles for ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

The Good and Bad Effects of Smoking

long ago if he hadn't taken up smoking. In the old days smoking was prescribed to patients who had asthma but now it has gone out of fashion. More allergies are developed in non-smokers or people who ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Breast milk is better than formula for your baby.

t breast milk. Babies that are breastfed have a lesser chance in developing many diseases including asthma, ear infections, multiple sclerosis, obesity, colic and reflux. The baby is also less likely ...

(2 pages) 37 2 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Serene Routine of Yoga

d calm an over-active mind. With the healing powers of yoga, many could find relief from back pain, asthma, and many other hard to treat conditions. In Sanskrit, the word yoga means to join or yoke to ... dy. Catherine Guthrie of Health Magazine believes special yogic breaths could also help people with asthma for they practice slow, deep breathing which could assist in retraining the lungs to work pro ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness


boy that is nice but can be ignorant at times Piggy is a fat little boy that wears glasses and has asthma he gets put down a lot too.Jack is a red headed kid who is a little wild(at this point a litt ... ce one with blonde hair and a pale complection.2. Piggy said he couldn't swim or run because of his asthma.3. Piggy showed ralph how to blow the conch 4. Jack Group was last on the island 5. Piggy tol ...

(5 pages) 413 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Second Opinion

A Routine Case of Asthma In Second Opinions, by Dr. Jerome Groopman, you will find eight moving clinical histories ill ... me. Unfortunately, managed care is time's greatest enemy.In the chapter entitled "A Routine Case of Asthma," a 36-year-old patient named Isabella Montero was diagnosed with asthma and received a presc ... it was outside the clinical algorithm. But they discovered later that instead of a routine case of asthma, Montero actually had acute leukemia, which ultimately killed her.I can relate to the story o ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases