Essays Tagged: "bloodstream"

Why proteins are imortant

together and gives you flexibility, strength, and shape to your skin. Hemoglobin, a protein in the bloodstream, has an important role in respiration by carrying oxygen through red blood cells. There ...

(1 pages) 115 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Psychodelic Drugs

verage form and sold legally in this state to persons over 21.Alcohol is absorbed directly into the bloodstream through the stomach and small intestine. It is distributed by the blood throughout the b ... . Talc (like talcum power) is used to hold the pill together. Talc does not dissolve in the body or bloodstream, and can clog veins, causing embolisms and strokes.LSDLSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) i ...

(13 pages) 235 1 4.3 Nov/1996

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


migrate to the liver where they mature and release another form called merozoites. These enter the bloodstream and infect the red blood cells. The parasites multiply inside the red blood cells, which ... of 48 to 72 hours.The majority of symptoms are caused by the massive release of merozoites into the bloodstream, the anemia resulting from the destruction of the red blood cells, and the problems caus ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

This is a general essay regarding cancer. The topic was to research and write about cancer.

any sort of control or order. The cells can spread and harm nearby organs; they can also enter the bloodstream, or lymphatic system, spreading to form new tumors in other organs. This spread of cance ... affect cancer cells in the tumor and the area near it, while systemic treatments travel through the bloodstream, reaching cancer cells all over the body. Surgery and radiation therapy are examples of ...

(6 pages) 303 1 4.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Disrupting the universe

ide. He then developed a device he called the Suicide Machine, which injected deadly drugs into the bloodstream. Once the shock passed over, the issue was brought up that he did not commit any crimes, ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Lymphatic System

ate system of drainagevessles that collect the excess protein-containing fluid andreturns it to the bloodstream.. Once an interstitial fluidenters the lymphatics it is called lymph. The lymphaticvesse ...

(2 pages) 98 2 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


s a disease in which your body is unable to properly use and store glucose. Glucose backs up in the bloodstream causing your blood glucose or 'sugar' to rise too high.There are two major types of diab ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is a brief discription of the German Unification

war tens of thousands of Germans died, resulting in a new generation of German's with war in their bloodstream. This of course will help Germany in its quest to become unified. Germany had problems t ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Every thing you need to know about breast cancer

cer can spread throughout the body when cancer cells break away from malignant tumors and enter the bloodstream. Cancer cells from breast cancer are mostly found in the lymph nodes under the arm when ... ugs are injected into the vein or the muscle. Others are given by mouth. The drugs flow through the bloodstream into nearly every part of the body.Hormone therapyHormone therapy changes the way the ho ...

(8 pages) 161 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

quick assignment on the digestive system and how the different types of foods eg protein,carbohydrates ect are broken down in the body.

Digestion is the process of breaking down food into smaller molecules that can be absorbed into the bloodstream.The digestive systems most important function is to provide the body with ENERGY. Other ... es and peptides and eventually amino acids, which are absorbed through the intestinal wall into the bloodstream. From there they are delivered to organs and tissues for maintenance, repair and growth. ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.8 Apr/2003

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

The effects of Atheriosclerosis.

the artery. A piece of the plaque may break off while in a large artery, and be carried through the bloodstream to a smaller vessel. When this blockage occurs, it is called an embolism. This process, ... fat found in the body, and makes up part of cell membranes and different types of hormones. In the bloodstream, cholesterol mixes with protein to form a lipoprotein. This allows the cholesterol to di ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Regulation, Mitosis, an Meiosis.

and nervous systems. The endocrine system is made up of many organs that produce hormones into the bloodstream. The nervous system carries messages in the form or nerve impulses throughout the body. ...

(1 pages) 79 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mixed Short Biology Essays.

and nervous systems. The endocrine system is made up of many organs that produce hormones into the bloodstream. The nervous system carries messages in the form or nerve impulses throughout the body. ... s responsible for chemical regulation in the body. Stimuli cause glands to secrete hormone into the bloodstream. When the chemicals reach a certain organ, a reaction occurs. Both the nervous and endoc ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alcoholism and its affects.

f 21 to purchase, possess, or consume alcohol, but many teenagers do.Alcohol goes directly into the bloodstream which is why it effects every system in the bodyHeavy drinking can cause cirrhosis and c ...

(1 pages) 63 0 5.0 Jun/2003

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

Computed Tomography Imaging.

also known as a "dye" improves the visibility of structures within the body and filtered out of the bloodstream naturally by kidneys and the liver.CT scans are performed to analyse the internal struct ...

(8 pages) 137 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

What is cholesterol?

by eating animal products such as meat, eggs and dairy products. Cholesterol is carried through the bloodstream by certain proteins (apolipoproteins). When these proteins wrap around cholesterol and o ... hese proteins wrap around cholesterol and other types of fats (lipids)to transport them through the bloodstream, the resulting "packages" are called lipoproteins. Cholesterol There are four different ...

(7 pages) 100 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Smokers Pleasure.

d for another, thus furthering the addiction. As their lungs are filling with carbon monoxide their bloodstream is carrying nicotine throughout their body and to their heart and brain. Slowly giving p ...

(6 pages) 74 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Explanations of the major elements: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sulfur, sodium, chlorine, iron and zinc.

Oxygen (O)Human beings obtain this element from the air. It enters a person's bloodstream through the lungs. The blood carries oxygen to the cells of the body. In the cells, oxyg ...

(6 pages) 74 2 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays


sh, a plant that grows mainly in Peru and Boliva. Because it's a stimulant in the drug, when in the bloodstream, it heightens alertness, increases appetite, and causes insomnia and a feeling of pleasu ... rms, liquid - called speedball, smoking form and most commonly, powder. Cocaine is brought into the bloodstream in liquid form, smoked and "snorted" through plastic tubes or a straw into the nose. Peo ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Individual Differences and Stress

y the brain, which heightens our responses, a brief explanation is that adrenaline travels into the bloodstream making the body work harder. The heart rate speeds up, blood pressure raises, the person ...

(9 pages) 377 2 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide