Essays Tagged: "body fluids"

AIDS

read by venereal routes or exposureto contaminated blood or blood products. This disease weakensthe body's immune system, allowing other diseases to occur. Themost common treatments available for this ... nly known ways to slow down theproduction of the virus.This virus is spread through the exchange of body fluids{semen, blood, and blood products} this virus can stay in thebody for as long as a decade ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS:Is There a Cure? Are There Preventions?

common way people get AIDS is by dirty intravenous needles. It is transmitted by the blood or other body fluids on the needle, and when someone else then uses the same needle, they have a high risk of ... There have been no cases recorded where the infection was caused by casual contact.The part of your body that the AIDS virus kills is your immune system as mentioned before, but what it really kills i ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS:Is There a Cure? Are There Preventions?

common way people get AIDS is by dirty intravenous needles. It is transmitted by the blood or other body fluids on the needle, and when someone else then uses the same needle, they have a high risk of ... There have been no cases recorded where the infection was caused by casual contact.The part of your body that the AIDS virus kills is your immune system as mentioned before, but what it really kills i ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ebola

outside a cell. They must be carried inside the organism by some means and then transported through body fluids, to the cells.As the virus reproduces itself, the copies, are released from the cell and ... tal care workers or family members who were caring for an ill person infected with Ebola. Blood and body fluids contain large amounts of virus, thus transmission of the virus has also occurred as a re ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cystic Fibrosis.

iratory system. Cystic Fibrosis also affects nearly all of the exocrine glands (glands that secrete body fluids into ducts). The secreations are similar in some ways and abnormally different in other ...

(1 pages) 60 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Provides you with all the things you have to know about rotavirus.

en children 6 months and 2 years. Children with the infection of rotavirus can have them lose their body fluids and even worst, they can face death.Rotavirus was discovered at the year 1973 by Dr. Rut ...

(1 pages) 59 4 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A paper on decompression sickness

n sickness, or the bends, "is a condition that develops when an excess of nitrogen has dissolved in body fluids and comes out of solution as bubbles of gas when a diver surfaces." (p 28, Culliney and ... recurring bouts of the bends. Even when it is not severe it could progressively damage parts of the body, such as, the heart, brain, bones, and nerves.To explain the cause of bends we need to combine ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Cheetah

Cheetahs can survive for long periods without water, gathering much of the water they need from the body fluids of their prey. When cheetahs stalk their prey they use the camouflage protection of bush ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Title - positive and negative feedback systems

OMEOSTASISAccording to totora .......... Homeostasis can be defined as " the condition in which the body's internal environment remains constant, within physiological limits". Homeostasis is a dynamic ... vironment remains constant, within physiological limits". Homeostasis is a dynamic condition as the body's equilibrium point can change over a narrow range that is compatible with maintaining life. E. ...

(4 pages) 175 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

How to prevent aids

Healthcare personnel should assume that the blood and other body fluids from all patients are potentially infectious. They should therefore follow infection con ... the routine use of barriers (such as gloves and/or goggles) when anticipating contact with blood or body fluidswashing hands and other skin surfaces immediately after contact with blood or body fluids ... s are needed for HCP who frequently come into contact with potentially HIV-infected blood and other body fluids. Proper and consistent use of such safety devices should be evaluated.Monitor the effect ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Osmoregulation in Fish.

water balance in animals is known as osmoregulation. Osmoregulation is a homeostatic mechanism. The body fluids of a salt water fish are hypotonic (higher in water concentration) compared with the sur ... Over millions of years of evolution, fresh water fish have adapted to carry out osmoregulation. The body fluids of a fresh water fish are hypertonic compared with the surrounding water and therefore t ...

(1 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hippocrates vs. Neuroscience: A comparison between Hippocrates' theory of four humors and todays knowledge of neuroscience.

ile, yellow bile, and phlegm. According to Hippocrates when these fluids were in balance, the human body and mind perform in perfect harmony. But when there was an imbalance in these fluids, the domin ... nt. This was known as the theory of the four humors.However, today we know more about how the human body works. More specifically, we know about how neurons work. For instance, we know that it is not ...

(1 pages) 21 0 2.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Muscle Endurance

transmission of these signals. Imbalances in those electrolytes -- as well as in certain hormones, body fluids and chemicals -- or malfunctions in the nervous system itself can foul up the flow of el ...

(1 pages) 538 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Abstinence

have a snowball fight, or make dinner together. Touching may be okay as long as you don't exchange body fluids. Sex is only okay within the boundaries of love, and with out love it just isn't worth i ... ationship. When someone is in love and they see their partner their heart starts to race, and their body feels like Jell-O. Love matures and deepens as the relationship matures. A relationship is buil ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Infectious diseases

refers to more than fifty diseases and syndromes, which may be transmitted through the exchange of body fluids such as semen, vaginal fluid, and blood. An STD is a particular destructive process in a ... ral contact from hugging or brushing up with other individuals. Most infectious diseases attack the body through the bloodstream, slowly breaking down vital organs as well as the immune system. This p ...

(10 pages) 46 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Australian Law and Society: Bodies in barrels

th other evidence.DNA profiling involves the extraction of the genetic makeup of certain cells from body samples such as skin, the root of hair, saliva and any body fluids. Each cell contains a molecu ... ds. Each cell contains a molecular code called Deoxyribonucleic which determines the make up of our body. It is widely accepted that each DNA profile is unique; however, recent advances in technology ...

(5 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Year 10 HIV health assignment

eThe acronym HIV means what?Human Immunodeficiency VirusHow does HIV work?HIV works by entering the body, then it attaches itself onto a T cell and works its way inside of that cell. It then uses this ... T cells, this cycle is then repeated.How can you get HIV?You can get HIV when the fluids from your body mix with those of someone who has HIV. HIV is spread by sexual contact or by sharing needles wi ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Acupuncture-History and Practice

could do for you. These doctors knew nothing about the affect of bacteria and viruses on the human body. They didn’t have X-rays to show them internal diseases. Their tools were stone or bronze ... ese developed iron, silver, and gold needles. They started to understand things about pulse, blood, body fluids and numerous other things related to the health of the body, but most of all, they start ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2008

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

"Transport systems play an essential role in the survival of flowering plants and mammals"Discuss.

ge of needed materials and waste products. The movement of substances, in larger organisms, through body fluids between the external surface and internal cells by diffusion alone would be insufficient ... nsported to and from the heart through various blood vessels and arteries. Blood returning from the body is deoxygenated blood which is low in oxygen. Deoxygenated blood carries carbon dioxide and nit ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hand Hygiene

when: hands are visibly dirty or contaminated with transient microorganisms or with blood or other body fluids, before eating, after using the bathroom, and after caring for patients with clostridium ... atheters, or other invasive devices, after direct contact with a patient's skin, after contact with body fluids; mucus membranes, non-intact skin, and wound dressings if hands are not visibly soiled. ...

(11 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine