Essays Tagged: "Bone marrow"

Leukemia

rming cells into abnormal white blood cells whose unrestrainedgrowth overwhelms and replaces normal bone marrow and blood cells.Leukemias are named according to the normal cell from which theyoriginat ... common as Leukemiain humans white blood cells.Today's treatment mostly includes chemotherapy and or bone marrowtransplantation supportive care, where transfusions of blood components andprompt treatme ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Leukemia

e treatable. Leukemia originates in the blood-forming organs which may include the lymph tissue and bone cells. In a person with leukemia the rate and the number of cells produced is altered. This alt ... ly characterized by the appearance of white blood cells. When leukemia attacks the blood cells, the bone marrow (where blood cells are made), the spleen, and the lymph nodes are extremely weakened (Re ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

HIV/AIDS - Description, causes, statistics etc.

ks the body's immune system. It also affects the blood cells (lymphocytes) and cells of the organs (bone marrow, spleen, liver, and lymph glands). It affects the lungs, central nervous system and gast ...

(4 pages) 258 2 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is about the pros and cons of cloning. This was done as an assignment and got a 5/5.

is medical - first I will look at the fact that by copying an individual it can provide a donor of bone marrow for transplants. The clone could be made up with the proper makeup necessary in order to ...

(2 pages) 123 2 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Facts about Leukemia

ll them to stop.2) These cells have a longer life than normal cells and gradually accumulate in the bone marrow.This uncontrolled production of long lived cells leads to the replacement of the normal ... his uncontrolled production of long lived cells leads to the replacement of the normal cells in the bone marrow with leukemic clones. Since the space is limited in the marrow, the normal cells are cro ...

(1 pages) 33 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Stem Cells.

NTO A PERSON OR ANIMAL. ADULT STEM CELLS COME FROM THE UMBILICAL CORD AND PLACENTA, OR FROM: BLOOD, BONE MARROW, SKIN, AND OTHER TISSUES.MEDICAL RESEARCHERS ARE INTERESTED IN USING STEM CELLS TO REPAI ... THE BODY. THEY HAVE BEEN USED EXPERIMENTALLY TO FORM THE HEMATOPOIETIC (BLOOD-MAKING) CELLS OF THE BONE MARROW & HEART, BLOOD VESSEL, MUSCLE, AND INSULIN-PRODUCING TISSUE. EMBRYONIC GERM LINE CEL ...

(4 pages) 191 5 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

To Clone or Not to Clone.

who could use their DNA to clone spare body parts such as; the liver, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, and bone marrow." Some religious officials argue that human cloning, or any cloning, is unethical and ag ...

(2 pages) 101 2 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Leukemia.

the types of leukemia are significant. Leukemia, in general, is a form of cancer that starts in the bone marrow and metastasize into the blood. Leukemia is divided into two parts: lymphocyte and myelo ... s are not able to mature before they die."Lymphocytes leukemia is developed from lymphocytes in the bone marrow." (Resource Center Feb. 2003) Lymphocytes make up lymphoid tissue, which is important in ...

(5 pages) 85 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Sickle cell anemia.

bean, the Middle East, and India. Sickle cell anemia is a hereditary blood disorder that causes the bone marrow to produce red blood cells with defective hemoglobin (hemoglobin S). Hemoglobin is the o ... n blood vessels, blocking blood flow. Reduced blood flow can damage the body's organs, muscles, and bones, sometimes leading to life-threatening conditions. Like, the development of gallstones, blocka ...

(4 pages) 94 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cell Research Is A Pro

en heal some diseases. Stem Cell Research can help in Parkinson's disease, growing heart muscle, to bone marrow, even brain tissue.I fall upon the Pro of this issue because I believe that if scientist ...

(1 pages) 75 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Embryonic Stem Cells

could potentially provide an unlimited source of specific, clinically important adult cells such as bone, muscle, liver or blood cells. This is why the use of embryonic stem cells to repair damaged ti ... r development directed in culture, it would be possible to grow cells of medical importance such as bone marrow, neural tissue or muscle. The first potential applications of human embryonic stem cell ...

(3 pages) 116 2 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What is Hodgkins disease?

groin, neck, and abdomen. Other parts of the lymphatic system are the spleen, thymus, tonsils, and bone marrow.Like all types of cancer, Hodgkin's disease affects the body's cells. Healthy cells grow ... tory and diagnose them by performing a thorough physical exam. Blood tests and x-rays of the chest, bones, liver, and spleen will also be done. Tissue from an enlarged lymph node will be removed. This ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Leukemia

most cases are unknown Leukemia is a form of cancer that begins in the blood -forming cells of the bone marrow, which is the soft inner part of the bones. Leukemia, which literally means "white blood ... actually a whitish colour. Under normal circumstances, the blood cells that are being formed of the bone marrow make leukocytes to defend the body against contagious organisms such like viruses and ba ...

(6 pages) 86 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Lymphoma

mphocytic Leukemia, or CLL, is a form of cancer that is caused by an abnormal DNA cell found in the bone marrow. This form of cancer starts in the lymphocytes of the bone marrow (www.cancer.org). The ... sounds like it could be painful to me). These tests include standard blood work or a biopsy of the bone marrow. When the blood is drawn, the doctors might look for an elevated white blood count. This ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Adult stem cells should replace embryonic ones.

t diseases. A solution and an alternative to this problem are adult stem cells, which reside in the bone marrow but are also found circulating in blood (Perry 92). Adult stem cells should replace the ... can give rise to specialized cells through the differentiation process, and eventually form organs, bone, blood, and every other components of the human body (Goldie 28). They naturally exist in our b ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Stretching Stem Cells to Muscles

Stem cells drawn from bone marrow may make fresh blood vessel in laboratory dishes and by pulling them apart like taffy. R ... were not the controversial types derived from discarded embryos but adult stem cells that reside in bone marrow.Another study to be presented is how bone marrow stem cells might be directed to make ne ... her study to be presented is how bone marrow stem cells might be directed to make nerves, muscle or bone. This will depend on whether the gel-like material on which they grow in the lab dish is soft l ...

(1 pages) 380 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Human Cloni

ters believe couples would now be able to produce children, people waiting for organ transplants or bone marrow would have better chances, since we would be able to clone the persons DNA, A huge plus ... s second class citizens is also an issue. If a child was cloned only for an organ transplant or for bone marrow, would that child be treated the same as the person that was saved. this could lead to l ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cell Controversy

Stem Cell-Undifferentiated, primitive cells in bone marrow with ability to multiply and differentiate ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Stem Cells The Hope and The Hype

a life that can be saved. Stem Cells have been used over time in adult stem cells to find cures in bone marrow and umbilical cords.With the money taken away from the federal funding a University in B ... generate stem cells was legalized in the UK research for human cloning to generate from stem cells. Bone Marrow had derived from stem cells and has been through process for over 50 years. Controlled t ...

(5 pages) 22 0 2.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Untitled

er Matt has is called Leukemia, which is cancer of the white blood cells. This cancer starts in the bone marrow but can then spread to the blood, lymph nodes, the spleen, liver, central nervous system ... ay (Veritas Medicine). This type of disease is hard on the body because it affects the blood cells. Bone Marrow is the soft, spongy, inner part of bones (American Cancer Society). All of the different ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases