Essays Tagged: "brain tumors"

Nuclear Power

diagnostic aid. It is injected into the veins of a patient, it concentrates in the cells of certain brain tumors. Thyroid gland strongly attracts iodine. Radioactive iodine is used both in diagnosing ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This is an essay about the originality of mental health and where it is going from here. How mental health use to be viewed and how far we have come from there.

d admitted to mental hospitals who were actually suffering from physical ailments like epilepsy and brain tumors. Today researchers are learning about the biological origins of many mental illnesses s ... to treat the symptoms of mental disorders.In the 1600's physiologists were interested in the human brain and its relation to human behavior. By the early 1700's they discovered that damage to one sid ...

(7 pages) 410 2 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Amy Tan

with two brothers. Tragedy struck the Tan family when Amy's father and oldest brother both died of brain tumors within a year of each other. The family moved to Switzerland, where Amy finished high s ...

(1 pages) 457 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ur minds. We are hooked on television sets, if not we get lost in cyberspace, or even worse-we grow brain tumors from too much cellular use. Yet to make matters worse, we pay for air! That's right air ...

(1 pages) 281 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Alkaline Phosphatase

by the placenta. These tumors are called germ cell tumors and include testicular cancer and certain brain tumors. (Nordensen, 2002) Healthy livers usually carry alkaline phosphatase away along with ot ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Two Kinds Literary Analysis

February of 1952. After tragedy struck the family when Amy's father and oldest brother both died of brain tumors within eight months of each other, Amy's mother, moved her children to Switzerland, whe ...

(9 pages) 70 0 4.6 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Risk Associated With Cell Phones

Risk Associated With Cell PhonesAs a result of several clusters of brain tumors, the question of cell phones causing cancer has attracted a lot of public attention. Al ... cell phones. In the balance, judicious use of handheld digital cell phones is likely not a risk for brain tumors, but where possible hands-free use is advisable. Also, for reasons that go well beyond ... t about proximity to cell phone towers.It is true that RF energy from cell phones can penetrate the brain through the skull. This RF energy is insufficient to break chemical bonds or damage DNA, even ...

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Science Essays