Essays Tagged: "cardiovascular diseases"

three types of outpatient cancer treatments

he United States more than one-fifth of the deaths in the early '90s was caused by cancer, only the cardiovascular diseases accounted at a higher percentage. In 1993 the American Cancer Society predic ...

(4 pages) 98 1 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Stem Cell Research.

ives great promise for the treatment of illnesses such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, spinal cord injuries, liver failure, and many others. It is now k ...

(3 pages) 138 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

What happens biologically to your brain when you smoke a cigarette?

se chemicals ravage the body. Prime ingredients such as tars and carbon monoxide are instigators of cardiovascular diseases and lung ailments. The cigarette's third main component, nicotine, affects t ...

(5 pages) 108 4 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer in America. Almost 954,000 Americans died last yea ... rotect their hearts. Only 22 percent of American adults get enough leisure time exercise to achieve cardiovascular fitness. People with lower incomes and less than a 12th grade education are more like ...

(1 pages) 29 0 1.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Scripps Research

rch into immunology, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, neurosciences, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases, virology and synthetic vaccine development. Particularly significant is the ...

(2 pages) 14 0 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Coronary Heart Disease

IntroductionCoronary Heart Disease (CHD) is, by far, the most common cardiovascular condition. It is also known as 'Ishaemic Heart Disease'. Heart disease amounts to 26% ... ommon with people over 50 but can occur in the younger generation. This report intends to look into cardiovascular diseases and their causes. Its purpose is to ascertain any similarities in the range ... ies in the range of cardiovascular conditions and also to understand the exact nature of this named cardiovascular disease - Coronary Heart disease. In addition the potential risk factors will be eval ...

(4 pages) 270 3 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


Obesity in Children Today, United States is facing many health related problems like breast cancer, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and others. Among this obesity is one of the most serious health pro ... t childhood obesity is that obese children become obese adults, facing many diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other chronic disease (Hill & Trowbridge 570).Lack of knowledge about ...

(11 pages) 207 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Non Infectous Diseases

Vocabulary 1. Cardiovascular diseases "" medical disorders that affect the heart and blood vessels 2. Arterioscler ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dietary fibre

of dietary fibre and discusses its significance with respect to disease prevention e.g. cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and more ultimately with respect to human health as a whole. Emphasis is gi ... which also is a diet that is high in fibre, is clearly protective against colon cancer and possible cardiovascular diseases.Heart disease, cancer and adult onset diabetes are the three most common cau ...

(16 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Omega-3 fatty acids improvements in emotional health.

mple sized be filtered and based on their, risk of diabetes, use of medicine, and the occurrence of cardiovascular myocardial infarction, strokes, or cardiac revascularization procedures. This left th ... ed, and based upon the known research that leading a life that with high stressors leads to various cardiovascular diseases Player et. al. were able to rate each participants level of anger vs. chance ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.3 May/2008

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

Sleep Apnea

can strike anyone at any age, even children. Untreated, sleep apnea can cause high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, memory problems, weight gain, impotency, headaches, and depression. I learn ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Obesity - case study and health promotion paper

, abdominal obesity has been recognized as strongly associated with the development of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (Behn & Ur, 2006) (Chen et al., 2007) (Balkau et al., 2007) (Despres, 20 ... goals is important for the beneficial effects on health. The physical activity reduced the risk of cardiovascular events, lowered blood pressure, and helped maintain lean muscle mass of the participa ...

(17 pages) 138 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


genes in breast, lung, prostate, and skin cancers; central nervous system disorders; metabolic and cardiovascular diseases; and musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions. Based on its discoveries, ...

(9 pages) 14 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Health Supplement & Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

lso noted in this process. The data from clinics and hospitals related to cancer, diabetes, BPH and cardiovascular diseases was also collected.The rate of BPH incidence was calculated as 33.6% per tho ...

(7 pages) 524 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding for Weight Loss in Obese Adults. Should it be Publicly Funded? Clinical and Cost-effectiveness.

DTH, 2007). LAGB has shown to help reduce comorbidities that are related to obesity (i.e. diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, etc).To determine effectiveness, percent excess weight loss (%EWL excess we ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Forced Drug Testing

eases or illnesses, and they "feel" healthy and fit. "One of the most familiar chronic illnesses is cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular diseases are one of the most deadly chronic illnesses in the ... ed, healthy diet, avoid smoking cigarettes and getting some exercise are all critical ways to avoid cardiovascular disease.Infectious diseases are diseases that are caused by germs, like parasites, vi ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education