Essays Tagged: "cataracts"

OZONE DEPLETION

ltra-violet rays that enter the atmosphere. Scientists believe that extra UV-Rays can cause cancer, cataracts and damage to agriculture Ozone, however, does have some practical uses such as: purifying ... re cases of basal cell and squamous-cell cancers, 14,000 more melanoma cancers and 1.6 million more cataracts. Additionally, for each 1% loss of stratospheric ozone, smog will increase up to 2%. Econo ...

(12 pages) 331 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Comparing ancient Sumer and Egypt

geography determined everything about they way they live. The Libyan Desert, Mediterranean Sea and cataracts, were all major difficulties in getting in and out of Egypt. The Nile River is another att ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Ozone layer Depletion and the future effects it will have on the population. Harmful effects of the Ultraviolet rays.

ole) gets larger, additional ultraviolet rays are allowed to pass through. These rays cause cancer, cataracts, and lowered immunity to diseases.1 What causes the depletion of the ozone layer? In 1970, ...

(3 pages) 64 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Turner Syndrome: A Genetic Defect

with Turner Syndrome exhibit many symptoms. Some are: short stature, webbed neck, horseshoe kidney, cataracts, arthritis, high blood pressure, low hairline, scoliosis, soft nails, abnormal eye feature ...

(2 pages) 105 6 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Ozone Layer and how it effects Earth

crease in the incidence of skin cancer (UV radiation can destroy acids in DNA), a large increase in cataracts and sun burning, suppression of immune systems in organism, adverse impact on crops and an ...

(1 pages) 36 2 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

The Nile River.

on, between Aswan and Khartoum, often called Nubia, the river passes through a series of rapids and cataracts which form a natural boundary to the south (Parsons 2001). Through most of Egypt the river ... rvoir created by the dam, destroying monuments and archaeological sites from the First to the Third Cataracts of the Nile River.Ambitious rescue operations began world-wide in 1960 in attempts to save ...

(12 pages) 46 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Werner syndrome Research project.

The physical characteristics of WS are short stature, hoarse high-pitched voice, juvenile bilateral cataracts, premature graying of hair, skin changes, diabetes, cancer and other diseases found in the ...

(3 pages) 821 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Our Ozone Layer: Past, Present and Future

s, and animals. In humans, exposure to UV light can increase the chances of getting skin cancer and cataracts. It also harms food crops and other plants, as well as many animals (Albritton, et al).The ...

(3 pages) 36 1 3.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Blind and Disheartened.

xhaustion from a difficult day of cataract surgeries, she continued, "She's got a degree of nuclear cataracts in both eyes! Lloyd, she's our last patient here!""OK!", I shouted loudly in response. I d ... our aid over there!"It's becoming almost impossible to bear. Another poor Sierra Leonean woman with cataracts disease in both eyes. These people, their eye sights are blocked by a blurry white cover w ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2007

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

Ozone-Depletion

ct fast to save the remaining o-zone. By doing so, we can prevent many from getting skin cancer and cataracts. Also, by recycling vehicle equipment we can help to conserve CFC'S. CFC-12 is a leading C ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Personal Look at Successful Aging

parents, like so many others, were affected by a myriad of health problems. My father was developed cataracts, was infected with lime disease and later died from a massive coronary failure. My mother ...

(8 pages) 141 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The blind and deaf

ndness. There are a high number of diseases that can cause blindness. Some of these are as follows: Cataracts, Diabetic, Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, Amblyopia, Corneal opacity, and Trachomia just ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Health Damages of Cigarette Smoking

looks like.Outline ATTENTION-GETTING OPENER Lung cancer, emphysema, heart disease, asthma attacks, cataracts, bronchitis, and death, these are all the common effects due to cigarette smoking.PREVIEW ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Purpose of the Fool of King Lear

ven though Lear's insanity causes him discomfort.Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! Rage, Blow,You cataracts and hurricanes, spoutTill you have drenched our steeples, drown the cocks!You sulphurous a ...

(5 pages) 2175 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature