Essays Tagged: "Cholera"

Bottled Water

cause diarrhea and other stomach disorders that kill, like dysentery, gastroenteritis, amoebiasis, cholera, and hepatitis.Mostly, the bottled water that you buy is either mineral water or purified wa ...

(4 pages) 193 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Diseases and the Immune System.

make a diagnosis and treat the illness.Diseases include such things as measles, mumps, chicken pox, cholera, dysentery, hepatitis A and poliomyelitis. Many of these diseases can be dealt with by our b ... system of other people in close contact.Some diseases enter the body through food and water such as cholera and hepatitis A. The food or water contains bacteria, which often comes from unclean handlin ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Elizabethan Era: Diseases and medicines.

DISEASESIn Elizabethan times there were many diseases. Including cholera, typhus, the deadly black plague, and many more.One of histories most deadly killers, choler ... to become infected. Symptoms include extreme diarrhea, sharp muscle cramps, and fever and vomiting. Cholera is rapid acting and death occurs 12-48 hours of infection. Cholera had no medicines to cure ... ing and death occurs 12-48 hours of infection. Cholera had no medicines to cure it. And in the 19th cholera became the first global disease in a series of epidemics.The typhus fever was another diseas ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Native American Culture, working with Native American alcoholics. This is really typed up notes but in essay form, perfect for a social work major or someone studying this population.

t a fight, Europeans found other ways to deprive them of it. Diseases such as smallpox, measles and cholera were deliberate acts of germ warfare, and along with war, imprisonment, malnutrition and the ...

(4 pages) 113 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How Human Behaviour May Influence Health And Disease

rom one individual to another. Such infectious diseases include: colds, influenza, T.B, measles and cholera.To be included under the term infectious disease are STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) su ... yphilisFood PoisoningInfluenzaChickenpoxMeaslesPolioDietHerpesTuberculosisHeart DiseaseHIV/AIDSColdsCholeraChlamydiaLung CancerCold SoresIllegal DrugsHepatitisGlandular FeverImpetigoSkin CancerScabies ...

(8 pages) 177 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

An essay on Louis Pasteur

countless number of lives. I made the cures for things like polio, anthrax, worm diseases, chicken cholera, and rabies. My story begins being born on December 27 of 1822 in France. I was the third ch ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Diseases In 19th Century America

ions for the burgeoning middle class. Major epidemics were caused by such diseases as yellow fever, cholera, tuberculosis (TB), influenza, measles, scarlet fever, malaria, and diphtheria.The average A ... ld not live to see thirty from 1840-1870.Which diseases affected 19th century populations the most? Cholera, yellow fever, and influenza, malaria, TB, and smallpox had the most major epidemics in the ...

(4 pages) 106 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Diseases during 18th century Britain

ed for many deaths in industrial cities during the industrial revoloution. Diseases such as typhus, cholera and tuberculosis spread rapidly mainly due to a lack of hygiene and their lack of knowledge ... Typhus, Influenza, Pneumonia and Tuberculosis. One particularly bad disease amongst the British was Cholera. Cholera is an intestinal infection, which spread throughout the industrial cities through t ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


CholeraChlora is an infection in the small intestine caused by the common shaped bacterium Vibro Cho ... .It infects your small intestines, causing severe diarrhea, vomiting and leg cramps.You usually get Cholera by swallowing contaminated food or water.Most of the time people become infected by the bact ... cted water to wash in, drink from, and use as a toilet.Epidemics usually begin from cases like this.Cholera has been known in Northeast India for centuries, where outbrakes regulary occur.In the 19th ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


overies are the pasteurization process, and ways of preventing silk worm diseases, anthrax, chicken cholera and rabies.He received a degree of bachelor of letters from the College Royale de Besancon.F ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compare the importance of at least 3 factors which affected the lives of the civilian populations during WWI.

getting various diseases from the bad water, dead bodies and barbed wire. These diseases (Malaria, Cholera, Tetanus), were spread into the cities and affecting the civilians, making them lose their l ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

David Copperfield coureswork-How did Charles Dickens portray how children where treated in the 19th century?

stance the exploitation of young children, prostitution, vice and squalor, the epidemics of typhus, cholera and smallpox. Dickens writing showed the parallel from his childhood to David's childhood. C ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Death in America

entiates itself from the previous, with contradicting ideas and societal claims. Literary works The Cholera Years, The Mysterious Death of Mary Rogers by Srebnick, essays from Mortal Remains, The Opti ... longer periods of time during this last stage and also have a much harder time accepting death."The Cholera Years", by Charles E. Rosenberg, relates the details of the 1832, 1849, and 1866 cholera epi ...

(17 pages) 55 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Oregon Trail

ative tribes were quite helpful to the people. The real enemies of the explorers and travelers were cholera, poor sanitation and accidental gunshots. The biggest problem on the Trail was a mysterious ... nd accidental gunshots. The biggest problem on the Trail was a mysterious and deadly disease called cholera; which had no cure. Often, an emigrant would go from healthy to dead in just a few hours. So ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Improving water utilities in poor countries

are contaminated withguinea worm larvae and other deadly parasites. Children are dying of typhoid, cholera,and dysentery. They are going blind from trachoma. According to John Peet, Europeeditor for ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Growing Pains- Life in U.S.

ck of sanitation so often led to epidemics of contagious diseases, which the most dangerous of was "cholera". The cause of this disease was bacteria in polluted water which was un- heard of at the tim ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Pawnee Nation

separate battles. Before the middle of the century, the tribe was stricken with smallpox and cholera. A great loss of life occurred and by 1900 the tribe's numbers were decreased to about 600. ...

(2 pages) 633 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marine Science

r the elderly; but more commonly, astroenteric infections, dysentery, hepatitis, typhoid fever, and cholera. The reason for such bacteria in the water is pollution.The reason for collection is not onl ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Three Major Pandemics

ince the beginning of the mankind. There have been significant pandemics such as the influenza, TB, Cholera, AIDS, and most recently SARS. What is causing pandemics to rise in an alarming rate? Most p ...

(8 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Rain Brings Pain-A Farewell To Arms

n Throughout Hemingway?s Farewell to Arms, ?rain? is a negative sign. In chapter 1, the rain brings cholera which leads to the death of seven thousand soldiers (4). This theme is consistently carried ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth