Essays Tagged: "Contagious disease"

Mumps

caused by a virus and occurs only in human beings. Mumps is found all over the world. Mumps is a contagious disease when the salivary glands, on one or both sides of the jaw, swells. Mumps usually ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Small pox

ime until itspread to the mainland, somewhere in America. In the Middle Ages, small pox was ahighly contagious disease which often lead to death if not treated. In this term paper youwill read and lea ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Reye Syndrome

Reye Syndrome is an extremely rare, non-contagious disease thought to be triggered by aspirin use. The actual origin of the disease is unkno ... the disease is not often fatal, it is essential to treat the disease early. Reye's Syndrome is not contagious, but the diseases that can lead to, such as the flu, and chicken pox, are highly communic ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Small pox

ime until itspread to the mainland, somewhere in America. In the Middle Ages, small pox was ahighly contagious disease which often lead to death if not treated. In this term paper youwill read and lea ... both cowpox and small pox. There is no specifictreatment for small pox. Due to the disease being so contagious, patients need to beisolated until they are completely recovered. The sores must be kept ...

(7 pages) 105 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

All About Smallpox

ime until itspread to the mainland, somewhere in America. In the Middle Ages, small pox was ahighly contagious disease which often lead to death if not treated. In this term paper youwill read and lea ... both cowpox and small pox. There is no specifictreatment for small pox. Due to the disease being so contagious, patients need to beisolated until they are completely recovered. The sores must be kept ...

(7 pages) 127 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Imagery(or motifs)in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet"

his imagery very well, "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." Corruption is rampant, like a contagious disease infecting the court. The atmosphere of disease serves to heighten the audience's ...

(5 pages) 140 0 4.7 Mar/2003

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

The plague.

"The bubonic plague is an epidemic disease causing a high rate of mortality; a contagious disease that is caused by a bacterium (Yersinia pestis) and that occurs in bubonic, pneum ...

(9 pages) 100 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Brief outline of Death and Diseases in the medieval era.

didn't know about quarantine and how to stop the disease spreading.An epidemic is 'An outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly and widely'.Some of the things that the Medieval people beli ... e medieval times, we have learnt lots about the control of diseases. If someone is diagnosed with a contagious disease, they are quarantined and do not come in direct contact with anyone until there a ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Elizabethan Era: Diseases and medicines.

bad sanitation. This disease was transmitted through the lice that live off humans. It was a highly contagious disease that earned nicknames like "jail fever" and "ship fever" because it was most comm ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Polio

PolioPolio is a contagious disease affecting humans and some primates. Three closely related viruses cause polio. In ...

(2 pages) 50 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Influenza

Influenza, also known as flu, is a contagious disease that is caused by the influenza virus. There are many different types of this vir ... aused by the influenza virus. There are many different types of this virus. This virus is also very contagious. The effects of the virus can be minor but can grow into life threatening. Many drugs can ... tions during the 2001-2002 flu season in the Northern Hemisphere was type A and type B.Influenza is contagious infection found usually in the respiratory tract. Influenza is caused by a virus transmit ...

(6 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Anthrax The Disease

nteract anthrax effects.Anthrax also known as splenic fever, malignant pustule or woolsorter's is a contagious disease of ectodermic animals (including humans) caused by the bacterium Bacillus Anthrac ...

(3 pages) 59 2 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Paper on Suicide/Suicide Prevention

he United States.The need for suicide prevention should be quite obvious, because suicide is like a contagious disease in the United States. Suicide effects people of all different age groups, differe ...

(5 pages) 114 4 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

An essay on Smallpox.

Smallpox.Smallpox is an infectious disease. Smallpox is an acute contagious disease caused by Variola virus, it is a member of the orthopoxvirus family. It was one o ... there has been no recent accounts of it that doesn't mean that is not important. Smallpox is highly contagious as well as infectious it has no specific treatment and the only prevention is vaccination ... Incubation Period Duration:The duration of this period is 7- 17 Days at this point the virus is non-contagiousExposure to the virus is followed by an incubation period during which people don't have a ...

(3 pages) 45 2 1.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Everthing about Anthrax

teract anthrax effects."Anthrax also known as splenic fever, malignant pustule or woolsorter's is a contagious disease of ectodermic animals (including humans) caused by the bacterium Bacillus Anthrac ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Contagion

rent cultures, it can be defined a lot of different ways. As early as ancient and medieval times, a contagious disease meant that it could be spread from one person to another by simply touching them. ... urope. This spread of democracy is just like looking at a disease. Once a person is infected with a contagious disease, then the people around them will soon be infected with the same diseaseAfter per ...

(2 pages) 388 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Infectious diseases

t is transmitted from an infected animal or person to another person or animal. It is also called a contagious disease.Not all microbes can cause disease. The ones that can are called pathogens. Patho ...

(8 pages) 66 1 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What Is Mononucleosis

"žÂ« What is Mononucleosis? Mononucleosis is a contagious disease that is more often than not diagnosed in people between the ages of fifteen and t ...

(14 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Vietnam War

ead throughout all of Southeast Asia and countries beyond it. The Americans compared communism to a contagious disease. This principle was known as the domino theory. Communists scorned democracy, vio ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Love In Psychology

fter, if it was only so simple. More and more couples are starting to get divorces, somewhat like a contagious disease. Today, both men and women are able to live on their own, as they realize the dif ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers