Essays Tagged: "Disease"

AIDS

- -AIDSAcquired Deficiency Disease is a deadly disease that has claimed many lives, both young and old,across our nation and th ... ng and old,across our nation and throughout the world. Due to the lack of education concerning this disease, many myths as to how AIDS is contracted is spread. Contrary to what people believe, there a ... ng, touching toilet seats, and even that it is spread by mosquitoes. AIDS has also been labeled the disease of homosexual men. These are all false beliefs,proven through many scientific studies. Hemop ...

(3 pages) 172 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS

AIDSAIDS(Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a deadlydisease for which there is no cure. This disease was firstrecognized in the mid 1980's. The cause of ... is most commonly spread by venereal routes or exposureto contaminated blood or blood products. This disease weakensthe body's immune system, allowing other diseases to occur. Themost common treatments ... mmon anxiety is that they have to go through their lifeknowing that they are going to die from this disease, another isthe pain and suffering they know they will have to go through.The difference betw ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS:Is There a Cure? Are There Preventions?

spread is by a mother passing it to fetus inside her.(Madaras,188)AIDS is a very rapidly-spreading disease although it is only spread four ways. Ten years ago only two cases of AIDS were known. Nine ... ood cells. White blood cells usually attack a virus when it enters the body.'It is a relatively new disease. The first cases in this country were discovered in 1981.' (Madaras,185-6) Still, in all thi ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS:Is There a Cure? Are There Preventions?

spread is by a mother passing it to fetus inside her.(Madaras,188)AIDS is a very rapidly-spreading disease although it is only spread four ways. Ten years ago only two cases of AIDS were known. Nine ... ood cells. White blood cells usually attack a virus when it enters the body.'It is a relatively new disease. The first cases in this country were discovered in 1981.' (Madaras,185-6) Still, in all thi ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Abnormal Psychology: a 2100 word essay on psychological disorders and dysfunctions, atypical behaviors, psychological testing and behavioral assesment

diathesis, a disorder develops. Stress is usually the trigger. The smaller the vulnerability to the disease, the greater the amount of stress required to produce a disorder. If there is a large vulner ... ation of one's bodily sensations as abnormal, leading to the fear and belief that one has a serious disease. Its symptoms include physical symptoms which aren't linked to any specific disease, a fear ...

(8 pages) 671 1 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Alcohol and effects on the body.

ome cases and a good choice in some cases.Alcohol can affect your body in many ways. There are many diseases known that are caused by people who drink alcohol, no matter how often they do it. When a p ... poor nutrition, which will cause them to have a bad diet and become very unhealthy. There are many diseases humans can get if they drink a lot; the best known is associated with prolonged drinking is ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Alcoholism

drunk driver.Alcoholism is an epidemic in America that affects the lives of many. Alcoholism, as a disease, affects the individual, the family, and society as a whole. Families are torn apart, domest ... spects of alcoholism, a major issue at hand is whether or not alcoholism is a genetically inherited disease. Through research studies and surveys, it is evident that alcoholism is, in fact, geneticall ...

(6 pages) 63 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The advantages of using genetic engineering far outweigh the risks. Discuss.

e argument on both sides.Gene therapy is a technique for correcting defective genes responsible for disease development. Many people argue that it has some advantages to correct abnormal genes in peop ... le with life-threatening inherited illnesses, like cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that affects the lungs, digestive system, sweat glands, and male fertility. It is a genetic ...

(1 pages) 37 0 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Absenteeism and Employee Turnover

(9 pages) 289 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

difficulty • anxiety, stress, and tension Additional symptoms that may be associated with this disease: • joint stiffness • joint pain • breathing, absent temporarily Signs and tes ... n be helped by joining support groups where members share common experiences and problems. See lung disease - support group.Treatment for ARDS consists of mechanical ventilation along with fluid remov ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcholism A Disease Or Not A Disease?

ant dispute amongst the medical and psychological community as to whether alcoholism is, in fact, a disease or just a state of mind. Many of the researcher have classified alcoholism as a disease (Alc ... st a state of mind. Many of the researcher have classified alcoholism as a disease (Alcoholism as a Disease 1). Dictionary.com has defined "disease" broadly as an "involuntary choice made by the indiv ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Jul/2006

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

Abnormal psych

(2 pages) 56 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychological, and environmental factors influencing its development. As this ... nd distortions in thinking, and mostly denial.Primary is referring to the nature of alcoholism as a disease. Primary implies that alcoholism is an addiction, not a symptom of a disease state. It also ... with other conditions, therapies applied to them are ineffective until the alcoholism is dealt with.Disease means an involuntary disability. It represents the sum of abnormal state displayed by a grou ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adolescent Depression

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Adrenoleukodystrophy

s of myelin on nerve fibers within the brain. Myelin is the fatty covering on the nerve fibers. The disease causes the continued degeneration of the adrenal gland. The basic defect is that the impaire ... nzyme deficiency that prevents the breakdown of VLCFAs is not known.ALD is an allelic mutation. The disease is caused by one mutation at the locus Xq28. The mutation causes deficient activity of the l ...

(2 pages) 6 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The AIDS Epidemic

AIDS is a serious fatal disease of the immune system that is transmitted through sexual contact, blood products, or contamin ... s been first recognized in June, 5, 1981 about 25 million people have died. It is a rapidly growing disease that has spread worldwide with no absolute cure yet. Each year millions of people die and th ... d the number of people living with HIV keep rising continuously.Putting a stop for such an epidemic disease is not easy. With no cure yet AIDS can not be just omitted out of our lives. I believe there ...

(2 pages) 435 0 3.4 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The advantages of sports in school

and total fitness. On the other hand, people who lead sedentary lives do not exercise and prone to diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and coronary diseases. Thus to avoid these ‘silent kill ... ports can help us reduce weight. Obesity is dangerous as it is the ‘gateway’ to all fatal diseases. When one embarks on a 30-minute exercise program, he or she will experience weight lost. T ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Adulthood

146;s good health over the last century.Morbidity is a measure of health that refers to the rate of diseases of all kinds in a population. These statistics will demonstrate the amount of disease that ... ate the amount of disease that is present in a given population. This is beneficial because not all diseases will cause death, therefore they will not show up in the mortality rate. The production of ...

(2 pages) 20 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Examining Hippocrates and his writings on Hemorrhoids and other findings and comparing them to modern day medicine, advances and treatments.

uperstition, and the supernatural. Hippocrates compiled data and conducted experiments to show that disease was a natural process; the signs and symptoms of a disease were caused by the natural reacti ... rocess; the signs and symptoms of a disease were caused by the natural reactions of the body to the disease process; and that the chief role of the physician was to aid the natural resistance of the b ...

(89 pages) 7 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers