Essays Tagged: "disease transmission"

Needle exchange: An effective strategy to prevent disease transmission without increasing drug usage.

NEEDLE EXCHANGE: AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGYNeedle exchange: An effective strategy to prevent disease transmission without increasing drug usageEarl DriscollCommunity College of Philadelph ... ff member of a needle exchange program [NEP].Needle exchange: An effective strategy to prevent disease transmission without increasing drug usageIntroductionNeedle exchange is a strategy to ...

(16 pages) 103 0 3.7 May/2005

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

The European drive to explore during the fourteenth and fifteenth century

Missionaries were the main deliverers of European culture and religion and the principal sources of disease transmission. They helped spread disease to natives who had not previously been exposed. Whe ... ad disease to natives who had not previously been exposed. When a population is infected with a new disease the disease tends to run rampant within that population. Diseases, such as smallpox and tube ...

(2 pages) 21 0 2.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Does Cerumen have a risk for transmission of diseases?(HIV, VHF or hepatitis B)

)On the other hand, I could find only very few articles that discuss the role that ear wax plays in disease transmission or as a portal of exist for pathogens. I started with an article by Kemp & ... contaminant. CDC lists Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever(VHF) as infectious diseases by bloodborne pathogens (ref 5).On the topic of cerumen itself transmitting bloodborne viru ...

(2 pages) 4035 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

BIOLOGY EQUINE INFLUENZA

Equine Influenza also known as EI or horse flu, is a viral disease found in horses (or other members of the equine species) that is highly contagious and effec ... that is highly contagious and effects the respiratory system and increases the risk of respiratory disease.EI is a new disease to Australia and could have major consequences if it were to have spread ... ould have major consequences if it were to have spread. As Australia had never been exposed to this disease all horses were highly susceptible as they had not built up an immune defence against this s ...

(5 pages) 453 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Chagas Heart Disease

and other mysterious, undiagnosed illnesses. Having been previously successful at reducing malarial disease transmission in the Santos shipping industry four years earlier, Carlos Chagas was appointed ... ndustry four years earlier, Carlos Chagas was appointed the challenge of alleviating the infectious disease burden being faced in the Brazilian interior. Upon relocating to the undeveloped, rural area ...

(6 pages) 621 0 1.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology