Essays Tagged: "diseases"

Genetic Engineering

traitsare inherited from parents and passed on to children in a cellular materialcalled genes. Some diseases can also be inherited or caused by changes inone's own genes or those of a parent. Inherita ... e DNA inthe sample may not have already completely broken down.Genetic engineering can prevent many diseases. One disease thataffects many people is diabetes. One in 10 Caucasian Americans havediabete ...

(8 pages) 334 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Assisted suicide

I going to do with the restof my life?' to 'When should I kill myself'? With painful and crippling diseases such asAIDS and cancer, and Alzheimers along with doctors such as Dr. Kavorkian, somepeople ...

(3 pages) 275 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Marajuana: effects and after affects

r for an intoxicant. Doctors prescribe it to relieve pain for people in chemotherapy, or with other diseases.During the 1960's and 1970's mainly teenagers used marijuana. In the 1970's 11% said they u ...

(2 pages) 88 1 3.7 Nov/1996

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

Ambulatory Cancer Treatments

Describes three types of outpatient cancer treatments.I.Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. If the spread of these abnormal ... be caused by some cancer 6The body has a natural ability to protect itself against diseases, including cancer. The immune system, a complex network of cells and organs that work toget ... and proteins called antibodies, which are part of the immune system, work against cancer and other diseases by creating an immune response against foreign invaders. This immune response is unique bec ...

(10 pages) 118 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Right to Choose. On euthanasia.

"the act or practice of painlessly putting to death persons suffering from incurable conditions of diseases." This "easy death" is often criticized by people whose ideas are shaped by religion, the m ...

(2 pages) 417 2 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Assisted Suicide, the Easy Way Out?

nd do so in the way that and at the time that they choose. With more and more painful and crippling diseases such as Alzheimer's, neurological diseases, and AIDS a debate is rising if there is the rig ...

(3 pages) 657 10 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Biological Warfare/Terrorism

causing agent can spread from person to person. Pastevents have demonstrated how catastrophic these diseases can be when unleashed on apopulation and are now becoming a favorite by terrorists when it ... edicting when and how such an attack might occur is notpossible? (CDC). There are so many different diseases and ways of administeringthem all that there is no direct way to prepare for these attacks ...

(10 pages) 399 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


ut do not hurt the human cells, ordinarily. The antibiotics are used to treat many various types of diseases, such as tuberculosis, syphilis, and several kinds of infections.People have been using ant ... method of extracting penicillin from the mold. This was the start of developing new drugs to treat diseases and bacteria.Over the years, numerous thousands of antibiotic material have been found in n ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.3 Mar/1997

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

Anthrax This essay is simply entitled Anthrax. It is a brief description of the bacteria Anthrax and its effects on various aspects of life.

Anthrax is one of the oldest known diseases caused by the bacteria bacillus anthracis. One theory about this disease is that anthrax wa ...

(1 pages) 176 5 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Sacks vs. Freud, Different Beliefs, Different Treatments

ing and diagnosing the person as much as he is concerned with studying them. Granted, most of these diseases at the time were virtually untreatable, but the attitude Sacks reflects is still very inter ...

(2 pages) 78 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Positive and Negative Advances in Biotechnology. Positive and Negative advances dealing with cloning,stem cell,genetic experimentation, and also "designer babys" are covered in this essay.

ngs that were only dreamed about in the past. Research has given them the ability to find cures for diseases, to allow people to live longer with new medications, and also to solve crimes that may hav ... sary.Biotechnology has proved to change the lives of many people, it has given those suffering from diseases a chance to live their life without the fear they are going to die. Eliminating a disease o ...

(5 pages) 279 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Diseases as a Reflection of the Psyche

DISEASES AS A REFLECTION OF THE PSYCHEWanting to know whether or not the human brain hasthe power to ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/1992

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Vaccine Essay

ents must take good care of their children during their early years, as they are vulnerable to many diseases due to their weak immunity. There are many diseases, infecting children, that may lead to d ... o the beginning of the mass vaccination programs (1). Thus, vaccination is directly related to many diseases, in which some are still unknown. McTaggart adds that the mumps vaccine has proved to be a ...

(3 pages) 163 2 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Multiple Sclerosis.

Multiple sclerosis is one of the most misunderstood diseases of thiscentury. Since it's discovery, there is still no known causes, no proventreat ... ter of all diagnosed will ever need a wheelchair.Multiple Sclerosis is one of the most confusing diseases that has everafflicted mankind. More and more possible treatments are found, but still ...

(4 pages) 114 0 4.2 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Let People Decide Their own Fate: Free Market Bioethics" Discusses the benefits of allowing people (not government) to make their own decisions regarding cloning and bioengineering.

nd for as long as time has been recorded. The tradition has been for people to suffer with whatever diseases are sent their way. Some opposed to biotechnology have even gone as far as to say that suff ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Eighteenth Amendment. Reason, analysis, and the cause of the Ammendment.

thout a big hassle.People considered alcohol to be very important. They felt that it prevented many diseases and could even cure them. Children were sometimes even given alcohol to drink. It was belie ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Positive Arguments for Euthanasia: Touching on ethical views and the views of terminally ill patients

e been diagnosed with a progressive degenerative disease for which there is not a known cure. These diseases include those such as Multiple Sclerosis, AIDS, Huntington's Disease, or Alzheimer's Diseas ... ia is a sin. Many faith groups such as Christian, Muslim or Jewish, believe that these degenerative diseases and incurable pains are a divinely appointed opportunity for learning and purification. To ...

(2 pages) 155 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

everyone should get check-ups regularly By david george this essay is about why everyone should get physician aided check-ups regularly and some of the psychological effects that might occur.

e should get regular doctor and dentist check-ups. The reason for this is to prevent loss of teeth, diseases, and many other things.Firstly, if you started to loose your teeth this would be a very una ... blood pressure, high cholesterol, lung disease, glaucoma, macro-degeneration, and cancer. These are diseases that cannot be let go, and if let go, could cause death, blindness, or other more severe di ...

(2 pages) 60 2 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Shylock Antisemitism

es, affections, passions; fed with/ the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject/ to the same diseases, heal'd by the same means/ warm'd and cool'd by the same winter and summer/ as a Christian ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.0 May/2002

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

The positive and negative effects of DNA profiling

genetic technology can and has been used to determine the capacity of a person to contract certain diseases, such as sickle-cell anemia, which could cause many employers to hesitate in the hiring and ... es. The knowledge derived from the project will enable physicians to detect an increasing number of diseases and predispositions for diseases.When Frank married at age 31, he decided to take out alife ...

(10 pages) 380 0 3.6 Apr/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law