Essays Tagged: "Hemophilia"

Prenatel Dianosis: Heredity Disorders, Other Biochemical Diseases, and Disfiguring Birth Defects

ed diseases are individual rare and some are named afterphysicians who described them, for example, Hemophilia A and B, Duchenne musculardystrophy, fragile-X syndrome, Fabry disease, Hunter syndrome, ... irtually all females will be affected, and the parents could selective elect to haveunaffected boys.Hemophilia A and Duchenne muscular dystrophy are two of the most commonsex-linked diseases that are ...

(8 pages) 114 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The true coldwar. Refers to The Bubonic Plague, known as the black death

was smallpox. Napoleon's Grand Army was defeated by theRussians, and typhus. Queen Victoria spread hemophilia to her heirs,leading to the illness of the only son of Czar Nicholas, and the fall ofmona ...

(9 pages) 144 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Gender related diseases

e from a social inconvenience, to a fatal ailment. In sex linked diseases, like Muscular Dystrophy, hemophilia and color blindness, only males are affected. When a man infected with a sex linked disea ... e muscle cells that can not produce a protein called dystrophin" (Science News 380). In patients of hemophilia, there is a deficiency of a protein needed for blood clotting, causing this hereditary bl ...

(12 pages) 98 0 5.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Biotechnology

icine, Biotechnology has been a blessing, healing people whosuffer from a sex-linked trait known as Hemophilia. Hemophilia is a conditionwhere the person may die of blood loss when cut or wounded. Thi ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.5 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Study notes naming various genetically inherited diseases.

: Cleft lip and cleft palate, clubfoot, cystic fibrosis, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, galactosemia, hemophilia, Hurler's syndrome, Marfan's syndrome, phenylketonuria, sickle cell disease, Thalassemia, ...

(1 pages) 66 2 2.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

This essay is a biography about Alexie Romanov who was the last tzar of russia.

after his birth. It was discovered by the family's physician, Dr. Botkin that Alexei suffered from Hemophilia. This incurable disease stops the blood from properly clotting.Because of his disease, pr ...

(1 pages) 25 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Huntington's Disease

HD or are "at risk" of inheriting the disease from an affected parent. HD affects as many people as Hemophilia, Cystic Fibrosis or muscular dystrophy. Early symptoms of Huntington's Disease may affect ...

(1 pages) 60 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gregory Rasputin Biography

ell known for healing but his fame roused when he was asked by the Royal Family to heal Alexei from hemophilia. He later became Tzarevich's personal advisor and was responsible for Russia's economic d ... utin was wandering around one day, he was asked by Royal Family member, Tzarevich, to heal Alexei's hemophilia. Rasputin was the final option and he was hired by the Royal Family because of his reputa ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Medical And Dental Considerations When Dental Hygienists Are Treating Hemophiliac Clients

Medical and Dental Considerations When Dental Hygienists are Treating Hemophiliac Clients Medical and Dental Considerations When Dental Hygienists are Treating Hemophilia ... iliac Clients There are oral health issues that can arise when dental hygienists treat clients with hemophilia. People with hemophilia are missing some important proteins that help the blood to clot ( ... ome important proteins that help the blood to clot (Carson-DeWitt 1). Dental hygienists can provide hemophiliac clients better care by: teaching them proper oral care, consulting with their doctors be ...

(2 pages) 786 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Von Willebrands

the blood (World Encyclopedia, Vol. 20). Usually, Von Willebrands effects both sexes unlike hemophilia. This disease occurs nation-wide but mostly in Scandinavian countries (World Encyclopedia ...

(1 pages) 443 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Hemophilia

Hemophilia is a sex-linked hereditary blood coagulation disorder. The blood's inability to clot resu ... ack of blood proteins, called factors, which participate in blood clotting.There are three types of hemophilia; hemophilia A, B and C. Hemophilia A is the most common form of the disease and is found ... a A, B and C. Hemophilia A is the most common form of the disease and is found in 80 percent of all hemophiliacs. It is caused by a lack of factor VIII. The second most common form is hemophilia B, wh ...

(3 pages) 13 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Rasputin "A manifestation rather than a cause."

the throne and next Tsar. The only problem was that Alexis was born with the recessive disorder of hemophilia. Hemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder, in which the blood does not clot properly (What ... was in no way the cause of the strife Russia had been seeing, even before Rasputin's birth."What is Hemophilia." Diseases and Conditions Index. March 2006. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. 8 May 2007.

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hemophilia

Hemophilia is a rare genetic bleeding disorder in which the blood does not clot normally. Persons wi ... equential steps, each requiring a specific plasma protein or factor normally found in the blood. In hemophilia, one of the factors required for the clotting sequence is deficient or absent. Therefore, ... ne of the factors required for the clotting sequence is deficient or absent. Therefore, people with hemophilia will bleed for a longer time compared to others. Hemophilia is the oldest known hereditar ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Liberal studies

and dehabilitating diseases: Huntington's chorea, sickle-cell anemia, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, hemophilia and some "2,800 [other] specific conditions are known to be caused by defects (mutations) ...

(5 pages) 454 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hemophilia manitoba

Hemophilia Manitoba Hemophilia Manitoba, or hemophilia, is a sex-linked genetic disorder that is eff ... inked genetic disorder that is effecting about 20,000 Americans, most of which males. A person with hemophilia either has an inactive or inadequate supply of one of several blood factors needed for bl ... tive or inadequate supply of one of several blood factors needed for blood to clot. Because of this hemophilia can be mild, moderate, or severe. Severe hemophiliacs are at risk for bleeding during sur ...

(4 pages) 427 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Romanov Family

over Alexandra because he could heal the Alexei, who suffered from what they believed was a form of hemophilia. Alexandra began to trust his opinion on pretty much all issues, to the point where he wa ... i Nikolaievich, Sovereign Heir of Russia.? It was at first thought that he was not Alexei because a hemophiliac could not have survived being shot, but DNA testing of Heino?s disease and Alexei?s were ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hemophilia

Hemophilia Severe bleeding. That's what happens when a person has Hemophilia. "More than 25,000 peop ... hat's what happens when a person has Hemophilia. "More than 25,000 people in the United States have Hemophilia" (Description of Hemophilia 1). "Hemophilia is an inherited deficiency of a blood-clottin ... an inherited deficiency of a blood-clotting factor that results in episodes of dangerous bleeding" (Hemophilia 1). As you read through this essay, you will learn more about the disease. Some character ...

(3 pages) 13 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Rasputin

prayers when he claimed he could cure the disease of her one-year-old son Alexis, who suffered from hemophilia. Alexis was the heir to the throne. Rasputin could do what the best doctors could not do, ...

(5 pages) 1655 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hemophilia

Hemophilia, also called the “bleeder's disease”, is a disease in which blood does not clot ... der. The lack of the X chromosome causes a lower level of protein needed for normal blood clotting. Hemophilia is a inherited disorder which major signs and symptoms are bleeding and bruising. If not ... had a daughter named Alexandria. Had she accepted the offer of marriage from Prince Eddy or George, hemophilia would have been reintroduced into the British royal family. But Princess Alexandra marrie ...

(3 pages) 491 1 3.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is Gene Therapy?

vealed that almost all diseases have a genetic component. In some cases, such as cystic fibrosis or hemophilia, mutations in a single gene result in a disease (TGC, 2005). This new technique has only ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine