Essays Tagged: "Influenza"

Reye Syndrome

ome, is known to follow any viral infection. Two of the most common viral infections it precedes is influenza, "the flu", and chicken pox. A now-familiar warning on bottles of aspirin, most notably Ty ... eeks to three months. When a patient has contracted Reye's syndrome after having the chicken pox or influenza, as opposed to a common cold or other viral infection, the recovery period is substantiall ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Affluenza"- the disease of spending money.

"KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES"Affluenza, the conflation of the words affluent and influenza, is the problem of over-consumption and its effects on society and the environment. Some e ...

(3 pages) 87 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Biography and Critical Analysis of Lewis Carrol and his work "Alice in Wonderland".

ecome a priest, however, he avoided these orders and became a mathematics professor at Oxford until influenza caused death. Alice in Wonder is the work Dodgson, recognized by his pseudonym Lewis Carro ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay explain why there was not overpopulation in early ages

world in all areas. It seemed that when population became over crowded an epidemic disease such as influenza, small pox and plague would break out. Above all there were not enough knowledge and facil ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How Human Behaviour May Influence Health And Disease

sible to pass the pathogen from one individual to another. Such infectious diseases include: colds, influenza, T.B, measles and cholera.To be included under the term infectious disease are STDs (sexua ... on to one another or threw lifestyle:ImpetigoAlcohol AbuseGonorrhoeaDrug AbuseSyphilisFood PoisoningInfluenzaChickenpoxMeaslesPolioDietHerpesTuberculosisHeart DiseaseHIV/AIDSColdsCholeraChlamydiaLung ...

(8 pages) 177 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


But recently the prevention of respiratory viral nosocomial infections (such as RSV, rhinovirus and influenza) have become the focus of many discussions. So in what ways can we reduce the frequency of ... y discharges. And viral shedding may persist for several weeks after symptoms are no longer present.Influenza type A or B viruses cause epidemics of disease almost every winter. And is a very substant ...

(3 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

< How have sociologists attempted to explain different patterns of health and illness for different groups of people across the globe >

hich is as important as having a balanced diet.A century ago, in Europe there were diseases such as influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis which remained popular reasons of death in low-income countrie ...

(6 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Diseases In 19th Century America

le class. Major epidemics were caused by such diseases as yellow fever, cholera, tuberculosis (TB), influenza, measles, scarlet fever, malaria, and diphtheria.The average American city during the 19th ... rom 1840-1870.Which diseases affected 19th century populations the most? Cholera, yellow fever, and influenza, malaria, TB, and smallpox had the most major epidemics in the United States during the 18 ...

(4 pages) 106 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Diseases during 18th century Britain

760 and 1870, due to their poor living conditions and poor hygiene. These diseases included Typhus, Influenza, Pneumonia and Tuberculosis. One particularly bad disease amongst the British was Cholera. ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


Influenza, also known as "the flu," is a virus that infects the respiratory tract. Although Influenz ... t the worst for viral infections of the respiratory tract. Typically, when someone is infected with influenza they experience fever (usually 100° to 103°F in adults, but even higher in childre ... n rare cases with young children. One other note: The term "Stomach flu" isn't really caused by the influenza virus.The average recovery time from the flu is about 1-2 weeks, although some patients do ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Metodi in psicologia

iminare le influenze di variabili diverse (variabili confondenti e asistematiche ) da quelle la cui influenza reciproca viene studiata.In psicologia è importante anche il concetto di misurazion ... i di lavoro e modelli teorici che poi possono venire sottoposti ad esperimenti scientifici.Rischio: influenza dello psicologo sul soggetto (dirigere l'attenzione dei soggetti su aspetti del fenomeno c ...

(13 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


g bacteria and at an alarming rate. He discovered Penicillin accidentally in 1928 while researching influenza. He experimented on a patient that was very ill and was close to dying. They gave him peni ...

(1 pages) 33 2 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ly have a job, she does everything and at any time she wants. _________ loves to help children with influenza's, colds, diseases, and viruses she overall loves to help people. She is a part time pedia ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Teenage Suicide

ts have died of suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia and influenza, and chronic lung disease COMBINED" says the Jason foundation. That is amazing! What is ha ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Prevention is Better than Cure

t is very true that prevention is better than cure. When we speak of illnesses, the common cold and influenza, or flu, comes to mind immediately. These two illnesses can be prevented although many peo ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Cannery Row

arty turns out to be a complete disaster, after Cannery Row goes through a period of depression and influenza the people of the Row begin to feel better and happier. Mack and the boys throw a very suc ...

(3 pages) 419 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


sailors come down with a blusish face and purple blisters. In six days eighty-five thousand case of influenza are recorded and in two months six-hundred thousand are dead. An unseen strand of the flu ... ease has killed as many as twenty-one point six-four million in such a short period of time. Influenza hit America by storm and blew people out of the water. It is unknown where it originated, ...

(1 pages) 386 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A creative essay dealing with the many faces of tragedy throughout wars, illness and natural disaster.

gasses from the 2nd World War such as mustard gas, or an epidemic such as the post-World War 1 1981 Influenza. Either way, everyone has experienced the tragic effects of illness at some point in their ...

(2 pages) 21 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Aids 3

d one of the worst epidemics in its history. With 500,000 dead in a matter of 6 months, the Spanish influenza left its mark. With approximately 11.7 million dead worldwide, Acquired Immune Deficiency ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Arthur Miller: All My Sons

ether. Joe said that he would take responsibility for this, but could not come in to work as he had influenza. Several weeks later twenty-one aeroplanes crashed on the same day, killing many American ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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