Essays Tagged: "Malaria"

Current status of malaria vaccinology

CURRENT STATUS OF MALARIA VACCINOLOGYIn order to assess the current status of malaria vaccinology one must first take ... the whole of the whole disease. One must understand the disease and its enormity on a global basis.Malaria is a protozoan disease of which over 150 million cases are reported per annum. In tropical A ... In tropical Africa alone more than 1 million children under the age of fourteen die each year from Malaria. From these figures it is easy to see that eradication of this disease is of the utmost impo ...

(9 pages) 70 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hemp

ancient drug, first mentioned in a Chinese manuscript in 2700 BC. Its uses included treating gout, malaria, gas pains, and absent-mindedness. Hemp was an integral part of early Indo-European religiou ...

(9 pages) 91 0 4.3 May/1996

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

Malaria

Malaria is a parasitic disease characterized by fever, chills, and anemia. Malaria is caused by a pa ... s burst. Sequential chills, fever, and sweating headache, nausea and vomiting, muscle pain, anemia. Malaria can also be transmitted congenitally, meaning from a mother to her unborn baby, and by blood ... y of the red blood cells to provide adequate oxygen supplies to body tissues. These are Symptoms of Malaria.The disease is a major health problem in much of the tropics and subtropics. Mosquitoes prod ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

This essay is about the pro's and con's of having damns

ple that live downstream from the dam are at risk for diseases that may grow around reservoirs like malaria, schistosmasis and leishmaniasis. Dams also damage fisheries and contaminate water supplies. ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Persuasive essay on the merits of DDT.

Malaria or DDT: Which is the lesser evil?What would you expect to be some of the leading causes of d ... rest countries of the world? Heart disease? Malnourishment? AIDS? Here's one you may not have said: Malaria. Every year, as many as 2.7 million people die as a result of malaria, a disease contracted ... cross the world.If the ban on DDT were to be lifted, not only would millions of lives be saved from malaria, but from cancer as well. If DDT were sprayed on crops, crop production would increase and c ...

(2 pages) 152 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Germ mutation and innaproiat antibiotic use.

evolutionary changes unparalleled in recorded biological history." (Levy) Tuberculosis, gonorrhea, malaria and childhood ear infections are just a few of the diseases that have become more difficult ...

(7 pages) 107 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mosquitoes.

ave diseases that could be caught from the mosquito: West Nile, encephalitis, yellow fever, dengue, malaria, etc. Despite an occasional case of malaria and yellow fever in non-tropical locations like ... across parts of the United States, most people in temperate climates view mosquitoes as a nuisance.MalariaThe Disease ItselfMalaria is one of the world's most serious infectious diseases. Malaria is ...

(11 pages) 86 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What is sickle cell anemia.

e life. She has four beautiful children in her lifetime. Her first child of eight years old catches malaria; he sweats in his sleep every night, experiences the chills, is plagued with the fever, and ... last two children live long and healthy lives. Over time Mother Nature has found a side door around malaria, but she has unleashed death with his sickle, causing people's red blood cells not to functi ...

(6 pages) 78 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Analytical Argument - "Golden Rice" and genetically engineered food

m to deteriorate, making those lacking in the nutrient especially susceptible to infections such as malaria and measles as well as minor illnesses. Pregnant women who have vitamin A deficiencies are m ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Biology career research on immunology

bout, is immunology.Firstly, why have I chosen immunology? What do a new generation vaccine against malaria, and an immunotherapy for cancer, have in common? Or trying to understand why transplanted o ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Diseases In 19th Century America

ed by such diseases as yellow fever, cholera, tuberculosis (TB), influenza, measles, scarlet fever, malaria, and diphtheria.The average American city during the 19th century was a breeding ground for ... 70.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 1800's. Influ ...

(4 pages) 106 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

JFK John Fitzgerald Kennedy

they found an island, there he looked for help and found it. When they got back, he was treated for malaria. He received two medals; one was a Purple Heart and a Marines Corps for saving his crewmembe ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Historical Development of our understanding of the cause and prevention of Malaria.

Deadly fevers which could be linked to Malaria have been recorded since the beginning of history (between 6000 and 5500 B.C.) although it i ... n recorded since the beginning of history (between 6000 and 5500 B.C.) although it is believed that Malaria started having a major impact on the survival of humans since the start of agriculture about ... nce the start of agriculture about 10000 years ago.Approximately 2500 years ago Hypocrites wrote of Malaria and divided the fever into different types: Quotidian (daily), Tertian (alternate days) and ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Panama canal and effects on america

ttempt and failed. Workers had to deal with mosquito infestation, terrible mud slides, and also the malaria virus. In 1878 Ferdinand de Lesseps, the French engineer who built the Suez canal beg ... l beside the actual construction was keeping the site clean and taking care of the Yellow Fever and Malaria. Recent medical discoveries from Havana, Cuba showed American doctors that Malaria was actua ...

(4 pages) 54 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compare the importance of at least 3 factors which affected the lives of the civilian populations during WWI.

ches were getting various diseases from the bad water, dead bodies and barbed wire. These diseases (Malaria, Cholera, Tetanus), were spread into the cities and affecting the civilians, making them los ... the ground; after a while the corpses rotted and the odour attracted mosquitoes which then carried malaria stings stung the civilians, killing massive amount of people. The medication at that time wa ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Letter about life in early colonies.

e isn't the very best. Jamestown was established in a marshy area that happened to be infested with malaria-bearing mosquitoes. Almost half of the original colonists who died in the first two years di ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Explain if the League's actions in Corfu and Bulgaria diminished or improved the League's reputation.

3 million refugees, freed 200,000 slaves, and practically eradicated diseases such as smallpox and malaria in Europe. They also prevented disputes between Finland and Sweden, Yugoslavia and Albania, ...

(5 pages) 702 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Did the actions in Corfu & Bulgaria add or diminish the League of Nations' reputation up to 1925 and beyond?

different ways in the beginning of 1920s. Since after from the damage of WWI sewages were damaged, malaria and many other diseases were one of the great problems in Europe at this period of time. The ... s in Europe at this period of time. The League of Nations investigated in fighting diseases such as malaria and typhus. They also shut down 3 big Swiss pharmaceutical firms that sold drugs. In additio ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Massachussetes Bay Colony and Jamestown.

Jamestown there was disease and continuing attacks which took a tremendous toll on the population. Malaria was one of the biggest diseases that killed people. Only sixteen out of the original two hun ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

DDT: Should DDT be banned?

mical was know for doing wonders, it was first used to protect military areas and personnel against malaria, typhus, and other vector-borne diseases. Many would say that Rachel Carson sparked the cont ... (DDT) should not be been banned in every country; DDT has helped countries control diseases such as malaria and typhus where it is needed the most.DDT helps control the disease malaria in South Africa ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science