Essays Tagged: "Measles"

Black Death and the devestation it caused. A look at the effects it had on the political, economical and social structures of medieval Europe

There have been many diseases reported historically such as small pox, measles and typhoid but none were as horrendous as Black death. In order to understand the devastati ...

(7 pages) 262 1 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Canine Distemper - What it is, virus, symptoms, prevention & treatment, and the 1994 african serengeti park lion epidemic.

brushes, and utensils. Canine Distemper is a morbillivirus, a group of viruses which also includes Measles, Rinderpest and Seal Distemper, called phocine distemper virus. The virus does not survive l ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The MMR debate: A review of the Primary Evidence.

ContentsAbstract Page 3Autism Pages 4-7The Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine Pages 8-10Evidence Supporting the Link Between MMR and Autis ... ld and colleagues, who postulated an association between autism and childhood immunisation with the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.The passing years have seen a number of media campaigns ini ... , and to once again restore faith in the MMR vaccine.This paper sets out the facts about autism and measles, mumps and rubella and goes on to critically review the primary evidence surrounding the 'MM ...

(26 pages) 342 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Young President": An essay on the life and times of JFK (includes works cited)

John) had many illnesses including scarlet fever, which almost killed him at age 4, whooping cough, measles and chicken pox, asthma, and diphtheria (Kent 14). These illnesses combined caused a lot of ...

(7 pages) 120 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Diseases and the Immune System.

igns, which allow doctors to make a diagnosis and treat the illness.Diseases include such things as measles, mumps, chicken pox, cholera, dysentery, hepatitis A and poliomyelitis. Many of these diseas ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


Health Organization (WHO), May 1970, pays tribute to him by stating: "His writings on smallpox and measles show originality and accuracy, and his essay on infectious diseases was the first scientific ... and anxiety; (with this difference that the inquietude, nausea and anxiety are more frequent in the measles than in the smallpox; while on the other hand, the pain in the back is more peculiar to the ...

(9 pages) 37 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

President John F. Kennedy and the sickness and pain he endured during his time in office.

ine, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917.John suffered the normal childhood diseases like whooping cough, measles, and chicken pox. Trouble started just before his third birthday, when he contracted a case ...

(11 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analytical Argument - "Golden Rice" and genetically engineered food

rate, 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 more likely t ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

This essay discusses why technological exploration is more important than the exploration of the 1500s.

fective treatments for disease. These include, radiation for cancer and shots for the prevention of measles, chicken pox, and many other illnesses. Also there are thousands of pain relievers available ...

(1 pages) 31 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

MMR Vaccine or Poison.

her the MMR vaccine. This is the safest way for you to protect your children against the dangers of measles, mumps and rubella." quotes Dr H Campbell, Chief Medical Offer - Northern Ireland (2002).On ... eet for brain surgery. Samples of his brain tissue where analysed, the results showed traces of the Measles virus "consistent" with the vaccine rather than the "wild" strain. Tissue also from the same ...

(4 pages) 56 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Internationalism vs Nationalism: Case Studies

"Nationalism is an infantile disease, the measles of mankind." [Albert Einstein] Nationalism, to a far extent, can eat away and setback mankin ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Native American Culture, working with Native American alcoholics. This is really typed up notes but in essay form, perfect for a social work major or someone studying this population.

ve up without a fight, Europeans found other ways to deprive them of it. Diseases such as smallpox, measles and cholera were deliberate acts of germ warfare, and along with war, imprisonment, malnutri ...

(4 pages) 113 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How Human Behaviour May Influence Health And Disease

e 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 (sexually transmitted ... r threw lifestyle:ImpetigoAlcohol AbuseGonorrhoeaDrug AbuseSyphilisFood PoisoningInfluenzaChickenpoxMeaslesPolioDietHerpesTuberculosisHeart DiseaseHIV/AIDSColdsCholeraChlamydiaLung CancerCold SoresIll ...

(8 pages) 177 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Negative Impact

ith British North America, they brought with them different types of diseases, such as smallpox and measles, that the settlers (Canadians and Natives) had never been exposed to before. This had a neg ...

(4 pages) 37 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Diseases In 19th Century America

ajor 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 century wa ...

(4 pages) 106 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jupitor and waht it look like

e, and color, sometimes dramatically. At first glance, Jupiter looks like it has a mild case of the measles. Five spots - one colored white, one blue, and three black - are scattered across the upper ...

(1 pages) 27 1 1.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Animal Research: A Life-Saving Technique

any advances in medical science have come from animal research. These include: vaccine that prevent measles, mumps, polio, and hepatitis; prevention of cancer; antibiotics; organ transplants; heart su ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Medevil Time

's Effects on Medieval SocietyThere have been many diseases reported historically such as smallpox, measles and typhoid but none were as horrendous as the Black Death. In order to understand the devas ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

English Impact on Indians

tive Americans helped greatly with their hunting. Some negative impacts are diseases like smallpox, measles, and bubonic plague. Another negative impact was slave labor. The diseases wiped out 90% of ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

HIV: Vaccine Resistance

oss species transmission. Due to the origin and nature of HIV, finding a vaccine is quite difficult.Measles, influenza A, Ebola, HIV, SARS, dengue, and many others viruses have made the jump from a di ...

(6 pages) 63 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology