Essays Tagged: "medical conditions"

Legalization of Marijuana

refore increase our countries revenue and lessen crime, and will also be useful in treating certain medical conditions.Marijuana, also known as pot, weed, bud, herb, ghanja, grass, wacky tabacci, funk ... e?Another argument as to why marijuana and other illicit substances should be legalized, is because medical professionals have found several applications for the hemp plant. Until 1937, marijuana was ...

(5 pages) 245 0 4.5 Oct/1996

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

The Use of Animals in Medical Research.

h easing the burden of chronic diseases and ensuring humans a safe food supply. Using animals in biomedical research is necessary.Laboratory animals can play an important role as biological models for ... e functions in humans, and as disease models for understanding the mechanisms of human diseases and medical conditions. Animal models can help make clear many aspects of a disease or medical condition ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Medical marijuana

ijuana has been used by people for thousands of years to provide relief from many different serious medical problems. There are many doctors who currently support the effectiveness of using marijuana ... re many doctors who currently support the effectiveness of using marijuana as treatment for various medical conditions. The many people who are suffering from cancer, multiple sclerosis, and AIDS have ...

(10 pages) 229 1 3.7 Mar/2004

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

Anxiety Disorder

p from several factors, including brain chemistry, genetics, family dynamics, traumatic events, and medical conditions. There have been a number of studies done using MRIs which have detected abnormal ... s or visual images, which can affect a person's daily life.Lastly, would be the correlation between medical conditions and anxiety disorders. While no actual cause has been established, anxiety seem t ...

(6 pages) 404 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Should Marijuana be legalized for Medicinal Purposes?

There are many doctors who support the effectiveness of the use of marijuana as treatment for many medical conditions. People who oppose the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes would cla ... ates back to the 1800s. An article by Lester Grinspoon and James Bakalar in the Journal of American Medical Association states that "between 1840 and 1900, European and American medical journals publi ...

(4 pages) 128 2 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Human Papilloma Virus Symptoms Treatments Who's at risk?

ion of a larger threat. Some forms of the virus can lead to larger problems for people with certain medical conditions.What is HPV? What are some of the causes? What major concerns might individuals w ... uctive life? What are the risk factors? These are all typical questions one might ask regarding any medical concern; medical experts spend their lives seeking answers to every type of health problem o ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Late-life depression

gnosing late-life depression can be a complex task, as many factors implicate analysis. Preexisting medical conditions, adverse drug effects and drug-drug interactions may complicate antidepressant in ... e Depression: Psychological and PsychosocialTreatment Interventions.Late-life depression is a major medical, social and economic concern for the elderly population (Pollock, 1999). Currently, antidepr ...

(12 pages) 214 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Is abortion really morally wrong?

that point a woman can not electively choose to abort unless there are serious and life threatening medical conditions affecting the mother or child. On the other hand, I do not agree with live aborti ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

with multiple system problems stemming from his NHL. This paper will focus on the main cause of his medical conditions which is his Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The use of chemotherapy has complicated his ... t/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_1X_What_Is_Non_Hodgkins_Ly phoma_32.asp?sitearea=Lemone, L., Burke, K (2003). Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care, 3rdEdition Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prent ...

(10 pages) 38 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Pygmalion Effect: "Yellow Wallpaper" v. "Pygmalion"

Gilman), is a women in a state of post depression. This story is written back in 1890 where women's medical conditions that would be classified as depression could only be diagnosed as a "nervous cond ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Cryopreservation should be a considered as an alternative medical process, for future reproduction of children, for men faced with life altering medical condi ... with unexpected life changes causing them to wonder if they will be able to begin a family. Several medical reasons such as vasectomy, treatment of malignant diseases, low concentration or poor sperm ... or deployments due to their jobs contribute to this process becoming increasingly successful. These medical conditions cause them unnecessary stress and anxiety about their future legacy, that can be ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Effects of Steroids on the Human Body

ed to aid muscle growth and athletic performance. They are used legally by doctors to treat certain medical conditions, despite the fact that there are known harmful effects. It is estimated that more ...

(1 pages) 637 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Abnormal psych

s that play a role in the development of Axes I and Axes II disorders. Axes III focuses on relevant medical conditions that a patient is suffering from. Axes IV concentrates on special psychological o ...

(2 pages) 56 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Marketing Plan for a Nursing Intervention

services for the same kinds of illnesses as other people. They are also more likely to have certain medical conditions, such as epilepsy or psychiatric disorders.Psychiatric disorders are more prevale ... n with Hamish Hamilton LtdHolmes J (1994) "Psychotherapy - a luxury the NHS cannot afford?" British Medical Journal 309 1070-71Iles & Sutherland (2001) "managing change in the NHS, organisational ...

(27 pages) 360 1 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Heart Palpitations

the heart begins to work harder and pump faster. Exercising, illness, anxiety, stimulants, and some medical conditions are generally the cause of most palpitations. Any substance containing caffeine, ... s and shortness of breath also accompany these symptoms.Key to the diagnosis of this disease is the medical history of the patient. Occurrence of the palpitations, other symptoms, how long they lasted ...

(2 pages) 949 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Genetics and Progeria: The Disease of Premature Aging

ows what genetics are and how we study it. The study of genes and DNA help us traverse the world of medical mystery. In the study of genes and the function is the study of disorders or rather anomalie ... gene make-ups of various individuals that caused malfunctions, or disorders. Genetic disorders are medical conditions caused by mutations in a gene or a set of genes. Mutations are changes in the DNA ...

(6 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Importance of Legalizing Marijuana

It is important to legalize marijuana because it has been proven beneficial for medical and therapeutic use. "…the study team found that substantial consensus among experts& ... am found that substantial consensus among experts…on the scientific evidence about potential medical uses of marijuana." (1999, Institute of Medicine) Studies yield results contradicting previo ... ven poison, is sold to anyone over the age of 21. This drug has been found to offer aid in numerous medical conditions and like any drug which benefits humankind, marijuana should be made available fo ...

(5 pages) 70 2 4.5 Oct/2007

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

Stem Cell Research

orm into the dazzling array of specialized cells that make us what we are. Some of the most serious medical conditions, such as cancer and birth defects, are due to problems that occur somewhere in th ... normal cell development will allow us to understand and perhaps correct the errors that cause these medical conditions.Embryonic stem cell research is a major controversial issue that is, in fact, "on ...

(2 pages) 33 1 3.6 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Three Indicators

r housing is vital to a person’s existence. Without a shelter a persona can deteriorate due to medical conditions. A person cannot live without shelter but can live without a phone.Capacity Utili ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How to prevent obesity and other facts regarding obesity. We were supposed to write a 4 page paper. Solutions to being obese.

hey eat so the body stores it as fat.As I said earlier, being overweight can lead to many different medical conditions. Some diseased attributed to obesity are diabetes, high blood pressure, heart dis ...

(5 pages) 54 1 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology