Essays Tagged: "medical science"


d to be true - and it is. But we're tempted to try the product in spite of all we know about modern medicalscience - or perhaps because of it. After all, many treatments we take for granted today were ... act, the vast majority aren't .So just what is quackery? Simply put, quackery is the promotion of a medical remedy that doesn't work or hasn't been proven to work. In modern times, quackery is known a ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Gene Therapy

tages and disadvantages are unknown. However, it is presumed that this will be the next frontier in medical science.Gene therapy works in three different ways. The basic idea is that new genes will so ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


hen and where it did? How has it spread among members of particular groups?What does the history of medical science and public health in this century suggest about our ability to control the epidemic ... cted to the CD4 molecule, they can not be affected by the AIDS virus.Haunts of HIVContrary to early medical ideas, HIV does not attack lymphocytes only; it infects all cells having the CD4 molecule on ...

(11 pages) 156 2 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcoholism and Alcohol Dependence.

cannot control their drinking even when it becomes the underlying cause of serious harm, including medical disorders, marital difficulties, job loss, or automobile crashes. Medical science has yet to ... owing periods of abstinence.Long ago alcohol consumption was used socially, or in some cultures for medical purposes. Nowadays alcoholism is one of the leading causes of death among humanism. Unfortun ...

(13 pages) 252 0 4.2 Apr/2003

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

To Clone Or Not To Clone .

ng place with human cloning at this very moment. If you don't act fast this crowning achievement of medical science could be lost forever. This procedure will be both a contribution to science and a b ... efits to our species and should be legal.The cloning of humans could be the greatest achievement of medical science; it could lead the way to the solution to some of humanity's greatest problems. Ever ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

In general, people are living longer now. Discuss the causes of this phenomenon. Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay.

bility to increase his knowledge and consequently find more and more. Developing new instruments is medical science is one the most important things that helps people to have a better opportunity for ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Organ Transplants: Transplants patients could be in risk by disease or virus

anging our world every time something called a "miracle" happens. It has brought drastic changes in medical science. A person gets new hope in their life and they find a little bit more time to surviv ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Looking for a Better Death

, assisted suicide, moral, physician assisted suicide,Looking for a Better DeathIn the last century medical science has made dramatic progress improving the quality of health care and becoming capable ... g to Penney Lewis, "a model statute has been drafted by a group of law professors, philosophers and medical professionals" (45). However, research proves that the widespread adoption of euthanasia or ...

(9 pages) 196 3 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


gg cells fertile, then implanted. Cloning will soon be used for cloning organs, which will help the medical science a great deal. When a survey was made about cloning organs people agreed with it but ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Animal-Human Hybrids

ral boundaries of genetic engineering and fuse together animal-human-hybrids.At the Shanghai Second Medical University in China embryos were formed using human cells fused with rabbit eggs. The embryo ... used to grow almost any bodily tissue and offers great scientific potential for the development of medical science as a whole.A unique issue has arisen with the creation of these new creatures... Tha ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Animal Research: A Life-Saving Technique

d viruses that would have been prevented or treated had there been animal research.Many advances in medical science have come from animal research. These include: vaccine that prevent measles, mumps, ... n and Distress in Research Animals" for Medical Progress. "Animal Welfare Regulation: An Overview" ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The Psychology of Eating Disorders"

IntroductionCurrently one of the most highly sought after avenues of the contemporary world of medical science, psychology is under so much demand for rather simple reasons. One of the more evide ... nal Eating Disorders Information Centre, 1992). This brings to light the stances that, according to medical standards, a prevalence of models are anorexic.Bibliography1. Vredevelt, P. & Whitman, J ...

(7 pages) 239 0 4.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alcoholism Is One Of The Concerns In United States.

e to drink alcohol, and become who they are.Some of the factors contributing to alcohol use include medical disorders, marital difficulties, job loss, or automobile crashes. Medical science has yet to ... ments is prevalence. Other methods to treat alcohol dependency vary, depending upon an individual's medical and personal needs. Some heavy drinkers who recognize their problem appear to recover on the ...

(2 pages) 37 3 3.9 Nov/2005

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

Experimental animal testing.

been grossly overrated. Although researchers claim that they depend on animal test data to achieve medical advances, we should demand other means of research and there should be laws assuring a minim ... nimal protection because testing on animals is cruel, inhumane, and often unnecessary. The American Medical Association has stated that it believes that research-involving animals is essential to main ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Human Population history, effects and theories

ooting past the billion mark for the first time in history. This was due to leaps in fields such as medical science, engineering, agriculture, industry, technology, etc. All these factors combined hel ...

(9 pages) 184 1 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

A History of Black Death and its Effects on Western Europe

hich in these days would be regarded as adequate evidence.In this atmosphere of theological thought medical science was at once checked. The School of Alexandria, under the influence first of Jews and ... certained truth in medicine, begun by Hippocrates and continued by Herophilus, seemed lost forever. Medical science, trying to advance, was like a ship becalmed in the Sargasso Sea: both the atmospher ...

(7 pages) 79 0 4.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stem cell research

The Government and Stem Cell ResearchMedical research has brought great improvements to the world. Stem cell research may soon provide so ... provide society with a means to combat diseases that have ravaged humans since humans have existed. Medical stem cell research has the possibility to become one of the biggest discoveries of modern me ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Embryonic stem cell research and use: Why embrionic stem cells should be used? a basic overview.

research has many practical aplications in our lives today. Stem cell research is the only area in medical science that could be taken right now and positivly affect everybody in the world. Embrionic ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Often scientific projects become embroiled in controversy. Discuss with reference to fairly recent examples.

o positively contributed and favoured such value.One of the fastest-growing branches of research in medical science is genetic engineering. Its aim is to try to find out our genetic disposition to dis ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Medea's Notes

ture during this time was famous for its works of architecture, its perfection and absolute beauty. Medical science made notable progress, and Hippocrates, the most distinguished physician of the anci ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers