Essays Tagged: "Meningitis"

Mumps

s after seven to ten days. Some complications includedeafness (usually only in one ear), arthritis, meningitis (inflammation of brain membranes) and pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). One o ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Anne Sullivan: The Miracle Worker, deals with Anne Sullivan's life (from birth to death), her family and friends and her achievements, also talks about Helen Keller and their companionship

n Keller.When a little girl named Helen Keller was diagnosed as blind and deaf after suffering from meningitis, her family was desperate for help. Many said the only choice was to send young Keller to ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What is Attention Deficit Disorder? What are the causes? How is it Treated?

Early theories suggested that ADD might be caused by serious head injuries, major illnesses such as meningitis, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, too much sugar or caffeine, or various allergies. Now ...

(5 pages) 257 2 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Difficult Childhood of Helen keller.

e dramatically changed when she was struck by acute congestion of the stomach and brain, similar to meningitis. This illness caused a severe fever that left Helen paralyzed of her vision, speech and h ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Don't Trust the Labels: Be an Informed Consumer Uses the argument that nutritional supplements should undergo testing by the FDA, like any other drug, before they are put on the market.

bstances. People bought them, believing them to be miracle cures for ailments such as arthritis and meningitis. People bought into the hype without realizing that there was no basis to the "amazing" c ... bstances. People bought them, believing them to be miracle cures for ailments such as arthritis and meningitis. People bought into the hype without realizing that there was no basis to the "amazing" c ...

(22 pages) 124 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay is about Meningitis. It Has answers to everthing you need to know about meningitis its effects, causes, giving very in depth infromation.

MeningitisMeningitis is an infection of the fluid of a person's spinal cord and the fluid that surro ... person's spinal cord and the fluid that surrounds the brain. People sometimes refer to it as spinal meningitis. Meningitis is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Knowing whether meningit ... us or bacterium is important because the severity of illness and the treatment are different. Viral meningitis is generally less severe and resolves without specific treatment, while bacterial meningi ...

(4 pages) 84 2 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Every Incoming College Freshman Should and Must Be Educated On and Vaccinated For Bacterial Meningitis

Every Incoming College Freshman Should and Must Be Educated On and Vaccinated For Bacterial MeningitisImagine a college student rising out of bed one Saturday morning suffering from what seems ... way because the condition is becoming more critical by the hour. This college student has bacterial meningitis, also called meningococcal meningitis, a disease that every incoming college freshman sho ...

(5 pages) 38 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Mark Twain and his style of writing

om the bankrupt, he started a world lecture tour, during which Susy, his favorite daughter, died of meningitis.Twain died on April 21 1910Twain's influence has not been limited to his career as a writ ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Herpes

miliar herpes viruses can root circumstances, for example chickenpox, cold sore, mononucleosis, and meningitis. The disease Herpes is not life threatening, but more of a problematic disease. It is mos ...

(2 pages) 35 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

HIV/AIDS in Botswana.

weakens a person's immune system causing them to be more susceptible to infectious diseases such as meningitis, pneumonia, the flu, and many other diseases. Though AIDS does not directly kill people, ...

(6 pages) 30 0 1.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Meningoccal C Vaccine

ypothesis is that meningococcal C conjugate vaccine will prevent infants from contracting bacterial meningitis. Around half of all cases of meningococcal disease occurs in children younger than 5 year ... f the 3,000 U.S cases of meningococcal disease each year. Meningococcal disease can cause bacterial meningitis, which is a fatal bloodstream infection.What kind of causal experiment was undertaken? Th ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Eugene Ionesco

co was born to a Romanian lawyer and a French beauty on November 26, 1912. Having lost one child to meningitis, Eugene quickly became the favorite of his parents. His mother let him get away with misb ...

(3 pages) 805 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Meningococcal Disease

(1 pages) 754 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Description of the Nile Virus With a Twist

ar you and gets the chance to bite you, you can be potentially ill. You may develop encephalitis or meningitis because of the bite of Mr. Nile Virus (Ogedegbe, 2003). These two forms of diseases, asid ... itis" means inflammation. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, meningitis is the inflammation of the membranes or the meninges that surround the brain and the spin ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 May/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology