Essays Tagged: "National Institutes of Health"

Effectively Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

tain this information.Effectively Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderAccording to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects three t ... cit Disorder (ADD) and the DSM-III-R revised and classified the disorder and ADHD, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). This disorder can be characterized by inattention, impul ...

(6 pages) 154 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Genome project.

Genome Project was a thirteen-year effort that was coordinated by the Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. The Genome project was originally planned to last 15 years, but due t ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Excess dietary protein and Hypercalcuria. calcium.

wrist, with the cost of treatment estimated at $10 billion to $15 billion a year, according to the National Institutes of Health. It threatens 25 million Americans, mostly older women and men. One in ...

(9 pages) 86 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Sexually transmitted diseases.

pread, their common symptoms, and how they can be treated- is the first step toward prevention. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a part of the National Institutes of ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The humane genome project

U.S. Human Genome Project is a 13-year effort coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. The project originally was planned to last 15 years, but rapid techno ...

(13 pages) 209 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Human Genome Project

oject is a 13-year project started in 1990 and coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. The project originally was planned to last 15 years, but rapid techno ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Dylexia

DyslexiaIt was not until the National Institutes of Health began to research in 1980 that a more accurate definition of dyslexia ... o research in 1980 that a more accurate definition of dyslexia was developed. According to the International Dyslexia Association, dyslexia is defined as "a neurologically based, often familially inhe ...

(6 pages) 89 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Obesity

dards while obesity refers to having an abnormally high ratio of fat to muscle. Mathematically, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) classifies obesity by using the Body Mass Index (BMI) chart, whi ...

(6 pages) 342 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Osteoporosis

, spine and wrist, with the cost of treatment estimated at $17 billion and rising, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It threatens 34 million Americans, mostly older women, but olde ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Human Genome Project

ssess the health effects of radiation. For decades the DOE and its predecessors have developed international standards for the use of advanced medical diagnostic tools and treatments involving radiati ... fits of human genetics research became more apparent, Congress requested that the DOE and the U. S. National Institutes of Health develop a joint genome project. The U.S. Human Genome Project (HGP) be ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

McDonald's Marketing Plan: Phase III

ad cholesterol," levels, which increases the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, more than 12.5 milli ...

(7 pages) 363 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Identify a patient from your clinical area who is suffering from cancer and his actual and potential problems - Choose and elaborate on one of these problems

dvances in early detection and effective treatment, cancer remains one of the most feared diseases (National Institutes of Health-State-of-the-Science Panel, 2002). This same panel stated that the mos ... arers with up-to-date information on using plain relieving drugs; and support and encourage carers (National Council for Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Services, 1986)In this case study, Marco ...

(10 pages) 99 0 3.7 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Heroin Effects

ple do not know much about heroin. According to a statement made by Alan I. Leshner Director of The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the congressional testimony on November 15, 1999, there a ... imony on November 15, 1999, there are over 810, 000 people addicted to Heroin in the United states (National Institutes of Health). For that reason, it is of much importance for people to learn more a ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2001

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

Insomnia

ion, therapy, restriction, and reconditioning. There also can be changes in sleep behaviors. National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that insomnia is difficulty falling asleep, waking up in ... ion, therapy, restriction, and reconditioning. There also can be changes in sleep behaviors. National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that insomnia is difficulty falling asleep, waking up in ...

(18 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Human Genome Project

orld for humankind. The Human Genome Project (HGP), which originated in October of 1990, is an international research effort headed by Ari Patrinos of the Department of Energy, and Francis Collins who ... inos of the Department of Energy, and Francis Collins who directs the National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). The purposes of the project are to identity major ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acupuncture

lternative medicine is based on the idea that the body is healthy and capable of healing itself.The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), established by the National Inst ... led package. Again, the FDA approved acupuncture needles for use by licensed practitioners in 1996 (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2004).Considering the number of people t ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Advocacy and disability

of PhoenixBSHS 442Genevieve Damon, MSW, MBADecember 10, 2007Advocacy and DisabilityAccording to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 15% or one in seven Americans has learning disabilities (charit ...

(5 pages) 94 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Untitled

among researchers. In Toronto at the June meeting of the Endocrine Society, David M. Harlan of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda noted, "Islet-cell transplantation, which has long been pr ...

(3 pages) 340 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Anthrax, Cure For Cancer

ect in the making. The man who created this whole theory is named Stephen Leppal, who works for the National institutes of health.Because of Anthrax attacks in our nation, extensive research is still ...

(1 pages) 468 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Federal Funding of Stem-Cell Research

one on these cells due to the restrictions that were put in place by the by-laws of funding for the National Institutes of Health by the Congressional Appropriations committee. An appropriations bill ... to federal funding for stem cell research. With this presidential approval for limited funding, the National Institute for Health has created a Human Embryonic Stem Cell registry. This registry lists ...

(8 pages) 48 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology