Essays Tagged: "nerve damage"

A simple essay on multiple sclerosis.

nown as MS, is a disease causing demylination of the white matter in the spinal cord and brain. The nerve damage slows, blocks or distorts transmission of nerve impulses. MS is characterized by period ... ailments and, therefore, years may elapse between onset and diagnosis.In MS, axon demylination and nerve fiber loss occurs in patches throughout the central nervous system. This causes a wide spread ...

(2 pages) 76 2 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Simple essay on Multiple Sclerosis

nown as MS, is a disease causing demylination of the white matter in the spinal cord and brain. The nerve damage slows, blocks or distorts transmission of nerve impulses. MS is characterized by period ... ailments and, therefore, years may elapse between onset and diagnosis.In MS, axon demylination and nerve fiber loss occurs in patches throughout the central nervous system. This causes a wide spread ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

To Clone Or Not To Clone .

ould provide an unlimited source of organ donors and could lead to the first effective treatment of nerve damage? Now adding on to this ~`esoteric scenario, lets say that our government was taking act ... the country are dying due to the shortage of organs. It also could lead to a way to repair damaged nerves by cloning the nerve cells from the injured person. Millions of Americans suffer from a terri ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Drug Abuse: Should Marijuana be legalized?

ases joint pain and allows them to sleep. Victims of the disease also undergo spasms as a result of nerve damage, and it has been noted that Marijuana helps to control the occurrence of these seizures ...

(2 pages) 74 3 4.2 Nov/2003

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

Diabetes

part in your body. It can cause blindness, heart disease, strokes, kidney failure, amputations, and nerve damage. Diabetes is a metabolism disorder. A metabolism disorder affects the digestion of food ...

(6 pages) 177 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

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e disorder must monitor their blood sugar closely and take insulin injections to reduce the risk of nerve damage and heart, kidney, and eye disease. In a small percentage of these people, insulin inje ...

(3 pages) 337 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Role Model

rsity of Miami rehab facility for patients with spinal cord injuries. Chuck and I had both suffered nerve damage from separate car accidents within a few days of each other. Although we had never met ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Fall that Started it All

niversity of Miami rehab facility for patients with spinal cord injuries. Chuck and I both suffered nerve damage from separate car accidents within a few days of each other. Although we had never met ...

(3 pages) 318 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discovery of Insulin by Banting and Best - Presentation (script and ppt. uploaded)

quent blood glucose testing.Complications: Early heart disease, amputation, stroke, kidney failure, nerve damage, blindness.Slide 5: Type Two Diabetes, explain diagramType 2 Diabetes is the most commo ... glucose levels over a long period can cause blindness, heart disease, kidney problems, amputations, nerve damage and erectile dysfunction.Slide 6: Common SymptomsThe most prominent symptom of the onse ...

(6 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Project on Juvenile Diabetes Strategies to help a child with juvenile diabetes

e but with the use of it, we can prevent the devastating effects such as kidney failure, blindness, nerve damage, amputations, heart attack or stroke. With the knowledge that we have today, we are abl ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Artificial Disc Replacement--Evolutionary Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

distribute body weight. Discs can wear out, tear, bulge outward, or rupture causing pressure on the nerve roots that results in nerve impingement, inflammation, and pain. Nerve impingement can cause n ... of extremities, sciatica, and even bowel or bladder problems. If this is left untreated, permanent nerve damage may occur. As discs wear down, bone spurs may form on the vertebrae in a condition simi ...

(3 pages) 803 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology