Essays Tagged: "new drugs"

Leukemia

!Leukemia is a cancer that has had a significant effect on our society and with the developments of new drugs it may become treatable. Leukemia originates in the blood-forming organs which may include ... , which kills the bad white blood cells, but leaves the good. "In 1990...patients treated with this new drug for just one week were in complete long-term remission (Weaver 29)." This long-term could v ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Answers from the book "Go Ask Alice".

months on end. During these times she is raped on various occasions and she learns about and tries new drugs constantly. Alice wants to stay clean, but every time that she tries she only gets sucked ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A problem/solution essay on Animal Testing, and why it is wrong.

e grew from all these animals. Yet we test drugs and products on these relatives."More than 205,000 new drugs are marketed worldwide every year, most undergo the most archaic and unreliable testing me ... methods still in use: animal studies" (PETA). Animals may seem like the ideal specimens for testing new drugs, but the experiments are untrustworthy and cause unknown side effects. Animals have helped ...

(4 pages) 266 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ecstasy has had many immediate effect, long term effect, symptoms, and different names.

sembled by changing the molecular structure of an already existing drug or drugs and then creates a new drug. These new drugs are more dangerous and more powerful than its original drugs. These design ... lEcstasy and Herbal Ecstasy Drug Search Document. AOL Online.http:/www.lec.org/DrugSearch/Documents/newEcstasy.htmlNCADI: NIDA Capsule - Monitoring the Future Study. AOL Online.http://www.health.org/p ...

(3 pages) 87 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Reality of Drugs - Discuss the different drug groups, popular drugs in each group, the affects each drug has on the body, and what actions can be taken for treamtment

of drugs that affect the mind, causing mental changes. The United States Government will not allow new drugs to be prescribed by a doctor or sold by a pharmacist until the drug has been thoroughly te ... ds them into using it. Often to this culture, heroin is just something that they see stories on the news about, but they feel that they would never do such a thing, until they do it. As far as the low ...

(16 pages) 421 5 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Animal Testing

als in research is necessary. Scientists need to test medical treatments for effectiveness and test new drugs for safety before beginning human testing. Small animals, usually rats, are used to determ ... ning human testing. Small animals, usually rats, are used to determine the possible side effects of new drugs. After animal tests have proven the safety of new drugs, patients asked to participate in ...

(11 pages) 178 2 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

AIDS in the United States and South Africa

ith weak immune systems, any type of infection can prove fatal. Although there is no cure for AIDS, new drugs are available that can lengthen the life spans and improve the quality of life of people t ... e infected by this disease.AIDS was first identified in 1981 among homosexual men and drug users in New York and California. Shortly after it was found in the United States, indication of the AIDS epi ...

(4 pages) 60 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Animal research and its importance

als in research is necessary. Scientists need to test medical treatments for effectiveness and test new drugs for safety before beginning human testing. Small animals, usually rats, are used to determ ... ning human testing. Small animals, usually rats, are used to determine the possible side effects of new drugs. After animal tests have proven the safety of new drugs, patients asked to participate in ...

(4 pages) 66 1 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

New Trends in Illegal Drugs.

g dugs within the past fifteen years has been an increasing reemerging public health problem. These new drugs have become a threat to America; primarily its well-educated youth, teens, and young adult ... ugs are not only tremendously easier to buy, but they are also more potent than ever before.Some new trends consist of: illegal misuse and abuse of amphetamines, "Ketamine, GHB, Salvia (legal), 2C- ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Case Study Analysis 1: Vioxx and Celebrex

tomach ulcers and bleeding. By 1999 Merck and Pfizer had developed Vioxx and Celebrex respectively, new drugs that provided relief from arthritis pain without the negative side effects of older medica ...

(8 pages) 213 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fda drug companies and the effect on the public due to the speedy aproval of drugs.

About half the F.D.A.'s budget for new drug reviews now comes from Big Pharmaceutical companies. This number is due to the fact that dr ... ical companies. This number is due to the fact that drug companies push for faster reviews so their new drugs can hit the market. The average approval time in 2003 was about 15.9 months, while in 2004 ... numbers are better than they were leading up to 2003. Where it took two years or more to approve a new drug. This time was considered to be to long and it was felt that it could cause people to die u ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

New Derivatives Of Antimalarial Drug Artemisinin

quinoline-related drugs over the last decades. In this scenario, it became important to search for new drugs, active against novel biochemical parasite targets.The drug known as artemisin or Qingh ... drug known as artemisin or Qinghaosu (1), is a result of Chinese government campaign, to search for new active drugs against malaria, in Chinese medicinal plants.In the general mechanism accepted f ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

BRAVE NEW WORLD

Many advanced forms of technology and science are exhibited in Brave New World. This futuristic look at how science can be developed is a scary ,but obvious possibility. ... t obvious possibility. Marriage, death, and parental care, among many other things, are eliminated. New drugs are invented and minds are controlled. The first of look at the science used in thi ... The first of look at the science used in this book is seen at the beginning of the book. Brave New World opens in a technically advanced future world. The Director of World Hatcheries leads the n ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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study genetic engineering and cloning, but not perform it physically in any kind of life forms.The news article, "Calves cloned to produce drugs" in USA Today, is about two genetically engineered and ... drugs" in USA Today, is about two genetically engineered and cloned cows that are formed to produce new drugs. This cloning is from two sheep cloned for drugs and evolved into trying it on cows to pro ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

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ches and festivals were held.On the other side of this was the government cracking down and forming new laws to keep it illegal. In the 1980's the fight to legalize marijuana was decreased, but the gr ... " were still around. Although the people weren't so strong-willed to legalize it they still fought. New and harder drugs were now popular and marijuana wasn't as "popular." In the early 1990's the dru ...

(5 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Taking the Pill Depression and

chase the blues away. Some even liken anti-depressants to Soma as depicted in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. Soma is the perfect pleasure drug that provides a mindless, inauthentic happiness, which ... nhibitors, were discovered accidentally during the 1960's by researchers who were trying to develop new drugs to treat tuberculosis. MAO inhibitors didn't help TB, but they elevated mood. Since then, ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ecosystems

isms, we kill other beneficial organisms with them. This is what we should think about before using new herbicides and new drugs or chemicals.Personal Opinion I personally think that we should cut dow ...

(1 pages) 338 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Stem Cell Research

ply of human cells and tissues in the laboratory, pharmaceutical researchers could develop and test new drugs in a manner previously not possible.The major arguement against stem cell research is one ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Barbiturates

or people who have panic attacks, or are going through very rough times in their lives. Even though new drugs are coming out on the market, barbiturates are widely prescribed for people who are not 'u ... d percent. This number supposedly has gone down in the last two years because of the invention of a new type of drug aimed at replacing barbiturates. However, this new drug is extremely expensive ( ov ...

(4 pages) 1562 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Advertisement of medicine

o physician offices and hospitals. Physicians always report their first source of information about new drugs from pharmaceutical company representatives. However, we should concern about whether the ... an increasingly important role as companies to seek different from their competitors and to create new brands for exploring to the markets. Traditionally, the drug advertisement was aimed at physicia ...

(11 pages) 75 1 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs