Essays Tagged: "New England Journal of Medicine"

Gun control.

to be used to kill somebody you know than to kill in self defense, according to a 1998 study by the New England Journal of Medicine. Some statistics you may be surprised to know are; 43% of households ... gun hidden and unlocked, but 54% of these parents said that they would be highly concerned in they knew there was a gun in the home of their child's friends. Also, the risk of homicide in the home is ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

This text is a written report of a lecture attended on medicine and general and how it relates to his profesion Chiropractology.

he patients. As proof, he stated some startling facts from the American Journal of Medicine and the New England Journal of Medicine, perhaps the two top most medical specific journals in the world. So ... He states many things that were actually surprising to me. Not the fact of advertising, I already knew that, but I didn't realize the actual statistics of these healthcare problems, and that a lot we ...

(4 pages) 54 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Analysis of a Health care delivery system

e services include routine laboratory tests, childbirth education, extra office visits, and initial newborn exams. These charges are all inclusive in a package for prenatal, postnatal and delivery. (w ... o pregnancy and birth, birth centers would be the managed care gate keepers for the acute obstetric newborn services. Most major health insurers have a reimburse contract with birth centers. Charges r ...

(4 pages) 389 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Gender Roles

Gender RolesA boy, girl, or the choice between? The answer to this question at the birth of a newborn baby will determine, in most cases, how the parents raise the child and what "roles" they wi ... ases, how the parents raise the child and what "roles" they will try to teach their new child. This new child will receive all of its teaching from the parents. But how will the parents raise the chil ...

(6 pages) 416 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Bigger, Better, Stronger The Increasing Use of Steroids in Sports w ref

e without the androgenic effect on the body (Anabolic).The way that steroids work, according to the New England Journal of Medicine, is by hitting the system and traveling to the male hormone receptor ... "The effects of supraphysiologic doses of testosterone on muscle size and strength in normal men." New England Journal of Medicine 335, 1996: 1-7Bamberger, Michael, Yeager, Don. "Over the Edge." Spor ...

(6 pages) 189 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ban the Use of Car Phones

ll be immediately safer for all of us. A recent study by two Canadian researchers, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, analyzed the circumstances surrounding close to 27,000 phone calls ... ng to the study, this risk is equivalent to driving with a blood alcohol content of .10 percent. In New York, a driver with a blood alcohol content of .10 percent or more can be charged with driving w ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Caffeine and its effects on the human body

e brain since the brain rewires itself to crave the caffeine. In addition, a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine found the effects of caffeine on pregnant women. The equivalent of o ...

(6 pages) 99 2 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Alcohol's Effects on the Liver

the most dangerous substances to the liver.Works CitedAcetaminophen, Alcohol Deadly Mix. 1997. The New England Journal of Medicine. 25 Nov. 2004 .Alcohol Metabolism. 25 Nov. 2004 .Dr.Santucci, A.C. M ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A report on intern and Deprived Doctors driving Dangerously Behind the Wheel

prived Doctors Dangerous Behind the Wheel" screams the headline on The Hometown Channel, a internet new service ("Study," 2005). According to this article,"researchers at Harvard Medical School and Br ... do overworked doctors pose a risk to patients, but are also dangerous on the road.Meanwhile, in the New England Journal of Medicine, is this headline: "Extended work shifts and the risk of motor vehic ...

(2 pages) 25 1 2.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The effects of second-hand smoke.

atly reduces a person's risk for developing lung cancer.The study, published in the March 25, 1999 'New England Journal of Medicine', was authored by Jiang He of the Tulane University School of Public ... moke.References:He, J. (March 25, 1999) Passive smoking and the risk of coronary heart disease. The New England Journal of Medicine. Vol 340. Pgs 920-926.WASHINGTON POST (3/25/99) "Secondhand Smoke and Disease",

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Sep/2005

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

ADHD

order&oldid=65842725.Elia J., Ambrosini P.J., Rapoport J.L. (1999). Possible causesof adhd. The New England Journal of Medicine,340,(10), 780-788, Retrieved July 20, 2006,from http://www.adhd.org. ...

(4 pages) 79 1 4.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Untitled

th and Human Services reports that one in four young people contract a STD by age 21.C. One on four new HIV infections occurs in people younger than 21. (New England Journal of Medicine) D. WebMD CNN. ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Euthanasia

o choose euthanasia to spare their families financial or emotional strain. Joan Farah states in the New England Journal of Medicine that the elderly are often cited as being vulnerable. If Euthanasia ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Abortion

So, first of all, your baby is still alive, and missing a limb. A study done in the New England Journal of Medicine, surveyed 11 057 pregnancies, 752 of these had a previous abortion, ...

(2 pages) 450 1 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Scarlet letter proof of atroph

ATROPINE POISONING: WAS IT THE CAUSE OF DIMMESDALE'S DEATH? In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Jemshed A. Khan claims that Roger Chillingworth poisoned Arthur ... e had done because after all he was suppose to be the epitome of puritan society and Chillingworth knew he would be grieving because of this. Another part in the novel that supports the idea that Chil ... no signs of his recent illness, he starts to view the town and its people in a different way. This new way was a sort of evil enlightenment (Hawthorne198). Now here again if Chillingworth were poison ...

(3 pages) 1386 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Abortion

lieving that abortion causes breast cancer, but no credible research supports this claim.” The New England Journal of Medicine and the 2000 study published in Epidemiology believes that abortions ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Handguns at home

e had something else to do first. He asked his friend Jeff over so he could show him his dad’s new gun. Ed got the gun out of the closet where he had seen his father put it. He unpacked the weapo ... he sat down and wrote a short note. Finally, he put the gun to his head and pulled the trigger.The New England Journal of Medicine reported that 83 percent of the guns used in suicides. This study al ...

(3 pages) 529 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The FDA and Ephedra

, known as the Ephedra Education Council, the FDA withdrew its proposal in 2000. That same year the New England Journal of Medicine discovered cases of heart attacks and strokes all due to ephedra use ...

(7 pages) 29 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

How Much Is Too Much? (Water Intoxication/Hyponatremia)

tivities in hot, humid climates are more at risk to hyponatremia. A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine of four hundred eighty-eight runners in the 2002 Boston Marathon fou ... 5): 105-107.Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. Can You Drink Too Much Water? About.Chemistry.Com. 2005. New York Times Company. 2 November 2005. http://chemistry.about.com/cs/5/f/blwaterintox.htmMcLaughli ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Brain Drain in India

mpany.REFERENCESLincoln C. Chen, M.D., and Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D. "Fatal Flows Doctors on the Move" New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 353:1850–1852 October 27, 2005 Number 17 online version ... a Global Market, (2003) online editionMullan, Fitzhugh. "The Metrics of the Physician Brain Drain." New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 353:1810–1818 October 27, 2005 Number 17 online version ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education