Essays Tagged: "organ transplant"

Human Cloning is Good

The British Organ Donor Society (BODY) supports cloning efforts to relieve the strain of the lack of organs that ... cure for cancer can be found, then further testing may lead to a cure for heart attacks and cloning organs for organ transplantation. Scientists believe that they may be able to treat heart attack vic ... y heart cells and injecting them into the areas of the heart that have been damaged. The cloning of organs would eliminate individuals waiting on a list for an organ transplant. Skin for burn victims, ...

(2 pages) 262 4 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Effects of Aspergillosis, nosocomial infections

in a host with a weak or otherwise compromised immune system. Patients atrisk are those undergoing organ transplant or bone marrow transplants, and depending onthe type of transplant, mortality rates ... gh the upper respiratorytrack. The infection then becomes systemic and is spread into multiple deep organs.Because few reliable tests are available for diagnosing pneumonia due to Aspergillus,clinicia ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organ Transplantation. This essay deals with what organ transplantation is, what can be transplanted, how it is, etc.

What is an organ transplant?Organ transplantation is when organs or tissues are taken from a 'donor' and given ... rgans or tissues are taken from a 'donor' and given to a 'recipient.'What can be transplanted?Major organs such as the heart, kidneys, liver and lungs can be transplanted. Tissues such as skin, bone, ... can also be transplanted.How is it transplanted?The most common way of transplantation of the major organs is from 'dead donors.' Dead donors are only available for a matter of hours and therefore are ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Become an Organ Donor

Become an Organ DonorBy this time tomorrow, 16 people in America who are alive right now will be dead.Not beca ... ldn't get to a hospitalThese folks will be dead simply because they couldn't be given a life saving organ transplant in timeMoney is not the issue..most insurance carriers provide coverage, and privat ... vate and public organizations often pick up the parts not coveredNor is scarcity....there's lots of organs out there....Indeed there are literally millions of organs that could be made available to th ...

(3 pages) 115 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Survival Lottery

IntroductionTwo sick people need organ transplant for saving their lives. Patient Y needs a new heart and Z needs lungs. They have de ... ew heart and Z needs lungs. They have designed a scheme 'Survival Lottery' that provides sufficient organs for the people in need. It seems to have many advantages for people who urge for organ transp ... ival Lottery SchemeA. PrincipleA healthy person is subjected to be killed for the patients who need organ transplants. His organs will be removed and distributed to patients in need. In this theory, o ...

(7 pages) 41 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Being An Organ Donor

mply because they couldn't be given a life-saving transplant in time.12 people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible.Money's not the issue here.Nor is scarcity.There are ... e here.Nor is scarcity.There are lots of organs out there....Indeed there are literally millions of organs that could be made available to these transplant candidates.... but they have to come from do ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Persuasive essay on Why thereputic cloning and endangered animal cloning should be allowed?

Did you know that thousands of people each year die because the need an organ transplant, but can't get organs needed? Did you also know that by earth could lose 20% of all ... the will of God. What if God wants us to clone people now and save billons of people in the future? Organ cloning (aka. therapeutic cloning) and cloning of endangered animals should be allowed by law, ... nd the environment.In addition to reproductive cloning of endangered species, therapeutic (that is, organ cloning) should also be legalized. First, thousands of people die because of failed transplant ...

(2 pages) 58 2 3.4 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

The Seven Wonders Of The World

n the field of medicine, cloning could have practical applications. DNA from a patient who needs an organ transplant could be extracted and used in the cloning of a new organ, in which the possibility ...

(2 pages) 724 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cloning

er imagine what life would be like if there were no human difficulties? Cloning is the process when organisms, cells, or microorganisms are copied to produce an almost identical genotype. It is almost ... d uterine that make the person different. Human cloning should be legalized. There is a scarcity of organs; therefore, human organs would be cloned for transplants. Cloning also benefits people who ca ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Animal Testing Wrong or Right?

s and if they are wrong or right using animals. The foundation for Biomedical Research, an American organization "promotes public understanding and support for humane and responsible animal research". ... that led to Nobel Prizes involved animal research, including the development of penicillin (mice), organ transplant (dogs), and work on poliomyelitis that led to a vaccine (mice, monkeys)" (Animal Te ...

(8 pages) 158 0 4.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Organ Donation : The Gift of Life

Organ donation is a very controversial topic with various questions and proceedings involved to obta ... ous questions and proceedings involved to obtain an organ. While there are people that believe that organ donation is unethical and should not be supported, it is urgent in today?s society for organ d ... would not be so many concerns regarding this topic, however the number of people willing to donate organs isn?t anywhere close to the actual number of people that need donated organs. Within the ever ...

(5 pages) 90 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Everything You Need to Know About Cloning

e before her creation there was no evidence that distinguished animal cells could form entirely new organisms. It was not easy to create Dolly however, and took 277 tries. Other laboratories at that t ... g. Yet, it is a timely and delicate process that has many pros and cons. When a scientist clones an organism, it is as if he is taking life into his own hands and peoples morals and religious views co ...

(8 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects