Essays Tagged: "organs of the body"

Chinese Medicine

d and developed these ideas over many centuries.(1)The ideas that the ancient Chinese had about the organs of the body, and their functions, as well as the causes and development of disease, show larg ... ings of the human body. The ancient Chinese knew, for example, that the stomach and intestines were organs of digestion, and that the lung drew air from the environment.(5)The origins of China's medic ...

(6 pages) 177 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Alcohol and effects on the body.

do it. When a person drinks alcohol is gets into their blood stream and causes it to go to all the organs of the body, slowly damaging every organ in a persons body, which was once healthy. Alcohol i ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Stem Cells.

HAT HAS THE CAPABILITY TO DEVELOP INTO ANY OF THE DIFFERENT CELL TYPES THAT MAKE UP THE TISSUES AND ORGANS OF THE BODY. STEM CELLS ARE THE ORIGINAL CELLS FROM WHICH AN ENTIRE ORGANISM DEVELOPS. THEY A ... M CELLS ARE THE ORIGINAL CELLS FROM WHICH AN ENTIRE ORGANISM DEVELOPS. THEY ARE ALSO FOUND IN ADULT ORGANS. EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS (ESC' S) COME FROM A BLASTOCYST (A VERY YOUNG EMBRYO THAT CONTAINS 200 ...

(4 pages) 191 5 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

"Metastatic Uterine Cancer".

cer and cancer of ovaries (www.cancerbacup.org).SECONDARY CANCERSome cancer may spread to different organs of the body including the lungs. When this occurs the second cancer is called secondary lung ... r families understand what cancer is as well as the types of treatment available.WHAT IS CANCER?The organs and tissues of the body are made up of tiny building blocks called cells. Cells are constantl ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Chinese medicine History

ed and developed these ideasover many centuries.(1)The ideas that the ancient Chinese had about the organs of the body, andtheir functions, as well as the causes and development of disease, show large ... rkingsof the human body. The ancient Chinese knew, for example, that the stomach andintestines were organs of digestion, and that the lung drew air from theenvironment.(5)The origins of China's medica ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Excellent Cystic Fibrosis Report....has causes, description, how it can be detected, and treatments!

someone has CF, her body has trouble transporting water and salt across the cells that make up the organs of the body, such as the lungs and the pancreas. This causes the body's mucus (the slimy secr ... s approximately one hour.TreatmentThe treatment of CF depends upon the stage of the disease and the organs involved. Clearing mucus from the lungs is an important part of the daily CF treatment regime ...

(2 pages) 42 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Gender Dysphoria: A Mini-Ethnography

x-related structures of the brain that define gender identity are exactly opposite the physical sex organs of the body." (http://transsexual.org/What.html)I met Rachelle in her two-story, single-famil ...

(4 pages) 26 0 1.0 Mar/2006

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

Fats

stored in special cells named 'adipose' cells, which are located under the skin and near the vital organs of the body, where it serves to cushion the organs and bones and to provide insulation from t ... te. It insulates you from the cold. Yet if you do eat too many fatty foods, they will stick to your organs and make you obese. You can even develop heart troubles if you do eat too much.

(2 pages) 27 0 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Art Of Yoga

an internal massage.Yoga does not only work on muscle strength and flexibility but on the internal organs of the body. Consistent practice of simple yoga postures will give substantial results. Beyon ...

(1 pages) 401 1 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Caffeine

bsorbed from the stomach and intestines into the bloodstream which then gets distributed to all the organs of the body. In the bloodstream caffeine travels to the liver, where it is converted into a n ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Small Cell Lung Cancer

system. When the lung cancer has reached the lymp nodes, most likely it has already spread to other organs of the body. If cancer has spread to the other lung, to lymph node on the other side of chest ...

(4 pages) 1043 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Scleroderma

ease. “Scleroderma is characterized by the formation of scar tissue (fibrosis) in the skin and organs of the body.”(Medifocus, 2006) This leads to thickness and firmness of involved areas. S ... ss to hardening after an early inflammatory phase. Organ disease can occur early on and be serious. Organs affected include the esophagus, bowels, lungs (with scarring), heart, and kidneys.The limited ...

(2 pages) 901 1 1.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Rudolf Virchow German pathologist, founder of cellular pathology.

pt of pathological processes by his use of the cell theory to explain the effects of disease in the organs of the body. Virchow was born in Schivelbein, Prussia (now part of Poland) on October 13, 182 ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Research Report on Colorectal Cancer

r cells caused by this disease can break away from tumours and spread to adjacent tissues and other organs of the body, thereby causing additional damage. Once malignant tumours have invaded other bod ... t and no distant spread of disease. Stage IV means the cancer has spread, or metastasised, to other organs. Commonly affected organs include the liver and lungs. The first three Stages of colorectal c ...

(15 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Basal Ganglia Disorders

tions, receiving and interpreting sensory impulses, and transmitting information to the muscles and organs of the body. The brain is a very complicated organ as well as the most vital one in the human ...

(5 pages) 568 1 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology