Essays Tagged: "Rheumatoid arthritis"

Paper for my health class assessing the use of medical marijuana. I received an A on this paper. My sources are listed at the end.

ana extract, and CBN-cannabidiol have been found to drastically reduce swelling that causes painful Rheumatoid Arthritis. It acts as an analgesic and when tested on lab rats, relieved all signs of any ...

(6 pages) 160 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis, commonly referred to as RA, affects about one percent of the world's populatio ... may include loss of appetite, anemia, severe weight loss, muscle fatigue, warm joints, and swelling.Rheumatoid arthritis is often difficult to diagnose. There is no single test for diagnosing RA, and ... t's often misdiagnosed as Lyme disease. The Latex test is used to diagnose RA. The test detects the rheumatoid factor present in the blood. The rheumatoid factor is an antibody produced in response to ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Saving Lives, Easing Pain- why we should support stem cell research

one with a disease that is incurable? I'm not just talking about cancer, or AIDS, I'm talking about rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and spinal cord injuries. These are the diseases that do not get nat ... id walk again, but she is still living with pain everyday of her life. My mother was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 25. This prevents complete mobility and causes constant pain in her shou ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disease marked by damage to the joints ... at the time of study entry. (1)Many people question: How do the joints of patients who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis become severely inflamed? (2)An article in the April 2004 issue of Nature Immun ... factors because of their response to signals that are normally involved in cell death pathways. (2)Rheumatoid arthritis affects around 1% of people worldwide. The drugs Etanercept and methotrexate ar ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Case Study- Branding Strategy of LTK Omega Egg(Malaysia)

f Omega 3 will reduce heart disease, hypertension, LDL cholesterol, breast cancer, colon cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. In additional, Omega 3 is vital for the development of brain and retina tissue ...

(11 pages) 181 0 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Carpal tunnel syndrome

k one or more of the carpal bone and damage the median nerve. b)Arthritis related diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. These diseases cause pain and swelling in the joints of the hand. They cause s ...

(2 pages) 479 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Almost 20

ars at Bishop Alemany High School and for many years after. In 1991, Juan was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA). He thought that arthritis was something that only old people got. He first ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Sleep and the Affective Response to Stress and Pain

he method used included an evaluation of the functioning of men and women with fibromyalgia (FM) or rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There were forty-nine participants and they all were expected to rate and ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stem Cell Research

h as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, spinal cord injury, stroke, burns, heart disease, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. (Stemcells.nih.gov). the stem cells hold great potential for the development o ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Medical Cannabis

of chronic pain, including pain caused by neuropathy and possibly also that due to fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Therefore, people who are suffering terrible pain every day, marijuana could r ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine