Essays Tagged: "vaccines"

Animal Testing

ue in today's society that, whether anyone realizes it, does affect eachof us. Such as transplants, vaccines, and medicine. Nearly each and every one of us today havereceived vaccine shots. We have al ...

(4 pages) 255 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Vaccine Essay

ng unvaccinated (1). Therefore, there are many questions concerning the safety and effectiveness of vaccines as opposed to those of going unvaccinated.Vaccines can cause complications that are more ha ... vaccination is more risky to your child than going unvaccinated.In addition to the safety problems, vaccines have also proven to be ineffective among many children. McTaggart reasons the current debat ...

(3 pages) 163 2 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Thinkers of the new. AIDS in Africa.

Over the past years, especially the most resent ones, much advancement in new drug treatments, and vaccines have been made, but there is the issue of funding. There are many changes that need to be m ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Medical Similarities Between Dogs and People.

x weeks. These antibodies come either from the mother's own experience in fighting disease, or from vaccines that the mother received. When this maternal immunity is in affect, it also blocks the effe ... the mother received. When this maternal immunity is in affect, it also blocks the effectiveness of vaccines in the newborn puppies. Therefore vaccinations are not given until the puppies are seven to ...

(7 pages) 50 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The Use of Animals in Medical Research.

rowing more complex daily, laboratory animals are needed more than ever to help in the discovery of vaccines and cures for the plagues of today and those to come, not to mention in both easing the bur ... ery few of the medical advances we expect today for ourselves and our loved ones would be possible. Vaccines for rabies were developed using dogs and rabbits. Smallpox, which killed more than two mill ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use of Animals in Medical Research.

cal research. This essay talks about why labortatory animals are needed to help in the discovery of vaccines and cures, easing the burdern of chronic deseases, and ensuring humans a safe food supply. ... rowing more complex daily, laboratory animals are needed more than ever to help in the discovery of vaccines and cures for the plagues of today and those to come, not to mention in both easing the bur ...

(4 pages) 117 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Imagine that you have just been diagnosed as HIV positive.

personal health and being cautious when engaging in any activity. Because of the lack of effective vaccines and antiviral drugs, I should not be excessively optimistic about the finding of a cure for ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sexually transmitted diseases.

by NIAID are looking for better methods of diagnosis and more effective treatments, as well as for vaccines and topical microbicides to prevent STIs. It is important to understand at least five key p ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

This essay is about Meningitis. It Has answers to everthing you need to know about meningitis its effects, causes, giving very in depth infromation.

e 1990s, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) was the leading cause of bacterial meningitis, but new vaccines are being given to all children as part of their routine immunizations. This has reduced th ...

(4 pages) 84 2 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay discusses advantages of animal experimentation.

are that we can't live without, that have been produced using animal testing. Things like medicine, vaccines, soap, shampoo, detergents, washing powder and clothes. Then of course there are things lik ...

(2 pages) 62 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Influenza

. Many drugs can be used to treat Influenza but not to cure the disease. There are also a couple of vaccines that can be used to prevent the virus from harming your body. Many epidemics and pandemics ... the influenza virus are most likely to have side effects. According to the CDC, the success of flu vaccines varies from one person to another. In healthy young adults, the vaccines are 70 to 90 perce ...

(6 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

GSK Parmaceuticals

, respiratory and gastro-intestinal/metabolic. In addition, it is a leader in the important area of vaccines and has a growing portfolio of oncology products. The company also has a Consumer Healthcar ... ys of working, and advanced technology and automation to help us discover and develop medicines and vaccines more efficiently and effectively. We have sharpened our operations, introducing operational ...

(26 pages) 435 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Industrial Revolution VS. Information Age.

ou are lost in the woods the GPS will help you navigate where you are and will bring you to safety. Vaccines are very helpful if you have a deadly illness and there is a vaccine for it, it can save yo ...

(1 pages) 1694 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Influenza Vaccine

er the Influenza bug last year due to the shortage of the Influenza vaccine because a great deal of vaccines became contaminated rendering the public virtually helpless against the attack of this new ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Key environmental issues of GM versus nanotechnology.

r and stronger varieties of crops and fruits. These more efficient plants are used as medicines and vaccines, foods and food ingredients, feeds and fibres.As genetic modification has grown and advance ...

(8 pages) 74 1 1.5 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Pandemic Influenza: An Invective Essay

with influenza, or "the flu." Changes in the genetic makeup of this virus require us to develop new vaccines on an annual basis to attempt to prevent this virus especially in those that are elderly or ... ically ill, since for them, influenza could be gravely detrimental or even fatal. With shortages of vaccines over the past years and ineffective methods of producing these vaccines, people have been h ...

(3 pages) 53 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Genetic Engineering

d to help dispose of industrial wastes, to diagnose disease, improve medical treatment, and produce vaccines and other useful drugs. Genetic engineering techniques include the selective breeding of pl ...

(2 pages) 23 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Animal cruelty- This case is against the abuse of animals

. Animal testing has been unreliable in the past and has lead to human consequences from inaccurate vaccines, cures, medicines and predictions which left many humans to suffer from critical illness an ... eakthroughs. The AMP claim that without live animal testing, the vital components in developing new vaccines, surgical techniques, and medications could be delayed or derailed all together. (AMP2006) ...

(7 pages) 127 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

GE Foods: Are organics really a better solution?

ow the long term effect of these foods? How does the presence or lack there of certain pathogens or vaccines in our foods effect the development of our immune systems? Does whatever doesn't kill us, r ...

(2 pages) 60 4 3.4 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Supply and Demand: Pharmaceuticals

man diseases were readily available. In the 1950s, there were 26 pharmaceutical companies that made vaccines in the United States; however, by 2004 only four such companies remained. For instance, whi ... steadily crumbled" (Serafini, 2006).SupplySince the 1950s, the supply of flu and childhood disease vaccines has continued to decrease due to financial reasons. Vaccine production has not traditionall ...

(3 pages) 73 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics