Essays Tagged: "vital organs"

Air pollution (acid rain, common pollutants, indoor/outdoor air pollution) and its effects on the environment

ts affect the respiratory tract and lungs, but may also travel through the bloodstream and distress vital organs. By depositing themselves in the environment, these chemicals may also contaminate food ... s by taking up hemoglobin's carrying space. This would otherwise be occupied by oxygen, and impairs vital organs by giving them less oxygen than is necessary. Also, a mere 2.5% or more affected hemogl ...

(15 pages) 354 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation

way of donating organs from deceased or living individuals to the patients with terminal failure of vital organs. Advances in medical technology and science have made transfer of organs and tissue a v ... science have made transfer of organs and tissue a very important issue. The increasing incidence of vital organ failure and the inadequate supply of organs, especially from cadavers, has created a wid ...

(6 pages) 297 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Career in Biochemistry

omobile wreck in New York, which has left him brain dead with no hope for any kind of recovery. His vital organs are still functional. Before the wreck, the man designated his organs to be donated at ...

(7 pages) 116 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Cancer Cell Metastasis and How Cells Diffuse Into Diverse Parts of the Body

growth is known to kill when these cells spread throughout the body and prevent normal function of vital organs. These cells are able to develop in almost any organ, fluid, or tissue within the body. ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Xenotransplantation

rovides a way of donating organs from closely human related species to the patients with failure of vital organs. This is done by genetically engineering human organs in animals, which in itself in a ... s. Advances in science have made transfer of organs a very important issue. The increasing rates of vital organ failure and the very small supply of donated organs have made a wide gap between donated ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Euthanasia.

ficially dead. What this actually means is that although there may not be any brain activity, other vital organs can work by means of certain equipment. Now heart and lung machines can keep people ali ... gans may work, what is the difference between death and a vegetable when the vegetable just has his vital organs working, and both the deceased and the vegetable have no use of the brain? If you truly ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The Effects of Carbon Monoxide (CO) on the Human Body

oxygen from the red blood cells, deprives the brain, the heart, the nervous system, and many other vital organs of oxygen. The replacement of oxygen with carbon monoxide fills the red blood cell with ... n monoxide fills the red blood cell with carboxyhemoglobin (COHb). The lack of oxygen to all of the vital organs of the human body causes dangerous concussions, suffocation, stroke, and heart attacks. ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Fats

ey are 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 ...

(2 pages) 27 0 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

That marijuana should not be legalised.

drug are quite astounding. The alarming affects on the body include a tremendous decimation of the vital organs, which consist of the brain, heart and lungs. Some of the short term effects on the bra ... earning difficulties, disorientated perception and loss of coordination. Longs term effects on this vital organ also include increased activation in stress response system and changes in the activity ...

(3 pages) 56 1 2.1 May/2007

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

Hope Lives Where Death Seems t

" device, when inflated, pushes a liter of blood from each of the lower three body quadrants to the vital organs: the heart, lungs, and liver. After the administration of the MAST, the man's blood pre ...

(4 pages) 425 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hope lives where death seems t

" device, when inflated, pushes a liter of blood from each of the lower three body quadrants to the vital organs: the heart, lungs, and liver. After the administration of the MAST, the man's blood pre ...

(4 pages) 469 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcohol Abstinence. A persuasive essay about becoming abstinent from alcohol.

ment and coordination, it can increase the chance of aggressive acts, it can do permanent damage to vital organs, and it can cause cancer, gastrointestinal irritations such as nausea, diarrhea, and ul ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

How Heart Functions as a One Way Pump and Coronary Heart Diseases

Heart, Coronary Heart Disease And Effects Of LifestylesHeart is the one of the most vital organs in the entire body. It delivers essential substances to the cells of the body by means ...

(7 pages) 41 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

EggSploitation

red medical examination, blood work, and ultrasound to examine a donor's ovaries, uterus, and other vital organs. When the medical evaluation has finished, the candidate is also referred to a psycholo ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays