Essays Tagged: "American College of Rheumatology"

Case Study: Dow Corning and the Silicone Breast Implant Controversy

y with hardly a demand for cosmetic surgery. With the approval of the Federal Trade Commission, the American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a professional association representing 97 ... are a repeat customer which perhaps helps to explain the increase of this surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Arlington Heights, Illinois, between 1992 ...

(12 pages) 129 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


isol may be associated with Fibromyalgia. However, physicians have been using the criteria that The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has developed in order to assist in diagnosing a patient with ... icians had a difficult time determining the proper diagnosis. The "Tender Points" criteria that the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) developed are what her physician used as a determining factor ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Fibromyalgia: New Insights Into a Misunderstood Ailment

turbances, morning stiffness, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety and other symptoms.According to the American College of Rheumatology, fibromyalgia affects 3 million to 6 million Americans, 80 percent ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ctionObesity has been an ongoing issue that has been commonly observed in the general population of Americans, many of them including college students. Substantial changes in their new lifestyle, such ... a person's risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, some cancers and other ailments. African-Americans were 1.4 times as likely to be obese as non-Hispanic whites in 2007, according to the U.S. ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness