Essays Tagged: "Anemia"


Malaria is a parasitic disease characterized by fever, chills, and anemia. Malaria is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium that is transmitted from one human to anot ... .The majority of symptoms are caused by the massive release of merozoites into the bloodstream, the anemia resulting from the destruction of the red blood cells, and the problems caused by large amoun ... ood cells burst. Sequential chills, fever, and sweating headache, nausea and vomiting, muscle pain, anemia. Malaria can also be transmitted congenitally, meaning from a mother to her unborn baby, and ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

ANEMIA - types, causes, and treatments explained

Anemia is not a disease, but a sign that the body has some sort of problem with its red blood cells ... cells (RBCs). If a person's blood does not have the right amount of red blood cells or hemoglobin, anemia can develop. Anemia is defined as a decrease in the circulating red blood cell mass and an eq ... se in the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood (also known as hemoglobin). There are many types of anemia that are grouped by their underlying cause. To determine which type, doctors describe color, ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Facts about Leukemia

patients clotting ability and makes the patient more susceptible to abnormal bleeding and bruising. Anemia is caused by the decreased production of normal red blood cells.Leukemic cells are actually a ... s blood. Therefore the word leukemia literally means white blood.Now you understand why INFECTIONS, ANEMIA AND EASY BRUSING ARE THE HALLMARKS OF LEUKEMIA. Other features include enlarged spleen, liver ...

(1 pages) 33 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcoholism: the symptoms and effects of the disease.

e pancreas, cirrhosis of the liver, serious problems from physical and nutritional neglect, such as anemia and gastritis, central and peripheral nervous system damage. An alcoholic is someone who show ...

(4 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Malaria: Investigating Malaria Parasites and Gene Expression.

e and also can cause political turmoil. Some symptoms of this disease involve having chills, fever, anemia, and other similar nauseated indications. The development of new treatments and cures depend ... epeating the whole cycle. This significant growth and destruction of red blood cells contributes to anemia.Gene expression is important an important factor in determining the cause and treatment for t ...

(3 pages) 82 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dual Identities Write an essay exploring the concepts of identity

the extent as Dubus, I can understand the anger that goes along with a disability. My disability is anemia, and while most people that suffer from anemia do not see anything other than minor side effe ...

(6 pages) 69 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Human Circulatory System:Sickel Cell

associated with it.One of the major problems associated with the circulatory system is sickle cell anemia. Usually a heredity disease, sickle cell anemia causes abnormalities in the shape of red bloo ... s put those with the disease at risk of internal hemorrhaging. A prolonged condition of sickle cell anemia without treatment often results in pain and organ damage.While there is no known cure for the ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


Anemia SummaryFor Foods and Nutrition we had to pick a disease problem that has everyday effects on ... s on people from all walks of life from different ends of the world. Our group chose iron deficient anemia. Anemia is when you lack something, so iron deficient anemia is when you have a lack of iron ...

(2 pages) 25 0 1.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Explain how homopoiesis occurs and how it results in mature red blood cells.

gative feedback mechanism. Describe three conditions, which would interfere with this and result in anemias.The process of homopoiesis takes place in the red bone marrow, which is a soft network of re ... . An insufficient number of red blood cells include blood loss and bone marrow failure. Hemorrhagic anemias result from blood loss. In hemolytic anemias, erythrocytes rupture prematurely. Low hemoglob ...

(2 pages) 26 1 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Report on Bioremediation of Contaminated-Explosive soil Instructions: Write a 2 page paper about applications of microbiology.

sure to 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene at their jobs. These effects included disorders of the blood, such as anemia, and abnormal liver function." (1)Treatment of the contaminated soil has usually been handled ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

What is Anemia? Types of Anemia Iron

AnemiaWhat is Anemia? Anemia is a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood. The word ... d. The word anemia comes from two Greek roots, together meaning "without blood." At the Symptoms of Anemia Mild anemia may have no outer symptoms. Weakness, fatigue, and pallor are very common symptom ... y have no outer symptoms. Weakness, fatigue, and pallor are very common symptom. Symptoms of severe anemia are shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, lightheadedness, headache, ringing in the ears, irr ...

(1 pages) 44 2 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


Thalassemia is a blood disorder that causes mild or severe anemia (Antonio, 1993). This happens when people do not have enough hemoglobin and is caused by the ... of this disease (Simon, 1999). In beta thalassemia major children are normal at birth, but develop anemia during the first year of life (Simon, 1999). The alpha and beta thalassemia's are distinct di ... ive regular blood transfusions, usually on a monthly basis (Simon, 1999). This helps prevent severe anemia and allow for more normal growth and development (Simon, 1999). Patients who receive signific ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ient in electromagnets and in galvanized sheet metal. It is also used in tonics, a is used to treat anemia. Iron nuclei are very stable, and iron is found in abundance throughout the universe. ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Heart Palpitations

heart rate, this may in turn result in a skipped heartbeat or racing heart. Hypoglycemia, anxiety, anemia, valve irregularities, and some thyroid problems also play a major role in this heart disease ... esting samples of the patients' blood may aid in establishing the cause of the disease. It can show anemia, blood sugar, and some thyroid problems. Testing blood sugar is only helpful if the patient i ...

(2 pages) 1140 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adolescents And Nutrition

of all the menstruating girls in the world are deficient in iron and have a high risk in developing anemia,a deffciency in iron. Also young athletes, male and female, have a high risk of getting anemi ... because of all the energy used on a sport. Can you believe that stress also causes a loss in iron! Anemia can cause people to have mental and physical problems. Some foods high in iron are lean meats ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Liberal studies

place. Many of the most degenerative and dehabilitating diseases: Huntington's chorea, sickle-cell anemia, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, hemophilia and some "2,800 [other] specific conditions are know ...

(5 pages) 611 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ns because the abnormal cells cannot stop infections like the normal cells do. Leukemia also causes anemia. Anemia is a disease in which the body makes less blood cells. This happens because the leuke ... kemia causes red blood cells to decrease, the cells are then replaced by abnormal ones. This causes anemia. Life expectancy is short without proper treatment. Chronic leukemia is most common in adults ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ll be lacking on vitamin B12 and they could get a disease by lacking that vitamin called pernicious anemia. Vitamin B12 come from animal product and some vegetables . Vitamin B12 is very important vit ... et enough of B12 and how could they substituting with natural foods."Deficiency can cause a type of anemia marked by fewer but larger red blood cells.It can also cause walking and balance disturbances ...

(4 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Iron Deficiency

erals is iron; the deficiency of iron in human body is a common disease throughout the world called Anemia.The iron-deficiency anemia occurs when the human body does not make sufficient amount of hemo ... ds to get required iron from other sources such as food, supplements and medicines. “The terms anemia, iron deficiency, and iron deficiency anemia often are used interchangeably but equivalent. I ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

Preoperative Anemia in Colon Cancer: Assessment of Risk Factors

Anemia is common in cancer patients and is associated with reduced survival. Recent studies document ... cancer patients and is associated with reduced survival. Recent studies document that treatment of anemia with blood transfusion in cancer patients is associated with increased infection risk, tumor ... tion risk, tumor recurrence, and mortality. We therefore investigated the incidence of preoperative anemia in colorectal cancer and assessed risk factors for anemia. Prospective data were collected on ...

(17 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays