Essays Tagged: "bones"


in and disability. This disease is characterized by low bone mass and structural worsening of your bones, leading to bone fragility. There is an increased chances of damaging the hip, spine, and wris ... in elderly womenUse of certain medicationsChronically low calcium intakeThin and/or small bonesAn inactive lifestyleCigarette smokingExcessive use of alcoholAdvanced ageWomen ...

(3 pages) 118 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Legalization of Marijuana

ot, weed, bud, herb, ghanja, grass, wacky tabacci, funky bhudda, green, indo, mary jane, hemp, kif, bones, funny stuff, etc. is a substance obtained from the dried leaves and flowering tops of the pis ...

(5 pages) 245 0 4.5 Oct/1996

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

Milk: Does it Really Do the Body Good?

your parents and teachers that milk does the body good? Were you ever told that milk builds strong bones and helps you grow? Were you ever told that milk is a good source of protein? Although we have ... verage Japanese girl was ovulating at the age of 12.2 years, three years younger.Milk builds strong bones and helps you grow.By now you must be thinking to yourself, "What about all the good things we ...

(8 pages) 216 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


, manganese fluorine andzinc.Once of the most important is calcium. Calcium is used tobuild up your bones. It also helps to keep your teeth strong.About 90% of all calcium is stored in your bone's. It ... is in most foods. It is very important in containinghealthy mussel cells. It also helps in forming bones.Sodium is another kind of mineral. Sodium is usuallyfound in small but ok quantities in natura ...

(1 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Character and Nature Of Molly Grue in "The last unicorn"

s the picture we get is that of an old woman, who is unsophisticated, and has worked herself to the bones. You would probably think that Molly isn't a nice person. Molly is a nice person, because unde ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Pair of Ticket"

n the narrator leaves the Hong Kong border to China, she feels the 'familiar old pain'aching in her bones. This pain comes form her internal conflict between two different culture, herdenial of being ...

(6 pages) 203 0 3.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The cask of amontillado

ely 10:30 A.M. I got a call from a Mr. Machiano saying while renovating a palazzo his men found the bones of a human. When I got to the scene one of his employees showed me to the bones. The clothes w ...

(2 pages) 120 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Who's in the Wall?

10:30 A.M. I got a call from a Mr. Machiano saying that while renovating a palace his men found the bones of what seamed to be a human body. When I got to the scene one of his men showed me to the cor ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card

herehe finds out that it is very tough. He ends up killing 2 kidsand breaking count less numbers of bones in the 4 yearsthat he is there. While he is there he plays a virtual realitygame. When he beat ...

(3 pages) 75 1 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

it's about the genetic disorder Osteogenesis imperfecta.

Osteogenesis imperfectaOsteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder characterized by bones that break easily, often from little or no apparent cause. There are at least four recognized ... as either less collagen than normal, or a poorer quality of collagen than normal that leads to weak bones that fracture easily (Smith). It is often, though not always, possible to diagnose OI based so ...

(6 pages) 76 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Osteoporosis: Prevention is the Key

Osteoporosis is a disorder in which bone mass decreases and bones become thin and lose strngth. This loss of bone can lead to bones breaking more easily. At thi ... coli which has 136mg of calcium in one cup.Another key to prevention is exercise. Any time in which bones are not active then bone loss will occur. Active women have a higher bone densoty than those w ...

(1 pages) 70 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Your Bones in Space

- -==============================================================================Your Bones in Space ASTRONOMY AND SPACE SCIENCESIG------------------------------------------------------- ... tain what is not needed? Logically thegreatest loss -demineralization- occurs in the weight bearing bones ofthe leg [Os Calcis] and spine. Bone loss has been estimated by calcium-balancestudies and ex ... t bone remodeling.' In the earlymissions, X-ray densitometry was used to measure the weight-bearing bonespre & post flight. In the later Apollo, Skylab and Spacelab missions Photonabsorptiometry ( ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space


break through thin ice, or your coat could get stuck in the belt and suck you in, breaking all your bones. Yes, the snowmobile is not just a thrilling ride, but it could be your worst nightmare. If yo ...

(2 pages) 36 1 2.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Title: Pedrito I attempted to converse to the reader two morals.

th them. However, Pedrito would say, "No, the sun is too hot. It is so hot that is going to burn my bones." Pedrito's mother used to encourage him to go outside and play with his friends, but he refus ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Paleontologists: This is a report on the career and on carnivores and herbivores.

dest field of any kind of scientific studies.There are many reasons, one is not only do they dig up bones, but they also collect teeth,claws, skin, hair, fish scales, eggshells, tracks, insects, leave ... ich might have created mass extinctions, or caused life toevolve in new directions. By studying the bones of a dinosaur was sick, injured, or how itdied.One thing paleontologists studied, and argued a ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Essay required for admittance to a radiology tech program, containing observation experiences

k that this job is limited to aiming a machine, positioning a patient, and taking pictures of their bones, but come to find out there was a whole lot more to it.Radiology Technologists are everywhere ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A History of Human Ancestors. What theories make up what we know about our earliest ancestors? What are the characteristics of our different homo ancestors?

f which was proposed to have migrated out of Africa around 200,000 years ago. At the Sima site, the bones are at least 250,000 years old, and are assigned to that of H. heidelbergensis. This evidence ... een found in western and central Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. These people made huts of mammoth bones and skins. The earlier Neanderthals weren't known to build shelters, but instead lived in cave ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Organ donation.

women. Give my heart to a person whose heart has caused nothing but endless days of pain... Take my bones, every muscle, every fiber and nerve in my body and find a way to make a crippled child walk.. ...

(3 pages) 188 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Alexander Technique and Pregnancy.

ty-five pounds during pregnancy. During pregnancy, a woman's uterus shifts and her pelvis and other bones expand to create room for the growing baby. This drastically throws off the mother's center of ...

(4 pages) 52 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


iropractic so different from other health care procedures. The spinal column is a series of movable bones, which begin at the base of the skull and end at the center of the hips. Thirty-one pairs of s ... not as well developed as everyone thinks. The spine has weak areas: the design could be better; the bones and shock absorber disc pads that lie between them could be stronger and more resilient; and t ...

(10 pages) 96 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine