Essays Tagged: "Common cold"

A Critique of the Book "Feeling Good" by David Burns

ence's attention in the first paragraph: ' In fact depression is so widespread it is considered the common cold of psychiatric disturbances' (Burns, 1992) p. 9. Burns(1992), continues to suggest that ... disturbances' (Burns, 1992) p. 9. Burns(1992), continues to suggest that the difference between the common cold and depression lies in the fact that depression is lethal. Irwing and Barbara Serason (1 ...

(10 pages) 101 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The relationship between diet and social behaviour and the incidence of colds.

tired. Many people in the United States believe that a bowl of chicken soup can help alleviate the common cold, and that "an apple a day will keep the doctor away." In China, herbs have long been use ... in particular appears to have received much attention, especially as it pertains to the flu and the common cold. One study showed a slight reduction in symptoms due to the common cold in individuals w ...

(8 pages) 102 0 4.5 May/2003

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

Diseases and the Immune System.

iruses can be airborne(droplet) and enter the body through our respiratory system eg the flu or the common cold is often spread when by someone sneezing. Some of the virus is released into the air in ... tten by the insect and bacteria enter the bloodstream. An example to this is malaria which is still common in many countries today. Some diseases are also spread through sexual contact such as HIV and ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay discusses why technological exploration is more important than the exploration of the 1500s.

nd finest ways to treat and prevent disease. In earlier times there were no medicines, even for the common cold. Technology has allowed doctors to develop medication, and effective treatments for dise ...

(1 pages) 31 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Organ Transplants: Transplants patients could be in risk by disease or virus

transplant.Scientists say that many heart transplant failures in children appear to be caused by a common cold virus that infects the organ. This same virus also infects other part of our body. If it ... ns that contribute to ordinary heart disease. The cold virus germ known as adenovirus can cause the common child hood disease pinkeye. More rarely, the virus has been implicated in a heart inflammatio ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Describe what psychologists have found out about lifestyles

some people will smoke and drink despite health warnings, and others may go to see a doctor about a common cold. There are a variety of different theories, models and studies that examine this area.Th ... low education, people may overlook infections, rashes as normal everyday dry skin etc, or mistake a common cold for a disease, as well as especially not been aware of the hazards of sexually transmitt ...

(5 pages) 105 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Yogurts Effect on Constipation

of the leading reports of medical problems in the US is constipation, which ranges second after the common cold. About 15 million to 20 million women report this problem but experts say that there are ...

(7 pages) 83 2 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

To what extent does research support a link between stress and the immune system?

me, Stone's experiment on stressful events and the links to symptoms, Cohen et al experiment on the common cold, and Keicolt Glaser who looked into immune function.Stress has been found to suppress th ... er negative events easier than positive events.Cohen et all (1991) experimented with stress and the common cold. He exposed volunteers, consisting of 154 men and 226 women, to nasal drops that contain ...

(3 pages) 73 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Depression : The Sadness Disease--a Detailed Description

ople that are left spiritless and melancholic? In today's society depression is referred to as the "common cold of the mental health problems." More than 5 percent of Americans have depression, that e ... iduals." This combination can lead to deeply emotional reactions to major losses. Depression is not common in young children, but abuse, losses, and having a seriously depressed parent increase the ri ...

(8 pages) 135 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Human Papilloma Virus Symptoms Treatments Who's at risk?

America. Many, such as some influenzas, AIDS, and cancer, are life-threatening; others, such as the common cold, are primarily more an inconvenience. Human Papilloma Virus, HPV for short, is one such ... kin growths whose appearance depends on where they grow. There are various types of warts: seed (or common) warts, plantar warts, flat warts, and genital warts are a few.Common warts usually grow on t ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Misuse of Antibiotics

doctor telling them just to rest and drink plenty of fluids. Since doctors are doing this for many common colds and many strains of strep, many of the bacterial strains are becoming resistant to the ... few reasons why doctors need to use their privledges responsibly before people start dying from the common cold or strep throat. A survey concluded that over 1/2 of the American population would rathe ...

(1 pages) 59 1 2.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Trends in US History Before 1776

many were killed from diseases that the Europeans brought over, such as small pox, and forms of the common cold. This continued until well after the Revolution, and many Natives were forced into slave ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Could herbal medicines be the answer to your suffering?

Medicinal herbs have been used for thousands of years in treating a wide range of common health problems. These illnesses range anywhere from the common cold to circulatory diseases. ... e coughs) and expectorants (produce more watery mucus that can be more easily coughed out).The most common way of taking herbal medicine is as a tea or infusion (an extract of soluble ingredients in w ... , creams, ointments, pills, tablets, lotions, powders and compresses. Liquid medicines are the most common form of medicine prescribed by herbalists. This is because they are easy to take and they all ...

(5 pages) 76 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pharmsim Simulation Paper. This paper shows, how to implement the marketing strategies in Pharmsim simulation.

also the internal environment of All-star. We are striving to produce cutting edge remedies for the common cold and allergy symptoms, while maintaining the highest market share, with opportunities and ...

(10 pages) 85 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Key To The Future Is In The Genes

genes in your white blood cells, you can create immunities to such viruses as HIV, Ebola, even the common cold. This small affect alone can increase life expectancy and help raise the quality of life ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Antibiotic resistance

uld be used to treat bacterial infections, they are not effective against viral infections like the common cold, most sore throats, and the flu. There are a number of antibiotics that are no longer as ... extremely improbable by chance alone, it's a strong suggestion but not proof that the genes have a common origin. But don't forget that the bacterial anti-antibiotic toolkit also includes multiple mu ...

(6 pages) 73 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bad Luck for A Friend, Bad Luck For Me.

It was tough luck for my friend. He would catch a new kind of common cold every other month, twist his ankle everyway possible way, and he always managed to set f ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Shows the impact on Native Americans by European conquest. Uses reference to James Wilson- "The Earth Shall Weep".

hout touching on the impact of disease. To begin with, Europeans brought small pox, measles and the common cold with them as they landed on the United States from Europe. Native Americans could not fi ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Common Cold or Rhinitis

s is one of the infectious disorders in the upper respiratory tract.It is also called coryza or the common cold and is considered as the leading cause of doctor's visits and missed days from school an ... l cavity ,sinuses, pharynx and larynx. There are more than 200 different viruses known to cause the common cold, however the rhinovirus is the most common pathogen. The common cold is spread through a ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Prevention is Better than Cure

ertainly think it is very true that prevention is better than cure. When we speak of illnesses, the common cold and influenza, or flu, comes to mind immediately. These two illnesses can be prevented a ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing