Essays Tagged: "Heart Disease"

Is Salt really harmful??

ur Hull Hayes, Jr,. former comissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Admistration in 1981. The American Heart Dissociation, the American Medical Association also joined the low-salt appeal. They believe t ... edical Association also joined the low-salt appeal. They believe that sodium salt is connected with heart disease, circulator disorder, stroke and even early death.By many doctors and researchers are ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cigarettes and Their Destruction of the Brain

ltering changes. Smokers are well aware of the long-term risks of their habit: such as lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema, and other deadly illnesses. However, smokers are attracted by the immediat ...

(3 pages) 70 1 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Health, Disease and Disability

pect a bonus of several years of extra living thanks to continuing medical progress against cancer, heart disease and stroke.Specialists in the field of aging, developmental health psychologists, and ... ons begin emerging that limits daily activities such as arthritis, hypertension, chronic sinusitis, heart conditions, and hearing impairments. Fatal diseases also begin to appear for example: heart di ...

(5 pages) 384 0 4.7 Dec/1996

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

Heart Attacks

Heart attacks cause the death of millions of people per year. In this paper I will talk about the sc ... the death of millions of people per year. In this paper I will talk about the scientific names for heart attacks, the main causes of heart attacks, the symptoms of them, the treatments for them, and ... them, the treatments for them, and the last thing we will talk about is who is at risk for having a heart attack. But, before we can talk about these things we really should determine what heart attac ...

(5 pages) 167 1 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The hazardous effect of smoking

diseases related to smoking cigarettesA. How cigarette smoking effects your health1. Lung Cancer2. Heart Disease3. EmphysemaB. How cigarette smoke effects others1. A pregnant woman unborn child2. Non ... e Dangers of Smoking Cigarettes:How Smoking Effects Your Health and OthersAccording to the American Heart Association there are an estimated 50 million Americans who smoke (1). Smokers say, by smoking ...

(7 pages) 423 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Magnesium, a description of the element

and sugar cause magnesium loss. Loss of magnesium is related to high blood pressure, kidney stones, heart disease, and heart attacks.We get almost all of our magnesium from vegetables and seafood. Har ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Designer Babies

. Every day they are finding more and more genes that can be linked with things, such as cancer and heart disease, to things, like alcoholism and homosexuality. It has also been suggested that there i ... beneficial is because it could find out who is at a higher risk for many conditions such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. When people know this information about their genes, they can alter the ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Animal Rights

e million, because eating all those animals leads todegenerative--and fatal--health conditions like heart disease, kidneydisease, and cancer. So then man tortures and kills millions more animalsto loo ...

(5 pages) 206 0 2.2 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Smoking - Human Awareness Essay

topic on everyone's lips, is it the new age killer or is it just coincidental that most cancer and heart disease victims are smokers? The articles that this essay is based on refer to issues such as ... first place and they basically give up.Surgeons all over the world are refusing to operate on some Heart disease patients due to the fact that they haven't given up smoking prior to their operation.A ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Persuasive essay on the merits of DDT.

expect to be some of the leading causes of death among some of the poorest countries of the world? Heart disease? Malnourishment? AIDS? Here's one you may not have said: Malaria. Every year, as many ...

(2 pages) 152 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Against Smoking This is a persuasive essay and describes many reasons why you wouldn't want to be a smoker.

mes faster and more shallow. Plus your circulation begins to drop. Before youknow it, you will have heart disease. Also, cigarettes contain many cancer-causingsubstances, which hits your lungs and wil ... ausingsubstances, such as formaldehyde. The more second-hand smoke you breath, the greaterrisk of a heart attack or stroke, and the greater risk of lung cancer.Although smoking effects people's health ...

(1 pages) 36718 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The nervous system and its bodily functions.

discoveries for cures or diseases. The studies of the nervous system helped lower death rates from heart disease, stroke, accidents, etc. The nervous system is a network of neurons (nerve cells) that ... ls. The medulla oblongata is located at the lowest part of the brainstem. It controls reflexes like heartbeat, breathing, and swallowing. Any messages being carried to the muscles pass through the med ...

(8 pages) 207 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Tobacco product advertising.

ogy 100 Course Project - Media Advertisement"SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema, And May Complicate Pregnancy." Yes, I'm sure everyone is familiar with the ... ears from a woman. Nevermind the fact that lung cancer is the leading cause of death among smokers (Heart Disease Weekly 2002). It just doesn't matter. Millions of people brush aside the warnings and ...

(6 pages) 138 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What is cholesterol?

While cholesterol has a bad reputation for clogging up arteries and causing heart disease, this fatty molecule is an essential part of all cell membranes. Scientists have now f ... of the harmful effects of LDL cholesterol.FactHigh cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for heart disease.Source: The National Institutes of Health / National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ... ng, and Blood Institute (US)high cholesterol levels can lead to cardiovascular disease, for example heart attack and stroke, which claims a life every 33 secondscholesterol: a waxy, fat-like substance ...

(7 pages) 100 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a problem soultion paper on smoking.

ls in tobacco smoke that can cause cancer in humans and animals. Smoking can cause chronic lung and heart disease; also can cause strokes, and cancer of the lungs, larynx, esophagus, mouth, and bladde ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

A persuasive essay for the use of stem cells for research.

g stem cells in research to cure ot treat dozens of serious diseases such as Alzheimer's, diabetes, heart disease, and Parkinson's disease?" Don't you think that it would good idea to help cure diseas ...

(5 pages) 576 3 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Childhood Obesity: Time to Face the Facts.

has risen nearly 30% (Brownlee,68). According to experts, they're on the fast track for developing heart disease, diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure as adults.Why do so many young children have ...

(5 pages) 281 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is a biography of Washington Irving. It is not A+ material, but you cannot always turn in perfect papers. It gives a full description of his life but it is not as vivid and deep as it could be.

Biography of Washington IrvingWASHINGTON IRVING was born in New York, April 3, 1783, and died of heart disease, at Sunnyside, his country-seat on the banks of the Hudson, on November 28, 1859.Both ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


s an estimated 18 million Americans each year, more people than cancer and almost as many people as heart disease. Depression can strike anyone, regardless of age, race, nationality, occupation, incom ... an cause symptoms of depression, either directly or indirectly. Such as:1.Hormone-related diseases2.Heart disease3.Stroke4.Cancer5.Alzheimer's disease6.Parkinson's disease7.Obstructive sleep apnea8.Ch ...

(4 pages) 336 0 3.8 Dec/2003

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

Should cloning be legalized? Arguments pro-cloning and anti-cloning.

ans suffer from incapacitating illnesses and conditions such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. We have been searching for cures for these diseases for many years and wit ... e through the differentiation process. By isolating these cells in a lab, scientists could grow new heart cells to repair damage from heart attacks, new red blood cells for cancer patients and new ins ...

(4 pages) 166 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects