Essays Tagged: "illnesses"

Jonas Salk

inning of mankind, man has looked for cures of illness. Jonas Salk found acure for one of the worst illnesses in the history of man, polio. Jonas Salk's polio vaccinewas a great discovery of his time, ...

(9 pages) 81 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diseases as a Reflection of the Psyche

me ofmind, active and content, then they are physicallyhealthy and have the ability to ward off manyillnesses. However, in the event the person is in adeep state of depression, inactive, or despondent ... ilities around the world,leading to alternative fields of medical interventionsfor treating various illnesses. Mind/Body medicineexists worldwide. On October 26, 1993, TurnerBroadcast System will air ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/1992

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Let People Decide Their own Fate: Free Market Bioethics" Discusses the benefits of allowing people (not government) to make their own decisions regarding cloning and bioengineering.

g arguments. On one hand biotechnology is the Holy Grail for millions of people, offering cures for illnesses and disabilities thought to be incurable. On the other side of the argument, a society of ... in a modern society, and that people should have the option to get state of the art cures for their illnesses. If someone doesn't wish to seek "unnatural" cures that person always has the option to co ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Aids discrimination

n the inflicted. Health Policies through job-related fields must learn to recognize that like other illnesses, A.I.D.S does not forbid an employee of performing his or her duties. It is the most alter ... IV-infected workers should be treated the sameas persons with any other non-work-relatedinjuries or illnesses, such as diabetes orepilepsy. They are entited to equal rightsand benefits of employment, ...

(7 pages) 195 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


all their thoughts and actions have to do aresomehow associated with alcohol. Alcoholism like other illnesses will become worsewithout treatment and remain life-threatening as long as it is left untre ...

(8 pages) 232 1 3.8 Mar/1997

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

controversy over genetic engineering, an essay about genetics and such.

e many benefits of genetic engineering. At the forefront of these benefits is preventing and curing illnesses. Imagine beating chronic, fatal diseases before they strike. Think of the lives, money, su ...

(4 pages) 204 0 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Patients in Tertiary Health may be said to be at a greater risk of developing pressure sores. Discuss how such situations may be prevented.

llowed us to extend the life expectancy of these patients, well into old age. As a result, previous illnesses such as pneumonia, which would have claimed the lives of these patients, has become less o ... arson, 1997). Systemic diseases such as Diabetes Melitis, pernicious anaemia, and the other chronic illnesses also contribute toward the development of pressure sores, as they also have an effect on t ...

(10 pages) 190 1 3.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Animal Rights

cures for many diseases through animal testing, giving new alternatives and shining a new light for illnesses that did not have a cure before. Working with animalslike monkeys and dogs have resulted i ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Why is beer better than milk?

BGH and IGF-1, drugs both known to cause cancer. Beer also does not cause osteoporosis or any other illnesses when taken in moderation.Milk is an extremely inhumane product to produce. Animals are not ...

(1 pages) 150 7 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The essay is a deft analysis of Jeremy Rifkin's book "Beyond Beef"

able to afford beef, are dying from diseases. Rifkin has several chapters dedicated to the host of illnesses those beef eating individuals are susceptible to. The titles include, "Sacrifice to Slaugh ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

stem cell research

Stem Cell ResearchWith all the advances in medical technology there are still diseases, illnesses and conditions that cannot be treated or cured effectively. Researchers are now finding th ...

(1 pages) 168 2 3.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Air Pollution

pollutants,' according to Gay, 'are known to cause respiratory diseases, cancer, and other serious illnesses' (12). Air pollution not only threatens the health and life of humans but also causes dama ...

(4 pages) 203 1 1.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

All about cancer.

d discovered by Hippocrates, the father of medicine, in about 400b.c. It includes approximately 150 illnesses that can be produced anywhere inside or outside the human body. Even though there are so m ...

(8 pages) 170 0 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Advertisements use unique ways to grab audiences: compares the techniques of two breast cancer ads

advertisement is one for a cure for breast cancer. I find it especially interesting in how ads for illnesses suck their audience into their cause. They aren't telling individuals how to live the best ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Long Term Effects of Marijuana -- Marijuana is a drug that divides people. Some people claim it as the wonder drug of the '90s, capable of relieving the symptoms of many serious illnesses.

e people claim it as the wonder drug of the '90s, capable of relieving the symptoms of many serious illnesses. Others curse the day the cannabis plant was ever discovered. From pain relief to stimulat ...

(5 pages) 156 1 2.4 Dec/2002

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

What is stress?

s. It is when you experience so many common stressors, such as heavy traffic, noise, money worries, illnesses, relationship problems, rising crime rates, or work frustrations, that stress takes a chro ... hip, the immune, neuroendocrine, and nervous systems respond to the brain and psyche. Virtually all illnesses, from the flu to cancer, are influenced for good or bad by our thoughts and feelings." R. ...

(2 pages) 205 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The "Gulf War Syndrome".

l systems?2) Did the inoculations contribute to the deteriorating health of the veterans?3) Are the illnesses directly related to the chemical warfare of the Iraqi government?During the Gulf War many ... free smoke and petroleum products. Since the war has ended, a number of veterans have complained of illnesses that have varied in seriousness and effects on the veteran. Symptoms included the followin ...

(5 pages) 98 1 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The use of genetics in the world today and why we need to put funds toward it

Genetic ScienceThe world of genetic science is capable of curingillnesses and answering hopeless questions. Genetics is thestudy of heredity. Genetics is able to te ... es andsicknesses. This is an area of genetics that needs supportto help people in need of life-long illnesses.Genetics is a big part in the aid of healthcare. Geneticscan give an explanation of the re ... s the stem cell. If the stem cell research is complete, wewill be able to answer questions and cure illnesses like:Why don't we live forever, how can you cure burns, heartdisease, diabetes, limb amput ...

(1 pages) 50 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

"The Young President": An essay on the life and times of JFK (includes works cited)

tic persona and lively family.As a young child Jack Kennedy (Jack was a nickname for John) had many illnesses including scarlet fever, which almost killed him at age 4, whooping cough, measles and chi ... lled him at age 4, whooping cough, measles and chicken pox, asthma, and diphtheria (Kent 14). These illnesses combined caused a lot of trouble in his early life and thus created problems from the star ...

(7 pages) 120 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Autobiography of Mark Twain

parents didn't expect him to live long. When he was growing up he was always in danger either with illnesses or drowning. When Sam was four years-old his family moved to Hannibal Missouri, a town on ...

(3 pages) 61 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors