Essays Tagged: "immunity"


Everyone born before1957 has already had mumps. After one attack of mumps, you will have lifelong immunity. The mumps virus is spread by contact of another person's discharge from the nose or mouth ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Immune System

ch as bacteria, fungi, parasites, andviruses. The body's ability to resist these invaders is called immunity. A key feature of theimmune system is its ability to destroy foreign invaders while leaving ... tem attacks and damages thesehealthy tissues. This reaction is called an autoimmune response or autoimmunity.The immune system is composed of many parts that work together to fightinfections when path ...

(3 pages) 157 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Vaccine Essay

their children during their early years, as they are vulnerable to many diseases due to their weak immunity. There are many diseases, infecting children, that may lead to death such as the polio dise ... them. Besides, Castro infers in 'House and Home' magazine, that childhood illness gives the child's immunity a chance to develop stronger and more resistant to diseases (24). Thus, it is a kind of tra ...

(3 pages) 163 2 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


y die or recover spontaneously, or the infection may respond to specific therapy. Often there is an immunity. Infectious diseases have strongly influenced the course of history on Earth. The organisms ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diplomatic Immunity

d ceremonies. These people have been the vital link between nations, and they have enjoyed complete immunity from the law of the host nation. Originally this immunity was extended as a courtesy to all ... assy, it is evident a small drug trafficking ring was being protected under the guise of diplomatic immunity.HISTORY/DESCRIPTIONThe international community has tried to develop a universally accepted ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Evolution of Immunity in Invertebrates

Pretty Thorough Summery of the Article -'Article Summery'Name: 'Immunity and the Invertebrates'Periodical: Scientific American Nov, 1996Author: Gregory Beck and Gai ... sts studied the immune defenses of past and current creatures. They gained further insight into how immunity works.The most basic requirement of an immune system is to distinguish between one's own ce ... -self cells. When a foreign object enters the body, several things happen. Blood stops flowing, the immunity system begins to eliminate unwanted microbes with phagocytic white blood cells. This defens ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Vaccines: How they work and the 3 types

ns that limit their virtulance. Usually one vaccine injection is sufficient to produced the desired immunity. Inactivated vaccines are produced by killing the infection causing micro-organisms with ch ... ted vaccines stimulate a somewhat weak immune response and require future booster shots to maintain immunity. Synthetic vaccines can be developed from antigenic fragments via genetic manipulation. The ...

(1 pages) 84 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The effects of smoking marijuana, the good and the bad.

its production of immune stimulating substances. But cigarette smokers may do greater harm to their immunity than pot users, who tend to smoke less. A study published earlier this year found that toba ...

(1 pages) 107 2 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Teen Drugs Use.

is a big seller these days and it is a lot worse than it used to be people's bodies are building ip immunity's to the drugs the the dealers have to add more things to help you get the "high". Divorce ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.5 Apr/2003

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

Giannarelli v Wraith.

thThe case of Giannarelli v Wraith raises many questions concerning duty of care to clients and the immunity of certain members of the legal society to negligence within the court and within circumsta ... rial would have been different. Most prominently, the legal issues involved in the case are that of immunity of legal practitioners from certain rules of negligence as well as the authority of the law ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Economic effects of september 11.

Our sense of immunity is gone. Similar events are the Arab oil embargo of October 1973--which challenged our assu ...

(9 pages) 307 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Integrated cicuit technology - silicon.

licon surface, thereafter, the completed circuit is appropriately packaged to give it environmental immunity.WAFERS The whole process starts with the preparation of the silicon wafers. The wafe ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

The Cultural Significance of Extraterrestrials.

chnical superiority but ultimately fails due to an earthly illness against which the aliens have no immunity. The pattern this story establishes has governed much of the science fiction of the twentie ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

What impact will the Human Rights Act (1998) have upon public policy immunity?

s of law which deal with these rights and civil liberties. Among the affected fields, public policy immunity stands out as a theme that is controversial even without the impact of the HRA, and one tha ... troversial even without the impact of the HRA, and one that has now become doubly so. Public policy immunity is a traditional policy under which workers who perform public duties are exempt from prose ...

(11 pages) 132 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Nuclear Retort--A Classical Argument

Iodide pills, utilized to strengthen the body's immunity to radioactivity, may become a common item on one's shopping list if the nuclear power mark ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


been attacked by virus C needs antibodies (proteins made by the immune system).They should provide immunity against the virus for life.Type C only causes a mild illness that is not much different fro ... nly have a 60 to 70 per cent success rate in preventing infection.The vaccine is short lived as any immunity provided doesn't last long.The vaccination must be repeated each year just before the 'flu ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pros and Cons of Vitamin Supplements

nctions in your body, such as maintaining the health of your skin and mucus linings, improving your immunity from infections, and helps eyesight when in dim light. Vitamin A can be derived from chees ...

(2 pages) 88 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Modest Proposal on Reality Shows based on "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift

minds against each other while preventing frostbite and avoiding vicious flesh eating polar bears, immunity can be symbolized by a parka or a blanket and instead of kicking them off the island; we ca ...

(1 pages) 77 2 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Effect of Exotic Diseases Josh de Salles

oblems are high population density, newly inhabited areas, increased travel, new generation without immunity, mutation in microbes, over use of antibiotics, poverty/poor sanitation, and change in huma ...

(11 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Music Fans vs. The Music Industry

not violated any laws. "Users are not direct copyright infringers because they are covered by the immunity granted by the AHRA, Audio Home Recording Act." This act explicitly allows unlimited copyi ...

(2 pages) 76 1 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays