Essays Tagged: "live births"

Cystic Fibrosis

among whites and the major cause of chronic lung disease in children. 50% of people are expected to live to be 30, but a majority die before age thirteen. 1:2000 whites have cystic fibrosis, 1:17000 b ... but a majority die before age thirteen. 1:2000 whites have cystic fibrosis, 1:17000 blacks, 1:6000 live births, 1:2500 Americans, and 1:20 is a carrier.The genes are inherited in pairs, with one gene ...

(7 pages) 134 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Prader-Willi Syndrome.

r near time of conception for unknown reasons. The incidence of this syndrome is 1/10,000- 1/25,000 live births. Occurring in both sexes and all races. Although considered a "rare" disorder, Prader-Wi ... linical features begin during the gestational period. 1) Reduced fetal activity (76%), 2) Nonterm delivery (41%), and 3) Breech presentation (26%). During infancy, Gross motor developmental delay (98% ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ild will be a carrier for the gene defect.Studies conducted since 1979 show that 1 of every 200,000 live births in the Unite States will have homocystinuria. Prevalence in Great Britain, Ireland, and ... homocystinuria. Prevalence in Great Britain, Ireland, and Australia is approximately is 1 in 82,000 live births.Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Of the 20 amino acids found in body prot ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

An essay on Edward's Syndrome also known as Trisomy 18.

reasure and deeply love their infants. Luckily, the incidence of this condition is about 1 per 6000 live births, with a male to female ratio of 1:2 (Oxbridge Solutions Ltd, 2003). Thus, it does not af ... e with no choice but to decide to conceive the baby in the privacy of one's own home. The baby is delivered, in a double-footling breech position, after a fairly short labor, the baby lives for an hou ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Noonan Syndrome. About a genetic disorder, symptoms, causes,impact,bibliography

allypresent in both males and females(Gandy p.1). Noonan Syndrome affects 1 out of every1,000-2,500 live births(Gandy p.1). One gene ,PTPN11, has been discovered to cause NoonanSyndrome, but there are ... ,this is the most troubling and requires the most attention. It is also the mostdebilitating. I can live with looking differently and being a joke in the datingworld. I've long since stopped caring ab ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is an Essay about the history, hardships, and chemical properties of turner's syndrome

mes that look like this:Obtained from Yahoo Health (internet)Turner Syndrome affects 1 out of 3,000 live births. Many pregnancies are aborted after the parents are told of their fetus's deficiency. Th ... of Turner Syndrome have a normal range of intelligence.Turner Syndrome, although rare, affects many lives. It is a life-long battle for all women who have the disorder. Dealing with short stature, web ...

(2 pages) 44 1 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An Argument in favor of Governmental Intervention regarding Population Control

n as well, adding to overpopulation. In 1998, the US infant mortality rate was 7.2 percent of 1,000 live births. This number increased in 1998 to 3,944,046, a 2 percent increase over the previous year ... Over time, the number should decrease in theory.As overpopulation becomes more evident in our daily lives, so does the rising rate of crime. As far as crime goes, I believe in "an eye for an eye". Our ...

(7 pages) 68 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Down's syndrome - cause, description, and management

ems of Down syndrome. "The estimated incidence of Down syndrome is between 1 in 1,000 to 1 in 1,100 live births. Each year approximately 3,000 to 5,000 children are born with this disorder. It is beli ... changes for people with Down syndrome over two past decades. Children with the syndrome now usually live at home and enjoy the love and warmness they receive from their families. They benefit from ear ...

(5 pages) 105 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

A Research Report On the Norton Kosair Children's Hospital Market research report

ugh 17 years4.6) Rate of unintended or mistimed pregnancies4.7) The infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births4.8) Percent of infants born to pregnant women receiving prenatal carebeginning in the fi ... eing tracked. Lack of data sources resulted in this change.4.6) The infant mortality rate per 1,000 live birthsThe infant mortality rate in Kentucky continues to decline with a decrease from 7.6 in 19 ...

(11 pages) 312 1 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

List of Genetic Disorders

k of heart defects, skeletal abnormalities, and other medical problems. Affected individuals rarely live past infancy because of the life threatening medical problems associated with this condition. P ... g medical problems associated with this condition. Patau syndrome affects approximately 1 in 10,000 live births. The risk of having a child with Patau syndrome increases as a woman gets older.Sickle C ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Pro-Life Vs. Pro-choice You Decide

been declining since 1979. But it reached its all time high in 1984 at 36.4 abortions for every 100 live births. Worldwide about 46 million women have abortions(Sagan, Chapter 15).Eighty percent of wo ... od does begin at the instant of conception. So they believe it is still a human being and is still alive. Just because you do not want or can not have the child does not mean the child does not want t ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

ugs in the United States. Research links alcohol consumption and fetal damage as affecting 1 in 750 live births' (Gardner p.6). Children with FAS may show some of the following characteristics:a) Low ... chiatric problems, criminal behavior, unemployment, and high drop out rates in school. FAS children live with cognitive and social barriers that follow them to adulthood. As adults, some FAS people ha ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Comparison of Social Indicator

rvices. Life expectancy at birth in Nepal is 57 years and the infant mortality rate at 82 per 1,000 live births is among the highest in the world. Medical facilities are shockingly incomplete, partly ... and with an easily accessible health care system, infant mortality rate in Australia is 5 per 1,000 live births - only a sixteenth of Nepal's infant mortality rate.Abundant in natural resources and a ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

So close, so far... neglected

olence and drugs, plus much more that is simply out of hand. Deprivation and rejection dominate the lives of many children, among both poor and middle-class.We cannot ensure the safety of children on ... gnancies. Couples marrying today face an even higher chance of divorcing at some point during their lives together. "A family's deterioration can come about in ways other than separation" (Wilson 50). ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Fetal alcohol syndrome

ss easily diagnosed fetal alcohol effects (FAE). The incidence of FAS is estimated at .33 per 1,000 live births. The estimated incidence of FAE is three times that of FAS. With an annual cost of $76.4 ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

        It is clear that an abortion is a deliberate removal

was the most "abortion friendly" state in the union. Washington established Initiative-120 and we live with that law today. Initiative-120 states that: · It requires abortion-on-demand. · ... must be funded by public money. Initiative-120 was passed by less than a third of 1%, requiring no live births. But Initiative-120 states parental notification, informed consent and waiting periods a ...

(3 pages) 666 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


there were 354 people to each doctor, and in 2005 the infant mortality rate was 71 deaths per 1,000 live births. Expenditure on health in 2002 was 3 per cent of GDP.Economy:The GDP per capita of Uzbek ... of GDP.Economy:The GDP per capita of Uzbekistan is a low $2000 US, with 33% of the population that lives below the poverty line. This even though it exports $5 billion f.o.b.Tertiary, Primary, second ...

(3 pages) 946 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Smoking and sudden infant death syndrome

in the United States (Arias et al. 2002). The most recent data estimates 0.56 SIDS deaths per 1000 live births in 2001, which is significantly down from 1.2 deaths per 1000 live births in 1992 (Mathe ... ough 12/31/2002 in Southern California were matched with a control group of 200 mothers of healthy, live infants. Telephone interviews were correlated with medical records to evaluate the amount of to ...

(17 pages) 69 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Down Syndrome

r to be hereditary. It is the most common non-hereditary disorder; chances are about 1 in every 700 live births. The chance increases with the age of the mother. Women of 35 and older increase their c ... defects and abnormalities are not enough to stop these people from leading fairly normal and happy lives. Many side effects can be taken care of, and although some problems still remain, they can sti ...

(5 pages) 22 1 3.4 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Margaret Sanger: Womens Activist for Reproductive Health

, her mother's health declined with each pregnancy, a total of eighteen, with eleven of those being live births. Margaret's passion for preserving female health was ultimately driven by the death of h ... t only did Sanger lobby and fight for her beliefs for reproductive and sexual health education, she lived to see the fruit of her endeavors. Margaret Sanger's role in the reproductive movement was one ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies