Essays Tagged: "Liver"

Clinical Chemistry Tests in Medicine

be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and about muscle and bone disease. There are many blood chemistry tests availabl ... ergo deamination, the removal of the amino group. Deamination, which takes place principally in the liver, results in the formation of ammonia. In the liver, the ammonia is quickly converted to urea, ...

(11 pages) 220 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


nd 2. The amount of alcohol you consume over time (the faster youdrink, the higher your BAL, as the liver can only handle about a drink per hour--the restbuilds up in your blood stream).Understanding ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Biology AT1 on the affect of hydogen peroxide on the liver

t factors affect the decomposition of hydrogenperoxide by the enzyme catalase which is found in the liver' Introduction: Enzymes are biological catalysts. They speed up the chemical reactions w ... The variables that affect the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide are:1. The temperature of the liver2. The surface area of the liver3. The pH of the hydrogen peroxide4. The concentration of the e ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Psychodelic Drugs

oughout the body, affecting literally every organ it touches in a matter of minutes. Enzymes in the liver metabolize alcohol at a rate of 10-15 ml (less than one half ounce) per hour. Hence, only time ... igh blood pressure, increased risk of heart attack, pancreatitis, various cancers, cirrhosis of the liver. Chronic heavy drinking in men is associated with testicular atrophy and breast enlargement. I ...

(13 pages) 235 1 4.3 Nov/1996

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

Abstract: Characterization of Serum Lipoprotein Profiles of Healthy, Adult Cats and Idiopathic Feline Hepatic Lipidosis Patients

loss, vomiting and lethargy. Hepatic lipidosis occurs when the accumulation of triglyceride in the liver is greater than 5% of the gross liver weight.Since recreating the conditions that allow for th ... agnosis of IFHL (idiopathic feline hepatic lipidosis). After a needle aspirate and/or biopsy of the liver the diagnoses ranged from moderate to severe hepatic lipidosis.After an overnight fast of 16 h ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


an to another by the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. In humans, the parasites migrate to the liver where they mature and release another form called merozoites. These enter the bloodstream and ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology


excrushatating abdominal pain. By then it is usually too late when the person finds out that their liver is failing and that there disease is caused by one of the most contagious, dangerous and deadl ... B, C, D, E, and G. Hepatitis descries the destructive affect of the viral invasion of the body and liver by six and separate viruses. Each type of viral infection varies from one to another in degree ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


e physical problems. More then three drinks a day over a few weeks causes destructive danger in the liver. Changes in the brain and nervous result in crazy behavior. A family or individual with an alc ... ften consume alcohol despite knowing that they suffer from alcohol-related medical problems such as liver disease.Alcohol affects many organ systems of the body, but perhaps most notably affected are ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Hepatitis B

The liver is the largest internal organ in the body and probably the most important. It is also the only ... t is also the only organ than can repair itself, unless it is contaminated with a deadly virus. The liver is like a complex chemical factory that works 24 hours a day, and if it doesn't work properly, ... stances.Regulates the supply of essential vitamins and minerals such asiron and copper. ( most common serious liver infection worldwide is Hepa ...

(4 pages) 143 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Human Cloning - Is it right? Is it wrong? This essay debates human cloning from a Christian perspective. The final answer is no; human cloning should be banned.

mortality. Regenerating human parts is one of these ideas. People who once had a defective heart or liver can now be given a new one grown from their own cells. People who are paralyzed can be given a ...

(3 pages) 425 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How the pancreatic endocrine hormones glucagon and insulin work antagonistically to maintain homeostasis in the body and a discussion of negative feedback.

e last meal.There are three main organs that regulate the control of blood sugar: the pancreas, the liver and the adrenal glands. The pancreas produces hormones called insulin and glucagon. These horm ... high. The adrenal gland plays a key function in making sure blood sugar levels are high enough. The liver helps with sugar metabolism by creating insulin receptor sites.After a meal, insulin directs t ...

(1 pages) 87 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

In Washington Irving's short story "The Devil and Tom Walker", explain the how and why: Tom is a conventional character with no individuality.

ee, supposing it to contain the household valuables. When Tom opens the apron and finds a heart and liver, he is not horrified as most people would be if they discovered that their spouse had been sla ...

(2 pages) 63 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The vitamin b5.

ve supplements that could help prevent acne and aging.SOURCESB5's main sources are in eggs, kidney, liver, salmon and the best source of b5 is in yeast.B5 can be stored in the liver and if present in ...

(1 pages) 51 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Kierkegaard vs Sartre: An Existentialist Approach.

"Is live worth living? That depends on the liver," is quite an anonymous, but knowledgeable, quote. Though this may seem a more modern way of v ... it is a valid view on life itself, and what life means.The meaning of life is determined by its own liver, and this idea encompasses much of the philosophy of existentialism. Jean-Paul Sartre and Sore ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Literary Essay on the hidden messages in the children's story "Snow White".

"Bring me her lungs and her liver as a sign of her death"(7). This sounds like something from a horror or a murder novel or defi ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Clone or Not to Clone.

on given was,) " for a cancer victim who could use their DNA to clone spare body parts such as; the liver, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, and bone marrow." Some religious officials argue that human cloning ...

(2 pages) 101 2 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What is cholesterol?

all human beings. Two sources contribute to the amount of cholesterol in the human body. First, the liver manufactures about 80 percent of it. Second, people consume it by eating animal products such ... ks, and milk products, such as butter and cheese, contain cholesterol. Such organs as the brain and liver contain much cholesterol.Cholesterol is a type of lipid, one of the classes of chemical compou ...

(7 pages) 100 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

History of Beer.

poet wrote, "I feel wonderful, drinking beer, "in a blissful mood with joy in my heart and a happy liver" ( Benton, DiYanni 32). Also, during the Babylonian times beer was so valued to people t ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

Type One Diabetes and Its Effects.

ows sugar to pass into our cells so it can be burned for our energy." Internal sugars come from the liver. External sugars are "burned" for energy in the "body's cells." In type one diabetes the pancr ... "use it for good self-care.""In order to survive, people with type one diabetes must have insulin delivered either by pump or injections." They may also "need to take medications to control their chol ...

(4 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Drinking Responsibly: Fact or Fiction? Highschool thoughts.

dicted smoking than it is to admit to alcoholism. Alcohol can destroy your insides, especially your liver. You may ask, why is it legal if it can be so bad for you. It's legal because it is the world' ...

(2 pages) 29 1 3.0 Dec/2003

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