Essays Tagged: "lungs"


ase caused by a germ (bacterium) called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This germ primarily affects the lungs and may infect anyone at any age.In the United States, the number of TB cases steadily decreas ... s. The body's response to active TB infection produces inflammation which can eventually damage the lungs. The amount of damage may be quite extensive, yet the symptoms may be minimal. The usual sympt ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Jesse Owens

f you felt like it, seeking out new sights juston the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.'-Jesse OwensJesse Owens, a black man who contributation to the world will be know toeveryone. ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hamlet, by Shakespeare

beard and blows it in my face,Tweaks me by the nose, gives me the lie i'th' throatAs deep as to the lungs--who does me this?In Shakespeare's Hamlet, Hamlet has been saddened bythe death of his father. ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Cystic Fibrosis

r that causes the body to produce an abnormally thick, sticky mucus that clogs the pancreas and the lungs, leading to problems with breathing and digestion, infection, and ultimately, death. Three dec ... TR forms a channel in the plasma membrane so chloride ions can enter and leave the cells lining the lungs, pancreas, sweat glands, and small intestine. In people with cystic fibrosis, an absent or CFT ...

(4 pages) 141 1 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Human vs cetacean divers

alf times greater than theyare at the surface. At this depth, pressure on the diver's chest cavity, lungs, and air within the lungs causes gases such asnitrogen in that air to dissolve in the blood of ... h nitrogen dissolves in the blood ofcetaceans to the depth of 200 feet. Beyond that level, cetacean lungs collapse and air within them is shifted to various bodyspaces where gases fail to dissolve in ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Yhe many faces of Wang Lung in the book "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck

his wealth through the land. He struggles to move frompoverty to a well respected wealthy man. Wang Lungs character portrays a man's unselfishness,determination, and loyalty towards his family and fri ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Autobiographical incident--Tramatic incident of falling in my backyard pool. This is an incident that I had to write about for English.

ream is muffled, and no one can hear me. I try to take a breath , but there is no oxygen to feed my lungs. I'm falling deeper and deeper. So deep I think I'm going to go on forever. Then suddenly, I h ... o it for dear life. I started coughing incessantly, and it hurt very much. I had gotten water in my lungs and up my nose. But that didn't matter, I was overcome with relief that I had made it to the s ...

(4 pages) 93 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why do people smoke? It is an opinion on why i think that people start smoking.

y would you want to put something into your mouth and suck on it till addictive toxins go into your lungs and do damage? Being a person that has been to many parties and experienced many things I have ...

(3 pages) 149 2 2.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a general essay regarding cancer. The topic was to research and write about cancer.

called metastasis. Most cancers are named after the organ they form in, for example, cancer in the lungs, is referred to as lung cancer.Almost anyone can contract cancer, although there are certain h ...

(6 pages) 303 1 4.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Circulatory System

tricles. The right side of the heart pumps oxygen-poor blood from the cells of the body back to the lungs for new oxygen; the left side of the heart receives blood rich in oxygen from the lungs and pu ... through an opening into the right ventricle. Contraction of this ventricle drives the blood to the lungs. Blood is prevented from returning into the auricle by the tricuspid valve, which completely c ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


mple ofthis research is the research on 'Cystic Fibrosis' (CF), the deadlylung decease found in the lungs of mainly Caucasian Americans,but affects about 'one in 2000 people- in all, 30,000 children a ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Effect of Caffeine on Reactions

ressure and stimulates the central nervous system, this also stimulates the action of the heart and lungs. This stimulant speeds up the nervous system and excites it which increases the alertness. In ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

EGYPT--Description of Egyption culture, mummification, government and religion of ancient egypt--also a comparison with modern Egypt

ffed with cloth or other kinds of material to help it dry and keep its shape.In the third step, the lungs, stomach, liver and intestines were washed, dried, and covered with resin. They were then wrap ...

(14 pages) 215 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt


The milk had gone to her lungs and was choking her. She cried for help but couldn't because she was drowning. My mom was so t ...

(5 pages) 97 2 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


ma.AsthmaAsthma is a disorder that affects the respiratory system. Asthma causes the airways to the lungs to contract or shrink making it difficult for air to enter and exit the lungs. When this occur ... e can cause or worsen asthma.Every part of the human body requires oxygen to work properly, and the lungs are the body's only way of getting that oxygen. Every time you take a breath the air travels t ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lance Armstrong: The long road back, is an essay about role models among athletes todday.

magined the seriousness of his condition.Going untreated, the cancer had spread to Lance's abdomen, lungs, and brain. His chances dimmed.Then a combination of physical conditioning, a strong support s ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

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

around them. When I walk downstairs in my own house I walk into a room where smokeattacks me and my lungs. Then I end up having that awful stench follow me everywhere.Smoking doesn't only make people ... ou will have heart disease. Also, cigarettes contain many cancer-causingsubstances, which hits your lungs and will leave you with lung cancer, anotherlife-threatening disease.Along with harming yourse ...

(1 pages) 36760 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Do Violent Video Games corrup the Youth? Answerd with both sides view.

s it should be banned. The party that oposes this view says "It is proven that smoking affects your lungs, shouldn't we outlaw it also then. Very good response to the question at hand, but some say th ...

(2 pages) 162 2 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Trench Warfare

e gas attack consisted of chlorine, which would destroy eyesight, and make the victim couch out its lungs, unless the chlorine hits the brain first. The Germans had shot out 3,000 gas canisters, which ...

(1 pages) 46 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Lung Cancer

CANCERThis dissertation looks at the different cancers arising from the cells in the tissue of the lungs. In the first section I look at normal lung anatomy and physiology. In lung cancer the normal ...

(2 pages) 91 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine