Essays Tagged: "many people have heard"

Tourette Syndrome: an overview

Tourette Syndrome: an overviewNot many people have heard of Gilles Tourette's Syndrome (GTS). It is a complex and intriguing disorder ... en present at some time during the illness, although not necessarily concurrently.b) The tics occur many times a day (usually in bouts), nearly every day, or intermittently, throughout a period of mor ... xperience these symptoms. Echolalia (imitating of sounds or words) appears in 20 - 30 % of patient. Many of the symptoms associated with GTS are believed to be aggrevated by anxiety, stress, tiredness ...

(10 pages) 185 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Effect of road salt on the environment

ollution are defined. Almost everyone knows about toxic waste and carbon dioxide pollution, but not many people have heard of salt pollution. Salt pollution has been on the increase since the evolutio ...

(6 pages) 89 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Charles Dickens.

Many people have heard of the world-renowned English novelist Charles Dickens. Throughout his life, ... England's laws.In March of 1840, Dickens began a weekly periodical called Master Humphrey's Clock. Many more of his works were published, including Barnaby Rudge, in 1840 through 1841; and The Old Cu ... 1859 and in 1860 began the publication of Great Expectations in the All Year Round, one of Dickens' many periodicals.Dickens' mother, Elizabeth, died in 1863, the same year that work began on Our Mutu ...

(4 pages) 89 2 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Parental Directed Marriage

enate them from their families because they chose a partner who is not seen as good enough. But how many people have heard of arranged marriages or where the parent's view of the marriage is the final ... Survey shows that in Ekiti, 3.5 percent of extant marriages seem to be broken in any one year; but many divorces seem to involve young, childless women, a corollary perhaps of extreme stigma to attac ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ernest Hemmingway: Who is is what he has done!

IntroductionMany people have heard of the well-known author Ernest Miller Hemmingway, they have read his books, ... only know the books, and not the man writing them. In truth, Hemmingway was not just an author, but many other things as well. He was a hunter, an avid outdoorsman, as well as an intellect. This is th ... k was given the greatest honour. He also wrote a numerous amount of books and short stories, far to many to be listed briefly. In 1954, the same year he wrote "The Old Man and the Sea", Hemmingway was ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

All about Asthma

Take My Breath Away Whoopi Golber, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Glen Close, and Gerome Bettis, many people have heard of these Hollywood stars, but what do they all have in common? They all have ... ter known for it's technical name: Reversible Obstructive Airway Disease (ROAD) (Radix). Asthma has many symptoms, and there is a variety of things that upset these symptoms, but people are doing thei ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Psychological Aspects of Urban Legends

Many people have heard the tale, occasionally alluded to in popular culture but most often imparted ... ral lessons learned the hard way. However, the most remarkable thing about these stories is that so many people believe them and pass them on. Why does an audience take the storyteller's word at face ... from a complete stranger, but it is harder to ignore someone who is trusted. Why would they lie? In many cases, this trust runs so deep that a person will insist that an urban legend actually occurred ...

(6 pages) 75 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Salt Polution

are becoming defined. Almost everyone knows about toxic waste and carbon dioxide pollution, but not many people have heard of salt pollution. Salt pollution has been on the increase since the evolutio ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Death of Charlemagne: 6 in-depth pages on the Death of a Great leader. Complete w/works sited page

Many people have heard of Charlemagne, yet know little or nothing as to who he was and what he did. ... Pepin the Short, Charles earned the title Charlemagne, or "Charles the Great" in French, as well as many other titles throughout his long and prosperous reign. His father left the empire to him and hi ... ving Charlemagne as the sole king at the young age of twenty-nine. In the years to follow, he waged many wars and conquered vast areas of land and countless people, thereby adding to the empire that h ...

(7 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Leonardo Da Vinci

age he discovered his artistic skills and became an apprentice to a famous Renaissance master. For many years he worked on very beautiful paintings for people such as Duke Lodovico Sforza, and many o ... o Sforza, and many other important people. His wonderful fulfilled life has been an inspiration for many people and because of his many accomplishments. When people think of Leonardo da Vinci they rem ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Cord Blood Cells Over Embryonic Stems Cells

Many people have heard about embryonic stem-cell research in recent days, but something that not man ... n develop into different/any kind of cell in the human body.Scientists have been doing research for many years with embryonic stem cells. These are basically ''leftover'' human embryos that were origi ... ere usually impossible to cure. Adult and cord-blood stem cells have the capacity to transform into many different tissue types in the body. These include nerve cells, heart cells and insulin-secretin ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The Ineffectiveness of the Death Penalty in our Legal System

You are sentenced to death by lethal injection. This is what so many people have heard, and few have lived to tell about. Capital punishment was introduced in the m ... 3 people in 25 states have been released from death row with evidence of their innocence. There are many innocent people being put to death because capital punishment doesn't give investigators the ti ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Blast from the Past: Albert Einstein

do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that his impact on the world is astonishing.Yes, many people have heard of Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, but few people know about ... ll us a little about your childhood?Einstein: No not at all, lets see here... I was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14th of 1874. I was raised mostly in Munich, Germany. One very odd thing that my mothe ...

(5 pages) 27 0 4.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


Lupus Not many people have heard of the autoimmune disease Lupus, although it is more common than Leukemia, Mu ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases