Essays Tagged: "medical problems"

Sacred Cow - Vegetarianism

egetarians diet lacks energy, calcium, zinc, and vitamins (B-12 and D). Without supplements, severe medical problems can arise. Also, those supplements are usually man made and do not require some of ...

(3 pages) 129 2 2.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nuked, why nuclear weapons should be banned

men. This is the main reason why all of our men that were in the war in Saudi Arabia are now having medical problems. This is one of the three main causes nuclear weapons should be banned, not to ment ... oblems, etc. These health problems will lead to an earlier death than normal, but will also lead to medical bills beyond belief.The next major setback is the cost. A nuclear weapon takes around 1 mill ...

(3 pages) 84 1 2.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


AcupunctureAcupuncture is a Chinese medical practice that treats illnessand provides local anesthesia by the insertion of needles atpred ... esacupuncture is used in the United States.Acupuncture is used in the treatment of a wide variety ofmedical problems. It is used for ear, nose, and throat disorders,respiratory disorders, Gastrointest ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Causes and Treatments for Anorexia

sicians that are experienced in this area. The team should consist of a doctor that would treat the medical problems that were brought up by starvation, a psychiatrist and a dietitian. And it is alway ... t.Anorexia nervosa is treated primarily through psychotherapy. However, as in many cases, since the medical complications that have been brought up by this mental disorder are frequently so serious th ...

(4 pages) 153 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Why animals should be used in biomedical research.

Throughout history, scientists have been saving peoples lives by solving medical problems, developing new techniques and treatments and curing diseases by using animals in b ... red years by improving the lives of humans and animals. Even though the topic of animals used in biomedical research is very controversial to some people or groups the outcome of using animals in test ... o some people or groups the outcome of using animals in testing facilities has lead to almost every medical advance in the past decade.The three main reasons that animals are used in biomedical resear ...

(2 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Why abortion should be legal

ays been safe. Before abortions were legal, between the late 1800's and 1973, many women had severe medical problems after attempting to induce their own abortions or going to untrained "professionals ... at there are more complications in pregnancy than any legal abortion. Abortion is one of the safest medical procedures available. One death occurs for every 160, 000 women who have legal abortions.Alt ...

(2 pages) 67 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is a research paper on the history of Marijuana.

h above mentioned act. This plant is controversial in the since that people believe it to help with medical problems such as AIDS. So the question is whether or not to legalize marijuana for medicinal ... Oregon, Arizona, and several other states have actually taken steps to make marijuana use legal for medical purposes. One should remember that not everyone believes that this is truly beneficial. ?Man ...

(7 pages) 161 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


rs from everyday "blues" or sadness, which are not depression. Depression is one of the most common medical problems in the United States and around the world. At some point in their life, about one i ... r lung disorders4.Stimulants, including some diet pills5.Sleeping pills and some anti-anxiety drugs*Medical Conditions - Many other illnesses and conditions can cause symptoms of depression, either di ...

(4 pages) 336 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Polycystic Ovarian Disease.

m, infertility, depression, and migraines. There is also a strong connection between PCOS and other medical problems such as insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia, stroke, and thromboembolism ... mboembolism. There are, however, several new and upcoming treatments for PCOS such as, surgical and medical therapies. I hope that one day there will be a definite cure, but for now, any relief from P ...

(11 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Medical marijuana

ijuana has been used by people for thousands of years to provide relief from many different serious medical problems. There are many doctors who currently support the effectiveness of using marijuana ... re many doctors who currently support the effectiveness of using marijuana as treatment for various medical conditions. The many people who are suffering from cancer, multiple sclerosis, and AIDS have ...

(10 pages) 229 1 3.7 Mar/2004

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

Yogurts Effect on Constipation

a person releases waste less than four times a week ("Constipation"). One of the leading reports of medical problems in the US is constipation, which ranges second after the common cold. About 15 mill ... gestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 20Feb 2003 ."Constipation Treatment Guide." Dietary and Medical Treatments for Children withConstipation .2003. About, Inc.. 26 Feb 2003."Friendly freeloade ...

(7 pages) 83 2 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


females. The causes of OCD have not been identified but many people believe that a severe trauma or medical problems could have sparked the symptoms of OCD. It is also believed that 20% of OCD suffere ... ulsions that cause significant distress or interference with every day life, and are not related to medical illness or drug use. The person recognizes that the behavior is excessive or unreasonable, y ...

(1 pages) 84 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Analyze the usefullness of having access to the DIPEx website.

cess to the database 'DIPEx'. It will explain how the website provides sources of information about medical situations and compare this with the information available via the media. Then by using cour ... essionals and patients is needed.Nowadays, health care professionals do not have all the answers to medical problems and treatments that affect people's lives. Therefore, it is more important these da ...

(7 pages) 34 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Case Study - Haemodialysis Patient.

ruling, the pseudonym "Gloria" is used to identify the patient in this study.Patients Biography and Medical HistoryI have chosen Gloria as the focus of my assignment because, as her Named Nurse, it is ... e, as her Named Nurse, it is my responsibility to assess her care needs. She presented with various medical problems, such as diabetes, anaemia, hypertension and anxiety over her sexual function with ...

(38 pages) 412 0 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

List of Genetic Disorders

d/or palate, weak muscle ton, an increased risk of heart defects, skeletal abnormalities, and other medical problems. Affected individuals rarely live past infancy because of the life threatening medi ... implies not just extreme shortness, but a degree of disproportion. Dwarfism is now rarely used as a medical term and is sometimes (but not always) considered impolite or pejorative. Today, the term li ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Turner Syndrome

some, usually found in women, making her have certain characteristics and functions. Certain medical problems may be associated in any one situation. These problems may include heart problems ( ... ta or bicuspid aortic valve), kidney problems, and thyroid problems. Other common but less frequent medical problems could also include some hearing loss, orthopedic problems, or others. In almost all ...

(2 pages) 922 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


es such as hospitals, clinics and counselling centres. They help patients with mental, emotional or medical problems. For example, some patients may be dealing with a debilitating illness; others may ...

(10 pages) 180 0 1.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


Radiographers produce x-rays films of parts of the overall human body to find medical problems. They prepare patients for examinations by explaining the procedure, removing artic ... prepares you to become a radiographer who is capable of safely administering ionizing radiation for medical diagnostic imaging purposes. Upon the completion of the Radiographer Program, graduates are ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Describe The Events Between 1780 And 1984 That Led To The Appointment Of Pitt The Younger As PM In December 1783.

ion. Pitt soon went onto study at Cambridge at the very early age of 14. However, he was plagued by medical problems, and was not able to commit fulltime to his studies until he became better. Pitt fr ...

(4 pages) 512 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


242) Fire fighters also go on emergency calls such as heart attacks, respiratory problems,any other medical problems, or just to help save stuck or trapped animals. If an individual is considering goi ... onist or talk in court according to what they find out. Besides fighting fires, fire fighters go on medical and emergency calls. Fire inspectors are people who inspect buildings to make sure they are ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management