Essays Tagged: "Medicine"

Galileo Galilei - founder of modern experimental science

to the University of Pisa because he thought his son should be a doctor. For four years, he studied medicine and the different theories of the scientist Aristotle. He was not interested in medicine, b ...

(2 pages) 126 0 2.7 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Gamma Rays

uch devices such as theCyclotron and synchrotron. There are also many uses for Gamma rays in Medicine. Gamma Raysare used in medicine to kill and treat certain types of cancers and tumors.Gamma ... also detectbrain and Cardiovascular Abnormalities. These are some of the many uses ofGamma Rays in Medicine. Gamma Rays are also Used a great deal in modern day industries.Gamma Rays can be us ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


can also sometimes cause serious bleeding in the upper GASTROINTESTINAL tract. A study director of medicine said the risk of bleeding is directly related to aspirin. She also stated that ¼ of ...

(1 pages) 94 3 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


s a new law of nature that is being defied and the government cannot take that away.In the field of medicine, cloning can be a very useful technique. It is not only just being able to reproduce the ge ...

(2 pages) 88 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Medival Medicine

ecome a common sayingamong Society today. We do not stop to think of how it reflects our outlook of Medicinein our lives. We have come to understand the value of simple practices in order to keepourse ... practiced byMonks in Monasteries.In summary of medical practice to the end of 1400, it may be said medicinewas practiced mostly by the clerics in monasteries and the laity whose locusof operation was ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The religion that fears science dihonours god and commits suicide

y in America, die painful deaths for the sole reason that their own parents refuse to give them the medicine that they need to live. Some areas all over the world remain poor because they refuse to bu ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Advantages of being legal

urchased marijuana. They also believe that more young people wouldsmoke more marijuana.Marijuana is medicine and has been used as medicine for thousands of years totreat a wide variety of ailments. It ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.5 Apr/1997

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

This essay is about the Greek God of Art, Apollo. This goes into detail about the life and times of Apollo and what he encountered along the way.

the time of the Greek gods. He was the God of reason and intelligence, music (the lyre), prophecy, medicine and the sun.Apollo is in many respects the model of a Greek god. He represents order, harmo ... od of wine and women. Indeed, Apollo is most often associated with the cultivated arts of music and medicine, and his role as the leader of the Muses establishes him as a patron of intellectual pursui ...

(6 pages) 110 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


infected with the TB germ. People who do work around or with people with the TB disease should take medicine. TB infection means that the person has the TB germs but they are in an inactive state. Whe ... TB can be treated by various ways. If you work or are around people with Active TB you should take medicine. Just because you are infected with TB germs doesn't mean you have TB disease. Having inact ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is basically a summarization of many inventions that made and changed the 1970's.

the 70's we were able to expand on the breakthroughs in technology. Breakthroughs in such fields as medicine, personal technology, and space made society a much easier place to live in.First of thanks ... ology, and space made society a much easier place to live in.First of thanks to new developments in medicine millions of lives were saved. In the mid-1970's, a new disease began to emerge which was na ...

(3 pages) 116 2 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Medical ethics. Refers to A.J Ayres criteria

Medical ethics, the implementation of ethics towards medicine is a necessary tool for enumerating the various ethical and moral propositions and clarifyi ... their positions. '... Medical ethics is simply ethics applied to a particular area of our lives... medicine... '(Clouser pp 384). Medical ethics has two roles, one is that of sensitizing. '... It is ... life is also an absolute. ' I swear by Apollo, the physician, and Aslepius...I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel...'(The Oath of Hippocrates). Plato premis ...

(11 pages) 300 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

What a symbolic piece. "A worn path" by Eudora Welty

hrough a path that confronts her with many adversities. She manage to overcome them in order to get medicine for her grandson at the doctor's office which, as described in the story, is a long way fro ... dress that makes it even more difficult to move through the trail which she takes to go to get the medicine for her grandson. However, she has started a trip that will confront her with many adversit ...

(2 pages) 221 0 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Euthanaisa, one of the most acute and uncomfortable contemporary problems in medical ethics

both Eastern and Western cultures from the earliest historical times to the present. But because of medicine's new technological capacities to extend life, the problem is much more pressing than it ha ... s second component, the principle asserts a duty to act to end suffering that is already occurring. Medicine already honours this duty through its various techniques of pain management, including phys ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Three Chinese Conributions to the States. Speaks ginseng, tea and acupuncture

is essaywill describe three of these contributions: two products, ginseng and tea, and onemethod of medicine, acupuncture.Ginseng is a perennial herb grown in China and other Asian countries. It isals ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Leprosy in Medieval and Islamic Societies

Might also be helpful for religious studies even though its a history paperSecular medicine and its attitudes towards leprosy in medieval Christian and Islamic communities wereinfluen ... nted in Palmer, p.84). Thetreatment lepers obtained often depended largely on their faith either in medicine or religion. The Christian churchadvocated righteous living including vows, pilgrimages, pr ... ieval Islamic Society,' Speculum 58 (1983): 891-916Siraisi, Nancy G. Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice. Chicago: TheUniversity of Chicago Press, 1990

(4 pages) 54 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Nuclear Legacy

products can be either beneficial or devastating. It alldepends on how we use them. In the field of medicine, some benefit from radiationinclude, radiation therapy for cancer patients. Not all uses of ...

(4 pages) 67 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Stem Cell- clearly describes the benefits of stem cell research to modern medical research and advancement- done for a high school Anatomy/Physiology class-5 pages

Stem CellsThis is about an amazing potential in medicine and health, the ability to eliminate any problem anywhere in your body by repairing it with ... ould provide certain benefits over embryonic stem cells.The stem cells have a enormous potential in medicine and health, because they could rid all mankind of such disease as HIV, Alzheimer's, Diabete ...

(7 pages) 638 1 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Taiwan, R.O.C

ina at ate age of seventeen. Sun married Lu Mu-Zhen in 1884. From 1886 to 1892, Sun Yat-sen studied medicine in Guangzhou, Hong Kong and practiced medicine in Macao, Guangzhou after graduation. Mean w ...

(7 pages) 102 0 4.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The effect of Ibuprofen on the heart rate of the daphnia (crustacean organism)

use over the counter pain killers without really understanding any of the long term effects of this medicine other than clearing their aches pains, and swelling. One of the leading drugs on the market ... will change. One thing we do know is that people who have allergies to Aspirin should not take this medicine. (2)As of now we know that it may play a role in prostaglandin synthesis inhibition. (1) Pr ...

(4 pages) 50 0 2.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is analyzed using psychoanalytic, reader-response, feminist, and Marxist criticism.

ew Over the CuckOo's Nest (Question #2)Psychoanalytic ApproachTextual PassageNurse Pilbo: Take your medicine, Mr. McMurphyMcMurphy: What's in the horse pill?Nurse Pilbo: It's good for you. Don't get a ... know what I mean.Nurse Ratched: That's okay, Nurse Pilbo. If Mr. McMurphy does not want to take his medicine, we will just have to arrange for him to have it some other way, although I don't think he' ...

(14 pages) 425 9 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies