Essays Tagged: "nerves"

Ambulatory Cancer Treatments

ancer, is capable of invading surrounding structures, including blood vessels, the lymph system and nerves. It can also spread to distant sites by the blood and lymphatic circulation and so can produc ...

(10 pages) 118 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease, "The Disease of the Century". 7 page paper on the history, causes, effects and research on the disease. Includes citation in apa format

There were two oddities he found. The first was an accumulation of cellular debris surrounding the nerves he called this senile plaque. The second oddity were groups of nerves that were bunched and t ...

(6 pages) 511 1 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What is the disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclrosis?

tremely deadly disease affecting the nerve cells that control the victim's voluntary muscles. These nerves shrink and eventually die, leaving the muscles without stimulation. As these muscles go witho ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Leprosy ; includes what bacteria it is caused by, the orgin of the disease, how many people are affected by it in the united states and in alaska during 1999 and 2000, and more. 3 pages long.

s may curl inward. The bacteria of leprosy can sometimes cause blindness. If leprosy is not treated nerves can be severely damaged causing no control over some parts of the body. Leprosy has two commo ...

(2 pages) 65 2 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


sen's disease, is a chronic, infectious disease that mainly affects the skin, mucous membranes, and nerves. A rod shaped bacillus named Mycobacterium leprea, causes the virus. Mycobacterium leprea is ... e nose, mouth, and throat may be invaded by large numbers of the organism. Because of damage to the nerves, muscles may become paralyzed. The loss of sensation that accompanies the destruction of nerv ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"My Fear of Public Speaking" by Josh Abney

stomach is turning every which way. I take a deep breath, and try to release all of my bottled up nerves, but no luck. I am more nervous than ever. The hours and hours of rigorous practicing all c ...

(3 pages) 182 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Outline of events in the play Street Car Named Desire by Tennesse Williams

it. Blanche is very nervous and, finding a whiskey bottle in a closet, takes a few sips to calm her nerves. Stella soon returns and is delighted to find her sister there waiting. She listens patiently ...

(10 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

John kennedy toole confederacy of dunces analogous to portrayal of alcohol

everyday life. There are many theories surrounding the use of alcohol. "It calms me down, helps my nerves" ( 6 ) is known as the anxiety thesis. This is derived from Freud's work. " Freud had conclud ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.8 Jan/2003

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

The Mystery of the Three, is a story about three criminals attempting to steal shipwreaked artifacts.

s he was not only risking the rest of his life behind bars, but his life itself. Trying to calm his nerves, he stumbled down from the steps of the hatch. "Turn her on and l-l-lets go." stuttered Maud, ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"The glass menagerie" by Tennessee Williams.

ages that support their family. Laura is a frightened and terribly shy girl, with unbelievably weak nerves. She also has pleurisis , and she seldom leaves the apartment. She busies herself caring for ...

(4 pages) 93 1 4.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The tattoo and piercing law.

eighteen, your body is not yet mature enough to get a piercing or tattoo. Your still growing, your nerves aren't well developed yet, and in places were you might be piercing through a muscle, your mu ... too.I think that if you are a minor, you shouldn't be able to get a tattoo. Like I said, your body, nerves and muscles are not mature enough. Piercings happen to fall under the same category, I mean, ...

(3 pages) 53 1 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An Essay for a Financial Scholarship.

at the bus stop. The first day of classes always sent an overwhelming sensation through my anxious nerves. The nostalgic breeze blew memories of past academic years that I persevered to be presented ...

(2 pages) 276 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A descriptive essay about "A Pool Hustler".

s were sitting watching the game. The one on the left offered me a drag of her cigarette to calm my nerves. I inhaled deeply and exhaled slowly, forming a cloud of smoke under the lantern hanging over ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

This is a problem soultion paper on smoking.

in to peer pressure, or do people just want to look cool? Maybe, they started smoking to calm their nerves, which then lead slowly to addiction. Research has proven that there are more then 250 harmfu ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

A paper on decompression sickness

s not severe it could progressively damage parts of the body, such as, the heart, brain, bones, and nerves.To explain the cause of bends we need to combine Dalton's, Henry's, and Boyle's Laws. "With t ... ubbles are forming in the blood it might restrict circulation; those collecting in muscles, joints, nerves, or bones could cause paralysis. The two symptoms that are most frequent are pain in the join ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Short biography IVAN PAVLOV.

heart, and argued that rhythm, and strength of cardiac contractions are controlled by four types of nerves (World). It was during this first independent study that Pavlov used unanesthetized, neurolog ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Work Activity Analysis Job Title: Chiropractor

ubluxation, it treats disease withmanipulation of the vertebral in order to release pressure on the nerves at the inter-vertebral forama. It enables impulses to flow freely from the brain to all parts ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


average doctor. Cholesteatoma can be defined as a serious condition that affects the inner ear, the nerves near the inner ear and sometimes the brain. (Liu, 549) The word cholesteatoma can also be def ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Inequity between boys and girls

biological differences between man and woman. As we know that the development of bones, muscles and nerves in baby girls is faster than boys, so girls show more intelligence than boys at early age. Pe ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Cerebral palsy

metimes involves speech and learning difficulties. There are no actual problems with the muscles or nerves; it is the damage to the motor portions of the brain which disrupt the control movement and p ...

(6 pages) 86 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health