Essays Tagged: "Nervous system"

Expansion on the Recent Discoveries Concerning Nitric Oxide

tudies have proven that this simple compound had an abundance of uses in the body, ranging from the nervous system to the reproductive system. Its many uses are still being explored, and it is hoped t ... involves its function in the brain. It was first discovered that nitric oxide played a role in the nervous system in 1982. Small amounts of it prove useful in the opening of calcium ion channels (wit ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


contain alcoholic spirits.To most people alcohol is considerd a downer that reduces activity in the nervoussystem. Some of the things alcohol effects you is, the alcohol intoxicated person exhibitslos ... serious is severe mental retardation.Other effects are:-mild to moderate mental retardation-central nervous system problems-small size,low birth weight or growth retardation-facial or skull adnormalit ...

(17 pages) 289 0 3.9 Apr/1997

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

A brief outline of the long and short term risks of ecstasy use.

chiatric condition, kidney disease, heart disorders, cardiovascular disease, or any neurological or nervous system impairment are also categorised as high risk.The main short-term risks involved with ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.8 Apr/2002

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


uired to build soft and hard body tissue.Without then we wouldn't exist. They also help out with thenervous system the contraction of mussels and help the bloodflow properly.Minerals are classified in ...

(1 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

38 Assisted Suicides

pitome of a healthy,fit human being. Then, out of nowhere, you are diagnosed with a disorder of the nervoussystem accompanied by chronic fatigue syndrome. The illness is permanent and there isno cure. ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Religion - Animism

the human mind is a nonmaterial entity that nevertheless interacts with the body via the brain and nervous system. As a philosophical theory, animism, usually called panpsychism, is the doctrine that ...

(2 pages) 67 1 2.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sports Science

rson who takes them. Here is a list and description on each one.Stimulants: Stimulates speed up the nervous system increasing a person's alertness and increasing reaction times, examples of these are ...

(1 pages) 70 1 2.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ir cell wall is usually made up of chitin. Fungi's mode of nutrition is absorption and they have no nervous system and locomotion.Most fungi is made up of delicate filamentous tubes called hyphae. In ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Drug Abuse

ple take drugs to experience the 'rush' or 'high' that will result as the drug hits their brain and nervous system. Although drugs were used as early as 4000 B.C, opium addiction first became a major ...

(5 pages) 170 2 2.8 Mar/2003

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

Drugs and their consequence.

ple take drugs to experience the 'rush' or 'high' that will result as the drug hits their brain and nervous system. Although drugs were used as early as 4000 B.C, opium addiction first became a major ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"Globalisation today is not working"

chnological advances. As McLuhan (2001) says, "The concept is of one being connected by an electric nervous system within which the actions of one part will affect the whole".Globalisation, intended a ...

(7 pages) 320 1 2.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

How neurones communicate with each other.

ther. How do psychiatric drugs exploit this system?The neurone is the operative element of the nervous system, and enables communication with other neurones which in turn detail different message ... nd enables communication with other neurones which in turn detail different messages throughout the nervous system and indeed other neurones#. There are many varieties of neurone, and their are speci ...

(10 pages) 148 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ng on the spine. It is now based upon the belief that good health depends on the functioning of the nervous system. Doctors of chiropractic use the same time-honored methods of consultation, case hist ... arthritis, and direct trauma to the head. Nerve dysfunction easily occurs because the brain and the nervous system are very delicate. The smallestamount of pressure can cause an unbearable amount of p ...

(10 pages) 96 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Mixed Short Biology Essays.

in an imbalance in the organism's homeostasis. In humans, regulation consists of the endocrine and nervous systems. The endocrine system is made up of many organs that produce hormones into the blood ... rnal or external environmental changes occur which helps maintain homeostasis within the body.5.The nervous and endocrine systems are both part of the human regulatory system and help maintain homeost ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Freud,a real human life.

irst assumption that he made is called Materialism. This thought consist in different states of the nervous system. Mental states would be different from physiological states but only by the way of ex ...

(3 pages) 129 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Alcohol should be illegal. It has been shown to cause many social and economic problems within local societies.

ld it be that our government relies, financially upon alcohol?Alcohol is a drug that slows down you nervous system and brain, it is also the most widely used drug in Australia.Countless studies show t ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2003

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

Acupuncture: This essay contains general information on acupuncture.

e by inserting long, thin needles in certain points in the body.Acupuncture triggers signals in the nervous system to adjust the activities of the body's organs to change the pain signal sent to the b ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Vincent Van Gogh: Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition--that is, a condition affecting the nervous system. Epilepsy is also known as a seizure disorder. It is usually diagnosed after a person ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Disease States Involving Disturbances of Haemostasis. (Nursing Project)

sity to close the vessel. It occurs as the result of 2 separate mechanisms:a) local reflexes of the nervous system.b) biochemical- serotonin and epinephrine are released by aggregated platelets causin ...

(8 pages) 75 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Future of Work

ade up of hardware that we can feel, software that we can see, and something that is our brain, our nervous system, and our superior ability to collect to and interact with hardware and software. It l ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies