Essays Tagged: "Osteoarthritis"

The rise in the new herbal remedy Glucosamine.

fended and criticized. While some agree that Glucosamine has the ability to aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis, (its main purpose in medicine) others feel that its research is still limited and ne ... to birth of its findings, glucosamine has been continually related and tested towards the relief of osteoarthritis, or OA. Over the years, as research continued and progressed, the main function of th ...

(3 pages) 36 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Alkaptonuria, a genetic disease described in depth with data support

persistent, painless bluish darkening of the outer ears, nose, and whites of the eyes. Symptoms of osteoarthritis can occur at ages that are premature for this form of arthritis, which typically affe ... event pigment deposits. Other diseases (symptoms) that go along with alkptonuria are ochronosis and osteoarthritis.Ochronosis is the darkening of the tissues of the body that is caused by pigment comp ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Pharmacology: A Case Study in Polypharmacy

Case Study:Mrs A is a 71 year old widow with CCF and osteoarthritis who has recently been exhibiting quite unusual behaviour. Her daughter is concerned a ... ineffective pumping of the heart leading to fluid retention and organ congestion. The site defines osteoarthritis as "Noninflammatory degenerative joint disease occurring chiefly in older persons." T ... studyIt is possible that paracetamol is being given to Mrs A to treat the pain associated with her osteoarthritis, or for headache which may be a side effect of piroxicam administration. The dose bei ...

(8 pages) 146 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Critique: Thank You for Smoking

eveloping such diseases as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, endometrial cancer, Prostate cancer, Osteoarthritis and Colon cancer. In addition, Brimelow stated that smoking could reduce the risk of ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.3 May/2007

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


o questions.Question one regarded a reader taking a glucosamine-chondroitin combination product for osteoarthritis. The glucosamine was in the form of hydrochloride derived from shellfish and the chon ... he effect of the dietary supplement called SAMe on depression. Any information or advice concerning osteoarthritis was also welcome.The answer to question one was that it didn't matter whether the glu ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


(1 pages) 673 1 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Why is Obesity a Problem In America?

ey are also frequently bothered by chronic medical problems, including heart diseases, diabetes and osteoarthritis, and their likelihood of living a regular life is basically thrown out the window bec ... )These stunning results are mind-boggling this would mean that the rate of heart disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis and other illnesses relating to obesity will also grow in a staggering amount as well ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Iliofemoral joint

are called prostheses or implants.The most common reason for having a Iliofemoral joint replaced is osteoarthritis. It breaks down the joint's cartilage. It most commonly affects people over age 45 bu ... get this disease. Some people are born with a deformed joint or defective cartilage. This leads to osteoarthritis. Also excess weight, joint fracture, ligament tears, or other injury can damage carti ...

(3 pages) 5 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Nutrition and Fitness Paper SCI 100 Paradigms of Health

eart disease and stroke, High blood pressure, Diabetes, Cancer, Gallbladder disease and gallstones, Osteoarthritis, and Breathing problems, such as asthma. ( understand the need to change ...

(4 pages) 248 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Childhood Obesity

ted with many health issues that we are facing today. Diabetes, heart disease, difficulty sleeping, osteoarthritis, and certain cancers have been linked to obesity. There are also many causes of obesi ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Artificial Disc Replacement--Evolutionary Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

amage may occur. As discs wear down, bone spurs may form on the vertebrae in a condition similar to osteoarthritis. Disc back pain generally is mechanical in nature and is made worse by sitting, lifti ...

(3 pages) 1020 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Childhood Obesity in America

can be occur in your body because of high BMI like: diabetes, Musculoskeletal disorders- eapecially osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease and some cancers like colon, breast and endometrial.We cannot ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays