Essays Tagged: "Parkinson's disease"

How euthanasia should be legalized.

Instead of suffering from painful disease like Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), cancer, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease euthanasia can be the cure. These disease cause extreme ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy.

ake a slight modification to Descartes' theory. Possible diseases of the brain include Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and a laundry list of others. These diseases totally incapacitate the afflicted and also ...

(3 pages) 88 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

This essay is how to clone.

may be the key to understanding differentiation and cancer. (1) Conditions of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, degenerative joint disease, and many others could be cured by the use ...

(5 pages) 71 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Fetal Tissue Research

any potential uses for fetal tissue transplants, but the focus to date has been on the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease affects the part of the brain known as the substantial nigr ... ression, speechless, and double vision. The majority patients will not live long after they got the Parkinson's disease. They will eventually die of complications. The current treatment is using drug ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Current Treatment Strategies for Parkinson's Disease; Are the costs to the community of developing new treatment strategies justified?

Discuss current treatment strategies for Parkinson's disease. How can the patient's quality of life be preserved? Are costs to the community ... costs to the community of developing these new treatment strategies justified? Justify your answer.Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease, which is caused by a loss of dopamine producing cells in ... ufferer and as such treatment of the disease is highly individualised. There is no current cure for Parkinson's disease and most of the management of the disease involves the treatment of symptoms and ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Case Study Essay - Stem cell Research : Students were asked to read and respond to a controversial issue raised by advances in modern biological sciences.

ericans are, that's why they're benefiting from newly developed treatments for Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and diabetes, and even to repair brain cells. Because of their research with ste ... and stepped into the modern world of medicine. This research will give hope not only to people with Parkinson's and their careers, but to many others with long term non-curable diseases and illnesses. ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Discuss Parkinson's disease and criticize South African Parkinson's Association Phamplet

In 1817 , a London physician named James Parkinson wrote the first information of Parkinson's disease in his essay of the shaking palsy , and now in just under 200 years it has becom ... cting approximately 1% of the world population over 50 years old. However very few people know what Parkinson's is and its influence to the everyday life of a suffer. So in this essay critically evalu ... st common questions asked by potential suffers or their families in order to determine what effects Parkinson's disease has on a sufferer.Before I begin to evaluating the pamphlet it would be helpful ...

(15 pages) 78 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Genetic engineering: a great moral dilemma of our time

s from embryonic tissue (stem cells) that could be used for transplantation (e.g. in Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease), for the production of pharmaceutical proteins etc and for medical research.Exp ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Genetic Engineering

. They inserted the protein 'gdnf' into the brain, which preserves brain cells and protects against Parkinson's disease.* Reason For Modification / Advantages of the Modification - This animal suffere ... otein. What's more it furthered the understanding of the disease, and we found out that we can cure Parkinson's although there are some ups and downs to the treatment and this case furthered our under ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Bed Bathing a Patient

She was admitted to hospital as she was suffering shortness of breath, she had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for ten years, she also had a catheter instituted, she had very little control o ... she was MRSA+. Mrs Jones took part in a trial drug many years ago this was to help her control her Parkinson's disease coming off the drug became impossible and as a result Mr Jones is reliant on thi ...

(13 pages) 184 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

To what extent can we understand Hitler's conducting of the war in the light of his apparent Parkinson's disease?

USSR that led Germany to a two-front war. In a provocative charge, world renowned Parkinson’s disease specialist Dr. Abraham Lieberman made the claim that Hitler’s Parkinson’s disease ... manipulating the course of history. Focusing on the extent Hitler’s apparent Parkinson’s disease played a role in the decision-making may provide a solid ground to determine if Operation Ba ...

(10 pages) 2244 0 3.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

A Personal Look at Successful Aging

m a massive coronary failure. My mother was stricken with shingles and now suffers with progressive Parkinson's disease. While we were able to provide them with financial security, their success was s ...

(8 pages) 141 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Physician Assisted Suicide

troversy with the prevalence of the HIV virus as well as the increase of debilitating diseases like Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. I believe that terminally ill people, suffering tremend ...

(12 pages) 68 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Technology Era

s find cures. For example people with too much dopamine causes schizophrenia, and too little causes Parkinson's disease. Now with this information, psychiatrists will subscribe medicines to regulate t ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Controversy over Embryonic Stem Cell Research

l research, we may one day be able to find and produce a cure for diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer and Parkinson's disease, and many other illness's.Some people just don't understand the significant valu ... peutic cloning, in which, forms new nerve tissue, muscle tissue, and pancreatic islet cells to cure Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, burns, heart disease, and spinal cord injuries. These are j ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.7 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Stems Cells and Alzeihmer's

Can stem cells cure Alzheimer's, Blindness, Parkinson's disease, maybe even cancer? Could stem cells cure spinal paralysis or stroke? Can stem c ...

(2 pages) 803 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Brain Response of Behavior

pamine is produced and secreted by the Substantia Nigra.Degeneration of the Substantia Nigra causes Parkinson's Disease, a movement disorder characterized by tremors, rigidity of the limbs, poor balan ... e cell bodies of the neurons that produce dopamine are located in the Substantia Nigra. People with Parkinson's disease are given L-Dopa, a drug that stimulates the production of dopamine, thus causin ...

(4 pages) 66 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Effect of Tamoxifen

icals in the body die or do not work properly. No one knows about the damages made by these cells. (Parkinson's disease, 2008)The administration of the pharmacological agents L-DOPA could bring back a ... lps in reducing the side effects and induces the rate of recovering of the motor response.ReferencesParkinson's Disease Reviews: 2002, (2001), Retrieved February 23, 2008, from http://lansbury.bwh.har ...

(7 pages) 1852 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Basal Ganglia Disorders

, B., Tozzi, A., Ghiglieri, V., Rossi, A., & Calabresi, P. (2008).The endocannabinoid system in Parkinson's disease. Current PharmaceuticalDesign, 14(23), 2337-47. Retrieved December 5, 2009, from ...

(5 pages) 1002 1 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stem Cells

se cells are so versatile that they can be used to repair damaged tissues or cure diseases like the Parkinson's disease. Stem cells can also be used to test new drugs on the different cells in the hum ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology