Essays Tagged: "tissues"

Ambulatory Cancer Treatments

ounding normal cells and are enclosed in a membrane that prevents them from penetrating neighboring tissues. They are dangerous only if their physical presence interferes with bodily functions. A mali ... in detecting lumps, nodules, or tumors in the breast, mouth, salivary glands, thyroid, subcutaneous tissues, anus, rectum, prostate, testes, ovaries and uterus and enlarged lymph nodes in the neck, ax ...

(10 pages) 118 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Immunodeficiency viruses researched by Jacek Skowronski

major histocompatibility complex I molecules, known as MHC I, a condition of compatibility between tissues of foreign objects and the tissues of the body receiving it. This disruption is likely to be ...

(1 pages) 39 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Immune System

The immune system is a group of cells, molecules, and tissues that help defend thebody against diseases and other harmful invaders. The immune system prov ... of theimmune system is its ability to destroy foreign invaders while leaving the body's ownhealthy tissues alone. Sometimes, however, the immune system attacks and damages thesehealthy tissues. This ... r they may invade thebody, lymphocytes continually circulate between the blood and certain lymphoid tissues. Alymphocyte spends an average of 30 minutes per day in the blood and recirculates about 50t ...

(3 pages) 157 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Treating Diabetes with Transplanted Cells

es patients who were not making insulin had glucose from food accumulating in the blood while other tissues were starving. Their are two types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes has ceased completely from m ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Heart, It's Diseases, and Functions

rest the heart pumps more slowly.When you run the heart rate increases to provide muscles and other tissueswith additional oxygen they need. The typical heart rate is 72 beats perminute. Each beat giv ... ood throughthe pulmonic valve into the lungs where blood gives up carbon dioxide ithas carried from tissues. At the same time blood absorbs oxygen. Fromthe lungs pumping action moves blood to a receiv ...

(6 pages) 176 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


Mononucleosis is an infectious disease of humans in which the blood and tissues contain mononuclear leukocytes (white blood cells with only one nucleus), either monocytes o ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

DNA Fingerprinting

done in six steps. The first step is to isolate the DNA. The DNA must be obtained from the cells or tissues of the body for example: blood, hair or skin is effective. The second step is to use restric ...

(1 pages) 109 1 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


wn DNA was used to make an embryo, stem cells could be extracted and used to grow whatever cells or tissues a person might need, even whole organs. Those against allowing the cloning argue that it is ...

(4 pages) 126 0 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Biology-action of amylase enzyme on starch

ed. The breakdown of the large food molecules is speeded up by enzymes. Enzymes are made by special tissues along the length of the gut. As the food passes along the gut, the enzymes pour onto the foo ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Skin cancer

t 100 percent curable if detected early and treated properly. (NCI, 1993)Healthy cell in the body's tissues grow, divide, and replace themselves in a orderly way. (NCI, 1993) Sometimes normal cells lo ... s of the body and are seldom deadly. (NCI, 1993) Malignant tumors invade and destroy nearby healthy tissues and organs.(NCI, 1993) Cancerous cells for malignant tumors can spread to other parts of the ...

(5 pages) 98 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


se channels, called meridians, are like rivers flowing through the body to irrigate and nourish the tissues, blood flow and nervous pulses also follow meridians to run through the body to various part ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


n itself is insensitive to pain, so that is not what hurts when you get a headache. It hurts in the tissues covering the brain, the attaching structures at the base of the brain, and the muscles and b ...

(2 pages) 44 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Always In My Heart" a poem I wrote for an ex-boyfriend who I dated through out high school.

tting togetherThen you were there when I needed a shoulder to cry onYou carried me home, brought me tissues and wiped away my tearsYou would let me talk about nothing for hours at a time And you'd lis ...

(1 pages) 58 2 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Macbeth - Shakespeare.

gs survival. It is a fluid circulating throughout the body that carries nutrients and oxygen to the tissues in exchange for life and if this was somehow lost then the life would also be lost. No matte ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Keeping your cool in exams.

ight before check that you have packed your bag with everything you will need -- extra pens, water, tissues and so on. On the morning of the exam, nerves can make you forget something important.If the ...

(1 pages) 78 5 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Is Cloning Benificial for the Society?

. There has also been a breakthrough with human stem cells, which can be grown to produce organs or tissues to repair damaged ones. Conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, and other problems ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Dna impact on law.

on it is entirely unique unless there are identical twins. A variety of sources like blood, seamen, tissues, chemically treated tissues, hair root, saliva, urine, and products of conception are all us ...

(6 pages) 213 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Understanding Cervical cancer.

Understanding cancer of the cervixThe organs and tissues of the body are made up of tiny building blocks called cells. Cancer is a disease of these c ... ymph nodes) connected by tiny lymph vessels. It carries lymph, a clear fluid produced by the body's tissues, around the body. Lymph contains white blood cells called lymphocytes which generally act as ...

(4 pages) 110 3 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A paper on decompression sickness

on's Law). As the partial pressure of nitrogen elevates, it accordingly becomes more soluble in the tissues of the body. (Henry's Law) At depth, the diver with nitrogen dissolved in the tissues and bl ... o your body weight, the more susceptible you are because nitrogen is more soluble in fat than other tissues of the body.The symptoms depend upon the area in which the nitrogen bubbles are expanding. I ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Cause and Effect-Acid Rain

umans is that the toxic metals dissolved in the water are absorbed in fruits, vegetables and in the tissues of animals. Although these toxic metals do not directly affect the animals, they have seriou ... cts on humans when they are being consumed. For example, mercury that accumulates in the organs and tissues of the animals has been linked with brain damage in children as well as nerve disorders, bra ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences