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Genetic Engineering
Genetic Engineering
Genetic Engineering Genetic Engineering: A leap in to the future or a leap towards destruction? Introduction Science is a creature that continues to evolve at a much higher rate than the beings that gave it birth. The transformation time from tree-shrew, to ape, to human far exceeds the time from an analytical engine, to a calculator, to a computer. However, science, in the past, has always remained distant. It has allowed for advances in production, transportation, and even entertainment, but n
Cystic fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis CYSTIC FIBROSIS I am the doctor for your hospital and have prepared the following paper for you to look at and possibly use. It includes information on what cystic fibrosis really is, what treatments there are, what you two can do for your child, and how it is inherited. I hope this document is useful to you in your incoming struggle against this horrible disease. It is good to know that you are not alone. Every day four children in the United States are diagnosed as having cysti
Alexander The Great
Alexander The Great
Alexander The Great Introduction Alexander III, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, was one of the greatest military leaders in world history. He was born in Pella, Macedonia, then a Greek nation. The exact date of his birth is uncertain, but was probably either July 20 or 26, 356 B.C. Alexander was considered a child from his birth until 341 B.C. His princehood lasted from 340 to 336 B.C. In 336 B.C. Philip II, his father, was assassinated, thus making Alexander king. Alexander became a
Aids
Aids
Aids Being one of the most fatal viruses in the nation, AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is now a serious public health concern in most major U.S. cities and in countries worldwide. Since 1986 there have been impressive advances in understanding of the AIDS virus, its mechanisms, and its routes of transmission. Even though researchers have put in countless hours, and millions of dollars it has not led to a drug that can cure infection with the virus or to a vaccine that can prevent it.
Genetic engineering. 2
Genetic engineering. 2
Genetic engineering. 2 Genetic Engineering: Science Genetic Engineering, history and future Altering the Face of Science. Science is a creature that continues to evolve at a much higher rate than the beings that gave it birth. The transformation time from tree-shrew, to ape, to human far exceeds the time from analytical engine, to calculator, to computer. But science, in the past, has always remained distant. It has allowed for advances in production, transportation, and even entertainment, but
The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and
The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and
The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis Pneumonia and tuberculosis have been plaguing the citizens of the world for centuries causing millions of deaths. This occurred until the creation and use of antibiotics become more widely available. These two respiratory infections have many differences, which include their etiology, incidence and prevalence, and many similarities in their objective and subject indicator
Marijuanas Effects
Marijuanas Effects
Marijuanas Effects Marijuana can cause many harmful effects. There has never been a major test though. The ones they\'ve used have shown very different things. I have been very surprised by what I have been reading. I cannot believe the difference in what different scientists think. One says, "It\'s hard to know for sure whether regular marijuana use causes cancer. But it is known that marijuana contains some of the same and sometimes even more, of the cancer-causing chemicals found in tobacco s
Lung cancer
Lung cancer
lung cancer Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women. There were an estimated 164,100 new cases of lung cancer and an estimated 156,900 deaths from lung cncer in the United States in 2000. The rate of lung cancer cases appears to be dropping among white and African-American men in the United States, while it continues to rise among both white and African-American women. There are two major types of lung cancer: non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. Non-smal
BOOP
BOOP
BOOP Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia: BOOP The characteristic of organizing pneumonia is the appearance of granulized tissue in the distal bronchioles. BOOP can be classified by 1) its cause 2) the cause is undetermined 3) its cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (idiopathic type). About one-half of all cases of BOOP are idiopathic. BOOP on x-ray can also be confused with chronic eosiniphillic pneumonia (CEP). The difference between the two is that BOOP has consolidation in the lower l
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men More a Mouse Than a Man "If an author does not have at least one great popular success, he or she may well be ignored by the media, but if he or she is constantly popular, then the critics become suspicious of the writer's serious intentions" (Benson Introduction). What do critics from the literary world have to say about Steinbeck's writings? Critics have much to say, both positive and negative. What link exists between Steinbeck and his writings? Perhaps the most noteworthy bio
Today adolescents of both sexes face a serious ris
Today adolescents of both sexes face a serious ris
Today adolescents of both sexes face a serious risk of HIV infection, which is the cause of AIDS. AIDS is a chronic and most often fatal disease. Despite growing understanding and awareness, HIV infection is a serious threat to both heterosexual and homosexual teens. When adolescents take certain risks, they are more likely to become infected with HIV and develop AIDS: These are the most important facts about AIDS: . AIDS is most often fatal . Anyone can get AIDS - many teens (both boys and girl
Aplastic Anemia
Aplastic Anemia
Aplastic Anemia Aplastic Anemia Aplastic anemia is a disease of the bone marrow� the organ that produces the body's blood cells. Approximately two thousand people in the U.S. are diagnosed each year with aplastic anemia. The symptoms of aplastic anemia are fatigue, bruising, infections, and weakness. Although these symptoms are much like those associated with leukemia, aplastic anemia is not a form of cancer. In patients with aplastic anemia the bone marrow stops producing, or produces too few
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide In a 1988 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, an article titled "It\'s Over Debbie" describes how an anonymous doctor administers a fatal dose of morphine to a woman dying of ovarian cancer (Anonymous, 1988). In a 1989 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, ten doctors associated with the nation\'s leading hospitals and medical schools declare their belief that "it is not immoral for a physician to assist in the rational suicide of a t
Lung cancer
Lung cancer
lung cancer “Lung cancer is an uncontrolled, extremely deadly division of cells in the lung” (World Book, “Lung Cancer”). The two major types of lung cancer include small and non-small cell. Many different risk factors contribute to lung cancer. There are numerous symptoms that are difficult to detect in the early stages of lung cancer. Doctors use special machines to detect the severity of each stage. Treatments and cures differ in each individual case. Lung cancer is a huge problem because it
Bronchitis1
Bronchitis1
Bronchitis1 Bronchitis is when the line the bronchial tubes become inflamed. As with the common cold, virtually everyone has had bronchitis at some time. It usually is caused by a viral infection that spreads to the bronchi. There are several types of bronchitis; the most common types are acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is the inflammation of mucous membranes of the bronchial tubes, it usually only lasts a few days. Chronic bronchitis is when acute bronchitis lasts for months at a time and r
Influence
Influence
Influence Of Influenza The patient Terry B. has acquired the microbial agent Pneumonia Influenza. The patient is a three year old white male with a headache, lethargy and was running a high fever of 39.7 degrees Celsius. He has suffered from a previous illness of infection of the upper respiratory. Due to the fever, he had a systolic of 110 over 75 diastolic; pulse of racy 100. The fever also accounted for abnormal nasal discharge. A viral agent was concluded by the highly irregular hematology.
Aplastic Anemia
Aplastic Anemia
Aplastic Anemia Aplastic anemia is a disease of the bone marrow— the organ that produces the body's blood cells. Approximately two thousand people in the U.S. are diagnosed each year with aplastic anemia. The symptoms of aplastic anemia are fatigue, bruising, infections, and weakness. Although these symptoms are much like those associated with leukemia, aplastic anemia is not a form of cancer. In patients with aplastic anemia the bone marrow stops producing, or produces too few red blood cells,
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-- Copyright Information -- 1998 SIRS, Inc. -- SIRS Researcher Winter 1998 Title: AIDS and Immunity Author: Laurie Garrett Source: Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) Publication Date: July 7, 1998 Page Number(s): C1+ --------------------------- NEWSDAY (Long Island, N.Y.) July 7, 1998, pp. C1+ Copyright 1998, Newsday, Inc./Laurie Garrett. Reprinted by permission. AIDS AND IMMUNITY Battling the Perfect Immune System Killer by Laurie Garrett Staff Correspondent GENEVA--"It's hard to tell if the glass is
Marijuana
Marijuana
Marijuana Chemistry B Period 7 Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and floweres from the Cannabis plant. It has been cultivated for centuries mainly for the hemp fiber but also for its psychoactive and putative medical properties. There are many street names for marijuana such as pot, herb, weed, grass, Mary Jane, bud, or chronic. There are over 200 slang terms for marijuana. The active ingredient THC ( Tetrahydrocanabinol) was identified in 1964
The Common Cold
The Common Cold
The Common Cold The common cold has been plaguing humankind since the beginning of human existence. Even in these advanced times, there is no vaccine or cure. There are many symptoms that accompany the common cold. Some of these infamous symptoms are a runny nose, caused by inflammation of the nasal tissues, resulting in over production of mucus to trap the virus, and coughing. there are two different kinds or types of coughs that are common with colds. The first, is the less common dry hacking
Genetic Engineering: A Leap In To The Future Or A
Genetic Engineering: A Leap In To The Future Or A
Genetic Engineering: A Leap In To The Future Or A Leap Towards Destruc IntroductionScience is a creature that continues to evolve at a much higher rate than the beings that gave it birth. The transformation time from tree-shrew, to ape, to human far exceeds the time from an analytical engine, to a calculator, to a computer. However, science, in the past, has always remained distant. It has allowed for advances in production, transportation, and even entertainment, but never in history has scienc
The Worlds Fight Against Microbes
The Worlds Fight Against Microbes
The Worlds Fight Against Microbes The Worlds Fight Against Microbes Many infectious diseases that were nearly eradicated from the industrialized world, and newly emerging diseases are now breaking out all over the world due to the misuse of medicines, such as antibiotics and antivirals, the destruction of our environment, and shortsighted political action and/or inaction. Viral hemorrhagic fevers are a group of diseases caused by viruses from four distinct families of viruses: filoviruses, arena
A Tree Growsin Brooklyn
A Tree Growsin Brooklyn
A Tree Growsin Brooklyn Betty Wehner Smith’s unique ability to capture the reality of American society in the early nineteen hundreds is seen in the novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. The setting of the novel stems very much from the author’s own childhood. Society can truly relate to this story, as it has a place in every American family’s roots. The time-defying novel evokes sympathy by telling the story of a young impoverished family, comparing their rough lives to a relentless tree native to Br
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). What is it? What causes it and why? Can I get it? How can I prevent myself from getting it? All of these questions can be answered. The main problem besides having AIDS, is not being educated enough to know how and why people are dying all over the world. Aids is caused by a virus called the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. A virus is one of the smallest “germs” that cause dis
Plagues and Diseases
Plagues and Diseases
Plagues and Diseases Plagues and Diseases Plague. A word that has struck fear in the hearts of man since the earliest of times. It has also lead to some of the greatest historical events and stories of our time. The ancient cities of Rome and Athens, in their downfall, were finished off by pestilence. The Bubonic Plague, also known as The Black Death, devastated Europe in the 14th century, starting a new age. The great warrior Ivan the Terrible was stricken with disease, and driven mad. During t
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries As an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), when someone has a spinal injury, additional movement may cause further damage to the spine. EMT’s must always immobilize the patient’s head and torso in the position found. The purpose of an EMT is to prevent further harm to the patient until more professional medical help can be obtained. If in doubt about whether a person has received a spinal injury, always assume he or she has. A spinal cord injury (SCI) is very serious because
AIDS and YOU (May 1987)
AIDS and YOU (May 1987)
AIDS and YOU (May 1987) By Martin H. Goodman MD (this essay is in the public domain) Introduction: AIDS is a life and death issue. To have the AIDS disease is at present a sentence of slow but inevitable death. I\'ve already lost one friend to AIDS. I may soon lose others. My own sexual behavior and that of many of my friends has been profoundly altered by it. In my part of the country, one man in 10 may already be carrying the AIDS virus. While the figures may currently be less in much of the r
Socialized medicine
Socialized medicine
socialized medicine Socialized medicine is a service owned by all citizens and is present in many countries. How does it work and what does it do for a nations economy? One of the biggest fears most people have is becoming sick or injured, and the problem for them is paying for it. Under socialized medicine people would receive health care, regardless of their ability to pay. Everyone would be taken care of without worry of how they would pay for their care. The World Health Organization, part o
Mark twain 3
Mark twain 3
Mark twain 3 I chose to do Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) because I believe Twain is the greatest American author of all time. Samuel Langhorne Clemens may have been one of the greatest American authors of all time. Samuel, Son of John and James Clemens, was born on November 30, 1835 in the town of Florida, Missouri. Samuel was born two months premature and it seemed unlikely that Samuel would survive the harsh winter but indeed he did. Death would take other children in the family instea
Antibiotics
Antibiotics
Antibiotics Antibiotics have played a major role in our society thanks to Sir Alexander Fleming's careful observations in 1928. Without it, many lives would be in danger due to infectious diseases.Antibiotics are chemical substances produced by various species of microorganisms and other living systems that are capable in small concentrations of inhibiting the growth of or killing bacteria and other microorganisms. These organisms can be bacteria, viruses, fungi, or animals called protozoa. A pa
Alexander The Great
Alexander The Great
Alexander The Great Alexander III, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, was one of the greatest military leaders in world history. He was born in Pella, Macedonia, then a Greek nation. The exact date of his birth is uncertain, but was probably either July 20 or 26, 356 B.C. Alexander was considered a child from his birth until 341 B.C. His princehood lasted from 340 to 336 B.C. In 336 B.C. Philip II, his father, was assassinated, thus making Alexander king. Alexander became a military lea
Hazing
Hazing
Hazing [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Hazing: Is it really necessary? [Text]: Hazing: Is it really necessary? Having never been or wanting to be in a fraternity. I haven’t figured out why they choose such ridiculous hazing rituals who would want to be ridiculed, humiliated, and/or physically abused by someone who will later be your “brother”. Lives have been taken many times by these hazing rituals and fraternities still continue to hurt people. If these people are supposed to be your
Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy There are literally hundreds of types of unconventional medicines. An unconventional medicine is any type of therapy that is different from traditional medicine in the way that it focuses on a patients mind, body, and inner energy, to aid in healing. Some, use magic charms, colour therapy, sound therapy, and juice therapy, in which natural juices are used as tonic therapies. Flower remedy is a system of natural medicine that uses remedies distilled from blooming plants and trees, a
Genetic Engineering, History and Future: Altering
Genetic Engineering, History and Future: Altering
Genetic Engineering, History and Future: Altering the Face of Science Genetic Engineering, History and Future: Altering the Face of Science Science is a creature that continues to evolve at a much higher rate than the beings that gave it birth. The transformation time from tree-shrew, to ape, to human far exceeds the time from analytical engine, to calculator, to computer. But science, in the past, has always remained distant. It has allowed for advances in production, transportation, and even e
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Of the diagnostic methods available to veterinarians, the clinical chemistry test has developed into a valuable aid for localizing pathologic conditions. This test is actually a collection of specially selected individual tests. With just a small amount of whole blood or serum, many body systems can be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and a
INFLUENZA
INFLUENZA
INFLUENZA Influenza, also known as "the flu," is a virus that infects the respiratory tract. Although Influenza is not as severe as many viral infections it\'s almost the worst for viral infections of the respiratory tract. Typically, when someone is infected with influenza they experience fever (usually 100° to 103°F in adults, but even higher in children) and causes a cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, and also headaches, muscle aches, and usually extreme tiredness. There are sometime
Smoking effects
Smoking effects
smoking effects The Effects of Smoking Introduction Smoking cigarettes damage the body in a number of different ways. Over several years, the American Council on Science and Health and many others have documented the effects of smoking. Everyone knows that it is bad for you, but not many know how it affects the body. There are many myths about smoking, which mainly occur with all of the teens that are smoking. Most teens don’t know that the effects of smoking are mostly permanent. They think tha
Mark Twain 3
Mark Twain 3
Mark Twain 3 I chose to do Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) because I believe Twain is the greatest American author of all time. Samuel Langhorne Clemens may have been one of the greatest American authors of all time. Samuel, Son of John and James Clemens, was born on November 30, 1835 in the town of Florida, Missouri. Samuel was born two months premature and it seemed unlikely that Samuel would survive the harsh winter but indeed he did. Death would take other children in the family instea
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tody’society, heroin is considered the “hardest,”most dagerous drug. A street junkie can be found in miserable health and suffering from many illnesses and medical maladies due to their harsh lifestyles. Probably the least amount of drug addicts are heroin addicts, however the overdose rate for heroin addicts is astronomical, showing heroin can be a very dangerous drug. Many deaths related to heroin are the results of conditions arising from it’s illegality rather than its toxicity. For example,
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Aplastic anemia is a disease of the bone marrow— the organ that produces the body's blood cells. Approximately two thousand people in the U.S. are diagnosed each year with aplastic anemia. The symptoms of aplastic anemia are fatigue, bruising, infections, and weakness. Although these symptoms are much like those associated with leukemia, aplastic anemia is not a form of cancer. In patients with aplastic anemia the bone marrow stops producing, or produces too few red blood cells, white blood cell
Lung cancer
Lung cancer
Lung cancer Lung cancer is an uncontrolled, extremely deadly division of cells in the lung (World Book, Lung Cancer). The two major types of lung cancer include small and non-small cell. Many different risk factors contribute to lung cancer. There are numerous symptoms that are difficult to detect in the early stages of lung cancer. Doctors use special machines to detect the severity of each stage. Treatments and cures differ in each individual case. Lung cancer is a huge problem because it
Presidential Travel
Presidential Travel
Presidential Travel Through the course of our country’s history many things have changed such as the presidents and their form of transportation. Civilization has broadened the types transportation through the decades. The use of transportation has furthered our country’s ability to communicate with each other and many other countries. The president’s travel started out with an uncomfortable horsedrawn carriage and has escalated to a giant Boeing 747 jumbo jet with all the amenities of the White
Aids and Your
Aids and Your
Aids and Your AIDS and YOU (May 1987) By Martin H. Goodman MD (this essay is in the public domain) Introduction: AIDS is a life and death issue. To have the AIDS disease is at present a sentence of slow but inevitable death. I\'ve already lost one friend to AIDS. I may soon lose others. My own sexual behavior and that of many of my friends has been profoundly altered by it. In my part of the country, one man in 10 may already be carrying the AIDS virus. While the figures may currently be less in
Abortion
Abortion
abortion Scream of Silence Abortion has been around since ancient times as a crude method of birth control. Many religions during this time forbade the practice of abortion. Abortion was not illegal in most countries until the 19th century. The law against abortion during this time period forbade the procedure after fetal movement could be felt. However in the 20th century many nations began to relax their laws against abortion. Today, all types of abortions are legal except the partial birth ab
AIDS/HIV
AIDS/HIV
AIDS/HIV Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, better known as AIDS, is caused by the incurable HIV virus. AIDS is a deadly disease that deteriorates the immune system. There are two groups of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), HIV-1 that occurs throughout the world and HIV-2 that mainly occurs in Africa. The HIV virus enters the white blood cells and takes over the reproductive system of that cell and uses the system to reproduce itself. The white blood cell dies and the new HIV cells infect ot
Rene Descartes
Rene Descartes
Rene Descartes Rene Descartes Rene Descartes was born March 31, 1596 in La Haye, Touraine. Descartes was the son of a minor nobleman and belonged to a family that had produced a number of learned men. At the age of eight, he was enrolled in the Jesuit school of La Fleche in Anjou, where he remained for eight years. Besides the usual classical studies, he received instruction in math and in Scholastic philosophy. Roman Catholicism exerted a strong influence on Descartes throughout his life. Upon
ANGINA PECTORIS
ANGINA PECTORIS
ANGINA PECTORIS ANGINA PECTORIS Submitted by: Course: SBI OAO To: Date: CONTENTS 3 Introduction 4 The Human Heart 5 Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease 5 Heart Attack 5 Sudden Death 5 Angina 6 Angina Pectoris 6 Signs and Symptoms 7 Different Forms of Angina 8 Causes of Angina 9 Atherosclerosis 9 Plaque 10 Lipoproteins 10 Lipoproteins and Atheroma 11 Risk Factors 11 Family History 11 Diabetes 11 Hypertension 11 Cholesterol 12 Smoking 12 Multiple Risk Factors 13 Diagnosis 14 Drug Treatment 14 Nitr
AIDS AS AN INVADER misc 12 00
AIDS AS AN INVADER misc 12 00
AIDS AS AN INVADER misc 12 00 Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, also known as AIDS, is a silent invader. The first cases of this disease were reported in the early 1980’s. AIDS is caused by the infection known as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is a microscopic organism that can grow and multiply inside living cells. HIV attacks and disables the body’s immune system. The immune system is the system that usually fights off illnesses. “When the immune system breaks down, a person with
Genetic Engineering
Genetic Engineering
Genetic Engineering Genetic Engineering, history and future Altering the Face of Science Science is a creature that continues to evolve at a much higher rate than the beings that gave it birth. The transformation time from tree-shrew, to ape, to human far exceeds the time from analytical engine, to calculator, to computer. But science, in the past, has always remained distant. It has allowed for advances in production, transportation, and even entertainment, but never in history will science be
stroke
stroke
stroke Table of Contents Definition 2 General Information 3 Types Ischemic Stroke 4 Hemorrhagic Stroke 5 Stroke Warning Signs .6 Risk Factors Treatable Risk Factors 7 How a CVA is Diagnosed 8 Medical Treatment Emergency and Rehabilitation .9 Prevention and Prognosis 10 Effects of Stroke 11 Common Problems and Complications 12 Statistics 13 Cost Of Stroke to the United States 14 Final Data for 2000 14 Key Terms 15 Definition A cerebrovascular accident more commonly known as a stroke or brain atta