White Blood Cells

Animal Experimentation
Animal Experimentation
Animal Experimentation Introduction Animal experimentation has been a part of biomedical and behavioral research for several millennia; experiments with animals were conducted in Greece over 2,000 years ago. Many advances in medicine and in the understanding of how organisms function have been the direct result of animal experimentation. Concern over the welfare of laboratory animals is also not new, as reflected in the activities of various animal welfare and antivivisectionist groups dating ba
Mono
Mono
mono mono Mononucleosis, also known as Mono, is an illness caused by an infection with a virus. The virus, The Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is usually the cause of Mono. Other infectious viruses, like cytomegalovirus (CMV) can also produce illnesses like Mono. Most of the people who get Mono are adolescents and young adults. In developed nations, the majority of the people has been exposed to the Epstein- Barr virus by the age of 18. That means that many adults have had infections as children caus
Charles Manson He and his cult The Family together killed
Charles Manson He and his cult The Family together killed
  Charles Manson. He and his cult, The Family, together killed seven people, bloodied and butchered. The people who he and others killed, the Tate and LaBianca families, were wealthy and well-off. What could have made them do such a thing without pity or remorse? Read on........     MANSON: The Man Himself   In 1954, Manson set up a commune-based cult, drawing in hippies, drifters. and the unemployed at the Spahn Ranch, near Los Angeles. Manson had lovely ideas and his followers or Family r
Book SummaryContents
Book SummaryContents
Book Summary/Contents Andrew Jackson, in the author’s words, was mild, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic. It would not be in anyone’s favor to question the validity of the his words, but to understand them with unrestrained faith in those words will help to insure complete insight into the book. Moreover, this book stresses the immortal fact that Jackson’s private life had as much irony and agony as his political/outside life did. With those factors understood, Jackson’s life and t
AIDSHIV
AIDSHIV
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 o
Since the dawn of man fads have changed periodically from the lion ski
Since the dawn of man fads have changed periodically from the lion ski
Since the dawn of man, fads have changed periodically from the lion skin butt-flap, to eating dinner in front of the television. Some have been huge successes and then others have been eye-throbbing disasters. For an inquisitive person, creating a trend can lead to a profitable business like Tommy Hilfiger, still there are the few exceptions. However, it is because of a natural media driven entertainment industry that trends are created and manufactured. Humans follow fads for several reasons,
Dementia What is Dementia Dementia is an organic brain syndrome which
Dementia What is Dementia Dementia is an organic brain syndrome which
Dementia What is Dementia ? Dementia is an organic brain syndrome which results in global cognitive impairments. Dementia can occur as a result of a variety of neurological diseases. Some of the more well known dementing diseases include Alzheimer's disease (AD), multi-infarct dementia (MID), and Huntington's disease (HD). Throughout this essay the emphasis will be placed on AD (also known as dementia of the Alzheimer's type, and primary degenerative dementia), because statistically it is the m
The world's natural resources are being consumed at an alarming rate A
The world's natural resources are being consumed at an alarming rate A
The world's natural resources are being consumed at an alarming rate. As these resources diminish, people will be seeking alternative sources by which to generate electricity for heat and light. The only practical short term solution for the energy-crisis is nuclear power. Nuclear power, however is not as safe as burning coal, gas or oil in a factory it is in fact , much more dangerous, There are dangers associated with a nuclear power plant which far out weigh the benefits to society as a whol
CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
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THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Changes in altitude have a
THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Changes in altitude have a
THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Changes in altitude have a profound effect on the human body. The body attempts to maintain a state of homeostasis or balance to ensure the optimal operating environment for its complex chemical systems. Any change from this homeostasis is a change away from the optimal operating environment. The body attempts to correct this imbalance. One such imbalance is the effect of increasing altitude on the body's ability to provide adequate oxygen to be utiliz
THE IMPORTANCE OF ANIMAL RESEARCH by Josh Wakefield wakesjnauburncampu
THE IMPORTANCE OF ANIMAL RESEARCH by Josh Wakefield wakesjnauburncampu
THE IMPORTANCE OF ANIMAL RESEARCH by: Josh Wakefield [email protected] Research on animals is important in understanding diseases and developing ways to prevent them. The polio vaccine, kidney transplants, and heart surgery techniques have all been developed with the help of animal research. Through increased efforts by the scientific community, effective treatments for diabetes, diphtheria, and other diseases have been developed with animal testing. Animal research has brought a dr
AIDS and Hatred
AIDS and Hatred
AIDS and Hatred 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: o AIDS is most often fatal o Anyone can get AIDS - many teens (bo
Blood Transfusion
Blood Transfusion
Blood Transfusion My best friend Sarah was two and I was three the summer her family moved across the street from ours. One of the first conscious memories I have of the two of us was the following Fourth of July. The neighborhood families had a small fireworks show in the street in families had a small fireworks show in the street in front of my house. The only part of the evening I remember is when I was lying on my mom’s should, I remember looking and seeing Sarah lying on her mother’s shoul
Allicin
Allicin
Allicin Chemistry 2060 27 March, 2000 Allicin- C6H10OS2 - Allicin is a compound that occurs in garlic not in its natural state but when it is cut, crushed, or slightly cooked. It is suspected to be an antibacterial, anti-fungal agent with health benefits as a liquid oxide. Much of the research pertaining to allicin has not been conclusively proven but studies have shown that when at least two servings of garlic are consumed twice a week it enhances immunity; it improves circulation; it is a topi
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Schizophrenia, severe mental illness characterized by a variety of symptoms, including loss of contact with reality, bizarre behavior, disorganized thinking and speech, decreased emotional expressiveness, and social withdrawal. Usually only some of these symptoms occur in any one person. The term schizophrenia comes from Greek words meaning split mind. However, contrary to common belief, schizophrenia does not refer to a person with a split personality or multiple personality. (For
AIDS Virus of the Modern World
AIDS Virus of the Modern World
AIDS, Virus of the Modern World The first case ever diagnosed with the virus now known as AIDS was reported in 1979 in New York. By the middle of 1981, unusual immune system failure among gay men were flourishing in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) named the Disease GRID (GayRelated Immune Deficiency) because it was mainly found among homosexual men. It first appeared to be a lifestyleassociated illness, linked to excessive stress to the immune system. Scientists believ
Allele Frequencies and Sickle Cell Anemia Lab
Allele Frequencies and Sickle Cell Anemia Lab
Allele Frequencies and Sickle Cell Anemia Lab Andrew DelRossi Massimo Aldorasi Purpose: To observe how relative forces can change allele frequencies in a population to cause evolution to occur. Equipment: -75 red beads - 25 white beads - 5 paper cups - Coin Introduction: Sickle Cell Anemia is a genetic disorder caused by dominant alleles. It is a genetic disorder found in African Americans of Mediterranean descent. Red Blood Cells change from a little donut shape too a sickle shape. Sickle Red B
Control Of Blood Glucose
Control Of Blood Glucose
Control Of Blood Glucose Blood glucose is the primary source of energy in the human body, and is the only source of energy for the brain. The glucose is transported all over the body via the blood plasma and if there is too much present it is stored in the kidneys as glycogen (polysaccharide carbohydrate). The level of blood glucose has to be maintained by the body. Too higher levels or too lower levels will cause problems in the body. The osmotic properties of the cell will be affected, if ther
Investigating the Properties of the Enzyme Catalase
Investigating the Properties of the Enzyme Catalase
Investigating the Properties of the Enzyme Catalase Introduction The discovery of enzymes occurred accidentally in the late nineteenth century. The German chemist Eduard Buchnar had been attempting to harvest fluid derived from yeast extracts, to his exasperation the fluid extracts taken kept decaying. With the knowledge sugar acts as a preservative of fruit, Buchnar introduced sugar to his liquid extracts in the hope the sugar would preserve the yeast extracts. To his astonishment the yeast flu
LEUKEMIA
LEUKEMIA
LEUKEMIA Leukemia is named after the Leukocytes, white blood cells that mutate and become cancerous before maturity. These cells reproduce rapidly, slowing down the production of white blood cells that are important in the fight against infection in the body. Leukemia also slows down the production of red blood cells that are needed to carry oxygen in the blood. Cancer cell may spread to the liver, spleen, lymph nodes, genitals, or the brain, leukemia is incurable and is the second leading cause
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is a disease of the Central Nervous System (brain and spinal cord). The insulation of axons, called myelin, surrounding the nerves is damaged or destroyed in people with MS. When the myelin is affected, impulses travel over the axon very slowly, if at all, and there is some electrical interference between axons. Messages are not sent efficiently and can be altered, or fail to get through. When this occurs, messages from the brain are lost or interrupted caus
LEGALIZE IT
LEGALIZE IT
LEGALIZE IT English 102 February 11, 2004 Marijuana has been used by all kinds of people around the world throughout time. Even here in America marijuana has been used by everyone from the Native Americans to promote peace, to “George Washington when he was an early hemp farmer” (http://www.marijuana.drug-culture.com/). Why then must it be outlawed today? It’s just not fair. What could be so bad about a plant? There are many good reasons why marijuana should be legalized, both for medicinal and
THE PROS AND CONS OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE PROS AND CONS OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA
THE PROS AND CONS OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA NOTE: THIS PAPER REC’D AN “A” grade at a Calif. Community College……YEAR 2002, Admin. Of Justice class…. The United States is a country full of controversy. It was even settled by people who had come from a country in the midst of controversy. Many controversial issues do not have a clear solution that makes everyone happy and oftentimes a compromise is essential in order to move on. When it comes to the controversy of legalizing marijuana, howev
Leukemia
Leukemia
Leukemia Leukemia is a disease characterized by the formation of abnormal numbers of white blood cells, for which no certain cure has been found. Leukemia is also conditions characterized by the transformation of normal blood-forming cells into abnormal white blood cells whose unrestrained growth overwhelms and replaces normal bone marrow and blood cells. Leukemias are named according to the normal cell from which they originate, such as Lymphocyte Leukemia. Lymphocyte Leukemia is where a Lymph
The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare
The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare
The purpose of this paper is to discuss marijuana and compare both sides of the issue of legalizing marijuana. We have two factions fighting each other; one those who are pro-marijuana and those who are anti-marijuana. These two factions have been fighting on this issue on the halls of justice for years. Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patien
Diabetes The Silent Killer
Diabetes The Silent Killer
Diabetes The Silent Killer The Silent Killer: Diabetes Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death by disease. It is a chronic disease that has no cure. Therefore it comes to no surprise that this disease has acquired countless number of attentions. Unfortunately, 5.4 million people in the United State are unaware that they have this disease. Until they do, they have already developed life-threatening complications. This may include blindness, kidney diseases, nerves diseases, heart diseases, s
Aids
Aids
Aids AIDS - What's new ? ------------------- Is the message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS toprevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions to stop the risk of getting the aids virus. We know enough about how the infection is transmitted to protect ourselves from it without resorting to such extremes as mandatory testing, enforced quarantine or total celibacy. But too few people are getting the AIDS mess
AIDS
AIDS
AIDS AIDS is the acronym used for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. It is a disease transmitted through the blood. It is transmitted from person to person through sexual intercourse, blood transfusions, I.V. drug users, and from mothers to babies during birth. AIDS is a disease which breaks down the human immune system causing the body to become very susceptible to infection. The disease is brought about by the HIV-1 virus. HIV-1( Human Immunodeficiency Virus) can remain dormant for years and
AIDS - What's new
AIDS - What's new
AIDS - What's new ? ------------------- Is the message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS to prevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions. We know enough about how the infection is transmitted to protect ourselves from it without resorting to such extremes as mandatory testing, enforced quarantine or total celibacy. But too few people are heeding the AIDS message. Perhaps many simply don't like or want to
AIDS A US- Made Monster
AIDS A US- Made Monster
AIDS: A U.S.- Made Monster? PREFACE In an extensive article in the Summer-Autumn 1990 issue of Top Secret, Prof J. Segal and Dr. L. Segal outline their theory that AIDS is a man-made disease, originating at Pentagon bacteriological warfare labs at Fort Detrick, Maryland. Top Secret is the international edition of the German magazine Geheim and is considered by many to be a sister publication to the American Covert Action Information Bulletin (CAIB). In fact, Top Secret carries the Naming Nam
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PART ONE CONTENTS --------------------3
PART ONE CONTENTS --------------------3 SELFREALISATION AND DIRECTION FOR THE ADOLESCENT PART TWO CONTENTS ---------------------59 MANIFESTATIONS OF AWARENESS PART THREE CONTENTS -----------------104 PHILOSOPHICAL CONTENTS PART ONE. BOLD = MAIN TITLES. REGULAR = SUB TITLES. ----------------------------------------------------------------PAGE FORWARD -----------------------------------------------------4 INTELLECTUALITY -----------------------------------------8 DEDICATION ----------------------
Hemp the Miracle Fiber
Hemp the Miracle Fiber
Hemp the Miracle Fiber Hemp, the fiber of the cannabis species of plant is making a comeback after years of being ignored for synthetic substitutes. Entrepreneurs are beginning to look at the benefits of marketing it. Governments are starting to see the advantage of allowing it to be grown. but the United States, in all likelihood, will miss the boat. Hemp is after all, another name for marijuana and here in the United States growing and marketing this type of vegetation can get a farmer in seri
Aplastic anemia is a disease of the bone marrow the organ that produce
Aplastic anemia is a disease of the bone marrow the organ that produce
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
Respiration Independent Study Unit
Respiration Independent Study Unit
Respiration Independent Study Unit Part 1- Breathing and Cellular Respiration 1.a) breathing- the complex exchange of gases b) Another term to describe breathing is respiration. 2. Three things that are essential to this process are the diffusion of the oxygen and carbon dioxide between lungs between the blood in the transport system, the transportation of oxygen and carbon dioxide by the blood to the body cells and the diffusion of the oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood and body cells.
TYPHOID FEVER
TYPHOID FEVER
TYPHOID FEVER Typhoid Fever is an acute illness associated with fever caused by the Salmonellae Typhi bacteria. The bacteria is deposited in water or food by a human carrier, and is then spread to other people in the area. The incidence of the illness in the United States has markedly decreased since the early 1900's. This improvement is the result of improved environmental sanitation. Mexico and South America are the most common areas for U.S. citizens to contract typhoid fever. India, Pakistan
Aids As a Worldwide Problem
Aids As a Worldwide Problem
Aids As a Worldwide Problem Aids, Abbreviated for Acquired immune deficiency syndrome is a disease that was discovered very recently. It is caused by HIV; Human immunodeficiency virus. It attacks cells in the immune system and produces function defects. These defects leave the body open to invasion by several different infections. In some cases they can lead to the development of unusual cancers. This virus is also able to reach brain cells and damage the brain. By the year 2000 there will be a
Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchi It may develop suddenly
Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchi It may develop suddenly
Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchi. It may develop suddenly, following a head cold (acute bronchitis), or it may persist or return regularly for many years, causing progressive degeneration of the bronchi and lungs (chronic bronchitis). Certain people are more susceptible than others; Men are more of a target to bronchitis than women, out numbering them 10 to 1 – the reasons are unclear. Of course, smokers are 50 times more likely to get chronic bronchitis than non-smokers. Acute bro
Leukemia is a disease that affects blood forming tissues mainly bone m
Leukemia is a disease that affects blood forming tissues mainly bone m
Leukemia is a disease that affects blood forming tissues, mainly bone marrow. Leukemia also affects the lymph glands and spleen. Leukemia causes the body to produce an extreme amount of abnormal white blood cells. This causes infections because the abnormal cells cannot stop infections like the normal cells do. Leukemia also causes anemia. Anemia is a disease in which the body makes less blood cells. This happens because the leukemic cells crowd the system. Leukemia also causes excessive bleedi
In the world we live in there are many diseases which are so deadly to
In the world we live in there are many diseases which are so deadly to
In the world we live in, there are many diseases which are so deadly to the point where there is no cure for the disease. At one's first thought, most would think of AIDS, herpes, or maybe alshimers. However one might not consider Hepatitis, because a vaccine has been developed for types of the disease. Hepatitis can be caught and can also be hereditary. It is a disease to which there is no cure for but can be contained. A person may have hepatitis for many years and still not be aware that the
Cancer Article
Cancer Article
Cancer Article Angela Yurtin Pd. 2 The articles “The Cancer Killer,” “Insurance,” and “The Enemy Within” all highlighted many concerns and problems that arise with cancer. They not only introduce medical aspects, but also the societal aspects as well. The articles also told of many procedures and ideas that are currently being studied and tested, and they highlighted many important breakthroughs. “The Cancer Killer” was based on new research and development of the p53 gene, and how it affects c
Aids
Aids
Aids Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), suppresses the immune system related to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). A person infected with HIV gradually loses immune function along with certain immune cells called CD4 T-lymphocytes or CD4 T-cells, causing the infected person to become vulnerable to pneumonia, fungus infections, and other common ailments. With the loss of immune function, a clinical syndrome (a group of various illnesses that together characterize a d
Correcting the Code
Correcting the Code
Correcting the Code Often there is a sudden breakthrough in a field of sciences, a key moment, an experiment, an event that changes people’s lives all over the world. In September of 1990, the first genetic treatment of a human being with an inherited illness was they key moment or event for genetics. They injection of a genetically altered white blood cells into the child’s body was little more than a transfusion. The child sat on a bed, an intravenous tube was hooked to her arm and her own wh
It was very difficult coming up with a health career that I would be i
It was very difficult coming up with a health career that I would be i
It was very difficult coming up with a health career that I would be interested in. The truth is, I am not interested in any health career. What I really want to be is become a screenwriter, and that is actually, how I figured out, if any, what health career I would choose. My health career is to become a virologist. I came up with this career while I was watching the movie Outbreak. Basically, a virologist works with viruses. They try to find cures or vaccinations for viral threats. Virologist
AIDS
AIDS
AIDS 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 other
SENILITY
SENILITY
SENILITY Senility is a disease commonly referred to as dementia. It affects 4 million Americans every year and is a major cause of disability in old age (Bunch, 1997, p. 106). Its prevalence increases with age (Bunch, 1997, p. 106). Dementia is characterized by a permanent memory deficit affecting recent memory in particular and of sufficient severity to interfere with the patient's ability to take part in professional and social activities (Bunch, 1997, p. 106). Although the aging process is a
AIDS is the final life-threatening stage of infection with human
AIDS is the final life-threatening stage of infection with human
AIDS is the final, life-threatening stage of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The name refers to the fact that HIV severely damages the patient's disease-fighting immune system. Cases of AIDS were first identified in 1981 in the United States, but researchers have traced cases to as early as 1959. Millions of AIDS cases have been diagnosed worldwide. AIDS is caused by two viruses that belong to a group called retroviruses. Th
Geographic Range
Geographic Range
Geographic Range Oceanic Islands, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean: The white shark is widely distributed throughout temperate and subtropical regions of the world's oceans. Physical Characteristics Natural History Food Habits A voracious and efficient predator. Its prey includes a wide variey of bony fishes, including salmon, hake, halibut, mackeral, and tunas; other sharks; sea turtles; seabirds; and marine mammals, such as seals, sea lions, sea otters, and porpoises. Traditionally
Help Oh God Somebody help me screamed Alex as he tried to get away fro
Help Oh God Somebody help me screamed Alex as he tried to get away fro
“Help! Oh, God. Somebody help me!” screamed Alex as he tried to get away from his drunken father. Alex threw a wild punch which hit nothing but the empty air. His father with anger in his eyes began to beat young Alex to pulp. Alcohol is continuing to become a major problem in the homes of many Americans. Today more than ever you hear of people wanting to protect their poor innocent children from the dangerous outside world of the city streets. While the fact is, in many cases the danger lye’s
The Learning Ability of Infants
The Learning Ability of Infants
The Learning Ability of Infants People always assume babies to be little people that just lay around the house, cry, sleep, and eat. Much to their surprise, babies are always thinking and learning. Whatever you say or do, just realize those little bundles of joy are listening and watching your every move. Babies may look passive and inactive, but inside those miniature heads, their brains are working all the time. The average American newborn weighs 7 to 7.5 pounds, measures between 19 and 21
DNA has all the needed information to create the species from which it
DNA has all the needed information to create the species from which it
DNA has all the needed information to create the species from which it came from. DNA consists of genes which are coded messages in the DNA. These messages control the cell to be what it was intended to be for example a brain cell or a skin cell. All cells in an organism have the same exact DNA sequence unless it has been mutated. The reason why they all have the same DNA is because they all came from one cell, the embryo which replicated itself and these new daughter cells replicated themselve