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Gigantism

Acromegaly is a rare but very serious disease frequently referred to as “Gigantism.” It is the direct result of an overproduction and secretion of the adenohypophyseal growth hormone. True to its name, the disease is characterized by an enlargement of the organs, bones, and soft tissues, as well as a...

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Child Abuse

Community-based nursing care is referred to as the provision of ensurance of personal care to individuals and families in the community”(Lancaster, Stanhope, 2000).” Community Health Nursing Practice is the synthesis of nursing theory and public health theory applied to promoting, preserving, and maintaining the health of populations through the delivery...

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C Albicans

The related yeasts Saccharyomyces cervisiae and Candida albicans can grow by producing a bud which is identical to the mother cell. What other forms of growth and development do these species undergo? Is there a connection between different growth forms and infection of humans by Candida? C. albicans and S....

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Sporadic Alzheimer 8217 S Disease The Disease Of The Century

Sporadic Alzheimer’s disease: The Disease of the Century Estimated about fifteen million people worldwide have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Some scientists believe that almost ninety percent of all Alzheimer’s disease is sporadic. Sporadic Alzheimer’s is a type of Alzheimer’s that either men or women of all ages can be...

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Petussis

During the 1900s the first epidemic of pertussis was noticed. It was a very common childhood illness. High rates of deaths were due to pertussis which is an acute infection of the respiratory tract. It was especially a serious disease in targeting infants due to their underdeveloped bodies. Around the...

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Congenital Insensitivity to Pain with Anhidrosis

Congenital Insensitivity to Pain is a very amazing disease. I chose to report on the specific section of it dealing with Anhidrosis because this also leaves the infected individual with the inability to sweat. This causes problems such as fevers and overheating from over exertion or external heat which in...

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Animal Testing Cruelty Or Necessity

Is using animals in medical research necessary? Some people would say yes, others would say no… but who’s right? No matter what one thinks or believes this question still remains yet to be answered. At first this question seems like its answer lies within ones opinion and only that, but...

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Ovarian Cancer

Of all gynecologic malignancies, ovarian cancer continues to have the highest mortality and is the most difficult to diagnose. In the United States female population, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in absolute mortality among cancer related deaths (13,000/yr). In most reported cases, ovarian cancer, when first diagnosed is in stages III...

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Liver Transplant And Hepatitis C

The liver is one of the most important organs in the human body. It is intimately Involved in almost every part of the body’s processes, and it has four crucial functions: Fuel Management, Nitrogen Excretion, Water Balance, and Detoxification. Being the central role of the body systems, when liver diseases...

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Alzheimers Disease

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Last week, more than 12 million fans of “Coronation Street” tuned in to witness the final moments of one of the soap’s most enduring characters, Mike Baldwin. Once a domineering sharp-minded businessman, the soap followed his progression over a number of months to the extremely confused and venerable...

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Euthanasia Not A Step Down The Slippery Slope

Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Are Not Steps Down a Slippery Slope Life and death, one can not exist without the other. No person can live without someday having to face death and no person can die without having lived. The following information should assist you to consider the rights, that...

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Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic

The mountain pine beetle epidemic is causing environmental and social impacts to much of British Columbia. Our forests are very important and will no longer be able to maintain their role if changes are not made. The devastation has had a sweeping impact on B.C.’s ecological, and economical well-being. Additionally,...

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Obesity and the dangers to the American population

Obesity is a disease that affects at least 39 million Americans. More than one quarter of all adults and about one in five children today are overweight. Some people are more vulnerable to obesity than others. Each year obesity causes at least 300,000 excess deaths in the U.S. and costs...

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Ebola Virus

Ebola, a virus which acquires its name from the Ebola River (located in Zaire, Africa), first emerged in September 1976, when it erupted simultaneously in 55 villages near the headwaters of the river. It seemed to come out of nowhere, and resulted in the deaths of nine out of every...

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Why Getting Mammograms Are Important

Breast cancer is a rapid, uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both breasts. Right now it is the leading cause of death in women. Every year more than 211,000 American women are diagnosed with this disease, but if found early it can often be cured. As of today,...

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White Blood Cell Differential Count Using Wright Stain

Title: White Blood Cell Differential Count using Wright Stain Objective: The objective of the experiment was to prepare a fresh blood smear and distinguish different types of blood cells using wright’s stains. Background: Blood is an important part of a human body. Blood is the fluid in our body. The...

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Respiratory Systems role in the functioning body

Whether it is sleeping, talking, walking or running all these activities require one important factor, the ability to breath. From the first breath after birth to our very last breathe taken, the rate and depth of respiration is unconsciously monitored and matched to the body’s activity. Although the human body...

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Stem Cell Research

To date, one of the most significant breakthroughs in the history of biomedical research is the discovery, isolation, and culturing of human embryonic stem cells which occurred in November of 1998. Two independent teams of American researchers managed to isolate and culture a unique kind of human cell called the...

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Inflammation Treatment And Voltaren

When body’s tissues are damaged by harmful stimuli, the body’s tissues naturally try to eliminate the cause of the damage and repair the damaged tissues.1 This defensive response to the stimuli that body immune system shows is called inflammation.1 In addition, the common signs and symptoms of inflammation include redness,...

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Inflammation And Voltaren

Inflammation and Voltaren Introduction When body’s tissues are damaged by harmful stimuli, the body’s tissues naturally try to eliminate the cause of the damage and repair the damaged tissues.1 This defensive response to the stimuli that body immune system shows is called inflammation.1 In addition, the common signs and symptoms...

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AIDS When Will It Stop

Social Outline: AIDS AIDS: When Will It Stop? I. Introduction A. [Thesis Statement] “If hooking a car battery up to a monkey’s brain will help find the cure for AIDS and save somebody’s life, I have two things to say… the red is positive and the black is negative.” Quoted...

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chocolate is it good for your health or not

The topic of controversy that I have chosen to research is whether or not chocolate is a healthy snack or not. I chose to research this topic was because the thought that once said to be unhealthy snack is now being considered a snack containing some of the same ingredients...

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Why Were Losing The War On Cancer

The War on Cancer; A Comprehensive Reiteration and Nuance into a Resolution Summary: Author Clinton Leaf discusses the validity of the argument that as a nation we are losing the war on cancer. Leaf lives as a survivor of Hodgkin’s disease, an informed crusader and valuable entity into guiding the...

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Facilitated Communication Study Observations

1. The purpose of the study was to validate the facilitated communications. The study started out with every expectation that it would find evidence that the communications were in fact valid. FC was defined as the provision of physical assistance to individuals to allow them to more readily spell out...

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Obesity Epidemic In The United States

The word “epidemic” is typically used to describe diseases such as AIDS, SARS, and the Pandemic Flu; however, there is currently an ongoing epidemic in the Unites States that is caused not by viruses, bacteria, or bioterrorism, but simply through human nature. This advancing disorder is obesity, a condition that...

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