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09 Jun 2011

The Biology of St. John's Wort

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

In a world full of medicine being prescribed to people, there is an element of potential negative impact to the overall makeup of the body's biological structure. Drugs seem to be the end of all, all for our desire to rid ourselves of the many problems we face and have. Our body is naturally...

22 Mar 2011

Case of Phineas Gage

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

The brain in all of its complexity has fascinated philosophers and researchers for hundreds of years. The brain plays a role in all forms of behavior, sensory perception, subjective perception, subjective feeling, thought, and bodily function. The structures of the brain are responsible for...

15 Mar 2011

Phage Therapy: The Last Defense

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

One of the most under researched medical fields in the twentieth century through to the present day is phage therapy. What is phage therapy? Phage is short for ‘bacteriophage' which is a virus that only infects bacteria (Ransford 2008). Increasing antibiotic resistance among several...

13 Jan 2011

Neuroscience in Film: Distinguishing Fact and Myth in the Portrayal of Intelligence in Defending Your Life

Thesis - 3 pages - Medical studies

Humans have the potential to use most of their brain if they choose to use reason and logic in their everyday decision making process. The movie 'Defending Your Life' examines how using more of one's brain power and overcoming earthly fears can propel an individual to move on to the next...

11 Jan 2011

Genetically Modified Food: A trip to your grave

Thesis - 3 pages - Medical studies

Have you ever wondered if what you are eating is pure or not? Or whether it came from a natural plant or a laboratory experiment? GMF is ruling the world as we know it. People will anything that tastes good, but what about health? Is it not important to consider health in your life? Because...

05 Jan 2011

History and characterization of Tay-Sachs Disease

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Tay-Sachs disease (TSD) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder that causes fatal neuro-degeneration in the brain and spinal cord and usually results in death by the age of 2 or 3. The disease is caused by the fatal accumulation of ganglioside glycosphingo lipids that are a...

07 Nov 2010

Overview of hemophilia

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Hemophilia is a congenital tendency to bleeding which manifests itself shortly after birth and lasts the life of the patient. The hemorrhage occurs either spontaneously or upon slight provocation, and can only be arrested with great difficulty. The subjects of the disease also exhibit a curious...

20 Sep 2010

Remedies for insomnia

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

Sleep is a wonderful health formula. When tried, the limbs are aching and the mind is in a spin. After a few hours of peaceful sleep you wake up completely fresh, a totally new person. Most men and women spend a third of their lives in sleep. Infants seem to enjoy sleep the most- sleeping...

20 Sep 2010

Remedies for constipation

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

We are a nation of bowel-conscious people, obsessed with the regularity of its functioning. Both at the outpatient's clinic and in the wards, people complain about constipation. But on a closer look, the problem often lies more in the mind than anywhere else. Tracing the roots of this...

20 Sep 2010

Remedies for childhood stuttering

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

The development of speech in a child begins as soon as he is born. While he sucks and swallows, belches and smiles, he uses the very same coordination that he needs to use in speech. Yet it is not until he is 12 to 18 months old that a normal child begins to say his first meaningful...

20 Sep 2010

Remedies for cataracts

Thesis - 3 pages - Medical studies

At birth, a normal human eye is endowed with a wonderful lens, brilliantly clear and transparent. It allows the light to enter the eye and focuses what we are seeing on our retina. The lens burdened by age, becomes thicker. A cataract sets in. Lesser light enters the affected eye, and...

15 Sep 2010

Pharmacological effects and safe administration of Coumadin (warfarin)

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

“Coumadin is a registered trademark of Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma Company,” (Bristol- Meyers Squibb Company, 2008) and is a trade name for the generic medication warfarin sodium,commonly known as warfarin. This paper explores the use of Coumadin (warfarin) in clinical practice,...

15 Sep 2010

A reflection on one student's preparation to transition from student nurse to graduate nurse

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

This author's personal philosophy of nursing draws from a variety of sources to form a comprehensive whole. Feminist ethics, and the ethics of care which derives from it, encourages health care professionals to look at clients as whole people, who fit into a social framework, and who have...

14 Sep 2010

A clinical portrait of a patient in crisis

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

In the spring of 2009 this author had the privilege to participate in the care of a twenty-seven year old woman who was recovering from a motor vehicle accident in which she had suffered multiple fractures of both her upper and lower extremities, as well as internal soft tissue injuries. This...

24 Aug 2010

Living with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder affects roughly 5% of children in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009). The specific criteria needed for identifying ADHD in children has been laid out in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders...

18 Aug 2010

Fundamentals of neuropsychology

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

The pavilion and the external auditory canal are parts of the external ear. The eardrum, the ossicles and tympanic fund are parts of the middle ear. The eustachian tube, the cochlea, the organ of Corti, the auditory nerve and the vestibular apparatus are parts of the inner ear. The auditory...

18 Aug 2010

Leukemia: Causes, effects and solutions

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The disease called Leukemia, also known as “blood cancer", primarily affects the bone marrow, spleen and lymph nodes. Children and the elderly people are the main victims of this cancer and men are more affected than women. In children, it affects 30% of all cancers. There...

16 Aug 2010

Psychogenic voice disorders

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

Communication is what distinguishes human beings from animals. It is a form of expression. There are many ways to express things, but the most commonly used form is communication. There are two types of communication: Verbal and non-verbal communication. Verbal or Oral communication is one of the...

16 Aug 2010

Rheumatism

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

Rheumatism is a term used for diseases that affect the joint and connective tissue. In general, rheumatic disorder refers to musculoskeletal diseases. Such disorders can be cured by various medicines and therapies. The study and the intervention with medication and therapy is called Rheumatology....

16 Aug 2010

Bronchiolitis

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

While I was completing my internship in a hospital, I was surprised by the large number of infants hospitalized in the pediatric ward. These infants were placed in chambers and were not brought out under any circumstances due to the risk of contacting some infection. Moreover, they were connected...

16 Aug 2010

Bird flu

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Avian influenza is caused by type A strains of influenza virus and is an infectious disease that affects birds. There are 15 known subtypes of avian influenza virus. Thus, there is a vast reservoir of potential influenza viruses circulating in the bird population. The virus that causes the...

16 Aug 2010

Anesthesia and overcoming physical suffering

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

The Mesopotamians were familiar with the properties of opium and sleeping pills, several centuries before the Christian era. Even the Egyptians knew how to prepare opium as did the Greek physicians, such as Claudius Galenus who used it to ease the pain of the patients. The Romans were apparently...

13 Aug 2010

Cloning is here to stay

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Earth's inhabitants live with a notion that nothing is impossible and the sky is the limit, and as such there are all kinds of concepts born everyday. Some are meant to cause more harm than good, while some are for the betterment of all. Some, even though will advance life, are difficult to...

13 Aug 2010

Physiotherapy and Osteopathy

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The advances made in medicine today have led to a longer life expectancy, than it was about thirty years ago. What was incurable two decades ago is now curable. Many complementary branches of medicine have been developed which helps people to get rid of ailments, thereby decreasing their drug...

10 Aug 2010

Nursing management of the client with respiratory failure

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

This paper focuses on what respiratory failure is, its classification and nursing management of the client with respiratory failure. It includes clinical manifestations, nursing assessment, potential nursing diagnosis and nursing interventions plus patient teaching. Respiratory failure occurs as...

06 Aug 2010

Genogram

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

As part of a class assignment, I constructed the attached four-generation genogram illustrating known blood relatives in my generation, two earlier generations and my daughters and nephews. A number of recurring traits appeared including child of divorce, asthma, and depression/suicide...

06 Aug 2010

Child and adolescent sleep disturbance

Thesis - 3 pages - Medical studies

In the past it was assumed that between infancy and adulthood, sleep needs followed a fairly smooth progression toward the adult norm. While, one way or another, small babies generally manage to take the sleep they need, adult sleep disorders have been increasingly recognized. ...

05 Aug 2010

Weight loss surgery, drugs and you

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

The weight loss surgery is beneficial to your health in a number of areas. Some of these benefits include improvement in disease conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, lower back pain and other illnesses. The weight loss surgery is not only for the severely obese patient, either. Maybe...

05 Aug 2010

An organic nation: Do conventional rearing methods pose a risk to human health?

Thesis - 1 pages - Medical studies

Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about how food is produced and how its production affects its safety. Recently, there has been growing alarm expressed over the relationship between human bacteria's increasing resistance to treatment with antibiotics and antibiotic residues...

30 Jul 2010

Gardasil and human papillomavirus

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

Every decade or so, mankind become more effective in the treatment and prevention of disease. It is merely, as I am sure Darwin would put it, how the human race proves to be the fittest of the earth. We have found ways to recognize what is harmful and either eradicate the problem or control it in...