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17 Sep 2015

Healthy alternatives to prescription medications

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

Prescriptions that are made for various health problems under conventional Western medical practice often have alternative interventions that are mainly drawn from traditional methods of treatment in various parts of the world. Remarkably, there are a lot of non medicinal interventions that...

16 Sep 2015

Childbirth booth camp : natural childbirth and care

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

A childbirth boot camp offers information and knowledge on natural childbirth as well as other topics related with childbirth and care. These camps are mainly designed for educational purposes. This paper provides an examination of current trends in Childbirth Education. In this regard, the...

16 Sep 2015

Active care rehabilitation for patients suffering from back pain

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Active care rehabilitation is the use of different methods of treatments, mostly involving exercises, to facilitate the recovery from injury or a procedure to ensure that the patient regains the original or normal working of the different functional abilities as they did before the injury or...

15 Sep 2015

Surveillance, accumulation of capital and exploitation on social media

Essay - 10 pages - Computer science

New technologies have changed the way people communicate and see each other: we all became the objects of surveillance voluntarily and non-voluntarily. Social networks, closed-circuit television (CCTV) in supermarkets and in railway stations, marketing agencies - all these are slowly turning our...

15 Sep 2015

Composite material failure in aircraft

Essay - 25 pages - Physics

Some composite materials used in construction of aircraft structures started appearing in late 1930s as well as 1940s. Typically, they used to be plasticity impregnated wood materials at that time, with the well know as well as the largest example being Duramold constructing the eight engine...

15 Sep 2015

Ethical consumerism concept and analyses at Google Inc - Case Study

Case study - 3 pages - Computer science

Different companies believe in giving the best products to their consumers through enhancing and promoting their brand in the market. One of the ways that is becoming more popular is Ethical Consumerism where the companies believe that the consumers will take more of their products on the basis...

15 Sep 2015

Computer Crime Rules According to Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

Essay - 2 pages - Computer science

Computer crime has today become a global phenomenon. It entails the use of a computer to commit a crime or even the criminal exploitation of a computer or the internet. It can as well involve offences committed against people or groups of people mainly with the criminal motive of harming the...

10 Sep 2015

Lassa fever in West Africa

Essay - 12 pages - Medical studies

This paper focuses on Lassa fever in West Africa. The Lassa virus that causes the fever has been considered a member of Old World Arenaviruses. In this regard, it has been solely considered endemic in West Africa. Its full endemicity is nevertheless unclear especially given the poor contact means...

10 Sep 2015

Does displaying nutritional information in fast food restaurants impact consumers ?

Essay - 22 pages - Medical studies

In Western societies food is usually readily available, but poor nutritional choices have been linked to poor health as well as to such things as diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Often these choices involve fast food. (NHS Choices, undated):- The observed association between the...

10 Sep 2015

Data mining as a methodology for extracting hidden knowledge from breast cancer patient's

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

Modern monitoring devices among other data collection devices have helped health care organization reduce their cost of collecting and storing data. Specialized tools that come with such equipment have made the entire data collection and storage process more effective thereby easing management's...

10 Sep 2015

The Third Party Doctrine - Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology

Essay - 2 pages - Computer science

It is a United States legal theory that holds that information that is freely given to third parties should not be expected to be private or people should not use the Fourth Amendment Act as a defense against the convictions. The rule gives the government and government agencies a Right to...

10 Sep 2015

Do lung epithelia in copd undergo transition to behave more like fibroblasts ?

Essay - 22 pages - Medical studies

Various respiratory conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and pulmonary fibrosis are known to cause the degeneration of respiratory tissues such as the epithelial tissue. In regard to this issue, this study tries to establish whether lung epithelia in COPD undergo...

29 Jul 2015

Primary School Setting - Local Area Network (LAN)

Essay - 10 pages - Computer science

Local Area Networking technologies utilizes the concept of Local Area Network (LAN), which refers to the data communication network that connects computers, terminals, and printers in a building or within geographically limited areas. Wireless links or wired cables could be used to connect...

29 Jul 2015

The evolving role of the nurse practitioner and consensus model

Essay - 1 pages - Medical studies

Full Practice Authority for NPs is a significant legal issue that limits the role of NPs and affects health and care delivery. The range of activities that the nurse practitioner should practice is legally regulated by the licensing state and is a controversial issue in the medical community.

29 Jul 2015

Oil and Gas: condition monitoring system

Essay - 2 pages - Physics

The oil and gas field has adopted condition monitoring and control systems to boost oil production efficiency and reliability by reducing unscheduled outages and improving machine performance. Rotating equipment, such as compressors, are critical in the production of oil and gas. The rotating...

29 Jul 2015

Compressors: Oil and Gas Field

Essay - 5 pages - Physics

Compressors are mechanical apparatus that raise the oil and gas pressure and allow it to be conveyed from the production site, through the supply chain, to the reservoir or the customers. Compressors are grouped into Positive displacement and Dynamic or Kinetic compressors.

29 Jul 2015

The effect of surface functionalisation of zinc doped silica nanoparticles on cellular uptake

Essay - 10 pages - Physics

Nanoparticles are described as particles that have less than 100 nanometre (nm) in a dimension (Khan and Arif, 2012, p. 85). Zinc (Zn) is one of the elements that has been known for its anti-cancer properties (Kim et al., 2013). On the other hand, silica nanoparticle (SiO2 NP) is one of the...

24 Jul 2015

The organ system that support evolutionary change

Essay - 1 pages - Biology

Change is an inevitable part of existence. Nothing will remain the same over a lengthened time period. All living organisms are a testament to this fact. The evolution of each organism provides an even more relevant indication. Evolutionary change can be exemplified through several means....

24 Jul 2015

Neurocognitive Outcomes of Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Essay - 8 pages - Medical studies

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) is a disease caused by the inability of the body to produce insulin. As a result of the human defenses against autoimmune disorders, insulin producing cells in the body are identified as foreign and therefore targeted by immune cells for destruction. ...

24 Jul 2015

Can orcas raised or born in captivity be retrained and survive in the wild?

Essay - 3 pages - Biology

Nature has undergone many changes over the centuries. Elements are introduced and taken away constantly. Some of these changes are from natural causes while others are from the hands of man. It is quite common for man to force interaction between ecosystems. The orca provides an example of this....

24 Jul 2015

Genetic Engineering and their critical effect on humanity

Essay - 3 pages - Biology

Biology offers a variety of valid topics for research. Topics may include, but are not limited to: Genetically Modified crops, genetic technology, climate change, pollution, and biodiversity, farming, cloning and reproductive technology. Each of the previously mentioned topics has a substantial...

24 Jul 2015

Standardization of the electronic medical record throughout the Commonwealth

Essay - 1 pages - Computer science

Change is an inevitable part of life. The recent influx of technology is a testament to this occurrence. Every industry has become susceptible to change because of technology. Companies that once thrived have been taken over by their counterparts that cater to technological advances. Healthcare...

21 Jul 2015

Effect of discharge of domestic sewage on Coral Reefs in Southern Corniche in Jeddah

Essay - 8 pages - Biology

Despite the important role that coral reefs play in the ecosystem, various human activities have led to their destruction over the years. This is mostly due to the solid and dissolved wastes released into the sea with insufficient treatment. In Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia, the...

02 Jun 2015

Fasting and Orthorexia

Case study - 8 pages - Biology

The total fasting corresponds to a total shutdown of all power outside the water. Fasting really begins beyond a period of 12-16 hours of non-food outlet other than water. Before this time we speak of physiological fasting. The concept of fasting is found in the word that comes lunch "de-fast"...

20 Apr 2015

Unemployment: brief study

Case study - 2 pages - Biology

It seems unlikely that we return to suffer the 25% unemployment of the Great Depression. We learned that the government spending - a means of generating demand that was unthinkable in the early 1930s - can stimulate a depressed economy and restore the high level of employment. The...

13 Apr 2015

Nursing Services respectful - place in the health care system

Case study - 1 pages - Biology

A nurse, who takes the role of advocate, must promote a climate in which the individuals, groups, families or a population can act in their own interest, and this includes having access to resources and intervenes when they are unable to act in their own interests. The role of client advocate is...

08 Apr 2015

The History of the High School Journal

Essay - 5 pages - Computer science

The United States public schools today are unique in their nature of education provision and the diverse population whose educational needs they are now catering for. The government now plays an active role in education with schools receiving funding through the No Child Left Behind legislation....

08 Apr 2015

Screen Culture Review on the Screening Materials

Case study - 4 pages - Computer science

In 1982, Peters and Waterman published the book “In Search of Excellence” that was based on McKinsey's model elements (Collins, 2007). It focused on structure, strategy, style of management, skills, staff, and shared values to determine the exact nature in which those elements...

18 Mar 2015

Temperature Affects E. Coli Growth Rate Positively Over Time

Case study - 3 pages - Biology

Bacteria are prokaryotic organisms where the DNA is held in a nucleoid, which is a non membrane-enclosed organelle. Many people think bacteria are strictly harmful to us, but in fact they coexist to aid in many daily tasks such as digest food or keep our gums healthy. Although we cannot see a...

27 Feb 2015

On Slavery - a history of slavery and antislavery

Case study - 3 pages - Medical studies

Slavery is forced labor. In some quarters, it is considered the biggest tragedy in the history of humankind. Slavery is perceived as degrading and robbing people of their dignity and right to freedom. However, despite the negativity associated with slavery, slavery is not necessarily a bad thing...