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  • Advanced Technology of the Treatment of Breast Cancer

    Advanced Technology of the Treatment of Breast Cancer

    Advanced Technology of the Treatment of Breast Cancer This year 203,000 women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and 40,000 of them are expected to die. Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women the ages of 35-54. There are numerous ways breast cancer can be treated if found early. The key to treating breast cancer is early detection, beast self-exams, and early mammograms. One out of every eight women will

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    Essay Length: 1,694 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Use of Nanotechnology for Cancer Treatment

    Use of Nanotechnology for Cancer Treatment

    The technique works by inserting microscopic synthetic rods called carbon nanotubules into cancer cells.When the rods are exposed to near-infra red light from a laser they heat up, killing the cell, while cells without rods are left unscathed. Details of the Stanford University work are published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It's actually quite simple and amazing Dr Hongjie Dai Researcher Dr Hongjie Dai said: "One of the longstanding problems in medicine

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    Essay Length: 433 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Cancer Treatments and Discussion of Possible Drug Functions

    Cancer Treatments and Discussion of Possible Drug Functions

    Characteristics of Cancer Cells 1. They constantly and relentlessly reproduce. 2. The do not obey signals from other neighboring cells. 3. They do not anchor to other cells. 4. The do no specialize in any cell function. They remain immature. Surgery is one of the main treatments for cancer. It is a local treatment. This means it only treats one particular part of the body. Which is, of course, the part the surgeon operates on.

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    Essay Length: 421 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Edward
  • Smallpox - Causes, Symptoms, Effects and Treatment

    Smallpox - Causes, Symptoms, Effects and Treatment

    Running Head: SMALLPOX Smallpox Causes, Symptoms, Effects and Treatment Abstract This paper will discuss the smallpox disease. It discuses how the disease originated and how Europeans brought the disease into the United States. It goes into detail about what the symptoms are, how this disease is treated, and what types of people should and should not receive this vaccination. The disease was more common about twenty-five years ago when the vaccination was still given to

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    Essay Length: 2,250 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Monika
  • Ptsd: A Brief Look at Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    Ptsd: A Brief Look at Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    PTSD: A Brief Look at its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments Amanda Petree Southwest Baptist University PTSD: A Brief Look at its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments More and more military soldiers and veterans are being diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; however, any individual who has experienced a traumatic event can suffer from PTSD. While previously classified as an anxiety disorder in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), PTSD received

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    Essay Length: 1,762 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: July 19, 2016 By: nerd2014
  • Colon Cancer Essay

    Colon Cancer Essay

    Colon Cancer Cancer is considered a genetic disease. Cancer is a group of abnormal cells, known as a tumor, that grow uncontrollably.' Cancerous tumors invade and destroy surrounding tissue. Cancer is named according to the type of organ tissue from which it develops. Nearly eight million people, worldwide, get different types of cancer every year. Colon cancer is the second most common cancer death in the United States. Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer,

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    Essay Length: 843 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2008 By: Victor
  • The Treatment of Homosexuals During the Holocaust

    The Treatment of Homosexuals During the Holocaust

    A. Plan of Investigation To what extent did the Nazi Regime's ideologies and policies influence the treatment of homosexuals after 1933? In Nazi Germany, the Nazis goal to purify the Aryan race and eliminate deviants had an incredible effect on Germans from all walks of life, including prostitutes, alcoholics, the mentally ill, and especially homosexuals. This investigation will aim to determine the Nazis role in the rage against homosexuals during the holocaust, and how the

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    Essay Length: 2,542 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Heart Disease Symptoms

    Heart Disease Symptoms

    Heart Disease Symptoms What is your heart telling you? Heart problems can take you by surprise. Suddenly, you are hunched over with chest pressure, pain or even a heart attack. These are frightening symptoms of coronary artery disease (sometimes called atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries). This disease means that your heart is not getting enough blood. The good news is that surgery and basic life style change can give your heart another chance. Warning

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    Essay Length: 380 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Jessica
  • What Are the Symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa?

    What Are the Symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa?

    Introduction Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes an eating disorder characterized by low body weight and body image distortion(wikipedia.com). In other words, anorexic people starve themselves to loose a lot of weight, and very quickly. This eating disease is more common in young people around the time of puberty (pyschcental.com). It is a very dangerous disorder that can cause a person to end up in the hospital for a long period of time

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    Essay Length: 852 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Disease and Treatment in the Middle Ages

    Disease and Treatment in the Middle Ages

    Disease and Treatment in the Middle Ages The Middle Ages were tough times when it came to disease and medicine. There were numerous types of sickness and disease that flooded Europe during the Middle Ages. Not helping the situation, the medicinal knowledge of the people of Europe of the time was not up to par. Some of the diseases and illness that were running rampant during these times were pneumonia, leprosy, and the plague. The

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    Essay Length: 760 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Can the Mentally Ill Refuse Treatment?

    Can the Mentally Ill Refuse Treatment?

    Can the Mentally Ill Refuse Treatment? In an article for the USA Today, writer Laura Parker quoted E. Fuller Torrey, the head psychiatrist at the Treatment Advocacy Center in Arlington, VA, “’You can create the most beautiful treatment situation in the downtown Hilton Hotel and give out free coffee and free cigarettes but people will not accept medication if they don’t think they’re sick,’ […]‘That’s why people with severe mental illness must be treated involuntarily’”

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    Essay Length: 3,562 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Canine Cancer

    Canine Cancer

    There is currently a study being conducted known as the Dog Genome Project. It is a collaborative study involving doctors, veterinarians and researchers from different Universities and laboratories worldwide. The main goal of this project is to produce a map of all the chromosomes in dogs. Such a map can be used to locate the genes causing diseases in the domestic dog. Understanding the dog genome sequences, will help scientists understand the human genome as

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    Essay Length: 3,329 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Steve
  • Breast Cancer

    Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women, it accounts for one of every three diagnoses in the United States. Breast cancers are malignancies, life threatening tumors that develops in one or both breasts. A female breast consists of fatty and fibrous connective tissues. The interior of the breast is divided into about twenty different sections called lobes. Each of the lobes is further divided in to lobules, which are structures that

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    Essay Length: 1,848 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Water Treatment

    Water Treatment

    Treating water The quality of water is crucial to the success of a soft drink. Impurities, such as suspended particles, organic matter, and bacteria, may degrade taste and colour. They are generally removed through the traditional process of a series of coagulation, filtration, and chlorination. Coagulation involves mixing a gelatinous precipitate, or floc (ferric sulphate or aluminium sulphate), into the water. The floc absorbs suspended particles, making them larger and more easily trapped by filters.

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    Essay Length: 756 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Monika
  • Congress Must Aid in Funding for Treatment of the Mentally Ill in Prison

    Congress Must Aid in Funding for Treatment of the Mentally Ill in Prison

    In August 2005, John Hyde went on a shooting spree in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When the shooting ceased, he had killed a total of five people; including a state transportation worker, two teenage motorcyclists, and two Albuquerque police officers. When arrested, the 48-year-old was found to have suffered from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder for fifteen years. During this time he was in and out of prison, mainly for misdemeanors. Hyde’s mother blamed the New Mexico

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    Essay Length: 1,695 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Critical Analyses: Efficacy of Maintenance Treatment Approaches for Childhood Overweight

    Critical Analyses: Efficacy of Maintenance Treatment Approaches for Childhood Overweight

    Efficacy of Maintenance Treatment Approaches for Childhood Overweight. The purpose of this study was to determine if extending lifestyle interventions following the basic family-based behavioral weight loss treatment will cause a decline in relapses after treatment. These treatments are well established and have been proven to be effective, but the long term goal of keeping the weight off and continuing a healthy lifestyle has been the challenge that the majority of the patients seem to

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    Essay Length: 1,152 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • What Is Mutation? What Is a Gene Mutation? Discuss Sickle Cell Anemia (its Cause, Effect, and Treatment) B) What Are Mutagens and Their Effects? C) What Is Genetic Counseling? Discuss the Advantages and Disadvantages of This Procedure.

    What Is Mutation? What Is a Gene Mutation? Discuss Sickle Cell Anemia (its Cause, Effect, and Treatment) B) What Are Mutagens and Their Effects? C) What Is Genetic Counseling? Discuss the Advantages and Disadvantages of This Procedure.

    A mutation can simply be put as abrupt change in the genotype of an organism that is not the result of recombination. A gene mutation is a permanent change in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene. Mutations range in size from a single DNA building block (DNA base) to a large segment of a chromosome. Gene mutations occur in two ways: they can be inherited from a parent or acquired during a person’s

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    Essay Length: 876 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Jon
  • Marijuana in the Treatment of Psychological Disorders

    Marijuana in the Treatment of Psychological Disorders

    The Use of Marijuana in the Treatment of Psychological Disorders The use of marijuana as a medicinal treatment has been met with much controversy. Public opinion of marijuana use, whether recreational or medical is sharply divided. Some dismiss medical marijuana simply as a hoax to make it legal. Others are adament about the unique medicinal properties that it has. Both sides have used science as the backbone of their case, supporting claims that the

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    Essay Length: 2,096 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Max
  • Breast Cancer

    Breast Cancer

    Word Count: 2,402 The aim of the study will be to investigate the functions and roles of “Id-1” and “Id-3” proteins, and to see if their overexpression is responsible for human breast cancer (Jang et al. 2006). Id-1 and Id-3 are part of the Id protein family, which contains all of Id-1, Id-2, I-d 3 and Id-4. Id an inhibitor of DNA binding and differentiation in human cells. (Jang et al. 2006) Id protein

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Victor
  • American Treatment of the Indian Tribes

    American Treatment of the Indian Tribes

    American Treatment of the Indian Tribes The American Indian lived a life being one with nature. In their way, they understood the ecological demands of the land and knew that if they took care of the land the land would take care of them. They possessed an untouched wisdom living in harmony with the environment. They hunted the land for buffalo, which provided food and clothing for the ages to come. In time they would

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    Essay Length: 491 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Cancer Incidence and Mortality of African Americans in Texas

    Cancer Incidence and Mortality of African Americans in Texas

    Cancer Incidence and Mortality of African Americans in Texas Cancer is a large classification of diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Undetected and uncontrolled, it can ultimately result in death. Causes of cancer can be categorized into three factors: external (chemicals, tobacco smoke, radiation, viruses), internal (hormones, immune conditions, genetics) and lifestyle (tobacco and alcohol use, unprotected sun exposure, poor nutrition, physical inactivity). Many cancers can be cured if detected and

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    Essay Length: 909 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: July
  • Cancer Research Act of 2001

    Cancer Research Act of 2001

    Running Head: Hematological Cancer Research Act The Hematological Cancer Research Investment and Education Act of 2001 Joe Smith University of Houston-Clear Lake May 1, 2005 The Hematological Cancer Research Investment and Education Act of 2001 The startling reality remains that a great number of people are diagnosed and die of cancer each and every year. Since the beginning of the 1970's, billions of dollars have been funded researching cures and preventions for the numerous types

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    Essay Length: 2,384 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Disparate Impact and Treatment

    Disparate Impact and Treatment

    Disparate treatment case Raytheon Co. vs. Hernandez Mr. Joel Hernandez was an employee for Raytheon Company for 25 years until he tested positive for cocaine use, thus violating company workplace conducts (Rennert, 2004). The company had decided to have him perform a random drug test after noticing a sudden change in his work performance and behavior. After being informed that the test came back positive, Mr. Hernandez admitted to drinking heavily and using cocaine the

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    Essay Length: 1,182 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Breast Cancer

    Breast Cancer

    INCIDENCE Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among women and has the highest fatality rate of all cancers affecting this sex. It is the leading cause of death among women aged 35-54. In 1999 an estimated 1,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer. That is one woman every three minutes. At the same time 43,000 will die, at the rate of one every two minutes. The incidence of men diagnosed with breast cancer is

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    Essay Length: 1,518 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Vika
  • Treatment of World War II Prisoners of War: Japan Vs. United States

    Treatment of World War II Prisoners of War: Japan Vs. United States

    Treatment of World War II Prisoners of War: Japan vs. United States The topic of POW’s is a fascinating one that can be dealt with in various ways. First, one can gain information from primary sources from diaries and journals kept by POWs or their captors and guards. Second, there are secondary sources that can give general overviews of what treatment the POWs received. Another interesting thing in learning about POWs is to compare

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Tasha

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