Essays and Research Papers on Epidemiology

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This 7page paper looks at the controversial issue of cloning, including human cloning. The perspective adopted is one of the support for cloning and discusses the benefits it may bring to medical science by way of saving and enhancing lives. The bibliography cites 9 sources and includes may quoted from authoritative sources.

This 5 page paper explores reasons why adolescent epileptics are more likely to become injured or killed in automobile and water accidents. A combination of factors are to blame. Problems with video gaming are also explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 14 page paper provides information about this dreaded syndrome, inclusive of future outlook. Various theories concerning the origin of this disease is explored. Information on the development of an AIDS vaccine is included. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

Colon Cancer

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper looks at a basic outline of colon cancer. The paper is divided into four sections covering etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

A 7 page review of the biological and environmental causes of asthma. Discusses the importance of diagnosis in appropriate treatment. Outlines several diagnostic techniques including Spirometry (pulmonary function tests), the measurement of serial peak flow, and Sensitive Methacholine Challenge Testing. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 12 page paper considers injuries that are common to female basketball players and outlines the biological reasons that these injuries occur relative to the types of movements involved in basketball. This paper considers the physical structures of the human body as they relate to performance in basketball and the propensity for certain injuries ...

A 6 page discussion of necrotizing enterocolitis, a serious gastrointestinal disorder affecting approximately 2000 neonates per year in the United States alone. NEC is an acquired condition which is believed to result from an imbalance between gastrointestinal perfusion, enteric organisms, and enteral feeding. Medical management and surgical options are explored. Bibliography lists 5 ...

Pediatric AIDS

  • 12 page paper

In the 1980's, when the AIDS epidemic first became known to the general public, there was little concern that children would become a victim of this assiduous diseases. This 12 page paper explores the issues associated with pediatric AIDS and the long term care of survivors. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses insulin, and the technological advances of insulin. Pills, inhalants, and pumps are the technology discussed. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 30 page paper considers the nature of the different prosthetics used in total knee replacement surgery. This paper provides an overview of the problem of knee replacement surgery and the underlying reasons why this surgery takes place. The writer then reflects upon the basic components of the surgical process and defines the ...

This 12 page paper explores both sides of the controversy and concludes that brain cancer is not caused by radiation emitted from cell phones. Many studies are cited in this paper that is chock full of facts about the cell phone as well as the claims against their manufacturers. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 7 page overview of neuronal function in relation to motor skills. Delineates the impact of cerebral palsy on motor skill development. Concludes that the exact causes of cerebral palsy are not known. What is known, however, is that the condition is characterized by impeded neuronal function and that this impedance translates ...

Human Growth Hormone

  • 5 page paper

An Overview of Somatropin, Its Relation to the Endocrine System and Role in Human Development and Health : A 5 page overview of the importance of growth hormone in the human body. Contends that growth hormone can have a tremendous impact on both children and adults. It can manifest itself in both ...

This 5 page report discusses tinea capitis, most commonly known as “ringworm.” The predominant organism, Trichophyton tonsurans, can produce a variety of scalp findings, ranging from mild pruritus (itching) to obvious and severe alopecia (hair loss). Approximately three to eight percent of American children are affected, and up to one third of in-house contacts are asymptomatic carriers. The condition is relatively ...

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the issue of AIDS, the development of AIDS activism and the social limitations imposed upon the process of addressing this problem. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 5 page report discusses eating disorders and the role played by the media in their development. Some of the modern world’s most pervasive images are those of what it means to be beautiful. Television, print media, movies, in fact, anything to do with modern popular culture shows that beauty equates with thinness -- primarily for women. Bibliography ...

A 5 page discussion of bacterial growth in the presence of antibiotics. Examines how bacterial growth is dependent on a number of their physiological mechanisms such as enzymes, proteins, and even the communication of one organism with another in a phenomenon referred to as quorum sensing. Emphasizes that it is critical to continue ...

AIDS Vaccine Research

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper explores the advances in AIDS vaccine research beginning with President Clinton's initiative of 1997. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 8 page report discusses the surgical technique most commonly known as LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis). It is the most promising and most effective surgical correction for poor vision currently available. With the LASIK procedure, the surgeon uses a razor-like instrument to gently lift a flap of the patient’s cornea and then uses a laser to reshape the area that ...

A 7 page paper. While achromatopsia is indeed color blindness, it would be wrong to consider it an inconvenient condition. The fact is that there are a number of different forms of achromatopsia, some of which affect every aspect of the person's life. This essay describes the different types of this condition, the causes and ...

A 3 page paper which presents an overview of adequate care for a patient who is receiving enteral feeding. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page paper which presents a critical care set-up for relatives of patient's in critical care. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page paper which presents a critical analysis of competently caring for a patient who is deteriorating and whose blood pressure is dropping following bypass surgery. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 9 page paper discussing X-linked agammaglobulinaemia (XLA), an immunodeficiency in which mature B lymphocyte cells fail to develop and Ig heavy chain rearrangement fails to progress as it should. The paper also discusses X-linked Hyper IgM Syndrome. Both conditions can result in decreased levels of IgA, IgG and IgE. XLA has been associated with greater incidence ...

Mitral Valve Prolapse

  • 8 page paper

8 pages in length. The writer discusses the pathogenesis of mitral valve prolapse, with emphasis upon the pathophysiological changes that occur in the body and the progression of the condition. Diagnosis and treatment are addressed. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

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