Academic Papers on Medical Treatment

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A 6 page research paper that analyzes Dr. Erwin H. Ackerknecht's book Medicine at the Paris Hospital, 1794-1848. This book gives a fascinating account of the development of early modern medicine focusing on the innovative practices that were first pioneered in the early nineteenth century at the Paris Hospital. Ackerknecht demonstrates how the "new" medicine ...

A 6 page paper discussing some of the subjects that will be of great concern as we move into the 21st century. The three subjects addressed herein are technology, medicine, and international relations. Each of these three areas of concern are of great importance and while there are many other areas that will also change ...

This 5 page paper analyzes the controversy surrounding the use of the heparin flush. Two articles which look at the medical dilemma are compared and contrasted. No other sources are cited.

5 page explication of a 1994 journal article in which the authors assess the association of intratumoral pharmacokinetics of fluorouracil with clinical response. Built upon was existing research which had established that In-vivo flouring-19 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMRS) facilitates non-invasive, immediate, chemical identification of distinct fluorinated compounds within tumors found in humans after flouorouracil ...

4 page review of a Lancet article in which the author posits that certain forms of dementia may be an epidemiologic issue among senior citizens. Advances in neuroimaging techniques of the brain are among the many breakthroughs discussed in this analysis. Full bibliographic citation for the article is provided.

3 page review of a Lancet article which examines experimental uses of interferon as a treatment in cases of chronic hepatitis C (clinically called 'Poynard') and also in cases of HCV cirrhosis (clinically called 'Nishiguchi'). Full bibliographic citation for the article is provided.

A comprehensive 5 page discussion of hemophilia and its genetic predictability. The disease and its symptoms are defined. Also discussed are modes of transmission, occurrence, and treatment. Some mention of the disease's history is included as well. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the manner in which this organism's method of survival in nature contributes to its pathogenicity. L. pneumophilia is absolutely an aerobic bacterium. It favors the environment of water where there is the presence also of metal, such as water holding tanks, commercial cooling systems and shower heads, which ...

A 5 page paper describing an experiment designed to result in kill curves for Listeria monocytogenes in orange juice when treated with heat. L. monocytogenes is a relatively rare but potentially deadly food-borne contaminant and is resistant not only to heat, acidity and salt treatment but also is known to thrive at low temperatures ...

The Bubonic Plague

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page overview of the Bubonic plague. Paper covers its history, modern occurrences, prevention & treatment etc.; Bibliography lists 4 sources *(See Also Blackdea.wps -- under Western Civ. category).

A 16 page examination of the bubonic plague, its causative agent and its various forms. Includes information on vectors, treatment, and morphology. Bibliography includes fifteen sources.

An 8 page paper discussing the inability of genetically defective P. aeruginosa to successfully invade epithelial cells. A disturbing development of recent years is that many of the old standby antibiotics are no longer having sufficient effect on the old standby bacteria on which they have been used for years for effective control of ...

A 15 page paper discussing the origins and elimination of detectable levels of antibiotics in commercially-produced milk. Much antibiotic treatment in dairy cows is for varying forms of mastitis, some of which will run its course and then disappear. It appears that dairy farming is approaching the end of its hour glass on ...

The Black Plague

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper is a fictitious depiction of an artisan dying of the plague in Medieval times. Explanations of the reality of the times are clarified and documented. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the mechanisms through which superantigens operate. Antigens and superantigens are protein substances produced by viruses and bacteria that trigger the body's immune system into action. That immune system can degrade most antigens without bringing harm to healthy tissue, but the superantigen is the microbial antigen that is of ...

Amino Acids

  • 5 page paper

5 page overview of amino acids, the basic building blocks of proteins, hormones, and enzymes. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

G Protein Function

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper discussing the function of G proteins, with an emphasis in GTPase and G protein receptor sites. G proteins have been found to be involved in a vast number of processes involving hormonal and drug therapy activity and are extensively involved in message transmission. GTPase inhibits those processes, and the ...

A 5 page paper discussing the status of gene therapy for the treatment or prevention of cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the gene encoding the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator protein (CFTR). Mutations at this site lead to a variety of associated symptoms, and those ...

10 pages in length. Inasmuch as people "catch" a cold on the average of twice a year for adults and around six times for children, the medical community is still looking for definitive reasons behind its existence and elusive cure. Established most often as a viral condition, the common cold comes in an ...

A 9 page discussion of the Borna virus, an infectuous agent which attacks the central nervous system, and its link to depression and other psychiatric disorders in humans. Presents the most current research on the virus and concludes that, although it is highly probable, no definative proof yet exists which definitively incriminates Borna in ...

In 6 pages the author discusses the Black Death in Europe.The Black Death was also known as the Black Plague. This plague was catastrophic to the population of Europe during the fourteenth century. The Black Death killed a great number of the population. It knew no cultural or socioeconomic boundary, killing peasant ...

A 6 page paper discussing both immediate and long-lasting changes brought on by necessary shifts in custom in response to the loss of 1/3 of Europe's population during the Black Death. The Black Plague put the entire structure of society in flux as people lived in very fear for their lives and tried to ...

6 pages in length Both cholera and the plague have reached epidemic proportions at different times throughout history. The environmental factors attributed to their worldwide spread are many, as is their capacity to harm a great number of people in one fell swoop. Focusing upon these causes and attempting to avert their ...

This 6 page report discusses the disease poliomyelitis. The history of the disease in the U.S., the public's reactions, information about the search for a cure or vaccine, as well as the development of the vaccine to combat it. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Leishmani Donovani is a parasite carried by flies and known to have wiped out nearly 70% of the population in one region of the Southern Sudan from the late 1980's through the early 1990's. Issues concerning geographic spreading of the parasite & its disease course/symptoms, variations of Leishmania Donovani, etc; -- are examined in this ...

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