• Introduction Of Foreign Pathogens Into Australia
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    Introduction of foreign pathogens into Australia It is widely known that the poor health experienced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders relates from complex reasons originating from their history after European settlement. Two centuries of introduced disease, combined with today's lifestyle diseases and impoverished socioeconomic and environmental conditions, have had devastating, and all too often fatal, effects on Indigenous health. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populat...
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Gonorrhea Syphilis Genital
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    05-16-97 Sexually Transmitted Diseases A major question facing many teenagers is whether or not to have sex. A result of having sex is contracting sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseases, or venereal diseases affect 10 to 12 million Americans each year. (Daugirdas 75) In the United States, sexually transmitted diseases strike an average of one person every 1. 5 seconds. (76) About half of STD patients are under the age of twenty-five. (Landers 45) Nearly 2. 5 million teenag...
  • Smokers Create Unpleasant Smell Smoker Smoking Smoke
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    The Good Things of Cigarette Smoking? It is estimated that two hundred thousand smokers will die this year. This estimate is averaged out, based on the effects of smoking and the amount of people that smoke. Smoking causes many things to a smoker's life, a smoker can acquire awful smells, diseases, and a waste of money. The abundant amounts of effects of smoking are overwhelming. First, smokers create unpleasant smells to themselves and everything they own. Smoke itself is awful smelling and, w...
  • Importance Of Immunizations Preventable Diseases
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    My Audience will know the Importance of Immunizations. INTRODUCTION The Importance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases. ATTENTION GETTER "Fact Texas is ranked last in Immunization coverage rates among the 50 states"B. ESTABLISH THEME Un immunized kids are starting to become a risk factor in our Texas school, to a point where they are starting to exclude students from school activities. C. CREDIBILITY I speak from first hand knowledge, not only am I faced with these problems on a day to day basis, m...
  • Million Were Due Billion People World
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    World Statistics - The Rich and the Poor World Statistics - The Rich and the Poor 1. 3 Billion of the World's People Survive on Less than $1 a day Here follow some facts from United Nations Development Report/UNICEF 1997 and WHO 1998 selected by Manufacturing Dissent - web Direct access to the statistics at web $40 BILLION A YEAR $ 40 billion a year is estimated to be the additional cost of achieving and maintaining universal access to basic education for all, basic health care for all, reproduc...
  • Human Disease Research Diseases People Medical
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    Human Disease I INTRODUCTION Human Disease, in medicine, any harmful change that interferes with the normal appearance, structure, or function of the body or any of its parts. Since time immemorial, disease has played a role in the history of societies. It has affected-and been affected by-economic conditions, wars, and natural disasters. Indeed, the impact of disease can be far greater than better-known calamities. An epidemic of influenza that swept the globe in 1918 killed between 20 million...
  • Communicable Disease Diseases Health World
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    Question One There are a number of ways in which the increasing socio-economic development of a nation can help improve the health of the population. 1. There is a correlation between mortality rates in the developing countries, especially amongst children, and the level of education of the parents of the children. For example, in Morocco, a mother who has completed 4-6 years of schooling, their child is 45% less likely to have died by the age of 2, compared with child's mother who has had no sc...
  • About Health Care People Diseases Public
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    ABOUT HEALTH CARE think there are many causes which have permitted in the last years increase people's life expectancy. I consider people are living longer thanks to government policies on public's health and due in most part to the great medical and technological advances that have been made in the last decades. Cures and immunizations against many diseases have been found. Research has provided valuable information about the human body and the human mind. Even 'miracle' medicines have saved a ...
  • United States Disease Diseases Emerging
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    Name: Terre an Robinson ID#: 28990809 Course: Microbiology Describe the major emerging and reemerging pathogens and disease (since 1980) and the consequence of these for healthcare system. (Include epi. &mechanism for origin of diseases) There are several emerging and reemerging diseases since the 1980. Emerging infectious disease results from newly identified and previously unknown infections, which cause public health problems locally and internationally. An emerging disease can be cause by a ...
  • Animal Diseases Infectious Disease
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    Diseases of Animals, are disorders that influence an animal's health and ability to function. Animal diseases are a great concern to humans for several reasons. They can reduce the productivity of animals used to produce food, such as hens and dairy cows. Animals that are raised for food, such as pigs and beef cattle, that become ill may affect the economy of many industries. Some animal diseases can be transmitted to humans, and control of these types of diseases, known as zoonoses, is vital t...
  • Caused By Microorganisms Diseases Disease Organisms
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    The nature of DISEASE CAUSING ORGANISMS and the mechanisms employed by man to combat these organisms. What is disease? A disease is a disturbance in the normal structure or function of an organism, group of organisms or the entire body. Diseases affect different organisms in different ways, they may be temporary, they may be chronic, or they may be terminal. They may even be localized or widespread through an entire body. Many diseases have been eradicated, but, some have no cure. Humans and ot...
  • Vaccine Number Of Child Disease
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    Vaccine Children are one of God's best gifts to people, as watching their children grow is one of the best pleasures people enjoy during their life course. For this reason, parents must take good care of their children during their early years, as they are vulnerable to many diseases due to their weak immunity. There are many diseases, infecting children, that may lead to death such as the polio disease. Scientists found a solution to this problem, by injecting a tiny sample of the virus into th...
  • Bone Diseases Bones Disease Metabolic
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    Bone diseases most directly influence the ability to walk or to move any part of the body -- hands, limbs, neck, and spine. They are related to joint disorders -- ARTHRITIS, COLLAGEN DISEASE, DISLOCATION of joints, and RHEUMATISM. The medical specialty pertaining to bone disorders is ORTHOPEDICS. Fractures are the most common bone disorders. They can occur as the result of an accident or be secondary to metabolic diseases. Fractures are life-threatening to aged people having the metabolic bone d...
  • Bio Terrorism Diseases Major Research
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    The pharmaceutical industry is developing 256 drugs and vaccines to target infectious diseases ranging from hepatitis to influenza, according to a survey to be released Wednesday by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Infectious diseases were responsible for nearly one-third of all worldwide deaths in 1996, the survey said. AIDS is a major contributor to the death toll, but those drugs were considered a separate category and not included in the survey. The industry has 98 d...
  • Infectious Diseases Poor Countries People
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    Illness and death from infectious diseases are particularly tragic because they are preventable and treatable. Not surprisingly, the poorest and most vulnerable are the most severely affected by infectious disease. Infectious diseases are a major cause of death, disability and social and economic turmoil for millions around the world. Poverty stricken countries lack access to health care. Reports show that in nations with the lowest economic status the causes of death are primarily infectious a...
  • The Validity Of Hippocrates' Aphorisms
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    Hippocrates was a Greek philosopher who lived about twenty-four hundred years ago. He is considered the founder of medical science. Many of Hippocrates philosophies, aphoristically written, have a common theme. Some of these aphorisms still hold true today, however others have been proven false. One of Hippocrates main themes is sleep and the lack thereof. He wrote, "Both sleep and wakefulness are bad if they exceed their due proportion." This aphorism still holds true today in that most people ...
  • Immunisation Children Immunised
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    We are always hearing on the news and in newspapers about children catching diseases and often dying from them. Why is this happening when all of these diseases are easily preventable by simply being immunised, why arent parents getting their children Immunised, is it for religious beliefs or just carelessness. What ever their reason may be is it really good enough, because why would anyone rather let their child be able to catch and spread a deadly disease then have them Immunised, so Immunisat...
  • Native American Health Substance Abuse
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    Native American Heath issues predominantly stemmed from the beginning of western colonization. In the past Indians roamed free, before the interruption of western civilizations they suffered from diseases that were common to them. Because of the fact that the diseases were common to them their bodies had also built up immunity. In this paper I intent to discuss the coming of western civilization to Indian country and how this affected the health of Native Americans and in many ways incorporated ...
  • Sentence Completion Missing Word
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    Explanation: The first part of the sentence is a statement: the more severe an inherited disease is, the more likely it is that the genes causing it will be eliminated by natural selection. The word "consequently" suggests that the missing words must, together, make a statement in keeping with this assumption. A is the correct answer. A disease that is "lethal" is very severe. Because, according to the statement, the most severe diseases are likely to be most strongly acted against and are there...
  • Sex On Campus High School
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    Apparently, in high school's they aren't teaching enough students about Sex and AIDS education and it is one thing that should be taught. It should be taught at this level in schools because there is a lack of knowledge about diseases, and consequences that come along with having sex and to warn and try to prevent l teen pregnancies and abortions. One reason Sex and AIDS Education should be taught in high school is because, many students don't know about diseases that come with sex. If they teac...