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  • Four Humors And The Four Qualities
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    The setting: Medieval Europe. The problem: the pope is living in Avignon, under strict control from the French King. The plague is ravaging Europe, leaving behind whole cities of corpses. Sanitation is very poor, there are no sewer systems, and more often than not, one could find human and animal feces lining the streets. The standard of living is very low, and much of this is blamed on religion. Many people would like to see the pope dead. Solutions are virtually non-existent. The pope is looki...
  • Average Age Of Onset Of Parkinson's Disease
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    Parkinson's Disease The world has many diseases and illnesses but we do not realize the destructiveness of these complications because there are cures for them. There are only a few diseases today that no cures exists for such as Cancer and HIV but the one we tend to overlook is Parkinson's. This is a disease that affects many people in the United States today and has for many years. Parkinson's will continue to be a disease of mystery because the causes and cures have yet to be discovered. I ha...
  • Pasteur's Germ
    458 words
    Early Health and Medicine Today our personal health is often something we take for granted, because over the years we have developed more advanced viti mens, medicines, and cures for numerous sicknesses. In the early days, getting sick was much more terrifying than it is today. The cures for diseases were not much healthier than the diseases themselves. Any illness in the early 19th century could be very serious, no matter how big or small. For example, today cancer is considered a very serious ...
  • Discovery Ehrlich
    959 words
    I. A World To Change Everyone on this earth has to be grateful to Paul Ehrlich because he made so many advances in medical research. Our life expectancy rate would still be around forty years if Ehrlich hadn't been interested in chemistry and biology as a young boy. If Ehrlich hadn't combined so many different chemicals, he would have never combined the chemical known as number 606. Ehrlich helped Emil von Behring find an antitoxin for diphtheria. Diphtheria is a disease that particularly affect...
  • Syphilis And Other Venereal Diseases
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    Syphilis in Renaissance Europe and in Shakespeares Measure for Measure References to venereal disease appear as early in the second scene of Shakespeares Measure for Measure. Syphilis, the primary and most horrible of venereal diseases, ran rampant in Shakespeares time. By giving a brief history of the disease in Renaissance Europe one can gain a better understanding of the disease which will provide a greater insight into the play which would have gone unknown. This brief history will include, ...
  • Help Mr Haller
    1,159 words
    Steppenwolf The disease in Steppenwolf is a disease that, as stated in the book, ". ... affects not only the weak and the worthless but also the strongest in spirit and the richest in gifts". . This disease is loneliness. Some would not call this a disease, they would call it a feeling. It, in fact, really is a disease affecting the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a person, and in this case Harry Haller, or the Steppenwolf. This disease, which affects the innermost parts of a person's soul, h...
  • Cure For Smallpox Disease
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    Edward Jenner " Now James, I need you to try to stay completely still. It may hurt your arm a bit when I make the cuts. It won't take too terribly long, and if you pay close attention it will be done before you know it. Nurse, please hold his arm out towards me. Please be sure that he doesn't move his arm, I don't want there to be any accidents."Those were the last words I heard until the first tests were over. I was in the office of one of the most amazing men I have ever known. His name is Edw...
  • Disease As A Natural Check
    809 words
    In his article "The Columbian Voyages, the Columbian Exchange, and Their Historians", Alfred W. Crosby seems to think that much of the Columbian voyages and what came out of them was detrimental to many cultures, most of all the Native Americans. Crosby brings up many institutions and ideologies to re-enforce his opinion, such as the slave trade and the conquest of many Native American cultures. One of the major effects of the Columbian exchange was the decimation of the Native American populati...
  • Disease
    278 words
    How Many cases have there been? As of Thursday afternoon, China's official count stood at 2,422 with more than 750 of those cases in Beijing alone, according to the health ministry. Altogether, 110 people have died in Mainland China since officials have been tracking the disease. Is there a cure? There is no cure as this is a completely new disease and has never been seen before. However in Hong Kong some patients who have been on a cocktail of drugs including the anti-viral drug Ribavirin and S...
  • Discovery Of The Structure Of Dna
    892 words
    Over 17 million people are infected with AIDS in just Botswana, Africa itself and over a few million people are infected with some sort of cancer. As of March, 2003 no one has found a curer or even a vaccine to control the havoc these disastourous diseases lay upon people. Is it even possible to accomplish such a feat? If we can get a man on the moon, which is literally out of this world, how hard could it be to cure a couple of diseases? Apparently it's impossible to do so; or is it? Nancy Gibb...

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