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  • Their Babies To Hard Illegal Drugs Cause
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    Innocent Victims The news came one late afternoon. My girlfriend told me that Naomi had given birth. Instead of feeling joyous over the birth of my one time friend's child, I felt both saddened and angry about this occasion. So I asked the inevitable question, "Is it OK?" The response to my question was just what I had hoped would not happen. Naomi is a heroin addict. She had just given birth to a premature baby boy that was addicted to the same drug his mother was shooting up. This innocent lit...
  • Individuals Addicted To Drugs
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    Drugs Abuse occurs when a drug is taken for unintended purposes and can lead to addiction. Addiction occurs when a person must use the drug to feel and function normally. Addiction occurs in two types, physical and psychological. Physical addiction is caused the brain, the brain produces fewer chemicals or neurotransmitters to make up for the extra chemicals therefore the brain needs the chemicals from the drug to reach the correct balance and individual becomes out of touch with reality. Psycho...
  • Parasites Of Malaria
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    Malaria Malaria parasites have been with us since the beginning of time, and fossils of mosquitoes up to thirty million years old show that malaria's vector has existed for just as long. The parasites causing malaria are highly specific, with man as the only host and mosquitoes as the only vector. Every year, 300,000,000 people are affected by malaria, and while less than one percent of these people die, there are still an estimated 1,500,000 deaths per year. While Malaria was one of the first i...
  • Medical Term For Common Acne
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    What causes acne? Acne vulgaris, the medical term for common acne; is the most common skin disease. It is so common that nearly eighty-five percent of the population will develop some form of acne at some time between the ages of twelve and twenty-five years. Although there are several theories about what causes acne, medical doctors generally agree that acne is a by-product of hormonal changes in the body. At puberty (that period of life when a child develops secondary sex characteristics), inc...
  • Antidepressant Drugs
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    Drug abuse is a widespread problem that makes individual drug users the prime victims. But drugs also affect all of us, wherever we live and whatever we do. Drug abuse can cause serious physical and mental deterioration. The problem can tear apart the family structure and make it hard for learning. Difficulties on the job due to drug abuse make it hard for employers to run their businesses. Stealing form employers or from individuals to get money from for drugs causes pain and economic loss to t...
  • Used Viagra And Other Impotence Drugs
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    Federal health officials are probing reports of blindness among dozens of men who used Viagra and other impotence drugs - but at the same time cautioning that the vision loss can be linked to the same illnesses that lead to impotence. advertisement The Food and Drug Administration disclosed Friday that it was in discussions with the makers of Viagra, Cialis and Levitra about what the labels of those drugs should say about the rare cases of varying degrees of vision loss, including blindness. The...
  • Vioxx Rofecoxib Type Of Drug
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    Drug: Vioxx (Brand Name) Rofecoxib (Generic Name) Type of Drug: Vioxx is a new kind of painkiller used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, painful menstruation, and other types of acute pain. It is a member of the family of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Other drugs in this family include Celebrex and Bextra. Indications / Uses: Like older drugs in this category such as aspirin, Motrin, and Naprosyn, these newer drugs are believed to fight pain and inflamma...
  • Kids Clean From Drugs
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    Drug testing is a very controversial issue in today society. It causes uproar from the students and the workers across America because they feel that it is an infringement of their rights. I believe that it is an infringement of a person's right to be tested of drugs just out of the blue and without just cause. I also believe that a person should be tested if they injure themselves or cause an injury to someone else on the job because then the employer is not held accountable or responsible for ...
  • Drug Thalidomide
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    # Since the mid to late 1950's, Thalidomide has been a controversial drug. Since its introduction it has seen its highs and its lows. From devastating birth defects, to a treatment for some life threatening cancers, Thalidomide could be considered the J eckel and Hyde of the pharmaceutical world. The question that the pharmaceutical world is asking itself now is weather the risk of the possible devastating birth defects that can happen is worth the possible life saving benefits that could be gai...
  • Causes The Serotonin E Levels
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    Ecstasy, or 3, 4, was first synthesized and patented in 1914, by the German drug company Merck. The original purpose of the drug was to be an appetite suppressant, however in 1970 it was given to clinical depressed patients to open them up and talk about their feelings. Then in 1986, Ecstasy was determined to cause brain damage (web). Ecstasy is used at the party and rave scene for its effects on the emotional state of the user. The drug lowers the user's inhibitions; it relaxes them. The drug a...
  • Generalized Seizure
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    Epilepsy Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. Seizures are defined as passing neurological abnormalities caused by unregulated electrical brain discharge, a direct result of unusual electrical activity in the brain. They can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes, and uncontrolled. These seizures themselves are not the disease, they may be a sign of disorder such as epilepsy. Epilepsy affects about one percent of the general population of the United Stat...
  • Unnecessary Harm To Their Patients
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    When giving thought of doing a clinical trial of a new drug on any child many questions first need to be asked. Will this drug truly help the patient enough were the damage done will be out weighed by the prospects of the new drug Also what kind of harm will really happen to the patients put on this drug And knowing that there maybe a potential for harm to these patients should you take them off of their current treatment, causing harm to them, to give them a placebo Many of these questions can ...
  • Drugs Like Speed And Cocaine
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    By pure mischance a high school student named Vargas happens to walk by smokers corner on his way home. Unlucky for him, his friend Johnny Blue jean is one the corner smoking a blunt. Johnny stops Vargas and offers him a smoke. Vargas tempted with all Johnny endorsements, and peer pressure collapses and takes the blunt. 20 years later Vargas is in the hospital breathing off a respirator. This all occurred because of one unlucky YES ruined Vargas life. This scenario transpires millions of times a...
  • H Maximum Penalty 7 Years
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    DEFINITION OF A CRIMINAL OFFENCE: A criminal offence is an act on omission, which is held to be wrong because of injuries to the welfare and interests of society in some way, and for which the offender can be prosecuted and punished. Sources of Criminal Law Queensland Criminal Law since the turn of the century has a statutory basis. The Queesnland Criminal Code Act 1899 came into effect in 1901. Code Act was rewritten in 1955 to bring it up to date and to make it reflective of community concerns...
  • Acne
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    Acne – Skin's Miniture Volcanoes Essay, Research Acne – Skin's Miniture Volcanoes This purpose of this paper is to explain the cause of acne, give some examples, and how to get help prevent it. This paper will also dispel some of the myths of acne and how it is caused. Acne is a condition of the skin that ranges in appearance from raised bumps to pustules (large cysts and pimples). Acne is so common that more than 80 percent of the population will have some form of it at some time in...

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