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  • Most Popular Drug Treatment For Parkinson's Disease
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    Introduction Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system affecting over 1 million people in the United States. Clinically, the disease is characterized by a decrease in spontaneous movements, gait difficulty, postural instability, rigidity and tremor. Parkinson's disease is caused by the degeneration of the pigmented neurons in the Substantia Nigra of the brain, resulting in decreased dopamine availability. The Substantia Nigra is made up of cells called neurons o...
  • Chronic Simple Glaucoma Within The Eye
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    Glaucoma The most common eye disease of the eyelid is a sty, which is an infection of the eyelashes. Several congenital defects of the eyelids occur, including colo boma, or cleft eyelid, and ptosis, a drooping of the upper lid. (Eye 4) Defects to the eye are in inner surface of the eyelid to the eyeball, which usually burns. The eyelids are skin diseases such as eczema and acne and malignant tumors. The mucous membranes covering the inside of the eyelids and the outside of the eyeball, are othe...
  • Evolution Of Several Treatments For Heart Disease
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    Coronary Heart disease is a disease where the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart become blocked. The blockage is in the form of a blood clot that can block a percentage of all five arteries. Cholesterol deposits cause this blockage. This fact has allowed doctors to determine that diet has a significant role in who develops this disease. People's diets are affected by their economic class and by other social factors. The poor of our country generally eat meals that contain high fat ...
  • Chickenpox Vaccine
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    Chickenpox Chickenpox is a very mild disease and it isnt very harmful. You will need to know some things about the disease like: what it is, how you can get it, where it is located on the body, what treatments are used to cure it, who can get it, how and if it can be prevented, and what the long-term effects are and if it is life-threatening. You may already know about chickenpox, but you will find out more information as it is being explained in this report. Chickenpox is a very contagious dise...
  • Disease Known As Leprosy And Hansen's Disease
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    Leprosy Report Leprosy has been around for thousands of years, since the biblical times. It was first identified by Gerhard A. Hansen in 1873. It was the first bacterium to be identified as disease causing in humans. It should be known that the word 'leper' has connotations of immorality and uncleanness and is considered very offensive. Leprosy is a chronic bacterial disease of the upper respiratory tract, skin, nerves in the hands and feet, and the lining of the nose. Leprosy is uncommon in the...
  • Diseased Organism
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    Physical MedicinePHYSICAL MEDICINEPHYSICAL MEDICINE also called PHYSIATRY, PHYSICAL THERAPY, OR REHABILITATION MEDICINE, medical specialty concerned with the treatment of chronic disabilities and with the restoration of normal functioning to the disabled through physical modes of treatment, such as exercise. This specialized medical service is generally aimed at rehabilitating persons disabled by pain or ailments affecting the motor functions of the body. Physical medicine is one means employed ...
  • Treatment For Canine Heartworm Disease
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    Canine Heartworm Disease Canine Heartworm Disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease caused by the parasite Dirofilaria Im mitis. The disease can infect over 30 species, including humans, however dogs are the definitive host. The most common way this disease is transmitted from one animal to the next is through mosquitoes. A mosquito carrying infective heartworm larvae bites a dog and transmits the infection to them. The larvae grow, develop, and migrate in the body over a period of 6 to...
  • 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, ...
  • Local And Oral Estrogen Treatments
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    ... an operate silently for decades. Some osteoporosis fractures may escape detection until years later. Patients may not thus be aware of their osteoporosis until suffering a painful fracture. The symptoms are then related to the location of the fractures. Heart disease Heart disease is the number one killer of women after menopause. One out of two postmenopausal women will develop heart disease, and one out of three will die from it. Although the onset of heart disease in women lags behind the...
  • Treatment Of Scoliosis
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    Patrick MagliozziBiology R-11-10-00 Scoliosis Scoliosis is a disease that attacks the muscles and ligaments of the spinal column, causing a sideways twisting and rotation of the spine, ribs, and pelvis. Its is a C-shaped or S-shaped curvature of the spine. An S-shaped curve is created when a secondary curve counterbalances primary abnormal curve. It severely impairs the bodies neurological, hormonal, and nutritional systems. Scoliosis is a progressive disease. In its early stages a mild rotation...
  • Development Of Peyronie's Disease
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    Peyronie's disease What is Peyronie's disease? Peyronie's disease is a disorder affecting the penis that can cause: . a lump within the shaft of the penis. pain in the shaft of the penis. abnormal angulation of the erect penis ('bent' penis). Not all of these features are necessarily present, but, typically, a man would first notice a tender lump in the penis, which might later be followed by bending of the penis when erect, sometimes at very odd angles. The flaccid penis is not usually deformed...
  • Crohn's Disease Causes Inflammation
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    Crohn's DiseaseCrohn's disease is a debilitating disease that can affect your entire life and lifestyle if you allow it to. It affects someone that is very dear to me, my best friend's mother, Stephanie. I see her live through this day in and day out, and it has raised many questions in my mind. Questions like how you get it, why you get it, and what you really go through when you have it. It is something I have little knowledge of, and by learning more information on it, I feel as if I can poss...
  • Treatment Of Huntington's Disease
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    Huntington's Disease Huntington's disease, or Huntngton's chorea, is a genetic disease that causes selective neural cell death, which results in chorea, or irregular, jerking movements of the limbs caused by involuntary muscle contractions, and dementia. It can cause a lack of concentration and depression. It also may cause atrophy of the caudate nucleus, a part of the brain. However, symptoms vary between individuals, with some sufferers showing symptoms that others do not. Those suffering from...
  • Hair Loss Hair Loss In Older Hamsters
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    QUICK REFERENCE FOR PROBLEMS, INJURIES & AILMENTS (This section has been reviewed by Dr. Taylor Douglas, DVM, Sunriver Veterinary Clinic, Sunriver, Oregon) In general, hamsters (especially those in the wild) are robust little animals and aren't affected by many natural diseases. But, they are very susceptible to the infectious diseases of other animals, including humans. Many of the problems and ailments now associated with hamsters are a direct result of captivity. Because they are small, a min...
  • Long Chain Of Fatty Acids
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    Lorenzo's oil Adrenoleukodistrophy (ALD) causes a loss of the fatty covering on the nerve fibers within the brain and the progressive degeneration of the adrenal gland. Its basis is genetic. A very long chain of fatty acids are normally found in the blood plasma and the tissues of the body. These fatty acids accumulate in the brain and in the adrenal glands. It is unknown why this causes the loss of myelin. ALD is very rare. For that reason public and private funding research is limited. ALD is ...
  • Treatment Of Individuals With Alzheimer S Disease
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    In these days, we live in the age of technology. Improvements of medical technology in the past few decades has been changed the whole world as people have never thought it would be. With the elimination of many diseases through effective cures and treatments, humans can expect to live a much longer life than that of their grandparents. As people live longer than before, disease associated with old age also increased dramatically. Alzheimer!'s disease is one of the most common and feared disease...
  • Several Types Of Treatment For Crohn's Disease
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    There are many different types of gastrointestinal disease that affect many different people. One of these diseases is Crohn's Disease. Crohn's disease is a chronic autoimmune disease that is able to effect any part of the gastrointestinal system, but most of the time effects the ileum, the place where the small intestine and the large intestine connect. Crohn's Disease also has a couple of other names. It also goes by Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Regional Enteritis, Lle itis, or Granulomatous Il...
  • Two Forms Of Treatments For Ald
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    Adrenoleukodystrophy is Adrenoleukodystrophy Disease Adrenoleukodystrophy Adrenoleukodystrophy is a genetically transferred disease which causes the human body to not be able to breakdown "very-long-chain-fatty-acids' (VLCFA). This inability to break down these acids eventually leads to myelin deterioration as well as the deterioration of the nervous system. Although there is no cure for this terrible disease, there are a variety of effective treatments. Adrenoleukodystrophy is a sex-linked trai...
  • Alzheimer's Disease As My Internet Article
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    PsychologyAlzheimer's Disease Colin Tenne bar Psychology 10: 00 Dr. Jennifer Griffin First off, I'd like to apologize for using Alzheimer's disease as my Internet article because you used it in the syllabus as your example. This topic is very important to me because I watched my grandmother rot in bed for eight years due to this disease. The Internet article (s) I have dealt with the latest treatments and helps of prevention for this incurable disease. The first article I have deals with estroge...

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