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Form Of Female Genital Mutilation
987 wordsIs Female genital mutilation really nesses sary? For one minute I just want you to think you were born a female in an African country. Did you no you are 90% more likely to have had gone through some form of female genital mutilation. Every day, thousands of girls are targeted for mutilation. Like torture, female genital mutilation (FGM) involves the deliberate infliction of severe pain and suffering. Its effects can be life-threatening. Most survivors have to cope with the physical and mental s...
Type 1 Diabetes Glucose
1,561 wordsAlmost everyone knows someone who has diabetes. An estimated 16 million people in the United States have diabetes -which is a serious lifelong condition. About one-third of these 16 million people have not been diagnosed. Each year, about 800,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes. (NIDDK) Figure 1 -- Prevalence of diabetes in men and women in the U.S. population age 20 years or older, based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Diabetes includes previously diagnosed and undia...
529 wordsBleeding The most common cause of external bleeding is an injury. Any type of cut, scrape, or fall where blood is coming from an open wound is regarded as external bleeding. The type of blood vessels damaged in a cut determines the speed at which blood is dispersed from the injured area. External bleeding is divided into three types. Capillary bleeding is the most common type of external bleeding, which occurs when blood oozes from the capillary. It is easiest form of external bleeding to contro...
Your Son's Blood Type
1,332 wordsThe day is over, you are driving home. You tune in your radio. You hear a little blurb about a little village in India where some villagers have died suddenly, strangely, of a flu that has never been seen before. It's not influenza, but three or four people are dead, and it's kind of interesting, and they " re sending some doctors over there to investigate it. You don't think much about it, but on Sunday, coming home from church, you hear another radio spot. Only they say it's not three villager...
Chikatilo's Blood Type
1,404 wordsAndrei Chikatilo One of the most gruesome serial killers of all time was Andrei Chikatilo. He was born on October 16, 1936 in Yablochnoye, a Ukrainian farming village. One of his clearest memories of his youth was that of his mother telling him his older brother had been stolen and eaten by neighbors during a great famine. This thought remained with him always and he later disclosed he often imagined the torturous ending his brother must have had. At the start of World War II, his father was sen...
One's Treatment O Type 2 Dm
1,465 wordsDiabetes Mellitus: A disorder of carbohydrate metabolism resulting from insufficient production of insulin or reduced sensitivity of the body's cells to insulin. Etiology: Cause & Origin of Type 1 DM: A condition in which the body is unable to produce insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels by facilitating the uptake of glucose into most cells in the body (mainly skeletal and adipoctyes). It is understood that this disorder is caused by the body's beta cells of the islets of Langerh...
Rh Factor Like The Blood Types
1,954 wordsRh Factor Incompatibility and How it Affects a Pregnant Mother and Her Fetus or Newborn Rh incompatibility is a condition that occurs when the mother of a fetus or a newborn has Rh-negative blood type and the fetus or newborn has Rh-positive blood. This incompatible blood reaction may cause progressive problems in a newborn as well as life-threatening problems for future pregnancies. What is the Rh Factor? Rh factor is a protein present in red blood cells. Proteins called antigens on the surface...
Blood Types O And Ab
1,425 wordsBlood is a fluid substance that circulates in the arteries and veins of the body. Blood is bright red or scarlet when it has been oxygenated in the lungs and passes into the arteries; it becomes bluish red when it has given up its oxygen to nourish the tissues of the body and is returning to the lungs through the veins and the tiny vessels called capillaries. In the lungs, the blood gives up the carbon dioxide wastes it has taken from the tissues, receives a new supply of oxygen, and begins a ne...
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