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The Causes and Symptoms of Crohn's Disease
Crohn’s Disease Everybody wants to lead a normal life and be able to eat the foods that they enjoy. Being struck with an illness that affects your intestines and digestive system can be disappointing and make you feel like you are an outcast because your entire life is impacted by this disease and you have to make many dec...
A Study on the Differences in the General Public's Perception of Culpability and Right to Treatment of Homosexual and Heterosexual Males with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
In this study, three hundred college students will be introduced to one of two scenarios regarding an HIV-positive male, one with a homosexual male and the other with a heterosexual male. After reading one of these scenarios, each participant will be asked to complete measures that evaluate the culpability of the person wit...
Hypothyroidism, a Term Used to Describe the Condition When the Thyroid Gland Suffers to Produce an Accurate Amount of Thyroid Hormones
Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is a term when the thyroid gland suffers to produce an accurate amount of thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland located in the neck. It, along with all other glands, is controlled by the pituitary gland located in the brain. The pituitary gland is in turn controlled b...
The Ethical Dilemma Surrounding the Controversial Subject of Stem Cell Research
Ethical Dilemma Paper What if I told you that science has found a way to treat diabetes, Spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s disease and others that doctors have had no luck with in the past? Would you immediately jump to the conclusion of saying “whatever it takes to cure these diseases should be done! “Many believe that...
The United States Government Should Make Economic Considerations Regarding the Funding of the Reproductive Health Services of the Poor
The innovations in the health industry have been a means to the benevolent end of improving the health of the people. While these developments are primarily aimed at being beneficial to the populace, they bring along a host of social and ethical concerns. Public health is focused on what the society can do to ensure the con...
The Importance of Medical Testing for the Survival of Mankind
Sometimes a stronger species must take advantage of a lesser species. This is often referred to as inhumane but is seen very often. Experimentation on lesser animals is a necessary roughness that is vital for human advance in science, medicines, and cosmetics. This is because certain products, if not properly tested when th...
An Account of the Undying HeLa Cells in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
What if your cells never died? In The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot describes HeLa cells-cells that never die. These cells were taken from an ordinary woman, Henrietta Lacks, whose life has been overshadowed by the fame of her cervical cells. One passage that resonates with me is on page 33 when Henr...
The Use of Anabolic Steroids Throughout History
Steroids The use of steroids have a long history with humans and sports. Steroids are an organic compound that include the dietary lipid cholesterol, the sex hormones estradiol and testosterone and the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone. These compounds help the body gain more energy to perform more physical activities,...
A Research on Stem Cells and the Possibility of Them Curing the Diseases That are Currently Incurable
Stem Cells: The Future of Regenerative Medicine How long do you want to live? Long enough to see your children grow up and have children of their own? What about great grandkids? Do you want to spend the rest of your life with your partner just discussing the good, old, days? Of course you do. That’s the American Dream. t...
An Experiment to Provide Insight on How the Mind Works Using Introspection
Medicine Introspection Introduction: This introspection lab is intended to give the subject an idea about how their mind behaves both on and off an over the counter medicine. The question put forth by this lab asks whether or not medicine has some significant impact on the subject’s mood, thoughts, and potentially behavio...