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A Study on the Medical Condition Hemophilia, Its Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Known Treatments
What is hemophilia? Hemophilia is a medical condition in which the ability of the blood to clot is severely reduced, causing the sufferer to bleed severely from even a slight injury. The condition is typically caused by a hereditary lack of a coagulation factor.  About 1 in every 10,000 males is affected by hemophilia A, a...
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A Study on Birth Defects, Problems in Child Development
Child Development: Birth Defects No one is immune to birth defects, yet not everyone is equally
susceptible to get them.
Birth defects are not merely a medical problem. They have profound effects
on the social and psychological wellbeing of their family and friends. In
the normal course of fetal development, cells m...
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Examining Independent Assortment With Drosophilia Melanogaster
Examining Independent Assortment with Drosophila Melanogaster Abstract: Three different mutant gene pools of Drosophila Melanogaster, better known as fruit flies, were bred with wild type males of the same species to examine the assortment of genotypes in the offspring. This was done by examining eye color, where the thre...
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Genetic Mapping and Inversion Analysis for Drosophilia Melanogaster
Genetic Mapping and Inversion Analysis for Drosophila Melanogaster Abstract: The genes responsible for three phenotypes in the species Drosophila Melanogaster were mapped through the method of reciprocal crossing single mutant and triple mutant gene pools. A group with a genetic inversion was also crossed with the tripl...
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The Characteristics of the Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome and Its Effects on Women
“What is going on? What, I can’t have kids? What, I’m only 16” mentioned Jaclyn Schultz, a pageant queen with a condition known as Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, in an interview for Cosmopolitan magazine(Rees). MRKH syndrome is a rare condition, but not uncommon now a day. There are many women affected by M...
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A Comparison of Synthetic and Herbal Remedies in Medicine
Modern medicine has changed quite a bit. I don’t just mean in our understanding or our technique, but the medicine itself has changed a lot. With that comes the typical uncertainty and questions about what the “best method” is. I’m comparing synthetic, man-made drugs to herbal remedies. Hopefully, this will help inform you...
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A Report on the Physical and Psychological Effects on a Child Born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
I want you to make a fist with your hand. That fist is roughly the size of your heart. It’s not very big, considering everything the heart is responsible for. So what would happen if something were to go wrong? In this report I will be looking at the physical and psychological effects on a child who is born with Hypoplastic...
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A Study on Drosophila and Their Patterns of Inheritance
Abstract. Thomas Hunt Morgan was the first scientist to use Drosophila, a species of fly to trace their patterns of inheritance. He did this to experiment to expand the understanding of genetics. It was known at that time that genes are located on chromosomes; through this experiment he proved that certain traits of the d...
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Gene Therapy as a Key Element in the Future of Disease Treatment
Abstract Gene therapy is a relatively new form of treatment; one surrounding much criticism as to how effective it can be, as well as how unethical it can be. There is a large amount of people on either side of this debate, as well as those who are indifferent. This literature review, an understanding, will give insight in...
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An Experiment Comparing the Level of Skeletomuscular Activities Produced by Shake Weights and Traditional Free Weights
INTRODUCTION Electromyography, also known as EMG, is a visual representation of muscle activity used throughout healthcare and medical research settings. It can be used to diagnose or detect muscle imbalances or degenerations. The visual image created is a result of voltage changes from action potentials that run along s...
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