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Tag: Disease

A disease is a particular abnormal condition that negatively affects the structure or function of all or part of an organism, and that is not due to any immediate external injury. Diseases are often known to be medical conditions that are associated with specific signs and symptoms.

Disease

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Essay on Parkinson's Disease

Nursing Essays

Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease, after Alzheimer’s. Onset typically occurs late in life, affecting approximately 1% of 65 year olds...

Last modified: 30th Jun 2021

Essay on Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease is defined as an inflammatory disease of the supporting tissues of the teeth caused by specific microorganisms or groups of specific microorganisms....

Last modified: 29th Jun 2021

Essay on Leptospirosis

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Leptospirosis is a disease associated with human contact with wild and domestic animal urine. A bacterium by the name of Leptospira causes this disease process....

Last modified: 10th Jun 2021

Infection Control: Cutaneous Diptheria

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The topic of this paper is cutaneous diphtheria. This paper aims to discuss the tools available to infection prevention control teams (IPCT) in recognising outbreaks in the healthcare setting in a potential case of cutaneous diphtheria and how they would response....

Last modified: 26th May 2021

Social and Economic Factors of Rabies

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Rabies is a viral, neurotropic disease that, upon the development of symptoms, has a 100% fatality rate.  This neglected tropical disease (NTD) is transmitted by human exposure to unvaccinated dogs and is responsible for approximately 59,000 deaths worldwide...

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Gender Differences in Disease

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Men are more susceptible than women for certain diseases. Discuss. There are a number of diseases that affect men more than woman, these include heart disease which has been stated in literature to be the number one killer of men, stroke, peripheral vascular disease and dementia...

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Disease Prevention

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When it comes to our health, knowing our family medical history could be a huge advantage. Constructing and analyzing a family health pedigree, is helpful as it enables us to identify potential health issues and perhaps implement lifestyle changes that could ultimately prolong or even save our life....

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Infertility and Celiac Disease

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Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine significant association with several extraintestinal features, such as reproductive disorders in women with undiagnosed celiac disease....

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Von Willebrand Disease Causes Effects and Management

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Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder in humans. The condition is characterised by prolonged mucous membrane and skin bleeds and in more severe forms, by bleeding of the joints....

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Essay On The Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

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Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that affects the sufferer’s mobility and speech. It affects the central nervous system, leading to a person’s inability to control muscles throughout the body....

Last modified: 19th Apr 2021

Essay On The Response To The Ebola Outbreak

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The Ebola virus, which is also known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a unique but highly contagious infection that was identified in 1976 in Central Africa....

Last modified: 9th Apr 2021

Epidemiological Analysis of Malaria Disease

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People with malaria will suffer from high fever, chills, and flu-like illness. There are four kinds of malaria that can infect the human body: Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, and P. malaria....

Last modified: 29th Jan 2021

Alzheimer’s Disease: Treatments for Patients

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The pharmacological and non- pharmacological treatments are both able to manage the vast progression of Alzheimer’s and maintain behavioral symptoms. ...

Last modified: 12th Jan 2021

Case study of alzheimers disease

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My first administrative position in mental health was working on a Geriatric Psychiatric unit of the local hospital. Many of the patients were elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. ...

Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

The Genetics, Pathophysiology, and Developing Therapies Concerning Parkinson's Disease

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Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative disorders in the world. It is a movement disorder caused by the deterioration of dopamine producing cells in a portion of the midbrain called the substantia nigra. ...

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

Timing of Onset and Rate of Decline in Learning and Retention in the Pre-Dementia phase of Alzehimer’s Disease

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The hypothesis of this study to analyze the trajectories of declines in retention as well as the learning process of the phase before the original diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease...

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is chronic inflammation of the air ways, specifically the peripheral airways and lung parenchyma (alveoli and bronchioles) which leads to expiratory airflow limitation....

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

Causes and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease

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Kidneys consists of outer cortex and of inner medulla, located on either side of spinal cord at T12-L3 vertebrae...

Last modified: 3rd Dec 2020

Chronic Disease Health Promotion and Maintenance/for Adults Aged 35–65

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Chronic diseases, in addition to the negative impact on an individual quality of life can have some serious economic implications for both the patient and the population....

Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

Coronary Artery Disease in Indians Living Abroad

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The rate of CAD among the Indians remains considerably higher even after migrating into the US compared to other racial and ethnic groups....

Last modified: 13th Nov 2020

A Pediatric Assessment of Kawasaki Disease

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Kawasaki Disease is a rare condition that affects children typically from an infant to 5 years of age....

Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

Addressing Misconceptions of Alzheimer’s Disease

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In my research paper I will be addressing the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia related disorders....

Last modified: 29th Oct 2020

Chronic Diseases: Impacts and Prevention

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Chronic conditions have an effect on developing countries and first world countries such as Australia and it is on the increase year by year....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2020

Osteoporosis in Women and Current Research

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Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones, and the most common worldwide. It causes decreased bone mass, the bones become more porous increasingly over time, plus the spaces or cavities inside become fragile, this withstanding less of the blows and easily fracturing....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2020

Neurodegenerative Disease: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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Neurodegenerative disease (ND) is a broad medical term used to describe a range of conditions that primarily affect the neurons in the human brain....

Last modified: 27th Oct 2020