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.


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Essay On The Response To The Ebola Outbreak
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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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Introduction: 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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Introduction: 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

Etiology of Parkinson's Disease
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Introduction: 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: 5th Jan 2021

Celiac Disease Presenting as Unexplained Infertility
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Introduction: 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 Dec 2020

Case study of alzheimers disease
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: 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

Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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Introduction: 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

Coronary Artery Disease in Indians Living Abroad
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Introduction: 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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Introduction: Kawasaki Disease is a rare condition that affects children typically from an infant to 5 years of age.... Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

Chronic Diseases: Impacts and Prevention
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Introduction: 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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Introduction: 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

Comparison of Lifestyle and Infectious Disease on Impacts to Human Health
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Introduction: In Australia, increasing living standards have led to a significant reduction in the rates of infectious diseases. The benefits of abundant resources have also led to a high prevalence of preventable diseases arising from lifestyle patterns.... Last modified: 6th Oct 2020

Microbiological Stages of Periodontal Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Periodontal disease is defined as an inflammatory disease of the supporting tissues of the teeth caused by specific microorganisms or groups of specific microorganisms, resulting in progressive destruction of the periodontal ligament and alveolar bone with increased probing depth formation, recession, or both... Last modified: 2nd Oct 2020

Infectious Disease: Outbreak and Control Strategies
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Introduction:   A disease is an abnormal illness that negatively impacts the function of living organisms. The disease is commonly taken as a medical condition and is mostly associated with particular symptoms and certain signs and differs from physical injury in nature. ... Last modified: 28th Aug 2020

Use of Epidemiology in Disease Control and Prevention
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Introduction: Epidemiology is used to research root causes of specific health occurrences in specific people, places, and during specific time frames. It is also used to find out what specifically caused the problem.... Last modified: 28th Aug 2020

Comparison of Biomedical and Biopsychological Models of Disease
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Introduction: For some time, researchers have struggled to find a model that explains the prevalence of a disease within individuals or a community of people. Some of the models that have been in existence, such as the biomedical model and the biopsychosocial model have been used by medical practitioners to examine the prevalence of diseases in human populations.... Last modified: 21st Aug 2020

Alzheimer Disease: The Untouchable Presenile Dementia
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Introduction: One of the most accelerating neurological disorder among the elderly population, Alzheimer disease serves as the common cause for presenile dementia hitting the number of 13.8 million by 2050.... Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Impact of the Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases on Health Systems
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Introduction: The rise of NCDs necessitates a range of adjustments by health systems. Please discuss this statement, with reference to a particular country or region. Introduction Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), a... Last modified: 22nd Jun 2020