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A Study Of Lyme Disease In New Jersey
1,275 words... flu-like symptoms (1: 47). If left untreated, the disease spreads to other parts of the body, and often results in more joint, tendon and muscle pain, partial facial paralysis, and heart palpitations (8: 11). Chronic symptoms can develop if the disease goes untreated for months or years, and leads to severe arthritis and neurological problems (5: 29). The best way to arrive at or exclude a diagnosis of Lyme disease is to examine three aspects of the patient. The first is to determine if the ...
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Childhood Onset Bipolar Disorder
1,463 words... d with COBPD had this bilinear transmission (Todd et Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder is a somewhat of a new concept. The DSM-IV is not scheduled for revision in the near future, but there have been some guidelines set that experts can use to make recognition of COBPD a bit easier. For example, a Washington University team of researchers use a structured diagnostic interview called Wash U KIDDE-SADS, which is more sensitive to the rapid cycling patterns of children with a bipolar disorder (C...
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Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle Cell Disease
2,028 wordsThere have been many researches and tests done on the genetic causes of Sickle Cell Anemia and how it develope's, as well as its effects on the circulatory, muscular, and respiratory systems, as well as its effects on the joints and other systems of the body, and the complications associated with them. Most of the research has been done to explore on the reasons why it mostly effects the African-American community and people who are from the West Coast of Africa. It has also been known that Sick...
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Understanding Sexual Addiction And Possible Treatments
1,804 wordsMen and women who have or exhibit excessive or unusual sexual urges or behaviors can be considered sex addicts. An example would be a man who sits at his computer and engages in Internet pornography, regardless of the fact that he is married and his marriage is suffering because of his activities. Another example would be a woman that engages in extra-marital affairs, knowing this could end her marriage and possibly result in her being infected with a sexually transmitted disease. These are just...
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Type Ii Diabetes Type I Diabetes
1,419 wordsThere are two types of diabetes: diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus. Diabetes insipidus is a rare metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency of the pituitary hormone, which is usually the result of damage to the pituitary gland. Diabetes insipidus is characterized by enormous amounts of urine that are produced by the body regardless of how much liquid is consumed. Diabetes mellitus results from the production of insufficient amounts of insulin by the pancreas. Without insulin the body canno...
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Long Term Effects Rheumatoid Arthritis
1,578 wordsIntroduction There are more than 115 different types of arthritis. Some are very serious and hold the potential for severe disability and deformity, if left untreated. Others may generate only mild discomfort, which may be totally controlled with relative ease. Myths and misconceptions thrive everywhere. Despite the continued efforts of medical professionals, and The Arthritis Society, a large proportion of the population still believes that arthritis is nothing more that aches and pains, is nev...
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Sexually Transmitted Pregnant Women
1,105 wordsby Ashley Christensen Ms. Robinson Period Chlamydia Chlamydia by Ashley ChristenseMs. Robinson Period 3 / Sociology 2 / 29 / 2000 Introduction Today, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), are among the most common causes of illness in the United States. People in their teens and twenties are most affected by STD? s, with over 6 million new cases each year, and adults between the ages of 13 and 19 are at the most risk for infection. Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted dise...
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Form Of Depression Type Of Depression
991 wordsDepression affects everyones life at sometime or another. Depression comes in a wide variety of forms, from mild unhappiness to a chemical imbalance in the mind. There are many different symptoms that reveal a persons problem with depression. If left untreated, depression may continue to develop into a serious illness or even death. Depression is a psychological illness, much like bulimia or anorexia. It affects the mind as much as it does the body. Depression is directly related to many other d...
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Reduce The Amount Raw Sewage
1,578 wordsPollution in Ocean Environments The ocean is a fragile ecosystem that must have a element of constancy to ensure that life can continue. The plants and the animals alike depend on the ocean and it is being destroyed by toxins from human activities. Pesticides like DDT are lethal to the animals in the ocean if given in large enough amounts and in some areas there is enough DDT to do just that. Sewage left untreated or improperly treated has the same effect as DDT. The chemicals that come out of t...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hiv Aids
1,566 wordsSex Stds Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sex is a popular subject; it is on television, in advertisements, in magazines, and practically everywhere. One very serious side effect of an increase of sexual activity is the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases. They affect more than twelve million Americans each year. Sexually transmitted diseases are becoming common and widely spread throughout Americans because of unprotected sex, promiscuity, and multiple sex partners. Some of the most ...
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