14 results found, view free essays on page:
Short Term Effects Mayo Clinic
1,380 wordsSteroids are drugs that many athletes use to enhance their abilities in sports. The use of steroids can be dangerous to both your body and mind. The drug also can give athletes unfair advantages which could propel them to victory. The use of steroids should not be permitted What is a steroid? Steroids are a synthetic version of the human hormone testosterone. Testosterone stimulates and maintains the male sexual organs. It also stimulates the development of bones and muscle, promotes skin and ha...
Free research essays on topics related to: tested positive, mayo clinic, blood pressure, steroid abuse, short term effects
Anabolic Steroids Mayo Clinic
758 wordsSteroids have become a very common term in athletic events. Steroids are a group of hormones, which the body naturally produces in small amounts. The body uses these hormones to help control metabolism, inflammation, immune function, salt and water balance, development of sexual characteristics and a persons ability to fight illness and injury. Steroids were first used in the medical field to help with the pains of arthritis. Now medical documentation is showing the side effects of using steroid...
Free research essays on topics related to: blood pressure, side effects, sexual characteristics, anabolic steroids, mayo clinic
Health Care Provider Mayo Clinic
1,352 words... album supplement? You may want to if you " re one of the 18 million Americans who's at risk for osteoporosis, a condition in which bones slowly lose mass and deteriorate. That's the conclusion of a new Mayo Clinic study, which found that calcium supplements, if taken regularly, do reduce bone loss to a moderate degree. The study followed 177 women (age 61 to 70) with no history of osteoporosis for 4 years. They were given either 1, 600 milligrams (mg) of calcium a day or a placebo. At the en...
Free research essays on topics related to: broken bones, bone loss, health care provider, mayo clinic, bone density
Eating Disorders Among Athletes
2,017 wordsThe Growing Problem of Eating Disorders Among Athletes Most people would expect athletes to know the latest fitness and health information. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Eating disorders affect male and female athletes all over the world, causing problems in their performance as well as impairing their health. Moreover, pressure from coaches, who should be the most concerned with the health and performance of their athletes, can be the main cause in the development of eating disord...
Free research essays on topics related to: anorexia nervosa, people who suffer, low self esteem, eating disorders, people who are suffering
Central Nervous System Spinal Cord
2,118 words... its. The initial symptom of MS is often blurred or double vision, red-green color distortion, or even blindness in one eye. (Brunnscheiler) Inexplicably, visual problems tend to clear up in the later stages of MS. Inflammatory problems of the optic nerve may be diagnosed as retro bulbar or optic neuritis. Fifty-five percent of MS patients will have an attack of optic neuritis at some time or other and it will be the first symptom of MS in approximately 15 percent. This has led to general rec...
Free research essays on topics related to: spinal cord, optic nerve, central nervous system, cerebrospinal fluid, mri scans
Legalization Of Marijuana For Recreational Use
1,128 wordsLegalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use (1) The problem that is going to be addressed in this paper is controversy that surrounds much debated issue of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, on the level of State policy. It has been observed that Drug Prohibition laws proved to be ineffective in governments war on drugs. The time has come when we need to ask ourselves if this policy does not result in reducing the number of drug related crimes, why have it in the first place? Conse...
Free research essays on topics related to: pros and cons, legalizing marijuana, marijuana as medicine, mayo clinic, legalization of marijuana
Panic Attacks Mayo Clinic
726 wordsPanic Attacks Panic attacks are a type of anxiety disorder. They can be characterized with sudden overwhelming feelings of intense fear, discomfort or anxiety, accompanied with the thoughts of coming danger and doom. Such episodes may happen frequently or rarely and last from some minutes up to hours. As a rule, the reasons and causes of such attacks are not obvious. Medical specialists recognize three types of panic attacks: situational, when an individual has sudden attacks of fear always in d...
Free research essays on topics related to: panic, panic disorder, medical treatment, panic attacks, mayo clinic
Mayo Clinic American Academy
2,305 wordsCataracts In Cataracts Cataracts 2 Cataracts In Elderly Introduction What is a cataract? A cataract is a cloudy or opaque area in the normally transparent lens of the eye. Its effect on vision depends on the extent of the cloudiness. Small spots in the lens may cause little or no vision loss. As the opacity thickens, it prevents light rays from passing through the lens and focusing on the retina, the light sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. Early lens changes or opacities may not distu...
Free research essays on topics related to: early stages, light rays, mayo clinic, daily living, american academy
Abuse Or Neglect Mayo Clinic
1,128 wordsChild Abuse: An Analysis and Review Child Abuse is defined as endangerment to a child inflicted by another person, usually the caregiver (Leiter 1) and includes physical, sexual, emotional abuse, and neglect. Child abuse can be brought on by any one at any time. The purpose of this paper is to overview the four previously stated types of abuse, their effects on children, the legal aspects of child abuse, and dealing with abuse. Child abuse is prevalent in almost every culture across the world an...
Free research essays on topics related to: abuse or neglect, mayo clinic, child abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse
Human Genome Project Mayo Clinic
696 wordsI ll be the first to admit it, I m a skeptic of the worst kind; it s just my nature, I guess. So, I guess it goes without saying that I m not impressed with all the recent hype about the Human Genome Project. People have gone so far as to hail the HGP as the cure for all of mankind s ails. Even with advance technology that allows scientists to map the genome sequence of a human being, we have failed to find a cure the common cold. And yet, scientists feel confident that the tools needed to treat...
Free research essays on topics related to: genetic code, human genome project, base pairs, genetic diseases, mayo clinic
Spanish Civil War Kansas City Star
2,660 wordsI. Ernest Hemingway? s tough, Terse prose and short, declarative sentences did more to change the style of written English that any other writing in the twentieth century. II. Ernest Hemingway has had many great accomplishments in his historical life but just one event has hardly sticks out from the rest. The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway? s most enduring works. Told in Language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, agonizing battle with a giant marl...
Free research essays on topics related to: spanish civil war, kansas city star, ernest hemingway, man and the sea, hemingway
Ernest Hemingway Nobel Prize
1,738 wordsCuba, Ernest Hemingway's haven for writing literature, fishing for marlin and basking in its tropical weather. Cuba played a key role in Hemingway's life and literature. He spent many days and nights writing famous lines and passages for his well known novels such as Old Man in the Sea, For Whom the Bell Tolls and Islands in the Stream. Born Ernest Miller Hemingway on July 21, 1899, he was the sixth child of Dr. Clarence and Grace Hall Hemingway. He was named after his maternal grandfather Ernes...
Free research essays on topics related to: mayo clinic, nobel prize, bell tolls, committed suicide, ernest hemingway
Central Nervous System Spinal Cord
4,343 wordsIntroduction Multiple Sclerosis By: Stephanie Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that randomly attacks the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). The progress, severity and specific symptoms of the disease can not be predicted; symptoms may range from tingling and numbness to paralysis and blindness. MS is a devastating disease because people live with its unpredictable physical and emotional effects for the rest of their lives. MS is a well-known disease, but...
Free research essays on topics related to: spinal cord, multiple sclerosis, cerebrospinal fluid, central nervous system, mri scans
Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa
1,872 wordsStarving for Acceptance In today s society, where physical characteristics are used to measure beauty and success, people are willing to push their bodies to extremes to achieve physical perfection. As an overweight woman, I may be considered a failure of society s beauty test. However, my high self-esteem and acceptance of my body allows me to not be disturbed by what, to some, may seem as a sign of failure. Unfortunately, there are people whose desire to be accepted by society causes them to d...
Free research essays on topics related to: anorexia nervosa, mayo clinic, anorexia bulimia, bulimia nervosa, eating disorders
14 results found, view free essays on page: