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Toxic Shock Syndrome Low Blood Pressure
1,590 wordsTOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME (TSS) was discovered almost 20 years ago. At first no one knew what was causing it, although it was quickly linked with "superabsorbent" tampons (which are no longer on the market). Eventually researchers discovered that a poison produced by a type of bacteria known as Staphylococcus aureus is responsible for TSS. Some theorized that tampons may produce small ulcerations, which allow bacteria to enter the body. Another theory is that stagnating blood within or behind the tam...
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Ebola Zaire Ebola Virus
1,314 wordsTo: , AtCrossADH, EMOSSELL Imagine, if you will, you have just gotten back from a great vacation! You got to see all the African hot spots, and Zaire was your favorite! The people were so nice! They let you taste their food, hunt their land, even get a body ready for burial. Considered a very high honor for an outsider! You are home now and have a slight headache but after a great vacation like that who care? You take a few aspirins, get your film developed, pick up a few thing from the super ma...
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Spread Of Disease Infectious Diseases
2,199 words... ling population? Why are these diseases emerging, and in so many different forms? There are six main causes for the emergence of infectious diseases. One of the major reasons is the rise in international travel and trade. The world is very accessible now, with airplanes and boats, a virus that is in a very isolated situation may find itself in a position to spread around the world. You could be in an African village where people may be dying like flies. Twenty four hours later youre in downt...
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Bubonic Plague Lymph Nodes
692 wordsNo pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. Blood was its Avatar and its seattle redness and horror of blood. (Edgar Allen Poe The Masque of the Red Death. ) Many thought the Black Plague was a curse from God; punishment for the sins the infected had committed. Those that survived were the chosen people, the ones who added by the laws of the Church. Scientists know now that the devastating disease was not a result of sins or spiritual inadequacy, but the terrible illness was caused by a...
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Don T Worry Security Guard
1,921 words? Aaa choo Fear FEAR? Aaa choo? ? ? I think you are catching a cold sweetheart? , said Sonia, as she was opening her apartment door. ? I think you I should take you to the doctor. ? ? I feel tired Mommy? , said Jasmine. ? Why don? t you go lie down sweetie, and I will get you a glass of warm milk. ? As soon as she entered her front door Sonia walked into her small kitchen that was in the front of the house. The kitchen looked spotless because she couldn? t stand the mess, at least not in her kit...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Hands And Feet
1,860 wordsFor the past two hundred years, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's death has been shrouded in mystery. Some say his great rival, Antonio Salieri, or the Freemasons murdered him. Others say he was simply exhausted. And some believe he died from sickness. It has been established that Mozart suffered from various illnesses, which no doubt contributed to his death. But some researchers have concluded that physical and mental exhaustion greatly affected Mozart, and contributed to his early death. These resear...
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Bubonic Plague Pneumonic Plague
2,080 wordsBubonic Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by a bacterium named Yersinia pestis. People usually get plague from the bite of a rodent flea that is carrying the plague bacterium or by handling an infected animal. Millions of people in Europe died from plague in the Middle Ages, when flea-infested rats inhabited human homes and places of work. Today, modern antibiotics are effective against the plague, but if an infected person does not seek treatment promptly, the disease...
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