• Engineering life: defining "humanity" in a postmodern age
    Postmodern Antihumanism and Genetic Technology Postmodern antihumanism and the contemporary genetics industry are two powerful currents that form a potentially menacing rip tide against which proponents of human dignity must struggle. We consider key forces directing genetic research and the geneti
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  • Nutrition in children with cancer
    Nutrition in Children with Cancer Pediatric patients can sometimes maintain adequate nutrition while dealing with cancer and the myriad of treatments. However, at least half of these children have trouble maintaining their normal weight and level of activity and are more prone to frequent infect
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  • Life of pi
    Title: Life of Pi Author: Yann Martel Year of Prize: 2002 Historical Context for Novel: Setting: Biographical Information about the author: Plot Summary: 500 words The Author‘s Note, explains that the author has traveled to India, restless and in need of a story. At a coffeehouse in
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  • The molecular basis of breast cancer prevention and treatment
    The incidence of breast cancer is still rising, and the disease remains largely incurable once it becomes malignant. It is the most prevalent cancer in Europe and USA, with 41,000 new cases each year in the UK [1]. Fortunately we are beginning to gain insights into the origins of breast cancer, and
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  • Cancer
    Cancer Introduction: Cancer is a disease that has killed and continues to kill many people around the world. Even though it includes many illnesses, approximately 150 illnesses, they have one characteristic in common: the uncontrolled growth of cells. In the American society, cancer i
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  • Harmful habits & infectious disease prevention
    Harmful Habits & Infectious Disease Prevention Managing health and wellness is largely dependent upon our knowledge of controllable and uncontrollable risk factors that exist amongst people and within our environment. Our overall ability to maximize our level of wellness revolves around the choice
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  • Heart disease prevention
    Exercise is the one of the best – and most enjoyable – ways of lowering the chances of developing heart disease. Regular exercise helps the heart to become stronger, so it can pump more blood around the body with less effort. Smoking avoidance not only reduces the risk of developing heart disease
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  • Degenerate disk disease
    Degenerative disc disease do you have it? That is a question that everyone should be asking him or herself. Do you have low back or neck pain? That is the question that needs to be asked. We depend on our body for many things that when our body is injured or gets injured, we are not able to finish o
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  • Cancer
    No other disease has much fear and horror in our everyday lives as cancer. Some statistics may explain that fear. Each year, over 1,250,000 new cases of invasive cancers will be diagnosed; more than 500,000 people will die from cancer; cancer causes one in five of all deaths; fifty percent of thos
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  • The issues surrounding alzheimer's disease
    Dementia is the loss of intellectual and social abilities severe enough to interfere with daily functioning. For centuries, people called it senility and considered it an inevitable part of aging. It is now known that dementia is not a normal part of the aging process and that it is caused by an und
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  • Spontaneous remission and regression in cancer patients
    Spontaneous Remission and Regression in Cancer Patients: What a Mystery! I. What is Cancer? Cancer is a disease produced by the invasion or implantation of uncontrolled cell division in almost any organ or part of the body. As cancerous cells divide and multiply, they invade the hos
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  • Why cancer research is important.
    e number of deaths from cancer continues to increase each year. Cancer is a disease has touched every family at least once. It is a disease that can kill you in a matter of years or months. There are several different types of cancer, some of which both men and women can be diagnosed with and some o
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  • Cancer
    Cancer, What are the most beneficial types of exercise and why are they the most appropriate? Cancer is a disease that often can be worsen with the wrong choice of exercise as many research have show that the cancer cells, just like normal healthy cells, requires a blood supply in order to surviv
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  • Ischaemic heart disease
    Ischaemic Heart Disease, otherwise known as Coronary Artery Disease, is a condition that affects the supply of blood to the heart. The blood vessels are narrowed or blocked due to the deposition of cholesterol plaques on their walls. This reduces the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the heart muscu
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  • Cancer healing
    What she (Dr. Johanna Budwig) has demonstrated to my initial disbelief but lately, to my complete satisfaction in my practice is: CANCER IS EASILY CURABLE, the treatment is dietary/lifestyle, the response is immediate; the cancer cell is weak and vulnerable; the precise biochemical breakdown point w
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  • Breast cancer
    Outline Thesis: Breast cancer, however, remains one of the major concerns in the medical field, mainly because it has many forms and happens to strike a large number of women. I-Cancer as the disease of the twentieth century A-Definition of cancer B-Statistics on cancer victims II-The nature
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  • Cancer
    Cancer is not one disease, but many diseases that occur in different areas of the body. Each type of cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cells. Under normal conditions, cell reproduction is carefully controlled by the body. However, these controls can malfunction, resulting in abno
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  • Cancer
    In summarizing the multi factorial model and it relates to the diagnosis of illness comes forth in many ways. One of the health problems in the text I thought I should talk about is cancer. Cancer is a very serious health problem that could come from a lot of reasons. Cancer develops when cells in a
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  • Chemistry of cancer
    Molly Hubner Period 1 Extra Credit Paper Chemistry of Cancer Cancerous cells develop when conditions for cells are favorable, therefore following the divisions to continually occur, never stopping. When this happens, a tissue mass
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  • Cancer
    INTRODUCTION Early Detections and Symptoms of Cancer Many types of cancer do not exhibit conspicuous symptoms or cause pain until well advanced. Since early-stage cancer symptoms tend to be subtle, they are often disregarded for something less serious. Sometimes, cancer can be found before the dise
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