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AIDS, A Life And Death Issue

AIDS is a life and death issue. To have the AIDS disease is at present a sentence of slow but inevitable death. I've already...

Down’s Syndrome Essay

Down's syndrome is a genetic condition involving an extra chromosome, this change occurs around the time of conception. A person with Down's syndrome has...

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Death can come in many different shapes and forms in the life of a human being. When life is brought into the world, one...

Parasitic Wasps, Malaria

Malaria is one of the most prevalent and dangerous diseases known to man. It has existed for centuries and affects a myriad of people...

Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

The information contained in the Rare Disease Database is provided for educational purposes only. It should not be used for diagnostic or treatment purposes....

What is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. It is estimated that chlamydia is the most common STD with 3 - 4 million...

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to the dysfunctional conditions of the heart, arteries, and veins that supply oxygen to vital life- sustaining areas of the...

Battered Women’s Syndrome: A Survey of Contemporary Theories

In 1991, Governor William Weld modified parole regulations and permitted women to seek commutation if they could present evidence indicating they suffered from battered...

Skin cancer

Skin cancer is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the outer layers of your skin. Skin cancer can be caused...

Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is commonly known as a childhood syndrome characterized by impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and a short attention span. These often lead to...

Pain Has An Element Of Blank

Although cryptic in language and structure, Dickinson gives her work an instinctually vivid sense of emotion. Her examination of the feeling of pain focuses...

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis is caused by a virus that is targeted at the liver, one of your most important organs!! Specifically, it causes inflammation and injury...

Alzheimers: The Unsolved Mystery

Absentmindedness, with questions having to be repeated, trouble following conversations, or remembering people's names, sound familiar? These are classic early stage symptoms of Alzheimer's....

Spinal Meningitis

Meningitis is an infection of the fluid of a person's spinal cord and fluid that surrounds a person's brain. It is sometimes referred to...

Alzheimers Disease

Alzheimer's disease is as disease that atacks nerve cells in thew brain and areas surrounding it, which impairs a persons ability to control their...

Asthma Disease

Asthma is a lung disease that affects approximately ten million people in the United States. (Cramer 2) In people with asthma, the airways of...

Aplastic Anemia

Aplastic anemia is a disease of the bone marrow the organ that produces the body's blood cells. Approximately two thousand people in the U....

Female Genital Mutilation

The practice of female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, occurs throughout the world, but it is most common in Africa. Female genital...

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is not just one disease but rather a group of diseases. All forms of cancer cause cells in the body to change...

What is Tuberculosis, and how serious is this problem?

TB, or Tuberculosis, is a chronic or acute contagious disease caused by a bacterial infection. TB is the leading cause of death from a...

Eating Disorders: Anorexia

Each year millions of people in the United States are affected by serious and sometimes life-threatening eating disorders. The vast majority are adolescents and...

Parasitic Wasps

Malaria is one of the most prevalent and dangerous diseases known to man. It has existed for centuries and affects a myriad of people...

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease is a slowly progressive, degenerative disorder of the brain that eventually results in abnormal brain function and death. The disease was first...

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive and irreversible brain disease that destroys mental and physical functioning in human beings, and invariably leads to death. It...

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