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In spite of the advances in the understanding of how malaria is caused, spread, and effects the human body, Malaria still remains a serious public health problem, affecting nearly 2.4 billion or forty percent of the population of the world, emphasis on countries in the tropical… (2). The parasitic protozoa species of the plasmodium genus is responsible for…
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Diseases
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According to a survey carried out by The Department of ecology, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, the prevalence of Lyme disease in Denmark is approximately 4,98% (Matthews, 2012).… The CDC estimates that there are approximately 300 strains of Lyme disease (Matthews, 2012). Characteristics of the disease: Lyme disease is a bacterial infection…
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Chronic Diseases
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Chronic Diseases Author Institutional Affiliation Chronic Diseases Most of us probably suffer from a disease or another, or perhaps we know relatives or someone suffering from a heart disease or diabetes, or asthma. These and other diseases are called chronic diseases and have one thing in common: they are of long duration and are not curable.… There is no…
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Cardiovascular Diseases
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Cardiovascular diseases are a collection of diseases affecting the circulatory system which include the heart and the blood vessels – arteries and veins. These diseases may be present at birth (congenital) or may arise in early or adult life. … Cardiovascular diseases Though infectious diseases are still a menace in many parts of the world, in the recent…
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Genetic diseases
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Mainly, these abnormalities may range from a small mutation in a lone gene to either addition or substation of the entire set of chromosomes (Chantal… The latter mode of inheritance entails involvement of environmental factors besides multiple genes’ alterations in an individual’s body. For illustration, different genes that cause breast cancer where…
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Skin Diseases
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People with Psoriasis skin disease are likely to experience symptoms that include having red patches of skin on the affected area with these parts being covered by silvery scales. For children who have Psoriasis, it is common for the affected areas of their skin to have small… The symptoms of Psoriasis skin disease may also include having ridged, thickened and…
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Voluntary Diseases
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Voluntary diseases are rampant in modern day society. Based on lifestyles persons succumb to diseases they could avoid if they dropped their negative lifestyle. Diseases related to smoking, drug abuse and immorality have been cited as the most rampant voluntary diseases.… In most instances voluntary diseases have been based on the same level as the ordinary…
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Human Diseases
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The victim of the Parkinson’s disease gradually loses his/her ability to control body movements. It is assumed that most patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease… Tremors are seen in the hands, fingers, and forearm of the patients when the limb is at rest. Rigidity, poor balance, and Parkinsonian gait are some other common symptoms seen along with this…
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Communicable Diseases
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With the passage of time, more and more dangerous and lethal diseases have surfaced and spread like wildfire. These diseases and man’s means of combating them have evolved through the… “Infectious diseases” have affected man at every stage of his evolution, but it is only recently that he has begun to understand that these diseases are not the result of…
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Wildlife Diseases
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The white nose syndrome, first identified in a cave in Schoharie County, New York, on February 2006, is said to be the cause of death of at least 5-7 million North American bats.The paper discovers the direct causes of the disease and its impact on population … Research has shown that the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans is the primary cause of the disease.…
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Communicable Diseases
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A 2010 study by Jemmott and colleagues examined the ability of community-based organizations to deliver a combined HIV/STD risk reduction intervention. The treatment used had already demonstrated general efficacy, and was randomly delivered to approximately half of over 1700… These improvements were still strong up to one year following the program, and…
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Nosocomial Diseases
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Thesis: Although hospital acquired infections (also known as nosocomial infections) are a rising trend in clinical medicine, there are a number of ways in which clinical staff can prevent and tackle the influence of these infections in hospitals, nursing homes and other medical… Giving such a thorough overview is useful in tackling most of the basic knowledge…
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Cardiovascular Diseases
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The incidence of cardiovascular risk factors in the form of diabetes, obesity, dyslipidaemia and hypertension are often considered as the metabolic syndrome. It is reported that almost 29 percent of global deaths occurring is from the Cardio vascular diseases with majority of causalities being reported from the low and middle income countries (WHO, ).…
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Human Diseases
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Nursing Human diseases (College) Human diseases I. Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the central nervous system which mainly affects brain and spinal cord. The victim of the Parkinson’s disease gradually loses his/her ability to control body movements.… Bradykinesia or slowly voluntary movement is one of the major symptoms of this…
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Communicable diseases
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It is a disease that results in many deaths in the world compared to other infectious diseases. This is in connection with its mode of transmission; it spreads from a… Approximately 2 billion persons in the world are infected with TB. In the United States (US) for instance, almost 15 million people are infected with TB. When it becomes active, TB kills 60% of…
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Organisms & Diseases
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This virus causes viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) (W.H.O. 12). This fever is extremely severe in humans, whenever it attacks. This viral hemorrhagic fever is known to have up to 90% fatality rate. The fever is common in West Africa… This applies to both humans and animals. The first case of Ebola occurred in 1976. It happened through two simultaneous outbreaks,…
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Vertebral Column Degenerative Diseases
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Vertebral Column Degenerative Diseases Name: Institution: Vertebral Column Degenerative Diseases Vertebral column degenerative diseases entail a group of conditions or disorders involving loss of the typical configuration and functions of the intervertebral disc or spine.… As years advance, the discs tend to weaken and flatten, signifying the onset of…
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HIV and Communicable diseases
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Authors Schreibman and Friedland (2003) in their research article Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Prevention: Strategies for Clinicians claim that the spread of HIV AIDS, a communicable disease did brought a number of challenges for the international health institutions.… The efforts that it takes to diagnose an individual with HIV and further its…
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Cardio-vascular Diseases (CVDs)
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Cardio-vascular Diseases (CVDs) Introduction It is needless to say that the normal functioning of the heart is the most important health aspect because it is the organ responsible for the consistent support to the life of the complete body through the circulatory system that regulates the supply of oxygen to all the cells in the body.… This report is made…
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Diabetic Eye Diseases
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In the paper “Diabetic Eye Diseases” the author analyzes the problems pertaining to eyes that arise in the diabetic patients. Chances of having eye complications like glaucoma, cataracts, retinopathy and many more, increase almost double in diabetic patients as compared to others.… High blood sugar and other abnormal metabolic activities damage the…
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Prevention of chronic diseases
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Prevention of Chronic Diseases Date Abstract The United States of America spends 75 percent of its health budget every year in the treatment of chronic diseases (CDC, 2013). In addition to leading to burgeoning health care costs and compromising quality of life, chronic diseases are the leading causes of disability and deaths in the United States.… The…
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Infectious Diseases and Antibiotics
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Infectious diseases and Antibiotics Infectious diseases or communicable diseases caused by the growth of microorganism such as a virus, bacterium, prion, protozoa or fungus in human body. One of the major problems associated with infectious diseases is the ability of such diseases to spread from one person to another within in a short period of time.…
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Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals
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This paper “Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals” is going to discuss how the transmission spreads and how to contain the problem. There are various ways through which communicable diseases are transmitted though intestinal discharges.… These respiratory diseases entail influenza (flu), pneumonia, tuberculosis (TB) and common cold…
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Emerging Viral Diseases
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Emerging viral diseases The emergence and re-emergence of new and previously known viral disease can get attributed to the following; genetic/biological factors, human behavior, environmental factors, and ecological factors (Beltz 50).… The modification of the given genetic makeup of the host has also contributed to make them…
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Sexually transmitted diseases: full protection prophylactic
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In the paper “Sexually transmitted diseases: full protection prophylactic” the author discusses the diseases that are transmitted sexually or often termed as the venereal diseases. These diseases have their origins in the infectious organisms.… Till date medical researchers have been able in identifying about 20 different infectious diseases…
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