Gastroenteritis

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  • Love In The Time Of Cholera Summary

    The story started when Dr. Juvenal Urbino went to the house and examine the dead body of his close friend, Jeremiah Saint-Amour, he killed himself at age of sixty. While examining the room of Jeremiah Saint-Amour, Dr. Juvenal Urbino noticed a bunch of letters that was intended to be sent to him and after reading those letters which contained instructions where to get the money for his burial, Dr. Juvenal Urbino asked the officer and the medical student with him to start fixing the papers for the…

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  • Waste Dumpsites Case Study

    Bacterial community of some waste dumpsites in Lagos, Nigeria Moro, D.D.1, Bello, H.A.2 and Akano, S.O.3 1. Department of Microbiology, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State, Nigeria. 2. Department of Science Technology,Gateway Polytechnic, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria. 3. Department of Medical Microbiology, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Bacteriological…

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  • Life Expectancy In Ancient Rome

    this there were various diseases that killed a lot of people because of the overall poor living conditions and there was no antibiotics or other vital medicines that could help fight off the diseases and illnesses. Common diseases were cholera, gastroenteritis, hepatitis and typhoid. During ancient Rome a vast number of women and babies didn’t survive childbirth around…

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  • Water Sanitation In Nepal Essay

    percent of the population has access to basic sanitation, those without access rely on local surface water sources like rivers for bathing and washing clothes. Nepal faces a high number of water-borne diseases such as diarrhea, dysentery, typhoid, gastroenteritis and cholera. According to the Department of Water Supply and Sewerage in Nepal, even though an estimated 80% of the total population has access to drinking water, but that is not safe to drink. In some of the rural regions of Nepal…

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  • Bowel Cancer Research Paper

    Bowel cancer is the term used for a cancerous tumour that presents itself in the large bowel and can go by other names such as colon or rectal cancer depending on where it starts from, it also includes rectal cancer. It can also present itself in the small intestine. Around 1 in 20 people residing in the United Kingdom will develop a form of bowel cancer and about 40,000 cases of bowel cancer are diagnosed each year. There are four sections to the bowel in which cancer can develop in any of them…

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  • Homelessness: The Problem Of Being Homeless

    Homelessness describes the situation of an individual or family without secure, permanent, appropriate housing, or the immediate prospect, means and ability of acquiring it, which is the result of societal or systematic barriers, a lack of affordable housing, the individual/household’s financial, rational, emotional, behavioral or physical challenges, and/or racism and inequity. The experience of being homeless is generally gloomy, undesirable, stressful and frightening. Some news has arisen…

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  • Bottlefeeding Benefits

    protect babies from the risk of becoming overweight in later years. Breast milk benefits babies because it provides immunological protection on infants and reduces rates of hospital admissions for illness that are related to diarrhea, pneumonia, gastroenteritis, bronchitis, ear infection and colic. Breastfed infants are also less likely to face death in infancy. Breastfeeding helps the growth of nerves and the intestinal tract of the newborns, which increases the speed of weight and size gain.…

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  • Antibiotics And Bad Bacteria

    In an effort to defend themselves, many organisms in the macroscopic world have developed lightning-fast reflexes, sharp claws, or clenchable fists. Animals use their adaptations to help them survive in nature. In the microscopic world, however, organisms such as bacteria and fungi do not have the ability to ward off enemies with brute force, so they have to produce chemical defenses. In the case of fungi, specifically the Penicillium genus, their chemical defenses are against bacteria, in the…

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  • Factory Farming In America

    When thinking of where the meat in the supermarket comes from, one might imagine a grassy farm with healthy livestock that was raised by a family. Sadly, this happy image that’s plastered on our products and shown in cartoons is a mere ploy for the customers of the meat and dairy industry. The reality is a gruesome scene of poultry, pigs, and cattle being forced into confined spaces where they suffer every day. A vast majority of farms in the United States focus on producing the largest amount…

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  • Abdominal Pain Case Study

    tenderness in the epigastrium are the cardinal features of peptic ulcération. Vomiting may also occur, especially with a gastric ulcer. Bleeding may be seen in gastritis following alcohol or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug INSAID) consumption. Gastroenteritis is inflammation ofthe intestine from an infective cause. Symptoms include diarrhoea, vomiting and generalised colicky abdominal pain. Patients may tolerate these symptoms well although severe cases can cause the patient to become…

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