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  • Graves Disease: A Literature Review

    Graves Disease is a condition within the immune system that appears as a result of the thyroid gland producing an overabundance of hormones. Deception occurs within the immune system of our body, eliciting a release of false, abnormal antibodies that are trying to imitate the normal chemical thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH, by latching to the thyroid hormone receptor, TSHR, on the epithelial cells of the thyroid gland (Jin, Lawless, Sehgal, & Mchenry, 2012). This latching produces a plethora of thyroid hormones, T3 and T4, a process called hyperthyroidism (Prabhakar, 2013). Hypertrophy or goiter cells, are also stimulated due to the binding and activation of the TSHR (Menconi, Marcocci, & Marino, 2014). The mimicking results in an overproduction…

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  • Graves Disease Analysis

    and Nursing Interventions for Graves’ Disease According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) (2012), “Graves’ disease, also known as toxic goiter, is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States”. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) than the body needs. The thyroid gland helps control how the body uses energy. When there is a problem with the thyroid becoming…

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  • Graves Disease Research Paper

    Introduction Graves' disease, or toxic diffuse goiter, is an autoimmune disease where too much activity of the thyroid gland causes an overproduction of thyroid hormones such as T3 and T4. The disease is known for resulting in hyperthyroidism (an over active thyroid) which causes an enlarged thyroid and eye problems among other things. A large amount of different conditions and effectors can cause hyperthyroidism, but Graves' disease has shown to be one of the two most common. The disease can…

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  • Reflection On The Cahokian Burial Practices

    specialization of burials Brown separates the burials into three main categories, disarticulated, partly disarticulated, and articulated. Once these are broken down and each burial’s specializations measured, he concluded that the partly disarticuated remains and the articulated remains are on average unspecualized (Brown, 1971, p. 98). This charcteristic shows less manipulation of the body after death for those in burials with less protected and elaborate burials. To even further the evidence…

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  • Summary Of Cry By Zulema

    surroundings, which prompts her to recall certain things which eventually lead her to recall the time Mariana took Zulema and the narrator to see Isabella’s grave for the first time, with the narrator mentioning how she had felt anxious which prompted her to wonder if Zulema had felt the same way. This is a telling part of the story as it gives more indication as to how close the narrator was to her aunt that she was able to share such an intimate moment with them, and prompted the narrator to…

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  • Anointing In The Middle Ages

    Popular belief was that the soul could rest only when the body has been laid in a proper grave. The period from the fifth to the tenth century the sarcophagi fell out of use and became very limited to the wealthy and prominent Christians in Roman society. By the Middle Ages sarcophagi were rarely used and were beyond the reach of the majority of Christian members. Likewise, catacombs and underground burial places were out of date during the eighth and ninth centuries, despite the importance of…

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  • Cultural Genocide Essay

    the cemeteries is that they are able to memorialize individuals so the identity of the deceased is enshrined within the site. To do so, the gravesite must be divided by roads and paths and each grave must have its own ‘address”, giving the families a sense of control over that particular part of land where the grave is present. In the past cemeteries offered families rights over burial plots so the remains of the deceased would never be removed. Additionally, apart from the certain physical…

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  • Burial 10 Observation

    In the Mystery Cemetery excavation, all attributes and artifacts are greatly interconnected and useful in order to form logical inferences and observations regarding age, sex, and status. Quick assumptions from individual artifacts would be impossible seeing that one object leads to another, which then correlates to my conclusions for every grave site. The most important grave site that allows all of my observations to be plausible is Burial 10. Because of Burial 10, I am able to determine the…

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  • Butler Cemetery Essay

    Butler Cemetery Little is known of Butler Cemetery except its location on Country Drive in Bourg on the left descending bank of Bayou Terrebonne. It is believed to hold about 10 old graves in a heavily wooded area. Dugas Cemetery Dugas Cemetery, on the former grounds of St. John the Baptist Chapel in lower Montegut, was once property owned by the widow of Jean Baptiste Dugas, Reynalda Naquin, and her son Eusebee. They donated the property in 1859 to the Roman Catholic Church for the…

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  • Rhetorical Pathos In Abraham Lincoln's The Gettysburg Address

    About one hundred and fifty-five years ago, Abraham Lincoln gave “The Gettysburg Address” on a blood soaked battlefield in Pennsylvania (Brown). “The Gettysburg Address” was first verbalized months after the battle of Gettysburg at a service to dedicate the opening of the national cemetery (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica). Lincoln’s Address was spoken to the citizens and soldiers of the union in the wake of the second invasion of the North by Robert E. Lee (The Battle of Gettysburg Facts…

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