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    Ashley X: the battle of Growth attenuation Ashley X is nine years-old and is severely disabled due to a disorder called static encephalopathy. Because of this disability her brain is affected leaving her to be physically and cognitively impaired. Ashley’s mindset is the same as a 3-6-month-old baby. To treat her disease her parents decided to use a treatment that’s normally used to stimulate the growth of an individual called Growth Attenuation. Along with the growth attenuation, they decided to have a hysterectomy, estrogen therapy, and an appendectomy. This form of treatment to me is unethical, unnecessary and as a human her rights were violated. However, Gary L. Stein and Sandy walker would agree that this form of treatment has improved…

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    Blue’s Growth Attenuation Therapy: an Ethical Analysis Caring for a child with severe disabilities is a great challenge for caretakers who aim to provide the best life for the child with accessible resources. For some, Growth Attenuation Therapy (GAT) is perceived as a useful tool for not only improving the care provided by the caretaker, but also the quality of life for the child. This is the case with a child named Blue who suffers various disabilities, such as brittle bone disease, seizure…

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    thesis) The author attempts to confront an idea that China is surpassing the United States in economic growth. As a result of globalization the United States maintains its hegemonic status in international politics. Despite recovering from the financial crisis of 2008, at the time of writing this article, the author predicted that the United States will be able to sustain its leading position…

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    Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of 2014). M. Hasna states that sustainability is a function of social, economic, technological and ecological themes(M. Hasna,2007). In the following parts of this essay, measures targeting sustainable development will be analyzed with reference to China. In this essay, three aspects of sustainable development will be discussed. They are economic development, social development and environmental protection and…

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    whatever it may be, by letting it change us or we change it. However this particular situation, overpopulation is something that can and will conquer us. To find balance, I believe that something will happen , a catastrophe on a global scale that will eradicate the extra human bodies. Overpopulation is problematic because it will cause further problems like poverty, shortage of resources, and affect the environment around us. Let us address the first problem, poverty in the world. Poverty…

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    drugs is used by athletes to build mass and muscle strength. Examples of such drugs are anabolic steroids and human growth hormone. Anabolic steroids, synthetically derived from testosterone, have become one of the most commonly used drugs in many sports. They encourage muscle growth by making new protein through the stimulation of bone and muscle cells. The list of steroids is extensive and includes androstenedione, stanozolol, and tetrahydrogestrinone. To quote Robert Voy, former Chief…

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    1. Introduction 1.1 Background of the study Coaching is seen as a key element in the success of individuals and organisations (Neale et al., 2009; Bueno, 2010), and in helping people generate new knowledge and conduct social transformation in today’s complex society (Stelter, 2014). Moreover, coaching has a widespread form of development which has attracted much attention from scholars and practitioners (Ellinger and Kim, 2014), and it has become prevalent worldwide in academia and the business…

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    The term, “resource curse” was first coined by Richard Auty (1990). It is used to describe how countries endowed with rich natural resources were unable to experience exponential economic growth as compared to countries with little or no natural resources. In particular, there is limited understanding on the influence of transmission channels of resource abundance on economic growth, especially when it comes to oil wealth. This literature review aims to examine the existing transmission…

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    diseases every year. (Toronto 's Vital Signs, 2015) Moreover, Dr. David McKeown (2007), Toronto medical officer of health, believes that the air pollution will be exaggerated by the effect of climate change and will further exacerbate the related burden of illness. Thus, as we have seen the 2013 horrible effect of climate change in Toronto, it is no doubt that there is still a lot to be concerned about. Specifically, from several studies, it shows that urban structure, increase in urban…

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    When people are seeking new opportunities in other countries, China and India is popular choices for investor as the two most populous on the Earth. Both are emerging economies that have illustrated average GDP growth greater than 7 percent over the few years*. Noticeably, both India and China are largest avoided by the global economics crisis in 2010,maintaining above GDP growth when western countries are suffering economics contraction. Despite of successful changes, we still need to…

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