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    Viruses are miniscule organisms which are too small to be seen with a normal microscope. Invented in the 1940s, the electron microscope allowed scientists to see that a virus is nothing more than a core of genetic material (RNA or DNA), concealed in a protective protein coat. The tiny agents of disease are not referred to as living things, due to the fact that they cannot replicate on their own. They must attack the cells of another living organism and take over the cells' machinery to then make…

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    In her speech, The Ultimate Gift, Jennifer Conrad attempts to use Monroe’s Motivational Sequence in her speech to convince her classmates to donate blood regularly. She utilizes statistics and an anecdote to bring her point home. She provides the students with a clear way for them to help. Unfortunately, her condescending tone, lack of sensitivity towards a diverse audience, and lack of source citations reduced the effectiveness of her speech Overall I would not consider Ms. Conrad’s delivery…

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    Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis, Pediatric Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare brain condition that develops months or years after a measles infection. It usually starts before age 20 and gets worse over time. SSPE causes brain swelling (encephalitis) and a loss of the protective covering that surrounds nerves (demyelination). It leads to a gradual loss of mental and physical abilities. CAUSES This condition is caused by the measles virus. RISK FACTORS This condition is…

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    Psoriasis

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    Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition in which the body develops new skin cells faster than it can shed off, resulting in thick, dry and itchy patches of skin. There are several types of Psoriasis, and the condition affects both men and women of all ages and races, even celebrity like super model CariDee English. Although there are no cures for Psoriasis, there are treatments available to offer significant relief. The cause of Psoriasis is unknown, but it is believed that your immune system…

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    Research Paper On Pelvis

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    The pelvis is a bone that is found in both males and female skeletons. Although this bone is found in both sexes, the do differentiate from one another. The pelvis in a female has a structure built to help the female carry the baby during the pregnancy and during labor, so the pelvis is wider than that of the males. In the male skeleton, the pelvis is taller and narrower. The pelvis in males does have more of a structure to it. It is built to help males carry a heavier weight; therefore, the…

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    Herpes Simplex Essay

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    Genital herpes is one the most common sexually transmitted disease that is caused by the herpes simplex virus. The herpes simplex virus is a double stranded DNA virus that belongs to the herpesviridae family (Garland 2014). There are two classification of this virus, the HSV-1 and HSV-2. The HSV-2 is the type that usually causes genital herpes, but there has been an increase of genital herpes caused by the HSV-1 type in recent times. This literature review is going to be study the causes,…

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    Nasopharyngeal Cancer

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    rare type of head and neck cancer. It starts in the upper part of your throat, behind the nose. This area is called the nasopharynx. The nasopharynx is precariously placed at the base of your skull, above the roof of your mouth. Your nostrils open into the nasopharynx. When you breathe, air flows through your nose into your throat and nasopharynx, and eventually into your lungs. Nasopharyngeal cancer is also called nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). Scientists are not sure what exactly causes…

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    Pox Virus

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    Pox virus is a double DNA virus that is best characterized by lesions that appear on the skin. The virus is identified using an electron microscope to find the brick shaped virions (King 2012). The use of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) can identify which subfamily and genus the strand of pox virus is classified under. The family Poxviridae can be split into two subfamilies Chordopoxvirinae (vertebrate pox virus) and Entomopoxvirinae (insect pox virus) (Bracht et al 2005, King 2012). The…

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    What is STI? It is Sexual Transmitted Infection. It's been pronounced as a type of disease often passes from one person to other through unprotected sexual contact. There are millions of people as such who are infected by Sexual Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and still unaware of it. For them, there is STI clinic available in the country. Infected patents are initially diagnosed at these clinics by the sex consultants who deal with the diagnosis followed by right treatment. Several symptoms are…

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    Herpes Labialis Essay

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    Introduction: Herpes Labialis, also known as the cold sore, is characterized by painful clusters of clear blisters on or around the mouth, and is often accompanied with fever. The disease is usually caused by the virus HSV-1, or herpes simplex type 1, but can also be caused by HSV-2. In a previous study, it was found that 67.6% of Americans possessed antibodies for HSV-1, establishing HSV-1 as an exceptionally prevalent virus even in developed countries 9. The virus is spread through skin to…

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