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Erectyle Disfunction
Erectyle Disfunction
Erectyle disfunction Anonymous Will we ever be able to produce something capable of making us reach the optimum of one of humankind's most basic needs? Will there always be a side effect? Since the beginnings of civilization, people have been obsessed about their sexuality. Men and women have always tried to achieve a maximum amount of pleasure in any possible way. For human beings this is obtained through the orgasm. Humans usually attain this is goal through sexual intercourse or masturbation.
The Bottle-Nosed Dolphin
The Bottle-Nosed Dolphin
The Bottle-Nosed Dolphin Righteous- The Bottle-nosed Dolphin is the most studied and generally the best-known species of dolphin. Bottle-nosed dolphins are classified Tursiops truncates in scientific name, and belong to the family Delphinidae, in the suborder Odontoceti, order Cetacea. This animal is a very intelligent individual. Bottle-nosed dolphins are commonly found in zoos or marine parks because of their capability to perform tricks. They can jump through hoops 5 meters high because of
The Human Eye
The Human Eye
The Human Eye [email protected] The Eye is the organ of sight. Eyes enable people to perform daily tasks and to learn about the world that surrounds them. Sight, or vision, is a rapidly occurring process that involves continuous interaction between the eye, the nervous system, and the brain. When someone looks at an object, what he/she is really seeing is the light that the object reflects, or gives off. This reflected light passes through the lens and falls on to the retina of the e
Beer: The Production History And Consumption Of Beer
Beer: The Production History And Consumption Of Beer
Beer: The Production History and Consumption Of Beer Dan James The first and most important step in brewing is cleanliness. Brewing is ninety percent janitorial, said Frederick Bowman, founder of Portland Brewing. (Bowman) The first step in the actual brewing process is malting. Malting is what is done to the barley to prepare it for brewing. The steps of the malting process release the starches that are contained in the barley, while minimizing haze and off-flavors. Grain is allowed to soak i
The Bay Of Pigs Invasion
The Bay Of Pigs Invasion
The Bay of Pigs Invasion Anonymous The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers and ironically 34 years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castro, is stil
Heart Attacks
Heart Attacks
Heart Attacks NCMW A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to a portion of the heart muscle is severely reduced or stopped. This happens when one of the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle is blocked by an obstruction. This blockage can be due to a condition called atherosclerosis (a build up of fatty like substance along the wall of the artery), a blood clot or a coronary vessel spasm along with a total obstruction. If the blood supply to a portion of the heart stops, that area o
Nicholas: The Last Tsar
Nicholas: The Last Tsar
Nicholas: The Last Tsar NCMW In his book, The Last Tsar, Edvard Radzinsky describes a very interesting viewpoint of the life and death of Nicholas Alexandrovich, the last Russian Tsar. Radzinsky's illustration of this ill-fated monarch follows the diaries of Nicholas from their beginning on March 1, 1881, to the final entry on July 16, 1918.1 Radzinsky mainly goes over pre-marital relationship between Nicholas and Alexandra, the medical condition of Nicholas' son, Alexei, and the imprisonment an
Death Penalty
Death Penalty
Death Penalty Conrad Lyons Electric chair, gas chamber, lethal injection, firing squad, hanging, guillotine, and garroting. When you hear these words what do you think of? Do you feel frightened? When some hear these words they tend to say, Oh they deserve it. In the court system that is not always the case. The question you always have to ask yourself is what did the accused do and do they deserve the death penalty? What is bad enough to deserve death? Are their certain crimes that do and th
The Seven-Years War
The Seven-Years War
The Seven-Years War Unknown The word privateer conjures a romantic image in the minds of most Americans. Tales of battle and bounty pervade the folklore of privateering, which has become a cherished, if often overlooked part of our shared heritage. Legends were forged during the battle for American independence, and these men were understandably glorified as part of the formation of our national identity. The fact of the matter is that the vast majority of these men were common opportunists, i
The War In Vietnam
The War In Vietnam
The War in Vietnam Unknown The Vietnam War, the nation's longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of direct U.S. military participation in Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U.S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, enough money to fund urban renewal projects in every major American city. Despite these enormous costs and their accompanying public and private trauma for the American people, the U
The Occupation Of Japan
The Occupation Of Japan
The Occupation of Japan Unknown The occupation of Japan was, from start to finish, an American operation. General Douglans MacArthur, sole supreme commander of the Allied Power was in charge. The Americans had insufficient men to make a military government of Japan possible; so t hey decided to act through the existing Japanese gobernment. General Mac Arthur became, except in name, dictator of Japan. He imposed his will on Japan. Demilitarization was speedily carried out, demobilization of the f
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Heart Disease Unknown It is the time of progress. The time of supercomputers, space shuttles, and many other wonders of technology. We have walked on the moon. We do our shopping at home via Internet navigation. We can not only talk with, but we can see the person we are talking to thousands of miles away. It is mankind's greatest hour. Yet sadly, it is also our time of dying. Strange that no matter how advanced our society has become, our nation's health hasn't caught up. After all, heart disea
Hypertension
Hypertension
Hypertension Unknown Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. A normal blood pressure is 120/80. A blood pressure reading higher or equal to 140/90 is considered abnormally high. Elevated blood pressure means your heart is working harder than normal, putting both your heart and arteries under great strain. High blood pressure is serious business. On average, people with uncontrolled hypertension are: - Seven times more likely to have a stroke. - Six times more likely to develop
The Importance Of Animal Research
The Importance Of Animal Research
The Importance Of Animal Research Unknown Research on animals is important in understanding diseases and developing ways to prevent them. The polio vaccine, kidney transplants, and heart surgery techniques have all been developed with the help of animal research. Through increased efforts by the scientific community, effective treatments for diabetes, diphtheria, and other diseases have been developed with animal testing. Animal research has brought a dramatic progress into medicine. With the he
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Heart Disease Unknown INTRODUCTION In today's society, people are gaining medical knowledge at quite a fast pace. Treatments, cures, and vaccines for various diseases and disorders are being developed constantly, and yet, coronary heart disease remains the number one killer in the world. The media today concentrates intensely on drug and alcohol abuse, homicides, AIDS and so on. What a lot of people are not realizing is that coronary heart disease actually accounts for about 80% of all sudden de
The Human Heart
The Human Heart
The Human Heart Unknown Abstract: Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary defines the heart as the viscus of cardiac muscle that maintains the circulation of the blood. It is divided into four cavities; two atria and two ventricles. The left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the lungs. From there the blood passes to the left ventricle, which forces it via the aorta, through the arteries to supply the tissues of the body. The right atrium receives the blood after it has passed through the
The Human Brain
The Human Brain
The Human Brain Unknown INTRODUCTION The human body is divided into many different parts called organs. All of the parts are controlled by an organ called the brain, which is located in the head. The brain weighs about 2.75 pounds, and has a whitish-pink appearance. The brain is made up of many cells, and is the control centre of the body. The brain flashes messages out to all the other parts of the body. The messages travel in very fine threads called nerves. The nerves and the brain make up a
Heart attack
Heart attack
Heart Attacks Heart Attacks ? ? Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in the United States. Everyday approximately 1,500 people die from heart attacks. ? Thousands more suffer crippling effects of some form, and remain disabled for the rest of their lives. ? A simple definition of a heart attack is a sudden failure of the heart resulting from an occlusion or obstruction of a coronary artery. ? Basically, this means the heart is no longer receiving the blood supply it needs to function pro
What are the reasons for, and broader implications of, the slow progre
What are the reasons for, and broader implications of, the slow progre
What are the reasons for, and broader implications of, the slow progress of Turkey's bid to join the EU? Nothing illustrates better the loss of impulse in the enlargement project than the European Union's relations with Turkey, which is the longest-standing membership applicant. The EU's relations with Turkey have historically been problematic and the member states have been divided over how to handle the country. Turkey is a member of NATO and the Council of Europe and it is located in a very v
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure Chemical injury to the lungs can result in an imbalance in the gases involved in respiration, carbon dioxide and oxygen. After chemical injury to the lungs, the lungs many times go into a chronic state of hyperventilation, constantly breathing 2-3 times more than the metabolic need. This disturbs the body pH and the smooth muscle function, which can result in lung dysfunction. This lung dysfunction is many times labeled as reactive airway disorder, occupational asthma, b
Artificial Blood
Artificial Blood
Artificial Blood Artificial Blood A continuous supply of donated blood is vital for modern medicine. But the ever-increasing worry over blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis has started the search for an artificial option. As might be expected, finding a blood substitute has proved very hard, two research teams report how some of the biggest remaining problems might be overcome. Most attempts to find a suitable alternative to blood have concentrated on cell-free haemoglobin solutions. H
0610 BIOLOGY
0610 BIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS International General Certificate of Secondary Education MARK SCHEME for the October/November 2005 question paper 0610 BIOLOGY 0610/02 Paper 2 (Core Theory), maximum mark 80 This mark scheme is published as an aid to teachers and students, to indicate the requirements of the examination. It shows the basis on which Examiners were initially instructed to award marks. It does not indicate the details of the discussions that took place at an Exami
Fitness choices
Fitness choices
Fitness choices Chapter 13 Overview Meanings of exercise A form of physical activity Relationship to fitness Fitness and its relationship to health The value that people place on exercise and fitness Changing attitudes to fitness Fitness as a commodity Individual fitness activities Power walking; Swimming; Running; Cycling; Weight training programs; Tai chi; Yoga Group fitness activities Aerobics; Aquarobics; Pump classes; Step classes; Circuit training; Team games; Exercise for specific groups
Azuria Medical Problems
Azuria Medical Problems
Azuria Medical Problems The state-run medical system has collapsed in Azuria, and only rudimentary care is available through NGOs (when they aren't being shot or kidnapped). Statistically there is supposed to be one doctor for every 4,640 people in Azuria. Diarrhea, communicable and parasitic diseases are rampant in the country. Chloroquine-resistant malaria is present in all parts of the country. Larium should be used for chemical prophylaxis. Cholera, dracunculiasis (Guinea worm), cutaneous a