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182 results for “Parkinsons Disease”.


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Case Study

Health

Parkinsons Disease

Words: 1393
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Case Study

Parkinson's disease impacts the human brain's dopamine-secreting nerve cells. Its symptoms include tremors, gait and speech modifications and muscle rigidity. The disease has no permanent cure; a patient of…

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Essay

Health - Nursing

Analyzing and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Words: 1887
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

PAKINSON'S DISEASE UNDESTANDING THE PAKINSON'S DISEASE Understanding Parkinson's disease Description Parkinson disease is a progressive neurological problem that affects people of all ages and races. It is a very…

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Research Paper

Health

Stem Cell Transplants Treat Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease

Words: 1386
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Abstract Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia, while Parkinson’s disease is known as a debilitating neurodegenerative disease that affects significantly more men than women. The two disorders have…

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Research Paper

Disease

Parkinson's Disease

Words: 1552
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder that has become the topic of much research lately. This neurological disease affects more than four million individuals around the world, making it…

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Term Paper

Disease

Parkinson's Disease

Words: 1430
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder which is primarily diagnosed in people aged 50 and above. This degenerative disease affects the muscular movement, creates tremor and increases posture rigidity.…

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Term Paper

Disease

Parkinson's Disease A Patients Perspective

Words: 1647
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Fortunately my father's symptoms early on have been quite mild thus far. With the exception of some slight tremors in the hands now, my father exhibits relatively few of…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Anatomy Parkinson's Disease Parkinson's Disease

Words: 672
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

There are around 60,000 Americans who are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease ever year, and this number does not take into account the thousands of cases that go unnoticed. Occurrence…

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Term Paper

Healthcare

The Public Policy About Parkinsons

Words: 1617
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Health Issues for the Aging One of the diseases that creates a burden on our health care system, especially among the aged, is Parkinson's disease. At present, there is…

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Article Review

Speech

Vowel Acoustics in Individuals with Parkison's

Words: 1558
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Article Review

Speech Science – Vowel Acoustics in People with Parkinson’s Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that contributes to the progressive decline of motor function because of loss of dopamine-creating…

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Research Paper

Disease

Parkinson Disease Is Considered to Be an

Words: 568
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Parkinson disease is considered to be an idiopathic condition. This means that there are no known cures and researchers are still trying to determine its primary causes. When someone…

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12 Pages
Essay

Health

Parkinson's disease

Words: 3144
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

Abstract This paper examines the impact of Parkinson’s disease on elderly (65+ years of age) Caucasian males. This is an underserved population in the U.S. 1% of all elderly…

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Essay

Disease

Parkinson's Disease a Brief Description of Parkinson's

Words: 1464
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Parkinson's Disease A Brief Description of Parkinson's Disease Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neuromuscular disorder that occurs in middle-age to older adults. The disorder has a mean beginning…

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Thesis

Disease

Parkinson's Disease Family and Cultural

Words: 1214
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

" (Fleming et al., 1994) B. Genetic Factors hile environmental factors are shown to increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease there are also specific mutations linked to the…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Use of Stem Cells in Parkinson's Patients

Words: 2013
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Stem Cell Research / Parkinson's Since Barack Obama has become president, the field of stem cell research has been given new life. One of Obama's campaign pledges was to…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Parkinson's Disease

Words: 2857
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Perampanel Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Physical Therapy as Interventions for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease Clinicians and researchers have been constantly searching for more information on how to…

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9 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Benefits of Rasagiline for Parkinson S Patients

Words: 2918
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

PAKINSON'S & ASAGILINE One of the drugs that has emerged as promising and at least somewhat effective in the treatment of Parkinson's disease is known as asagiline. This report…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Huntington's Disease Huntington's Chorea

Words: 2877
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Huntington's disease, also known as HD, is an uncommon degenerative disorder that greatly impacts the central nervous system of the individual. It is often characterized by surplus and unneeded…

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2 Pages
Essay

Disease

Neuromuscular Issues and Parkinson's Disease

Words: 736
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Anatomy: Parkinson's Disease Parkinson's disease is a central nervous system disease that is degenerative. It disrupts normal functioning at the cellular level by reducing the activity of cells that…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

How Huntington's Disease Affects Families

Words: 3858
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Huntington's disease affects families What is Huntington's disease, and how does it affect the patient and his family? How does one deal with the patient? Is there any cure…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease The Onset as

Words: 3283
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

What is worth noting here is the fact that behavior disturbances, ranging in severity from repeated questioning to physical violence, are common (National Institute of Mental Health, 1989). It…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Has Developed Into a Major

Words: 2636
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alzheimer's disease has developed into a major health concern for the elderly population throughout the world. This degenerative brain disorder was first described by Alois Alzheimer in 1907. Today…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Children of Parents With Parkinson's

Words: 2083
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Does she have faith that a more clear understanding of those problems among the medical establishment will become evident? "I wonder," she wrote, cryptically. HAT PARENTS HO HAVE…

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Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer's Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Words: 1174
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

In stage five, the affected person will begin to experience "major gaps in memory and deficits in cognitive function" and may require some type of assistance with "day-to-day activities…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Health - Nutrition

Important Factors in Treating Huntington's Disease Patients

Words: 6558
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Huntington's disease (HD) was the first autonomic dominant disorder for which genetic prediction became possible" (Harper, et al., 2000, Journal of Medical Genetics, p. 567). HD is a disease…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Psychology

The Book Addict and Disease Model

Words: 1359
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Addict, Michael Stein uses a case study approach to exhibit, analyze, and discuss addiction in general and how addiction impacts the lives of individuals specifically. The author takes into…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Medical and Medicine - Nursing

Strategies for Promoting Health or Managing Disease

Words: 2454
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Obesity A website for Current Nursing touts a health promotion model as espoused by Nola J. Pender, a former professor of nursing at the University of Michigan. The model's…

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2 Pages
Essay

Business - Ethics

Ethics and Parkinson's Disease Issues

Words: 738
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Conflict of Interest Should I, as principal investigator of a new drug that potentially could help those who suffer from Parkinson's disease, enroll my father, who has Parkinson's disease,…

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7 Pages
Essay

Disease

Brain Structures Systems Are Affected in

Words: 2651
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Alternatively, degeneration of the ascending cholinergic and catechola- minergic neuronal systems may contribute, at least in part, to the occurrence of this frontal-lobe-like symptomatology associated with Parkinson's disease. (Dubois…

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3 Pages
Essay

Disease

Comparing Cognitive Changes

Words: 956
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Cognitive Changes As people age, there are three main types of cognitive changes that can impair or alter cognitive functioning: mild cognitive impairment (MCI), Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's. All of…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Prions Proteinaceous Infectious Particles Recent Cases of

Words: 2056
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Prions: Proteinaceous Infectious Particles" Recent cases of Mad Cow Disease have focused the public attention on prion diseases and the small proteins that are believed to cause them. The…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Flavonoids the Benefits of Flavonoids

Words: 3595
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Another hypothesis that has just began to be explored by the academic community is the possibility that flavonoids may alter growth factor signaling, thus limiting the ability of the…

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6 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Dlb and Patient KM

Words: 2028
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

medication for patient named KM is Prothiaden. Prothiaden is used to treat depression as well as limit the feelings of anxiety in those taking it. The case file indicates…

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12 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Security Consulting Firm

Words: 3345
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Critical Pathway: Chronic enal Failure Advanced Pathophysiology egents Online Degree Program Critical Pathway: Chronic renal failure Chronic renal failure is often occasioned by chronic kidney disease, immune disorder, trauma…

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10 Pages
Essay

Health

Falls Among the Elderly Age GROUP1

Words: 2717
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Fall Among the Elderly Age Group Falls among the Elderly Age Group Biological Factors Unintentional falls Expected falls and unexpected falls isk Elements for Falls Outline of Several Different…

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15 Pages
Essay

Health

Older Adults Mental Health Approaches and Treatment Methods

Words: 4576
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Essay

Mental Health Treatment Approaches for Older AdultsOverview of mental health issues in the elderlyOld age is a natural occurrence for every human being, a stage in growth accompanied by…

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6 Pages
Research Proposal

Animals

Animal Experiments and Testing Pcrm

Words: 1765
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Mignini, Pradeep Jayaram, and Khalid S. Khan BMJ 2007 334: 97. Online available at http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7588/274 Perel, et al. (2007) states that only immediate preclinical testing of new drug therapies,…

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Term Paper

Health

Evaluating a Health Program

Words: 1732
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alzheimer’s Intervention Evaluation Introduction This paper provides a basic evaluation plan for evaluating a health program for elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. The health program focuses on designing and implementing…

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2 Pages
Essay

Nursing

Brain Development Disorders

Words: 627
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Anomic Aphasia is also known as nominal aphasia, dysnomia, and amnesic aphasia and refers to a disorder that generates difficulties in recalling names or words. This brain disorder is…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Basal Ganglia

Words: 926
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Basal Ganglia The control of motor movement progresses from mastery of gross movement to fine motor control as humans develop (Wilson, 2013). This progression depends on the maturation of…

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10 Pages
Case Study

Disease

Cardiovascular Case Study Management

Words: 3112
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Case Study

Although the severities of congestive signs may be similar, medical evaluation should be instructed to determine whether there is accompanying proof of cardiovascular disease. Physical proof of cardiovascular disease…

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Article Critique

Disease

Healthcare the Exelon Patch and

Words: 1370
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Article Critique

. 4. What is the advantage of a "patch"? Evidently, the drug rivastigmine causes gastrointestinal side effects, but the patch allows only a small amount to be steadily absorbed…

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2 Pages
Essay

Disease

Neurotransmitters Are Chemicals Endogenously Produced in the

Words: 664
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Neurotransmitters are chemicals endogenously produced in the body for the purpose of sending stimulus across from one neuron to the other through the synapse. Neurotransmitters, packaged in synaptic vessels,…

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6 Pages
Assessment

Disease

Stem Cells Are Non-Specializing Cells

Words: 1687
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Assessment

Dimitrios Karussis and Ibrahim Kassis, in the article, "Use of Stem Cells for Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis," conclude, "In the current review, the various types of stem cells, which…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Kuru Sorcery

Words: 3293
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Kuru Sorcery in New Guinea Introduction to Shirley indenbaum The author of Kuru Sorcery: Disease and Danger in the New Guinea Highlands, Shirley indenbaum, is a cultural anthropologist and…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Disease

Christian Counseling

Words: 901
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

Mr. H Korea Mr. H case study What is the client's most prominent presenting issues (that is, what seems to take priority as being wrong)? Mr. H has shown…

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Essay

Disease

Christopher Reeve Case Study Christopher

Words: 950
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

hat treatments did the individual seek? ere any available at the time? Reeve had to have a major operation a few days after his accident to replace the shattered…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Disorder

Words: 1743
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This may consist of arising and seating in chairs securely. Following the progressive characteristics of this illness, all people gradually lose their capability simply to move and will need…

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Journal

Disease

Solomon N Mckee A And Garcia-Barry S

Words: 743
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Journal

Solomon, N., McKee, A. And Garcia-Barry, S. (2001). Intensive voice treatment and respiration treatment for hypokinetic-spastic dysarthria after traumatic brain injury. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. (10) 51-64. What…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Grumpier Old Men This Movie

Words: 2869
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Not only that, the results of eating badly is harmful. Holland and Barrett magazine reports: "If your diet isn't as balanced as you'd hope for, there's a chance you…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Disease

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to

Words: 2115
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

3.3 Data Collection Is maternal UE3A active following iPS treatment: Data will be gathered on the iPS-treated mice via positron emission tomography, and in vivo brain slice preparation, and…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Stem Cells Are a Hot Topic for

Words: 1341
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Stem cells are a hot topic for the media today because our understanding of them has potential for incredible scientific advances in the field of biotechnology, yet we struggle…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Stem Cells Without a Doubt One of

Words: 2215
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Stem Cells ithout a doubt, one of the most controversial topics of popular discourse is stem cell research. Indeed, one would be hard pressed to peruse the newspaper or…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Baldness and Thinning Hair Are Common and

Words: 1673
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

aldness and thinning hair are common and the ultimate fate of almost all men and women as they age. In fact, hair loss is genetic in origin, and as…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Schizophrenia Affects the Brain Person & Family

Words: 1596
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Schizophrenia Affects the Brain, Person, & Family This paper looks at the how schizophrenia affects the brain, the person, & the family, also looking at the history of the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Altering the Universe From Gutenberg to Biotech

Words: 1421
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Altering the Universe: From Gutenberg to Biotech Revolution is in the air. hile the digital revolution is transforming our view of the universe, the biotech revolution has the potential…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Stem Cells Since it Is

Words: 550
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The primary roles of adult stem cells in a living organism are to maintain and repair the tissue in which they are found." (Info 2006) Adult stem cells are…

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Essay

Disease

Evidence-Based Care for Urinary Incontinence

Words: 2065
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

The condition was shown to be the second-most common cause of older adults being institutionalized because of the inordinately demanding nature of caring for them that is typically beyond…

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3 Pages
Essay

Disease

Stem Cell Policies Scientific Breakthrough

Words: 914
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

This controversial decision drew all kinds of reactions from different groups on each side of the issue. Some adversaries of hESC research expressed admiration for the decision limiting research…

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Essay

Disease

Stem Cell Cience Must Be

Words: 852
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Unfortunately, a tremendous amount of valuable research has been put on hold ever since the ban of federal funding for stem cell research. In the United States, the vast…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Unethical Experimentation Issues and Concerns

Words: 4124
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(Freyhofer 104) Globalizing clinical research has reportedly proven to be one solution for America's pharmaceutical paradox. Doctors prescribe more than 10 prescriptions for the average American each year. Only…

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