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How can novel neuroprotective treatments help suf

How can novel neuroprotective treatments help sufferers of Parkinson's disease? Neuroprotective treatment for Parkinson's disease: How far are we from an answer? Background Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative movement disorder with an age-adjusted prevalence of 1% worldwide. (Moore) It is the second most common neurodegenerative disease and affects 1...

People in organizations

People in Organizations I. People in organization World is changing and developing day by day , the contributions of humans to make their lives better in general and society in particular are admire. Also , humans needs and wants are infinite . To satisfy their needs and wants ,...

About multifactorial disease

Section 1: Introduction 1.1 Definition Osteoporosis, as defined by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), is a disease characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to enhanced skeletal fragility and increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis was defined by the World Health Organization...

Studies of cox-2

Breast cancer is the most popular malignant growth in women in industrialised nations and the second top reason of female cancer-related death. Statistics estimate a figure of 40000 women develop breast cancer in the UK each year. Unfortunately, there has been an increase in breast cancer ...

Alfred adler and individual psychology

ALFRED ADLER AND INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOLOGY Introduction Biography Alfred Adler was born in February 7, 1870 in the suburbs of Vienna. He was the third child and second son of a Jewish grain merchant. During his childhood, Alfred made developed rickets which limited from walking. When he was five years...

Cardioprotection against ischemia/reperfusion injury

In I/R injury, the mBzR ligands 4'-Cl-DZP, SSR180575 and PK11195 have been shown to improve cardiac functions and reduce the incidence of arrhythmias (24, 32, 39, 49, 50). As shown in table 3, both in vivo and ex vivo ischemia models, pretreatment with 4'-Cl-DZP before ischemia induction or at...

Increase in aging population

CHAPTER 1 1. INTRODUCTION It is a well known that the world is facing an increase in aging population. With this increase, the proportion of frail and dependent elderly is also likely to increase significantly. This shift in demographic pattern will lead to an exponential...

Qualitative aspect of drug action

Qualitative aspect of drug action - Schild plot Schild plot: Schild plot is defined as pharmacological method of receptor classification. By using schild plot dose-effect curve for an agonist is determined in the presence of various concentrations of a competitive antagonist for its receptor in the presence of agonist i.e....

Report on takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Abstract This is a report on Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. It includes details of the left ventricle, proposed mechanisms of the disease, reasons as to why certain regions are affected and some aren't, the exact problem in detail, symptoms and clinical features including tests and ECG readings, treatment options used...

Psychology study

Two Different Perspectives Psychology is the study of the mind and how it works. There are many different perspectives within Psychology and this essay will explore the two different disciplines of Psychodynamic and Humanistic Psychology. The first one was pioneered by Freud and made a huge impact and...

The Endocrine System

The Endocrine System The body requires information in order to develop properly and maintain physiological balance. In order for the body to develop properly and maintain physiological balance it requires many different types of information. The endocrine system is one way in which these communications happen. By using hormones, organs and...

Creationism and intelligent design

Introduction: In order to understand creationism and intelligent design, the theories which these have evolved from must be understood. The ‘Teleological Argument' is what many view as the stepping stone for the advance of creationism and thus, intelligent design. The arguments, for which there are many, all point...

Sickened by julie gregory

Sickened by Julie Gregory “Oh, God, Jewelly, you are burning up, just burning up. I better call the squad.' Grandma is serious, her face etched in worry and hovering inches from mine. Her fingers spread my eyelids apart, looking for signs that she can report...

South African youth

The correlation between Perception of Mood State and Heart Rate Variability in a representative sample of South African youth (18 - 22 years) 1.2 Introduction Heart rate variability (HRV) refers to the amount of fluctuations or oscillations around the mean heart rate (Mourot-2004, Nahshoni-2004, Conny-1993, Glassman-2007, Siepmann-2008, Grant-2008). That is, HRV is...

Cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) encompasses a diverse group of diseases associated with the heart and blood vessels. CVD is usually associated with atherosclerosis which involves lipid-rich plaque formation and partial or total occlusion of arterial lumens. According to the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC), CVD is the...

Old male patient

1.0 Rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common, chronic and systemic inflammatory disease, affecting approximately 1% of the adult population worldwide. It is a progressive disease of the synovial lining of peripheral joints characterised by a symmetrical and deforming polyarthritis, extra-articular involvement (e.g. in the lungs,...

Classification of the human senses

Abstract All known human senses are of extreme importance and relevance during employee selection. In this paper, a brief depiction of each sense is presented; the importance, relevance and influence of the sense of sight and hearing in employee recruitment is addressed, specifically in correlation to the screening of cabin crew for...

Types of motivation

Five Types of Motivation: Have you ever wondered what drives you, to want to become a better person? That feeling you get when you want to accomplish something that seems out of reach, that feeling that makes you do dumb things that you know you should...

The personality disorders

Personality or personality traits are the basis of what makes a person who they are. When expressed in a healthy way that is beneficial to a person, they are described as "an enduring pattern of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. They are how we think, feel, make decisions, and...

The role of the state

Legitimizing the role of the state and the taxation process Taxation legitimizing has been central to democratization process as revealed in the central Europe and western in addition to the 20th analysis. Moreover, democracy emerged from the bargain between citizens and rulers over the taxation process. However, currently taxation process has...

Healthcare technology

CHAPTER - 1 INRODUCTION 1.1 PURPOSE Today's healthcare technology has been revolutionized by the development of wearable physiological monitoring systems, which are being used for home healthcare delivery. The wearable system is composed of specialized sensors, embedded into a wearable shirt for data acquisition, along with a processing ...

Human sexual reproduction

Introduction In human sexual reproduction, the males always produce sperms and the female produce ovum. Generally, the sperms and the ova are what are referred to as the gametes. These gametes contain chromosomes which are coiled threads of DNA and protein found in the nucleus...

De los diferentes intereses

Introducción Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (1832-1920) Wundt fue profesor de medicina y fisiologâa humana de la Universidad alemana de Leipzig, y le interesaba conocer tanto los problemas fisiológicos como los filosóficos que forman la base de la psicologâa. Filósofo, fisiólogo y psicólogo, fue el fundador del Estructuralismo. Creó el primer laboratorio cientâfico...

Emotions - resentment, worry and fear

Produce a portfolio of five of the out of class activities (up to 2000 words) Out of Class Activity (2) Social Scenario 1: emotion - resentment Jane said in the waiting room, that the interview would be a piece of cakestraight forward, but was sure that the job would nevertheless go to Sara,....

Wallace model Policy ineffectiveness proposition

Critically discuss the following statement: “The Sargent and Wallace (1976) model of policy ineffectiveness has no basis in reality. It is of no practical or theoretical value to policymakers and economists alike.” The Sargent & Wallace model (1976) produced the ‘Policy Ineffectiveness Proposition” which is viewed as a...

De van Mesdag kliniek

Beschrijving van de instelling[1] De van Mesdag kliniek is een zelfstandig forensisch psychiatrisch centrum, oftewel, een TBS-kliniek. Sinds twee jaar valt deze niet meer onder justitie. Echter, heeft de behandeling binnen deze kliniek hetzelfde doel als behandelingen binnen justitiële TBS-inrichtingen. Behandeling in een TBS kliniek is gericht op het afnemen van...

About pregnant woman

Anyone who has ever looked at an obviously pregnant woman can attest to the fact that pregnancy changes a woman's body in some very obvious ways. However, her burgeoning belly gives little hint of the physiological phenomena occurring throughout every aspect of her body. You would not...

Final document under construction

Introduction What is a rule? A rule is an explicitly defined policy, regulation or constraint defined by the organization which every employee is expected to follow. Norms, on the other hand, have been defined in the literature as ranges of behaviour that are tolerated or expected by...

Effect on body functions and processes

All animals show evidence of biological rhythms, which are also known as circadian rhythms. The Oxford Dictionary of Science (2005) defines circadian rhythm as 'any 24hr periodicity in the behaviour or physiology of animals or plants'. These physiological functions change over time in a predictable manner and correspond with environmental...

The physiology and pharmacology of hypertension

Introduction High blood pressure or most usually termed as hypertension is one of the most common disease the affect the human population and approximately 1 billion individuals are afflicted by it and around 7.1 million deaths per year can be affiliated to it. (Chobanian, et al., 2003). However...

The impact of self-worth on student academic performance

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND OF THE PROBLEM The Impact of Self-Worth on Student Academic Performance The conventional symbol of proficient university graduates career has been the acquisition of a ‘good' degree, underlying by specialist knowledge, transferable and marketable skills with successful outcomes measured in quantifiable terms. However, academic...

Effects of electrical stimulation

ABSTRACT The vagus nerve (VN) participates in the control and regulation of important autonomous functions, emotional tasks and neural activity of the CNS owing to the ample anatomic distribution of its afferent and efferent fibers both in the autonomous and central nervous system. Currently, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is used to...

Freud anderickson

Freud vs. Erickson Paul Valerysaid “The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best” (2010), that demonstrated different psychologist can give us different idea on one situation. Sigmund Freud's psychosexual theory and Erik Erikson's psychosocial theory are two...

The reactive impulses

"Oniomaniacs,'' or buying maniacs, have been of interest to psychiatrists since Kraepelin ?rst coined the term in 1915. Bleuler (1924) later included oniomania under ''The Reactive Impulses (Impulsive Insanity of Kraepelin).'' In the early 1990s, compulsive buying has been de?ned as ''chronic, repetitive purchasing that becomes a primary response to...

Blood-brain barrier

Role of the blood-brain barrier in the initiation & progression of Alzheimer's Disease. Abstract: The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is involved in a wide variety of functions, one of them being the clearance of amyloid-beta (Aβ) peptide (38-42 amino acids in length) where Aβ (1-40) is the dominanting molecular sequence of cerebrovascular amyloid...