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Genetic Research, Trend Towards Personalized Medicine

envisioned as means to optimize care, taking it to a new level of quality. The technologies associated with this trend have result...

FNP Practice, Genetics Counseling

This research paper pertains to family nurse practitioner (FNP) practice and ethical issues in regards to genetic counseling. Thre...

Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a Hypothetical Case Study Overview

This research paper discusses osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), from the point of view of a fifteen-year-old who is hypothetically pre...

Influenza and the Need for Current Vaccines

This paper reviews genetic drift as it occurs in influenza viruses. Vaccines must change yearly in order to address the changing ...

The Genetic and Environmental Components of Asthma

This paper reviews this disease from both the perspective of individual genetic makeup and environmental exposure in order to disc...

Predicting and Treating Alzheimers

This paper explores the genetic and environmental factors associated with this debilitating disease. There are four sources in th...

A Bibliography on Genetic Engineering

In a paper of 3 pages, the author provides an annotated bibliography on the topic of genetic engineering. This bibliography refle...

Person vs. Environment Debate, Behavior Influences

This paper presents the writer/tutor's opinion that neither personal nor environment factors are fully responsible for shaping hum...

Genetics, and the Future, Science Fiction

This research paper pertains to the topic of genetic manipulation and how advancements in this field were predicted by science fic...

Topics Pertaining to Learning

it draws on what students already know, which aids them in assimilating new material. The learning environment should be both chal...

A Topic in Biological and Cognitive Psychology

have a twin who reflects the same mental illness (Edlin & Golanty, 2010). Slide 6: Epigenetic Change Non-hereditary biological ...

Body and Ownership

In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at the controversy of genetic patents. Legal rulings on the property status of the human...

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Factors Affecting Its Prevalence

This research paper discusses research pertaining to the behavioral, environmental and genetic factors that affect the incidence o...

What Adopted Children Should Know About Their Biological Parents

This paper argues the thesis that genetic and sociological information about birth parents should be available to the children the...

The Prevalence of Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Nordic Countries

the increased distance from the equator. In Studies in North America Rosenthal (1983) observed a prevalence in the winter of 1.4%...

Asthma: A Research Proposal

chests as well as wheezing and coughing. The physiological reasons for these responses include spasms in the smooth muscle tissu...

Professional Basketball Physical Performance and Genetic Predisposition

In eight pages this paper focuses upon the NBA in a consideration of whether physical performance is influenced by genetic predisp...

Issues Investigation and Genetic Engineering

1990 the U.S.D.A. had approved almost one-hundred test plantings of genetically altered crops (Nash, 1990). It has been a slow pro...

Controversy Over Genetic Engineering

chemicals or through genetic engineering. Many people remember DES, the wonder drug of the 1960s, that produced babies without lim...

Cross Functional Counseling and Factors That Are Effective

(Schrag, 1995; Hunt, Soto, Maier & Doering, 2003). Nelson (2002) takes this one step further by pointing to a body of resea...

An Alcoholism Overview

and forgetful. It can be a very serious problem for the elderly who are often on a smorgasbord of necessary pills to treat a varie...

Human Nature and Selfishness

that mankind is hardwired for selfishness and are a slave to these drives whether we understand or are cognizant of them in the fi...

Chapter Twelve of Visions by Michio Kaku

for the new research that could be done. Scientists are stating that it is now possible to grow tissues that will not trigger the ...

Sex Offending Explained

of sex crimes, however. Sexual violence often targets children as well (Nester, 1998). The issues surrounding child abuse alone ...

Unborn Babies, Genetic Defects, and Parents' Right to Know

with it a great deal of uncertainty and guilt. Needless to say, most men and women who undertake abortions do not do so lightly o...

Protein Synthesis, RNA, and DNA

amino acid sequences of Proteins" (2003). In figuring out the Genetic Code one can see how a sequence of bases as contained in RNA...

Understanding Sickle Cell Anemia

and intermittent episodes of vascular occlusion causing both acute and chronic pain. It is estimated that 70,000 Americans of diff...

The Phenomenon Known as Ageing

increased number of T cells with identical phenotypes which are found in the elderly....

21st Century and Technology

long way in the past few decades. While once a pie in the sky idea, many women have birthed babies that have not belonged to them....

Brook and Tseng's Research on the Correlation Between Negativity and Anger in Toddlers and Drug Use by Parents

regard to how that behavior impacted their child. Under the third hypothesis, the interdependent model hypothesis, parental perso...