Lessons for Diseases and Disorders

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  • Diabetes – It's a Killer! - … cases of diabetes. It usually begins as insulin resistance, a disorder in which the cells do not use insulin properly. As … , kidney and nerve disease) is reduced by up to 40%. Blood pressure control • • Blood pressure control can reduce cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) by approximately 33% to 50%, and can reduce microvascular disease (eye, kidney, and nerve disease) by approximately 33 …
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  • Here's To Your Healthy Heart! - … valve, mitral valve, aortic valve, and the sinoatrial node. Conclude the exercise by discussing heart disease and how our daily habits affect our … years, it bulges up and out into the artery. ventricular fibrillation (VF) Definition: A state when disordered electrical activity causes the ventricles … and control of disease. Benchmarks: Understands how lifestyle, pathogens, family history, and other risk factors are related to the cause or prevention of disease and
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  • The Vaccination Question - … ) versus those designed for disorders (such as social anxiety, impotence or insomnia). What medications do they research and develop? Who is the … and control of disease. Benchmarks: Understands how lifestyle, pathogens, family history, and other risk factors are related to the cause or prevention of disease and other health problems; Knows communicable, chronic, and degenerative disease processes and the …
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  • DNA: The Human Body Recipe - … eye and hair color. They extend their knowledge to learn about DNA fingerprinting and recognizing DNA alterations that may result in genetic disorders … identify infectious diseases and track down their sources; for diagnosis, treatment and [possibly] prevention of human diseases such as cancer, cystic fibrosis and heart disease; to … identify infectious diseases and track down their sources; for diagnosis, treatment and [possibly] prevention of human diseases such as cancer, cystic fibrosis and heart disease; to …
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  • "Global Water Crisis" Mini-Unit - … homes, and hinder the economic development of the country. Preventable diseases, largely the results of poverty and overcrowding, remain highly prevalent and are the … gives rise to a number of health problems, particularly skin disorders. Internal cancers have also been linked with arsenic in drinking … safe drinking water and the proper disposal of human waste. Water-related diseases are one of the leading causes of disease and death in …
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  • The Benthic Drugstore - … invertebrates and associated microorganisms, and test these extracts to identify those that may be useful in treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, infections, inflammation, and disorders of the central nervous system; • isolate chemicals from extracts that show pharmacological potential and determine the structure …
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  • Critical Reading - Air Pollution and Asthma - … spirits, and threatens their livelihoods. Asthma is the most common chronic disorder among children and the leading cause of both childhood hospitalizations and school … by bacteria and parasites, are unlikely to contract asthma, whereas children in the developed world, who are inoculated against infectious diseases and frequently … the causes of asthma and how to prevent it. "Billions of dollars are being spent on this disease, and we know a lot …
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  • Plant & Animal Biology - … -depth information about genetic material, a historical timeline, genetic disorders, genetic engineering and even on-line quizzes after each section to measure … and more at "The Brain Eater" Web site at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/madcow/. * After learning about Mad Cow disease and its implications, select a disease. A good starting point is the "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention" Web page …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-12
  • Mad Science - … , lung cancer, cervical cancer, leukemia, heart disease, depression, acne, H.I.V., attention deficit disorder and asthma. In addition to their research, have … and control of disease. Benchmarks: Understands how lifestyle, pathogens, family history, and other risk factors are related to the cause or prevention of disease and other health problems; Knows communicable, chronic, and degenerative disease processes and the …
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  • Body Circulation - … pre-reading, during-reading and post-reading activities, students learn about the circulatory system's parts, functions and disorders, as well as engineering … / References (Return to Contents) Deaths from Coronary Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Diseases. The Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke, World Health Organization. Accessed December 10 … /uploads/coloradan/2007_09/kouri.pdf Risk Factors, Cardiovascular Diseases. The Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke, World Health Organization. Accessed December 10, 2008 …
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