Early adolescence can be defined as the time between 11 and 15 years. Age of 16 years was calculated using data on birth history. 15 years was used as the cut-off. This is the most common age which neonatal outcomes are most adversely affected. Eliminating child marriage is crucial to eliminate adolescent motherhood which is
Neurotransmitters are vital components of the nervous system. The human nervous system comprises more than 40 transmitters. A few of the most significant neurotransmitters include dopamine, gamma-aminobutyric, acetylcholine, serotonin, glutamate, histamine, and norepinephrine. Norepinephrine serves a critical role in helping the body adjust to various stressful events. Also known as noradrenaline, norepinephrine is an excitatory
Thesis Statement: Although the goal of genetic testing is to improve the quality of life of patients, the process infringes on individual privacy, encourages discrimination, and may culminate into harmful gene therapy. Hall, M. & Rich, S. (2000). Genetic Privacy Laws and Patients’ Fear of Discrimination by Health Insurers: The View from Genetic Counselors. A
This is a type of fish breed that originates from southern America. Their names derive from a fact that physically built, they have bushy appendages from their nose that sprout out higher and longest in males than in the females called brittles. The female brittles are more on the mouth area and are a little
Introduction Diffusion is the movement of materials from areas of high concentration to the area of low concentration, whereas osmosis is the diffusion of water from area of high concentration to the area of low concentration through a semi-permeable membrane. The two processes are always important to the body since they are often involved in
Camping is a refreshing change to connect with mother nature. This is a chance to reset our minds and souls while wandering around in the wilderness. However, the adventure can be dangerous for the wilderness. We all need to change our camping trip habits for the better. Let’s do better for our planet for a
Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms in human blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), which have the potential of causing diseases such as HBV, HCV, and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published the first Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens standard in 1991.The standard was later revised in 2001 as a
Introduction Definition and history of this retrovirus Human T-cell lymphotropic virus also known as T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus (HTLV) is a type of virus that belongs to a group of human retroviruses which causes a type of cancer called adult T-cell leukemia. There are different types of cancer diseases such as prostate cancer in men and
Polyunsaturated fats are basically the fat molecules which have more than one carbon bond that is unsaturated also referred to as double bond. Saturated fat on the other hand refers to a type of fat that contains a high proportion of fatty acid molecules and do not have a double bond. They are considered to
Introduction Today, teens that are primarily between the ages of 14 and 19 are faced with numerous problems. First of all, this is a crucial and difficult time in their life since they are struggling with many challenges, both internally and externally. Comparatively, some teenagers grow up unsure about themselves and who they are. At