Cure Essays

  • Character Analysis: The Cure

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    in the beginning of their life set them up for the rest of their lives. The Cure, formed their band in 1976, two years after they issued their first song. The Cure has five members, but four of them have a history with each other, the fifth member joined in 2012. The four members are Robert Smith, Roger O'Donnell, Simon Gallup, and Jason Cooper. Roger Smith was born on April 21st, 1959 and was the guitarist for The Cure. Roger O'Donnell is a musician and a composer, he was raised in a musical family

  • A Cure For Shyness?

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    A Cure For Shyness? Many of us experience a pounding heartbeat or shaking when faced with a public situation, especially if we think we are going to be judged by others. When does this cross the line between normal and a mores serious disorder? Social anxiety disorder, a relatively newly recognized disorder by the psychiatric profession, involves many of the same symptoms as shyness. What makes the difference between a case of the jitters and a real disorder? Social Anxiety Disorder was first

  • The Cure: A Short Story

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    if I forgot about it, it would just go away,” Wren cried. “I guess I was wrong,” I uncrumpled the thick, letter and read it. The letter from Governor Cinder stated that Wren had been chosen to be part of the The Cure. The same operation my brother, Dante, died from two years ago. The Cure is a vaccine designed to help people live longer and be healthier. Those who recently turned

  • An Ounce Of Cure

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    As the old saying goes, “an ounce of cure is worth a pound of prevention”. I believe that this is what the author thought of when choosing the title for this story. There is a lot of wisdom found in these words that is usually only realized after the fact. This reminds me of another old saying that I think also applies to this story – “Hindsight is twenty-twenty”. How many times have we thought, “if only I knew then what I know now”? Would we have made the same choices? This question is difficult

  • The Sharks Potential in the Cure for Human Cancer

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    The Sharks Potential in the Cure for Human Cancer Thumbing through the pages of Business Week, the headline read Maybe Jaws Can Put the Bite on Cancer. Interested, I continued to read the short article. According to the reporter, Otis Port, researchers at California State University in Fresno say that they have isolated four substances in shark cartilage that appear to inhibit cancer (93). Curious, I continued to read the rest of the article. The chemicals block a mechanism discovered in the

  • Exploring Rest Cure Therapy in The Yellow Wallpaper

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    Exploring Rest Cure Therapy in The Yellow Wallpaper Rest was used as a cure for neurasthenia, but did it really work? "The Yellow Wallpaper" explores the concept of rest cure therapy and its effectiveness on a woman patient. The best-known doctor for treating neurasthenia was a highly regarded neurologist named Silas Weir Mitchell (Kivo 8). Women from all over the world traveled to the United States to be treated by Silas Weir Mitchell (5). Rest cure therapy included secluding the patient

  • Free Yellow Wallpaper Essays: The Cure is Worse

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    The Cure is Worse than the Disease in The Yellow Wall Paper Often times what is meant to help can hinder. Positive intentions do not always bring about desirable effects. The "Yellow Wallpaper" is an example of such an occurrence. In this short story the narrator is detained in a lonesome, drab room in an attempt to free herself of a nervous disorder. During the era in which this narrative was written such practices were considered beneficial. The narrators husband, a physician adheres to this

  • The Miracle Cure or Nightmare Drug?

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    The Miracle Cure or Nightmare Drug? I. Introduction It is pretty safe to say that the majority of the population, if given the opportunity, would like to be in good physical shape. For men it’s the perfect “V” shape, with muscles so finely sculpted, Michelangelo himself would be hard-pressed to mold a finer figure out of clay. For women, the desired look is the “hour glass” figure, with voluptuous breasts, thin and firm abs, and sharply defined legs. Of all those who desire to have

  • Possessing The Secret Of Joy: Four Men To Find A Cure

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    Four Men to Find a Cure The four main men in Possessing the Secret of Joy have roles that contradict a stereotypical male; they are the cure to Tashi's happiness. Alice Walker gives Adam, Mzee, Pierre, and Benny roles that show a softer side to men. These four men are very different from each other but they do have some resemblance of each other. These men who were all very devotedly attached to Tashi took care of her and never gave up on her. Instead of deceiving and being indolent, these four

  • Music Analogy

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    metallic feel to the music. The Cure and Erasure, bands formed during that period of time, were some of the bands that implemented the synthesizer into their music. Though both bands fit into the category of “New Wave” the feel of their music is somewhat different. To explain the difference I would have to analyze their songs. Two examples of their music that I will analyze are “Friday I’m in Love” by The Cure and “Always” by Erasure. The song “Friday I’m in Love” by The Cure had a 4/4 meter. The song

  • Science in Not Going Too Far

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    When asked the question of whether or not scientific knowledge should be boundless, I can't help, but to wonder why it wouldn't be. Everything that I can think of that has to do with science such as coming up with cures for diseases, being able to re-create a human being and its parts. Being able to choose whether or not your child will be a boy or a girl, have blonde or brown hair or blue eyes or green eyes is, as far as I'm concerned, extremely beneficial. I don't see anything wrong with cloning

  • Analysis Of Steppenwolf Disease

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    the edge of existence. He is at the point of suicide when he meets his treatment and his cure. Companionship and love. That is the only help for this most debilitating of diseases, companionship and love. One will help but only both together will be able to cure him of his wretched mental sickness. His cure happens to come in the form of a beautiful young woman named Hermine. She is his treatment and his cure, but whether he allows her to help him is up to himself. Hermine shows Mr. Haller all he

  • Problems of Medieval Europe

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    highly infectious disease already, and it didn't appear to be slowing. Medieval physicians had developed a number of "cures," some as absurd as placing live chickens on the wounds of the infected. Due to the primitive technology at that time, there were very few actual cures. Many of the practices of the doctors were invented simply to deceive the populous into believing that they had cures, and that all was not lost. The pope, in his quarters at Avignon, sat between two large fires. They thought that

  • Quackery

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    news. In general, when looking over ads for medicines and medical devices, watch out for those that seem to promise too much too easily. Quack cures rob us of more than money. They can steal health away or even take lives. Quacks may lure the seriously and often desperately ill, such as people suffering from arthritis and cancer, into buying a bogus cure. When people try quack remedies instead of getting effective medical help, their illnesses progress, sometimes beyond the treatable stage. Quacks

  • Medicinal Uses of Rainforest Plants

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    holds the key to unlocking tomorrow's cures for today's devastating diseases. In 1983, there were no US pharmaceutical manufacturers involved in research programs to discover new drugs or cures from plants. However, today over 100 pharmaceutical companies and several branches of the US government, including Abbott, Merck, Bristol-Meyers, Squibb and the National Cancer Institute are actively engaged in plant-based research projects for possible drugs and cures for viruses, infections, cancer, and

  • Innocent Murder Essay

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    The Murders of Innocent Babies When I was younger, I was deeply against abortion due to myself believing it was just morally wrong. I went around thinking who in their right mind would want to kill an innocent baby who cannot even fend for themselves. I surely did not want a death of pure baby to be on my subconsciousness. Now, almost five years later my views on abortion are changing immensely. Yes I still believe denying a baby a chance to life is still horrible, but now I am not only looking at

  • A Futuristic Story

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    spikes stood tall like a set of teeth which guarded the way to a more sinister path. No one knew what actually happened in the stomach of the metal monster, some believed people were selected to go and live a better life, and they thought they had a cure. Others had a darker view. We were tested regularly in a uniformly fashion. We were ordered to keep fi...

  • Sufism In India

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    and also cures many diseases or pains. For example, there’s a Baoli, a large well in the shrine where devotees go there and have a bath with that well water, as a saint’s karamat or blessings. Which shows the Nizamuddin’s living presence. “Muslim shrines in Indo-Muslim thought is the belief that they emanate the saint’s blessedness, a spiritual quality that survives after their death” (Saniotis 3). It is believed that saint’s blessed his devotees by full filling their desires and cures devotes with

  • Against Animal Experimentation

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    animal studies” (PETA 1). Although animals may seem the like ideal specimens for testing new drugs, the experiments are untrustworthy and can cause unknown side effects. Research on animals is deemed necessary to develop vaccines, treatments, and cures for diseases and to ensure that new products are safe for humans to use. “The development of immunization against such diseases as polio, diphtheria, mumps, measles, rubella, pertussis, and hepatitis all involved research on animals […]” (AMPEF 1)

  • The Benefits of Genetic Engineering

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    and its role in living organisms. Unfortunately, some people are trying to stop further studies in genetics, but the research being conducted today will serve to better mankind tomorrow. Among many benefits of genetic engineering are the several cures being developed for presently incurable diseases. Genetics has also opened the door way to biological solutions for world problems, as well as aid for body malfunctions. Genetic engineering is a fundamental tool for leading the world of medicine