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  • Madura Foot Research Paper

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    sinuses.” (Lichon, V. and Khachemoune, D., 2006) After they told the scientists about walking barefoot in rural backgrounds, the diagnosis of this disorder was Mycetoma Foot or Madura Foot. Then in 1860, Carter was the person who implemented the fungal etiology of this disease, and also who contemplated the term Mycetoma. In 1872, the same scien... ... middle of paper ... ...fies the two mainly causes of Mycetoma: true fungi and actinomycetes and finally in 1916 the works of Mackinnon of Uruguay and

  • The Etiology of Autism

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    umbrella of Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), a category of neurological disorders characterized by "severe and pervasive impairment in several areas of development," including social interaction and communications skills (Zager, 2006). The etiology of autism is a topic of controversial debate, while researchers strive to achieve a common objective. The goal is to identify the cause of autism to understand the complex interplay between environment and gene regulation (NCBI, 2009). Although

  • The Etiology of Autism

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    usually presenting behavior abnormalities before the child is 30 months of age. These behavioral abnormalities include marked social deficits, specific language abnormalities and stereotyped, repetitive behaviors (Piven, 1990). Although the exact etiology of autism is not known it is now believed that it is a dysfunction of one or more unidentified brain systems and not the result of parental and environmental influences. Variations in symptomology and in prognosis among autistic persons depend on

  • The Etiology of Autism

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    The Etiology of Autism Autism is a syndrome that is characterized by the impairment of social interaction skills, verbal and nonverbal communication, and a decreased interest in participating in a variety of activities. In 1943, Kanner, the man who is attributed with the identification of this disease, hypothesized that autism might be a biological disorder as opposed to a psychological one. Numerous studies have been conducted supporting Kanner’s hypothesis. These studies have ranged from examining

  • The Etiology Of Autism

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    The etiology of autism is unknown, although perinatal and neonatal exposures have been the focus of recent epidemiologic research. [7] Exposure to certain medications such as perinatal medications, anti-epileptic drugs, supplements, and SSRIs have been studied as well as drug exposure to cocaine, and smoking. Artificial insemination and fertility medications, meconium aspiration syndrome and birth weight have also all been subjects of focus and the respective association with pregnancy and neurodevelopmental

  • Etiology Of Madhumeha

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    2.2 Madhumeha (Diabetes Mellitus) Sweetness in Urine is Madhumeha. 2.2.1 Etiology of Madhumeha In the person eating heavy unctuous, sour and saline substances in excessive quantity and also the new grains and fresh drinks, having over-sleep and sedentary habit, having abstained from physical and mental work and also neglecting

  • Schizophrenia: A Possible Etiology?

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    Schizophrenia: A Possible Etiology? As for me, you must know I shouldn’t precisely have chosen madness if there had been any choice. What consoles me is that I am beginning to consider madness as an illness like any other, and that I accept it as such. -in a letter to his brother Theo According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 20% of the US population may suffer from a diagnosable mental illness in any given six month period (1991). Obviously the issue of mental

  • Etiology of Developmental Dyslexia

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    Etiology of Developmental Dyslexia The long disputed debate about the primary cause of dyslexia is still very much alive in the field of psychology. Dyslexia is commonly characterized as a reading and writing impairment that affects around 5% of the global population. The disorder has frequently been hypothesized to be the result of various sensory malfunctions. For over a decade, studies have made major contributions to the disorder's etiology; however, scientists are still unclear of its specific

  • Etiology of HIV-Associated Dementia

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    Etiology of HIV-Associated Dementia The etiologic agents of the neurologic disease associated with HIV and AIDS are many. Opportunistic infections- cryptococcus, toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, are a few of the organic causes of neurologic disease in AIDS patients, but will not be the main focus of this paper. The human immunodeficiency virus in itself is implicated in much of the neurological manifestations of the disease, and it is the effects of the presence of the virus within the central

  • The Etiology of Addiction Disease Model

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    Addiction is like all behaviours “the business of the brain”. Addictions are compulsive physical and psychological needs from habit-forming sustenances like nicotine, alcohol, and drugs. Being occupied with or involved in such activities, leads a person who uses them again and again to become tolerant and dependent eventually experiencing withdrawal. (Molintas, 2006). Addictive drugs cause dopamine neurons to release dopamine, the pleasure hormone. The narcotics disable the neurons that would usually

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