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  • Graves' Disease

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    Graves' Disease The disease was first noted in 1786 by Caleb Hillier Parry 1755- 1822, physician from General Hospital, Bath, England. His account was published posthumously in 1825. However Graves' disease is named after the Irish physician who described several cases in London Medical Journal in 1835. Graves' disease is also known as Parry's disease. In Europe, the disease is known as Basedow's disease. It is the most common cause of thyrotoxicosis (the morbid condition due to over activity

  • Review of Grave Of The Fireflies

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    Released in 1988, Grave of the Fireflies is the story of Seita and his younger sister Setsuko, who lost their mother and father through different events of World War II. As a result they are forced to try to survive, any way they can, though their efforts are finally lost when Setsuko dies of malnutrition, and Seita dies not long after. It’s based on a semi-autobiographic book by the same name, whose author lost his sister due to malnutrition in 1945 during the war. The main value shown throughout

  • Robert Graves

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    hidden beneath the surface. Some chose to bottle it up or force themselves to forget, while others would run to the safety of what we call their “poetry”. So Graves did just that and allowed his experiences pour out, unashamed and unafraid. Born in Wimbledon, England, in July of 1985 Robert Ranke Graves was born to Alfred Perceval Graves and Amalia von Ranke. “The British author would be sent as young boy to a Charterhouse School (boarding school) although he never enjoyed his time there but he

  • Graves' Disease

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    Graves’ disease was named after Robert J. Graves, MD, around the 1830’s. It is an autoimmune disease indicated by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies, which is an antibody that attacks the person’s own body. The immune system attacks the thyroid gland, which causes it to produce too much thyroxine. Thyroxine is a hormone that helps control growth and also regulates metabolism in the body. While the thyroxine levels are high the patient’s metabolic rate increases, which can have an effect

  • Dr. James Graves- misuse of prescriptions

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    Dr. James Graves who was found guilty of manslaughter has been sentenced to nearly 63 years in prison. Dr. Graves was convicted by a Milton, Fla. jury of manslaughter and racketeering in connection with the overdose deaths of four patients for whom he had prescribed OxyContin and other drugs. Graves is the nation’s first doctor to be found guilty in such a case and has set a precedent. Currently, in different areas of the country, many doctors are being prosecuted for what the government claims to

  • Graves Disease and Hyperthroidism

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    Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder and a major cause of hyperthyroidism. This disease causes a varying degree of symptoms among its effectors. An autoimmune disease occurs when a patient’s immune system attacks healthy tissue which leads to a homeostatic imbalance within the body. Graves’ patients must receive the proper diagnosis, treatment and adequate awareness of the disease to maintain a healthy lifestyle. “Graves’ disease is named after Robert Graves, an early 19th century physician

  • Essay On Graves Disease

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    Graves Disease Graves Disease is a type of immune system disorder where the thyroid is overactive and produces too many hormones, which is then called hyperthyroidism. An underactive thyroid leads to hypothyroidism. Many other disorders can cause Graves Disease but this one in particular is more common. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is normally located in the lower front of the neck. The thyroids job is to make thyroid hormones, which are secreted into the blood and then

  • Julius Caesar Essay: Reaching from the Grave

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    Reaching from the Grave of Julius Caesar It is assumed that the title of a work should reflect the nature of its content. The title should relate to the to the central influence which controls the flow of the work. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar seems to contradict that convention. Caesar meets his bloody end at the hands of conspirators in the first scene of Act III, barely halfway through the play. He is not the tragic hero; that distinction lies with Brutus and Cassius, around whom the play revolves

  • Robert Graves’ I, Claudius - Capturing a Strange Moment in History

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    Robert Graves’ I, Claudius - Capturing a Strange Moment in History Tiberius' reign over the Roman Empire stretched the longest of any emperor during Claudius' lifetime. This may be a good reason why Robert Graves, in his historical novel published in 1934, “I, Claudius” devoted more than a third of it to the reign of Tiberius. “I, Claudius”, told through the eyes of the "half-wit" Claudius, records the history of the first Imperial family at Rome, including the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius

  • Robert Graves: I, Claudius

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    In the book I, Claudius written by the novelist Robert Graves is a fictional autobiography about a man named, Tiberius Claudius who lives in Ancient Greece. He has some tremendous conflicts within himself which the author shows through his use of characterization and imagery. Born on the July 24, 1885, Robert Graves was born into a family of a well diverse European heritage with his family tree full of Irish, Scottish, German, English, and Danish natives. He was also born into an awfully wealthy