👩🏾‍🔬 Essays on Immunology

Sickle Cell Anemia Research

Introduction Sickle cell anemia (SCD) is an “autosomal recessive inherited hemoglobinopathy” that causes vaso-occlusive crises and hemolysis due to an abnormal substitution of amino and glutamic acids on the β-globin chain (Keikhaei, Yousefi, & Bahadoram, 2016, p. 252). Nowadays, hydroxyurea (HU) remains the only method that helps alleviate the symptoms...

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Clearing Incompatible Red Cells From the Circulation

Introduction Blood transfusion is a common approach used in the field of medicine especially in the treatment of chronic as well as acute illnesses such as anemia (1). Despite the significance of transfusion therapy, there are negative impacts associated with the practice such as pathophysiologies like incompatible transfusions and hemolytic...

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Advocating for Childhood Immunization

Introduction Based on parents’ attitudes as well as public health opinion, it is possible to formulate the problem in the following way: misconception regarding childhood immunization causes parents to reject it, thus spending more money on health care issues and increasing the risk of the infectious diseases (see Appendix A...

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Listeria: Immunotherapy

Health and its management are often interrupted by the infectious pathogens that exert their prevalence leading to outbreaks associated with mortalities. The ability to withstand such harmful, otherwise detrimental effects of microbial agents relies on the body’s fighting mechanism provided by the Immune system. This machinery is equipped with a...

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Autism and Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccines

Introduction Immunization procedures are implemented on a global scale in uniformity under the organization of the WHO. Millions of children are being saved from childhood illnesses like measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria and polio. This mass effort is commendable so long as the medicines used and techniques employed are above board....

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Sub-Saharan Africa: Security Implication of AIDS

Abstract Worldwide, HIV/AIDS affect the life of the people, especially the people of third world countries, more than war and terrorism. In the sub-Saharan countries, STD and HIV/AIDS cause problems in national security. The study assumes greater significance as the rate of HIV infected people in Sub Saharan Africa is...

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Vaccination is Not a Disputable Issue

Vaccination becomes a disputable issue these days. Society is divided into two camps: those who support this practice and those who are sure that it can pose a threat to the health of their children. To understand the problem better, you should realize the arguments offered by both sides and...

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The Spread of HIV and the Dangers of AIDS

Researching the spread of HIV and the dangers of AIDS as the final stage of this disease is an extremely essential task in terms of ensuring public safety and helping at-risk categories. As an object of the study, the theme of HIV/AIDS among African-American women will be addressed as a...

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HIV and How It Affects the Body

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a longstanding viral infection caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). It is characterized by the destruction of T-helper cells in the immune system, thus rendering an individual susceptible to opportunistic infections (VanMeter & Hubert, 2014). AIDS is an infectious disorder that is disseminated by...

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Immunization of Children

Immunization of children is a significant public health topic that has been widely studied and discussed. Despite the advocacy of healthcare agencies and organizations, such as CDC and WHO, many parents still perceive vaccines as either dangerous or unnecessary in today’s world. Immunization proved to decrease children’s mortality and disability...

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Immunological Methods

Risk Assessment What are the hazards and do they prevent ‘lone working’? Sodium acetate buffer- It is an irritant that can destroy the integrity of the skin as well as the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Sodium acetate can also irritate the eyes and affect the sense of sight. A...

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HIV Treatment Compliance Among African American Women

The following chapter is created to illustrate the findings of the research paper in order to analyse and interpret the results. This chapter analyses the data through the regression analysis and descriptive statistics along with a model summary that can be used to determine the impact of the dependent variable...

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Body Immunity Against Intracellular Viruses

MHC Self-proteins from non-self proteins are viral that are distinguished by the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). This component is an important molecule involved in body immunity. The molecule signifies foreign molecules that may be present in the human body system. The paper intends to analyze the importance of MHC molecules...

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Physiology and Function of Lymphatic and Immune System

Introduction The immune system is involved in protecting the body against attacks that would culminate in disease. The lymphatic system is composed of thousands of lymphatic vessels responsible for filtering plasma back to the blood. It also interacts with the lymphoid system that is crucial in the immunity of an...

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