Neurology Essays

Neurospora Crassa

Prior to mating in sexual reproduction, individual fungi communicate with other individuals chemically via pheromones. In every phylum at least one pheromone has been characterized, and they range from sesquiterpines and derivatives of the carotenoid pathway in chytridiomycetes and zygomycetes to oligopeptides in ascomycetes and basidiomycetes. Within their varied natural habitats fungi usually are the primary decomposer organisms present. Many species are free-living saprobes (users of carbon fixed by other organisms) in woody substrates, soils, leaf litter, dead animals, and…

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Undertaking the Field of Neurology

The field of neurology is challenging, requiring in depth knowledge about medicine, health care, and neurology. I find the field interesting because neurologists deal with cases that are highly related to functions and competencies of the human body. The nervous system serves as the command center of the human body. Thinking processes, feelings or emotions, bodily movement, the senses – all of these are attributed to the nervous system. With this in mind, one can tell that a neurologist faces…

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Neurology Reports

This patient has been experiencing numbness and tingling in the left median nerve distribution. History and physical examination, EMG, and nerve conduction studies were consistent with left carpal tunnel syndrome. Decision was made to perform left median nerve decompression at the wrist to treat the patient’s symptoms and to prevent complications from median nerve compression. NEUROLOGY REPORT #2 HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS The patient is a 49-year-old right-handed woman who on Wednesday, last week, had 2 episodes of altered functioning…

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Autism Involvement in Society

My cousin is my age, he is a freshman in high school to be exact. He loves to plays video games, He hates homework. He is a great student, gets all A’s in his classes and hangs out with friends. He is very good at playing the bass (stringed instrument), although he cant keep his concentration very long. You see my cousin has autism. He shows great courage in the face of adversity. Vijay Barona was diagnosed with autism when…

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