Anatomy and Physiology: Medical Conditions of the Human Body: Multiple Sclerosis (1540 Words)

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Question

Research a disease and respond to the following:

1.    Why did you choose this disease to research? If you know someone with this
       disease/condition, consult him/her for their input.
2. What is the disease? Define it.
3. What are the symptoms of the disease?
4. What are the causes?
5. What is the diagnosis? How was it found?
6. Describe the prognosis and treatments (i.e. drugs, surgery).
7. What body system(s) and organs are affected and specifics on how they affect
       lifestyle.
8. What is the life expectancy of a person with the disease? Explain.
9. Discuss the latest research that is being conducted concerning the disease.
10. Give your own hypothesis for a cure for the disease.

Guidelines:

Length should be between 5 and 7 pages long, not including cover page or reference pages.

APA format, including citations and references:

There should be no direct quotes in an APA research paper. It should all be paraphrased, put into your own words, and then cited.

The first paragraph indicating why you have chosen the topic should be the only section that is in first person point of view.

1-inch margins.

12 point, Times New Roman font, double-spaced.

After uploading to Turnitin, your paper will be scored for similarity. Anything above 20% similarity should be worked on further and uploaded again before the due date. Over 20% similarity and/or no references will result in an automatic zero on the paper.

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Multiple sclerosis is “a demyelinating-inflammatory white matter disorder, although the grey matter involvement is a feature of MS in most patients” (Rocca et al., 2015, p. 302). The disease is a nervous disease characterized by damage on the myelin sheaths of nerves, which leads to various symptoms that include body weakness, visual and speech problems, lack of muscle coordination as well as bladder control (Ransohoff, Hafler, & Lucchinetti, 2015, p. 134)....

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