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Nike Child Labour

Where in the world This case of child labour happened in Pakistan. Nike was accused of using child labour to manufacture the Nike soccer balls in Pakistan. Pakistan has a population of about one million people and is important for export to international markets especially in sports. Why the children work Pakistan has an income per capital of 1, 900 dollars per year. This means that people survive on five dollars a day. Pakistan has a traditional culture in which the money earned by one is shared between ten. With a high rate of inflation it is very hard for a low income population to survive. That is why the children in Pakistan are working, to earn money for their families so that they can buy more of what they need to survive. What … Read entire article »

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Diseases

Different Diseases and How to Help Prevent these Diseases Hypertension Hypertension is the word used to describe a high blood pressure. High blood pressure increases your chances of having a stroke, kidney disease, heart attack, heart failure, and even early death. The causes of high blood pressure are if you: are often stressed, drink too much alcohol, eat too much salt, have diabetes, smoke. If you want to avoid getting hypertension you should eat a heart healthy diet which includes a lot of potassium and fibre. You should also drink a lot of water, exercise regularly and also limit the amount of salt you eat. The main thing to do here is to just eat healthily and exercise regularly, about thirty minutes a day. Heart diseases Heart disease is very common, but thankfully advances … Read entire article »

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Reused or Recycled Waste

Different Kinds of Reused or Recycled Waste Recycling Bottles: • bottles are collected and condensed for shipping. • reclaimers rip apart the bales, then sort and rip apart the bottles. • The shreds are then washed, dried and melted, the melted plastic is formed into flakes. • Flakes are spun into fine, string-like material to make textiles. Recycling Glass • The consumer throws glass into a recycle bin. • Glass is taken from the bin and then taken to a glass treatment plant. • The glass is sorted by colour and washed to remove any germs and filth. • The glass is then crushed and melted, then moulded into new products such as bottles and jars. Or the glass may be used for other things such as brick making or for decoration purposes. • The glass is then sent back to the shops ready to be used … Read entire article »

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Treatment of Ulcers and Gastric Acidity

Gastric acidity Excess acid may be counteracted in the stomach with antacid pills. The main parts of antacids are aluminum and magnesium hydroxides. There are three side effects of antacid treatment, which depend on the compound used. First, many have an act on the bowel: some have a mild laxative effect, and some are constipating. Second, if the positively charged compounds are absorbed, the blood may be made alkaline. Third, antacids may affect the absorption of other drugs by binding with them in the stomach area. Ulcers A diffuse irritation of the stomach coating, gastritis is usually a severe disorder caused by contaminated food, by alcohol misuse, or by bacterial- or viral-made inflammation of the stomach tract (gastroenteritis). Such episodes are short-lived and require no exact treatment. Pain is generalized in the upper … Read entire article »

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Human Digestion

The animal and its home The animal I am writing this post about is the same type of animal that is reading this post. They have lots of hair on head (more than anywhere else). They have flesh skin, they wear clothes and live in houses. What it eats and how it catches prey What we eat depends on what we feel like. Fish: we use fishing rods or nets for fishing. Vegetables: we grow vegetables until they are ready. Fruit: we grow fruit until it is ripe. Products that can not be found in the wild: we buy things from the shop. Digestion process You breathe in through your windpipe but do not swallow through it. Food is broken down in the stomach: it then enters the small intestine as a thick liquid where it mixes with juices, … Read entire article »

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History of Antihistamine

Antihistamines replace histamine of the two receiver sites where it becomes bound to various vulnerable tissues, thus stopping histamine-triggered reactions under such circumstances as stress, inflammation, and allergy. The antihistamines that were the first to be presented are ones that fix at the so-called H1 receiver sites; they are therefore selected H1-blocking agents and face selectively all the pharmacological properties of histamine except those on stomach secretion. The development of these antihistamines dates from 1937, when French scientists discovered compounds that protected animals against both the deadly effects of histamine and those of deadly shock. The first antihistamines were byproducts of ethylamine; aniline-type mixtures, tested later and found to be more powerful, were too poisonous for clinical use. In 1942, the forerunner of modern antihistamines was discovered; then, mixtures that were … Read entire article »

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The Ndebele Culture

Ndebele Housing In the 18th Century the Ndebele tribe lived in grass huts, but later in the 18th Century they began living in mud-walled houses and they started doing a house painting. The patterns on the walls are one of the most important aspects in their communication through painting. The patterns are repeated throughout their design with only a tiny difference in colour choice. Ndebele History The Ndebele are part of the larger ethnic group called Nguni. They are thought to have travelled from Natal to the Transvaal region. In 1882, following friction with Voortrekker settlers over land and other resources, the farmer leader Piet Joubert led a campaign against the Ndebele leader Nyabela. Nyabela was imprisoned, and then released again in the late 1890s. Ndebele Costume or clothing Ndebele clothing is recognised by its colourful dress … Read entire article »

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