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bio anatomy
I am doing a paper on the occipital lobe and I am supose to talk about the pathology of it. i know that is like the study of disease of the lobe. So should i talk about different diseases that occur in the lobe? like maybe choose three different ones or the most common ones? ...
Monday, April 16, 2012 at 3:56pm

Bio Anatomy
I am doing a paper on the occipital lobe and I am supose to talk about the pathology of it. i know that is like the study of disease of the lobe. So should i talk about different diseases that occur in the lobe? like maybe choose three different ones or the most common ones? ...
Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 6:38pm

Microbiology
what microbe causes the disease of Propionibacterium acnes? are there any other features of microbe that conctributes the ability to cause disease?
Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 8:57pm

Life Orientation
Describe the life style disease Lack of Physical Fitness and Proper Nutrition in the Adolescent and explain 5 or more factors that contribute to the disease.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11:46am

grammar
1. If we can meet with the patient and he / him / himself, we can discuss possible alternative treatments. A) he B) him C) himself 2. An argument between her boyfriend and her / she resulted in the latest injury. A) her B) she 3. The patient’s son is taller than he / him...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 3:55pm

biology
why a disease that was once on the decline might re-emerge?
Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 8:31pm

disease
Binge Eating Disorder is diagnosed by "experiencing" binge-eating episodes (without purging) more than ---- time)s) per week for --- one,two months two,three months two,six months four, six months
Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 3:11pm

statistics
Suppose a new treatment for a certain disease is given to a sample of n=200 patients. The treatment was successful for 166 of the patients. Assume these patients are representative of the population of individuals who have this disease. (a) Calculate the sample proportion of ...
Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 12:10am

Health Care
Do employers have the right to screen employees or potential employees to learn if they are smokers, have chronic disease, or are overweight?
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 11:35pm

life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 (more)factors that contribute to the disease.topic that refers to:lack of physical fitness and proper nutrition in the adolescent
Monday, April 2, 2012 at 5:30am

English
I urgently need you to help me express the following sentence. Thank you. 1) In the past my daughter has suffered from a disease called oxyuriasis which can affect a person's intestine. I'll give her the proper medication in case she develops/contracts/catches this ...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 3:33pm

Leadership
As F. Nicholas Jacobs toured the Windber Medical Center facility, he was dismayed by the industrial pink painted walls, the circa 1970 furniture, and the snow leaking through the windows of the conference room. Employees earned 30 percent less than their counterparts in the ...
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:35pm

English / need advice
we are asked to write a 1 page report about how is fermented beverage made. my plan is to make report about fermented milk. i found this article but my concern is how can i make my report without looking like a copy/ paste work? need serious advice. here is the article that i ...
Monday, March 19, 2012 at 3:39pm

Government
Which is not a subunit of the Department of Health and Human Services? 1.)The Food and Drug Administration My answer2.)The Bureau of Indian Affairs 3.)The National Institutes of Health 4.)The Centers for Disease Control
Monday, March 12, 2012 at 3:01pm

20
If you are overweight or obese, getting active can help you lower your risk of? A. Leukemia B. Stroke C. Alzheimer’s disease D. High self-esteem c
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 8:19pm

2
Exercise can help prevent _________. A. Heart disease B. Colorectal cancer C. Type 2 diabetes D. All of the above d
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 4:21pm

English
What do you think about my essay? "A little bit longer and I will be fine" “..And you do not know what you got until it is gone, and you do not know what i s like to feel so low...” A quote written by Nick Jonas to express how he felt after being diagnosed ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 7:27pm

Health
Maintaining a healthy diet can protect you from? A. Drug abuse B. Alcohol abuse C. Some cancers D. Sickle cell disease
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 11:53am

Microbiology
Nucleoside analogs and ionizing radiation are used in treating cancer. These mutagens can cause cancer, so why do you suppose they are used to threat the disease?
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 7:25pm

English
Will just taking out the "it" make this sentence correct? The disease is typified by a delay in motor development, by self-destructive behavior, and it leads to death.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 6:53pm

English
can some proofread this research paper Mario Garcia Mrs. Minick English 2-09-12 Animal Experimentation Many people say no animal should be held for cruelty, such as being experimented on for biomedical research. There are people out there that need a cure for cancer or other ...
Friday, February 17, 2012 at 6:18pm

Human Body
Identify one factor that can decrease and one factor that can increase your lympathic and immune systems' abilities to fight off illness and disease
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7:22pm

algebra
A certain disease affects 9 out of every 10,000 Americans. In a city of 4.5 milion people, how many would you expect to have the disease.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 10:56pm

English
Thank you very much. I just want to be sure that I rewrote this sentence correctly. I added a few more things I need to include in an email. 1) improve spoken English skills by interacting successfully with other students effectively. 2) I'm really sorry for emailing you ...
Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 5:51pm

Public Health
What significance does the discovery of human genes have for disease prevention and health promotion?
Friday, February 3, 2012 at 1:29pm

Public Health
There is an airborne disease that is highly contagious and deadly. It is suspected that a passenger in a flight coming from overseas is infected. You are the infectious disease specialist and decide to keep the passengers on the plane until preventive measures are taken. Do ...
Friday, February 3, 2012 at 1:28pm

Pharmacology and the Body Systems
A patient presents with a score throat and mouth, swollen tongue, and inflammation of the face. This patient could be suffering from A. riboflavin deficiency B. niacin deficiency C. excessive folic acid D excessive ascorbic acid. I think B or D Patient is seen for complaining ...
Friday, February 3, 2012 at 8:01am

english
I really need someone to help with errors. Teenagers and Driving: A Dangerous Combination Teenagers and vehicles can be a very dangerous combination. Teenage drivers are four times more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle crash than drivers of older age. According to the ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 8:59pm

Supplementwhat: Misues of statistics.
 8. “Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease.” Is there anything ambiguous about this claim?
Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 2:43pm

Probability
A screening test for a disease shows a positive test result in 95% of all cases when the disease is actually present and in 20% of all cases when it is not. When the test was administered to a large number of people, 21.5% of the results were positive. What is the prevalence ...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 6:51am

please check
1. Which of the following statements regarding stress and hair loss is NOT true? a. The best treatments for stress induced hair loss are to improve sleep quality, manage stress, and have a healthy dietary intake. b. Stress may cause hair to fall out as a result of destroyed ...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 3:48pm

health
Which of the following statements about schizophrenia is true? a. Schizophrenia can be cured. b. Schizophrenia is a biological disease of the brain. c. Schizophrenia is caused by an environmental factor. d. Symptoms most commonly appear in early childhood.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 1:57pm

physics
Due to a disease the main artery is enlarged and the area of cross-section bacame 1.6 times the previous value. The speen of the blood in unenlarged artery is 0.4 m/s. what is the excess pressure on the walls of the artery due to enlargement. (density of blood is 1060 kg/m^3
Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 9:59pm

socials
i have to write report on one disease caused by contamination of water. ms. sue can you please give me easy understanding site that tell me causes of disease, effects and how safer water may contain it.
Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 9:40pm

ENGLISH
Please check for any errors and correct them. Any any suggestions would be great. Cancer is known as an unbiased killer that knows no race, age or sex of its victims. The disease, lung cancer, is the number one cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Lung cancer takes ...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 2:00pm

ENGLISH
Would someone please check my work. Thank you. Rewrite each sentence in an active voice 1) Mistakes were made. A)He made mistakes. 2) Musical legends such as Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, and Johnny Cash have all influenced Norah Jones A)Norah Jones was influenced by musical ...
Monday, December 26, 2011 at 6:08pm

Psychology
How does glial cells affect parkinson's disease? How does glial cells affect neurotransmitters ?
Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 1:35pm

medicial termalogy
I need help on writing a fictitious medical report describing a dermatologic condition or disease?
Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 1:09pm

english
the essay needs to be proof read and any suggestions or corrections will be greatly helpful! The Unbiased Killer Caner is known as unbiased killer that knows no race, age or sex of it victims. The disease lung cancer is the Number one cause of cancer deaths for United States ...
Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 11:56am

SCIENCE
I have a wanted poster to make on: mad cow disease and I need to find a picture of bacterium or virus and "label" the parts. I am having trouble finding a picture that labels parts. Can you help me with this?
Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 9:51pm

Science 7R
substances that can prevent but not cure a disease???? I did the others with my dad. is it vaccine?????
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 8:10pm

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much in advance! 1) Briefly describe the narrator’s personality in Poe’s story The Tell-Tale Heart. Explain what has caused him to feel like this and then focus on how he murders the old man. What senses ...
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 2:23pm

Chemistry
Tc-99 is a radioactive isotope that decays by beta emission and is used by radiologists in the diagnosis of liver disease. Its decay behavior is shown by the activity-time table. What is its half-life?
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11:49pm

geography
Which of the following would NOT encourage a population to experience exponential growth? a constant birth rate b surplus of food c lack of disease d large-scale natural disaster
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 10:57am

Statistics
In the July issue of Archives of Neurology, researchers reported studying the smoking habits of 12000 people (3000 with Parkinson's disease and 9000 healthy people). They found that those who had smoked the most (the equivalent of a pack a day for 60 years) had the lowest ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 2:47pm

biology
a disease caused by a bb gene is said to be?
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 2:21pm

english
1. What is Lynne Cox's perspective in this passage from Swimming to Antarctica? If you continue swimming, you're going to cool down even more. Remember how hard you shivered last time? Remember how much work it was? Remember how uncomfortable you were? This is the ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 2:46pm

english
plese any help will be appreciated 1. What is Lynne Cox's perspective in this passage from Swimming to Antarctica? If you continue swimming, you're going to cool down even more. Remember how hard you shivered last time? Remember how much work it was? Remember how ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 2:16pm

science infectious disease
i have a project to present on salmonella can you help me find website that is understandable 7th grade i can use
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 5:29pm

Health
1. A fungi is a single celled organism that can cause a disease -True? 4. Your skin keeps pathogens from getting out of your body. -False? 16. Hormones are chemical substances made and released in one part of the body that causes a change in another part of the body. -False? ...
Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 6:00pm

phi 103
1. Logic can help analyze ethical problems. (Points : 1) True False 2. Putting an argument into premise-conclusion form can make it easier to (Points : 1) ignore the argument. think the argument is pretty. evaluate the argument. avoid the argument. 3. Karl Popper advocates, as...
Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 2:55pm

Science
I said D for the following question but I got it wrong, I know it's not B though because the disease isn't sex-linked and not C because people who get the disease are usually older (50's). Would the Answer be A then? Even though it's deadly the huntington's...
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 9:02pm

psychology
# 1.21 (1 pts.) William is acutely retarded and requires intense care. His IQ has been measured at approximately 15. What term would be used to classify William's level of retardation? A) mild B) moderate C) severe D) profound # 1.22 (1 pts.) Shannon has been diagnosed ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 4:44pm

psychology
# 1.11 (1 pts.) While Pete was out playing touch football with his friends, he tripped, fell, and bumped his head on the ground. Immediately afterward, he was very disoriented and kept asking his friends what time it was. Pete may have experienced A) delirium. B) dementia. C) ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 2:25pm

Health
Does Sickle Cell Disease involve a single gene or entire chromosome?
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 11:56am

psychology
1.5 (1 pts.) Sally, a client with Alzheimer's disease, is being taught a variety of ways to adapt to her memory loss. Her daily living activities are arranged around various cues intended to prompt certain activities. For example, to help her remember to brush, her ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 4:31pm

psychology
# 1.1 (1 pts.) Roger is experiencing a memory loss that may be related to recently contracting herpes. Which of the following diagnoses would best fit his condition? A) dissociative amnesia B) retrograde amnesia C) amnestic disorder due to a general medical condition D) ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:37am

statistics
Health care workers are at risk of being exposed to blood-borne pathogens through needle-stick and other sharp object injuries. The pathogens of primary concern are the human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus. When a needle-stick injury occurs, ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 2:51pm

algebra
Town has popultion of 5,000.Number of people infected after t days with a disease is N(t) = 5000/1 + 21.7e^-0.4t Find number initially infected find number infected after 12 days
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 10:11am

english
Please can you give me some feedback and any advice on how to improve my argument essay on the topic "Zoos are important places" Also if you have any further ideas I could include. Many thanks for you help. By 2050, 30% of the world’s wildlife will have ...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 5:49am

Chem
middle-aged man has been diagnosed as being at high-risk of developing Coronary Artery Disease. •State the chemical composition of the sterol that is present in high levels in most people who belong to the high-risk group. •Distinguish between the ‘good' ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 8:38pm

nursing
Why is epidemiology important in the study of health and disease in communities
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 7:00pm

math
The number of cases for a disease has reduced by half every 10 years: 1970 - 21,168 1980 - 10,584 1990 - 5,292 Assume N is the number of reported cases t years after 1970. Which is a good model for N(t)? a) 21,168 (2)^t b) 21,168 (1/2)^t c) 21,168 (1/2)^t/10 d) 21,168 (2)^t/10
Monday, October 31, 2011 at 10:45pm

SCIENCE
i am doing a project on pneumonia. i need to answer the following questions in a proper sentence. 1. does pneumonia affect both men and women? 2. what are the chances for survival. 3. what is the % of population affected? 4. is the disease on the increase or decrease?
Monday, October 31, 2011 at 7:23pm

health
Write a 300- to 350-word paper on the causes, symptoms, management, and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 3:06pm

Biology
In man, muscular dustrophy , is inherited as a sex linked recessive , a couple , both of whom are normal, have five children, three boys and two girls , the oldest boy is beginning to show symptoms of the disease, what could you tell them about the chances of their children ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 4:31pm

literary
I tried to re-write the essay please check it for me again . Thank you Sra Antigone and Whale Rider In the play Antigone by Sophocles and movie whale rider directed by Caro. The two characters are Paikea and Antigone both has similarities in common. Both are considered Heros ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 6:29am

nursing
Because water is an essential requirement for sustaining life, why is local or international water assessment necessary to prevent disease?
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 9:28pm

literary
I have to write a comparative essay please review it for me thank you. Antigone and Whale Rider In the play Antigone by Sophocles and movie whale rider directed by Caro. The two characters are Paikea and Antigone they both have similarities in common .Both are considered Hero...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2:27pm

Probability
Suppose that 3% of the population ha a certain disease. We have a test for the disease. 97% of those who actually have the disease will test positive. 12% of those who do not have the disease will also test positive. What is the probability that a randomly selected person has ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:43pm

statistics
government data assign a single case or each death that occurs in the u.s. the data show that the probability is 0.45 that a randomly chosen death was due to cardiovascular disease, and 0.22 that i was due to cancer. Suppose a docote checked the cause of death of 2 randomly ...
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 2:12pm

soc313: implication of medical issues
Discuss psychosocial issues in Huntington's disease. Some of the issues may be from the following list. Use at least 3 of the following or 3 of your own, and provide a resource for your findings. Respond to at least one other student in an evaluative or informative manner...
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 7:26pm

Biology
Explain how an individual can be a carrier for a oarticular disease yet not have the disase. Is this explanation true for all people who are carriers
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 12:00am

Grammar
More periods and commas. Select the correctly punctuated sentence. A) The implant was ruptured, it was removed, the capsule was irrigated. B) The implant was ruptured it was removed, the capsule was irrigated. C) The implant was ruptured, it was removed the capsule was ...
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 3:00am

Biology
What is Parkinson's & Alzheimer's disease? Explain each based on their causative agent,means of transsmission,prevention&control.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12:53pm

Math
A doctor asked 200 people over the age of 50 whether they suffered from depression or heart disease. The results were 16 suffered from depression, 28 suffered from heart disease and 24 suffered from both. In a group of 5000 people over the age of 50, how many people would the ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 10:11pm

Health
Disease Trends and the Delivery of Health Care Services I need a final paper on this topic. any help would be wonderful. will give more information when someone is willing to help. Thanks
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 8:47am

Genetics
Given below is a pedigree in which the inheritance of an autosomal dominant disease gene is being followed. Linked to the disease gene (3 cM = 3% recombination away) is a RFLP marker with 2 alleles (5 kb and 3 kb). Given the DNA marker compositions for children II.2 and II.3 (...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 6:39pm

Health
4. Below are 4 of the 6 components of health. Which one means that you strive to live in peace with yourself and others around you? a. environmental health b. mental health c. social health d. spiritual health C 5. Which life skill promotes you to get enough sleep, choose ...
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 6:56pm

statistics
(Blood Test Problem) Suppose 100 people are waiting for blood test for a kind of disease. The probability that for one person the test result is positive equals 0.1. Two test methods are as follows: Method 1: Test one by one. Then we have to do 100 tests. Method 2: Divide 100...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 9:23am

history
What did islamists spread throughout the Old World starting in the eighth century? A. New crops B. metals used to make new weapons C. Democracy D. Disease
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 2:22pm

math/science
Please can you explain how to do the following: a) a non-smoker with low blood pressure has a plasma chloesterol concentration of 5mmol per litre. Over a period of time this concentration increases to 8mmol per litre. By how many times has this risk of heart disease increased...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:08am

biology
Please can you explain how to do the following: a) a non-smoker with low blood pressure has a plasma chloesterol concentration of 5mmol per litre. Over a period of time this concentration increases to 8mmol per litre. By how many times has this risk of heart disease increased...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 2:38pm

World History Honors
is this primary source ? The Black Death A Description of the Plague This first account is from Messina, and it described the arrival and initial progress of the disease. At the beginning of October, in the year of the incarnation of the Son of God 1347, twelve Genoese galleys...
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 3:40pm

Chemistry
a middle-aged man has been diagnosed as being at high risk group of developing Coronary Artery Disease. Distinguish between the good and bad forms of this sterol. 'Explain the function of the good form of this sterol in the body. List the food groups that are the sources ...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:34pm

Animal Skeletal and Muscular Systems
1.) The development of an animal follows which of the following growth sequences? a. cells, organs, tissues, organ systems b. cells, tissues, organs, organ systems c. cells, organ systems, tissues, organs, d. tissues, cells, organs, organ systems 2.) During an operation, a ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 11:36pm

anatomy'
disease is an unhealthy state of a. organ system b.the entire body c. an organ d.all are true
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 8:24pm

disease
what is the relation between high Blood glucose level (not Diabetes) and Urinary tract infection.
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 11:27am

Nursing
What are meds for disease processes related to nutrition?
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 5:34pm

science
I have two questions I need help with please. Thank you! 1)Mitochondria, the energy-processing organelles in eukaryotic cells, have their own DNA, separate from that of the cell’s nucleus. Which of the following choices best explains the presence of mitochondria in ...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 1:15pm

CRT 205
Can someone review this and let me know if it is acceptable?? This class was so hard and it has been all i can do to pass it! Here is the article i chose Addiction Is a Choice, Not a Disease Addiction , 2009 Content Level = Intermediate Dale Netherton, "It's Not ...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 1:04am

Biology
Calculate the exact probability that when parents who are both heterozygous for a recessive disease have three children, the oldest will be affected, the middle one unaffected, and the youngest affected.
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 9:57pm

english
I am trying to word the following sentence better I would appreciate any help! Obesity, diabetes, and heart disease are diseases that are not particular to whom the disease affects.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:10pm

Genetics
Phenylketonuria, a Metabolic disease in humans, is caused by a recessive allele, k. If two heterozygotes marry and plan a family of six children: a)what is the probability that all will be unaffected? b)what is the probability that three will be unaffected and three will be ...
Friday, September 2, 2011 at 2:10pm

Write a fictional, first-person account of the cre
This is what my assignment is Describe, as if you were a member of that subordinate group, where the group originated, how it came to the United States, and one or two locations in the United States where members of your group live. Be creative in your fictional descriptions, ...
Monday, August 29, 2011 at 9:07pm

English
Thank you very much for correcting my sentences. Here are some more I'm doubtful about. 1) The narrator feels very nervous. A disease has caused (caused??) the acuteness of his senses. 2) He wants to prove to the reader that he is not mad. To prove his sanity he tells the ...
Monday, August 29, 2011 at 4:26pm

Math
“Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease.” Is there anything ambiguous about this claim? Can someone please help and give me a detailed answer for this problem Thank you.
Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 3:33pm

English
Is this properly punctuated? She was admitted for chest pain. The patient was admitted on ___ [DATE], having woke up with discomfort, heavy substernal area and pressure radiating into midscapular areas. Notably, she also felt dizzy this morning and felt a little bit short of ...
Friday, August 26, 2011 at 8:04pm

student supervision
which of the following infectious disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of all school infections? (a)upper-respitary infections (my answer) (b)pink eye (c)tuberculosis (d)hepatisis a and b which of the following statements about playground moniters is correct? (a)youre not ...
Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 8:30pm

Statistics
A new screening test for a disease is developed for use in the general population. The sensitivity and specificity of the new test are 60% (240) and 70%, (280) respectively. Four hundred (400) people are screened at a clinic during the first year the new test is implemented. (...
Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 11:00am

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