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October 21, 2014

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writing
Doctors in the field of preventive medicine concentrate on "preventing disease and to encourage" good health practices. Best way to write the portion? 1) preventing disease and to encourage 2)prevent disease and to encourage 3)to prevent disease and to encourage 4) preventing ...
June 10, 2011 by Ruth

pstat.................HELP........................
A diagnostic test for a disease is said to be 90% accurate inthat if a person has the disease, the test will detect it withprobability 0.9. Also, if a person does not have the disease, thetest will report that he or she does noot have it with probability0.9. Only 1% of the ...
January 24, 2013 by JORHO

Science
A woman with a genetic disease marries a man who does not carry the disease. It is not possible for their children to carry the disease. The disease must be a) sex - linked b) recessive c) dominant d) cause by an extra chromosome my answer is recessive
November 18, 2013 by Steve

Science
A woman with a genetic disease marries a man who does not carry them disease. It is not possible for their children to carry the disease. The disease must be -- a) sex-linked b) recessive c) dominant d) caused by an extra chromosome my answer is b recessive
November 21, 2013 by Steve

Science
In order for a child to inherit a recessive genetic disease, like sickle cell anemia, healthy parents must both A. have the disease B. be homozygous for the mutated gene that causes the disease. C. be carries of the mutated gene that causes the disease D. have another ...
October 15, 2014 by Anonymous

science
is addiction a disease? I need to write a response paper on this. Based on the definitions of addiction and disease I proposed that addiction is a disease, but I need more things to back me up as the paper needs to be 2 pages. I've compared it to heart disease and mentioned ...
June 18, 2011 by Anonymous

ABNORMAL psychology 220
Tommy is a 43-year-old man who has Down syndrome. Recent research indicates that he is likely to develop A) Parkinson's disease. B) Alzheimer's disease. C) Pick's disease. D) multiple sclerosis.
December 8, 2012 by G. KAY

disease/mitosis
What disease is caused when cells in body divide too rapidly by mitosis? It has been suggested that both certain types of cancer and Alzheimers have a relationship to mitotic disease. 1. Cancer 2. Elephantiosis (spelling?)The Elephant Man Is a good example, and movie. 3. ...
October 24, 2006 by matthew

biology
Genetic problem Schilder's disease, which causes a progressive degeneration of the nervous system leading to death at about two years of age, behaves as a simple autosomal recessive trait. If a couple loses their first two children due to Schilder's disease, what is the chance...
March 15, 2008 by deb

Statistics
A group of doctors is trying to see if a vaccine causes a certain type of disease. They take individuals with the certain disease and individuals without the disease. They then use research to estimate the relative incidence of the onset of the disease after the vaccination. ...
December 3, 2010 by Melissa

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 ...
October 25, 2011 by Betty

Biology please help
I have a project due tomorrow and i cant find a good place to start. Cardiacmuscle disease is a disease that is a result of the cytoskeleton not functioning properly. I cant find anything on cardiac muscle disease. THIS IS NOT CARDIOMYOPATHY
April 6, 2014 by Adam

Health
Does prevalence of disease increase as chronic disease increases. Prevalence is total no. of cases/total no. of risk factors of disease in the population over a period of time.
July 6, 2011 by Linda

Math
Can someone please help me? certain medical diagnostic test is used to determine if people have pinkyitis and it is known that 1 in 1300 Americans has the disease. The test correctly diagnoses the presence of pinkyitis 97% of the time and it correctly diagnoses the absence of ...
December 1, 2012 by James

math
This is a statistics problem. A laboratory test for the detection of a certain disease give a positive result 5 percent of the time for people who do not have the disease. The test gives a negative result 0.3 percent of the time for people who have the disease. Large-scale ...
September 23, 2007 by Anonymous

genetics
1. Long wings (L) in fruit flies is dominant to short wings (l). If you had a fruit fly with long wings, what mating would you set up to test if it was LL or Ll genotype? 2. Jane's mother died of Huntington's disease (a dominant disorder): Jane says she is not worried about ...
April 22, 2014 by emir

biostatistics
Seventeen people has been exposed to a particular disease. Each one independently has a 40% chance of contracting the disease. A hospital has the capacity to handle 10 cases of the disease. What is the probability that the hospital's capacity will be exceeded? a- .011 b- .736 ...
February 5, 2014 by Ann

Probability
Can someone please help me? certain medical diagnostic test is used to determine if people have pinkyitis and it is known that 1 in 1300 Americans has the disease. The test correctly diagnoses the presence of pinkyitis 97% of the time and it correctly diagnoses the absence of ...
December 1, 2012 by James

Probability
Can someone please help me? certain medical diagnostic test is used to determine if people have pinkyitis and it is known that 1 in 1300 Americans has the disease. The test correctly diagnoses the presence of pinkyitis 97% of the time and it correctly diagnoses the absence of ...
December 2, 2012 by Kelsey

English
Topic "War as a social disease" How does feud fall in as a social disease? How does contol fall in as a social disease? I need help on both these please. If possible in depth answers would be very helpful.
February 3, 2009 by Michele

Capitals in Sentences
For my geography paper I am talking about the diseases of Foot and Mouth Disease, Smallpox, and Spanish Influenza. Throughout my paper I am not sure whether I should be capitalizing these words or keeping them lower case. example sentences below: - This report will discuss the...
November 17, 2009 by Brittany

Biology Raynaud's Disease
Hey im doing a powerpoint presentation on this raynaud's disease, and could someone please give me some good sites to go through to get info abt this and please mention anything you know about the raynaud's disease as well, thanks.
April 30, 2013 by Shreya

biology / CELEISTINE
describe the genetics of the huntigton disease a. what chromosomes are affected? b. is it a result on translocation/ c. is it a sex-linked? d. does it skip a generation 3. waht are the cause of huntington disaese? how does it occur ? is it preventable ? how ? 4. waht are the ...
April 11, 2008 by natacha? HUNTINGTON DISEASE

biology
1. Cystic Fibrosis is due to abnormal mucus-secreting tissue. Abnormal pancreatic secretions and respiratory problems will occur. This is an autosomal recessive disease. The mother and father are carriers for the disease. A. What is their genotype? B. What is their phenotype? ...
December 10, 2012 by meek milly

biostaticis
What do each of the following represent? (a) The proportion of persons who test positive for some disease who actually have the disease. (b) The proportion of persons with some disease that test positive for the disease. (c) The proportion of persons who do not have some ...
January 30, 2014 by Anonymous

STATISTICS
In a cross-sectional study of heart disease and gender in middle-aged men and women, 10% of men in the sample had prevalent heart disease compared with only 5% of women in the sample. After adjusting for age in multivariate logistic regression, the odds ratio for heart disease...
August 6, 2013 by Susie

probability
A new test for detecting a disease has been developed. Medical trials show that 92% o patients with the disease show a positive test result. If 4% of the population have the disease, determine the probability (to 3 decimal places) that: a.) a radnomly selected person shows a ...
November 4, 2010 by jj reddick

English Follow Up
For the last paragraph of are essay it's war as a social disease vs. non-conformity. Do you think that I would be better off doing war as a social disease vs. Addiction What would some possible solutions be for eliminating addiction as a social disease? Or should I stick to ...
February 11, 2009 by Michele

Health
My text book says Lyme Disease is a bacterial illness. So,is Lyme disease caused by a virus or a parasite? I'm thinking its caused by a parasite. Right. The ticks that carry the bacteria are parasites. http://arthritis.webmd.com/tc/Lyme-Disease-Cause
April 15, 2007 by DaVonna

history
i need to invent a terrible disease myself that has been detected in another part of the world .. the people are unhappy because the government are not helping them to treat the disease..please help me find a terrible disease but it has to be invented..!!hellpp With so many ...
November 20, 2006 by sheromeya

LIFE ORIENTATION
DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE & EXAMPLES & FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE
May 18, 2013 by MABULE

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease factors that contribute to the disease
April 24, 2013 by Anonymous

Human and social biology
how does an infection disease differ from a deficiency disease?
September 29, 2014 by Malini

science
If a disease is X linked, how it is possible that a father with the disease would not pass it down to his children?
August 21, 2010 by Anonymous

Life orientation
Discribe the lifestyle disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
June 13, 2011 by Faneli

l.o
Cancer Describe life style disease \ behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
April 22, 2012 by vuledzani

science
__1.a condition that damages or weakens part of the body __2.the passing of characteristics from parents to their children __3.an organism or virus that causes disease __4.pathogens that can be seen only with a microscope __5.the smallest microbes that cause disease __6.the ...
December 14, 2008 by Anya

maths
The chance of getting a particular disease sometime during your lifetime is estimated at 1 in 20. Smoking increases the risk of developing the disease during your lifetime by 20%. How many people out of a group of 1000 smokers would you expect to get the disease sometime ...
May 8, 2011 by Beth

Life orientation
Derasice the style disease / behaviour and explain 5 (or more ) factors that contribute to the disease
May 30, 2011 by Lucky selamolela

Health
Can anybody give me the name of a liver disease that may be caused by smoking? It has 9 letters, and the fifth one is "h". Search 'liver disease' and smoking on google and you'll find it. I'm sorry, I couldn't find it. well, just searching 'liver disease' would do it. nlm.nih....
December 5, 2006 by Caley

disease
Provide five ways in which you critically discuss how lifestyle heart disease behaviour impact on the teenager
May 11, 2013 by Anonymous

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease (cancer) or behaviour and also mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease
May 27, 2013 by nqo

disease
Ct scans show evidence of multiple lesions in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord. What nerve disease could this be?
April 20, 2011 by Leslie

disease
can somebody describe coronary heart disease?
November 18, 2013 by cody

English
Topic: "War as a social disease" (We can't use the word children or people throughout are essay) How is hatred considered a social disease during the war? How is the psyche considered a social disease duing the war? How does the war have an effect on the human body?
February 4, 2009 by Michele

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 ...
January 27, 2012 by Erica

psychology
describe neurotransmitters in terms of what they are, their general function within the body, and their impact on behavior. discuss the connection between neurons and neurotransmitters. pick two neurotransmitters and discuss their general functions in our bodies. also discuss ...
September 12, 2009 by jenny

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.
February 9, 2012 by Dianne

LIFE ORIENTATION
LACK OF PHYSICAL FITNESS AND PROPER NUTRITION IN ADOLESCENT.DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE.MENTION 5 FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE.
May 9, 2013 by VUUKANI

hca 240
I’m sending little Jimmy over for a stat spinal tap. He has had a fever for a couple of days, which increased to 102 degrees today. Since yesterday he’s been complaining of a headache and stiff neck. His mother said last week he had gone swimming in the pond by their barn and ...
December 10, 2009 by nancey

Math
Scientists are researching a contagious disease. They found that, on average, each person who is infected transmits the disease to 0.03 other people within one year. Currently, there are 3,000 infected people in the country. Use Excel or another spreadsheet application to find...
September 27, 2010 by Luke

physical
The leading cause of death between ages 25 and 44 is A. heart disease. B. malignant neoplasms (cancer). C. unintentional injury. D. chronic low-respiratory disease.
August 16, 2014 by patience

Algebra
A contagious disease is infecting residents of a town of 7,300 residents. The number of residents infected t days after the disease has begun is given by the function f(t)=(7300)/1+500e^-0.5 t How many residents are infected with the disease after 6 days?
August 2, 2009 by Laurie

algebra
A contagious disease is infecting residents of a town of 7,300 residents. The number of residents infected t days after the disease has begun is given by the function f(t)= 7300/1+500e-0.5t How many residents are infected with the disease after 6 days?
November 21, 2010 by joyce

US History
During the Civil War, a total of 388,580 soldiers died of disease. How do you think the deaths from disease affected soldier's morale? Need help with this. Thanks -MC
October 12, 2010 by mysterychicken

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.
September 8, 2011 by Jami

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 (...
October 10, 2011 by Karan

math
Consider yourself a genetic counselor. Megan and Eric come to you for your services. They are planning on having their first child. Megan’s father died from Huntington’s disease. Eric’s family has no history of Huntington’s disease. They would like to have the following ...
November 26, 2007 by Olivia

Statistics Question 1
According to the American Heart Association, one in every four deaths in the U.S. is due to heart disease. Suppose 25 people will die in the U.S. in the next 5 minutes. • What is the chance that exactly 5 of the deaths will be due to heart disease? • What is the chance that at...
November 13, 2013 by Steven

statistics
According to the American Heart Association, one in every four deaths in the U.S. is due to heart disease. Suppose 25 people will die in the U.S. in the next 5 minutes. • What is the chance that exactly 5 of the deaths will be due to heart disease? • What is the chance that at...
November 13, 2013 by Steven

life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour of cancer and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease
April 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Life orantation
Describe the life style disease/behavhour and explain factors that contribute to the disease of Hiv&Aids
May 15, 2012 by Yvette

Grade 12 life orientation
Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
April 19, 2012 by Tebogo

Grade 12 life orientation
Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
April 19, 2012 by Tebogo

Life orentation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease of hiv and aids
May 7, 2013 by Kamogelo

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease.
May 12, 2011 by Judith

Microbiology
what microbe causes the disease of Propionibacterium acnes? are there any other features of microbe that conctributes the ability to cause disease?
April 14, 2012 by Anonymous

life orientation
Hiv and aids life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
March 11, 2013 by tshotlego

Life Orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain5 or more factors that contribute to the disease.
April 28, 2013 by Anonymous

life orientation
describe the life style disease / behaviour and explain 5 or more factor that contribute to the disease
May 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Life orentation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease
May 7, 2013 by Kamogelo

Grade 12 LIFE ORIENTATION
Discribe the lifestyle disease/behaviour.Mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease/behaviour
May 21, 2013 by Nomzamo

life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain facts factors that contribute to the disease
May 25, 2013 by Anonymous

Health and Disease
How do disease trends impact the delivery of health care services, such as treatment options and resources available to the public?
November 11, 2009 by Anonymous

health and disease
How do disease impact the delivery of health care services, such as treatment options and resources available today to the public?
March 10, 2010 by Jenny

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease behaviour and explain 5 factors that constribe to the disease
February 21, 2013 by Tumelo

Life Orientation
Describe the life style disease cancer and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
April 28, 2013 by Evimuzi

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behavior and explain factors that contribute to the disease.
May 3, 2013 by Rebecca

life orientation
provide 5 (or more) ways in which you critically discuss how life style /behavior disease impact on teenager.the disease is hiv and aids.
May 15, 2013 by tebogo

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.
April 11, 2012 by Neha-sen

disease
Are there any measures for disease prevention which were used in early times that should be used today
November 26, 2008 by april

life orintation
describe the life style disease and explain 5 factor that contribute to the disease
April 27, 2013 by thapelo

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/ behaviour and factors that contribute to the disease
May 1, 2013 by Nelisiwe

math/probability
204 / 205 - EXERCISES FOR SECTION 4.2 18- WHAT ARE EQUALY LIKELY OUTCOMES? 19- DESCRIBE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN IMPOSSIBLE EVENT AND A CERTAIN EVENT IN PROBABILITY. BE SURE TO PROVIDE EXAMPLES. 26- ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. THE BAR GRAPH IN FIGURE 4.3 SHOWS THE PERCENTAGE OF ...
February 18, 2008 by nascha

health and disease
What are some main disease focus for health people 2010
December 3, 2008 by april

disease
What is a disease caused by Bacilli spores and Flagellated Forms? (Bacilli Bacteria)
September 9, 2009 by Shanete

Economics
I am having problems answering the question below can you please help? With probability p, you will catch a disease that reduces your income from y, its level when you are healthy, to y-k, where k > 0. A vaccine is available, at cost c, that reduces the probability of your ...
May 14, 2013 by Emma

Life orietation
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
May 25, 2011 by Vusi

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
April 2, 2012 by Teru

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 or more factors that contribute to the disease of substance abuse of both legal and illegal drugs among the youth
April 25, 2013 by Selby

science
Im researching a disease caused by a cellular organelle that does not function properly. My topic is "cardiamuscle disease" and its organelle is the cytoskeleton. Ive searched google but cant seem to find a website to help me begin
April 6, 2014 by Adam

Philosophy
1."Liberals need to understand the global health argument for abortion is deeply offensive. It is like fighting disease by killing everyone who has a disease" This contains: A. euphemism B. dysphemism C. rhetorical definition D. none of the above My answer is C
February 21, 2013 by Ashley

Health
I have a female red eared slider that has swollen eyes. I found out that it has a disease. I do not know where to get the antibiotics to help treat this disease and care for my turtle. If you know of any places or things I can do to help my turtle, then please do so. Thank You...
March 29, 2011 by Ann

BIOLOGY
if a woman is a carrier for a disease (Hh) and a man has a 50% chance of being a carrier for that disease, what is the probability that they have a child with that disease? i've figured out that if the man IS a carrier, there is a 25% chance and if the man IS NOT a carrier, ...
February 15, 2010 by amy

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.
January 12, 2012 by Mohammad

Anatomy and Physiology
A young child has a neurological disorder that causes spastic paralysis. What disease does this child most likely have? A. Huntington's disease B. Myasthenia gravis C. Subdural hematoma D. Cerebral palsy
February 5, 2014 by Diana

life orientation
The practice of high risk sexual behaviour amongst teenagers.describe The lifestyle disease/behaviour.mention 5(or more)factors that contributes the disease/behaviour
May 9, 2013 by loryn landers

statistics
Prospective Cohort Study The following tables show the crude and sex-specific results from a Prospective Cohort Study that examines the association between a binary exposure (E) and the development of a disease (D) during 20 years of follow-up. Full Data: Sex-Specific Data: ...
January 14, 2013 by Anonymous

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 disease allele can ...
November 18, 2011 by Jon

economics
Suppose the president is attempting to decide whether the federal gov should spend more research to find a cure for heart disease. How should policy makers determine the amount of money that should be allocated for research curing heart disease? they should base their decision...
September 21, 2012 by jamma

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