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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 ...
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 12:07pm 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 ...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:12am 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
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:30pm 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
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 12:38pm by Steve

English
Disease-state management means to manage a disease. This includes the medications used to treat the disease and how these different meds react with each other.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 9:17pm by Ms. Sue

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 ...
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 10:43pm by Anonymous

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 by Betty

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. ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 2:17pm by matthew

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.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11:52pm by G. KAY

maths
risk of developing the disease for general public = 1/20 rink of developing the disease for smokers = (1/2)(1.2) = .06 = 3/5 So from 1000 appr. 60 would develop the disease.
Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 10:33am by Reiny

Biology
An individual can be a carrier for a particular disease yet not have the disease because the disease is recessive. That means to have the disease you need to carry both of the recessive genes of the disease (rr) and to get both the recessive genes your parents need to each be ...
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 12:00am by Kayla

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...
Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 3:24pm by deb

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 ...
Friday, April 11, 2008 at 12:52pm by natacha? HUNTINGTON DISEASE

Life orientation
It seems you have a particular disease in mind? If so, you need to state what it is. If it is any disease, please try some of the following links: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=lifestyle+disease%2Fbehaviou+and+factors+that+contribute+to+the+disease Sra
Monday, June 13, 2011 at 3:47am by SraJMcGin

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. ...
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 9:22pm by Melissa

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
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 9:43pm 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.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 3:02am 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 ...
Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 3:15pm 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 ...
Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 7:32pm 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 ...
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:01pm by Kelsey

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 ...
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 8:36am by Anonymous

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 ...
Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 11:20pm by Anonymous

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.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:23pm 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...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 7:12pm 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.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 11:51pm by Shreya

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 ...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 4:07pm by Ann

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? ...
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:50pm by meek milly

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 ...
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11:05pm by jj reddick

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...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 3:44pm by Susie

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 ...
Monday, November 20, 2006 at 4:40pm by sheromeya

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease factors that contribute to the disease
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:32am by Anonymous

l.o
Describe the life style disease behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 1:29pm by Cancer

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease and five factors that contribute to the disease.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 9:17am by matome

LIFE ORIENTATION
DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE & EXAMPLES & FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 5:14am by MABULE

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
Sunday, April 15, 2007 at 6:03pm by DaVonna

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?
Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 9:45pm by Anonymous

Life orientation
Discribe the lifestyle disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Monday, June 13, 2011 at 3:47am by Faneli

l.o
Cancer Describe life style disease \ behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 1:29pm by vuledzani

Life orientation
Describ the lifestyle disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10:00am by Selby

life orientation
Discribe the lifestyle disease and menstion 5 factors that contribute to the disease/behaviour
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:32am by Inno

disease
can somebody describe coronary heart disease?
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 9:45am by cody

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 ...
Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 12:51pm by Anya

social studies
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and axplain 5 factors that contribute to the disease.
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 10:03pm by Thabelo

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease or behaviour.mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease.cancer
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 9:17am by lindoh

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....
Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 5:44pm by Caley

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 ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 4:54pm by Michele

Life orientation
Derasice the style disease / behaviour and explain 5 (or more ) factors that contribute to the disease
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 2:26pm by Lucky selamolela

disease
Provide five ways in which you critically discuss how lifestyle heart disease behaviour impact on the teenager
Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 3:28am by Anonymous

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease (cancer) or behaviour and also mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Monday, May 27, 2013 at 2:10pm by nqo

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?
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 7:45am 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 ...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 6:51am by Erica

Medical Terminology
A disease or condition usually resulting from a previous disease or injury is a. prophylaxis b. noncontributory c. sequela d. marked
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at 12:15am by arlene

disease
Ct scans show evidence of multiple lesions in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord. What nerve disease could this be?
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 12:18am by Leslie

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND DISEASE
They can either help, hinder or have no effect. You might want to limit your topic to a specific cultural factor and disease.
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 5:03pm by PsyDAG

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 ...
Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 4:19pm by jenny

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?
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 9:03pm by joyce

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?
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 4:06pm by Laurie

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 ...
Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 10:33am by Beth

LIFE ORIENTATION
LACK OF PHYSICAL FITNESS AND PROPER NUTRITION IN ADOLESCENT.DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE.MENTION 5 FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 5:05am 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 ...
Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 8:30pm 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...
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 8:42pm by Luke

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 by Dianne

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 by Jami

math
1.What is the probability Megan will develop the symptoms of Huntington’s disease? (Assume her mother was hh.) Show the sample space.--50% 2.What is the probability that their first child will develop Huntington’s disease?--25% chance having disease, 75% chance doesnt have ...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 12:14pm by Olivia

Genetica
Since hemophilia is a rare disease and statistics on this disease are not common knowledge it would be best for you to contact a specialist. Hemophilia is complicated in genetics since females rarely get the disease but are more often carriers. However testing always needs to ...
Friday, September 9, 2011 at 1:41pm by Creative Teacher

math
Consider the four possibilities and their probabilities. has disease and tests positive: (0.02)x(0.997)= 0.0199 has disease but tests negative: (0.02)x(0.003)= 0.0001 has no disease and tests negative: (0.98)x(0.95) = 0.9310 has no disease but tests positive: (0.98)x(0.05) = 0...
Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 11:20pm by drwls

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...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:13pm 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...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:07pm by Steven

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
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 8:31pm by mysterychicken

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 ...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 12:14pm by Olivia

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 3:23pm 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?
Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 8:57pm by Anonymous

life orientation
Hiv and aids life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 12:26pm by tshotlego

Life Orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain5 or more factors that contribute to the disease.
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 5:09am by Anonymous

life orientation
describe the life style disease / behaviour and explain 5 or more factor that contribute to the disease
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 6:15am by Anonymous

Life orentation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 2:39pm by Kamogelo

life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain facts factors that contribute to the disease
Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 3:20pm by Anonymous

life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour of cancer and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 4:40am by Anonymous

Life orantation
Describe the life style disease/behavhour and explain factors that contribute to the disease of Hiv&Aids
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 8:58am by Yvette

Grade 12 LIFE ORIENTATION
Discribe the lifestyle disease/behaviour.Mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease/behaviour
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 3:55pm by Nomzamo

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, ...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 7:11pm by amy

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease behaviour and explain 5 factors that constribe to the disease
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:13am by Tumelo

Life Orientation
Describe the life style disease cancer and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 6:32am by Evimuzi

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behavior and explain factors that contribute to the disease.
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 2:07pm by Rebecca

disease
Forms? I suspect you mean Flagellated spores. In that case, Potato blight (causing the famous Irish potato blight) is a disease caused by flagellated spores, and also the famous Grape blight in France in the late 1800s. BAcilli spores? Anthrax is a common world wide disease ...
Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 9:34pm by bobpursley

English
Have you actually looked up the meaning of "social disease"? Are you sure you want to make this type of comparison? http://www.answers.com/topic/social-disease
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 7:45am by Writeacher

Life orentation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease of hiv and aids
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 2:56pm by Kamogelo

disease
Are there any measures for disease prevention which were used in early times that should be used today
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 11:51am by april

life orintation
describe the life style disease and explain 5 factor that contribute to the disease
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 5:18am by thapelo

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/ behaviour and factors that contribute to the disease
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:27pm by Nelisiwe

Health and Disease
How do disease trends impact the delivery of health care services, such as treatment options and resources available to the public?
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 9:09pm 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?
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 12:25am by Jenny

Grade 12 life orientation
Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 2:40pm by Tebogo

Grade 12 life orientation
Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 3:04pm by Tebogo

Life Orientation
describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 (or more) factors that contribute of the disease call cancer?
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 5:09am by mxolisi maphanga

psychology
•Describe neurotransmitters. Explain what they are, their function within the body, and their impact on behavior. •Describe the connection between neurons and neurotransmitters. •Choose two neurotransmitters and discuss their function within the body. Discuss both ...
Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 4:19pm by Elizabeth

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.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:32pm by tebogo

LIFE ORIENTATION
Hiv Aids lifestyle disease/behaviour, mention 5 factors that contribite to the disease/behaviour
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2:21pm by sanele duma aka Rah or mqhunsu

health and disease
What are some main disease focus for health people 2010
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 8:13pm by april

disease
What is a disease caused by Bacilli spores and Flagellated Forms? (Bacilli Bacteria)
Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 9:34pm by Shanete

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