Diseases and Disorders

  1. AP English
    The author uses the indefinite pronoun something in the first sentence because: a. he wants to hook the reader with the ambiguity b. he's imprecise in his thinking c. his style is academic and purposefully obscure d. he does not know yet what the "something" is e. he wants to ...
  2. AP English
    Refer to the passage from Benedict de Spinoza's On the Improvement of the Understanding, translated by R.H.M. Elwes. The last sentence in the passage is: 1. A summary of a main idea in the passage 2. An example that illustrates a hypothesis 3. A transition into a new subject 4...
  3. la
    Selection 1: There's good news and bad news about grizzly bears in the American West. The good news? Their numbers have been increasing in recent years. In 1975, grizzlies made the threatened-species list under the federal Endangered Species Act. The bad news? Some politicians...
  4. history
    How did Virginia’s population numbers change in the last half of the 1600s? A. The population fell due to increased disease and warfare with the Native Americans. B. New settlers arrived and replaced those who died from the harsh life and disease, keeping the population ...
  5. History
    How did Dorothea Dix's study of prison conditions in Massachusetts and Europe change American beliefs? She argued that poverty causes lawbreaking. She argued that innocent people are imprisoned. She showed that mental illness is treatable. She showed that sanitation decreases ...
  6. Social Studies (Check my work)
    What factors contributed to the weakening and decline of Medieval Europe? My answer: In the 14th century, there was a disease called the black death. It weakened Medieval Europe a lot because it killed millions of Europeans. Is this good?
  7. ELA
    Asthma Centers for Disease Control, Asthma, FAQs What Asthma Is 1 Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It is the most common long-term disease of children. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing...
  8. Social Studies
    Which of the following best shows the impact of biotechnology? A.) Reducing the spread of disease B.) Mapping the human genome C.) Developing social network website D.) Developing clean energy sources Is it B?
  9. Tx History
    1. How did ranchers show ownership of the cattle? * 1 point They would put them in a pen near their home. They would brand them. They would tie them up and keep them nearby*** They would fence them in on their property. 2. The growth of the railroads united Texas because they ...
  10. math
    Suppose y , the number of cases of a disease, is reduced by 11% per year. (a) If there are initially 10,000 cases, express y as a function of t , the number of years elapsed. (b) How many cases will there be 6 years from now? (c) How long does it take to reduce the number of ...
  11. Health
    1. What have tobacco companies done in recent years to improve the health of American Youth? (1 point) A. Created more kid-friendly cartoon advertisements for tobacco B. Helped pay for anti-smoking education C. Limited tobacco advertisement to websites only D. Stopped selling ...
  12. Science
    6.A scientist is studying a plant species in which the flower color genes are codiminant. The scientist crosses a plant with red flowers and a plant with white flowers. The offspring will most likely have.. A. Red flowers B. White flowers C. Pink flowers D. Red flowers with ...
  13. Health Health Health
    1. Which one of the activities would most likely be included in Healthy People 2020 goals? (1 point) A. Assist families in getting low-cost housing within the city that is known for high pollution levels. **** B. Help doctors to move their offices out of a low income ...
  14. Science
    A man with a genetic disease marries a woman who does not carry the disease. It is not possible for their sons to have the disease. The disease must be X-linked dominat Y-linked dominat X-linked reccesive Y-linked reccesive I'm reposting this because i messed up the first one ;-;
  15. Health
    Please check my answers! 1. A(n) ______ is an agent that causes disease. a) stressor b) pathogen* c) addiction d) drug 2. Symptoms of an STI include (select all that apply) a) sneezing b) vaginal or urethral discharge* c) there may be no symptoms* d) upset stomach* 3. Ways to ...
  16. Anatomy
    An elevated level of Helicobacter pylori may result in A. reflux esophagitis. B. enteritis. C. peptic ulcer disease. D. gastritis. C
  17. Biology
    One benefit of the Human Genome Project is that it __________. A>significantly reduces the amount of time it takes to identify genetic factors for disease B>provides a way to map all the cells of the body C>increases the amount of work required to identify genetic ...
  18. Probability
    Suppose that a drug is known to be 90% effective in treating a certain disease. What is the probability that it will be successful in treating seven to ten out of 12 patients with the disease?
  19. History
    Which option accurately describes the impact the Columbian Exchange had on the indigenous people of the Americas? A. The Columbian Exchange was a barter system between European explorers and the indigenous people, who exchanged gold for rum and spices. B. Europeans brought ...
  20. History
    Which option accurately describes the impact the Columbian Exchange had on the indigenous people of the Americas? A. The Columbian Exchange enabled the trade of the coca plant, which was later made into an early form of cocaine. B. Europeans brought disease in the form of ...
  21. Health
    Your Health Is Your Responsibility Unit 1 Lesson 3 1. It is important to learn, practice, and master the skills of good health. Four of the key skills include (1 point) A. advocacy, asking key questions, communicating, and making decisions. B. advocacy, communicating, making ...
  22. science
    What could be some effects of population growth, natural disasters, disease, and advanced technology systems on resource availability?
  23. History
    Which accurately describes how the transmission of disease impacted the indigenous people of North and South America? European explorers transmitted the bubonic plague, decimating the native people of North and South America. European explorers transmitted meningitis, ...
  24. Language
    While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. Doing poorly in schools is one ...
  25. English 12th
    1. A fable’s moral may be explicitly stated, or it may simply be implied. (1 point) A) independent clause B) adverbial clause C) adjectival clause D) noun clause 2. If you look at most cultures, you will find evidence of fables passed down through oral tradition. (1 point) A...
  26. stats
    A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.7%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 1%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
  27. Statistics
    Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells. Since it is a recessive disorder, a person inheriting two sickle cell genes will have the disease, whereas a person inheriting only one sickle cell gene will be healthy, but will carry the sickle ...
  28. English
    Need help with some questions! A silent killer is spreading poison across the earth. Rain, polluted by the grass given off by factories and motor vehicles, is becoming highly acidic. This "acid rain" is slowly destroying our environment. Acid rain has already damaged millions ...
  29. Health
    1.Antibiotics can be used to cure which of the following diseases? A) the flu < my answer B) mononucleosis C) strep throats D) hepatitis 2.Athlete's foot is caused by______. A) a fungus < my answer B)swimming pools C) bacteria D) a virus 3. Colds and the flu are spread ...
  30. Health
    1.Antibiotics can be used to cure which of the following diseases? A) the flu B) mononucleosis C) strep throats D) hepatitis 2.Athlete's foot is caused by______. A) a fungus < my answer B)swimming pools C) bacteria D) a virus 3. Colds and the flu are spread through______. A...
  31. Math
    The average height and weight of women varies around the world, but in the United States in 2010, the average adult female height was 63.8 inches (approximately 5 feet 4 inches) and 166.2 pounds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is believed that ...
  32. Anatomy and Physiology
    Hello! Thanks for checking my question out! ____ 32. Which of the following statements is not true about the immune system? (1 point) a) In children, lymphatic tissues such as adenoids, tonsils, and lymph nodes enlarge as growth continues and from exposure to microorganisms. b...
  33. Statistics
    there is good evidence that moderate alcohol use improves health. some people think that red wine is better for your health than other alcoholic drinks. you have recruited 300 adults aged 45-65 who are willing to follow your orders about alcohol consumption over the next 5 ...
  34. SS again helppppp
    Which disease is responsible for killing about 1.5 million people in the southern and eastern regions of Africa? cancer malaria HIV/AIDS*** diabetes
  35. Math
    Annie learned that on day 1 of the outbreak, there were 105 infected dogs, and on day 2, there were 120 infected dogs. She noticed that each day, 15 more dogs became infected. Annie used these numbers to set up an alternative model calculating the spread of disease, and wanted...
  36. History
    Rule by tyranny or by a leader with absolute power is called __________. Monarchy? Which identifies a contagious disease spread by the bites of fleas carried by rats that killed up to 60 percent of Medieval Europe’s population? bubonic plaque? A breakup of a religious group ...
  37. history
    How were the Spanish able to conquer two great empires with only a handful of soldiers? First, the Spanish had superior military equipment. They were protected by steel armor and had guns. The Aztecs and Incas relied on clubs, bows and arrows, and spears. Also, the Native ...
  38. Science
    Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder caused by a mutation of the CTRF gene. The disease is characterized by excessive mucus production along the respiratory and digestive tracts in addition to other symptoms. Cystic fibrosis is a progressive disorder that is most ...
  39. Stats
    Twenty-five percent of all deaths (all ages) are caused by diseases of the heart. Ischemic heart disease accounts for 16.4% of all deaths and heart failure for 2.3%. Choose one death at random. What is the probability that it is from ischemic heart disease given that it was ...
  40. History
    How did disease impact encounters and exchanges between European explorers and the American Indians?
  41. Science
    Check my answers, please. 1. A prion is an infectious, self-reproducing protein structure. (1 point) True X False 2. As one organism eats another, toxins can be spread throughout the food chain. True False X 3. The problem with DDT in the environment is that it decomposes ...
  42. Environmental Science
    1. A prion is an infectious, self-reproducing protein structure. True X False 2. As one organism eats another, toxins can be spread throughout the food chain. True False x 3. The problem with DDT in the environment is that it decomposes quickly. True False x 4. The Bald Eagle...
  43. English
    1. Which word is used to denote a comparison? a. Quantity b. Then c. Than d. Verdict 2. A person who is said to be “very sensible” is likely to posses which characteristic? a. A reasonable understanding b. Nostalgia about object c. Easily gets feelings hurt d. A ...
  44. Biology
    A farmer grew only one type of onion. All of the onion plants died from the same disease. What can be said of this onion plant population. A. Only few plants were resistant to the disease B. All of the onion plants were resistant to the disease. C. The onion plants were ...
  45. philosphy
    Some people can cure heart disease by meditation. I know because the coach of my son's soccer team told me. Answer: Appeal to unqualified authority
  46. world history A
    What changes occurred when human civilizations evolved from hunter-gatherers to settled societies? (Select all that apply societies created intricate laws and government societies developed new farming technology societies became less exposed to infectious disease societies ...
  47. Writing
    The essay below is an expository essay and was written in 15 minutes. Please give me some feedback on my essay ( a score of 1 being the lowest and a score of 5 being the highest). Prompt: Explore how obesity affects a nation's productivity and economy. My essay: Americans are ...
  48. Science (Biology)
    The disease bullous pemphigoid results in the destruction of proteins within the basement membrane that hold the epidermis and dermis together. How would this likely affect the epidermis?
  49. Science
    How can the body of an animal stay healthy? a.fighting disease b.making food c.getting enough sunlight d. reproducing I think it is c.
  50. Social Studies
    For their part, native Americans introduced Europeans, Africans, and agent to new foods, customs, and ideas. After 1492, elements of native American ways of life gradually spread around the world. Sadly, disease also spread from the Americans to Europe and other parts of the ...
  51. Satistics
    1.A large electronics company wants to estimate the proportion of all households that own GPS machines. What sample size is required that would give the maximum error of 2.0% for a 95% confidence interval? An unscientific survey had an initial result of 30%. 2. The design ...
  52. English
    I am practicing my reported speech. The first is in direct speech and the second part I have changed to reported. I would like someone can check Thanks How do you deal when the people said corruption in Africa is a black hole and you are putting money in this country? We have ...
  53. Physical Education (P.E)
    Slide 2:Setting and Achieving Goals A woman doctor is using a stethoscope as she performs a checkup on a young girl. A teddy bear is buckled up in the seat of a car. There are three steps you can take to help you reach your personal health goals gain awareness, gain knowledge...
  54. Biology
    A preventive treatment to help avoid contracting a viral disease that cannot be treated with antibiotics is a A.DNA fingerprint. B.vaccine. C.transfer RNA. D.transgenic human genome.
  55. therapeutic nutrition
    What is the difference in diet restrictions for celiac disease and wheat allergy?
  56. Health Care System
    Minitoring is ____ a.the study of the history of a disease b.determining if there is more or less of a disease than in the past c.the study of skin diseases and disorders d.the continuous search for and documentation of disease
  57. sjps science
    The parasite called plasmodium causes a disease known as
  58. sjps science
    The parasite called plasmodium causes a disease known as
  59. forensic
    Select the proper order of examination "Fingerprints, trace evidence, DNA" "Disease diagnosis, DNA, fingerprints" "Ink analysis, content analysis, DNA" "Handwriting, ink analysis, DNA" None of the above my answer is the first one
  60. World History
    Obstacles to Arab-Israeli peace 1. Ongoing violence by Hamas 2. Right of return for Palestinian refugees 3. Status of East Jerusalem Which ANSWERS best complete the chart above? a. access to international trade ports b. radical groups' rejections of Israel’s right to exist...
  61. World History
    Obstacles to Arab-Israeli peace 1. Ongoing violence by Hamas 2. Right of return for Palestinian refugees 3. Status of East Jerusalem Which ANSWERS best complete the chart above? a. access to international trade ports b. radical groups' rejections of Israel’s right to exist...
  62. biostatistics
    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that affects synovial joints. About 1% of the world population suffers from this disease. A synovial test for the presence of the anti-citrullinated protein antibodies is commonly used when rheumatoid arthritis is suspected. This ...
  63. Diseases- SS
    In the years between 1517 and 1617, which disease killed the greatest number of Native Americans in Florida? A) Measles B) Smallpox *** C) Influenza D) Bubonic Plague
  64. math
    A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.8%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 3%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease. Show all work.
  65. ELA
    I AM STUCK AND CONFUSED ABOUT THIS QUESTION. (1) CARMODY… (There is a noise from the stairs in the hall.) Whisht! It’s the doctor comin’ down from Eileen. What’ll he say, I wonder? (The door in the rear is opened and DOCTOR GAYNORenters. He is a stout, bald, middle-...
  66. Microbes and Society
    In Chapter 9 of the Bible, in the book of Exodus, the sixth plague of Egypt is described in this way: “Then the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, ‘Take double handful soot from a furnace, and in the presence of Pharaoh, let Moses scatter it toward the sky. It will then turn ...
  67. Microbes and society
    In Chapter 9 of the Bible, in the book of Exodus, the sixth plague of Egypt is described in this way: “Then the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, ‘Take double handful soot from a furnace, and in the presence of Pharaoh, let Moses scatter it toward the sky. It will then turn ...
  68. english
    can someone please help edit and improve this paragraph? In 1976, communist leader Mao Zedong died of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a disease that attacks the central nervous system. It affects movements and often causes people to shake uncontrollably and ...
  69. Math (Statistics)
    The Centers for Disease Control reported the percentage of people 18 years of age and older who smoke (CDC website, December 14, 2014). Suppose that a study designed to collect new data on smokers and nonsmokers uses a preliminary estimate of the proportion who smoke of .30. a...
  70. Health Science
    "What is diabetes mellitus? What are the complications of the disease if left untreated?" I need an A+ worth answer. 150 Words. I would really appreciate if I could get some help. Thanks.
  71. Physical science
    Which of the following is not a use for radioactive isotopes? a.as tracers for diagnosing a disease b.as an additive to paints to increase durability c.as a way to treat forms of cancer d.as a way to study biochemical processes in plants
  72. Math
    During an epidemic, the number of people who have never had the disease and who are not immune (they are susceptible) decreases exponentially according to the function where t is time in days. f(t)=15,000e^-.05t Determine how long it will take for the initial number of people ...
  73. differential equation
    i need help understanding this question? can some one tell me what exactly i have to do in it 7. Suppose a student carrying a flu virus returns to an isolated college campus of 1000 students. Determine a differential equation for the number of people x(t) who have contracted ...
  74. Math 120
    Heart disease was the leading cause of death for women in the United​ States, killing​ 292,188 women in​ 2009-that was approximately one in every four female deaths. What is the chance of two non-related women in a row both having heart disease?
  75. Science - hyperthyroidism
    Hello, Can someone explain to me how does negative feedback loop work with a person whose condition is hyperthyroidism? How does graves disease effect the homoeostasis of the thyroid function and its production of hormones I am reading the book but it does not make sense at all.
  76. SCIENCE
    a geneticist is studying a pedigree that shows the family history of a recessive genetic disease. which of the following pedigrees shows an impossible relationship.
  77. English
    Write the correct form. After receiving months of treatment, the patient was relieved to learn that the disease had lapsed into _____. (quiescent) quiescent or quiescence answer: quiescent
  78. Social Studies
    2. How did the American Expeditionary Forces help Allies win the war? A. They convinced German troops to rebel against their leaders. B. They had secret talks with the German kaiser, which eventually led to an armistice C. They assisted the French and British troops in the ...
  79. History
    Please check my answers. Question 1(Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) [06.06 MC] Which answer best describes how the Supreme Court viewed Maryland's taxing of the national bank created after the War of 1812? The Supreme Court decided Maryland was within its rights as a state. ...
  80. Social studies
    Which of the following as a consequence of the second industrial revolution? A. Disease size quickly due to poor medical care. B. New sewer systems decreased death rate. C. Skyscrapers caused air pollution. D. Protests increased due to narrow. Is the answer A? Thank you
  81. English
    For a project I have to come up with some allusions in a couplet format and I am iffy on how to write my own. I was wondering if these were ok. 1) Their death by disease Was not what they pleased. (I was going for a historical allusion to the Native Americans) 2) The town soon...
  82. Statistics for Finance
    Question 3 [17 Marks) There are five (5) set of data; A to E is provided for this question. Each group will be assigned to analyze ONE dataset only and answer the questions below. The assigned dataset will be determined by your lecturer in separate announcement in MMLS. Below ...
  83. Philosophy
    Here are a few questions, please check my answers below. 1. 1. Married men live longer than unmarried men. 2. Single men form the demographic with the highest longevity. What is the correct relationship between statements 1 and 2? Select one: a. 1 is positively relevant to 2 b...
  84. Biology
    Why would the GBI (Georgia Bureau of Investigation) want to use gel electrophoresis? A. Determine if someone has a genetic disease B. Determine the paternity of a child C. Determine the proper genetic sequence to make insulin D. Determine the identity of a criminal Not sure help?
  85. Check answers please: Health
    1. When reading a recipe's ingredients, which substance makes the recipe an unhealthy choice if it is present in a high amount? A. Fiber B. Protein C. Trans fat*** D. Unsaturated fat 2. Of the five food groups, which one should be consumed in the smallest amount? A. Dairy*** B...
  86. Microbes and Society
    The toxin associated with the foodborne disease botulism is a protein. To avoid botulism, home canners are advised to heat preserved foods to boiling for at least 12 minutes. How does the heat help?
  87. biology
    Scientific Method Project In a 2-page maximum type written paper, complete research on a topic of question from the readings. Utilizing the scientific method, document the application of the steps in determining your hypothesis and findings. Each step is worth up to 20 points...
  88. Pharmacy
    11. Which of the following may be taken by someone with peptic ulcer disease? A. Motrin B. Naprosyn C. Tylenol D. Mobic
  89. health and P.E.
    Why is fiber necessary for proper functioning of the digestive system? A:It creates cell membranes, nerve tissue, and substances that aid in the digestion of fat. B:It helps proper functioning of the digestive system and prevents constipation. C:It is important for ...
  90. LA
    PLEASE check my answer this is my last test and i d not want to mess up PLEASE 1. Which sentence contains an opinion? (1 point) Thomas Jefferson supported American independence from Great Britain. He was a lawyer in his home state of Virginia. Jefferson authored the ...
  91. compute the probability that a person who tests po
    A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.3%. If the false negative rate is 6% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
  92. Check Answer!!
    Compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease. A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.3%. If the false negative rate is 4% and the false positive rate is 1%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the ...
  93. Plz check
    1. Blood type in humans is controlled by ____ alleles with an additional Rh factor that determines _________ . one; color two; positive or negative charge three; shape of blood cells four; phenotype 2. If two people are heterozygous for cystic fibrosis, what are the chances ...
  94. Math Antics
    A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
  95. MATH
    A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
  96. Probability of having disease when test has false
    A certain disease has an incidence rate of 0.5%. If the false negative rate is 7% and the false positive rate is 2%, compute the probability that a person who tests positive actually has the disease.
  97. Math check - Statistics
    Can someone (preferably one of the long-term tutors) check my answers: Researchers trap 23 devils, and find that 18 of them are infected. Provide an estimate of disease prevalence. p-hat = (18/23)=0.783 Part II: assuming the same disease prevalence from above. If they trap 2 ...
  98. Anatomy and Physiology
    1.   Simple sugars are  (1 point) lipids. monosaccharides. polysaccharides. minerals. 2.   Which of the following statements is not true about the immune system?  (1 point) In children, lymphatic tissues such as adenoids, tonsils, and lymph nodes enlarge as growth ...
  99. Language Arts
    While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. Doing poorly in school is one ...
  100. HEEEELLLPPP!!!!!!!!!!! LA!
    1 While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. 2 Doing poorly in school is one ...
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