disease

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1. probability

Consider a medical screening excersis for a disease that in the case that indicte that 5 people of 1000 people screenedhave the disease.the screening process is known to give a false positive 3% at times and a false negative 1% at times.what is the
2. 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.
3. 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
4. Statistics

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic blood disorder where red blood cells lose their ﬂexibility and assume an abnormal, rigid, "sickle" shape, which results in a risk of various complications. If both parents are carriers of the disease, then a child has a
5. Science

A woman with a genetic disease marries a man who does not carry the disease. It is not possible for their children to have the disease. The disease must be: -sex-linked -recessive -dominant -caused by an extra chromosome I think it is recessive. Thoughts
6. 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
7. 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

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 I think the answer is
9. 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
10. 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
11. 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
12. psy410

parkinson's disease huntingtons disease and alzheimers disease are all types of major neurocognitive disorder
13. 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
14. 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.
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. science

Which of the following describes Joseph Lister’s role in discovery and prevention of disease? (1 point) recognized the relationship between disease and cleanliness discovered that microorganisms cause disease in humans invented pasteurization developed a

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
21. 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
22. 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
23. 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
24. 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
25. 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
26. Statistics

A certain disease occurs in 4% of the population. A blood test for this disease shows a false positive 12% of the time. That means a test will show positive given that the person does not have the disease. What is the probability that a person tests
27. 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
28. 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

The probability of getting a certain disease is 0.2. A certain test is available which returns a positive result 90% of the time for those with the disease, and a negative result 75% of the time for those without the disease. Compute Pr{Test positive | No
30. STAT

The probability of getting a certain disease is 0.2. A certain test is available which returns a positive result 90% of the time for those with the disease, and a negative result 75% of the time for those without the disease. Compute Pr{Test positive | No
31. 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
32. 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 ?
33. Calculus

The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t) = A.3^(t/a) (i) If now (year 2016) the number of people having the disease is 1000, find the value of A. (ii) How many people are expected to have the disease in five years? (iii)
34. Calculus

The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t) = A.3^(t/a) (i) If now (year 2016) the number of people having the disease is 1000, find the value of A. (ii) How many people are expected to have the disease in five years? (iii)
35. Calculus

The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t)=A•3^(t/4) i) if now year(2016) the number of people having disease is 1000, find the value of A? ii) how many people expected to have the disease in five years? iii) when are
36. 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
37. 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.
38. 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
39. 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
40. 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
41. 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
42. 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
43. Science

A scientist is studying a plant species in which the flower color genes are codominant. The scientist crosses a plant with red flowers and a plants with white flowers. The offspring would most likely have... A. Red flowers B. White flowers C. Pink flowers
44. 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
45. Genetics

Suppose a dominant gene for a particular disease is found on the X chromosome and is denoted as X^D. The mother is X^D X^D and the father is XY. What percent of the couple's children will show the disease? I understand how it works if the X^D gene was
46. math

A poultry farmer vaccinated 540 of his 720 chickens against a disease. Two months later, 5% of the vaccinated and 80% of the unvaccinated chicken, contracted the disease. Calculate the probability that a chicken chosen random contracted the disease.
47. 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.
48. 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
49. 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
50. 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
51. 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'
52. 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.
53. mathematics

A patient gets tested for a disease. The test is 90% reliable (that is P(testing positive│have disease)=.9 . 2% of the population has this disease. The test gives a false positive 5% of the time (that is P(testing positive│NOT diseased)=.05). What is
54. Life orientation

Describe the life style disease behaviour and explain 5 factors that constribe to the disease
55. 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.
56. Life Orientation

Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain5 or more factors that contribute to the disease.
57. 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.
58. life orientation

describe the lifestyle disease (cancer) or behaviour and also mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease
59. life orientation

describe the life style disease / behaviour and explain 5 or more factor that contribute to the disease
60. Life orientation

Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease.
61. Life orientation

Describe the life style disease/behavior and explain factors that contribute to the disease.
62. Life orentation

Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease
63. Life Orientation

Describe the life style disease cancer and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
64. life orintation

describe the life style disease and explain 5 factor that contribute to the disease
65. Life orientation

Derasice the style disease / behaviour and explain 5 (or more ) factors that contribute to the disease
66. Life orientation

Discribe the lifestyle disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
67. Life orientation

Describe the life style disease/ behaviour and factors that contribute to the disease
68. social studies

is it possible for a child born to a parent with huntington's disease to not develop the disease later in life
69. 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
70. life orientation

Hiv and aids life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
71. life orientation

Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain facts factors that contribute to the disease
72. life orientation

Describe the life style disease/behaviour of cancer and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease
73. l.o

Cancer Describe life style disease \ behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease

Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
75. Life orentation

Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease of hiv and aids
76. Life orantation

Describe the life style disease/behavhour and explain factors that contribute to the disease of Hiv&Aids

Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
78. LIFE ORIENTATION

DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE & EXAMPLES & FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE
79. 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
80. Social studies

How did the black death most contribute to the end of feudalism? People falsely blamed Jews and beggars for the disease, so these people moved away. The spread of the disease created religious doubts many faithful Christians. (MY ANSWER) Widespread deaths
81. 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?
82. 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?
83. 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.
84. 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
85. LIFE ORIENTATION

LACK OF PHYSICAL FITNESS AND PROPER NUTRITION IN ADOLESCENT.DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE.MENTION 5 FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE.
86. life orientation

describe the lifestyle disease factors that contribute to the disease
87. 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?
88. gym

what is a characteristics of the disease std's By STD I am assuming you mean sexually transmitted disease. An STD is a disease or infection that can be spread between humans having sex. For more information, I think Wikipedia has a good article:

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
90. Biology

Tay-Sachs disease is a hereditary disease that kills 1 in 360,000 individuals in the general population. Individuals homozygous for the defective allele have Tay-Sachs disease and die at an early age.Studies show that heterozygous individuals have a higher
91. 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.
92. 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.
93. 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
94. 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
95. bayside hs

One genetic disease was tested positive in both parents of one family. It has been known that any child in this family has a 25% risk of inheriting this disease. A family has three children. The probability of this family having at least two children who
96. 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
97. Health question

Is Lyme disease caused by a virus,parasite,or a fungus? Isn't it caused by a parasite? http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/ I know lyme disease is caused by a bacteria,but would that be a virus,or a parasite? Wouldn't it be a parasite?
98. 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
99. 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
100. 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