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AIDS is an example of an autoimmune disorder, t or f?
False, ex of an acquired immunodeficiency disorder
Does your skin secrete substances to kill bacteria?
Adaptive Immunity is similar to Passive Immunity because they are both "borrowed" from another source and last for a short period of time, t or f?
Is trying to ensure everyone is aware of the steps they need to take to arrest the chances of someone getting an anaphylactic reaction
David Vetter was born without an immune system and the disease SCIDS. Since he didn't have functioning B and T cells, he must have had an autoimmune disease, t or f?
For now, there are no scientifically proven direct links between lifestyle and enhanced immune function.
Bone marrow produces new:
Red & white blood cells
What is the most effective in preventing catching and spreading common bacteria and viruses?
Washing your hands properly and often
Evidence is accumulating that amonium hydroxide, the antibacterial agent used in antimicrobial soaps, may be causing bacteria to become more resistant to commonly used antibiotics, t or f?
Is HIV/AIDS the most important risk factors for TB infection and disease?
The cost of immunization always is cheaper than the cost of treatment for the disease, t or f?
The flu vaccine can cause the flu in some people because live viruses are used, t or f?
Non-communicable diseases are generally fast progressing, t or f?
your blood sugar levels are HIGHER THAN normal, but you have a high chance of developing type 2 diabetes due to unhealthy lifestyle factors.
difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes has very little to no insulin released into the body, whereas type 2 diabetes the body cannot properly use the insulin that is produced
Improperly managed blood glucose levels can increase the risk of eye disease and nerve damage, t or f?
What can sometimes be signs/symptoms of diabetes?
Weight change, lack of energy, no symptoms, numbness in feet
Cancer that has spread from the lungs to the brain is called:
Lung cancer with brain metastases
Sporadic mutations can be caused by:
smoking and chemicals
It is appropriate to use the BMI calculation for all age groups, t or f?
Cardiovascular Disease includes:
Stroke and heart attack, Atherosclerosis, Heart Disease
What percent of strokes are hemorrhagic?
1. (weight (lbs) x 703/height (inches)^2)
2. (weight (kg)/height (metres)^2)
What percent of heart attacks are caused by atherosclerosis?
Heart suddenly stops functioning
Coronary Artery Disease
Slowing of the smooth passage of blood flow through the cardiac muscle
Disease when fatty deposits build up in arteries
Blood clot (blockage in brain artery)
Blood burst (bleeding in brain, can be fatal)
Type ... diabetes has a stronger link to family history and lineage than type ... diabetes.
There are certain environmental triggers in forming diabetes. They may include: diet at a young age and cold weather, t or f?
Eating too much sugar causes diabetes, t or f?
Mental Signs of Stress
- difficulty concentrating
- decreased memory
- difficulty making dedications
- bad dreams
- decreased libido
Behavioural Signs of Stress
-Increased smoking, drinking, drug use
- changed in eating habits
- changes in sleeping habits
Emotions Signs of Stress
- irritability: short temper
Roughly 12% of the Canadian population consumes levels of alcohol beyond the safe guidelines, t or f?
Valium, Xanax and ProSom are all common names of what type of drug class?
The average Canadian age of drug use begins at 17.5 years of age, t or f?
Opiods can be prescribed for panic attacks and sleep disorders, t or f?
What makes a drug classified as illegal?
if the government has included them on their laws on controlled substances
Combining alcohol with drugs is common. When this happens, the effects of other depressants are reduced, or the effects of stimulants can be increased, t or f?
Symptoms of alcohol poisoning include:
Blue tinged skin and low body temperature
Most doctors in Canada are private practitioners who work in independent or group practices, enjoy a high degree of autonomy, and are generally paid on a fee-for-service basis, t or f?
Prior to 1966, most Canadians had to pay for medical services themselves, t or f?
Depressants are typically used for:
Sleeping aids, panic attacks, acute stress
How many people died during the Walkerton tragedy?
How many people became ill during the Walkerton tragedy?
3 legal drugs classified as:
1. Opioids/Painkillers (codein, fentanyl, morphine)
2. Depressants (valium, xanax, prosom)
3. Stimulants (Adderal, dexedrine, ritalin)
4 illegal drugs classified as:
1. Stimulants (cocaine)
2. Hallucinogens (LSD, PCP, magic mushrooms)
3. Depressants (alcohol)
4. Designer drugs (ecstasy)
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