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Which of the following parts of the adult human body has the most bones?

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Rib Cage. In an adult human, the rib cage has 24 bones and the hand 27 bones.

Which is helpful for healthier teeth?

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Using A Fluoride Toothpaste. Fluoride has been shown to help prevent cavities in teeth and was first added to a toothpaste in 1914.

As of 2017, approximately how many people worldwide have epilepsy?

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50 Million. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain which is characterized by recurrent seizures as a result of excessive electrical discharge in brain cells.

What animal shape does the thyroid gland resemble?

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Butterfly. The thyroid is the largest endocrine gland in the body.

What is damage to the brain called, in a medical context?

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Cerebral Trauma. The cerebrum is the largest part of the human brain.

What percentage of the world's children and adolescents have mental disorders or problems?

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20%. According to the World Health Organization, about half of mental disorders begin before the age of 14.

What is another name for the vitamin B6?

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Pyroxidine. Large doses of the water-soluble vitamin B6 are not recommended because it can cause neurological disorders.

Which vitamin enhances the absorption of calcium from foods?

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Vitamin D. A bone softening disease is rickets.

In what country did the earliest known breast implant procedure occur?

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Germany. The first silicone breast implant was in 1962.

Who played the first prime-time TV character to have a face lift?

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Bea Arthur. Bea Arthur appeared in the 1974 film "Mame".

What is the most popular exercise for U.S. men over the age of 18?

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Walking. The word "walking" is derived from the Old English "wealcan", meaning "to roll".

In 2017, which medication became the first ever approved to offer a pill with a digital ingestion tracking system?

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Abilify. Abilify is an antipsychotic drug used for treating schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an add-on treatment for depression in adults.

Approximately how much of your body weight is muscle?

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Forty Percent. There are about 650 muscles in the human body.

A 2016 medical study showed 144 billion steps were added to US physical activity after the release of which video game?

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Pokemon Go. The number of steps taken in the 2016 Pokemon Go physical activity study equal approximately 143 trips to the moon and back.

Approximately what percentage of Type II diabetes patients will die from complications of cardiovascular disease?

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50%. Adults with Type II diabetes are 2 to 4 times more likely to develop heart disease or stroke than adults without diabetes.

Which is not part of the eye?

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Exuviae. Exuviae are the cast off skins, shells or coverings of insects and crustaceans.

As of 2017, approximately 300 million people worldwide are affected by which common mental health disorder?

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Depression. According to the World Health Organization, mental and substance use disorders are the leading causes of disability worldwide.

What disease is associated with abnormalities in the frontal brain?

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Schizophrenia. Damage to the frontal lobe of the brain may result in a loss of smell and/or taste.

What does "PO" stand for on a prescription?

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By Mouth. "PO" which stands for "Per Os" is Latin for by mouth.

What is the clouding of the lens of the eye called?

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Cataract. Cataracts are the world's #1 cause of blindness.

 

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