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What is the only vitamin the human body can produce?

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Vitamin D. The human body needs exposure to sunlight in order to make vitamin D.

Blood tests which uncover signs of highly abundant cell-free circulating tumor DNA are called what?

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Liquid Biopsy. Recent studies indicate that liquid biopsy will assist in gathering information about a patient's cancer by analyzing genetic tumor material in blood.

What herbal medicine is used against asthma, coughs, fatigue, and adrenal problems?

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Licorice. Licorice is one of the most widely used plants in European and Asian traditional medicine systems.

Who is the founder of Reality Therapy?

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William Glasser. Dr. Glasser called his body of work Control Theory.

Menke's Kinky Hair Syndrome is due to a deficiency of what metal?

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Copper. Menkes kinky hair disease is rare with estimates ranging from 1 case per 100,000 live births to 1 case in 250,000.

Where is the basilar artery located?

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Base Of The Brain. "Locked-in syndrome", featured in the 2008 movie "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly", is often caused by a blood clot in the basilar artery.

Who wrote the "South Beach Diet" book?

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Arthur Agatston. The South Beach Diet emphasizes the consumption of "good carbs" and "good fats".

Which of these foods contains Omega-3 fatty acids?

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Fish. Fatty fishes like mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna and salmon have two types of fatty acids.

When microorganisms, such as viruses and bacteria, become resistant to most antimicrobials, they are called what?

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Superbugs. Clostridium difficile, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) are all examples of superbugs.

Which of the following is not a type of white blood cell?

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Erythrophile. All blood cells are produced in the bone marrow.

The FDA approved which corticosteroid in 2017, the first ever approved for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy?

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Emflaza. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.

Korsakoff's Syndrome occurs most often in chronic alcoholics when what vitamin is lacking in the body?

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Vitamin B1. Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, plays an important role in helping the body metabolize carbohydrates and fat to produce energy.

What is the main ingredient of Splenda?

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Sucralose. The patent for Splenda is owned by a British company, Tate & Lyle.

Which of the following is not a common global foodborne pathogen?

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Ebola. Ebola is a virus which is transmitted by human-to-human contact via direct contact with infected bodily fluids.

Which of the following antiarrhythmic medications is derived from the foxglove plant?

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Digoxin. Foxglove contains cardiac glycosides including digoxin.

How many hour diet does Jorge Cruise promote?

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3 Hour. Diet and exercise guru Jorge Cruse was born in Mexico City, Mexico.

Which of these is not a Somatoform Disorder?

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Multiple Personality Disorder. In some cases such as Hysterical Somatoform Disorders, actual physical functions may undergo change.

Approximately how much air does a human breathe per minute?

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7 Quarts. Due to the moistness of the breathing passages, exhaled air has a relative humidity of 100%.

Which bodily system includes the brain and spinal cord?

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Central Nervous System. In humans, the dorsal cavity, cranial cavity and spinal cavity hold the central nervous system.

What microorganism causes the development of Lyme's disease?

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Borrelia Burgdorferi. Borrelia burgdorferi is the causative microorganism.

 
 

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