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What part of the ear leads to the throat?

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Eustachian Tube. The upper end of the eustachian tube is narrow and surrounded by bone, but as it nears the pharynx it becomes wider and cartilaginous.

What does vitamin A do for your body?

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Promotes Good Vision. Vitamin A supplements are not recommended because it is toxic in high doses.

Removal of scars and sagging skin from the face is known as what?

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Facial Peel. Facial Peels can either be performed at home with peels and creams or by a doctor, using stronger creams and lasers.

Who supplies nearly 50 percent of the blood and blood products in the USA?

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The American Red Cross. The chance of contracting the virus that causes AIDS through a blood transfusion is 1 in 1.5 million.

What is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women around the world?

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Breast Cancer. Approximately 1,400 women die each day from breast cancer, averaging one death per minute globally.

Which part of the human eye is stored in an eye bank?

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Cornea. The cornea is the transparent part of the eye, covering the pupil, iris and interior chamber.

What is the common name for a rhytidectomy?

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Face Lift. A face lift involves removing excess facial skin from the patient and spreading the remaining skin over the face and neck.

Which of these is an irritation and redness of the membrane covering the eye?

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Conjunctivitis. Pinkeye is a viral infection of the eyelids.

What is the main energy molecule for the human body?

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ATP. Adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) was discovered in 1929 by Karl Lohmann.

What is it called when someone has low blood pressure?

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Hypotension. Fainting caused by insufficient oxygen in the brain is most commonly caused by low blood pressure.

The most distinctive sign of lupus is a facial rash that resembles what?

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Butterfly Wings. A butterfly rash occurs in many but not all cases of lupus.

According to the World Health Organization in 2017, approximately how many people globally smoke tobacco products?

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1 Billion. The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 7 million people a year.

Which of the following are babies born without?

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Kneecaps. The patella, or knee cap, is the largest tendon-embedded bone in the human body.

What kind of eating disorder is orthorexia nervosa?

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A Fixation With Healthy Food. The term orthorexia nervosa was coined by Dr. Steven Bratman, a Colorado specialist.

Which of the following herbals is not used to treat constipation?

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Agrimony. Agrimony is used to treat diarrhea.

What part of the body does the "Smith Good-morning" exercise train?

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Hamstrings. The Smith Good-morning exercise is done by lifting a set of weights on the back of the neck.

According to the World Health Organization, what was the global healthy life estimated expectancy at birth in 2015?

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63.1 Years. The gap between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy represents years lost to illness and disability that a newborn could expect to experience.

What is the second biggest bone in the body?

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Tibia. The Femur bone is the biggest (upper leg) bone in the body.

Near which organ of the body are the adrenal glands situated?

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Kidneys. Adrenal literally means at (or by) the kidneys.

In most cosmetic surgeries where is fat from other body parts often injected?

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Lips. The medical name for the upper lip is Labium superius, while the lower is the Labium inferius.

 

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