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Midterm 1 Study Guide Questions

What event led italians in the late 15th century to

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Unformatted text preview: are thought to contribute to obesity are poor diet, lack of exercise, and gut microbiology (the presence of a gut microbe with increased capacity for energy harvest). How is Morgellons disease an example of a patient- defined disease? The reason is because Morgellons is, according to most medical professionals, a psychological condition. Therefore, only those who “have” Morgellons disease can describe it/diagnose themselves. Morgellons patients typically self- diagnose and then look for confirmation and support online. What is the etymology of the disease name malaria? Originally, malaria was said to have been caused by breathing in bad air and the rotten stench next to swamps and marshes. Thus, the etymology is “mala” (bad) and “aria” (air) – bad air. What rare, neurodegenerative disorder is characterized by movement abnormalities, and typically manifests itself in sufferers between 35 to 44 years of age? It was named for the Long Island physician who was the first to write a precise description of the disease in 1872. Huntington’s Disease Lecture 4 What do these diseases/pathogens have in common: Lyme disease, Coxsackie virus, and Ebola? All of these pathogens/diseases were named after the place in which they were first discovered/where the first person showed symptoms. The bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii is the causative agent of urinary infections. How did it get the nickname ‘Iraqibacter’? Because it began/was discovered amongst American soldiers in the Iraqi war. What event led Italians in the late 15th century to refer to the sexually...
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