Diseases questions This is a list of recently added questions about diseases. Play diseases quiz and see all the questions. What is cardiomyopathy?Thick cardiac muscles. Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart's muscles get very thick and lose function. Cardiomyopathy is notorious for causing sudden death, especially in young athletes. Medications can sometimes control it, but in some cases, the patient needs a heart transplant.Created by: 12 year old geniushuman anatomy riddles »very hard 32% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.7Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles16Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size12Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles14 Which human disease are armadillos a reservoir for?Leprosy. Armadillos are a presumed vector and natural reservoir for leprosy in Texas and Louisiana. They must have acquired the disease from humans at some point, given that armadillos are native to the New World, where leprosy was unknown prior to the arrival of Europeans.Created by: globalquiz.orgmammals riddles »hard 55% fluflu969leprosyleprosy6047pneumoniapneumonia1519smallpoxsmallpox2386 Which disease is almost certainly fatal after symptoms have been shown?Rabies vaccine and sometimes rabies immunoglobulin are effective in preventing disease if given before the start of symptoms. However, only one person has survived a rabies infection without vaccination - it was Jeanna Giese, a teenager from Wisconsin. Unfortunately, the experimental treatment she had received didn't work for other patients.Created by: globalquiz.orgmedicine riddles »average 60% dysenterydysentery1220rabiesrabies5792tetanustetanus1153malariamalaria1458 Which large country in Europe was not affected by Black Death?Poland. Historians aren't sure why Poland was spared the worst of the plague, even though all its neighbours got depopulated. It was the only place not affected by the disease on the European continent (Iceland was also spared because it was rarely visited and Black Death never reached there).Created by: globalquiz.orgPoland riddles »easy 73% ScotlandScotland1654PortugalPortugal1677PolandPoland20561FinlandFinland4231 Which controlled bacterial disease that affects ruminants has the oldest timeline, some experts claim it to have been the cause of the 5th and 6th plagues of EgyptAnthrax. Some experts claimed that the 5th and 6th plagues of Egypt were caused by Anthrax (see Exodus 7-9 in the Bible). they claim that the 5th plague was the systemic form and the 6th plague was the cutaneous formCreated by: Shanmedicine riddles »hard 45% anthraxanthrax2702brucellosisbrucellosis910tetanustetanus1766blackquarterblackquarter612 For what reason were hatters considered mad in the Victorian era?Mercury poisoning. Mad hatter's disease is a common name for chronic mercury poisoning among hatmakers, who were often exposed to mercury vapors during felting works. Along with physical symptoms such as tremors or loss of hair and teeth, hatters tended to develop characteristic psychological traits, such as pathological shyness and marked irritability.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory riddles »hard 56% Alice in Wonderland characterAlice in Wonderland character1473hammering the head during hat adjustinghammering the head during hat adjusting1782empty hat symbols empty headempty hat symbols empty head1844mercury poisoningmercury poisoning6567 Europeans brought many diseases to the Americas. Which disease was carried back?Syphilis was present in the Americas before European contact. It was carried from the Americas to Europe by the returning crewmen from Christopher Columbus's voyage. The first outbreak of syphilis in Europe occurred in 1494 in Naples, Italy, during a French invasion.Created by: globalquiz.orgIndians riddles »hard 46% TuberculosisTuberculosis794SmallpoxSmallpox2521TyphusTyphus2651SyphilisSyphilis5084 Which disease does tsetse fly transmit?Sleeping sickness. There are 23 species of tsetse flies, that inhabit much of mid-continental Africa between the Sahara and the Kalahari deserts. The tsetse fly serves as both a host and vector for the trypanosome parasitesCreated by: brainyanimals of East Africa riddles »hard 48% malariamalaria4872yellow feveryellow fever1633bubonic plaguebubonic plague849sleeping sicknesssleeping sickness6986 During the Middle Ages, sick people wore a bell or a rattle with them. Which disease did they have?Leprosy was incurable, but people could live for long with the disease (unlike the cases of other epidemics). Since leprosy was found infectious, leprosy stigma has been universal, and has been present in all parts of the world where leprosy was present. In Europe, the leper would carry a clapper and bell to warn of his approach.Created by: Monica StillerMiddle Ages riddles »average 63% smallpoxsmallpox2564plagueplague3041tuberculosistuberculosis528leprosyleprosy10466 Which disease causes such hand deformations?Leprosy. Contrary to folklore, leprosy does not cause body parts to fall off. Infections, however, can result in tissue loss causing fingers and toes to become shortened and deformed, as cartilage is absorbed into the body.Created by: globalquiz.orgmedicine riddles »easy 76% leprosyleprosy8637tuberculosistuberculosis391typhustyphus2154smallpoxsmallpox169 Play diseases quiz and see all the questions.