Diseases questions This is a list of recently added questions about diseases. Play diseases quiz and see all the questions. Which of these names does NOT refer to syphilis?American disease. Colloquial names of syphilis in European countries reflected the path of its spread through the continent. In Italy it was named French disease. In France it used to be called Italian or English disease, in Netherlands a Spanish disease, German one in Poland and Lithuania, and Polish in Russian Muscovy. It never got named American one despite the dominant hypothesis of its origin. Created by: smyruvery hard 25% Spanish diseaseSpanish disease56Polish diseasePolish disease236American diseaseAmerican disease114Italian diseaseItalian disease34medicine riddles » 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 geniusvery hard 35% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.15Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles35Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size24Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles25human anatomy riddles » 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.orghard 56% fluflu1106leprosyleprosy7186pneumoniapneumonia1727smallpoxsmallpox2721mammals riddles » 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.orgaverage 61% dysenterydysentery1347rabiesrabies6571tetanustetanus1263malariamalaria1586medicine riddles » 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.orgeasy 73% ScotlandScotland1837PortugalPortugal1855PolandPoland23755FinlandFinland4686Poland riddles » 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: Shanhard 46% anthraxanthrax3227brucellosisbrucellosis1039tetanustetanus1998blackquarterblackquarter706medicine riddles » 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.orghard 57% Alice in Wonderland characterAlice in Wonderland character1605hammering the head during hat adjustinghammering the head during hat adjusting1990empty hat symbols empty headempty hat symbols empty head2049mercury poisoningmercury poisoning7531history riddles » 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.orghard 48% TuberculosisTuberculosis889SmallpoxSmallpox2811TyphusTyphus3008SyphilisSyphilis6231Indians riddles » 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: brainyhard 49% malariamalaria5380yellow feveryellow fever1817bubonic plaguebubonic plague924sleeping sicknesssleeping sickness7869animals of East Africa riddles » 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 Stilleraverage 63% smallpoxsmallpox2766plagueplague3345tuberculosistuberculosis583leprosyleprosy11753Middle Ages riddles » Play diseases quiz and see all the questions.