Medicine questions This is a list of recently added questions about medicine. Play medicine quiz and see all the questions. What makes naked mole-rats interesting to scientists?Longevity and cancer resistance. Naked mole-rats are the most long-living rodents. They are known to live up to 31 years. Until 2016, when 2 cancer sick animals were found, they had been believed to be fully cancer resistant. Their immunological system evolved an additional cancer cell discovery feature that does exist among other animal species.Created by: smyrurodents riddles »average 63% longevity and cancer resistancelongevity and cancer resistance1261extraordinary sense of smellextraordinary sense of smell154spatial memoryspatial memory122ability to see in darknessability to see in darkness434 Which trait makes naked mole rat a subject of intensive scientific studies?Longevity and resistance to cancer. The lifespan of naked mole rat is around 30years, while other rodents rarely live longer than few years. Until recently it was believed that they are entirely resistant to cancer, however in 2016 cancer was found in two individuals. Studies have revealed that immune system of naked mole rats has an additional mechanism to identify cancerous cells.Created by: lanusienkazoology riddles »average 63% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer1261an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell154spatial memoryspatial memory122vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness434 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 geniusdiseases 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 How many pairs of chromosomes does a human have?23. A typical human possesses 23 pairs of chromosomes, which add up to 46. Two of the chromosomes are gender related. A female will have two X chromosomes and a male will have one x and y chromosome. As you may have noticed, females do not have y chromosome.Created by: 12 year old geniusgenetics riddles »easy 70% 23232171464657952521332626216 Which common medication is extremely toxic to cats?Paracetamol. Ingestion of paracetamol leads to methemoglobin formation, as cats lack the glucuronyl transferase enzymes necessary to break it down safely. This inhibits oxygen transport by the blood, causing asphyxiation. Each year many cat owners kill their cats by giving them paracetamol-based pain relief drugs.Created by: globalquiz.orgcats riddles »hard 41% aspirinaspirin786paracetamolparacetamol1056ibuprofenibuprofen299vitamine Cvitamine C417 Which has more calories: table sugar or aspartame?Pretty much the same. Aspartame produces 4000 kilocalories of energy per gram when metabolized, sucrose (table sugar) produces 3900 kilocalories, so the amount of energy produced by both is very similar. However, aspartame is approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose, so it is consumed in much smaller doses. Created by: globalquiz.orgfood riddles »very hard 24% pretty much the samepretty much the same369table sugar has much more caloriestable sugar has much more calories604aspartam has much more caloriesaspartam has much more calories262aspartam has no calories at allaspartam has no calories at all286 Which from endocrine glands is responsible for a regulation of sleep?Pineal gland. The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It produces melatonin, a serotonin derived hormone, which affects the modulation of sleep patterns. Melatonin is sold over-the-counter as a sleep aid in the U.S. and Canada.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykbiology riddles »average 60% hypothalamushypothalamus2164adrenal glandsadrenal glands744thymusthymus782pineal glandpineal gland5766 How is the fear of pregnancy and childbirth called?Tokophobia often leads patients to ask for a Caesarean section. Frequency of appearing: 6-10% pregnancies.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknames riddles »very hard 28% mysophobiamysophobia522erythrophobiaerythrophobia281haphephobiahaphephobia524tokophobiatokophobia542 A condition of the unconsciousness is an effect of the shutdown of what?The cerebral cortex. Unconsciousness is a state which occurs when the ability to maintain an awareness of self and environment is lost. It involves a complete or near-complete lack of responsiveness to people and other environmental stimuli.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhuman anatomy riddles »hard 58% the spinal cordthe spinal cord504cerebellumcerebellum1965the cerebral cortexthe cerebral cortex4962white matter of the brainwhite matter of the brain1117 Where are the islets of Langerhans?In the pancreas. The islets of Langerhans are the regions of the pancreas that contain its endocrine (i.e., hormone-producing) cells. 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