Medicine questions This is a list of recently added questions about medicine. Play medicine quiz and see all the questions. 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: lanusienkarodents riddles »average 61% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer834an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell127spatial memoryspatial memory86vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness306 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 37% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.5Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles13Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size8Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles9 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 »average 69% 2323152046464255252862626163 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 40% aspirinaspirin680paracetamolparacetamol890ibuprofenibuprofen251vitamine Cvitamine C357 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. 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