Cherries & Gout?

Turns out life with gout may very well include a bowl of cherries!

(for your interest)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/803289?src=wnl_edit_specol&uac=29452HR

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Genetics Study Questions & Chapters on Next Test!

Posted in the documents/assignment section, you will find a document “Genetic Study Questions” for your next test.  There are 23 study questions; the answers can be found in Moore Ch19 & McCance ch 4-5.

The next online test will cover the following: Genetics plus Chapters 11, 16, 17

These chapters will not be included on the test: Chapters 13 & 15


Next Wednesday, we will finish chapter 16 and 17.

Dr Lawson

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Chapter 2

30.) What causes hemoprotein?

a. Excessive storage of iron which is transferred from the cells to the blood stream ***** ref: p79

b. Excessive storage of hemoglobin which is transferred from the blood stream to the cells.

c. Excessive storage of albumin which is transferred to the cells from the blood stream

d. Excessive storage of amino acids which is transferred from the cells to the blood stream

Chapter 3

5.) How does the body reestablish equilibrium when solute is added to extracellular fluid making it hypertonic?

a. Water is drawn from extracellular space to intracellular space

b. Sodium is drawn from extracellular space to intracellular space

c. Sodium is drawn from intracellular space to extracellular space

d. Water is drawn from intracellular space to extracellular space ***** Ref: p98

36.) Loss of sodium and gain of water can cause hyponatremia?

a. true ***** ref: p104

b. false

Chapter 6

24.) What is the role of eosinophils in regulating vascular mediators released from mast cells?

a. Eosinophils release arylsulfatase B that stimulates the formation of B lymphocytes

b. Eosinophils release histaminase the limits the effect of histamine during acute inflammation ****** Ref: p202

c. Eosinophils release lysosomal enzymes that activate mast cell degranulation during acute inflammation

d. Eosinophils release immunoglobulins E that defends the body again parasites

Chapter 7

13.) If a person had very low levels of Ig_, that individual is more susceptible to infections of the mucus membranes

a.G

b. M

c. A ***** ref p223

d. E

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Responses to Questions

 

Chapter 3

29). What initiates the formation of ammonium (NH4) from ammonia (NH3) in the tubular lumen of the kidney?

       a. Arterial pH of 7.25 ** ref: p.117

       b. Arterial pH of 7.35

       c. Arterial pH of 7.55

       d. Arterial pH of 7.65

Chapter 7

38). Whereas macrophages present processed antigens to memory Th cells, B lymphocytes present antigens to helper Th cells?

       a. True ** ref: p.235

       b. False

Chapter 8

33). Some forms of severe combined immune deficiency can be caused by a single gene defect.

       a. True **ref: p275

       b. False

Chapter 9

4). Once they have penetrated the first line of defense, which microorganisms do neutrophils actively attack, engulf, and destroy by phagocytosis?

     a. Bacteria **ref: p.300

     b. Fungi

     c. Viruses

     d. Mycoplasma

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Last Minutes Notes!

Attached to this is the outline of a DVD lecture I will be using tomorrow 9/4, entitled Introduction to Infectious Disease.  This is also posted on blackboard in the chapter 9 folder.

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Cocaine Teaches Brain To Become Addicted By Growing More Cells

This is a brief summary of a paper published in Nature Neuroscience concerning the highly addictive nature of cocaine…and possibly why.

Cocaine Teaches The Brain To Become Addicted By Growing More Cells To Learn To Love It.

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Midwives Improve Outcomes, Says Cochrane Review

Cochrane review? This is a biggie!  I bet you already suspected this.

Midwives Improve Outcomes, Says Cochrane Review.

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