B2 Keeping Healthy

What is a pathogen
A disease-causing microorganism
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Which of these is a function of white blood cells
To ingest and destroy pathogens
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What can vaccination involve
Injecting an inactive form of the pathogen to stimulate immunity
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Which of the following is an issue that parents must consider when having their child vaccinated
Does the benefits outweigh the risks
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What happens to new medical drugs before they are released
They are tested in the laboratory, then on volunteers
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There is no vaccine against the common cold because
The cold virus mutates too quickly for a vaccine to be effective
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Which of these is one reason why drug development is so expensive
Because most of the chemicals developed by drugs companies do not pass all of the tests
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Antibiotics are effective against
Bacteria
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Which of the following factors could increase the risk of heart disease The number of cigarettes smoked , The increased cost of cigarettes , Avertising the risk of smoking and heart disease
The number of cigarettes smoked
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A common risk factor for heart disease is
Being overweight
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Which of the following words means keeping a constant internal environment Homeopathy, Homeostasis, Homologous
Homeostasis
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Why is homeostasis important
For our cells to function properly
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