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Thứ Sáu, 6 tháng 10, 2017

The Weekly Health Quiz: Saunas, Running and Vegan Diets




Which food would be most likely to help lower your risk of heart disease?
French fries
Nuts
Juice
Potatoes
Older men and women who failed to identify common scents like peppermint and rose were at increased risk of developing this illness:
Parkinson's disease
Tic douloureux
Dementia
Huntington's chorea

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Studies suggest that exercise may have this effect on the brain:
It stimulates the creation of new brain cells
It promotes connections between brain cells
It may stregthen portions of the brain important for memory
All of the above
Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week for research involving:
How cancer cells spread
The activation of the immune system
In-vitro fertilization
The body's circadian rhythms
A Finnish study suggests that regular saunas can help to:
Detoxify the body
Lower blood pressure
Promote weight loss
All of the above
Children with head injuries may be getting too many of these scans, which deliver a high dose of radiation:
Ultrasounds
M.R.I. (magnetic resonance imaging)
Functional M.R.I.
CT scans
Which statement about familial hypercholesterolemia is not true?
It causes high cholesterol
It runs in families
It increases the risk of heart attacks
All are true

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