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Department
Chemistry
Course
CHEM 183
Professor
David Harpp
Semester
Fall

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Courtesy Alexander Steeves-Fuentes: 1) Which of the following is/are true about muscular headaches (or tension headaches)? a) they make up 80% of headaches b) they may be cause by T.M.J (temporal mandibular joint syndrome) c) they result mostly from excess alcohol consumption d) the pain is focused behind the eyes e) they have two phases, one of vasoconstriction and one of vasodilatation 2) Which of the following is/are false? a) tripans such as sumatriptan and zolmitriptan are often used to treat muscular headaches b) cluster headaches affect 0.1% of the population c) Whisky is higher in congeners than Whiskey d) Vascular headaches may result from POP (post orgasmic pain) 3) Which of the following would be the most commonly used treament for Cluster headaches? a) pure O2 b) nifedipine and other Ca+ channel blockers c) regular pain relieving medication such as an NSAID or Tylenol d) Naxopren Sodium 4) Which best describes a Dry Cough and its treament? a) an expectorant such as guaiferesim b) an antitussie which would be guaiferesim c) an antitussie which would be dextrometophan d) taking Vitamin C and Echinacea before its onset to prevent it. 5) Which of the following is used as a current cold remedy. (an appropriate one) ? a) acetaminophen + phenylephrine + sudaphed b) acetaminphne + PPA + sudaphed c) acetaminophen + phenylephrine + chlorphenamine d) proton pump inhibitor + 2 antibiotics 6) Which of the following are true about colds? a) when you go outside with wet hair you will catch one b) at one time you could take a week long vacation in Salisbury england if you allowed yourself to be infected and tested c) Rhinoviruses are the most common type d) PPA is no longer in use to treat symptoms because of its amphetamine like affects e) ICAM-1 involves the use of extremely powerful antibiotics Answers 1) a) and b) 2) a) 3) a) and b) 4) c) 5) a) 6) b), c), and d) Courtesy Annie Laforest: 1) Which of these is/are true about the causes of Alzheimers? a) If you cook with an aluminum pan you will be likely to develop it later on in life b) Overweight women will definitely get it when they grow old c) It is the result of a short supply in acetylcholine d) Smoking is one of the main causes for this disease e) There is a strong link between Alzheimers and a stroke history 2) Which of these is/are true about the treatment for Alzheimers? a) Eating curry will save you from it b) Vitamin E intake is shown to be a valid treatment c) Cholinesterase inhibitors can slow down the effect of this disease d) Music therapy has shown some evidence of improving the state of heavy cases e) Huperzine is the #1 treatment for Alzheimers 3) Alzheimers disease a) was initially identified by Audrey Cyr b) patients cost in average 500 000 $ to the government for healthcare c) is responsible for 60 % of the cases of dementia d) affects only people over 65 4) Parkinsons disease a) is due to a reduced production of dopamine b) is treated with pesticides such as DDT c) has a lower success rate than Alzheimers when it comes to treatment d) is commonly treated with dopamine pills 5) Which of these is/are true concerning Multiple Sclerosis? a) Someone living in Mexico is more likely to develop it than someone living in Russia b) It is caused by excessive Vitamin D exposure c) It is a degenerative disease d) Aspartame consumption has been associated with it e) It is characterized by damaged myelin on axons of nerve cells 6) Which of these is/are true about phrenology? a) It was supported by Arthur Conan Doyle b) It is the study of bumps on the skull to predict ones future c) Thomas Edison disapproved of it d) It is a well accepted method in the scientific community nowadays e) It was invented by the Egyptians 7) Which of these is/are true about Phineas Gage? a) He worked as a railroad construction foreman b) He showed no personality changes after the lesion he suffered from c) His incident showed that different parts of the brain are responsible for different functions d) His mental aptitudes were profoundly altered after the incident e) His brain is now kept at McMaster University 8) Which of these is/are true? a) Lead exposure in Romans might explain some mental disturbances they had b) We only use 10 % of our brain c) Gotu Kola leaves consumption is shown to improve memory d) Milk chocolate improves visual memory e) Alphalinoleic acids have stronger antiinflammatory properties than fatty acids coming from fish Answers : 1) c) e) 2) c) d) 3) c) 4) a) 5) c) e) 6) a) b) 7) a) c) 8) a) And some more courtesy Alex: 1) Which of the following is/are true about muscular headaches (or tension headaches)? a) they make up 80% of headaches b) they may be caused by T.M.J (temporal mandibular joint syndrome) c) they result mostly from excess alcohol consumption d) the pain is focused behind the eyes e) they have two phases, one of vasoconstriction and one of vasodilatation 2) Which of the following is/are false? a) tripans such as sumatriptan and zolmitriptan are often used to treat muscular headaches b) cluster headaches affect 0.1% of the population c) Whisky is higher in congeners than Whiskey d) Vascular headaches may result from POP (post orgasmic pain) 3) Which of the following would be the most commonly used treatment for Cluster headaches? a) pure O2 b) nifedipine and other Ca+ channel blockers c) regular pain relieving medication such as an NSAID or Tylenol d) Naxopren Sodium 4) Which best describes a Dry Cough and its treatment? a) an expectorant such as guaiferesim b) an antitussie which would be guaiferesim c) an antitussie which would be dextrometophan d) taking Vitamin C and Echinacea before its onset to prevent it.
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