Monitoring and maintaining health - Non-communicable disease - OCR Gateway test questions - OCR Gateway

1

What does correlation mean?

2

Which of these describes a causal mechanism for lung cancer?

3

Insulin can be made by genetic modification of bacteria in order to treat which disease?

4

Which of these correctly describes the correlation shown in the graph?

Correlation graph - smoking-related deaths

5

What is an advantage of using a patient's own stem cells to grow a heart that could be used to treat heart failure?

6

Name two risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes.

7

What effect could smoking during pregnancy have on a newborn baby?

8

How does alcohol affect brain function?

9

What does the 'incidence of a disease' mean?

10

What was one of the aims of the Human Genome Project?