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Question Two Good Reasons to Smoke!!

Smoking may be protective for which of the following causes?

A) Alzheimer & Parkinson diseases
B) Alzheimer & Prostatic adenocarcinoma
C) Alzheimer & Endometrial carcinoma
D) Alzheimer & Cervical invasive carcinoma
E) Alzheimer & Glioblastoma multiforme
F) Alzheimer & Guillain-Barré



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Hahah! this one is awesome!

I think E somehow, dunno why.
Ive heard smoking protects from alzheimers.

Actually smoking IS good for those who have ulcerative colitis. Even nicotine patches are prescribed for those ppl.
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Hahah! this one is awesome!

I think E somehow, dunno why.
Ive heard smoking protects from alzheimers.

Actually smoking IS good for those who have ulcerative colitis. Even nicotine patches are prescribed for those ppl.

Thank you I have ever been heard about ulcerative colitis, and all questions I post in this forum is in the board material(KPLN, UW, and USMLERX)
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i have read alzhiemers , muy guess wd be gbs... whts the ans
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A) Alzheimer & Parkinson diseases

I think there was discussion about this in the forum before. I'm sure this was the answer.
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I would go with A.
Although smoking also lowers incidence of endometrial carcinoma.
hmm. whats the answer?
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A) Alzheimer & Parkinson diseases

I think there was discussion about this in the forum before. I'm sure this was the answer.
Agree


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i think its C....
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The answer is c... although smoking reduce the risk of endometrial carcinoma...this is not a reason why we should encourage women to smoke...
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A) Alzheimer & Parkinson diseases
B) Alzheimer & Prostatic adenocarcinoma
C) Alzheimer & Endometrial carcinoma: Correct answer sources: Alzheimer(KPLN pathology video) & Endometrial carcinoma(USMLERX). This is not a reason why we should encourage women to smoke...<
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D) Alzheimer & Cervical invasive carcinoma
E) Alzheimer & Glioblastoma multiforme
F) Alzheimer & Guillain-Barré
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A) Alzheimer & Parkinson diseases
B) Alzheimer & Prostatic adenocarcinoma
C) Alzheimer & Endometrial carcinoma: Correct answer sources: Alzheimer(KPLN pathology video) & Endometrial carcinoma(USMLERX). This is not a reason why we should encourage women to smoke...<
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D) Alzheimer & Cervical invasive carcinoma
E) Alzheimer & Glioblastoma multiforme
F) Alzheimer & Guillain-Barré
When making questions combining diff sources, we need to make sure all the other options given are indeed the wrong answers. Here Alzheimers, Parkinsons and Enodmetrial carcinoma are all known to have an inverse correlation with smoking. So both option A and option C are correct.

Plz dont think I'm criticizing, I do appreciate ur questions, as they reinforce concepts we already know and introduce concepts we never even thought about.

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When making questions combining diff sources, we need to make sure all the other options given are indeed the wrong answers. Here Alzheimers, Parkinsons and Enodmetrial carcinoma are all known to have an inverse correlation with smoking. So both option A and option C are correct.

Plz dont think I'm criticizing, I do appreciate ur questions, as they reinforce concepts we already know and introduce concepts we never even thought about.

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I nerver know that about Parkinson's disease
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oh! i never knew smoking was protective against any of these 3 diseases. al;l i knew ws UC
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Conclusion: Smoking is protective against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Endometrial Carcinoma, Ulcerative Colitis + it gives you 20% to your coolness!
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Conclusion: Smoking is protective against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Endometrial Carcinoma, Ulcerative Colitis + it gives you 20% to your coolness!
Excuse me while I go out for a cancer-stick ... whoops I meant a cigarette.


Btw, thanks for this question. Learned something new lol
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Excuse me while I go out for a cancer-stick ... whoops I meant a cigarette.


Btw, thanks for this question. Learned something new lol
Lol @ "Excuse me while I go out for a cancer-stick ... whoops I meant a cigarette."

I just learned something new as well.. Thnx
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A, this is coming from a (very) ocasional smoker hahaha
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