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Select the correct statement from the ones given below

  • Barbiturates, when given to criminals, make them tell the truth

  • Morphine is often given to person who has undergone surgery as a pain killer

  • Chewing tobacco lowers blood pressure and heart rate

  • Cocaine is given to patients after surgery as it stimulates recovery


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Morphine is often given to person who has undergone surgery as a pain killer

Serturner, a pharmacist isolated the active principle of opium in 1806 and named it morphine. Morphine is a phenanthrene opioid receptor against, its main effect is binding to and activation to micro - opioid receptors in the central nervous system. In clinical settings, morphine exerts its principal pharmacological effect on the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Its primary actions of therapeutic value are analgesia and sedation.

Serturner, a pharmacist isolated the active principle of opium in 1806 and named it morphine. Morphine is a phenanthrene opioid receptor against, its main effect is binding to and activation to micro - opioid receptors in the central nervous system. In clinical settings, morphine exerts its principal pharmacological effect on the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Its primary actions of therapeutic value are analgesia and sedation.

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What is health ?

It is a state of complete, physical, mental and social well being of a person.
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List advantages of good health.

Healthy people are more efficient and productive. good health also brings prosperity and people live long. It also reduces infant and maternal mortality.
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Name three important aspects to maintain good health.

(i) Balanced diet (ii) Personal hygiene and (iii) Regular exercise.
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What is the significance of ‘Typhoid Mary’ ?

Typhoid Mary was a Typhoid carrier who continued to spread typhoid for several years through food she prepared.
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What is disease ?

Malfunctioning of one or more organs characterised by signs and symptoms is called disease.
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