Biotechnology in Healthcare

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Biotechnology has not significantly enhanced diagnostic capabilities.

False

Gene therapy aims to correct genetic defects by introducing functional genes into cells.

True

Genetically modified crops have not been engineered to address malnutrition by providing essential nutrients and vitamins.

False

Recombinant vaccines and DNA vaccines are not advancements in vaccine development.

False

Stem cell research has not paved the way for advancements in treating conditions such as spinal cord injuries, heart diseases, and neurodegenerative disorders.

False

Biotechnology does not play a crucial role in environmental remediation.

False

Biotechnology involves the use of biological systems or living organisms to develop products or processes.

True

Medical biotechnology is solely focused on producing pharmaceutical products.

False

Biotechnology can be used to increase the production of antibiotics and hormones like insulin.

True

Biotechnology has no applications in the diagnosis of genetic diseases.

False

Biotechnology played a crucial role in developing vaccines for COVID-19.

True

Biotechnology is solely focused on improving human health and has no other applications.

False

Explore how biotechnology is advancing healthcare by utilizing biological systems and living organisms to develop products and processes for diagnostics, prevention, and treatment. Learn about the production of novel drugs, recombinant vaccines, and the various ways living cells and molecules are used in medical applications.

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