Biotechnology in Healthcare
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Biotechnology in Healthcare

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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Questions and Answers

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.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Biotechnology does not play a crucial role in environmental remediation.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Medical biotechnology is solely focused on producing pharmaceutical products.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Biotechnology has no applications in the diagnosis of genetic diseases.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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