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As advances in medical research and technology have improved the ability of the medical profession to diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, life spans have increased and overall health has improved. Yet, over the past few decades there has been a steady and significant increase in the rate of serious infections.

Which one of the following, if true, most helps to resolve the apparent discrepancy in the information above?

(A) It remains true that doctors sometimes prescribe ineffective medications due to misdiagnosis.
(B) Life spans have increased precisely because overall health has improved.
(C) The vast majority of serious infections are now curable, although many require hospitalization.
(D) As a population increases in size, there is a directly proportional increase in the number of serious infections.
(E) Modern treatments for many otherwise fatal illnesses increase the patient's susceptibility to infection.

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As advances in medical research and technology have improved the ability of the medical profession to diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, life spans have increased and overall health has improved. Yet, over the past few decades there has been a steady and significant increase in the rate of serious infections.

Which one of the following, if true, most helps to resolve the apparent discrepancy in the information above?

(A) It remains true that doctors sometimes prescribe ineffective medications due to misdiagnosis.
(B) Life spans have increased precisely because overall health has improved.
(C) The vast majority of serious infections are now curable, although many require hospitalization.
(D) As a population increases in size, there is a directly proportional increase in the number of serious infections.
(E) Modern treatments for many otherwise fatal illnesses increase the patient's susceptibility to infection.

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we have find the link between usage of modern technology and significant increase in the rate of serious infections associated with its usage/practice

Option E does it...

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How can we rule out option D, its more tempting as it also gives one reason of increased infections? is it because argument is about increased rate of infection and option D is about number of infections?
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How can we rule out option D, its more tempting as it also gives one reason of increased infections? is it because argument is about increased rate of infection and option D is about number of infections?

Check carefully there are 2 parts of the argument, and only option (E) bridges that gap...

improved the ability of the medical profession to diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses and injuries-------------steady and significant increase in the rate of serious infections.

(D) talks about the increase in population which can not bridge the existing gap , hence we can neglect (D)
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