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Current state of Dyslexia Research RE Perception/Cognition with respect to Group Theory in Mathematics (The mathematical theory of symmetry, roughly) [migrated]

What is the current state of dyslexia research with respect to the study of symmetry in mathematics, which (roughly) mathematicians call Group Theory? I ask for the following reason: the mathematics ...
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can we order the work of geinats to produce millanene for skin?

skin millanene cells produce when geinat hierarchy is changed which: OCA1-OCA8 so can we order the work of these geinats till produce the millanene for skin?
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Why do blood vessels have M3 Receptors that can only be stimulated exogenously?

I'm going through pharmacology and this detail that our lecturer sort of brushed over sort of baffled me? As far as I understand, endogenous means being stimulated by the body as part of a synapse, ...
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Urolithin A for Alzheimer's?

Recently there have been items in the general media about a study carried out at the University of Copenhagen and the American Institute of aging concerning some possibly beneficial effects of the ...
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Why is gene therapy more effective in children than in adults, if proteins can be recreated once the genes have been corrected?

As someone with significant bilateral hearing loss for several years, I was really disappointed to learn that the Progenitor Cell Activation procedure from Frequency Therapeutics had failed horribly, ...
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What are the most recent efforts to develop sarcopenia drugs to combat muscle loss due to semaglutide use?

There are lot of news that the use of semaglutides reduces the muscle mass as well and this article https://www.uclahealth.org/news/article/rapid-weight-loss-can-lead-loss-muscle-mass is the only one ...
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Is crown lengthening surgical performed before post and core? How along should it be between doing them? [closed]

Is crown lengthening surgical performed before post and core? How along should it be between doing them ?
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Accidently spilled someone else's medicine on my hand [closed]

I was injecting some medicine to my dog, IV, and accidently spilled some of it on my hand. My hand smells of medicine now, and even though I have washed it several times the smell doesn't go. This is ...
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How many milliliters of various blood products can be derived from whole blood and apheresis donations?

I am doing some research on blood products and the donation process, and I was hoping someone here might be able to help. Specifically, I'm looking for information on approximately (a range of ...
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Medical Education - Excluding Audiobooks & Text-To-Speech Software, What Auditory Resources can Students be Directed to use?

Aside from audiobooks, I seldom come across medical education resources for students who either: A. Want to learn by audio B. Need to learn by audio A. There are many students who casually want to ...
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Where can I find brain scans of people who "changed their preferences" over time

Hello, I hope this is the correct SE for my question. If not, Mods, please advise me where I need to go. Background Often people say, that they changed their preference with time. They dont eat ...
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Why isn’t porphyria treated with ferrochelatase supplementation?

Erythropoietic protoporphyria is a disorder characterized by ferrochelatase enzyme deficiency in all tissues. Ferrochelatase puts the iron in protoporphyrin to make haem. Other enzyme deficiencies ...
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Concurrent somatostatin-positive and -negative neuroendocrine tumors

Are there any known cases of concurrent neuroendocrine tumors where one of the tumors is somatostatin-positive, but the other one is somatostatin-negative (thus, only one of them would be diagnoseable ...
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Why might caphosol super-saturated calcium phosphate mouthrinse have to be used immediately after mixing?

I have been using a compounded prescription caphosol super-saturated calcium phosphate mouthrinse (prescribed for the purpose of tooth remineralization to offset the effects of tooth grinding). The ...
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Lensometer readout -- PSM

On the readout of single vision glasses from a Zeiss visulens 550, I have the following: ----------------------- VISULENS 550 ----------------------- Date: yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm:ss ID.xxxxxx Mode: ...
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What are the long-term consequences of body rocking?

Body rocking is a kind of sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder (see for example this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YtXIFKSykw from 0:15). According to the NIH's article on repetitive ...
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What are the downsides, if any, of using a toothpaste with a high sodium fluoride concentration?

Assume a male adult, which excludes fluorosis development and pregnancy. What are the downsides, if any, of using a toothpaste with a high sodium fluoride concentration (e.g., sodium fluoride 1.1 per ...
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Can autologous serum eye drops clot if left out of the fridge?

We got some autologous serum eye drops for our dog to help treat a stubborn ulcer, and she has been on them for a few days now, however, when bringing the drops back from my mums house to mine, I ...
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Vein viewers - are they any good in real life?

I'm not a medical professional. My wife has really-hard-to-find veins and every time she has a venipuncture, it's really long and complicated process for half an hour, multiple nurses are trying and ...
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What factors maintain chronic hemorrhoids?

Haemorrhoid sufferers are often told to eat more fruit/veg and check they are drinking enough water, then expect the problem to repair naturally. What factors might lead to regression of chronic piles ...
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How much does obstructive sleep apnea increase the risk of anesthesia?

The title basically is it. I know that obstructive sleep apnea increase the risk of anesthesia, but I haven't found any guidelines to how much that increase is, or what the level of risk becomes. EDIT:...
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Am I right to think that there is no high-quality evidence to prove the Carbohydrate-Insulin hypothesis?

I've been looking into popular literature about weight loss, and, in particular, the talks, interviews, and books by Dr. Jason Fung and Peter Attia. A lot of it is centred around the Carbohydrate-...
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Confirmation my grandmother was an identical twin and why she didn't have the BRCA gene?

There's been a long unanswered question in my family until recently. My grandmother had a twin sister who looked very similar but no one knew if they were identical twins or fraternal. My grandmother ...
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What factors govern how much someone sweats?

I've been under the impression my entire life, even after taking a moderate amount of chemistry and biology in college, that reducing sodium intake and being in better overall shape would cause ...
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Can hearing be improved by pressure changes?

On a recent flight, I noticed that my hearing was better when there was an imbalance in pressure between my inner and outer ear. After yawning, my hearing would worsen. Or rather, the noise of the ...
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Differences in the rate of circumcision by US state

Why are circumcision rates lower in the west than in the rest of the US? This graph is from this article by the NPR health correspondent. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/08/22/...
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Hypoxia effects on circulatory system

In the latest edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine it is said that “acute hypoxia stimulates the chemoreceptor reflex arc to induce venoconstriction and systemic arterial vasodilation”...
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What does "partial pressure" mean in the setting of arterial CO₂?

I am currently learning renal physiology and was just introduced to the concept of partial arterial pressure of CO2, and I am a bit confused. I'll start with what I know and then move on to what I am ...
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Is there any research or theory that indicates whether smelling isopropyl alcohol can be a safe treatment for regularly recurring nausea?

I have seen research papers that have found that smelling isopropyl alcohol is a safe and effective treatment for nausea in Emergency Room patients. https://www.cfp.ca/content/64/8/580#:~:text=Two%...
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Do significant numbers of people report colour vision even at very low light intensities?

I was explaining to a 16 year old how rods and cones in the eyes work. I said to him that that is why everything looks black and white at night. To my great suprise he told me he had never experienced ...
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Did Funapide ever start Phase III of clinical trials?

Funapide is an analgesic that is still under development (to the best of my knowledge) for the treatment of a variety of chronic pain conditions, which include dental and neuropathic pain. On the ...
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What part of the auditory system restricts the human hearing frequency range?

It is well known that the human hearing frequency range is always between 20 Hz to 20 kHz. My question is: what part of the auditory system does this restriction? I studied the basics of auditory ...
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Are polyuria and diuresis different, and if so, how?

Polyuria - Wikipedia states: Polyuria (/ˌpɒliˈjʊəriə/) is excessive or an abnormally large production or passage of urine (greater than 2.5 L[1] or 3 L[6] over 24 hours in adults). Increased ...
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Can ligaments degenerate?

Tendons can degenerate due to repeated strains that overcome its adaptability capability. Can ligaments degenerate too? If so how to prevent/heal it? Some insight of the degeneration process is ...
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Heart Rate Variability and Morbidity/Mortality [closed]

My Apple watch measures my Heart Rate Variability every 4 hours automatically and each time reports the HRV in milliseconds. They define HRV as 1 standard deviation of the all the R-R intervals during ...
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Studies demonstrating viremia in Alzheimer's disease

A good deal of research indicates that viruses (particularly, HSV-1 and HHV-6A) play a role in Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease (Readhead, 2018; Itzhaki, 2021). Can someone point me to some studies ...
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Area unit for mmHg pressure

Atmospheric pressure is stated as 14.7 pounds per square inch (square inch is the area unit). When mmHg is utilized, what is the area unit? For example, if blood pressure is "120", does that ...
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Does ibuprofen improve healing or only helps with pain?

I've noticed several times that ibuprofen is recommended for injuries or pain resulting from inflammation, such as knee or shoulder pain for example. This presumably is because of the anti-...
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Does inadequate analgesic treatment of acute pain increase the risk of its chronification

There was some discussion in comments to another answer that I think are worth it to pose this as its own question. Does insufficient (analgesic) treatment of acute pain increase the risk of its ...
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Does nitroglycerin have any medicinal effect other than pain relief?

People with recent heart attacks etc. are prescribed sub-lingual nitroglycerin spray for emergency use when experiencing chest pain. Does the treatment have any other useful medicinal effect? If not, ...
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Why does a bone marrow transplant recipient need to match their donor if their own immune system is going to be entirely replaced?

I am new here at Medical Science SE (first ever question!) and perhaps I sound like an idiot, but... Why (or how) would a bone marrow transplant recipient's native immune system attack the new bone ...
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How can Spinraza be effective on peripheral motor neurons outside of the spinal cord if it cannot penetrate the blood-brain barrier?

I have SMA type 3. I had four intrathecal Nusinersen injections but I had no noticable improvement. I have doubts about its effectiveness outside of spinal cord, because we know that Spinraza can not ...
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Statistics for neurological health vs. death

Friends and I have been discussing mental health and lifespan due to examples of family members with dementia who could live for another 15-20 years vs. family members whose minds were sharp as a tack ...
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biologically related people more susceptible to epidemics?

Are biologically related people more susceptible to epidemics? Say, one of the parents got a cold, is it easier for the child to be infected than is the other parent?
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How common is tachycardia as a symptom of COVID-19?

How common is tachycardia as a symptom of current COVID-19 infection? I have found quite a bit of information about tachycardia after COVID, such as this paper and this Cleveland Clinic article, but ...
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Does constant exposure to Dengue over a population, increases or decreases the mortality of the epidemic?

I'm trying to understand the significantly higher mortality rate of Dengue in Argentina in relation to Brazil. According to this, Argentina in 2024 had 47 deaths out of 57461 cases (1 death each 1222 ...
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Why cant one feel inner body parts?

If we pour hot or cold water on skin then we feel it immediately. We respond to a small injection also. But our body parts are doing a lot of work, for example, our lungs do inhale and exhale, our ...
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Are there any studies regarding nicotine excretion through the skin?

Nicotine can easily be absorbed through the skin. There are tons of studies on that, and the fact that e.g. trans-dermal patches work. A pediatrician recently mentioned that smokers also excreted ...
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What role do studies say that "rest" plays in tennis elbow healing?

I was recently diagnosed with tennis elbow and the ortho ordered 'rest' and NSAIDS. Limited (programming) work, and no more gaming or cards, and only necessary phone usage, as well as no heavy labor ...
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"Uterine Disease" in 1880

In genealogical research, I have found a woman in the 1880 US Census in the Institute for Women and Children in New York City.Her illness is listed as "Uterine Disease". The Women's Medical ...
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