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Why aspirin dose is reduced in gastric achlorydia?

Aspirin remains in unionised form in acidic $pH$ but this unionised form is a diffusible form which is helpful in absorption across lipid membrane. My reasoning almost tries to contradict the ...
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Why do some people urinate in bottles?

Why do some people have a compulsion to urinate in bottles? I'm not talking about warehouse/construction workers or truck drivers. I'm talking about reports Howard Hughes would urinate in bottles, and ...
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Scientific foundation of Mézières method

my orthopedist told me I should begin the "Mézières method" for some back problems I have.I looked it up on the Internet to find out what is it but I could not find any research that found it works (i ...
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Can there be advantages to polydactyly?

I have been reading about polydactyly and found that surgery is only necessary in certain cases. It depends on way the extra digit on the hand or foot is attached. For example, central polydactyly (...
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5-MeO from C13H16N2O2? [on hold]

I am looking for true information about this video. The man in the video says that 5-MeO is synthesised from Melatonin in the human body. He also says that spending a week in a dark room will ...
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Can your testicles get detached? [on hold]

Can your testicles get detached from the "wires" that connect them with the rest of your body?
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Do NSAIDs hamper herniated disc resorption?

NSAIDs are routinely prescribed to treat symptoms of a herniated disc (Mayfield Clinic): Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, naproxen (Alleve, Naprosyn), ...
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Can a radiology technician spot an emergency?

When medical imaging is performed, such as MRI, the results are usually relayed to the patient by the doctor who ordered it. This is usually hours, days, or even weeks later. But what if something ...
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Which is the logic behind the division of medicine in specialities, and medical education? [on hold]

This is a single question on the logic behind some medical specialties and medical education. A display of my problems follows. Nephrology and Urology are distinct specialities although the kidneys ...
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Has tardive dyskinesia ever “gotten better?”

I have tardive dyskinesia and my doctor said when he diagnosed me that it "might" not go away. I've heard that it's "potentially permanent." Has there ever been a recorded case where the condition has ...
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what happens due to nitrson overdose? [on hold]

What happens when a person consumes a dozen nitroson 5mg tablets? I consumed around 12 nitrozepam tablets yesterday but I woke up today without any effets today, just some dizziness.
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How to calculate Skeletal Muscle Ratio(%)(SMR%) statistically by using formula(without using weighing machine or any online calculators)?

How are we supposed to calculate individual's Skeletal Muscle Ratio in percentage(SMR %) if we have results of an individual that includes: age gender weight height BMI and BMR? I have researched a ...
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How to make my lichen planus look worse to get rid of mandatory military service? [on hold]

Age:25 Sex: Male Height: 5'9" Weight: 220 lbs. Race: white Disease: lichen planus Duration of complaint: Past \~7 years Geographic and on the body: whole body, face, hands, legs, stomach, ...
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How to calculate Metabolic Age statistically by using formula(without using weighing machine or any online calculators)?

How are we supposed to calculate our metabolic age if we have results of a person that includes: age gender weight height BMI and BMR? I have researched a lot but I am not able to find the formula ...
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Is chlorine a good activator of osteoblasts? [migrated]

I have read on the internet that Fluorine, which is a group 17 element is a good activator of osteoblasts. Since elements down the same group has similar properties, I’m wondering if Chlorine is a ...
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What is the situation with CBD mixed with alcohol?

CBD-infused shots, beers, and other alcoholic drinks have started to be produced and I have seen claims online that mixing CBD and alcohol can intensify each other’s effects, resulting in changes in ...
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Starvation with food

How long might someone live If they give up on eating? Eating only 100-200 calories a day and a few small glasses of fluids
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How often do I need to eat water-soluble vitamins?

Preciser phrasing of the question: Do I need to consume the daily recommended dose of water-soluble vitamins every single day? Or is it sufficient if my consumption averages to the daily dose over a ...
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Understanding cancer

I am a lay person who wants a broad technical understanding of cancer including a survey of types, their etiologies, epidemiology, treatment modalities, prognoses, and current state of the art ...
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Is cannabidiol (CBD) really an oil?

Many people talk about CBD oil for medical treatment. I bought some at a dispensary and the label says ingredients: 100% cannabidiol. But is it really an oil? Since the word ends with -ol and the ...
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Is hydrochloric acid always present in the stomach? [on hold]

Is hydrochloric acid always present in the stomach?
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How many lives has gene therapy saved so far?

I wonder approximately how many lives has gene therapy saved so far. I am aware that the definition of "saved life" is somehow arbitrary and that gene therapy is also successfully used for non-life-...
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Help me understand these descriptions of coal tar

I have read the Wikipedia article on coal tar. I started reading the article thinking that the principal use of it was in construction, such as in roofs and sealed roads. I found out that it was first ...
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Symptoms of lung Infection [closed]

Last year I was infected by lung infection which affected me to have tuberculosis and then I got medicine to cure that infection but after 9 months some of the signs I had when I was sick are coming ...
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Why are the ice packs always blue

I read it in the book Peter Atkins The endothermic dissolution of ammonium nitrate in water is the basis of the instant cold-packs that are included in some first-aid kits. They consist of a ...
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Do Chia Seeds contain phyto-estrogens?

As in the title and if yes are they the kind that will increase human estrogen production?
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What is the mechanism for the appearance of metallic taste in the mouth when exposed to ion radiation? [on hold]

The liquidators of the Chernobyl accident complained about the taste of metal in the mouth. What is the mechanism of its appearance?
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How does a herniated spinal disk correct itself?

Looking at the picture below, nothing in the herniated disc seems to be able to correct itself over time. Yet, the article I took the picture from says that surgical treatment is used only if the pain ...
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How does alcoholism technically (chemically) kill you?

Moreover, chronic excessive alcohol use is the single most important cause of illness and death from liver disease (alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis) in the United States (1). Furthermore: The ...
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Bone Demineralization in Situ

Very often, people need a surgery for lengthening, shortertening bones. Surgeons can perform osteotomy and place bone fragments in corrent position, or can place a distractor for further steps. Most ...
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Is there any research on navel displacement? [closed]

In the Indian subcontinent we associate diseases such as IBS and other gastric and neural problems with navel displacement Navel displacement I got cured using this treatment but when i searched the ...
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urgent: MRI calculations question

I have a biomedical imaging exam tomorrow and I'm struggling quite a bit with this question below (from b-d). I was hoping someone could help answer these questions or at. I'll describe my approach to ...
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How to share a cure?

How does a person share a cure for a disease? Through trial and error a normal Joe or Jane Smoe finds a cure to a disease that has no other cure what is the best way to get it validated? For example,...
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Is there is typical May-Thurner syndrome Stage-1 or Stage-2?

As known, there are 3 stage of May-Thurner syndrome: https://posterng.netkey.at/esr/viewing/index.php?module=viewing_poster&task=viewsection&pi=143894&ti=499587&si=1720&searchkey= ...
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Vaccination injection site - arm vs buttocks

Is there any benefits/disadvantages to differing vaccination injection sites? When talking with a Philippines-trained nurse who has spent time working in Saudi Arabia she noted that there they ...
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Is this skin problem on Right leg sign of any problems not evident? [closed]

Please check this image. Once I read that this could be a sign of kidney disease. This can come to both legs too. But, I don't know what kind of skin problem in that area and if that happens all sides ...
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Is Intestinal or oral myiasis persistent?

I apologize in advance if my question is unclear, as I don't have a formal education in medicine. I have checked various forum and medical articles, and they have not been very clear on this topic, as ...
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Why and how is it possible for one’s lungs to burst from breath-holding against a moderate decompression?

You often hear that you should never, ever hold your breath when the ambient pressure around you is decreasing at a significant rate (for instance, during egress from a submarine ten meters down, or ...
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Is the ease and speed of getting a full erection a sign of male health?

Say a guy is in his late 20s and can get erections really easily still, comparable to being, say, 13-17 still or when guys first start. Is this a good thing? Does it imply health? Because I heard ...
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Why do optometrists “measure” your prescription with lenses orthogonal to the floor?

When optometrists measure your prescription, they use a machine that switches between different diopters. Except, the lenses on this machine are essentially parallel to the walls and orthogonal to the ...
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Why does body movement still affect fractured bone when it is immobilized?

Let's assume we have a type 1 closed fracture in the coronoid process: The treatment is to immobilize that joint in plaster. However, the patient should also limit their movement. I wonder why ...
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How do allergists find very rare allergies? [closed]

How can allergists determine the cause of allergy if a patient is clearly allergic (for example, has inflamed turbinates and elevated IgE antibodies in the blood), but standard skin tests show nothing?...
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What would a map of all possible diets look like?

As I understand it, a diet can be broadly described in term of macronutrient ratios—i.e., the proportions of energy received from carbohydrate, protein and fat sources. In that case, presumably the ...
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Supplementing Iron: Everyday or Every other day?

Recent studies and guidelines are suggesting iron supplements every other day is better for absorption: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhae/article/PIIS2352-3026(17)30182-5/fulltext?_ga=2....
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If high cholesterol does not cause as atherosclerosis? Then what does?

I frequently come up with articles about the topic such as this one https://www.nhs.uk/news/heart-and-lungs/study-says-theres-no-link-between-cholesterol-and-heart-disease/. Now, if there is no link ...
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Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2674146/ I found some papers suggesting AMDR is not the optimum and it is too high on carbohydrates in particular. Is it generally safe to undergo a 27....
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Is consuming fruits and veggies particularly high in fructose unhealthy?

I've done quite some research on this matter, but still cannot reach a confident conclusion. The idea is a diet consisting of whole foods is generally a healthy one, and a diet high in sodium, sugar,...
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4 Electrode vs 5 Electrode ECG [on hold]

I see that in a 4 electrode ECG (LA, RA, LL, RL) we can measure upto 6 Leads (LeadI, LeadII, LeadIII, AvR, AvL, AvF). What increase in value does adding an additional chest electrode like V2 provide? ...
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What is the longest kidney-exchange cycle yet?

What is the longest kidney-exchange cycle yet? I.e. the longest cycle of simultaneous surgeries "donor1-recipient2-donor2-recipient3 ... donorXX-recipient1" I am preparing a lecture on the Roth-...
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Why the child is too much 'irritable' in Iron deficiency anemia? [on hold]

Anemic children have irritable behaviour. But when I look into the cases of anemia in the wards, children having Iron Deficiency Anemia are more irritable than those children having other types of ...

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