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There is a Lyme Disease vaccine for dogs. Why don't humans get vaccinated for Lyme Disease too?

It would seem that there is a Lyme Disease vaccine for dogs: Lyme disease affects humans too. Do humans get vaccinated for Lyme disease? If not, why?
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What is Halitosis? What Causes Bad Breath in Mouth? [closed]

Explain Halitosis, Causes of Bad Breath, how to cure it Naturally and what is the best diet for Halitosis.
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How is adipose tissue synthesized?

I am wondering about how the food that we eat gets converted to adipose tissue. A great many articles are explaining how fat (the macronutrient) gets converted to energy but there are very few (at ...
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whether consistent thinking affects brain and body energy? [closed]

whether consistent thinking affects brain and body energy? I have been thinking a lot. I feel lethargic without doing much work. My concern is, do there is an impact due to over thinking? Whether over ...
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What is the blood saturation level at which an old person must go to a hospital? [closed]

If an old person has pneumonia induced by COVID-19, what is the SpO2 level at which the person must visit a hospital?
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COVID genomic sequencing

The most common explanation given for the large amount of COVID 19 infections in Victoria (Australia) is that it has been transmitted from inbound people in quarantine via security guards to their ...
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Will sleeping with a chastity device harm my sexual health? [closed]

For obvious reasons this is not a question I can freely ask my GP or urologist. We are experimenting with male chastity devices. So far it has worked out well but we are now at the stage where I ...
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Will this finger cut heal fine without stitching? [closed]

Pictures taken one hour after cut event. Bleeding hasn’t stopped. Currently it’s bandaged with tissues and elastic band. Are there any risks in allowing it to heal without meeting a medic?
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Are population-related conclusions obtained from autopsy applicable to the general population?

In this paper, it says that "Although the prevalence of pineal cysts in autopsy series has been reported as being between 25% and 40%, MR studies have documented their frequency to range between ...
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Renal Diet for below $100 a month in budget [closed]

reading on the renal diet, what foods would make a complete diet plan for below $100.00 a month with the cost of living in Alaska as a factor for a 2,200 calorie Renal diet?
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What are the healthy Chinese or Japanese tea? [closed]

I am fond of different types of teas. I would like to know more about healthy Chinese or Japanese traditional tea recepies. Can any one suggest something for it ?
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Why do the eyes need to be closed during sleep to regain moisture?

I've noticed that if I don't sleep for a long time, my eyes get dry, and no amount of moisture helps to moisturize them. I moisturize every 10 minutes and it doesn't help. The answer is sleep. Our ...
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Cancer treatement: How to select among Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy? [closed]

Suppose in a hospital all the thee modalities of cancer treatment is available, how to select among Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy?
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Recurrent injury on the same spot

What would happen if someone gets a wound on a scar, e.g. a recurrent skin excoriation, abrasion, scratch or cut on the same spot on his foot? Will it be more resistant to the same cause of injury or ...
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How to access your doctor or surgeon's medical “track record” before a surgery or procedure

United States here, and New York state specifically (if it matters). Our five year old son needs to have an endoscopy performed with a local GI specialist. I understand its a simple procedure, but ...
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How can a ruptured ulcer all the way in the duodenum, cause kidney failure?

The famous Nobel Prize winning physicist is said to have died because "A ruptured duodenal ulcer caused kidney failure", leading to his death 12 days later. I understand that the kidney ...
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Is it possible to gain weight from only glucose?

Assuming a diet of only glucose, is it possible to gain weight? I know that fructose can be converted by the liver to triglycerides and be stored as fat. However, my understanding is that glucose can ...
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Blood pressure monitor “static pressure” [closed]

I have bought a rather generic home upper arm BP monitor. In the user manual, under “User Settings”, it contains a “Measure the static pressure” section. However, it isn’t clear whether/why I might ...
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Has increased Hand-washing during Coronavirus lockdown helped reduce transmission of the Common Cold & other Viruses?

One of the main preventative measures for Coronavirus currently recommended is standard hand-washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Anecdotally at least people have increased their hand-...
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Strange results of a study: “for every unit increase the risk of PTSD increased”, yet “at least four stressors needed to increase the risk of PTSD”

I've been reading a news report on the results of a study in which previous stress experience was shown to increase the risk of both PTSD and major depression after a disaster (earthquake). It's hard ...
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Can a tooth be saved if it was accidentally knocked out from its socket?

Due to trauma, e.g., from road accidents, sports, falls, etc a tooth may be removed entirely from its socket. Can this tooth be saved? If so, what should a person do at the accident site?
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Does loss of consciousness during shock affect survival from (physical) trauma?

Most people would instinctively beg a trauma suffering person, especially a relative to stay conscious, open eyes or fight desire to "sleep" during critical trauma. But does retaining ...
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Continuing laser tattoo removal after treating keloid

I’m a laser tattoo operator. We have a new client whose skin developed keloid after doing laser tattoo removals in some other clinic for 3 sessions. Obviously, they did a really bad job. She had to ...
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What happens to a disposable FFP2/N95 respirator during the prolonged use?

Background The area I live in has a regulation that people should wear PPE when visiting grocery stores, etc. There is a shortage of PPE. I have access to some non-reusable FFP2-class respirators that ...
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What is the differential diagnosis(How to distinguish) of skin infection by Bacteria vs Fungi vs Virus?

I know I have to look deeply into famous textbook of Dermatology but I'm sorry because I'm not in such environment. Pain? Pus? Thickness of corneous tissue? itching? Can somebody kindly let me know ...
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What is the principal goal in pooled COVID-19 testing?

Pooled testing for COVID-19 is being considered as a method to ramp up testing Stat News. Apparently this is being considered by the White House coronavirus team. It's not clear to me what the goal of ...
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Which EU countries have seen a significant resurgence of Covid-19, recently?

This WHO statement has been quoted and paraphrased in numerous news pieces, e.g. by the BBC: At a weekly press briefing, WHO regional director for Europe Dr Hans Kluge said 30 European countries had ...
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Can humans enhance their production of endocannabinoids by nutrition?

The endocannabinoid system is a biological system composed of endocannabinoids, which are endogenous lipid-based retrograde neurotransmitters that bind to cannabinoid receptors, and cannabinoid ...
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For what definition of “significant” is it true that “99 percent of [Covid-19] infected people have no significant illness from it”?

Hoover-affiliated physician Scott W. Atlas wrote: More importantly, it was never a policy goal to eliminate all cases of COVID-19. That is impossible, unnecessary and illogical, when 99 percent of ...
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Is swallowing a little antibacterial mouth wash an effective treatment for a tickle in the throat? [closed]

First off, a disclaimer: I am not a doctor and I am not recommending that anyone do this. Question: Can ingesting a small quantity of mouth wash (smaller than the amount used to rinse) be used to ...
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I sleep for 8 hours daily but during the day; Is this Harmful for my Cognition & Emotional wellness? [closed]

As part of my shift timings, I'm often awake during the late night and only go to bed, at around 9 a.m morning. I do get full 8+ hours in sleep. But is this lifestyle harmful?
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What happens to albumin level in COVID-19 patient?

As we all know that albumin is a negative inflammatory phase reactant. In severe inflammation, the level of albumin goes down. In one of our reviews, we found that hypoalbuminemia is occurring in ...
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Reasons for Increased Performance and Productivity after a day of minimum sleep

I'm someone who Sleeps 8-9 hours everyday as a norm. I've tried reducing it only to feel weary. But there are odd days in between, maybe once or twice a month, which differ from the norm. I wake up ...
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What are the light colored rings in the outer part of an iris called? [closed]

I have light-brown eyes, and I've noticed that in the outer part of the iris are "rings" of lighter color. I've done some research but all I can find is limbal rings but those are dark rings ...
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Details of Pharmacy Ordering Process in EU / DE

For instance, if I am a general pharmacist in Berlin ordering Citalopram, am I required to put the corresponding prescription UUID into the wholesale order? Or is the order merely a list of medicines ...
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What is the cause of coldness under hot weather? [closed]

The weather is very hot and the body is sweating. But you feel the coldness. There is no shivering, headache, or fever. What would be the reason for this symptom? Is there any word describing this ...
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Why does air conditioner cause headache? [closed]

I tend to have a headache when I run the air conditioner. One theory I had is that the blowing wind from the air conditioner removes the air around the head constantly and keeps the head temperature ...
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How do I specify a particular side of a finger?

I'm trying to indicate which side of a finger an injury has occurred (e.g., a cut). Depending on orientation of the hand left/right / sinister/dexter seems ambiguous. I look at my palms it's one way, ...
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What is the recovery trajectory for numbness preceding shingles?

When a mild, small shingles outbreak (8-10 square inches) is preceded by a few days of numbness that covers the affected area, what are the expectations for normal feeling to return after the shingles ...
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What makes a person asymptomatic? How does it work?

As someone who's simply asking out of curiosity, I've tried looking into the topic myself, but often times I run into answers with little or no detail on the subject. Sometimes the question is more ...
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Hair loss without having genetics (father and mother) of hair loss

What causes hair loss when we seem to have no genetics propensity for it? My father has no sign of hair loss. How to treat this — foods, routines, medicines, etc. Please provide a detailed answer.
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Meaning of “I” in a table in a study poster

From a poster to a study: I don't understand the meaning of "I" used in several fields of this table. What could it mean? I've read the abstract of the study but still cannot get it. The ...
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Meaning of “(ref)” in a table describing the characteristics of patients taking part in a cancer study

From a poster describing a study in cancer patients. This is from a table in the poster, which describes the characteristics of the patients (Age groups, Sex ect.) You can see what percentage of the ...
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Meaning of “the benchmark for median survival”

From the Background section of a clinical trial poster: Good performance, unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients should receive standard-of-care treatment, i.e. Concurrent ...
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Who are “good performance patients”?

I'm translating a study poster and came across the following excerpt: Good performance, unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients should receive standard-of-care treatment, i....
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Meaning of “D1 q3w” in a poster to a clinical trial

From a poster to a clinical trial: I can understand that q3w means "once every 3 weeks", but what is the meaning of D1? I think the first DI must be a typo and it stands for D1 too.
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Is it better to diversify across multiple vaccines?

It is certainly good to study multiple coronavirus vaccines at this point, but that is not what I mean by this question. What I mean is: suppose a vaccine appears safe and effective from trials, is ...
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Why squatting leads to decrease in MVP murmur

Mvp = mitral valve prolapse Hcm = hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Now, I understand that during squatting preload and afterload will increase and both of them would lead to increased LV volume, but how ...
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For the people who are treated with interferons, does this provide them extra protection against corona virus?

It is known that interferon inhibits the viruses replication process. At the same time, they don't give it to people with COVID-19 because we don't want the flu-like symptoms to get worse. How about ...
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Can corrective lenses be used to change the horizontal and vertical sizes of the images perceived by the eyes?

Given a condition in which each eye percieves the same image as slightly larger or smaller than the other in the horizonal or vertical direction - thus making it more difficult to combine the two into ...

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