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3 glasses of homogenized milk/day vs. 500mg calcium [closed]

The daily recommended amount of calcium per day is 1300mg. If you need to increase your intake of calcium, it seems that drinking 3 glasses of milk per day would be better than supplements (one glass ...
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What medical tests can accurately determine which vertebrogenic disorder is causing the decrease in blood flow through the vertebral artery?

What is the best method to determine what causes decreased blood floor in a vertebral artery and where exactly it happens, when the reason is vertebrogenic? I've researched some papers, for example: ...
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Bulbus aortae is a part of aortic root, then where are the two measurements taken?

I would like to clarify my understanding because anatomy atlases do not provide me an explanation. As far as I know, the aortic bulbus is a part (the widest, the sinuses of Valsalva) of the aortic ...
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What is the difference between lipohyalinosis and microatheroma?

Lacunar strokes (small-vessel subcortical strokes) are commonly caused by "lipohyalinosis" or "microatheroma"(1). Both mechanisms appear to be related to hypertension and diabetes, ...
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Why is carotid endarterectomy not beneficial for symptomatic 100% internal carotid stenosis?

According to this review article, for symptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis: [Carotid endarterectomy] was highly beneficial in participants with 70% to 99% stenosis without near-occlusion (N = ...
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What causes external lower leg to visibly pulse?

I wonder what causes the lower leg(fibula side) to pulse visibly for few minutes after exercising/walking etc. If the pulse is synchronised with the hearth rate, is it more likely to be a vein or an ...
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Mechanism of retrograde propagation of arterial thrombi

Quoting from _Robbins Basic Pathology 9th ed. Thrombi are focally attached to the underlying vascular surface and tend to propagate toward the heart; thus, arterial thrombi grow in a ...
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Why is there not enough research on heart stent and exercise?

I am a 69 years old man who has been jogging and running many marathons all my life. I can't pick my genes so i had a blockage in my heart artery which lead to placement of a stent last year in spite ...
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Could someone reasonably bleed out from a puncture wound on the front of the thigh?

Could someone reasonably bleed out from a puncture wound on the front of the thigh? I am by no means an expert in physiology or any related science, but to my knowledge I suppose the only thing they ...