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Calculating DALY for global population [migrated]

I have been tasked with calculating the DALY. From what I understand, the first part for YLL requires N*L where N is the number of deaths from the decease, and L is the life expectancy at the age of ...
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Book recommendation for: Introduction to Health, Anthropology, Demography. History of Medicine

Could you recommend a book for this subject on medicine: Introduction to Health, Anthropology, Demography. History of Medicine? The thematic blocks of the subject are: 1. Health and healthcare ...
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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 being “healthy” an actual, overall provable term? Or is “healthy” just a loose assumption?

Say you go to a doctor and they say -- more or less -- that you are "healthy." What does this mean? Under what circumstances does one fall within these supposed confines? And what would falling ...
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What is the medical consensus regarding the effect sugar consumption has on health?

"Sugar" here means commonly consumed sugars: glucose, fructose, sucrose and HFCS. Is eating sugar always bad? Can it be eaten in moderation and present no risk to diabetes and other issues? Or should ...
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Can a medical student get an expedited certification as a paramedic?

Medical students, as future doctors, are in a rather unique position to support themselves in a part-time job in the medical field that provides a decent amount of on-call study time while also ...
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how do diabetics keep their kidney healthy?

I understand diabetes can cause kidney problems. Are there any treatments or other preventative measures that can reduce or prevent kidney problems?
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What flour is best for diabetic person?

What type of flour is most effective at controlling blood sugar levels in diabetics?
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I am totally new and I want to self-learn about nutrition and human health. Where should I start?

I am a 28 years old guy with no background about anything related to health science and its relevance. However, after 4 years of suffering depression, now I am quite keen to self-learn about exercise ...
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How is a beard dirtier than a toilet?

Is it true that beard is more dirtier than toilet? Does someone has any specific answer? I read it in a website (https://www.speakingtrees.in/your-beard-is-dirtier-than-a-toilet-health/), but I am not ...
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When is too much running bad for your health?

In this ted talk, cardiologist James O'Keefe argues that intensive running is bad for your heart. This conclusion is pretty alarming to me, and counter to what I have always thought. Is there a ...
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Maximum recommended daily intake of full fat milk for 12 year old?

What is the maximum recommended daily amount of full fat milk for a 12 year old boy, assuming an average weight for 12 year olds at 40kg (88lb). Is 1.5 english pints per day too much?
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Resources for human anatomy

What are preferably free and preferably PDF filetype online resources that one can use to study the basic anatomy of the human body? Disclaimer I feel like these would be great for Health.SE as we ...
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Is there any reason why free sugar consumption should be limited to low amounts?

The terminology free sugars is possibly related to mono and dissacharides. It is not clear to me if it means precisely just refined sugars or both, refined and not refined. There is a WHO study ...
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Do US students take USMLE exams of the same content like IMG (foreign) doctors?

Do US students take USMLE exams of the same content like IMG (foreign) doctors? Is it true that American students take USMLE separated in subjects not a as a whole set of 300 questions on all topics?
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What is effect of wifi signal for the health?

Wifi signal course for health effect. According to researches, it is effect for men's sperm to lost the strength of it. I want to know about that issue in deep? Link: Can Wi-Fi Kill Your Sperm?
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B12 deficiency and insomnia

I suffer from insomnia. Recently, my treating physician prescribed me vitamin B12 but I don't really understand why and I am wondering whether this is due to my insomnia. So my question is: does ...
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Why tell cancer patients not to seek information on the internet?

A friend, recently diagnosed with cancer, was told by the hospital not to look for information on the internet. Other people I know I have been told the same. If the ample information had been given, ...
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Operating principles of a ventilator in CPAP mode

On my book there are 8 rows about operating principles of a ventilator in CPAP mode (not pressure support in spontaneous mode): What does sensitivity level mean? In figure there is inspiration ...
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Why are dentists special compared to other doctors?

On one level, dentists are not different from "normal" specialists - they just specialize in treating teeth. On another level, they're different: Many universities have separate faculties of ...
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How do I evaluate health benefits and health advertisements of products?

In general, what steps could a layperson take to ensure the product they consume is healthy for them, or to get to know the adverse health effects of said product. A good answer would talk about ...
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About contraception pills efficacy

It is supposed to take "placebo pills" when a woman is on her menstruation and just only the first time she start taking contraception pills is mandatory to consume a pill on the first day of the ...
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N Factor model for health profile similar to OCEAN

Is there a standard for breaking down a person's health profile in to a small number of most relevant factors? Something similar to how OCEAN(Big5) decomposes a person's personality into 5 traits. It ...
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How to find other help when doctors can't help

I have a certain (abdominal) chronic medical condition. I've been to several doctors over the course of the last years and nothing could be found -- I'm completely healthy, according to all my tests. ...
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What is the life expectancy of a sperm in dried semen?

How long can sperm survive when semen dries? Can dead sperm cause pregnancy? For example, if semen were left to dry on the toilet seat for 2 hours, and a woman were to use the toilet, is there ANY ...
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Health benefits from giving blood?

I heard a rumor that there were health benefits from giving blood. (The rumor claimed that doing so would help to "remove unwanted stuff from your bloodstream" so that your body could create fresh ...
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Long term side effects of Xolair

I get 300mg of Xolair injected twice a month (every 2 weeks). I was wondering if there are any studies showing long term side effects of this medicine that are not published by the manufacturers of ...
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Gallstones: risks of leaving untreated? Effective non-surgical treatments?

I have done quite a bit of research about natural remedies to treat gallstones and have come to this site looking to expand my research. One source said that stones cannot get smaller and gallbladder ...
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Why losing apetite is always a criteria when stomach pain happens

Why when a patient feels a pain in his stomach, doctors always ask him if he's losing apetite ? What does losing apetite conduct to as diagnosis ?
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What is the procedure to follow for a north american doctor to practice in Colombia?

I would like to know the requirements and procedures to follow for a Canadian doctor to practice in latin america, specifically in Colombia. For instance, are there board exams to pass? Is there a ...
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APC cells - autoreactivity

How can APC cells become autoreactiv against own antigens if they only have PRR as recognition complexes - and are not under central/peripheral immune tolerance?
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Procedure of Australian Medical Council exam for foreigners from South Asia

My friend is a MBBS student from Bangladesh. She is currently in her 3rd year and is willing to sit for AMC exam after graduation. But we don't know about the correct procedure to apply and sit for ...
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Verify Credentials for Nurse Practitioner

There is a Nurse Practitioner near our home who can do most routine things Doctors can do, i.e. blood test, flu shot, etc, etc What websites can help verify credentials, education, complaints, etc of ...
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How similar/dissimilar are the requirements to be a registered nurse in America and Europe?

How different are the college programs? Is nursing school more difficult in Europe or America? What is the average time a person spends on college to become a registered nurse in Europe?
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Which cardiac chambers are enlarged in ventricular septal defect?

I was wondering if it's left to right shunt that would make it a volume overload condition in the right side of the heart and thus dilation but also considering that maybe left chambers are also ...
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Need succinct overview article about insulin resistance

I need a short article or brochure explaining insulin resistance to give to my son's school. It shouldn't start with an explanation of beta cells! It should explain the basic idea about the body ...
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anyone give me a list of Healthy Foods to Crank Up my Sex Drive?

I find difficulties when I sleep with my wife to do the sex I heard that there are food to become good in sex please help me :(
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Can unpaid/unlicensed college interns edit medical charts in California?

I recently took an unpaid internship at a pain management clinic who is asking me to edit SOAP notes and patients' charts. Is it legal for me to even touch this information without even having been ...
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Is it legal for my school to not have nutrition facts?

At my Connecticut school, at went up to the lunch lady and asked her for the nutrition facts. They did not have them. I found a few of the nutrition facts online on the school website, but many ...
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Why doctors have different opinions and diagnosis for the same patient?

I really wonder why different doctors have different opinions or diagnosis!! I've experienced many situations. For example: I went to ten doctors to see what's wrong with my eye, Some of them said I'm ...
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What are the health effects of drinking 1 beer a day?

What are the health effects of drinking 1 beer a day? How bad would this be for my body and would areas of my health and life would this affect? Long term as well as short term.
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What are Useful Resources and Practices that Help Managing Type-1 Diabetes?

I have a close relative with type-1 diabetes who suffer from unbalanced sugar levels (high blood sugar/low blood sugar) very often. Managing her blood sugar is becoming very stressful; especially, ...
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Vitamin C, when the best time to have?

From the title above, we know that vitamin C is beneficial in numerous ways so I would like to know when to have vitamin C efficiently, we would receive the best benefits?
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Need to find a good analogy

I need to explain to someone that Tourette Syndrome is more than just tics. I would like to do this with an analogy. People at my son's school keep saying they haven't noticed any tics, and they ...
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Contraceptive and heart disease

I had watched movies which there were some teenagers when they want to prevent from pregnancy, they intuitively know that they should take contraceptive because they are not ready to give a birth. So ...
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Can i do pranayama when i am suffering from asthma?

I have asthma. I heard that Pranayama is a remedy for asthma. So, what type of precautions would I need to take? And in how many days would you see expect to see the results?
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High Risk Of Death When Contracting Hepatitis A After Contracting Hepatitis C

Is it true that there is a high risk of death if one contracts Hepatitis A after they contract Hepatitis C? If so, you'd think there ought to be more noise about this in health publications and also ...
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Could high blood pressure possibly clean the arteries of build-up?

If the blood is rushing faster than normal ex. by eating sugar, couldn't it lower the opposite problem - fatty grease build-up clogging the arteries? I'd assume it'd hit more of the atoms off the ...