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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...