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Is there any data on herbal supplements interfering with the efficacy of vaccination?

Here's an excerpt from a paper published in "Journal of Inflammation Research" by Dove Press for a popular and controversial herbal supplement from India: Coronil effectively inhibited the ...
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Natural but scientific ways to improve memory and concentration

There's a lot of websites on internet that claim a number of games, exercises and diets to be actually helpful in this regard but they do not provide any authentic citation. Some of them are ...
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Is there a way to monitor the quality of healthcare and dental care I am receiving?

It could be a particular online website for reviews, a list of doctor's strength and weaknesses during some kind of an assessment, and or anything that can give consumers a greater capacity in gauging ...
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Is it ok to have water when hungry?

The other night, I was getting ready to wind up work and leave for home. I was feeling terribly hungry. But there was no food available nearby and it would be at least an hour before I got home. So, ...
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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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What is the required procedure for a US resident to acquire a prescription drug from Canada?

Some drugs, such as Resolor (Prucalopride), are not available in the United States, yet doctors practicing in the United States use them for patients. For example, Dr. Mark Pimentel, discussing his ...
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Is there a universal patient id to link individuals across clinical records and clinical studies?

For clinical record management, patients typically assigned an id within a medical center or a clinical study (often along with a national id). A bottleneck in leveraging patient information for large-...
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Clinical Notes database for research

My research is on extracting diagnoses from clinical notes/reports using Artificial Intelligence. I am strugling with finding good datasets that has big number of records I have MIMIC dataset but one ...
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Is there solid data whether abandoning information technology in healthcare increases adverse events or errors made?

Hello fellow scientists, I work in a hospital where a lot of processes are digitalized (e.g., electronic health records, QR-code assisted workflow for prescribing medication etc.). I am looking for ...
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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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Listening music relieves joint pain

I have heard someone saying to me that to reduce the painful of articles, listening to music can heal the pain. Is it right or wrong?
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Finding "Type of Service" code(s) for specific procedures/CPT codes

How do healthcare providers find the right "Type of Service" code(s) for Coverage inquiries/Claims? From what I gather, in order to get an accurate answer for Coverage inquiries and Claim submission ...
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Aged care, sensors and machine learning

What would be valuable to monitor for an aged individual. In order to be able to care for them better. Im working on a open source project to provide remote monitoring of senior population. The idea ...
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The next generation of contact lenses

My eyes have the problem of keratoconus and the last 10 years I live using rigid gas contact lenses. The last years piggy-backs. But I am not so satisfied with the precision and accuracy. To be more ...
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How to link UK BNF code to a chemical code (pubchem ID or CAS Number)?

Is there any way to link a United Kingdom BNF code of drug treatment to some kind of chemical compound ID, such as a PubChem ID or a CAS Number? I've got thousands of BNF codes (with descriptions) ...
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List of medical synonyms for information retrieval, elastic search

0 I am looking for a list of medical synonyms to use at token filter stage in elastic search (it will read a synonyms.txt file) basically equivalent to this one in emerse search engine: https://...
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