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Unsaturated fat and inflammation

I am confused that while researching about unsaturated fat, some sources say it is anti-inflammatory, while some sources say it is associated with inflammation. Does it still have mixed results or am ...
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Why are calcium deposits in chronic pancreatitis basophillic?

In chronic pancreas, due to necrosis and inflammation the fats of peripancreatic fat undergo liquefactive necrosis and the released fatty acids react with Calcium which is released during necrosis and ...
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Is one more susceptible to chronic pancreatitis if one's pancreas hemorrhaged during a single inexplicable acute pancreatitis event? [closed]

Is one more susceptible to chronic pancreatitis if one's pancreas hemorrhaged during a single inexplicable acute pancreatitis event? About 9 years ago, I suffered from acute pancreatitis, and somehow ...
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Pancreatic mass biopsy results

What's the different between a pancreatic mass and pancreatic cancer? If the results of a pancreatic biopsy had following result: Macroscopy: The specimen received in formalin labeled as ...
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How much blood can one lose (from internal hemoragging) and live prior to a blood transfusion?

About 5 years ago, I spontaneously experienced acute pancreatitis (not sure why), but fortunately, I was already in the hospital for a foot surgery. Anyway... my pancreas hemorrhaged, and I was rushed ...
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Should high triglyceride level in blood be treated to prevent heart disease?

My question is whether triglyceride levels in the 'high' range (200-500 mg/dl) are a risk factor for heart disease. There are different lipids in blood and high LDL cholesterol level in blood needs ...
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