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What is the percentage of woman without a hymen?

The Wikipedia entry (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hymen) suggests that Hymen can be completed absent inborn. I read through the textbook referred by Wikipedia, but that textbook does not include any ...
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Correlation between pre-pregnancy training level of abdominal muscles and the risk of getting diastasis recti

Is there any evidence that (very) strong or (very) weak abdominal muscles before becoming pregnant increases or decreases the risk of developing diastasis recti during pregnancy? If so, what are the ...
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Weight loss during death

Yesterday, a family member and myself were discussing the dying process (a family member recently died). It was brought up to me that - supposedly- the human body losses weight at or very near the ...
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Effects of eating healthy food for a limited amount of time

if we for example went on a healthy life style for a limited amount of time like 3 months. Then, we reverted back to our less healthier life style that we initially had. Will the reverted for (less ...
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Is autism a mental illness or a physical illness?

I mean, autistic patients have a special eating for protein deficiency, and they also have psychotherapy. So ,Is autism a mental illness or a physical illness?
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Why/how does stress sometimes cause a spike in WBC or even a fever?

I've noticed a direct correlation between a spike in my WBC (when I don't have an detection of a viral or bacterial infection) and sometimes (but pretty rare for me), an elevated body-temperature that ...
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What would the graph look like if the electrodes were non-equidistant from the depolarization wave?

Hypothetically speaking using the diagram above. If the negative electrode was very far away from this cardiomyocyte and the positive electrode was right next to it. What would the voltage graph look ...
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What happens to ICF in primary aldosteronism?

There is contradictory information in my two textbooks, As per Kaplan Physiology 2018, There is gain of isotonic fluid, because aldosteronism cause Na+ retention and water follow, so osmolality ...
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Natural hymen repair

When conducting a general Google, most sites that come up are plastic surgery sites advertising "virginity repair" (hymenoplasty or Hymenorrhaphy). Apart from that, there are articles, for ...
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What is the indirect - direct bilirubin ratio in the blood in physiological conditions?

What is the ratio of amount of indirect and direct bilirubin in the blood in a healty individual?
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What is the mechanism by which diarrhea is triggered?

I know that many things, from stress to pathogens, can cause diarrhea. But I was curious what in the digestive tract detects that something is wrong (eg are there chemoreceptors which find problems, ...
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Why is it difficult to produce much force/power on a sprained leg during exercise?

Lately, during exercise, I've found it difficult to produce more force/power on my leg which is sprained, why is this? what's the physiological/anatomical explanation of this?
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Is the status of “sexually-active” self-reported by the patients?

In the medical and social research concerning "sexual activity" of man or woman, for example: Can tampon use cause hymen changes in girls who have not had sexual intercourse? Nevertheless, ...
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Are there dihydropyridine receptors in Cardiac Myocytes?

There are ryanodine receptors in both the skeletal and cardiac muscles. I understand that the Ryanodine receptors of cardiac muscles are involved in Calcium-induced calcium release and have not found ...
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What is the genesis of qualia?

I am knowledgable about qualia being a subjective experience derived in the mind, although I lack a physiological understanding on how it occurs. I am able to determine that qualia exists in the ...
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What's the exact value of blood Ph and how is it corrected

what is the exact value of the blood ph, how is it corrected and at what precision ? Has there even been a real time high precision analysis of the blood ph ? where we could see the correction ...