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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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Why rise in cAMP potentiates PGI2?

In my book Debasis Pramanik Principles of Physiology, it is mentioned that Dypyridamole inhibits phosohodiesterase which increases cyclic Adenosine Monophosohate which potentiates prostacyclin. Can ...
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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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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 ...