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Being excluded from blood donation due to using protein supplementation

I used another clinic from the ones I usually donate blood. The doctor that was responsible for taking my history in regards to approving me as a donor after the usual questions asked me if I use ...
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Which type of protein supplement is better suited to promote skin healing?

Typically, protein is used as a sport nutrition for muscle growth. But I need it for another reason. I was injured (lacerated skin wound). Physicians sometimes recommend to consume protein to promote ...
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The exact difference between A1 and A2 milk

up vote 0 down vote favorite I am no expert in biology or chemistry. There are two links one stating A1 milk is good and A2 is bad the other link claiming the opposite. Which one can I trust? What ...
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Low protein intake role in thyroid disorders

What is the role of low protein intake in the development of thyroid disorders? Can solely lack of protein in diet be a cause of thyroid disorders?
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Is there a benefit to taking whey protein to increase glutathione level compared to the body's natural production?

Glutathione is a strong antioxidant needed for many processes in the body. High levels of glutathione have been linked to strong immune systems, heavy metals elimination, lower inflammation, lower ...
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Can Protein Folding be used to develop a vaccine against the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)?

Scientists are researching the possibility to create a universal influenza vaccine 1. The influenza virus already has many strains 2 and evolves itself rapidly into new strains because influenza uses ...
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Does your body break down dietary protein before muscle tissue on low-carb diets?

To clarify, by a low carb diet, I do not mean ketosis, which is a very low carb diet (<20g per day). During ketosis, you don't need glucose as your primary source of fuel; it is rather the ketones ...
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What are the differential diagnoses of increased ferritin?

What are the possible causes of increased ferritin in a 69 year old man who is otherwise normal and who is not anemic?
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Amino acid data - 101 for beginners

I am a data analyst who received amino acid data from lab to transform them into a form suitable for analysis. What I would like to check with you is check whether the below terms mean the same? For ...
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How does protein re-folding occur?

I recently learnt that [Protein refolding] can occur, and I am left wondering how & why this phenomenon occurs?1 The paper above talks about denatured RNAse refolding into its active form. To what ...
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Are there any official statements about soya based protein or are there just opinions and contradictory findings?

Is there any current official statement about soya based protein related health risks, or is it like with climate change, some parties can prove it, some can disprove.