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Is the AST/ALT ratio a valid method to detect hepatitis C and cirrhosis?

I am currently studying the AST/ALT ratio and its ability to detect hepatitis and cirrhosis. I read some articles about this topic and they all seem to consider this ratio quite useful, but I also ...
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What is the meaning of doubling of bioavailability?

I took this extract from here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioavailability The oral bioavailability of methyltestosterone is about 70%, and it is well-absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.[...
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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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Why is 2:1 ratio of EPA:DHA recommended

I frequently see it recommended that EPA and DHA be taken in a 2:1 ratio. What primary sources (i.e. clinical trials, peer-reviewed studies, etc.) justify this specific ratio? What is the ...
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Prevalence rate of thyroid cancer

I am looking for the newest information about the global rate of thyroid cancer. I've searched on WHO website, but it didn't work. Please introduce up-to-date, informative resources. Thank you.
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What is my eyesight

According to my glasses prescription, both of my eyes are (or need) -1.00. I know I'm nearsighted, and it's a low number so it's not too bad. I'm trying to find what this would be as far as 20 out of ...
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Ketogenic Diet: Fatty Acid Ratios

A Ketogenic Diet consists of around 200g of fat every day. We know Omega6 to Omega3 ratio should be between 4:1 and 1:1 and the Omega3's should not be taken in excess. So that leaves us with at least ...
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why do we need to keep a ratio between omega 3 and omega 6?

I finally understood it with this picture.
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Why is 88% SpO2 considered a critical level?

If I understand correctly, arterial blood is usually saturated to ~95% with oxygen, the oxygen being transported in combination with haemoglobin in a ratio of 4:1. Venous blood is saturated at around ...
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