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Coronavirus conspiracy theory (HIV biological weapon)

There's a ridiculous conspiracy theory spreading that coronavirus is a genetically modified biological weapon gone rogue. According to one theory, the virus has traces of HIV and is designed to attack ...
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What does Cerebrolysin® do in healthy people? [closed]

Vascular dementia is a common form of dementia caused by poor blood flow to the brain. There are currently no proven and licenced treatments for vascular dementia. Cerebrolysin is a medicine that ...
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What are the differences between internal organs between sub-saharan Africans and Northern Europeans?

(I'll aim this question mostly at surgeons who may have done a lot of surgeries in different countries or countries with a lots of diverse ethnic groups.) Lets take as examples a typical Norwegian ...
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Covid-19 and kids [closed]

I came across a site that deals with covid-19 demographics. https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/coronavirus-age-sex-demographics It appears that none of the kids aged 0-9 died. At least ...
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Why is Bluvit D3 60000 IU sachet price is hugely low when compared to other brands? [closed]

Bluvit D3 60000IU sachet costs just ₹10. However, same quantity D3 sachet from different manufacturers comes at relatively huge price. Like- D Rise costs - ₹33 D 360 costs - ₹32 D SOL costs - ₹33 ...
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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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Antineoplastons

I recently stumbled upon antineoplastons, but I have only been able to find one person administering clinical trials. Why haven’t other research groups invested into antineoplastons when it comes to ...
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Blood pressure during early pregnancy [closed]

I am pregnant of 3 months. My age is 30. Morning I have blood pressure 123/69. Evening it is 100/60. Is it normal?
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What Would You Recomend to a Patient Who is Experiencing Temporary Insanity Every Morning? [closed]

I have been waking up in the morning, but my thoughts are still as if I am asleep. I know that I am awake, because, when I open my eyes, I can see my bedroom, feel my blanket, move around under the ...
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How to choose a dentist to get a dental implant [closed]

I live in the UK and I'm 29. I need to take a dental implant and I have sent some emails to some clinics in order to have more information so I can choose the option that is best for me. I have two ...
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Will eating a smoked steak every 2-3 weeks lead to high risk of cancer?

I cook steak every 2-3 weeks and I'm thinking about buying and using this Breville Smoke Infuser with my steak but I'm concerned about the cancer risks associated to smoking meat. Should I be ...
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Is it OK to take lipid absorption inhibitors only on days eating greasy meal? [closed]

I hear the following rumors: Lipid absorption inhibitors work 3 days after taking them. Did unabsorbed lipids stay in internal organs such as the large intestine for 3 days? I assume that people only ...
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Can sniffling lead to otitis media?

Is there any link between excessive sniffling when having a runny nose and otitis media? By sniffling I mean propelling thin watery mucus up one's nose into the nasal cavity rather than pulling thick ...
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Electric current effects when not shieded by skin [closed]

The following question is purely-theoretical; I definitely shall not be doing anything described in the question (or even vaguely similar) to any living person. I've been doing some research about ...
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Khat chewing versus Ritalin [closed]

Ill be straight forward with the question: Can chewing khat(qat) leaves induce the same (or almost the same) effect like the Ritalin(Methylphenidate) medication do? Im asking this question not for a ...
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Why transfused blood has lower 2,3 - BPG levels

I read the following quote in the textbook Kaplan Biochemistry (2018 edition, page 183): Transfused blood has lower than expected 2,3 BPG levels, making it less efficient at delivering oxygen to ...
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can anyone help reading the CT scan and PET CT result? [closed]

6 months ago CT scan showed left sided testicular tumor. so inguinal orchiectomy is performed. biopsy is performed and found Seminoma. so 5 cycles of chemotherapy is given (planning to total 6 cycles)...
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Is it acceptable to prefer treatment by a doctor vs a nurse practitioner?

I understand nurse practitioners are certified, but they have to practice under the doctor. I would prefer to be seen by a doctor. Is that acceptable? Alternatively, what is acceptable?
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importance of balance between omega3 and omega6

If the balance between Omega-3 and Omega-6 is well balanced, will body fat become harder to gain? Does body fat easily depend on calories?
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Can the human body store protein?

I am interested to know if a human body can store protein. Absolutely for the bodybuilders, does it really matter if they divide their protein consumption during the day or eat all of it in one meal ...
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What percent of mucle growth is possible without steroids consumption? [migrated]

I am interested to know, if someone does bodybuilding exercises with good rest, enough protein, high presure workout, etc, but without consuming any steroids, how much of muscle gorwth is possible for ...
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How to solve my ulnar nerve brace sleeping issues? [closed]

Around a month ago. Every morning I have been waking up and noticing my left hand's pinky and ring finger are absolutely numb every single morning right after waking up. But 15 minutes after I wake ...
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I put tape on my face to avoid wrinkles. Is it toxic? [closed]

I squint very hard when using the PC. I create massive wrinkles in my face when I do. For 2 years, I have been using tape between my eyebrows when I use the PC. It works really good. But my question ...
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GERD - path to cure and prevent gerd from ever coming back

I am trying to wrap my head around the massive amount of information how is GERD caused and treated. GERD is caused by the lower sphincter of your esophagus relaxing abnormal or weakens, stomach acid ...
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What is 'Rising of the lights' as a death?

In a reddit post showing the 'Causes of death of london in 1632' Theres a few causes that seem weird. But the one the caught my attention is 'Rising of the lights'. The best I've seen is that Lights =...
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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 example ...
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Does peak bone density have any other role in preventing osteoporosis?

From reading articles such as this I understand that over time, building your muscles to reach your peak bone density means that you may have sufficient peak bone density to cope with age-related bone ...
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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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Are they proven benefits on 5:2 intermittent fasting on human? [closed]

5:2 intermittent fasting is For two days a week, you eat a limited diet, of just 500 to 600 calories, and for the other five days, you eat whatever you want. The proponents of this fasting ...
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What is the percentage of woman without a hyman?

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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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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I got by on 2 hours of sleep today. How is that possible? [closed]

I usually sleep for 7-9 hours a day. Recently changed it from a day sleeping schedule (05:00 A. M. To 13.00 P. M.) to night one (24:00 midnight to 09:00 A. M.) Yesterday was Friday, Indian standard ...
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Is kiwi safe to eat during antibiotic therapy? [closed]

I look for information about if it is safe to eat a Kiwi fruit during antibiotic therapy. I know that the fruit is source of calcium so it can weaken absorption of drug so time delay before and after ...
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Is Melatonin necessary to sleep? [migrated]

Consider a scenario where a person's melatonin secretion gets inhibited (and that person also don't get external melatonin); Will this person feel sleepiness and a desire to sleep? Or, since that ...
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Limits on Masturbation [closed]

I'm a regular 18 year old, with no known history of mental or physical disease. If anything, I'm really smart in the sciences. But I have a vice. I masturbate very regularly, sometimes 4-5 times a day....
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Is more adiponectin means more fat metabolism in general?

Is more adiponectin means more fat metabolism in general? By "in general" I mean → in sleep, in wakened rest or in sport. In the past around 2013, I have met a clinical dietitian and an ...
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Suffering from insomnia, throat pain, headache and occasional fevers over the last few weeks [closed]

I am 26, a male of 6'1 and 65kg. I have recently moved to Bangalore from Delhi. I mentioned the last information because thats when my symptoms started appearing. I do not have the habit of visiting ...
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Are there dietary insufficiencies or deficiencies causing too much bleeding in an otherwise healthy person?

I have searched the title of this question in Bing and Google but I didn't find any relevant result in the first page of both, about any condition clearly associated with a mineral insufficiency or ...
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Can we slow the advancement of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) with immunosuppressants?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints (Wikipedia, n.d.). If the general cause is over activity of inflammatory cytokines (Nalbant & Birlik, ...
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Why is there no ketoacidosis in Type 2 diabetes mellitus?

Since Insulin is unable to act on cells due to insulin resistance, then shouldn't ketoacidosis also occur in Type 2 ?
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How can animal dander be completely removed from clothing? [migrated]

Normal washing does not completely remove animal proteins embedded in clothing. Is there a substance that can break down the proteins and render them harmless to allergy sufferers without breaking ...
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Can I simply blend my '5-a-day' of vegetables (and fruit) and eat it for breakfast? [closed]

Is there any reason why I cannot just take a sensible collection of raw vegetables (maybe some fruit, too) and just blend and eat it every morning? I know it will probably taste awful but I'll ...
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Which treatment best for piles(internal homoroids) Siddha or Allopathy? [closed]

Suffering from piles(internal homoroids) which is best treatment can I choose?
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Tissue engineering products not in the EMA database but 'approved' in Europe

According to The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, the following six Tissue-Engineered Products are available in Europe. Spherox Novocart 3D ReNovaCell ReGenerCel Vergenix FG Vergenix-STR I ...
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Are there a plastic surgery conditions of a “double chin” or “triple chin”?

Executing Is there a plastic surgery condition of a "double" or "triple" chin? as a search query in three search engines (Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo) and looking at images brought me almost no results ...
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How dangerous for the human skin are naturally occurring wavelengths above 380nm?

I read on https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/radiation-exposure/uv-radiation.html: UVA rays have the least energy among UV rays. These rays can cause skin cells to age and can cause some ...
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What is the size of biopsy specimens pinched from normal colon mucosa?

To investigate certain types of inflammation during a colonoscopy, a doc might pinch off normal-looking mucosa at a number of locations for subsequent microscopic examination. What is the size of ...
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Why can't we use genomic libraries for gene therapy or making transgenic animals

My text says we have to use expression libraries (cdna libraries) for constructing transgenic animals or for gene therapy, Now I can't understand why genomic libraries can't because for gene therapy ...
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Beginner runner/jogger heart rate question [closed]

I am an it guy 220 lbs 6ft1 35 years old. With chest strap measurement my maximum heart rate is around 192 bpm. (Did warmup and 3 minutes thread mill intervals to measure) For a long period of time, ...
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Why HIV Dna PCR is done for children born to HIV + mothers and not RNA PCR

I am curious to know why my text emphasize that diagnostic test of choice as gold standard is HIV RNA PCR, but in children of age 6 weeks of age HIV DNA PCR is done instead. what I think is that it ...

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