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Does this infographic show that masks increased the transmission of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County?

The old saying correlation does not equal causation applies here. In this case the correlation assumed by the question is that masks cause more transmission i.e. Mask mandate -> transmission + ...
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Is there a relationship between vaccine openness and education levels?

There is a 2016 study (Larson et al.) on 67 countries (Africa is underrepresented, but the rest of the continents have decent coverage). Regarding education it found that Any level of education ...
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Is there a relationship between vaccine openness and education levels?

Carpiano et al (2019) found that lower parent education is associated with higher odds of being concerned about measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination. Kumar et al (2016) discuss the link ...
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Is there a link between fibromyalgia and sugar intake?

The following is what I have found, which shows promise on your hypothesis. Yanmaz, at al. (2012) found an increased prevalence rate of [Fibromyalgia Syndrome] in patients with [diabetes mellitus] ...
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Is one more susceptible to chronic pancreatitis if one's pancreas hemorrhaged during a single inexplicable acute pancreatitis event?

Yes, it is possible that one gradually develops chronic pancreatitis after a single attack of acute pancreatitis. Pancreatitis (NIDDK) The chronic form of pancreatitis can be triggered by one ...
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Why do people infected with rabies have a fear of water?

When the rabies virus is spread to a new host, it first attacks muscle cells, which prevents the host's immune system from recognizing the invasion. Next, it binds to neurons at neuromuscular junction....
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Is there a direct correlation between high testosterone level and weak immune system?

According to this 2016 Nature Review article (which cites the article from your link): Androgens have been show to reduce immune response in a variety of studies. For example: In vivo exposure to ...
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Has a correlation between sleep apnea and grinding of teeth been identified or ruled out?

Yes, it's true. A relationship does exist between grinding the teeth and sleep apnea. The term bruxism(sleep bruxism) is used for grinding the teeth during sleep at night. In a study it was seen that ...
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Correlation between blood pressure and cardiac output in the elderly

1) The elderly are the most likely group to be on agents to regulate blood pressure as the incidence of hypertension increases with age. 2) The elderly are the most likely group to have altered large ...
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Correlation between blood pressure and cardiac output in the elderly

Cardiac Output (CO) = Heart Rate (HR) X Stroke Volume (SV) Decreases in CO > Decrease BP. Increases in CO > Increase BP. With aging CO remains stabilized at rest due to the following: Heart Rate (...
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