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Commonly used diagnostic imaging methods are: Ultrasonography X-ray Computed tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Scintigraphy or radionuclide scan (injecting a radioactive tracer into a vein, waiting until it collects in a certain organ, for example, the thyroid gland, and taking a picture of the tracer distribution with a scanner) All the ...


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According to NutritionData (data from US Department of Agriculture - USDA.gov), 100 g of kiwi fruit contains 4.4 g fructose and 4.1 g glucose. The wch.sa.gov.au site in the question lists kiwi as high in fructose based on their criteria (2.5-5% of fructose = high). But they also say it has a favorable fructose/glucose ratio, so it will be "better tolerated" ...


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According to this article, the ratio of affected females/males differs when you look at liveborn or prenatal infants, which indicates a prenatal selection against males (i.e. more males are spontaneously aborted). The article links to more references for further reading.


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A quick way to know if a certain treatment method is supported by scientific evidence without asking a physician is to check some free and easy-to-read evidence-based medical articles on sites like: American Family Physician has articles about many diseases, for example, about management and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; you can see the tables with ...


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How about this list from the Alzheimer Society of Canada? It differentiates between modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors and goes on to explain how and why which risk factors are risk factors. Modifiable risk-factors: - Risk factors for both Alzheimer’s disease and cardiovascular diseases - Smoking - High Blood Pressure - Diabetes - High ...


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The relation between TSH and free T4 is bidirectional and complex [1–4]. TSH stimulates the secretion of T4 from the thyroid gland. Immediately after being released into the bloodstream the vast majority of T4 is bound to plasma proteins including albumin, thyroxin binding globulin (TBG) and transthyretin (TTR, formerly called thyroxine-binding prealbumin or ...


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There's an App call Ada. It's only available for iOS. It's an IA based bot that ask you about your symptoms and gives you a diagnostic. It was pretty accurate with some regular illnesses. It's much more advanced than a "symptoms checker", it can for example give you opinions based on statistical data. Also keeps record of your symptoms and dates, and ask you ...


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There's nothing that does what you asked as a medical doctor would do, because a software is always a software. Anyway a good reference (there should be also a function similar to the one you asked for) can be found on http://reference.medscape.com/


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The UK Biobank (cohort study of 500,000 participants) incorporates SARS-CoV-2 test result data. It contains age, as well as entire medical history information for each participant. Ref: Dynamic linkage of COVID-19 test results between Public Health England’s Second Generation Surveillance System and UK Biobank (2020) * * Disclaimer: I have worked on this ...


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This question in opendata.SE has answers that might help. There are three answers at the time of writing Anthem XPRIZE Github large dataset South Korean data


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I would like to make a recommendation, as a researcher also working in medical imaging. You state that you are interested in predicting lesion diameter, patient gender, and patient age from the scans. However, when a radiologist reads a scan, they already know the patient gender and the patient age because that information is in the medical record. They also ...


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There are quite some symptom checkers available - this one seems to perform well in benchmarks and allows free text input: https://www.symptoma.com/


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