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Resting energy The number you are looking for is basically the energy the body needs in a resting state. When resting, we assume that no energy is used for any actions but vital ones, as the body is not exactly doing anything. Measuring that energy Measuring that energy is slightly more complicated. Here is my solution to it: With any machine, we are ...


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At present time, hepatic cirrhosis is still an irreversible end stage chronic disease (Johnson and Sherding, 2006). In a nutshell its featured by successive cycles of injury/repair and inflammation that result in excessive deposition of collagen on the hepatocytes (Zhou, 2014). Can you not cut away the damaged area and allow the liver to regenerate or is ...


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Liver donation - an act of great honor - should only be done once. Liver regeneration occurs via compensatory hyperplasia. Regeneration of the liver can be more correctly defined as compensatory hyperplasia where in the remaining liver tissue expands to meet the metabolic needs of the organism. Unlike anatomic true regeneration, the expanding liver does not ...


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It sounds like what you are looking for is the basal metabolic rate, which is the rate that you expend energy at rest, which roughly translates to the minimum rate that you need to consume energy in order to survive long term. It varies significantly from person to person based on a large number of factors. A number of formulas to estimate it for a given ...


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Although this question is hard to research - you're dependent on self-reported data on sleeping hours, and there are many confounders that influence this relation (why do people sleep longer? maybe people who sleep longer are more likely to be without a job, and being without a job is also associated with higher risk of heart disease etc.). However, the ...


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If the person is a HFE homozygote, or a compound heterozygote, then they need to be monitored yearly for signs of iron overload. Iron overload occurs more quickly if there is concurrent alcohol use and iron consumption eg. using iron cooking pots. In the asymptomatic patient with genetic hemochromatosis, then phlebotomy should commence when the ferritin ...


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