Andrew
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Could a living donor donate their liver multiple times in their lifetime?
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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 ...

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What would happen if you administered endothelin during a myocardial infarction?
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It seems to be still under debate. Contradictory evidence has been found. The relative importance of Endothelin Type A and Endothelin Type B receptors during myocardial ischaemia are still debated. ...

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How long would it take for one's thyroid hormones to get to dangerously low levels?
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Hypothyroidism - low levels of thryroid hormones are produced. There are many diseases where hypothyroidism arises. E.g. Graves Disease, Hashimotos disease. Early observations of Hypothyroidism showed ...

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What is the term for external tissue insufficiency due to surgery?
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To be clear with Surgery Nomenclature, it does not matter how the injury was inflicted. The term you are seeking is: "Depressed Cutaneous Scar". More information here(Pay-wall), and here. (...

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Can I calculate the blood pressure and pulse based on a given blood loss
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Rough Calculations Here you can find an example of what you are looking for. Hemorrhagic shock is a condition of reduced tissue perfusion, resulting in inadequate blood oxygen and nutrients levels ...

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Bone marrow donation vs. peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
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I'd like to preface with a brief summary of both techniques: Bone marrow donation - The stem cells are removed from a large bone of the donor, typically the pelvis, through a large needle that reaches ...

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Does the damage from sun exposure outweigh the benefit of getting vitamin D?
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I like your curiosity and logical thinking - you're just missing a few pieces of the puzzle. The sun emits ultraviolet light radiation which is the component of sunlight that is able to damage skin. ...

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What does NKX2-5 do?
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In mammalian cells the gene NKX2-5 is found on chromosome 5, more specifically on the long (q) arm of chromosome 5 at position 35.1. (Cytogenetic Location: 5q35.1) NKX2-5 is ~3,213 nucleotide bases ...

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Can cancer incidence rates, calculated from the general population, be used in primary care?
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Hello and welcome to SE Medical Sciences. I'd recommend not over using acronyms, (you forgot to define 'CRC' as Colorectal Cancer.). It is difficult to know what you mean you mean by 'general ...

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Is stem cells treatment an effective cure for nerve damage from peripheral neuropathy in DM?
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Mesenchymal stem cell therapy is a promising and scientifically proven cell therapy. This article explains in detail the types of Mesenchymal stem cell therapies to treat peripheral neuropathy. ...

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Why are there no "ethically unobjectionable" alternatives to HEK-293, WI-38, MRC-5, etc?
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Different cell lines exist for different reasons, depending on the cell type and their properties they are useful for different experiments. HEK-293 - Embryonic Stem Cells - Female WI-38 - ...

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