I know this is possible in theory, but in practice I’d like to know how a person would start looking for a way to grow tissues like fat and bone from stem cells they have banked have those tissues attached to themselves in a surgical procedure There are research papers in google on this being […]
Often heard that the fasting can help your body to detoxify itself. It’s true or not? If yes, why it works? Finally, all types of fast can do it?
Patient’s bilirubin level is first 28 micromole/litre and direct bilirubin level is 8 micromole/litre. Three weeks after the first blood test, the patient takes another blood test. This time, total bilirubin level is 48 micromole/litre and direct bilirubin is 9 micromole/litre, meaning that indirect bilirubin level increased by 19 micromole/litre during these three weeks. Liver […]
Infant parasite rate: It is defined as the percentage of infants below the age of one year showing malaria parasites in their blood films. It is regarded as the most sensitive index of recent transmission of malaria in a locality. ~ Parks textbook of preventive and social medicine, 25 edition, page 286. My question is […]
My dermatologist prescribed me Acnetrex (Isotretinoin), which would be taken twice a day. Like stated above, can I instead take one 20mg daily? As from what I can see, a box of 20mg is cheaper than two boxes of 10mg. And I think that their clinic does not have 20mg so they gave me 2x […]
I am currently studying the textbook Hoffbrand’s Essential Haematology, eighth edition, by A. Victor Hoffbrand and David P. Steensma. Chapter 1 Haemopoiesis says the following: During normal childhood and adult life, the marrow is the only source of new blood cells. The developing cells are situated outside the bone marrow sinuses; mature cells are released […]
I am wondering if sleeping extra can help heal injuries? I am thinking in this case, when feeling sleepy after an injury, sleep. Here is my reason for asking, and illustrates that there is likely something to it. It seems to be working for me. Last night, I had a fall, injuring my back, ankle, […]
What should one expect to happen to SpO2 during treadmill / rower / stepper exercise? I’m in a monitored exercise program, where aides take heart rate readings with a fingertip pulseox every ten minutes or so. They don’t note SpO2, but I’ve asked them to read it to me. At 70% of max HR (my […]
In the answer to "How do you feed a starving person in a way that won’t kill them?", it is mentioned that refeeding syndrome can cause peripheral edema. How does this occur?
My everything related to sexual ability is normal except one. My penis remains downward after erection and doesn’t go up as the normal erection. Is it a problem? I haven’t married yet, sometimes I masterbate, I don’t face any problem while masterbation but is this downward erection a problem? To my understanding, it’s a genetical […]