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Is Ethnicity A Factor In Sunburn
Probably both: UV radiation and family genetics probably both play a role in BRAF genetics. To lower your risk of developing melanoma, it is best to limit your exposure to UV radiation and to know your family history. If your family history increases your risk, you should see your dermatologist a few times a year for skin cancer screening. Melanoma that is caught early is highly treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on which : Factor. There are about a dozen clotting factors and any of those could be deficient. Some are serious others not so much. It is not feasible to provide specific suggestion from the information provided. ...Read more
Thyroid cancer and heredity? How much does heredity play a part in getting thyroid cancer? Is it different if the relative who had it is a cousin vs. A mother or an aunt? What about an identical twin?
A little bit: Authorities think about 5% of patients with thyroid cancer may have a hereditary component. We can't identify the genes yet, and go by "clusters. In general, the closer the relative, the more likely you will have thyroid cancer, assuming that this has an hereditary component. But most dont. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too many 2 count: Where to start? Convenience foods, fast foods, commercial advertising for soda etc... Decrease in the importance of sit down family dinners... Obesity is a multifactoral problem with many causes that we have yet to identify. Fixing the obesity epidemic is also going to have to be tackled from several different angles.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antioxidant: Vitamin e is an antioxidant. Ldl cholesterol is much more harmful when it is oxidized & vit e prevents this from happening. There are very impressive research studies showing the benefits of vit e preventing heart disease- see http://www.Healthy.Net/scr/article.Aspx?Id=557 it is crucial to take only natural e with mixed tocopherols.Studies on synthetic e (dl-alpha tocpherol) suggest it's harmful! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known as sunstroke -- call an ambulance immediately and give first aid until paramedics arrive. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the avg minimum length of sun exposure to induce melanogenesis in a fair-skinned person assuming it is noon, no clouds, no sunscreen?
Minutes : It would take only minutes. You should know this is a risky endeavor, however! Putting such a person in direct noon time sun will also result quickly in a sunburn, which will increase cancer risk! Unfortunately you can't get the melanogenesis without the risk! What are the goals of this project? To induce a tan? Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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It's rare: Of the many different types of cancer bone cancer is one of the more were types. Usually bone cancer is is the spread of cancer that started another place. Cancer that originates in somebody's bones is rare. It is very to have bone cancer in the foot of someone who is in her 20s ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Being worked out: Lp(a) is quite elevated is an independent risk factor that seems to be almost entirely hereditary, and may be managed with a different medication regimen. For the vast majority of us, LDL cholesterol is key, and it's always against the background of other risks. Avoid smoking, stay physically fit and trim, and hope for many years of good health. ...Read more
Yes: Dark skinned individuals need more sunlight exposure compared to light skinned ones. ...Read more
Is there a genetic test in UK that can tell if a person is a poor metabolizer with Clopidogrel having two copies of each of the CYP2C19 gene.?
Phenotype is the big: issue, not genotype, because we each live with the complex results of both genotype combined with all our complex internal controls, beyond the any gene or sets of genes alone. Since clopidgrel is a platelet suppressing, clot-slowing agent, best check clotting with & without whatever trial dosage. The best of the clotting tests is TEG, study: Thromboelastography, commonly used in hospitals. ...Read more
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