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M/F or Both/Neither?: Transgender= widely used term 4 ppl whose gender identity, gender expression or behavior doesn't conform 2 "norms" assoc w/the sex 2which they were assigned @birth. Cisgender= 4 ppl who view their gender identity, expression & behavior as consistent w/those norms. But these 2 terms don't cover the diverse ways ppl self identify in terms of gender -esp those who identify as both or neither m & f! ...Read more
Need more studies: There are some facts that annona muricata ( soursop) perhaps contains an active substance/molecules that can kill certain cancer cells. Some study has demonstated some positive data in vitro -in the laboratories. However there are a lot of questions that have to be asnwered first before declaring that it can really treat cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to say: There are increasing data that point to gene alterations in those with autism that can originate in the egg or sperm prior to fertilization.What would cause that to happen and what the timing would be is an unstudied area. Over the next decade or two we may find a definite source, but for now we remain lost. The shift from early childhood to prenatal or pre-conception exposures is most confusing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How many people 'rent' a poor woman from asia or latin america to carry their child? What are their ethics?
I'm researching a medical condition. (worster drought)Are NIH & The Oxford Journal considered reliable sources?? Are there others worth looking into.,
Women's rights: Komen has focused on breast cancer treatment and prevention. A higher official withheld payment to planned parenthood due to her anti-abortion stance but since pp provides women's health and breast health with 97% of its funding, this withholding was met with alarm and a national campaign that komen has yet to rise above. They did fire the official who made that decision. ...Read more
Good question: The world's healthiest people varies according to who you ask. Typically this includes various groups of people throughout the world that eat a low meat diet (generally vegetarian) and who exercise. Examples include vegan monks, people living in the mediterranean or in certain places in japan. ...Read more
What food do tribes in certain parts of northern india eat, where there are least number of cancer cases?
DON'T KNOW, BUT . .: There has recently been some interest in turmeric (curcumin) the spice that is used in currie that gives it the dark yellowish color. It is noted that pancreatic cancer rates in india are amongst the lowest in the world, it is believed that it is due to its high consumption. There have been both pre clinical and phase 1 studies looking at this. If you do a search you can find these studies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Oriental medicine/US: Except for accupuncure which is very popular rest is not well known and not so popular in us cities. ...Read more
No: Autism has a world wide prevalence of 2-4%. This is true for industrialized countries as well as developing societies. There is a genetic component as well as an environmental one. Even in africa, the incidence is about the same as in europe or us. Iceland has a remarkably increased incidence, the audie of which is not yet clearly understood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See this excerpt: Data indicate that the usual intake in developed societies ranges from 2400 to 5175 mg sodium per day. There are isolated physically active population groups such as the people living in the highlands of papua new guinea, the rain forests of brazil and remote rural communities in africa that live on a level of salt that rarely rises above 1150 mg. http://www.jacn.org/content/25/3/165.full. ...Read more
Gestational surrogacy--sick of hearing about rich nyc career women hiring poor women in rural america. Anyone?
Can't judge: I imagine the couple is more interested in a healthy surrogate. It so happens that candidates in poorer areas may be more willing or interested in being a surrogate. If both parties benefit, i see no harm. ...Read more
No: This is a colloquialism that refers to the fast food genre, candy, etc. ...Read more
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