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Do fat cells multiply?

Do fat cells multiply?

Fat cells: You can form more, and new fat cells, by eating more calories and not exercising to burns calories, but they do not multiply like we typically speak of multiplying cells. ...Read more

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What do atypical cells mean?

What do atypical cells mean?

Mean abnormal cells: Means abnormal cells this raises question of ?Suspicious for cancer. ...Read more

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Can human cells live forever?

In a way: Forever is a long time, but cells can be made to turn off their natural cycles which would cause them to die sooner. Cancer cells often develop this trait and thus outlive their host (temporarily). Read the immortal life of henrietta lacks for a good layman's explanation of this process. ...Read more

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What diseases affect nerve cells?

What diseases affect nerve cells?

Many: Many diseases affect nerve cells. The common diseases are stroke, trauma, multiple sclerosis, diabetes mellitus, Parkinsons and Alzheimers disease. Are you thinking of nerves in the hands and feet (peripheral nerves) or the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system)? Some illnesses affect one and not the other. ...Read more

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Can you be addicted to ice cubes?

No: no because you would not have withdrawal symptoms if you stopped. however, if you are consuming too much water you could develop hyponatremia. ...Read more

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What are b-cells and its functions?

What are b-cells and its functions?

Antibodies: B cells are immune cells that develop in the Bone marrow and mature in the lymphoid organs. They make antibodies that protect our bodies from foreign invaders such as viruses. Most vaccines work by stimulating our body's B cells to make antibodies so that they can already be present to protect us when we are exposed to an actual viral infection. ...Read more

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What does "presentation=ceph" mean?

What does "presentation=ceph" mean?

Head first: I am guessing this refers to a pregnacy and it means the head is down and will be delivered first (prefered presentation for vaginal delivery), and is not a breech presentation. ...Read more

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