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What special features or mechanisms exist in the respiratory system to prevent a virus from being inhaled?
Google: One can google vitamin d, vitamin k, osteoporosis and arteriosclerosis. Go to medscape, linus pauling institute or the framingham heart study for recent information on the relationship between deficiencies of vitamins d and k and osteoporosis and arteriosclerosis. The evidence suggests increased risk of stroke, heart attack and osteoporosis in persons suffering deficiencies of vitamins d and k. ...Read more
Isolators: As above. You can also use facemask. ...Read more
Bacteria: We have bacterial and other microorganisms as part of our systems on all integumentary surfaces (skin and mucous membranes). They play differing roles in our body. Some provide for degradation of food substances, some we have not worked out the function for. You need to take a course in microbiology since cannot be all explained here. ...Read more
What do doctors think of the recent discovery of the glymphatic system? What are known ways to improve the performance of that organ system?
Interesting: That's why I like medicine, there are always new things to discover or re-evaluation of things we thought we knew. Glymphatics have to do with the nervous system. Nervous system health advice includes the things that are good for general health (eat right, exercise, sleep, minimize stress) and USE of the brain. ...Read more
How is the health of people in Beijing affected by air pollution? Do they have more respiratory diseases there?
Yes: The air in many Chinese cities is unhealthy because the most common heating fuel is coal. The resulting air pollution produces a large number of cases of COPD, Asthma and many other respiratory problems. I am no expert but I have been fortunate to have visited several cities in mainland China and these are my observations. ...Read more
Is there any consensus from the cardiology community in regards to the system risk of intravitreal anti-vegf agents that we in the retina field use?
Too: M, any to go into here. Try to be more specific if you are having symptoms or if you are concerned about a particular illness. ...Read more
In a very aggressive autoimmune response can the immune system attack and kill the whole of the peripheral nervous system and what's this diagnosed as?
Does the eye, if exposed to viruses/bacteria/cancer fluids, have any protective mechanisms? Like the way one's immune system attacks viruses in blood?
GREAT question !!!: Gut flora (bacteria) has diverse functions, ;gaining energy from fermentation of undigested carbohydrates, absorption of fatty acids, synthesizing vitamins (b, k, biotin), immune system functions, preventing growth of bad bacteria, and producing hormones.There are 10x more gut bacteria than cells in the human body! they have 100x as many genes as the human genome, so some call them "forgotten organ". ...Read more
What lymphatic function does the thymus have? In your opinion, is it appropriate to label the thymus in the lymphatic system?
Could the immunomodulatory effects of UCDA potentially mask a problem with the immunoglobulins? Eg in AIH or PBC? When the globs are used to aid in dX
If the immune system targets and attacks and kills the nerves in the entire body after a viral infection what is this diagnosed as?
Guillotine Barre : Guillain -barre syndrome.Get a more detailed answer ›
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