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Which is the impact of hemochromatosis on the individual, family and society?

Which is the impact of hemochromatosis on the individual, family and society?

Homework question: An individual with hemochromatosis dies in middle age unless diagnosed and treated. Treatment is extremely easy compared with the other common killers and leads to a healthy life. Sufferers are often accused of being alcoholics in denial if their physicians are unaware of hemochromatosis. I hope you can flesh this out for class. Noncompliance and ignorance kill. ...Read more

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Let me know the similarities and differences of disease manifestation in children and in the elderly in diabetes?

Let me know the similarities and differences of disease manifestation in children and in the elderly in diabetes?

Many: Older adults will often present with atypical symptoms of high blood sugar. Lethargy, dehydration, confusion. Younger people will present with a high level of acid in their blood(ketosis). Both are very serious and need urgent attention by a health care provider, as they both can result in death if not idnetified and treated early. ...Read more

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Is there any relationship between the age of the woman at pregnancy and the i.Q. Of the resultant children?

Is there any relationship between the age of the woman at pregnancy and the i.Q. Of the resultant children?

Smart children...: ...Are born to smart women who make smart choices. Smart choices usually include effective birth control until ready to have a family. So in that way, yes, some relationship exists. ...Read more

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Is there a relation between the eating patterns of the inuit and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease?

Is there a relation between the eating patterns of the inuit and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease?

Changing fast...: The native inuit diet (eastern canadian artic to siberia) was completely animal based. No vegetation. No heart disease, obesity, diabetes, dental carries, etc. However, i know from personal experience, working at a hospital in frobisher bay on baffin island for six weeks, that their diet has irrevocably been altered by "down south" diets, typical of montreal and toronto & now get southern ills. ...Read more

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Meaning of growth and development in the field of psychology?

Meaning of growth and development in the field of psychology?

Please clarify: Please clarify what you mean by "meaning, " "growth, " and "development." are you referring to the growth and development of the field of psychology itself, or growth and development as an aspect of human mental experience? ...Read more

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Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Height : You will not gain height by strengthening tendons. All this will do is keep the alignment and joint strength improved. It will also prevent bending of the spine and allow you to stand more upright and erect. The way for height is increasing bone growth. ...Read more

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What were the effects of Chernobyl on the health of the people in the area?

What were the effects of Chernobyl on the health of the people in the area?

Minimal: Most were evacuated almost immediately. A few workers developed bone marrow suppression and died. The workers that shielded the doomed plant were well protected with no known problems. Long term studies have show no increase in nearby folks of thyroid cancer or leukemia. The area is now uninhabited and being taken over by unchecked nature. ...Read more

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What is the aspect of the african lifestyle and culture that allows the rapid spread of aids?

What is the aspect of the african lifestyle and culture that allows the rapid spread of aids?

2 reasons: Three seperate causes in my opinion. The first is almost no use of birth control (ie condoms). The second is that virtually all males are uncircumscribed. Hiv virus has an affinity for langerhans cells in the foreskin epithelium in males. Thirdly....The unavailability of HIV meds..So its an epidemic without the availability of treatment. ...Read more

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What's the current research and understanding in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis?

What's the current research and understanding in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis?

Diabetes...: Almost all atherosclerosis is due to the exact things that diabetes causes: inflammation, high triglycerides and free fatty acids, small dense LDL particles, hypertension, endothelial damage and dysfunction, and many other things. This can even occur before the blood sugars become elevated, so-called "pre-diabetes", or Insulin resistance syndrome. ...Read more

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Why do diseases of the circulatory system often affect the health of the rest of the body?

Why do diseases of the circulatory system often affect the health of the rest of the body?

Well: This is a very good question. Now if you remember the circulatory system travels throughout the body so if there is a disease of the circulatory system it will be spread throughout the body because the circulatory system travels everywhere ...Read more

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In your expert opinion, what's the role of diet in both the cause and prevention of chronic disease?

In your expert opinion, what's the role of diet in both the cause and prevention of chronic disease?

Diet: Hippocrates said: let medicine be thy food and food be thy medicine. This is still true today, complicated by gmo foods and soil nutrient depletion. Eating right is one of the pillars of health and wellness. ...Read more

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Which of the hepatitis viruses is of greatest concern to people working in the dental field?

Which of the hepatitis viruses is of greatest concern to people working in the dental field?

Hepatitis B: I would say hepatitis b as it is the most highly contagous by a needle stick. Hepatitis c would be next. Hepatitis a is spread by the fecal oral route and would not be a concern in dental practice. ...Read more

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Which type of professionals are involved in the care of spina bifida?

Which type of professionals are involved in the care of spina bifida?

Several: Pediatric orthopedists, pediatric urologist, sometimes pediatric surgeon. If patient is adult scratch the pediatric ...Read more

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Is there any relation of architectural structures to the well being of patients in mental health facility?

Is there any relation of architectural structures to the well being of patients in mental health facility?

Evidence Suggests: The concept of 'healing architecture' has been developing over the last two decades and a large amount of research has been carried out into the impact of architectural design on the success of healthcare environments. Evidence that architects can significantly alter patients' experience and quality of life has led to changes in designing healthcare spaces. From rsa royal society of arts. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of social isolation in the digital age?

What are the dangers of social isolation in the digital age?

Fantasy life: The real problem of the new technology that was thrust on us lacked understanding the effect on person to person interactions. We are seeing more socially isolated children lacking one on one in person friendships. The fantasy world of cyberspace is breeding problems for the emerging youth whose social skills are soley based on the social media internet.. ...Read more

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What is the name of the condition which affects the joints of the elbow and lower arm?

What is the name of the condition which affects the joints of the elbow and lower arm?

Osteoarthritis?: There are different types of conditions that affect the joints of the elbow and hand. There is osteoarthritis (most common), rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and even gout can affect the wrists. ...Read more

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Does ejaculation in the age of 15 affect the development of the body?

Does ejaculation in the age of 15 affect the development of the body?

No: Ejaculating in a 15 year old is normal as he has reached puberty. Ejaculating through masturbation or sexual activity will not affect development. ...Read more