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What Are The Functional Groups In Cholesterol
More than 5: There are many more than 5 proteins found in the blood. I suppose you could base them in broader categories: Albumin, Fibrinogen and other clotting factors, Globulins, and regulatory proteins. Albumin provides oncotic pressure to the vascular system. Fibrinogen and associated clotting factors -self explanatory. Globulins are part of the immune system and regulatory proteins serve many fxns ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CarbohydratesObesity: are primary drivers of unhealthy lipoprotein patterns, the correct issue, not cholesterol. Study my answers to: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/862161, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/706713, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1126862 http://goo.gl/ZZ41rv, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX, http://goo.gl/9Zz6GD, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ http://goo.gl/LG8tKl & many others on HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many types of anemia are there? Are they divided in to groups? If so, how many and what are the names of the groups?
Complicated question: Most common is iron deficiency. That comes from blood loss another common type is anemia of chronic disease. Where your kidneys (for instance) don't produce erythropoetin. Another general type is hemolytic anemia. Blood is cleaved up. Most common cause in someone of your age group would be iron deficiency from menses. It's a huge question. Sorry this forum doesn't allow for bigger answers. ...Read more
Same as anyone: It's largely hereditary, there's a component of lack of exercise, and there are plenty of vegan foods that are loaded with the saturated fats that some folks say raise cholesterol. Despite all the rhetoric, the biggest studies have shown no advantage of vegetarians over other folks in longevity or any disease category when you control for the fact that they tend to have other healthy habits. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Control mechanisms: A lot of recent research has concentrated on finding ways to better control artificial arms. Some researchers are working to use the nerves left in the arm to control the prosthesis (targeted muscle reinnervation- tmr) others on using the brain signals to control the prosthesis. Sounds sci-fi but it is not these days! tmr trained physicians are doing surgeries at various centers in the us. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some ways to better fund the various forms of childhood cancer programs in the community?
Great question!: Cancer funding continues to decrease. If you can think of ways to fund childhood cancer programs, great! most are funded through the national cancer institute or research grants. There are also foundations including the pediatric cancer foundation: www.Fastercure.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What r mitochondria: What do mitochondria do? Where are most of them found in the body? ANS: they organelles that make "energy" inside cells. In every cell. Good google question. ...Read more
Four major ones.: There are four major coronary arteries, the left main (lm)' the left anterior descending (lad), the circumflex (lcx), and the right (rca). They branch into many smaller arteries. The lm is considered the most important because it is usually the largest. The lad is usually the next most important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet no the answer: Though GB emptying stimulated by a fatty meal there is no corellation between diet and Gallstones. The etiology is due to an inborn (congenital) error of metabolism not producing bile that keeps the cholestrol in solution and precipitates out as gall stones Sorry diet is not the cure to all Illnesses ...Read more
What are the functions of the muscle system? What are all the functions of the muscle system and what are some deseases as well
See below: Muscles in our body contract and relax consciously and unconsciously. A muscle that involuntarily contracts without our consciously willing it is called a "spasm." if the muscle maintains a sustained "spasm", it becomes a cramp, as can be seen with exercise. Overuse, spine problems, posture, fatigue, diminished blood supply, injury and certain diseases can contribute to spasms. See doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Non-invasive imaging options include coronary calcium score (ccs) and carotid ultrasound for intima-media thickness (cimt). Ccs quantifies calcium in mature artery plaques. Cimt measures earlier changes of vascular disease (cimt thickness and small plaques without calcium). Cimt requires a skilled sonographer for optimal clinical value. Ccs defines later stage disease, but is more reproducible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Apart from hair color, foods they eat, are all the functioning of organs inside the human body, the type of diseases the very same in any part of world?
Yes: But we all differ in detail so the particular disease might be genetic risk. ...Read more
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