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What Is The Difference Between A Port And A Power Port
Close: A healthcare proxy designates and individual to be responsible for all healthcare decisions, whereas a power of attorney may be designated to make all legal decisions in all aspects of your life. They are very close but differ in their limitations according to my knowledge. ...Read more
Research vs Clinical: A PhD is typically a research degree that emphasizes experimentation, time in the library, and publications with lesser of an emphasis on clinical work. A PsyD on the other hand, is a clinical degree that emphasizes work with patients instead of research quite so much ...Read more
Different targets: There is no question cytotoxic T cells recognize antigen expressed in bacteria and viruses and for the most part keep infections under control. With Tumor systems it appears that cells infiltrating Tumors (TILL cells) don't accomplish much. Here it has been shown that B cells making antibodies release the mAbs to activate tumor destruction by CD16 (NK) cells via ADCC. ...Read more
Classification: Influenza viruses are RNA viruses that have segmented genome and have high antigenic diversity. They are classified by a protein inside the virus (a, b, and c). Influ a is responsible for frequent annual outbreak and has more propensity for antigenic change. B causes outbreaks every 2 to 4 years. Influ c is known to infect human and pigs but it is rare ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glucose: D& l are isomers of compound, d for dextro or right and l for levo or left. Isolating one or other is to make compound with fewer side-effects or better absorption. ...Read more
A decongestant: Allegra products all contain fexofenadine in a dose ranging from 30 to 180 mg. Allegra d comes in a 12 hour product with 60 of fexofenadine plus 120 mg. Of a long acting pseudoephedrine, which is a decongestant. The Allegra d 24 hour contains 180 mg. Of fexofenadine and 240 mg. Of pseudoephedrine. The decongestant may cause insomnia, jitteriness or an increase in blood pressure. ...Read more
Clotting factor.: Hemophilia a results from a deficiency in clotting factor viii. In contrast, hemophilia b (also called christmas disease) is caused by a deficiency in clotting factor ix. Hemophilia a is more common than hemophilia b, and people with hemophilia a are more likely to suffer from severe disease. It would be impossible to distinguish the two on clinical presentation alone. ...Read more
Gross subdivisions: There are many subtypes of each one. Generally, b-lymphocytes produce antibodies and t-lymphocytes kill cells directly. ...Read more
I have vit d deficiency and was prescribed vit d2 1.25 mg (50, 000). What is the difference between v it d2 and vit d3?
D2 vs D3: If you have a choice, use the d3 rather than the d2. The d3 is a more useful form for the human body. There are very technical differences between these compounds. Note that I am not using the term 'more natural' since these compounds are often both made synthetically. ...Read more
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