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Re: Urine infections

... to get more bladder infections than men. This is probably because women have shorter urethras, so it is easier for the germs to move up to their bladders. Having sex can make it easier for germs to get into your urethra. You may be more likely to get an infection if you do not drink enough fluids, ...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Urine infections
Replies: 17
Views: 19097

Re: lungfish

... In the same vein, I've seen lungs presented as derived from brood pouches, but now the prevailing hypothesis considers them derived from swim bladders.

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by Darby
Sun Dec 30, 2007 3:34 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: lungfish
Replies: 2
Views: 2300

Basking Sharks-Ectotherm

... do) They need to constantly keep in motion otherwise they will sink (and ultimately die due to lack of oxygen) because they don't contain float bladders like fish do. While the basking shark is in motion for this reason, it may be simultaneously regulating its body temperature.

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by Lynn
Sat Apr 22, 2006 3:47 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Basking Sharks-Ectotherm
Replies: 7
Views: 4993


... that you may get from a urine test may actually represent the glucose levels in your urine 1-6 hours before (... cuz we 'store' urine in our bladders for hours at a time) hope this helps - KIM

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by LilKim
Tue Mar 21, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 11
Views: 4898

Carnivorous Plants

... in places where the soil is deficient in some major element. The plant captures--via mechanized traps, pools of enzymes, sticky hairs or floating bladders--insects from which they can derive any desired elements. HOWEVER, these plants have been demonstrated to live and thrive just fine in their ...

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by ERS
Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:00 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Carnivorous Plants
Replies: 2
Views: 2441
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