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Effects

Effect

The result produced by an action.


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licorice root a stress reliever?

... problems, e.g. guilt over highly unlikely consequences of my actions, or anxiety over imagined or exaggerated negative appraisals. It also effects my heart rate and libido, but that's off-topic. I don't know where the stress-reducing idea came from. Licorice root increases cortisol levels ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Biology tests

... you wrote about how HIV affects the body and its physiology, the question was about AIDS. It may have wanted you to elucidate exactly why the effects of an HIV infections could lead to the complete breakdown of immune function. For example if you had mentioned the T-helpers and macrophages ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:37 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology tests
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Views: 491

reproductive sytem

... I'd go with thinking about which sex hormones have a significant effect elsewhere - think about oestrogen and testosterone, which have wide-spread effects across the whole body. For example testosterone has been shown to prevent the onset of osteoporosis (the formation of air cavities in the bones). ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:49 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: reproductive sytem
Replies: 1
Views: 126

How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?

... wings, if you select for long wings, you'll select long wings. Here's why Because the changes in the environment will just as likely negate the effects of the previous beneficial mutation. As you know, mutations can be beneficial, harmful or neutral. This is based entirely on the environment. ...

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by Doom
Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
Replies: 7
Views: 1391

How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?

... a varied but still relatively uniform result Reason for my conclusion? Because the changes in the environment will just as likely negate the effects of the previous beneficial mutation. As you know, mutations can be beneficial, harmful or neutral. This is based entirely on the environment. ...

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by Doom
Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
Replies: 7
Views: 1391
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