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second-look operation

exploratory celiotomy within a year after apparently curative resection of intra-abdominal cancer, in patients with no sign or symptom of recurrence, to resect an occult tumour if present.

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improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats

NIH Research on rat models. Early improvement of glucose tolerance after ileal transposition in a non-obese type 2 diabetes rat model. Surgical operations which shorten the intestinal tract between the stomach and the terminal ileum result in an early improvement in type 2 diabetes, and one possible ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats
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Thinking in terms of evolution

... sympathy, if so urged by hard reason, without deterioration in the noblest part of our nature. The surgeon may harden himself whilst performing an operation, for he knows that he is acting for the good of his patient; but if we were intentionally to neglect the weak and helpless, it could only ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
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Views: 1140

My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... body then the normal body cells which have dutifully followed the artificial signals and temporarily ceased dividing then go back to their normal operation without any permanent damage to the cell. Clearly, the administration of type H drugs weakens the body systematically which depends on routine ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 3773

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... expect to find a chaotic mess of traits, not order and structure. The second problem is that asexual reproduction combined with frequent and effective ... hinders natural selection. If a very complex and intricate system in operation fails to sufficiently serve an assumed function, it may be the ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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... evolution" is pretty lame. "Ability to redesign genes" is pretty immaterial in an evolutionary sense. At best it'll be a boutique operation for the wealthy in developed world. It may well diminsh Tay-Sachs, Huntington etc. in that population- a bunch that characteristically has ...

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by Rap
Sat May 26, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 7032
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