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(Science: medicine) milk sickness.


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The increased cancer rates caused by red meat seem to be linked to the lack of fibre in that kind of diet, which in turn slows down the passage of food in the gut and thus the gut is exposed to some possibly toxic or carcinogenic byproducts of digestion. It could be so that increasing ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Things that cause cancer (in modern humans who live longer)
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Things that cause cancer (in modern humans who live longer)

... age, like any mutations). The increased cancer rates caused by red meat seem to be linked to the lack of fibre in that kind of diet, which in turn slows down the passage of food in the gut and thus the gut is exposed to some possibly toxic or carcinogenic byproducts of digestion. It could be so ...

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by biohazard
Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:05 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Things that cause cancer (in modern humans who live longer)
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Hyper and hypo tension?

They mean high and low blood pressure respectively. High blood pressure puts strain on the heart and makes strokes more likely. low blood pressure slows the metabolism and makes rheumatism and arthritis more likely, and can cause damage to internal organs. Er, well that's more or less what I read ...

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by animartco
Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:58 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hyper and hypo tension?
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what causes the change in hair colour

... hair color (on biological definition) can be caused by two factors: age and genetics. Study shows that hair follicle has “melanogenesis clock”, it slows down or stop the melanocyte activity that causes the hair to be gray.

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by foxbrent
Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: what causes the change in hair colour
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pressure and velocity in blood vessels

... rises slowly again later since the cross sectional area of veins is smaller than capillaries." Why does't the friction of the capillary wall slows down the blood flow? Also, can someone tell me the relationship between friction ,pressure and velocity in simple words but not in physics? Preparing ...

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by bryanwong
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:39 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pressure and velocity in blood vessels
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