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whole blood

(Science: haematology) blood that has not been separated into its various components.


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Hyperadrenergic POTS

... POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) is when a person’s heart rate speeds up 30 beats per minute or more without much change in blood pressure on standing, people may have orthostatic intolerance (OI). Because upright heart rate is usually greatly increased, the more common term ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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Views: 71

What makes dominant allele dominant?

Yes, it is possible that there are more than two different alleles for a gene. The most popular example, that comes into my mind, is blood types (AB0-system). But it is not possible that more than one is recessive to all the others - what would happen if two different recessive genes are ...

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by Tricho
Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... that humans can survive in, within those limits there are a degree of flexibility. There is a reason you can sweat, your hairs can piloerect and blood vessels can expand and shrink depending on the temperature. It may be that several different environments may be perfect for different "versions" ...

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by Babybel56
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:04 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
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Views: 282

Fasting and bloodsugar

After a meal, there is increase in the blood sugar level (glucose), which is regulated by Insulin secretion. But during fasting, when there is no food directly provided to the body to get it converted to glucose , blood sugar level rises slowly ...

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by vinu
Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
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Views: 379

Fasting and bloodsugar

... body may take some time to compensate for this and so the levels may get higher. I can't imagine off the top of my head why it would make your blood sugar level rise more slowly unless you fasted so long that your digestive system was significantly reduced in efficacy.

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
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Views: 379
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