Medicine is the doctrine of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries in humans and animals.

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Database of Medical Assertions

Can anyone point me toward a computationally-accessible database of medical assertions? I'm looking for something where each row in the database contains a single unit of knowledge. It could either be ...
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Is a neurostimulation implant for the soft-palate component of obstructive sleep apnea plausible?

There are currently ongoing clinical trials for neurostimulation implants designed to keep the tongue from blocking the airway in obstructive sleep apnea. The nerves for this are in the neck and ...
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What is the best way to orally administer a water insoluble powdered drug to macaque monkeys?

They typically need to be given ~150mg, once a day, and it'll last for two weeks. The drug is very water insoluble, becomes almost like a paste, not suitable for tube feeding. And yes, this is for for ...
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Possible long term side effects of IV iodine contrast

There are some illnesses that are linked with Iodine deficiency, most notably Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's. The resulting correlations suggest that mortality from Parkinsonism, ...
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What American textbooks on prescribing guidelines in psychiatry exist?

I ask this question here because I don't know where else I should ask this sort of question. I know that Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines is a great British psychiatric prescribing guidelines textbook ...
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spinal cord lesion and result in somatic sensation

Jimbo suffers a lesion to the entire right half of the spinal cord at the T6 level. A few weeks after his injury, his doctor tests his right and left legs for somatic sensation and tone. fill out her ...