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Gallstones 'block' the plumbing system (i.e. the biliary tree) that drains bile produced in the liver from flowing into the duodenum through the ampulla of Vater. Since bile is a dietary detergent for fats (cholesterol, triglycerides, free fatty acids), the blockage of bile impairs fat absorption in the small intestine and the fat passes into the large ...


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Cancer is successful at killing it's victims because it is genetically still very similar to the host. The immune system does not respond to it sufficiently to eradicate the mutated cells and this allows it to grow out of control. When dealing with any kind of transmittal this would be close to an organ donation. Without a very close match, and ...


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Although transmissible cancer has been found in some species, such as Tasmanian Devils and clams, it is quite rare in most species. Certain viral and bacterial agents that cause cancer, however, can be transmitted. One example is HPV, which can cause cervical cancer


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Short answer People with androgen insensitivity syndrome do not have a functional uterus and cannot bear a child. Background Androgen-insensitive genetic males may develop female genitalia and internal female reproductive organs. However, in both partial androgen insensitivity syndrome (PAIS) and complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) the uterus is ...


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At the moment, the youngest diagnosed Huntington's case was 2 years of age. This paper appears to discuss not only this boy's onset, but also the diagnosis of symptoms in the early-onset disease. Here they research a link between age-of-onset and the length at which the repeats are. The thing is that these repeats won't just constantly get longer. There ...



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