Questions tagged [medical-science]

Use this tag for questions about the science of medicine and its practices. Use [medications] for questions about the actual cures that people take, and use [alternative-medicine] for claims about cures and practices which are claimed to be alternative to official medical science

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Does Fenugreek increase breastmilk?

http://herblore.com/overviews/list-of-galactagogues-herbs-that-increase-breastmilk-production Fenugreek - one of the best and strongest herbs for increasing milk production. When taken in very ...
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Do antioxidants improve immune responses in dogs?

The claim "Antioxidants can also be important in improving immune responses in dogs." is being made on this web page. They go on to say Because antioxidants play a key role in minimizing damage to ...
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Are sharks immune to almost all known diseases?

According to Did You Know.org: Sharks are the only animals that almost never get sick: they are immune to almost every known disease. Is this true or is it a myth?
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Is cryolipolisis effective as a fat reduction method?

Cryolipolysis is a non-surgical process to remove subcutaneous fat, using controlled cooling, as an alternative to liposuction. Is a significant amount of fat destroyed by one treatment of ...
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Did a prisoner die from a needle prick when he was told that it was a snake bite?

I read somewhere that there was a prisoner facing a death sentence sometime before the 1950s, on whom a psychological experiment was conducted. Experiment: He was blindfolded and told that he would be ...
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Will a warming world directly damage human health?

It is widely believed that a warming world will be a worse world (but see this question for a discussion of the minority view: Could Global Warming be good for life?) The medical community seems to ...
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Is hydroxychloroquine proven to reduce the need for hospitalization for Covid-19?

In a study, linked here, a Brazilian institute says that hydroxychloroquine associated with azithromycin is associated with reduced hospitalization rate when given quickly to people showing symptoms ...
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Have COVID-19 vaccination trials started in Seattle?

I am reading conflicting information on this. In a supposed Associated Press Exclusive, a report went out March 16th saying: U.S. researchers gave the first shots in a first test of an ...
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Which data are correct for the number of SARS-CoV2 positive tests in France on April 4?

The data published by the John Hopkins University report a sharp spike in new detected cases of SARS-CoV2 infections in France for two days ago (April 4), with 25000 new people tested positive in one ...

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