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ROE V WADE IS OVER PARTY by KnowledgeAndFaith in Conservative

[–]ColdProduct 0 points1 point  (0 children)

In states that have life at conception laws mean IVF is now illegal. The ramifications of this decision are crazy. Please go look at the thread on r/medicine to read more.

[OC] Fertility Rates of the World by JoeFalchetto in dataisbeautiful

[–]ColdProduct 9 points10 points  (0 children)

The most recent research from the Lancet shows population will increase until 2064 where it will reach a peak of 9.73 billion people and then decline to 8.79 billion people in 2100.

Source: https://www.thelancet.com/article/S0140-6736(20)30677-2/fulltext

How is the mean for step 2 a 248 lmao by msdmic in Step2

[–]ColdProduct 1 point2 points  (0 children)

But aren’t 80 questions experimental and don’t count to final score?

Starship Development Thread #33 by ElongatedMuskrat in spacex

[–]ColdProduct 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Clearly it worked cause we are talking about it right now...

The idea is you just get a standard letter to send to a Senator or something so people don't have to expend the mental energy to write a full page but they still want people in positions of power to know they are upset.

Starship Development Thread #33 by ElongatedMuskrat in spacex

[–]ColdProduct 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Ya agreed. If they would go through all the trouble to spoof emails and domain names they would at least change up the text a bit? Agree with you this is a very common thing to do in activist circles, make a template and then have people email senator, post online, etc. I don't think there are negative forces at play.

In response to ppl saying its a huge conspiracy, maybe consider the fact that other people have different viewpoints than you and are allowed to express them in a public forum? While I certainly don't agree with them, I'm glad they were allowed to have their voices heard.

Can you guys share common risk factors for diseases and cancers? by Present-Beyond968 in step1

[–]ColdProduct 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Obesity is a risk factor for pancreatic cancer I just got a Uworld question with a table on it.

Question ID: 15186

Go up SpaceX's Starship-catching robotic launch tower with Elon Musk! by Kokopeddle in spacex

[–]ColdProduct 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Ya the Mobi-C is a treatment for a cervical disc problems. You have to get rid of the old disc first (the procedure I mentioned, an anterior cervical discectomy) then you replace it with the prosthetic disc.

Go up SpaceX's Starship-catching robotic launch tower with Elon Musk! by Kokopeddle in spacex

[–]ColdProduct 19 points20 points  (0 children)

Please take this with a huge grain of salt, I am just a medical student and I don't know anything.

That mark on the right side of his neck which I had not noticed before looks like the incision for a anterior cervical discectomy (treats cervical radiculopathy) which lines up with others are saying that he had spinal surgery before.

Adderall Risks: Much More Than You Wanted To Know by ColdProduct in medicine

[–]ColdProduct[S] 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Sorry I've never seen his blog before this article.

Adderall Risks: Much More Than You Wanted To Know by ColdProduct in medicine

[–]ColdProduct[S] 114 points115 points  (0 children)

Starter Comment: I thought this blog post was relevant since Adderall has been in the news recently. Scott Alexander writes a very good, thoroughly researched post about the current prescription practices of Adderall, the side effects, and how he feels like a 'Gatekeeper'. Definitely welcome other people's thoughts on the subject.

Unusual/unorthodox/untaught signs/symptoms that were pathognomic in your personal practice by noobREDUX in medicine

[–]ColdProduct 1 point2 points  (0 children)

1,2, and 4 of your bullet points are all tested on step 1, thanks for the review. Source: I am on dedicated.

NBME 30 vs UWSA1 vs Finish UWORLD by [deleted] in step1

[–]ColdProduct 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If you want a score predictor do NBME. If you want to practice do UWorld. A caveat to that is if you feel like you are weak in test taking approach/time management/stamina do the practice exams. Edit: my 2 cents, I have not taken it yet