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Scientists have way to control sugars th…

September 28, 2012 by Brian Wallheimer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Scientists can now turn on or off the enzymes responsible for processing starchy foods into sugars in the human digestive system,   a finding they believe will allow them to better control those processes...

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Keep an Eye on UV Safety

September 23, 2011 by The American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for safe fun in the sun   SAN FRANCISCO – As you rub sunscreen on to protect your skin this summer, don’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Summertime means more...

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Dr. Charlotte W. Ross, Manitoba’s Pionee…

December 24, 2011 by Helen Pollitt Smith

The life of Dr. Charlotte Ross, Manitoba's first woman doctor who lived and practised in Whitemouth from 1881 to 1910   The dog team was abruptly halted before the log cabin over which the smoke hung low in the...

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Study Suggests Acupuncture May be Better…

September 9, 2012 by JAMA Report

The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized controlled trials suggests that acupuncture may be better than no acupuncture or sham acupuncture for the treatment of some chronic pain, according to a...

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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric...

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Relapse or Recovery? Neuroimaging Predic…

October 13, 2012 by Indiana University

Brain activity changes as people recover from their addictions   An Indiana University study has provided preliminary evidence that by measuring brain activity through the use of neuroimaging, researchers can predict who is likely to have an easier...

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Eye Protection is Essential for…

American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries   For Stephen Sacks...

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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle...

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The Aerospace Medical Association

The largest, most-representative professional organization in the fields of aviation, space, and...

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Dr. Emily Howard Stowe -…

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was a pioneering Canadian physician and suffragette   She was...

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