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Obesity Promotes Tumor Growth Regardless…

October 15, 2012 by American Association for Cancer Research

Researchers may have discovered a new explanation as to why obese patients with cancer often have a poorer prognosis compared with those who are lean   The potential explanation is based on data reported in Cancer Research, a...

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Trampoline Safety Advice

October 2, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The AAOS produced an audio public service message and position statement about trampoline safety   Yankees baseball player underwent surgery late last week after suffering a career-threatening ankle injury while jumping on a trampoline. Yankees baseball player Joba Chamberlain underwent...

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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife and Doul…

February 28, 2013 by Kathryn Norcutt

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants and no known harm   The Cochrane Collaboration conducted the study “Continuous Support for Women During Childbirth” in 2011 and concluded that: “Continuous support during labor has...

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New Otago study focuses on health aspect…

September 28, 2011 by Dr Kirsten Lovelock & Dr David McBride

University of Otago researchers have received a Health Research Council of New Zealand and Ministry of Health partnership research grant to conduct an epidemiological study of the former Fruitgrowers Chemical Company site in Mapua   The project will...

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Living with Glaucoma: It’s all in the Fa…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Glaucoma can quietly damage the eye and optic nerve even before a person notices vision problems   With today’s improved treatments, glaucoma patients no longer face inevitable blindness, but preserving vision depends on seeing an Eye M.D. (ophthalmologist)...

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Guidelines for the Screening and Treatme…

September 29, 2012 by Moffitt Cancer Center

New potential tools   Julio M. Pow-Sang, M.D., chair of Moffitt Cancer Center's Department of Genitourinary Oncology, and colleagues have published two prostate cancer articles in the September issue of JNCCN -- The Journal of the National Comprehensive...

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Relapse or Recovery? Neuroimaging Predicts…

Brain activity changes as people recover from their addictions   An Indiana University study...

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Fall Sports: Staying Active While…

Orthopaedic surgeons share tips to help athletes stay clear of sports injuries...

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Spice up Your Summer Barbecue…

Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders   ST. PAUL, Minn. – The...

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