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Gene that controls chronic pain identifi…

September 25, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research lays groundwork for the development of new, targeted pain medications   A gene responsible for regulating chronic pain, called HCN2, has been identified by scientists at the University of Cambridge. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)...

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Can Calamari Oil DHA Help In Lowering Th…

April 14, 2015 by Roselen

Foods containing omega-3 fatty acids can help in lowering the risk and prevention of certain cancers   According to studies, the essential fatty acid DHA which is found in cold water fish, krill and squid can help in minimizing...

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Few Teens Undergo Pregnancy Testing in E…

October 19, 2012 by American Academy of Pediatrics

Pregnancy Testing Rates Among Adolescent Emergency Department Patients   Few adolescent females undergo pregnancy testing in the hospital emergency department (ED), even when they complain of lower abdominal pain, or before they are exposed to radiation for tests...

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Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Desp…

May 16, 2011 by Todd Edwards

You're So Vain: New Survey Shows Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Despite Knowing Health Risks   For many teens and young adults, living in the moment is all about having fun, looking good and not worrying...

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Don’t Suffer in Silence with Toe Pain

August 1, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame   Rosemont, IL --- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to Make Healthy …

September 29, 2011 by Paul Preuss

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover a crucial connection in skin formation   Skin is the body’s armor, protecting us from disease agents, injury, excessive water loss, and cold and heat. Yet...

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Unprecedented Insight Into Fighting Viral…

Researchers at Rutgers and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have determined the...

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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife…

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants...

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