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Fall Sports: Staying Active While Being …

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic surgeons share tips to help athletes stay clear of sports injuries this fall   Summer is coming to an end, and it won’t be long before athletes and sports enthusiasts take to the field to play soccer...

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Serotonin levels affect the brain’s resp…

September 15, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research provides new insight into why some individuals may be more aggressive than others   Fluctuations of serotonin levels in the brain, which often occur when someone hasn’t eaten or is stressed, affects brain regions that enable people...

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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Hel…

January 18, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

The combined oral contraceptive pill does alleviates the symptoms of painful menstrual periods   A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms...

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American Academy of Dermatology Issues N…

September 7, 2011 by American American Academy of Dermatology

Updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of melanoma   Based on an extensive review of scientific literature and the recommendations of recognized melanoma experts, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has released updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment...

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Unprecedented Insight Into Fighting Vira…

September 29, 2011 by Rutgers University

Researchers at Rutgers and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have determined the structure of a protein that is the first line of defense in fighting viral infections including influenza, hepatitis C, West Nile, rabies, and measles.   Principal...

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The Prevention of Lifestyle Diseases Has…

September 19, 2011 by European Society of Cardiology

Today, the General Assembly begins a two-day summit with heads of government on non-communicable diseases, the first health issue on the UN agenda since HIV/AIDS in 2001   The European Society of Cardiology, through the European Chronic Disease...

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Trampoline Safety Advice

The AAOS produced an audio public service message and position statement about trampoline...

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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 Translational Genomics Research Institute

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix-based non-profit organization dedicated...

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The Story of Dagmar Berne

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney...

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