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Women in Medicine: How Female Doctors Ha…

September 20, 2012 by Gianna FoteI

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to inspire and save lives every day   According to the AMA website, in 1970 fewer than eight percent of physicians in the United States were women...

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No Link found Between Working the Night …

September 25, 2012 by Holly Wagner

The final results showed no relationship between shift work and an increased risk of developing prostate, colon or breast cancers or nearly any other kind of cancer, regardless of how much the occupation depended upon shift...

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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Ident…

July 11, 2013 by Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen’s action has been identified for the first time in a female, researchers report.   The 18-year-old wasn’t experiencing breast development or menstruation, classic symptoms of too little estrogen, the usual cause...

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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

August 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation significantly reduced expression of inflammatory genes   Many elderly people spend their last years alone. Spouses pass and children scatter. But being lonely is much more than a silent house and a lack of companionship. Over time...

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Novel Spinal Neuromodulation Device Deli…

March 25, 2011 by American Academy of Pain Medicine

Results from an ongoing prospective study report that a novel spinal neuromodulation device changes the paradigm for patients suffering with low back pain   who have not found relief through conventional spinal cord stimulation (SCS). The single-centered results...

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Delayed Cord Clamping Increases Iron Sto…

July 11, 2013 by Wiley

The authors found babies' blood and iron levels were healthier when the cord was clamped later   Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord after birth benefits newborn babies, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. In...

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