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Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay

September 28, 2012 by Society for General Microbiology

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay   It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General...

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Treating Hepatitis C Infection in Prison…

September 28, 2012 by Wiley

Incarcerated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are just as likely to respond to treatment for the disease as patients in the community,   according to findings published in the October issue of Hepatology, a peer-reviewed...

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Intra-aortic Balloon Pumps Do Not Reduce…

August 30, 2011 by Doctor Patel, Manesh (Durham, USA)

Hot Line III - Acute Coronary Syndromes Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)   Intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation prior to PCI in patients with ST segment elevation MI does not reduce infarct size as measured by MRI, according to...

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Call for Entries Now Underway for 2012 N…

July 29, 2011 by The American Academy of Neurology

We Need Your Story! Win up to $1,000 and a Trip to New Orleans   The American Academy of Neurology Foundation is calling on all neurology patients and caregivers to submit a short video to its 2012 Neuro...

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Mold exposure in infancy increases asthm…

September 29, 2011 by University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center

Infants who live in "moldy” homes are three times more likely to develop asthma   Infants who live in "moldy” homes are three times more likely to develop asthma by age 7, according to a study led by...

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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested...

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Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can...

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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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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

A Founder of Protein Crystallography   Scientific biographers do not, in general, find much...

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