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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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Delivery of therapeutics: Small Packages…

July 14, 2013 by University of Melbourne

New strategy to coat microscopic materials   University of Melbourne researchers have developed an efficient system to coat tiny objects, such as bacterial cells, with thin films that assemble themselves which could have important implications for drug delivery...

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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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Medication use higher among overweight k…

October 4, 2012 by Bryan Alary

Overweight children aged 12 to 19 are 59 per cent more likely than normal-weight kids to take prescription medication, according to UAlberta research.   Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a...

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Helen Flanders Dunbar - Pioneer in Psych…

December 25, 2011 by Constance M. McGovern

Helen Flanders Dunbar - "the mother of holistic medicine" (Stevens & Gardner, 1982, p. 93)   Dunbar, Helen Flanders (14 May 1902-21 Aug. 1959), psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and pioneer in psychosomatic medicine, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter...

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The Story of Dagmar Berne

December 25, 2011 by Vanessa Witton

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney Medical School Foundation Dagmar Berne was born in the New South Wales coastal town of Bega on 16 November 1866, the daughter of a Danish-born...

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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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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle...

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Drowning in Drainage

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Celebrating 150 Years of Women…

Nineteen ninety-nine marks the 150th anniversary of the entrance of women into...

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