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Learning How Gut Bacteria Influence Heal…

September 29, 2011 by New York University School of Medicine

Scientists have deciphered the genome of a bacterium implicated as a key player in regulating the immune system of mice   The genomic analysis provides the first glimpse of its unusually sparse genetic blueprint and offers hints about...

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Benefits of Early Intervention in Addres…

August 22, 2012 by New York University

Preemptive cognitive training can help the brain function   Preemptive cognitive training—an early intervention to address neuropsychiatric deficiencies—can help the brain function normally later in life, a team of researchers has found through a series of experiments on laboratory...

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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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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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Offspring of childhood cancer survivors …

December 16, 2011 by Dagny Stuart

A large, retrospective study of the children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation therapy and/or some forms of chemotherapy found that the offspring do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared...

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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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Living with Glaucoma: It’s all…

Glaucoma can quietly damage the eye and optic nerve even before a...

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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

Meditation significantly reduced expression of inflammatory genes   Many elderly people spend their last...

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AAPM: The Physician’s Voice in Pain Medicine   The American Academy of Pain Medicine...

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May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted...

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