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Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended in...

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Kidney Grafts Function Longer in Europe …

October 12, 2012 by Heidelberg University Hospital

Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States   While the one-year survival rate is 90% in both Europe and the United States, after five years...

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People With Allergies May Have Lower Ris…

September 24, 2012 by Emily Caldwell

New study strengthens scientists’ belief that something about having allergies or a related factor lowers the risk for this cancer   COLUMBUS, Ohio - New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there’s a link...

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Research could lead to a better understa…

September 28, 2012 by University of Lincoln

Royal Society University Research Fellow Dr Edward Taylor has joined the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences   Dr Taylor spent the last ten years at the University of York where he was awarded a Royal Society...

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Don’t Suffer in Silence with Toe Pain

August 1, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame   Rosemont, IL --- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are...

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‘Clonal’ evolution in patient’s Maxillar…

September 28, 2012 by Translational Genomics Research Institute

Examination of sinus cavity tumor provides potential roadmap for rare cancer treatments   Knowing how tumors evolve can lead to new treatments that could help prevent cancer from recurring, according to a study published today by the Translational...

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