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"Never Events" Might Lead to …

July 31, 2011 by Brian S. Parsley, MD

The efforts to decrease the incidence of preventable errors in medical treatment   The efforts by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Federal Government to improve the quality of healthcare and decrease the incidence of preventable...

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New Translational Research Reveals a Use…

March 24, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Results from a new study offers insight into the brain’s circuitry involved in stress-induced hyperalgesia (SIH),   which may help lead to a better understanding of the development and maintenance of chronic pain states in patients suffering with conditions...

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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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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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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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New Translational Research Reveals a Use…

March 24, 2011 by American Academy of Pain Medicine

National Harbor, MD — Results from a new study offers insight into the brain’s circuitry involved in stress-induced hyperalgesia (SIH), which may help lead to a better understanding of the development and maintenance of chronic pain...

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Scientists Reverse Alzheimer's-Like Memory Loss…

EGFR inhibitors used to fight cancer show surprising efficacy in fly, mouse...

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Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) Provide the…

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according...

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The Atlas of Human Embryology

From Oocytes to Preimplantation Embryos   The European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology...

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The Plight of an International…

Here is a compelling story of a Bulgarian trained physician who has...

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