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Dr. Lucille Teasdale - Canadian Woman Su…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Lucille Teasdale was one of the first women in Quebec to become a surgeon   She spent 35 years in northern Uganda, where she and her husband, Dr. Piero Corti, built one of the most modern and...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to Make Healthy …

September 29, 2011 by Paul Preuss

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover a crucial connection in skin formation   Skin is the body’s armor, protecting us from disease agents, injury, excessive water loss, and cold and heat. Yet...

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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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Diabetic Retinopathy - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology 

Diabetes can affect sight   If you have diabetes mellitus, your body does not use and store sugar properly. High blood-sugar levels can damage blood vessels in the retina, the nerve layer at the back of the eye...

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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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When is it Time for Cataract Surgery?

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Almost everyone who lives a long life will develop cataracts at some point   As more Americans live into their 70s and beyond, we all need to know a few cataract basics: risks and symptoms, tips that may...

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What orthopaedic surgeons want you to know   Home chores never seem to get...

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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

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

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix-based non-profit organization dedicated...

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Aurora Martinez - long road…

Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she...

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