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Eye Protection is Essential for All Athl…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries   For Stephen Sacks, what started out as a routine basketball game his senior year of high school turned into a medical emergency. Stephen was a young basketball...

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Selumetinib - Breakthrough in Ovarian Ca…

February 14, 2013 by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

Researchers at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have discovered that many women with low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary   or peritoneum have seen their tumors stabilize or...

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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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Bioengineers Design Rapid Diagnostic Tes…

September 28, 2012 by University of California - Santa Barbara

Inexpensive medical diagnostic tests that take only a few minutes to perform   By mimicking nature's own sensing mechanisms, bioengineers at UC Santa Barbara and University of Rome Tor Vergata have designed inexpensive medical diagnostic tests that take...

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Measuring Women's Risk of Osteoporosis

October 17, 2012 by University of California, Los Angeles

For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led study   Currently, assessing osteoporosis...

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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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Keeping an Eye on Age-Related…

Early detection, careful monitoring, and prompt treatment are crucial to saving sight   SAN...

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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife…

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants...

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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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