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Gene that controls chronic pain identifi…

September 25, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research lays groundwork for the development of new, targeted pain medications   A gene responsible for regulating chronic pain, called HCN2, has been identified by scientists at the University of Cambridge. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)...

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Women in Medicine: How Female Doctors Ha…

September 20, 2012 by Gianna FoteI

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to inspire and save lives every day   According to the AMA website, in 1970 fewer than eight percent of physicians in the United States were women...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Fac…

March 26, 2013 by Mandy Cooper

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine service provider   They are health professional who focuses on the restoration of health and movement of certain body parts that underwent a traumatic accident or...

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The Story of Dagmar Berne

December 25, 2011 by Vanessa Witton

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney Medical School Foundation Dagmar Berne was born in the New South Wales coastal town of Bega on 16 November 1866, the daughter of a Danish-born...

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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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Fast Facts About Areola Reduction

June 27, 2013 by Roselen

Areola Reduction, a fairly common procedure in the cosmetic world   What is an Areola? Areola is different from nipples. The areola is the dark and pigmented skin around your nipples. These patch of skin may come in all...

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Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently…

The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers...

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AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours...

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